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Touch a Truck
Sunday, August 25th, 2024
Portland Exchange Fairgrounds
11:00am to 2:00pm
Horn Free from 11:00am-12:00pm 
This is a hands on event for kids to climb, touch and sit in vehicles including dump trucks, fire trucks, police cruisers, buses, ambulances, pay loaders and much more.


For 2023, because of your support The Portland Exchange Club was able to make a $6000 donation to
Militarty Support Program
Working in Connecticut towards the prevention of Veteran susicides.

2023 Vehicle Contributors

Butler Construction


Middletown Police Department

DRVN Enterprises

Glastonbury Vol. Ambulance

Middletown Post Office

Bill Hanna

Dick Lawton

Snyder Civil Construction

Portland Fire Department

Portland Police Department

Portland Public Works

Thompson Landscape

M & J Bus Co.

RT Relocation

Batista (Dunkin Donuts)

Petzold's Marine

 Belltown Towing

2023 "Monster Truck" Sponsors

Bill's Auto Repair


Daniels Energy


Disaster Restoration Services

Law Office of George Law

Red Fox Restaurant

Snyder Civil Engineering & Construction

2023 "4 x 4" Sponsors

Petzolds Marine Center

Sharr Realty

2023 "Pickup" Truck Sponsors

All Waste ~ Don Valentas

The Flood Law Firm

Jamie & JoAnn Leonard

Jeanne Nuhfer - Edward Jones

Mimma Burke - State Farms Insurance

Portland Automotive

Thompson Landscape

Top Dog


"Best in Show"

Touch A Truck coordinator Jamie Leonard (c) presents Mike Lastrina (L) and Brian Steffman (r) with the Best in Show award for their Excavator

Admission is

$5 Per Person

 and can be purchased at the gate.

Free Parking

 Hot Dogs, Ice Cream and Refreshments available for purchase.

If you have a vehicle that kids would enjoy sitting in please contact us at

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