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General Motors and United Auto Workers Local 686 will jointly host an event to promote U.S. manufacturing, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the UAW union hall at 524 Walnut St. in Lockport.

Vendors will showcase American-made products.

There will also be food, music, activities for kids, a classic car show, and an opportunity to drive GM’s latest launch vehicles (valid driver’s license required).

Pat Curtis, the Lockport plant manager, will represent the GM Foundation and present five area charities with a total of $20,000.