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Carriage Ford and Local Community to Raise as much as $6,000 for Clarksville High School

Innovative test-drive event will yield much-needed money for the athletic department

April 15, 2011 - PRLog -- Clarksville, IN – Carriage Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company’s innovative Drive One 4 UR School program to the Clarksville community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for Clarksville High School. For every person who test-drives a Ford vehicle at Clarksville High School on April 16, Carriage Ford and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to Clarksville High School Athletic Department. The event will take place during the 4th Annual Sgt. James Daniel Faulkner Benefit Relay. There will also be a boys baseball and girls softball game during the event.

“We know how important extracurricular activities are to our high school students, and as part of this community, we want to help,” said Jeff Stirn, Sales Manager at Carriage Ford. “This is why we’re excited to raise money for the athletic department, meanwhile introducing parents, teenagers and other drivers to our high-quality lineup and innovative safety technologies.” The event, which will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., will feature the Ford Focus, Fiesta, Fusion, Edge, F-150, Mustang or other available models.

Since the start of Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program in 2007, more than 275,000 test-drives at more than 1,500 events have generated over $5 million in donations for high schools nationwide. Locally, Carriage Ford has participated in Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program for three years and raised $10,800 for local high schools.

To participate, please visit Clarksville High School between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on April 16.

Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s license. There is a limit of one test-drive per household.

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 163,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford’s products, please visit www.ford.com.

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Location:Clarksville - Indiana - United States
Industry:Automotive, Education, Sports
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