Ray Skillman Ford and Local Community to Raise as much as $6,000 for Greenwood Community High School

Innovative test-drive event will yield much-needed money for swim team and athletic department
April 29, 2011 - PRLog -- Greenwood, IN – Ray Skillman Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company’s innovative Drive One 4 UR School program to the Greenwood community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for Greenwood Community High School. For every person who test-drives a Ford vehicle at Greenwood Community High School on April 30, Ray Skillman Ford and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to Greenwood Community High School. The funds will benefit the swim team and athletic department.

“We know how important extracurricular activities are to our high school students, and as part of this community, we want to help,” said Scott Clegg, Sales Manager at Ray Skillman Ford. “This is why we’re excited to raise money for the swim team and 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 9 am to 5 pm, will feature the Ford Explorer, Focus, Fiesta, F-150, Mustang, Fusion, Taurus 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, Ray Skillman Ford has participated in Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program for two years and raised over $8,000 for the Beech Grove High School Band.

To participate, please visit Greenwood Community High School between 9 am and 5 pm on April 30.

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

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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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