Drive to Help Raise Money for Lawson ECS Students
MCKINNEY, TX, 04-29-14 — Mark your calendar! On May 20th 2014, representatives from Chrysler Jeep Dodge City of McKinney will partner with parents and teachers for a Drive for the Kids Fundraiser to help raise money in support of the Lawson ECS Driving for the Future.
Between 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at 500 Dowell St McKinney, TX 75071 parents and guests will have the opportunity to earn a $10 contribution for the school from the Chrysler brand, by taking a test drive in the award-winning 2014 Chrysler Town & Country minivan – highest ranked in loyalty 12 years in a row. Everyone is invited to join the fun. Any licensed driver, age 18 or older, may drive and earn $10 on their behalf. There is no limit to the number of drives. Chrysler Jeep Dodge City of McKinney will provide 2014 model Chrysler brand vehicles along with dealership personnel volunteering their time to answer any questions.
“We enjoy working with the schools and are looking forward to the opportunity to support the kids,” said Jim Proctor, GM of Chrysler Jeep Dodge City of McKinney. “This year we are especially excited to show off the world class interior of the 2014 Chrysler Town & Country, along with more than 40 standard safety, security and technology features. Drive for the Kids fundraisers are a lot of fun,” continued Jim. “Everyone works together to help the kids.”
At the conclusion of 2014, the school with the highest number of test drives in each one of the five geographic regions (Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Central, and West) will win an additional $5,000, for a total of $25,000 in additional funding from Chrysler through the Drive for the Kids program.
In 1993, Chrysler introduced Drive for the Kids and became the first automotive manufacturer to reach out in direct support of local schools. Since then, Chrysler dealers have worked with parents and educators across the nation to contribute over $5 million to schools located in communities where Chrysler and its dealers do business. For more information, visit www.drive4kids.com.
Test drive participants are automatically entered into the 2014 Chrysler Sweepstakes for a chance to win a credit in the amount of $45,000, to be used towards the purchase of any eligible Chrysler Group vehicle from the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram or FIAT brands. Learn more about Chrysler Group, LLC and its brands at www.chrysler.com.
About Chrysler Town & Country
The 2014 Chrysler Town & Country minivan is celebrating its 30th anniversary as one of the leading innovators in the segment it created back in late 1983. The world-class interior of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan is beautifully crafted with high-quality materials that are soft to the touch, and offers tech-savvy entertainment features and smart storage and seating options including Stow ‘n Go® seating with one-touch fold-down function, class-exclusive dual Blu-ray DVD entertainment system, navigation and SIRIUSXM satellite radio with Travel Link making the Chrysler Town & Country the ultimate family vehicle. A 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine produces a best-in-class 283 horsepower and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with a fuel economizer mode delivering up to 25 miles per gallon highway.
About the Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler brand has delighted customers with distinctive designs, craftsmanship, intuitive innovation and technology all at an extraordinary value since the company was founded in 1926.
Whether it is the groundbreaking, bold design of the Chrysler 300, the sleek elegant styling of the Chrysler 200 Convertible, or the family room on wheels functionality of the Chrysler Town & Country, Chrysler brand vehicles reward the passion, creativity and sense of accomplishment of its owners. Beyond just exceptionally designed vehicles, the Chrysler brand has incorporated thoughtful features into all of its products, such as the Stow ‘n Go® seating and storage system on the Chrysler Town & Country, the fuel-saving Fuel Saver Technology in the Chrysler 300 and Uconnect phone utilizing Bluetooth technology on the Chrysler 200 and Chrysler 200 Convertible.
The world-class interior of the Chrysler Town & Country minivan is beautifully crafted with high-quality materials that are soft to the touch, and offers tech-savvy entertainment features and smart storage and seating options including Stow ‘n Go® seating with one-touch fold-down function, dual DVD entertainment system, navigation and SIRIUSXM satellite radio with Travel Link making the Chrysler Town & Country the ultimate family vehicle. A 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine is a “Ward’s 10 Best Engine” and produces a best-in-class 283 horsepower and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with a fuel economizer mode. Town & Country achieves 17 miles per gallon in the city, 25 on the highway.
The Chrysler brand’s succession of innovative product introductions continues to solidify the brand’s standing as the leader in design, engineering and value. The premium for the Chrysler brand is in the product, not the price.