Alexander Ford-Mercury and Franklin Community to Raise up to $6,000 for Centennial High School Cougar Athletic Club
Alexander Ford-Mercury in Franklin, Tenn. and Ford Motor Company are teaming up with Centennial High School for the Drive One 4 UR School campaign to help raise money for the Cougar Athletic Club. Ford will donate $20 per test drive in hopes of raising $6,000 for the school! There will also be a car wash, bake sale, garage sale and other activities going on.
- Nashville, TN (1888PressRelease) August 27, 2010 - Ford Motor Company and Alexander Ford in Franklin are partnering to help raise money in support of Centennial High School as part of Ford's Drive One 4 UR School program. Members of the local Franklin community will have the opportunity to raise up to $6,000 for the Centennial High School Cougar Athletic Club by test driving a Ford or Mercury vehicle at Centennial High School on Saturday, September 11, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
For every person who test drives a vehicle, Alexander Ford will donate $20 to Centennial High School where the funds raised will be used to support the competition cheerleaders, girls' soccer team and boys' baseball team.
"This is a great way for the community and our business to come together and raise money for the kids. It is our first year being involved with the event and we are all very excited," said Mike Miles, General Sales Manager of Alexander Ford in Franklin. "Ford Motor Company has always been a leader in contributing to the community so come join us for a great event and have some fun test driving our Ford and Mercury vehicles!"
In addition to raising much-needed revenue for high school extracurricular activities, Ford Motor Company's Drive One 4 UR School program also gives participants the chance to take a look at Ford's exciting new cars and leading safety technologies, including:
• MyKey™, a system that allows parents to limit a vehicle's top speed and audio volume to encourage safe driving behavior in teens;
• SYNC®, the fully integrated, in-vehicle voice-activated communications and entertainment system with 911 AssistTM, Vehicle Health Report and GPS-based features including business search and call completion;
• Blind Spot Information System (BLIS™) with Cross Traffic Alert, which uses radar to check the blind spot and helps notify the driver of approaching traffic when backing out of a parking spot; and,
• Active Park Assist, a technology that helps drivers position the vehicle for parallel parking and then steer it into a parking spot without touching the steering wheel.
To participate, please visit Centennial High School between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, September 11.
Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver's license. There is a limit of one test drive per household.