Car dealer event to aid Port Angeles students

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — Price Ford Lincoln of Port Angeles will team up with Port Angeles High School for the fourth annual Drive One 4 UR School event Sunday.

The fundraiser — set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Walmart, 3471 E. Kolonels Way — will support the high school orchestra program.

People can stop by and test-drive a new Ford or Lincoln vehicle, and for each test-drive, Price Ford Lincoln will donate $20 to the orchestra program.

300 test-drives

Three hundred test-drives will earn $6,000 for the school.

The car company has said there will be no obligation or pressure to make a purchase.

All drivers must be 18 years or older and have a valid driver’s license.

Car seats cannot be accommodated.

There is a limit of one test-drive per address.

Last year’s event and raised $7,830 for the career technical department at the high school. That year, the dealership, in addition to donating $20 per test drive, donated an extra $10 for each test drive of the new 2012 Ford Focus.

Previous Drive One 4 UR School events raised $5,500 for the high school’s band program and more than $3,500 for its athletic department, Garry Cameron, high school principal, has said.

Ford Motor Co.’s Drive One 4 UR School program began nationally in 2007 and since then has sponsored 1,500 events in 49 states, offered more than 275,000 test-drives and raised more than $5 million for before-school and after-school activities in high schools across the country.

For more information, phone Joel Elliott at 360-457-3333.

Last modified: September 30. 2012 6:17PM
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