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Drive for the Kids event brings $1,540 to Central Elementary

Thursday, October 11, 2012

York Chrysler Dodge Jeep of Crawfordsville recently donated $1,540 to Cenetral Elmentary School as part of its Drive for the Kids event. Present for the check presentation were students Ryder Eads (left), Kingsley Hardy, Kayli Frakes, Dylan Gilley, teachers Kimberly Cunningham, Mandy Wells, Hilarie Pistelli and Greg Simpson of York.
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York Chrysler Dodge Jeep of Crawfordsville helped raise $,540 for Central Elementary with Chrysler brand's Drive for the Kids program. The fundraising event was held on Aug. 21 with the school's Meet the Teacher event, and sponsored by the Central Parent Teacher Organization.

One hundred and twenty-nine participants earned a $10 contribution to the school from Chrysler brand by taking a brief test drive in a Town and County, the company's award winning minivan. York Chrysler Dodge Jeep supplied the vehicles and volunteers from the dealership were on hand to assist in the fundraising drives.

"Drive for the Kids is a mutually beneficial program. We're pleased to support our local schools, and enjoy demonstrating a terrific world class product," said Greg Simpson, sales manager of York Chrysler Dodge Jeep. "Parents are genuinely interested in testing our 2012 Chrysler Town & Country minivan with all the advanced safety, technology and economy features; and we are happy to help raise extra dollars for the school. We all work together for the kids. Everyone has a great time."

Present for the donation were Kimberly Cunningham, Mandy Wells, treasurer, Hilarie Pistelli, vice president, Greg Simpson, of York Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Ryder Eads, Kingsley Hardy, Kayli Frakes and Dylan Gilley.

Chrysler supports schools in the communities where the company does business. Since 1993, when Chrysler introduced Drive for the Kids, Chrysler dealers have worked with parents and educators in communities across the nation. Chrysler has contributed more than $4 million, directly to local schools, for student needs from playgrounds and field trips to reading programs and computers. Chrysler is proud of this tradition of community involvement.

To learn more about Chrysler Group LLC, visit the website at www.chrysler.com or visit www.yorkautomotive.com.

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