The recent Drive One 4UR School fundraiser sponsored by Oliver Ford Lincoln Mercury and Ford Motor Co. raised $6000 for Plymouth High School Athletic Boosters Club. Ford donated $20 for each person who drove one of the vehicles in its current lineup. Over 300 members of the community participated in the unique event held May 1st in the PHS parking lot.
“We were thrilled with the turnout from the community and glad we could give the donation,” said Jennifer Houin, Vice President at Oliver Ford. “Our sports program faces financial challenges just like every school does these days, and we know this money will be put to good use. And we just got word that we’ve been selected to have a second event to raise more money for the school. It will be Saturday August 7th at Plymouth High School and this time we’re raising funds for the Music Boosters. We’re looking forward to working with Bryan Ames and all the supporters at PHS.”
“Drive One 4 UR School is an excellent program and I am so glad Oliver Ford was able to help our community and school system, “said Roy Benge, Athletic Director at Plymouth High School. “We thank Ford Motor Company tremendously for giving schools across the country such a great opportunity.”
This is the second year the dealership has brought the promotion to Plymouth. The opportunity was made possible because Oliver Ford Lincoln Mercury has — for the 10th time — earned Ford Motor Company’s President’s Award for Customer Satisfaction. Established in 1955, the dealership is in its third generation of family ownership.
Photo: On hand for the presentation of the $6000 check to the PHS Sports Boosters Club are (L-R), Roy Benge (PHS Athletic Director), Jennifer Houin (Vice President, Oliver Ford), Jeni and Bruce Hirschy (representing the Athletic Boosters Club Membership), Jim Condin (PHS Principal) and John Oliver (General Manager, Oliver Ford).