Local dealership plans fundraiser at school


A local dealership plans to help raise as much as $9,000 for Seymour-Redding Elementary School during an event from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 6.

During the Chrysler Cars 4 Classrooms program at Bob Poynter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Fiat of Seymour, parents and friends of the school each may earn earn a $10 contribution, up to $2,000, for the school by taking a brief test drive in the all-new Chrysler Pacifica and Pacifica Hybrid.

Any licensed driver 18 or older may drive participate, according to a news release from Great Lakes Business Center regional director Jeff Hines.

The Chrysler brand also will give the school a chance to earn $1,000 more and be entered into a grand prize sweepstakes for up to $7,000 more by sharing photos from the event on a public Facebook account within one week of the fundraiser’s date and incorporating the provided customized hashtag #RedPacificaContest for Seymour-Redding ElementaryYes and tagging @Chrysler.

The contest ends March 13.

All test drive participants will be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win $45,000 toward an eligible vehicle from any one of the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Truck and Fiat brands.

In 2017, the Chrysler brand celebrates 25 years of commitment to its local schools and families. Since 1993, the brand helped to raise more than $7 million through fundraising test drives.

Information: cars4classrooms.com

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