Online PR News – 08-April-2011 –KALAMAZOO, MI – The Harold Zeigler Automotive Group is proud to present the 30th Annual Drive For Life to benefit the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer. On April 28th, Michigan’s longest running Cancer Society gala event will bring together Southwest Michigan’s top community and business leaders in support of the mission to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back.
Since 1982 the Drive For Life has raised more than $2.2 million helping those who have been affected by cancer in Southwest Michigan and beyond. This year’s Drive For Life offers an evening of delectable cuisine, celebrity appearances, a raffle to win a 2011 Honda Pilot or $30,000 cash and tremendous auction items including:
- A Michigan State behind the scenes basketball package including two courtside seats
- Eight 50-yard line seats & field passes to Notre Dame vs. USC October 22, 2011
- 18 Detroit Tigers tickets in team President Dave Dombrowski’s personal suite along with three complimentary parking passes.
- Four suite tickets and a private jet to a Green Bay Packers game
- Matt Giraud autographed guitar
- Piano lesson with Matt Giraud
- Ocean reef fishing weekend for 4 including air travel and 2 hotel rooms
- One week vacation in a 12,000 sq ft house in Carmel, California
- One week rental of a 2011 Roush Mustang Convertible
“Everyone knows someone whose been touched by cancer,” Aaron Zeigler President of the Zeigler Automotive Group said. “By supporting the American Cancer Society, we can ensure that the people here in our community continue to benefit from the lifesaving research, programs and services the Society offers.”
The Drive For Life supports local programs such as Road to Recovery, providing patients with travel to and from cancer treatments free of charge; Reach to Recovery, a breast cancer support program; Cancer Resources Centers at area hospitals; and prevention and education services.
“Kalamazoo is a community made up of charitable people who stand up for each other and help their neighbors,” Zeigler added. “For the past 30 years the volunteers and donors who have made the Drive For Life so successful are a huge testament to that fact. It’s amazing what can be accomplished when we all unite for a common goal.”
Tickets are $200 each and may be purchased at all Harold Zeigler dealership locations. Only 650 tickets will be sold. Tickets may also be purchased by contacting Crystal Parish with the American Cancer Society at 269-349-8719 or Crystal.Parish@cancer.org. The Drive For Life gala will be held at The Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, 100 West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo. The event begins at 6:30 P.M.
About the Harold Zeigler Automotive Group
The Harold Zeigler Automotive Group is the Midwest’s leading auto dealership group, ranking among the nation’s top 1% for total dollar sales. Family owned and operated for over 35 years, Harold Zeigler currently owns 12 dealerships with 33 franchises in Michigan, Illinois and Indiana. Each Harold Zeigler dealership is staffed by experienced sales representatives and top trained technicians. Harold Zeigler provides a fun, easy and valuable automotive shopping and maintenance experience. Visit www.HaroldZeigler.com to learn more about the full-line of vehicles and services Harold Zeigler provides.
About the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. The American Cancer Society maintains a 24/7 help and information hotline at 800-227-2345. Log on to www.Cancer.org to learn more.