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Chicagoland Dealers Care Donates $8,000 to 16 local Charitable Organizations
The 2013 Chicago Auto Show served as a backdrop for a Chicagoland Dealers Care check presentation held on the last day of the public show on February 18. The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) donated $8,000 to 16 local charitable organizations, nominated by Chicagoland dealerships, as a part of the Chicagoland Dealers Care program. Click for more . . .
Chicago Auto Show Charity Benefit Raises $2.2 Million
Eighteen area charities tonight shared in more than $2 million raised by the 2013 Chicago Auto Show's benevolent event, First Look for Charity, and two attendees left with the keys to new vehicles. Click for more . . .
The Votes Are In: Chicagoland Dealers Care Announces Facebook Contest Winners
Three Chicagoland nonprofit organizations received extra cheer this holiday season – in the form of financial donations – as the winners of the Chicagoland Dealers Care Facebook contest. The month-long philanthropic event enlisted the public to vote on DriveChicago.com’s Facebook page for a local charitable organization. Click for more . . .
Chicagoland Dealers Care and West Suburban Dealer Team Up to Support Anderson Animal Shelter
The Chicago Automobile Trade Association donated $1,500 to the Anderson Animal Shelter of South Elgin as part of its Chicagoland Dealers Care program to build on efforts put forth by the local new-car dealer community.
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$2.1 Million was Raised at Chicago Auto Show Charity Event
Eighteen area charities tonight shared in more than $2 million raised by the 2012 Chicago Auto Show’s benevolent event, First Look for Charity, and two attendees left with the keys to new Cadillacs. Click for more . . .
Resnick Auto Group Assists Developmentally Disabled Adults
New-car dealer Philip Resnick and the Resnick Auto Group have contributed over $10,000 this year in cash and vehicles to Lambs Farm, a local organization for developmentally disabled adults. Resnick's dedication drew accolades from the Chicago Automobile Trade Association, which gave an additional $1500 through its Chicagoland Dealers Care program. Click for more . . .
Chicagoland Dealers Care Join Local Dealer to Benefit Down Syndrome Center
The Chicagoland Dealers Care program has joined with Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) member and dealer Jim Jennings to benefit the Advocate Health Care Adult Association for Down Syndrome Center. Click for more . . .
Local Dealer Campaigns for Juvenile Diabetes Cure
John Hennessy of River Oaks Ford in Calumet City has led the charge in making a major contribution to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. John and his family participate in the Lisle JDRF Walk every October as a part of team Left Eye, which raised nearly $8000 during this year alone. Over half of the team's contribution came from River Oaks Ford and its friends and vendors. Click for more . . .
Arlington Heights new-car dealer teams with suburban chairty to help feed the poor.
Arlington Heights Toyota dealer Gary Vicari was inspired by one of his employees' dedication to a Chicago area charity, so when a flier from the Chicago Automobile Trade Association crossed his desk with an offer to match donations of its dealer members, he jumped at the chance. Click for more . . .
Local dealer supports a suburban youth center
Oak Lawn Toyota helped start and continues to support a suburban youth center. It's just one of the many ways that new-car dealers stay involved in the community. Click for video . . .
Chicago Auto Show charity benefit raises $1.8 million
Eighteen area charities tonight shared in more than $1.8 million raised by the 2009 Chicago Auto Show's benevolent event, First Look for Charity, and two attendees left with the keys to new vehicles. Click for more . . .
Chicago Automobile Trade Association's "Chicagoland Dealers Care" program donates $3,000 to local charities
The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) donated $1,500 to both the Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center and to the Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association (NEDSRA) as part of its "Chicagoland Dealers Care" program. Click for more . . .
Bredemann Dealerships Support American Cancer Society's "Real Men Wear Pink" Campaign
During the month of October, the Bredemann Family of Dealerships, which includes Toyota and Chevrolet in Park Ridge and Ford and Lexus in Glenview, took part in the American Cancer Society's "Real Men Wear Pink" campaign. Click for more . . .
Test drive Bill Jacobs BMW, help fight against cancer
Fans of the movie "Finding Forrester" might remember that wonderful scene when the film's writing protégé Jamal Wallace offers viewers an unexpected lecture about the history of the BMW and how the company wound up making cars. Click for more . . .
Chicagoland Dealers Care Assists Special Recreation group and the Homeless
The Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association and the Du Page County Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) organizations have become the most recent beneficiaries of contributions from Chicagoland Dealers Care. Click for more . . .
Historic Windy City Auto Family Continues to Give Back
Ask just about any Baby Boomer in Chicagoland about the "Z Frank" Chevrolet radio jingle they grew up with and odds are good you'll hear an off-key version of what became a broadcast classic. Click for more . . .
North Shore Group a Strong Community Member
There's nothing more precious than your children. It's not a tough concept to get your arms around, but the Highland Park-based North Shore Auto Group has involved itself in a series of community programs that speak volumes to their commitment to the safety of children. Click for more . . .
Chicagoland Auto Dealers Honored by Red Cross
Mark Scarpelli, chairman of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), receives a plaque from Amy Gardner-Nummer of the American Red Cross Blood Services recognizing the success of the Chicago Auto Show's 10th annual blood drive. Click for more . . .
Dave Heuring - Paul Heuring Ford
For Dave Heuring of Hobart, Indiana, community involvement has been as much a trademark as the blue Ford oval that has soared over the dealership that bears his family name for more than a half century. Click for more . . .
Chicago Auto Show Food Drive
Chrysler teamed up with the 2008 Chicago Auto Show to help the expo’s food drive benefiting the Chicago Christian Industrial League (CCIL) by collecting canned goods and non-perishable items to help feed homeless families. Click for more . . .
Kelly Nissan and Laird Rencher
Every year, Kelly Nissan salesman Laird Rencher asks his local church to help him identify a family in need of transportation. "While public transportation is available to most, it would be hard to find anyone who wouldn't benefit from the availability of their own vehicle," said Rencher. "Our mission has been to provide the freedom of personal transportation to a family in need." Click for more . . .
First Look for Charity
Eighteen area charities shared in more than $2.8 million raised by the 2008 Chicago Auto Show’s benevolent event, First Look for Charity, and three attendees left with the keys to new vehicles. More than10,000 people attended First Look, helping to raise $2,444,810 accounted for the night of the event, but then topped $2.8 million when all the tickets were gathered and counted. Click for more . . .