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Ford Test Drives to benefit AHS on Sat. April 21

Free Ford test drives on Saturday, April 21, 2012 to benefit Ashland High School
For each test drive, $20 will be donated to the school.

By Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland

Ashland, Oh, March 15, 2012 — Test driving a new Ford car or truck can help raise up to $6,000 for Ashland High School. Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland is participating in Ford's Drive One 4 UR School event on Saturday, April 21, from 9 am to 3 p.m. at Ashland High School.For every person who takes a short 5 to 7 minute test drive in the Ford 2012 vehicle of their choice, Ford will donate $20 to the school.

Since the start of Ford's Drive One 4 UR School program in 2007, more than 125,000 people have helped raise more than $2.6 million for close to 700 high schools across the country.
Regionally, this is the first event of its kind. Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland wants to see Ashland High School reap the benefits of this event and earn up to $6,000.

"Drive One 4 UR School is a great way for our dealership to lend a hand to our local school district," said Damon Hitchcock, General Sales Manager of Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland. "We understand that money is tight for schools across our area and this is a fantastic way to raise much needed funds."  Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland will be taking vehicles to Ashland High School on Saturday, April 21, 2012 that includes the new Ford Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Escape, F150, Explorer, Edge and possibility a Mustang. "People will get to see the new Ford line-up for 2012/2013," said Hitchcock.
Students and Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland have been busy advertising around the surrounding area and through Facebook.

Rick Brindley High School Athletic Director/Assistant Principal at Ashland High School, said, "This event will help the Girls Basketball, Girls Softball, Band, FFA and Boys Soccer organizations at the school." "Opportunities like this don't come our way every day and we hope the entire community will turn out in large numbers to ensure we hit our goal to raise $6,000," said Mr. Brindley

Test drives are limited to one per household and drivers must be 18 years or older with a valid Ohio driver's license. Prior to the drive, drivers will be asked to fill out a short evaluation form.

If you have questions, please contact Doris Dunn, Marketing Manager for the Donley Auto Group, at 419-281-3673 ext 138 or Deana Mansperger, at419-651-9200.

About Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland
Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland located at 1641 Claremont, Ashland OH and is one of four dealerships of Donley Auto Group. This dealership is part of the Donley Auto Group in the Heart of Ohio, with new Ford and Lincoln vehicles and a large inventory of many pre-owned brand vehicles. Ashland is a full service dealership providing new and used vehicles sales, extended warranties, service, parts and wholesale parts. For information on Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland vehicle inventory, go to

About Donley Auto Group
Donley Auto Group dealerships consist of four full service dealerships; Ashland, Galion, Mount Vernon and Shelby. Since 1977 Donley Ford Lincoln of Ashland has served the local community and expanded into 20 surrounding counties with the additional dealerships. All, in the ‘Heart of Ohio’. For more information, visit

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