Sherwood Ford is a Silver Sponsor with Racing for a Cure event to Support Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 General News
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Edmonton area drivers are encouraged to test drive new and used models at Ford dealership throughout June to aid in donations to cancer research event.

SHERWOOD PARK, Alberta, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Edmonton dealership Sherwood Ford

is proud to serve and support the community that it calls home, which is why it has announced a partnership as a Silver Sponsor for Racing for a Cure, an event that will be taking place on June 22 to support and benefit Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation.

Racing for a Cure kicks off at 7 a.m. with kids from Stollery Children's Hospital taking helicopter rides from Synergy Aviation's hangars over the city landscape, continuing with a parade through St. Albert and Edmonton from 11 a.m. to noon, where the VIP children will be able to ride shotgun in their favourite exotic vehicles.

The parade will make its final stop at the Edmonton Legislative Grounds, where festivities like climbing walls, reverse bungies, sumo suits and more will be open to the public from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Racing for a Cure will wrap up with a gala at 6 p.m. that features a live and silent auction, as well as testimonials by kids and families from Stollery Children's Hospital. All proceeds from the event will go directly to pediatric cancer research and prevention, and more information on the Racing for a Cure event itinerary can be found on its website.

Sherwood Ford is involving itself with the Racing for a Cure event in many ways – it will offer its #NationTruck to be used in the event's parade, and during the month of June, the dealership will make a donation to Stollery Children's Hospital for each test drive that consumers and prospective shoppers take.

Those who would like to purchase tickets to Racing for a Cure are encouraged to visit its official website, where residents may make a monetary donation for themselves. Since its inaugural event in 2012, Racing for A Cure has helped to raise over $2,740,000 for Pediatric Oncology and other programs and services that Stollery Children's Hospital offers.

Sherwood Ford is proud to be able to serve the Edmonton community in events that provide healthy and beneficial outlets for area children – those who would like more information about the Racing for a Cure event are encouraged to contact the dealership by phone at (587) 860-1538 or online at sherwoodford.ca. Sherwood Ford is located at 2540 Broadmoor Boulevard in Sherwood Park.

 

SOURCE Sherwood Ford



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