Crotty Chevrolet Buick and Chevrolet Support Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

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Dealership and Corry area residents mobilize to help fight breast cancer this October

Crotty Chevrolet Buick, Chevrolet and Corry-area customers will unite for the third consecutive year in the fight against breast cancer. Together with the American Cancer Society, Chevrolet provides nationwide grassroots support of the Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® walks and other activities.

“Crotty Chevrolet Buick is committed to helping find a cure for breast cancer,” said Robert Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “That’s why we’re helping to make strides against breast cancer, hoping we can help in finding a cure for breast cancer.”

Last year, with the support of Chevrolet, Crotty Chevrolet Buick and dealerships across the country, the American Cancer Society raised $1,211,463 in contributions through the Making Strides walks. This money helps fund research, wellness, breast cancer awareness education and support for breast cancer patients and their families.

Here are the Chevrolet- and Crotty Chevrolet Buick-sponsored activities planned in October in support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer:

• Facebook Fundraising “Likes” campaign
• Dealership “Wall of Hope”
• Test drive promotions
• Service rebate promotions
• Recognition at select NASCAR Sprint Cup Races, including a branded pink pace car and caution lap donations

Crotty Chevrolet Buick will donate $1.00 to the American Cancer Society for every new “like” to our Facebook http://a.pgtb.me/D5b3VS page between now and November 17th. Facebook users can also sign up for a chance to win a free iPad Mini http://a.pgtb.me/D5b3VS

At the Dealership Crotty Chevrolet has created a “Wall of Hope”. For a donation, a breast cancer symbol is placed on our wall with the name of a loved one or your own name showing support of Making Strides against Breast Cancer.

Corry-area customers can also join Chevrolet in the fight against breast cancer just by taking a test drive at Crotty Chevrolet. A $10 contribution per test drive up to $130,000 will be made to the American Cancer Society for every eligible test drives taken nationally on select dates at participating dealerships. Drivers must be over 21 with a valid driver’s license. The promotion is limited to one test drive per person.

Additionally, a Chevrolet Certified Service matching rebate promotion on select services encourages Corry-area to contribute their service rebate to the American Cancer Society from October 1 through November 30, with Chevrolet matching contributions dollar for dollar up to $60,000.

Chevrolet will also donate $200 for every lap run under caution during select NASCAR Sprint Cup and IZOD IndyCar Series races throughout October. In addition to the donation, a special themed pink Chevrolet Camaro SS will pace select NASCAR Sprint Cup series races. A special 2014 Corvette Stingray will serve as the pace car for the IZOD IndyCar Series event at Auto Club Speedway in October.

Those interested in participating in a Making Strides for Breast Cancer walk in their community can visit http://www.makingstrideswalk.org.

About Crotty Chevrolet Buick:
Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA since 1969 has been helping customers from Corry, Erie, Warren, Titusville, and Jamestown find the right new or used car at the price that works for them.  We have provided our customers with a portfolio of fuel-efficient Chevrolet and Buick vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, high quality, and value.  All backed by our award winning service department.  Learn more about our Chevrolet Cars, Trucks, and SUVs and the Luxury of a Buick Car or Crossover by visiting our website, blog or on our facebook page.

Crotty Chevrolet and Chevrolet Continue to Support Breast Cancer Fight

Crotty Chevrolet and Corry Area area residents to help fight breast cancer this October

American Cancer Society’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk.

For the second October in a row, Crotty Chevrolet Buick, Chevrolet and Corry Area customers are teaming up against a common enemy: breast cancer.

On October 6th, at 10:00 am, at Perry Square in Erie, PA employees, friends and family at Crotty Chevrolet will join the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk. At this year’s walk, the dealership is helping to take a step in the right direction toward finding a cure for breast cancer.

“Breast cancer affects everyone in some way; either through our grandmothers, mothers, daughters, sisters or friends,” said Robert Crotty, VP of  Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “That’s why we’re helping to make strides against breast cancer, hoping we can help in finding a cure for breast cancer.”

This year’s events take place primarily during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and include Crotty Chevrolet Buick employee and dealership-sponsored fund-raising walks, Chevrolet test drives, a “Wall of Hope” at the Dealership, a raffle for prizes and Chevrolet Certified Service rebate donations and matches.

Also on October 6th, Chevrolet will donate $10 to the American Cancer Society for every test drive taken at a Chevrolet dealer, including Crotty Chevrolet Buick, up to a total of $130,000.

Crotty Wall of Hope

Crotty Wall of Hope

At the Dealership Crotty Chevrolet has created a “Wall of Hope”. For a donation a breast cancer symbol is placed on our wall with the name of a loved one or your own name showing support of Making Strides against Breast Cancer. In addition we are having a raffle for prizes which have been donated from several local Corry Businesses and three of the walkers. Tickets to enter the drawing are $5.00 with the winners being announced on October 19th.

Making Strides Raffle

Making Strides Raffle

Chevrolet and Crotty Chevrolet Buick  hope to exceed the nearly $1.1 million raised by the American Cancer Society in 2011 through Chevrolet’s nationwide grassroots support for the society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks and other activities.

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Chevrolet Racing Revs Up Breast Cancer Fight

Brand to donate $200 per caution lap during AdvoCare 500 paced by pink Camaro SS

AdvoCare 500 Camaro SS Pace Car

Breast cancer survivors and their guests will take turns riding around the Atlanta Motor Speedway track Friday in this specially themed pink Chevrolet Camaro SS Pace Car driven by Team Chevy’s Jamie McMurray and Ron Hornaday, Jr. On Sunday, Chevrolet will donate $200 for every caution lap the Camaro SS paces in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500. Last year, 64 caution laps generated $12,800 for the American Cancer Society.

Chevrolet Racing will renew the brand’s fight against breast cancer this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway where every lap run under the caution flag will lead to a $200 contribution by Chevrolet to the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer initiative.

“For our 100th birthday in 2011, Chevrolet began its support of the American Cancer Society, and the generous response from our dealers, employees and customers told us we needed to help the Society fight for more birthdays,” said Don Johnson, vice president of Chevrolet Sales and Service. “At Chevy, we believe everyday heroes can accomplish extraordinary things, and it is in this spirit that we work to achieve a world without breast cancer.”

On Friday, 30 breast cancer survivors and their guests will spend the day at Atlanta Motor Speedway and participate in Chevrolet Camaro SS pace car rides around the historic track with Team Chevy NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jamie McMurray and four-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Ron Hornaday Jr. NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Danica Patrick also will visit with survivors for photos and autographs.

On Sunday, Chevy will donate $200 for every caution lap run during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500, paced by the pink Camaro SS featuring the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer logo. In 2011, 64 caution laps at Atlanta generated $12,800 for the American Cancer Society.

“Last year we were able to raise $1,506.00 to help support the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures and by fighting back against this disease,” said Robert Crotty, VP of Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA. “In September, Crotty Chevrolet Buick and Chevrolet will announce additional consumer activities in support of the American Cancer Society and Making Strikes Against Breast Cancer.”