Schools and Libraries
June 11, 2014
HOUSTON, TX., June 11, 2014 Clear Lake High School students and families participated in a Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser on May 22, and raised $3,760. During the fundraiser, held in conjunction with Clear Lake High School Spring Football, the Dodge brand contributed $20 for each test drive in a new 2014 Dodge Durango, Journey, Grand Caravan, or Dart.
"Dodge dealers are committed to giving back to their communities," said Jeffrey Kommor, Vice President - Sales Operations, Chrysler Group LLC. "We're proud to support organizations like this one that encourage student development and growth."
"Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser is a mutually beneficial program. We are pleased to support our local schools, and enjoy demonstrating a terrific, world class product," said Shannon Carr, Manager of the Southwest Business Center for Chrysler Group LLC. "Parents are genuinely interested in testing our 2014 Dodge brand lineup and we are happy to help raise extra dollars for the school. Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser allows us the opportunity to work together for the kids and everyone has a great time!"
The Dodge brand has supported schools across the country for many years. Since 1993, Dodge has helped raise over $5 million for local schools with test drive programs like the Dodge Booster Club Fundraiser.
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About the Dodge Brand
The Dodge brand is tearing into its centennial year with a keen eye focused on the future and a desire to create vehicles customers can't wait to drive and are proud to park in their driveways. With 100 years of history, Dodge is building on the technological advancements of the '30s and '40s, design evolution of the '50s, the racing heritage of the '60s, the horsepower of the '70s, the efficiency of the '80s and unbelievable styling of the '90s as it paves the road to its future. New for 2014, the Dodge Durango "is kind of a big deal," with a new eight-speed transmission that delivers up to 25 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway, a new 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment center and best-in-class power, towing, and driving range, in addition to its class-exclusive technology. The new Durango joins a stable that includes the new 2014 Dodge Dart with its breakthrough 2.4-liter 184-horsepower Tigershark engine, and the celebrated 2014 Dodge Avenger. Both earned 2014 Top Safety Pick status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Completing the 2014 Dodge lineup are the Challenger, Charger, Journey and 30th Anniversary Grand Caravan. The Dodge lineup features five vehicles with best-in-class power, seven vehicles that deliver 25 mpg or higher, three vehicles that deliver 31 mpg or higher and three vehicles that offer seating for seven.