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>Test drive a car Sept. 21
Miller ford in Madras is bringing Ford Motor Company's Drive 4 UR School program to the Culver community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for students activities at Culver High School.
For every person who test-drives a new Ford vehicle at CHS on Sept. 21, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Miller Ford and Ford Motor Co. will donate $20 to the CHS Booster Club. The funds will go toward student sports programs.
"We know funding for school programs is hard to come by, an we want to do our part to help make sure these programs remain available," said Dick Anderson at Miller Ford. "We're excited to raise money for Culver High School Booster Club."
The event will feature vehicles from Ford's impressive lineup.
Miller Ford staff will be onsite to assist with all Ford vehicles and provide additional information about them.
Since the start of Ford's Drive 4 UR School program in 2007, more than $11 million in donations have been generated for high schools nationwide.
Miller Ford has donated over $22,000 for student activities in Jefferson County.
Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver's license. There is a limit of one test driver per household. All test drives will last approximately seven to 10 minutes.