Jim Ellis Chevrolet Scores a Goal for Area Youth Soccer

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Jim Ellis Chevrolet Donates More than $2,100 in Cash and Sports Equipment to City of Chamblee

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The Jim Ellis Automotive Group has been a part of this community for over 40 years and enjoy supporting our youth sports teams.

Jim Ellis Chevrolet, one of 37 Chevrolet dealers from the Atlanta area that partnered with local youth soccer leagues for the 2011 season, raised nearly $98345 in total donations from the dealership and private parties. In addition to monetary support, Jim Ellis Chevrolet provided the City of Chamblee with equipment donations, and an opportunity to raise and keep up to $10,000 through a unique fundraiser, and participation in an instructional soccer clinic.

“Chevrolet has a long history with youth sports and we’re glad we were able to bring that commitment to our youth soccer leagues in Atlanta where our customers and their families live, work, and play,” said Mark Frost, General manager for Jim Ellis Chevrolet. “The Jim Ellis Automotive Group has been a part of this community for over 40 years and enjoy supporting our youth sports teams.”    

The City of Chamblee previously had the opportunity to raise as much as $10,000 through a fundraising opportunity. One lucky winner in each region won his or her choice of a 2012 Chevy Cruze or Equinox. Another lucky winner in the Atlanta-area received a home entertainment package. One-hundred percent of the proceeds of the fundraiser went directly to the league.

“We are delighted to be involved with youth soccer,” said Frost, of Jim Ellis Chevrolet. “Sponsoring the City of Chamblee gave us the opportunity to illustrate our commitment to the youth and families in Atlanta and we’re glad to have achieved such positive outcome for the community.”

In 2011, more than 700 Chevrolet dealers participated in Chevy Youth Soccer across the USA.

About Jim Ellis Chevrolet
Jim Ellis Chevrolet is located in Atlanta, GA providing new Chevrolet cars, Chevy trucks, and pre-owned certified vehicles to the Metro Atlanta area and beyond. Jim Ellis Chevrolet also has top-notch service and parts departments available for the upkeep of all GM vehicles. Jim Ellis Chevy is located just inside the perimeter on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. Visit their website at http://www.jimellischevy.com for more details, including current inventory on all in stock vehicles.

About Chevrolet
Founded in Detroit in 1911, Chevrolet celebrates its centennial as a global automotive brand with annual sales of about 4.25 million vehicles in more than 130 countries. Chevrolet provides consumers with fuel-efficient, safe and reliable vehicles that deliver high quality, expressive design, spirited performance and value. The Chevrolet portfolio includes iconic performance cars such as Corvette and Camaro; dependable, long-lasting pickups and SUVs such as Silverado and Suburban; and award-winning passenger cars and crossovers such as Spark, Cruze, Malibu, Equinox and Traverse. Chevrolet also offers “gas-friendly to gas-free" solutions including Cruze Eco and Volt. Cruze Eco offers 42 mpg highway while Volt offers 35 miles of electric, gasoline-free driving and an additional 344 miles of extended range. Most new Chevrolet models offer OnStar safety, security and convenience technologies including OnStar Hands-Free Calling, Automatic Crash Response and Stolen Vehicle Slowdown. More information regarding Chevrolet models can be found at http://www.chevrolet.com.

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