Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River to Host Grand Opening Bash

Free event features concert, food truck, raffles, door prizes, and much, much more.

Online PR News – 01-July-2015 – WOOD RIVER, Ill. – WOOD RIVER – Jack Schmitt Chevrolet, a local Chevrolet car dealership, will be hosting a Grand Opening Bash Thurs., July 16, Fri., July 17, Sat., July 18, and Mon., July 20. The event will take place at their new location, which is at the intersection of Wesley Drive and Illinois Rt. 143, adjacent to Shop ‘N’ Save.

The Grand Opening Bash will feature several family-friendly events including a money machine, and plenty of delicious snacks and drinks, door prizes, and raffles, which range from gift cards to local restaurants to tickets to a Cardinals baseball game and other great summertime events.

On Fri., July 17, attendees can enjoy the dunking booth where you can dunk one of the friendly sales managers for extra savings and KLOU’s live broadcasting from 5 to 7 p.m., and the Silver Bullet Band, a tribute band to Bob Seger, will play live from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Smokin’ Monkey Food Truck will also be providing food during the concert.

Sat., July 18 is the perfect day for families to enjoy the Grand Opening Bash. The petting zoo is slated to run from 10 am. to 1 p.m. with local radio station Z107.7 live broadcasting from 10 a.m. to noon. 93.7 The Bull will also be broadcasting live from noon to 2 p.m. Families can enjoy clowns, balloon artists, face painters, the Wood River Fire Department, and coloring contests from noon to 4 p.m. Finally, attendees are invited to cool down with a delicious treat from the Kona Snow Cone truck from 1 to 4 p.m. The dunking booth will also be open all day.

The staff at Jack Schmitt Chevrolet will also be hard at work, grilling up some mouth-watering food for guests each day of the event.

“We are really excited about this Grand Opening bash in celebration of our new building,” said Tom Gerke, General Manager of Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River. “We hope to see a lot of people come out to eat and mingle with our dedicated staff members, enjoy the concert and petting zoo, and win a chance to go to a Cardinals game or enjoy food at some of our community’s fine eating establishments!”

The event is free, and all are invited to take part in the fun-filled weekend event.

Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River moved to their new location November 2014. The new dealership is comprised of two large state-of-the-art facilities, 9 acres of land, and the latest and greatest in energy-saving technologies and top-notch services.

Since 1927, Jack Schmitt Family Dealership has been serving customers throughout the Metro East area. Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River is a proud member of that family and continues to provide great service with the lowest price to their customers. The company boasts a proven, well-trained sales staff with over 150 combined years of experience.

An award-winning full-service dealership, Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River offers several automobile departments including new and pre-owned sales, service, and parts, which are all in one convenient location. The team at Jack Schmitt Chevrolet Wood River is committed to excellence, taking inspiration from Jack Schmitt himself, who has been named one of the best automobile dealers in the United States by TIME Magazine.

For more information, please contact Jack Schmitt Chevrolet at (888) 246-4048 or visit them at their website at www.schmittchevrolet.com.