Gillman Chevrolet in Harlingen Kicks off the Season with Youth Football
09/23/2010

Gillman Chevrolet in Harlingen and Gillman Chevrolet Buick GMC in San Benito sponsor Harlingen Youth Football and helps raise thousands of dollars with a vehicle giveway.

Online PR News – 23-September-2010 – – San Bentio, Texas (9/9/2010) - Gillman Chevrolet in Harlingen and San Benito is partnering with Harlingen Youth Football to provide the league's players and coaches with equipment, a monetary donation, and a chance to raise up to $10,000.

In support of San Benito and Harlingen's youth, Gillman Chevrolet will provide Harlingen Youth Football with football kits filled with equipment bags, 5-gallon water coolers, dry erase coaches' clipboards, and t-shirts.

Offering additional support to the community, Harlingen Youth Football will have the opportunity to raise as much as $10,000 through a fundraising opportunity where one lucky recipient in the South Central Region of the country will win a new 2011 GMC Terrain (MSRP not to exceed $30,140). Gillman Chevrolet San Benito and Harlingen Chevrolet Buick-GMC dealerships are donating the vehicle to the participating leagues. One second prize winner will be selected from the Rio Grande Valley -area to win a home entertainment package consisting of a flat-screen television and Blu-Ray player. (Approximate Retail Value: $1,000 each). One-hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to the participating leagues, and they can use the funds in any way they choose. Some of the leagues have reported they plan to grant scholarships to families who cannot afford to enroll their children in the league, while others have said they will use the funds to improve fields and equipment.

"Chevrolet- Buick-GMC and youth football. It's a great combination," says Scott Dupons, Owner/VP of Gillman Chevrolet Buick GMC. "We are proud to be able to help the kids in our community by donating equipment and giving them the opportunity to raise much needed funds for their league. We are excited to be part of the effort this year, and anticipate a fun-filled season of football."

About Gillman
Gillman is a family-owned Texas based automobile dealership that has been serving Texans since 1938. With 15 locations across Houston, Rosenberg, Harlingen, San Benito and San Antonio, Visit http://www.gillmanauto.com today and experience what it means to be a part of the Gillman Family tradition.

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