Ford Driving Dreams Grants Awarded at LULAC Convention

Ford Driving Dreams Grants Awarded at LULAC Convention

At the 88th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Convention in San Antonio held earlier this summer, the Ford Motor Company Fund presented $400,000 in scholarships and grants as part of its Ford Driving Dreams Grants program. These funds were awarded to 10 Councils and LULAC National Educational Service Centers located across the country. The money will be used to support educational programs for high schoolers and help them pursue a higher education. “Ford Fund is very proud of its collaboration with LULAC. Together we provide invaluable resources to help the councils build a stronger and brighter future for thousands of students in their own communities,” said

10th Annual Route 66 Car Truck & Street Rod Show

10th Annual Route 66 Car Truck & Street Rod Show

Are all of you ready for Gallup NM’s Freedom Weekend and our 10th Annual Gurley Motor Co. Route 66 Car, Truck & Street Rod Show?  I know the pictures of a 2005 GT-40 and a “65” F-100 are!  Take a look at what you will be vying for: the handmade first place trophy in each category and 3 foot tall BEST OF SHOW – all pottery trophies once again coming out of the Pueblo of Zuni. At this year’s event, we have the privilege of having the #21 Ford Motor Craft/Ford Quick Lane show car from Woods Brothers Racing on display Friday the 29th and Saturday the 30th. Word has it,

Ford and the Tom Joyner Foundation Team Up to Honor Unsung Heroes

Ford and the Tom Joyner Foundation Team Up to Honor Unsung Heroes

Ford and the Tom Joyner Foundation are working together to take Ford’s Freedom Unsung program to a national level. This program honors outstanding achievements from ordinary people doing extraordinary things in the African American community. “Ford has a legacy of honoring African American achievement,” said Pamela Alexander, director, community development, Ford Motor Company Fund, in a statement. “We are excited to launch this national contest and reward an unsung hero who uplifts our community.” To be part of this contest, individuals are encouraged to nominate their favorite unsung hero in the African American community. They need to live in the United States and be at least 21 years old. Judges

Ford Dealers Donate Nearly $100 Million to Charitable Causes

Ford Dealers Donate Nearly $100 Million to Charitable Causes

We at Gurley Motors are proud to serve right here in our local community, whether that is through providing you and your family with a much-needed new vehicle or donating our time and financial resources to various community events and causes. Apparently, Ford dealers across the country and around the world feel the same way. With the results of Ford’s Survey on Dealer Giving reported, we’ve learned dealers gave a total of nearly $100 million to charitable causes and organizations and close to 1 million hours of volunteer work. Of the dealers who completed the survey, 82% donated financially to various non-profit organizations and 95% spent their time serving to