Lake Country Cruisers Community Outreach is getting attention.
Dateline: 4.28.22, Photo and newspaper article by Deborah Latter – While perusing through the April 27, 2022 edition of Highlands News-Sun‘s “Lake Placid – Local News – Your Town” section, I was pleasantly surprised to see the headline, “Lake Country Cruisers donates to SFSC Automotive programs”!
The week before, Deborah Letter, of the South Florida State College’s Office of Community Relations and Marketing, interviewed me about the Lake Country Cruisers. As you know, last March, thanks to YOUR SUPPORT, Lake Country Cruisers was able to donate $500 to the Bill Jarrett Automotive Scholarship Program. Bill Jarrett Ford is located on Rt. 27 in Avon Park, Florida.
South Florida State College’s Foundation Scholarships web page describes the Bill Jarrett Automotive Scholarship as such, “For full-time students who are a member of the SFSC Automotive Service Technology Program and/or a member of the SFSC Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Program”.
Pete, Ron, George, Christy, and I all felt this would be the perfect place for us, as “car people” to contribute to, in addition to the Veterans Council of Highlands County. This is part of Lake Country Cruisers’ community outreach effort. By the end of the year, our goal is to make another round of $500 donations to SFST and the Veterans Council of Highlands County.
When Deborah interviewed me I thought her article was just for the college’s social media, so on behalf of the Cruisers Team, a big THANKS!
The scans of the printed article are a little hard to read, so Deborah has allowed us to include her words below. When Ron and I went to the college on March 30, 2022, we thought we were going to drop off a bank check and have a quick peek of the college’s shop, and that would be that Continue reading “Lake Country Cruisers Gets Some Newspaper Ink”