Join Prestige and Drive One 4 UR Community

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 11.03.06 AMMark your calendars for Saturday, May 15th, to join Randall Reed’s Prestige Ford and Good Samaritans of Garland for Drive One 4 UR Community.  By giving a few minutes of your time, you can help the Good Samaritans of Garland earn up to $6,000.  The best part, it doesn’t cost you a dime and it’s FordTastic fun!
When you’re done, you can enjoy The Urban Flee run by Resurrected Designs.  There will be about 40+ local vendors, food trucks, live music and more!
How it Works:
1. Show up between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
2. Bring a valid driver’s license.
3. Take a test drive in a super cool, new Ford of your choice, from a Ford F-150 or Ford Mustang to a Ford Fusion to a Ford Focus (and more)!
4. Enjoy the rest of the event knowing that a fun test-drive that only took a couple minutes just earned the charity $20.*
Location:
Urban Flee Outdoor Vintage Market
7th Street (between Ave. A & Ave. B)
Downtown Garland, Texas
 This is one of many events Prestige Ford in Garland (serving greater Dallas/Fort Worth, Rockwall, Mesquite, Richardson, Plano) at 3601 S. Shiloh Rd. (off 635 and Garland Road) host throughout the year.  The Ford dealer believes supporting our community is key.  To learn more about Prestige Ford and their events, visit www.PrestigeGarland.com.
*Qualified test drives.
 
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Prestige Ford Supports Hiring Our Heroes Veteran Job Fair

Randall Reed, Prestige Ford in Garland (serving greater Dallas, Mesquite, Rockwall, Richardson, and and Plano) and World Class Automotive Group are proud to support the Hiring Our Heroes event on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 10110 Technology Blvd. in Dallas.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 11.48.49 AMThe event, which is free to veterans, includes:

  • Hiring workshops at 12:30 p.m.
  • Veteran job fair from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Speakers at 5:30 pm (including Randall Reed, CEO of World Class Automotive)
  • Charity rock concert at 7 p.m.

This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Operation Rock the Troops, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Texas Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Texas Veterans Commission, Texas Veterans Leadership Program, Texas Workforce Commission, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Goodwill Industries International, The American Legion, NBC News, and other local partners.

“We are excited to be part of this wonderful event that helps connect our military heroes with great job opportunities,” said Mr. Reed. “I’m please to be one of the many great speakers at this event, as well.”

The lineup of speakers from 5:30 to 7 p.m. includes: Sgt. Steven Jackel, a Purple Heart recipient who is known as “The Motivator;” Randall Reed, Owner and CEO of World Class Automotive Group and Reed Enterprises; and Eric Eversole, President of Hiring Our Heroes.

“It’s not all business,” said Mr. Reed. “There is a great charity concert with some amazing artists that people won’t want to miss.

Featured Bands/Line Up:

7 p.m. – Sean Franks Band

8 p.m. – JC Allstars “Runaway Rock Show”

10 p.m. – Jason Cassidy

Admission: Free for veterans. $15 for general admission

To learn more about the job fair, visit www.HiringOurHeroes.org. For concert tickets, go to www.OperationRockTheTroops.org. You can also visit www.LightUpLives.com to watch a new music video and documentary teaser that looks at Veterans, their struggles, TBI and the treatment that is allowing many vets a second chance.

About World Class Automotive Group

World Class Automotive Group is owned by Randall and Sherry Reed. The family-owned business is comprised of several dealerships throughout Texas, including: Planet Ford in Spring, Planet Ford in Humble, Planet Lincoln in Spring, Prestige Ford in Garland and Park Cities Ford and Lincoln in Dallas. www.ReedHasIt.com

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Prestige Gives on Garland Gives Day

Prestige Ford employees and customers donate food for Good Samaritans of Garland as part of Garland Gives Day on April 30th

Prestige Ford employees and customers donate food for Good Samaritans of Garland as part of Garland Gives Day on April 30th

Randall Reed’s Prestige Ford believes it is key to give back to the great Garland community that we are so proud to be part of.  April 30th is Garland Gives Day. It will be hosted by Leadership Garland Class XXXV.

Prestige Garland is pitching in to lend a helping hand to provide and build more sturdy shelving for the Good Samaritans of Garland.  the shelving needs to be reinforced so that it can hold more weight and efficiently utilize the space for canned goods.  The picnic table areas outside of Good Samaritans are being cleaned up, as well.

During April, Prestige Ford in Garland (serving the greater Dallas – Fort Worth area)  has been collecting canned goods from our wonderful dealership employees and customers as part of our “Fill A Ford – Canned Food Drive.”  All of the donations and canned goods are being used to fill a new 2016 Ford F-150.  The Ford truck will haul all of the much-needed donations to the Good Samaritans of Garland on at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 30th.  We are collecting canned goods and donations through this Friday April 29th.

Garland Gives is a city-wide community service project that was founded by Leadership Garland Class XXXII in 2012. Since that time, it has become an annual tradition. Class members select tasks suggested by local non-profit organizations and spend a Saturday working on a project. Projects and tasks range from simple maintenance chores to collecting donations.

To learn more about Garland Gives Day, visit www.garlandgives.org. To learn more about Randall Reed’s Prestige Ford, located at 3601 S. Shiloh Road (off Garland Road and 636), visit www.PrestigeGarland.com.

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Prestige’s Vintage Ford Featured on Historic Home Tour

Prestige Ford feature on home tour Screen-Shot-2016-04-25-at-1.22.31-PM-768x329If you’ve visited Randall Reed’s Prestige Ford in Garland, TX (serving Dallas, Rockwall, Mesquite, Richardson) you’ve noticed the antique Ford from 1913.  No matter the age, everyone is drawn to it.

Saturday April 23rd even more people had the opportunity to see the 1913 Ford Depot Hack. For the first time in a very long time, the cool car was taken outdoors and into the sun. It sat in the sun in the driveway of Louis and Kay Moore as part of the Historic Home Tour of Garland’s Heritage Day.

The home on South 11th Street was built in the same year 1913 as the classic Ford, as were  two other homes on the tour and is part of the Travis College Hill Addition that was established in 1913.  Louis and Kay Moore, long time customers of Prestige Ford in Garland, were eager to have the 1913 Ford Depot Hack on display during the tour. It was a hit and added a special touch to the 1913 aspect of the tour.

Prestige Ford enjoyed being part of the the special day honoring 125 years of Garland Heritage and the 100th Anniversary of the Bankhead Highway.

To learn more about Prestige Ford in Garland and more community events, please visit www.prestigegarland.com.

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Prestige Ford Rolls Up Sleeves to Support Carter BloodCare

Prestige Ford Dealer Donates Carter BloodcareAt Randall Reed’s Prestige Ford in Garland (serving Dallas, Mesquite, Rockwall, Richardson) we care and want to give back to our community. Thankfully, we have a wonderful dealership family that supports that mission, too.  Dozens of Prestige employees rolled up their sleeves to donate blood to Carter BloodCare.

Not only were staff willing to give, customers and members from our community were able to walk up and donate to the mobile location parked at Prestige Ford on Shiloh Road. All afternoon, there was a non-stop line of  people who jumped on the bus to give and possibly help save a life.

If you missed coming out to Prestige Ford in Garland for our blood drive, you can always give on your time line. Just visit www.CarterBloodCare.org to learn more! To learn more about Prestige Ford on Shiloh Road in Garland, Texas, visit www.PrestigeGarland.com.

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Prestige Ford Fishing Tournament

Screen Shot 2016-04-03 at 11.25.10 PMBig thank you to all who attended Prestige Ford’s  2nd Annual Bass Tournament. Congrats to our big winners.

The event held Sunday, April 3rd was great fun and a big success. Everyone enjoyed a great day of wonderful weather and fishing at Lake Ray Hubbard at Harbor Bay Marina in Rockwall.

The weigh ins were quite the nail biters. 1st place won $2,000, 2nd place won $500, 3rd place received $200 and 4th place got $100. The Biggest Bass brought home $200. Garland Young took home both 1st place and marVictory Fishing Events provided the weigh in trailer, they do 3-4 events a week and we are one of there sponsors

If you didn’t make it out this time; stay tuned to our blogs for other great events.

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Hail Sale, Trade-In Days at Prestige Ford in Garland

Hit hard by North Texas weather? Looking for a great deal on a a New Ford or pre-owned vehicle? Prestige Ford has great savings and is offering top dollar for trade ins; and we are taking vehicles with hail damage from the recent storm, as well.

If you need store damage repairs for your vehicle, visit our collision repair center. Our experts will help you with every step of the repair. Learn more online at www.PrestigeGarland.com.

prestige ford hail sale final days of truck month

 

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Ford Raptor Finishes Best in the Desert Mint 400

The all-new Ford F-150 Raptor race truck competes in the grueling Best in the Desert Mint 400 off-road race.

The all-new Ford F-150 Raptor race truck competes in the Best in the Desert Mint 400 off-road race.

Hard rock resonates through the cabin from satellite radio as Ford’s production-based 2017 F-150 Raptor race truck finished the demanding Best in the Desert Mint 400 off-road race this past weekend.

Greg Foutz and Tim Casey were at the helm of the Ford F-150 Raptor race truck, which is the only stock truck competing in the Best in the Desert factory stock class for full-sized trucks (Class 1200), making it the first such vehicle to finish a race in this class.

The Ford F-150 Raptor race truck is one of 19 teams in the limited group out of 68 in total to to finish the 2016 Mint 400.

“We’re really pleased with the F-150 Raptor’s performance,” said Foutz. “The all-new F-150 Raptor race truck was strong throughout, and its new high-output EcoBoost® engine and transmission are seriously impressive.”

The factory stock class is the most production-specification class in the history of Best in the Desert. F-150 Raptor race truck leverages the built-in capability and features of the production F-150 Raptor, including:

  • Fully boxed, high-strength steel frame
  • High-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body
  • All-new high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine paired with all-new 10-speed transmission and torque-on-demand transfer case
  • Ford Performance 17-inch beadlock-capable wheels with next-generation BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2 tires for enhanced off-road performance

Additional factory stock features:

  • Windshield, air conditioning, power windows and door locks
  • Instrument panel and dashboard, including Sirius-XM satellite radio
  • LED headlamps and taillamps

Modifications made to the race truck:

  • Race-optimized three-inch-diameter external-bypass front and rear FOX Racing Shox similar to stock F-150 Raptor’s segment-exclusive, three-inch-diameter internal-bypass FOX Racing Shox
  • Race-optimized front and rear springs raise ride height for additional ground clearance, and provide increased compression rate to handle extreme terrain and additional weight of competition-required roll cage
  • Custom-fabricated roll cage
  • MasterCraft seats with five-point harness safety belts and window nets
  • Rigid LED light bars, racing fuel cell, Lowrance GPS, Racepak digital dash and data logger
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Prestige Ford Sponsors Bass Tournament

Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 4.00.15 PMIf you enjoy fishing, a chance to win cash prizes and having a good time; then there is an upcoming event that you’re going to love. Randall Reed’s Prestige Ford and RAD-Rides is proud to sponsor the 2nd Annual Bass Master Tournament on Sunday, April 3rd at Harbor Bay Marina at Lake Ray Hubbard. The marina is located at 3701 Windjammer Drive, Rockwall, TX 75087.

Teams will consist of of two fishermen. The entry fee is $80 per team (includes launch fee). Early registration ends March 25, 2016. Late registration begins on location at 5 a.m., Sunday April 3rd.

To register, contact: Michelle Mendez at (817) 975-5178 via phone or text or e-mail
MMendez@WCAO.net.

Prizes include:
1st Place: $2,000
2nd Place: $500
3rd Place: $200
The Biggest Bass Wins: $200

Tournament Rules:
– Tournament hours: 6:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
– Boats to be in the water by 6:00 a.m.
– Each team must have 2 people fishing
– Entry fee of $80 per team is due at registration (launch fee included)
– No trailers
– You must register (with Michelle Mendez or Justin Wright) to receive a ticket to qualify you for weigh in
– Early registration ends at 5pm on March 25th
– Late registration begins at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 3rd at Harbor Bay Marina
– Late registration is $100 per team (launch fee included)
– Each team is to turn in their ticket at Harbor Bay Marina at or before 2:45 p.m. to qualify for weigh in
– Weigh in line closes at 2:45 p.m.
– Winners will be announced on site
– Artificial bait only
– 5 fish per team limit
– No lure per rod limit
– No trolling
– No guides
– Dead fish rule: .5 lb deduction per dead fish

For more information, visit: http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/11461604#Post11461604

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Prestige Ford Helps South Garland HS Drive Dreams

Screen Shot 2016-02-17 at 12.54.37 AMRandall Reed’s Prestige Ford in Garland, Texas is excited to announce that Ford Motor Company is offering South Garland High School students the opportunity to apply for college scholarships.

Ford Motor Company Fund and Ford dealers, like Prestige Ford, team up to make education a priority in select areasby providing Ford Driving Dreams scholarships to students who attend high schools where Ford operates.

High school students have the opportunity to receive scholarship(s) worth $2,000 each. These local awards are exclusive to South Garland High School seniors.

The scholarships are part the Ford Motor Company Fund’s flagship education initiative which brings inspiration and education resources to more than 35,000 high school, middle school, and elementary school students. The Ford Driving Dreams Tour is designed to motivate students to read at an early age, complete high school on time and pursue higher education.

The tour includes book donations, scholarships, grants, motivational pep rallies, and an essay contest in which thousands of students are invited to share their dreams. Ford Fund implements each program with partners in each market to address local education and community needs.

The application deadline to apply is March 7, 2016. For more information or to fill out an application, visit: www.forddrivingdreams.com. To learn more about Randall Reed’s Prestige Ford, log on to www.PrestigeGarland.com.

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