Hall Buick GMC kicking of Pop Warner football with giveaway

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 5:29pm

Tyler – Hall Buick GMC of Tyler is partnering with East Texas Pop Warner 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 Tyler’s youth, Hall Buick GMC will provide East Texas Pop Warner with football kits, which include equipment bags, 5-gallon water coolers, first-down marker chain set, helmet-sticker decals, and t-shirts.

Offering additional support to the community, East Texas Pop Warner 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 2012 GMC Terrain (MSRP not to exceed $29,000). Hall Buick GMC and other Tyler-area GMC dealerships in the South Central Region are donating the vehicle to the participating leagues. One second prize winner will be selected from the Tyler-area to win a Tailgating Package (grill and $100 gift card). 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.

“GMC and youth football. It’s a great combination,” says Monte Hall of Hall 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 East Texas Pop Warner football.”

About GMC: GMC is evolving to include more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers. The GMC Terrain is a smaller SUV that offers 32-mpg highway fuel economy along with the capability, engineering expertise and refinement that have defined GMC for more than a century. Complementing the Terrain are the Acadia eight-passenger crossover, Yukon and Yukon XL and Sierra pickups. Today GMC is the only manufacturer offering three full-size hybrid models. Details on all GMC models are available at www.gmc.com.

About General Motors: General Motors, one of the world’s largest automakers, traces its roots back to 1908. With its global headquarters in Detroit, GM employs 208,000 people in every major region of the world and does business in some 157 countries. GM and its strategic partners produce cars and trucks in 31 countries, and sell and service these vehicles through the following brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, FAW, GMC, Daewoo, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling. GM’s largest national market is China, followed by the United States, Brazil, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Italy. GM’s OnStar subsidiary is the industry leader in vehicle safety, security and information services. General Motors acquired operations from General Motors Corporation on July 10, 2009, and references to prior periods in this and other press materials refer to operations of the old General Motors Corporation. More information on the new General Motors can be found at www.gm.com.


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