Jay Scanlon at Shell Point, 2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2013) – Scanlon Auto Group supported a number of charitable events during October and November 2013.

On Friday, Oct. 11, the dealership sponsored the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic at Fort Myers Country Club.

On Friday, Oct. 25, Scanlon Lexus sponsored a hole-in-one contest for the Red Sox Foundation’s Second Annual Swings for the Sox Golf Tournament that supports the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc.

On Friday, Nov. 8, Scanlon Auto sponsored a hole-in-one contest for a two-year lease on a 2014 Lexus IS250 or Acura MDX during the 2013 Shell Point Charity Golf Tournament benefitting the Memory Care Center.

On Sunday, Nov. 10, the auto dealer sponsored the American Legion Post 38’s Salute Our Troops Ball at Riverside Community Center in Fort Myers.

On Monday, Nov. 11, Scanlon Auto sponsored Golf Fore America’s Bravest at Pelican Preserve Golf Club in Fort Myers benefitting the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation and also loaned a vehicle and driver for the Veteran’s Day Parade in Cape Coral.

“Scanlon Auto has always supported a wide variety of charitable endeavors and community events,” said Jay Scanlon, vice president of Scanlon Auto Group. “Southwest Florida has been very good to us, and we want this community to thrive so that others can pursue their dreams here as well.”

Scanlon Auto Group supports a number of charitable events and organizations through monetary support and materials including vehicles for golf tournaments, parades and races. Annually, Scanlon Auto donates more than $100,000 locally. As a Lexus dealer, it provides support through various corporate programs including The Lexus Pursuit of Potential, Dealer Matching Funds, the Lexus Eco Challenge, Champions for Charity golf events and more. In addition to being major sponsors of the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association and the Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, Scanlon Auto is also a major contributor to The United Way of Lee County, Arts for ACT, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County, the Harry Chapin Food Bank and many other organizations that support the people and the arts in our area.

The Scanlon family has been operating car dealerships in Southwest Florida since 1980. Today, Scanlon Auto Group includes Scanlon Lexus and Scanlon Acura, both located south on US 41 in Fort Myers.

For more information, call 239-433-2277 or visit www.scanlonauto.com.