FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 6, 2014) – Scanlon Auto Group will host the 2014 Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Wine Auction on Wednesday, Sept. 3 from 4 to 6 p.m.
The event will be held at Scanlon Lexus’ new two-story, state-of-the-art 77,800-square foot dealership located at 14200 South Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers.
Proceeds from the Wine Auction benefit the Women in Business Scholarship Fund that supports nontraditional female students demonstrating financial need, with preference given to single, divorced or widowed women with children.
Donated items are now being accepted including wine, wine accessories, gift baskets, gift certificates, gift cards and more.
“Scanlon Auto has always supported a wide variety of charitable endeavors and community events,” said Jay Scanlon, vice president of Scanlon Auto. “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 the Southwest Florida 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 U.S. 41 in Fort Myers.
For more information about the event, call 239-332-3624 or visit www.fortmyers.org.