FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2014) – Scanlon Auto Group will support a number of charitable events during October 2014.

On Friday, Oct. 4, Scanlon Lexus will sponsor a hole-in-one contest for the Ronald McDonald House Charities 27th Annual Fall Classic Golf Tournament at Fiddlesticks Country Club in Fort Myers.

From Oct. 10 to 12, the auto dealer will be the $500 Gold Plus sponsor of the Caloosahatchee Marching and Chowder Society’s 49th Annual Summerset Regatta benefiting youth sailing in Southwest Florida.

On Saturday, Oct. 11, Scanlon Auto will serve as the $500 Chief sponsor for the Fort Myers Police Department’s 7th Annual Cops and Joggers 5K and Family Fun Night at Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers. The event benefits the Fallen Officers’ Memorial Fund and The Brotherhood Ride.

From Oct. 17 to 19, Scanlon Lexus will sponsor a hole-in-one contest at the Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers, Inc.’s Surf & Turf Experience at South Seas Island Resort to raise funds to educate, train and provide meaningful careers for disabled veterans.

On Saturday, Oct. 18, Scanlon Auto will also sponsor a hole-in-one contest at the 4th Annual Richard L. Hagy Golf Tournament at Magnolia Landing Country Club in North Fort Myers. The Richard L. Hagy Memorial Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to further the education of deserving students in Lee County.

On Friday, Oct. 31, the dealership will sponsor a hole-in-one contest for the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce golf tournament at Fort Myers Country Club.

“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, they provide 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.

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