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Ferrari Club of America coming to Springfield
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Date/Time
Sunday, June 30th 2013
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location
BRANDT

Ferrari Club of America coming to Springfield for 50th Anniversary Event to benefit Ronald McDonald House on June 30 at BRANDT

The Ferrari Club of America (FCA) is riding into Springfield for a 50th anniversary relay event to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois. The event will take place at BRANDT headquarters in Springfield located at 2935 South Koke Mill Road on Sunday, June 30, from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Several Ferraris, including a specially prepared Ferrari 599 relay car, as well as a NASCAR show car, will be on display for the public to view. The 599 has a unique paint scheme and interior design, as well as custom graphics representing the 50-year history of the FCA. The event is open to the public, and rides will be available to ages 10 & up for a donation of $20 or more to the Ronald McDonald House.

Evan Crandall, President of the Missouri & Southern Illinois Chapter of the Ferrari Club of America, stated “Our organization is excited to partner with BRANDT to benefit sick children and the central Illinois families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. We invite the public to attend and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the FCA. You’ll be able to see some fantastic cars up close, and also take a ride and help a great cause at the same time!”

Approximately 6-8 Ferraris will be available for the public to view during the event at BRANDT. Rides will be available the day of the event without signing up ahead of time.

In addition to the commemorative Ferrari rides and vehicles on display, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Justin Allgaier of the #31 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Camaro will be on site from 11 a.m. – Noon to sign autographs. According to Rick Brandt, President and CEO of BRANDT, “Our company believes in helping families where we are doing business. By hosting this 50th anniversary celebration of the Ferrari Club of America at our headquarters, we are providing a unique event for Springfield residents while helping to raise funds that will assist families staying at the Ronald McDonald House during a very difficult time in their child’s life.”

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