Smail Ford Blog

You are viewing all posts for categories: community

How Cutting Edge Thinking in Cancer Treatment - and Car Making - is Coming Together to Benefit Drivers and Patients

700 × 496
 

After being diagnosed with cancer, Mike Butler was fascinated by the process through which patients were treated – but saw an opportunity to introduce practices from the car manufacturing facility, where he works, so that it might run more smoothly.

Working together with his colleagues, at the Ford assembly plant, in Cologne, in Germany, quality director Butler and the team researched and proposed changes that are now being implemented as part of what is expected to become Germany’s biggest dedicated cancer outpatient unit.

And this has since developed into a two-way flow of ideas, as...

read more
Categories:

Greensburg Eat'n Park Caring for Kids Campaign - Smail Cars in the Community

Eat'n Park's traditional Caring for Kids Campaign is an annual five-week fundraising campaign that benefits children’s hospitals in the community.

As part of their program this year, a 2018 Ford Escape is being raffled off. You can purchase a raffle ticket for $2 at your local Eat’n Park.. There are several other fundraising campaigns the Greensburg store is doing, including a money bash, raffle baskets, as well as portions of the sales of their limited-edition merchandise.

Since its inception in 1979, the Caring for Kids Campaign has raised over $10 million company-wide. In spite of...

read more
Categories:

19th Annual Ford Freedom Award Spotlights Pittsburgh Playwright August Wilson

600 × 759

Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, will celebrate the positive contributions of African Americans in arts and culture at the 19th annual Ford Freedom Award program.

This year’s Ford Freedom Award recipient is the late August Wilson, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author. Wilson is best known for his play “Fences,” the recipient of the 1987 Tony Award for best play, Broadway’s highest honor. His wife Constanza Romero Wilson will accept the award in his honor.
 
This year’s theme – “Talents That Unite! How...
 
 
read more

Smail Auto Group Supports Feherty's Troops First Foundation in May

600 × 400
 
In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, Smail Auto Group will donate $125 to the Feherty's Troops First Foundation for every vehicle sold during the month of May.
 
Let’s show our deep gratitude  to those who have bravely served our country by helping them now in their time of need. When you buy or lease a new or pre-owned vehicle this month at any of Smail Auto Group's locations, you’ll be supporting “Feherty’s Troops First Foundation," and you’ll be making a difference in the lives of a wounded service member. 

 
 
They Deserve Our Thanks…
read more

Ford Fund and Michigan Women's Foundation Launching Ford Empower-HER Initiative

 
600 × 400

Ford Motor Company Fund and the Michigan Women’s Foundation are launching a new initiative to support the innovative business ideas of women entrepreneurs. Ford Empower-HER will offer educational opportunities, technical assistance and financial resources to encourage creative thinkers with plans for business startups that will also make their communities better places to live.

“Ford Empower-HER will inspire women with the business savvy to make a profit and the social awareness to make a positive impact on their community at the same time,” said Pamela Alexander, community...
read more
Categories: , , ,

WyoTech "Shagadelic Cruisin' Van" Custom 2016 Ford Transit - First Gear


Super fun to explore this custom 2016 Ford Transit for this episode of First Gear. This retro-styled "Shagadelic Cruisin' Van" was created by a team out of WyoTech Blairsville, based on an actual 1970s Ford design. Their custom creation has retro features like shag carpet and even a disco ball, but also includes modern amenities like television screens, a 20-speaker sound system, and customized lighting. And if you watch to the end, you might even catch David Fedor dancing to the Bee Gees! SmailFord.com for more.
read more

Subscribe to Our Blog

Popular Tags

AdChoices
;