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For Immediate Release
Media Contact – Colleen Sparks

Car Raffle Will Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley

Tempe, Ariz. – May 8, 2012 – Anyone hoping to travel in style as we roll into summer can try their luck in a raffle that will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley.
Thanks to Chapman Chevrolet the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley is giving away a 2012 Chevy Cruze LS to one lucky winner. A raffle ticket costs just $10 per person and can be purchased at or at the front desk of any of the eleven Clubs around the East Valley. People must be at least 18 years old to purchase a ticket.
All proceeds from the raffle sales will go toward providing the many programs and services that the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley offers to 1,400 children and teens every day in the East Valley.

“U.S. News & World Report” named the fuel-efficient, six-speed, automatic transmission Chevy Cruze LS the 2012 “Best Compact Car for the Money.” The publication cited the Chevy Cruze LS’s excellent fuel economy, spacious cabin and luxurious feel for the price. The vehicle gets more than 40 miles per gallon.

Families can feel safe driving their children to the Boys & Girls Clubs and anywhere else because the Chevy Cruze received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s coveted “2012 Top Safety Pick rating.” The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also gave the vehicle a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score for safety.

The drawing for the Chevy Cruze will take place on June 1. To learn more about the Clubs’ car raffle visit Good luck and thank you for supporting the youths who attend the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley.


EDITOR’S NOTE: Members of the media are welcome and encouraged to write about the above news.  Please contact Cindy Zak at 480-820-3688 to make arrangements to visit a Club.

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About the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley ( serves more than 43,000 children and teens annually, and continues to grow to meet the needs of today’s youth, providing a positive place for youth. Serving members in Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Guadalupe, Mesa, Tempe, Queen Creek, and the Gila River Indian Community, programs are offered after school and during the summer and provide youth and teens, ages 5 – 18, with fun and educational activities, supervised by professional staff.  The organization also runs Mesa Arts Academy, a K-8 charter school.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley’s annual membership fee is only $25 dollars a year and financial assistance is available.  No child is ever turned away if they are unable to pay the fee.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s tagline is “Great Futures Start Here.”