TAMPA, FL (April 11, 2014) – Eleven working Bay area families will receive cars at Wheels of Success’ annual R.A.C.E. fundraising event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on April 11, 2014 at the A La Carte Event Pavilion.
Celebrating 11 years of serving working families in the Tampa Bay area with transportation solutions,
Wheels of Success will celebrate with its top supporters and community partners at an event sponsored by AAA, and featuring activities such as mini slot car races, a driving simulator, an auction of a 40th anniversary convertible Mustang, and a keynote address by Morgan Auto Group CEO Larry Morgan.
In addition to the fun and celebration, a regular feature of this event is the 8th annual Hub Cap Awards – which pay tribute to outstanding leaders in the community who have demonstrated above and beyond support for the organization’s work. 2014 Honorees will include the Grand Crew Award (State Farm), Driver of the Year Award (GTE Financial), Community Champion (Jim Freyvogel – MacDonald Training Center),
and #1 Fan (Julie Weintraub).
Wheels of Success Founder and CEO Susan Jacobs says “R.A.C.E is the perfect time to celebrate the past year’s accomplishments with our supporters and partners, who make everything possible. We cannot thank them enough for their continued support of our mission and working families in our community.”
Founded in 2003, Wheels of Success is Tampa Bay’s only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing a full range of transportation solutions, including vehicle replacement car repair and licensing, car payment and down payment assistance to low and moderate income working families to help keep these families’ lives from skidding out of control. Wheels of Success has provided 576 vehicles and an additional 546 auto-related services to Tampa Bay area families since 2003. Visit www.wheelsofsuccess.org or call 813-417-1090 to learn more or to make a donation.