Past Community Events
December 4th – MWR Holiday Tree Lighting
LaFayette Ford sponsored the Tree Lighting at the Main Post Parade Field in Ft. Bragg again this year! There were cookies and hot chocolate, giveaways, and even a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus! We’re so glad we were able to be apart of this holiday tradition!
November 15th – Red and White Wine Tasting for the American Red Cross
LaFayette Ford is proud to have sponsored the Red and White Wine Tasting hosted by the American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina. This event helps to raise funds to be used locally by the Red Cross. Held at Studio 215 in Fayetteville, NC, there was dancing, an auction, and of course the chance to help fundraise for people in need.
For more information about the American Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina please visit: https://www.redcross.org/local/north-carolina/eastern-north-carolina.html
November 16th – Red Apple Run for Diabetes
LaFayette Ford is proud to have sponsored the 2019 Red Apple Run for Diabetes presented by Better Health of Cumberland County. The race offered events to help get the whole family active with 10K, 5K, and 1-mile race options. Furry friends were even welcome to participate! Registration began at 7:30am with the first race beginning at 8:30am. The course started in Downtown Fayetteville and through the historic neighborhoods and Haymount area.
Better Health of Cumberland County is dedicated to bridging gaps in healthcare services by providing for the unmet healthcare needs of Cumberland County citizens. The Red Apple Run for Diabetes helps to fundraise for programs such as the ones listed below.
- Diabetes awareness, education, and self-management clinics
- Childhood obesity prevention and education
- Loans of medical equipment
- Emergency medical needs such as critical prescriptions, dental clinic care, vision, and travel assistance
For more information about this wonderful organization, please visit: https://www.betterhealthcc.org
November 10th – VFW Post 670 Veteran’s Day 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk
LaFayette Ford was proud to be a vendor for the 2019 Veterans of Foreign Wars 5K run and 1-mile walk in Festival Park to help celebrate Veteran’s day. Starting at 11am, runners raced through Festival, Freedom, and Rowan Parks and the top 3 contestants in each category were awarded a prize. All race finishers received a commemorative coin.
The VFW Post 670’s Mission is “To foster camaraderie among local veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our community. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.” This organization helps to assist veterans with VA claims, discharges, and resettlement problems. They also help to fundraise for veterans or their families, volunteer with patients at the State Veterans Home and the Veteran’s Hospital, as well as host fundraising drives for the Falcon Children’s Home in Harnett County.
For more information about this organization check out their Facebook page at VFW Post 670.
October 14th – Cumberland County School’s Principal of the Year
Congratulations to Dr. Christina DiGaudio, this year’s Cumberland County School’s Principal of the Year! We were proud to award her school, Ireland Drive Middle School, with a check for $5,000.
October 11th – Cape Fear High School Marching Colts Tailgate 4 UR Team
Ford Motor Company and LaFayette Ford teamed up to help raise up to $3,000 for the Cape Fear High School Marching Colts during Cape Fear’s 2019 Homecoming football game against Douglas Byrd!
Thank you to everyone who stopped by our tent to play cornhole or oversized Jenga and check out the trucks we had on display! Adults were able to turn in donation forms and for every legible form handed in Ford would donate $10 to the CFHS band program.
September 28th – Built Ford Tough Truck Event
We had so much fun at this year’s Built Ford Tough Truck Event! We had demonstrations of all the latest Ford truck features, as well as available accessories and customization options, upfitted commercial trucks and a lifted truck on display! Customers and Employees alike enjoyed games, prizes, hamburgers, hot dogs, and 32 Degrees Ice Cream on Wheels. Thank you to everyone who came out to support this special event!
September 9th – Cumberland Country School’s Teacher of the Year
LaFayette Ford congratulates Maureen Stover, this year’s Cumberland County School’s Teacher of the Year! Ms. Stover is a teacher at Cumberland International Early College High School. We were proud to present her with a $1,000 check and her school with a $2,000 check! Thank you for all that you do for our local students!
July 27th – LaFayette Ford 70th Anniversary Event
LaFayette Ford has been in business for over 70 years, so we decided to celebrate with a party for all of our customers and employees who have made our business the success that it is! We had lots of food and anniversary cupcakes for our guests, as well as lots of games and prizes for adults and kids alike! We were proud to showcase some special Ford vehicles, like the all new Ecosport, Ranger, Raptor, and Bullitt Mustangs! Thank you to everyone who helped to put on this wonderful event and to everyone who came out to celebrate!