HERSHEY, Pa., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Lubricants and local Marketer Jack Rich, Inc. recently helped raise more than $200,000 for the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum and the AACA Library & Research Center as sponsors of the Elegance at Hershey. The vintage and collector charity event, held this year from June 8-10, included a vintage car race, charity auction and gala dinner and attracted more than 5,000 attendees.
"At Jack Rich, we actively support the communities we serve and we jumped at the opportunity to be a sponsor for the Elegance at Hershey for the second year," said Mark Lizewskie, Executive Director/Curator of the JWR Automobile Museum (a division of Jack Rich, Inc.) and Founding Board Member of The Elegance at Hershey. "This is a thrilling event that pledges to support three charities that are near and dear to our hearts. We admire the commitment to history and education shown by the AACA Museum and Library & Research Center and the dedication of the JDRF to improving lives and finding a cure for diabetes."
All of the money collected will go to help with diabetes education and research as well as automobile history, education, entertainment, literature and research.
The Elegance at Hershey is an annual three-day showcase of race cars and collector cars focused on preserving the rich and valuable heritage of the automobile. The highlight of the weekend was the Grand Ascent race, during which cars traveled on the historic back road to The Hotel Hershey and on to the Gala Dinner Party and Charity Auction, where attendees bid on various donated items to benefit the three charities.
Jack Rich, Inc. is a full-service community oil company, supplying quality fuels and lubricants as well as related heating, cooling and plumbing services throughout the Greater Schuylkill County in Pennsylvania. Jack Rich, Inc. offers its customers 24-hour, 365-day service in the event of a heating, cooling or plumbing emergency.
Like Jack Rich, CITGO Lubricants is also committed to giving back to the local communities it serves through its network of locally owned lubricants distributors. The Company supports local events like the Elegance at Hershey, as well as the CITGO Fueling Good program, which recognizes local heroes and the good works they do in their communities. To learn more about Fueling Good and how local organizations are making a difference, please visit www.FuelingGood.com.
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