David Maus VW Sponsors Fill the Bug for BASE Camp

David Maus Volkswagen on Lee Road is proud to sponsor BASE Camp of Central Florida by holding a collection for the families and children who utilize their organization – the Fill the Bug Campaign. A 1971 Super Beetle will be at the David Maus Volkswagen on Lee Road store until July 15th, 2011 to collect the items listed below.

BASE Camp provides a year-round base of support for children and families who are facing the challenge of living with cancer and other pediatric life-threatening hematological illnesses. BASE Camp stands for Believe – Achieve – Support – Educate, offering programs for rest, nourishment, encouragement and strength throughout the journey children and their families face. David Maus Volkswagen on Lee Road will also make a monetary contribution to BASE Camp through the Service Contribution Program.

Our Fill the Bug Campaign is to collect items or donations for BASE Camp in support of their needs they provide for children with life-threatening illnesses.

Items that are needed are:

PG-13 DVD’s , New or Used

Non Perishable Food

Tents and Sleeping Bags

Non- Monetary Donations Monetary Donations

Sponsor a hospitalized child for:

  • $25 sponsors a child for one overnight campout
  • $50 buys a grocery gift card for a week’s worth of basic needs
  • $100 sponsors a MILESTONE Party for a hospitalized clinic patient.
  • $250 sponsors a hospital lunch for 40!
  • $500 sponsors 20 new release movies for dinner and a movie night for hospitalized children!
  • $1,000 sponsors 40 kids for a camp

To find out more information on BASE Camp – please visit www.BaseCamp.org or call 407-673-5060. To find out more information on the Service Contribution Program and how you contribute, please visit our David Maus Volkswagen Service Department and speak to any of our Service Advisors.

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David Maus and “Meng” from David Maus Automotive Group Help Raise $60,000 for Rock Pink Breast Cancer Charity Event

David Maus and Tonga Fifita aka “Meng” helped raise money for Rock Pink as Celebrity Bowlers for the 104.1 Monsters 4th Annual Bowl-A-Rama on Saturday, June 25th – raising $60,000 for breast cancer charities. David Maus was bid on by RL Haines General Contractors and was named the #1 Celebrity Bowler for the most money raised which was over $4,000.

The event was held at Boardwalk Bowl on Colonial Drive by UCF. Every one of the 80 lanes were filled with teams and Celebrity Bowlers, enjoying the four hour event with taste testings, raffles, silent auctions and more! The David Maus Automotive dealerships have continuously supported local and national organizations dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, mammography testing and treatment. For the past three years David Maus Volkswagen has been a sponsor of the Libby’s Legacy Breast Cancer Foundation Scooters for Hooters event, held each April. In October all employees wear pink every Friday to raise money for the American Breast Cancer Foundation and the Susan G Komen Foundation.

“This was an incredible event. It was nice knowing that all of the money raised is going to benefit such an amazing cause! We would like to thank the Monsters Morning Show and Rock Pink for inviting both Tonga and I to be a part of it,” said David Maus, Vice President of David Maus Automotive Group.

Rock Pink also supports the Young Survival Coalition “YSC”, the premier international organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women and breast cancer. YSC works with survivors, caregivers and the medical, research, advocacy and legislative communities to increase the quality and quantity of life for women diagnosed with breast cancer ages 40 and under.

Facts about Breast Cancer

-       Breast Cancer is second only to lung cacner in cancer deaths among women in the US

-       Mammography will detect about 80-90% of breast cancers in women without symptoms

-       Approximately 5-10% of breast cancers in the US are due to heredity

For more information on the 4th Annual Monster Celebrity Bowl-A-Rama to benefit Rock Pink visit www.rockppink.com/bowling or email bowling@rockpink.com. Rock a healthier life!

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Volkswagen Best Selling Import Car This Year

According to SteelGuru.com, Volkswagen’s latest models have taken the top three spots on the best selling import car list this year thanks to favorable demand from local consumers.

Industry sources said that sales of the German car maker’s Golf 1.6 TDI reached 589 units in the first five months of this year, making it the top-selling import brand. It was followed by the Passat CC 2.0 TDI with 574 units and the Jetta 2.0 TDI with 506 vehicles.

The source added that fueled by the popularity of the three models, Volkswagen Korea, the local importer of the German automaker, sold a total of 5,373 vehicles in the January to May period, already exceeding the 4,760 vehicles sold in the first half of 2010. They predicted that sales of Volkswagen cars may reach 6,600 cars by the end of June.

The German car maker meanwhile said it posted strong sales of its models with an engine capacity below 2,000 cubic centimeters. In this segment, the car maker sold 5,109 units, a market share of 28.8%.

Volkswagen said that the release of the new Touareg model in July will further improve the company’s image among local consumers adding that efforts are under way to upgrade the company’s after sales service infrastructure, which can improve customer satisfaction and fuel sales down the road.

For  more information visit www.steelguru.com.

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