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Posted: Friday, November 30, 2007 12:00 am | Updated: 6:58 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Berge Ford of Mesa, 460 E. Auto Center Drive, one block south of the US 60 freeway and Mesa Drive, is holding some fun activities that involve the whole community we think you should know about!

Berge Ford of Mesa, 460 E. Auto Center Drive, one block south of the US 60 freeway and Mesa Drive, is holding some fun activities that involve the whole community we think you should know about! First off, congratulations to Wendi Jones of Mesa Community College! She is the winner of a 2008 newly redesigned Ford Focus as part of Ford Motor’s Your Ticket 2 Drive College Giveaway program.

Coupled with MTVu (MTV university) and the MTV Woodie awards, Ford motor went nationwide to attract college students from all over the country to enter in its free “yourticket-2drive.com” giveaway. To enter, any college student taking at least 6 credit hours from across the nation was eligible by simply logging on to yourticket2drive.com sweepstakes. From over the 8,000 entries Ford received nationwide, 10 entries were chosen at random and flown to New York City to attend the MTV Woodie Awards held at St. John’s University. At the event each of the 10 semi-finalists got behind the wheel of a 2008 Ford Focus and called “snyc”. Sync is Ford’s brand new fully integrated voice-activated incar communication and entertainment system. Boy, that’s a mouthful! But what it does for you is genuinely impressive. With simple voice commands in your Ford you can, “Call and Text Message” hands-free while driving. Want to read or send a text message? Call Sync. Want to dial your friend and converse hands-free? Call Sync. Even caller ID, call waiting, and battery status can be utilized through Sync voice commands.

Sync voice integration in your new Ford also allows you to plug in your favorite IPOD or MP-3 player and request music, podcasts, or audio books. With Sync voice activation you can truly pay attention to your driving with “both hands” while still accessing your IPOD or cell phone. And this is just what Wendi Jones got to do when she sat behind the 2008 Ford Focus at St. John’s University in New York City recently as one of 10 semi-finalists in Fords Your Ticket 2 Drive Sweepstakes. As only the 7 th person in line, when Wendi sat behind the Focus and called Sync, she got the response she’d only dreamed of, “You Won!” And with that the 2008 Ford Focus was hers! On The Road will be there to take a picture of Wendi receiving her new Ford Focus when it arrives at the Berge Ford showroom and we’ll certainly pass on the great news to you. Again, congratulations Wendi!

Berge Ford of Mesa has been in business in the East Valley for over 60 years. They have been family owned and operated since 1944 and offer superior customer service. The Berge Ford Service and Parts Department has 120 service bays and a $4 million dollar inventory of Ford parts. Coupled with Berge Ford’s trained technicians, 35% of Arizona Ford master technicians work here, you will find one of the most comprehensive service departments in the country. Berge Ford even has an onsite car rental agency and a coffee shop to get you on your way! In addition Berge Ford offers Loyalty Rewards and Service Rewards, chock full of money-saving deals for you to service your car. Berge Ford knows that to win your business and have such customer loyalty they have to be more than just a car dealership but a good neighbor as well. That’s why this time of year is so special to the employees at Berge Ford. This Saturday, Dec 1 st , from 10am to 2pm, Berge Ford is holding an annual “car show” with the theme of “Toys For Tots”. Please come attend this fun activity this Saturday during their Toys For Tots campaign! Help Berge Ford give to those less fortunate at this most festive time of year. You can call Berge for more information about Toys For Tots being held tomorrow at (480) 497-7529!

And here’s a great gift-giving idea; if you are looking for some unique apparel to give as a holiday present why not shop at Hacienda Harley Davidson of Scottsdale? Located at 15600 N. Hayden Rd. in north Scottsdale and conveniently off the Frank Lloyd Wright exit of the Loop 101, Hacienda Harley Davidson has a “large” selection of motorcycle gear, leathers, t-shirts, and accessories that is just right for the motorcycle rider or motorcycle fan in your life! Stop by or give them a call for more information at (480) 905-1903 today!

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