Hundreds Partake in Easter Celebrations at Grimsby Hyundai
Hundreds of children have participated in the 2017 Annual Colouring Contest and Easter Egg Hunt at Grimsby Hyundai, and have taken home thousands of Easter eggs and numerous prizes including a brand new bicycle.
The event took place on April 15, 2017 inside the dealership's showroom, and was open to all children aged 12 and under. Grimsby Hyundai's team did a great job dressing up the building with Easter decorations, and held a variety of activities to engage children and their parents.
The team hid more than 7,000 eggs weighing almost 250 lbs throughout the sales floor and inside cars, making it possible for every child to go home with pockets full of candies. They also held a colouring contests for children and received hundreds of entries. The team awarded a new bicycle as a grand prize and a pizza party to an entire class of children.
Performance Auto Group Senior Graphic Artist Lindsay Slessor also dressed up as the Easter Bunny for the event, and she instantly became a big hit with all the children. "The Easter Bunny brought a huge smile to everyone's face. Children fell in love with it on sight, and I can safely say that it made the event incredibly jovial," said Lindsay.
Grimsby Hyundai General Manager Mario Bruno said he was very happy with the success of the event, and thanked his team for their efforts. "I am delighted to say that this year's Easter Egg Hunt and Colouring Contest was a resounding success. Both adults and kids had a fantastic time, and all of us thoroughly enjoyed hosting and entertaining them. Thank you to everyone who participated in making the event unforgettable," said Mario.
The organization of this year's Easter Egg Hunt and Colouring Contest by Grimsby Hyundai is a part of Performance Auto Group's Drive Change initiative, which ensures that our organization gives back visibly to the communities which we serve.
Grimsby Hyundai partakes in Tragically Hip Street Festival, Raises Funds for Cancer Research
Grimsby Hyundai has participated in the Tragically Hip Street Festival in downtown Grimsby, and has raised much-needed funds for the Canadian Cancer Society by raffling out the use of a brand new Hyundai Santa Fe for a weekend.
The festival was held on August 20, 2016 to celebrate the last concert of The Tragically Hip, and saw the group's final performance broadcast live on a massive screen in the city's downtown core. Grimsby Hyundai set up an event tent in the centre of the festivities, and put a brand new Santa Fe on display to engage people and encourage donations for cancer research.
The vehicle exhibit drew a lot of public attention, and saw hundreds of people donate to participate in the raffle. Dealership staff also handed out water bottles to people, and collected donations on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society throughout the event.
Grimsby Hyundai General Manager Mario Bruno said that the dealership has always been dedicated to serving the community, and is very proud to have raised funds for such an important cause.
"Grimsby Hyundai prides itself on being a community partner, and has always supported efforts to raise funds for charitable causes. This holds especially true for medical research, as the money raised contributes directly to saving lives. Therefore, we are very happy to have participated in a significant cultural event like the Tragically Hip Street Festival, and to have raised funds for the Canadian Cancer Society," said Mario.
Grimsby Hyundai's participation in the Tragically Hip Street Festival is a part of Performance Auto Group's Drive Change initiative, which ensures that our organization gives back visibly to the communities which we serve.