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Arrowhead winter vehicle auction


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Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 11:04 am
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Press release submitted by Arrowhead


Arrowhead will host its winter vehicle auction at 10 a.m.,Saturday, January 19 in the William E. Nelson Auto Shop; 12200 104th St, Coal Valley, IL. 33 Vehicles and 2 golf carts will be auctioned at the event. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; vehicle auction begins at 10:00 a.m. Photo identification required for purchases. Over 100 bidders routinely show up to this event to help Arrowhead raise money for youth-at-risk programs. This year's auction will showcase a rare 1989Porsche 928 S, 1999 Volkswagen Beetle, 2001 Kia Sephia, E-Z-Go Golf Cart and many more cars and trucks donated by the community.
Arrowhead residents learn auto maintenance and repair as part of their educational program. The William E. Nelson Auto Shop is a state-of-the-art facility located on Arrowhead's campus in Coal Valley. Residents gain valuable experience by working with instructors to prepare donated vehicles for auction. They perform routine maintenance, make minor repairs and detail the vehicles.
Funds generated from the vehicle auction help to support Arrowhead's work with adolescent boys and girls. Arrowhead provides residential treatment for youth-at-risk, as well as community outreach in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas. Arrowhead invites the media to come out before the auction to help spotlight a great event for a worthy cause and show the hard work residents put in to make this event successful year after year. Arrowhead needs the media's help to help spread the word about this event. For more information call Brandon Terronez at 309-799-7044 ext. 270 or 563-271-5216.
A list of vehicles can be seen athttp://www.arrowheadranchinc.com/winter-auction-vehicles/
To donate a car, boat or other vehicle, call (309) 799-7044, Ext. 225.

About Arrowhead Ranch.
Founded in 1945, Arrowhead is a private, not for profit, non-sectarian treatment facility serving youth-at-risk aged between 12-21. Arrowhead's mission is to motivate youth-at-risk to become productive and responsible young men and women by providing the highest quality counseling, education, social services to youth and their families.Arrowhead is funded through payments for the adolescents' care by placement agencies and through donations and grants.



















 



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