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Spirit of Ford Focuses On Giving Away New Car

26 January 2000

Spirit of Ford Focuses On Giving Away New Car
          It's not too late for guests to enter to win a free ride!

    DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 26 -- The same place that offers its
guests an exciting automotive adventure is sending one lucky winner driving
away in a brand new car!  Spirit of Ford and the 31 Metro Detroit Ford
Dealerships are giving away a two-year Red Carpet Lease on a 2000 Ford Focus
Saturday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. at Spirit of Ford.
    The winner will be drawn from hundreds of entries.  Contestants have been
entering at Spirit of Ford and the Star Southfield Entertainment Center since
the end of December.  WCSX-FM will be at Spirit of Ford the day of the drawing
to entertain the crowd and announce the winner.
    "We're extremely excited about this huge give-away," says Jo Haas, Spirit
of Ford director.  "We're in the business of delivering the thrill of
discovery every day at Spirit of Ford.  It will be a thrill for us to give
away this exciting new car and, of course, a thrill for the winner," she adds.
    Entries will be accepted until the time of the drawing at Spirit of Ford.
Details of the contest rules are available on entry forms.
    There is much more excitement in store at Spirit of Ford this winter,
including the first annual Anti-Freeze Festival.  The Festival, which runs
through the end of February, will help chase the chills away by adding fun and
learning to this wintry season.
    Ever wonder why frost forms on the inside of car windows on cold winter
days?  Or how to increase the traction of your tires on snowy roads?  Learn
the answers to these questions and others as the experts at Spirit of Ford
reveal the science behind winter and its effects on a vehicle at the Anti-
Freeze Festival.
    Spirit of Ford is located on Village Road in Dearborn, across from Henry
Ford Museum & Greenfield Village.  It's open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.  Spirit of Ford is
closed on Mondays during January and February.  Admission is $6 for adults, $4
for children (5-12) and $5 for seniors (62+).  Children 4 and under and
admitted free.  For more information, visit Spirit of Ford's web site at or call 313-31-SPIRIT (313-317-7474).