Ford’s Drive 4UR School Program Benefits Fenton High School Marching Band

Lasco Ford teams with Fenton High School Marching Band to raise funds in nationwide Ford Motor Company donation program.


The Drive 4UR Scool program is a nationwide fundraiser sponsored by Ford Motor Company. For the second time this year, Lasco Ford partnered with a Fenton area high school to help raise funds via Ford’s test drive-program. This past Saturday, August 19th, students from Fenton High School teamed with Owen Road neighbor Lasco Ford to earn over $4,800 for the school’s Marching Band.

Fenton High School Campus Activity

The event, held on the Fenton High School campus, gives individuals an opportunity to drive one of Ford Motor Company’s exciting models. Drivers could put the redesigned Ford F-150 pickup truck through its paces. Drive the luxurious Ford Expedition family SUV. Experience the ride of Ford’s popular Fusion. Feel the power of the iconic Mustang or preview the economical Ford Focus.

Students Work to Raise Funds

The school’s faculty and students promoted the fundraiser. Lasco Ford provided the cars to drive and their employees helped to coordinate the logistics of the event. This year’s donation pushed Fenton High School over the $25,000 mark in total program funding. The contribution benefits the school’s Music Department.

Since 2011 Lasco Ford has helped area schools earn more than $55,000 with the Drive for Your School initiative. Ford has contributed over $35 million to nonprofits in the United States and Canada. Drives fund organizations such as schools, food banks, hospitals, and animal shelters. Ford Motor Company is passionate about the program. Returning a portion of Corporate income to the communities that support the manufacturer and their local dealers. Like Lasco Ford. Thousands of Drive 4UR School or Drive 4UR Community events are booked each year nationwide.

Lasco Ford Vice President Jay Lasco says, “We enjoy working with local schools to see them benefit from these events. We celebrate our 35+ years in Fenton by watching our area continue to grow and progress. Developing relationships with local residents and businesses is at the core of our success. Strong schools are the basis for thriving families, neighborhoods, and ultimately our region as a whole. We see helping young people participate in school activities as a means of enhancing their learning experience and a vital part of their education. We are thrilled to play a part in the process.”

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Steve Sweitzer
Steve is the Sports Editor for the Lasco Press and highlights our coverage of NASCAR and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Steve is a member of the National Motorsports Press Association and a nationally published author of automotive related articles for industry trade magazines. He is also a freelance technical writer and accomplished photographer. A 25-year resident of Southeast Michigan, Steve’s passion for reporting on our community, it’s residents, and our automotive connections allow us to use his skills to cover a number of events. Steve’s ability to seek out the unique behind the scenes accounts that tell the often-overlooked aspect of a story makes for entertaining reading. Follow Steve at with weekly NASCAR updates and featured articles.