Ed Morse Automotive Group Donates Brand New Chevrolet Silverado To Purple Heart Recipient At Armed Forces Bowling Game – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source
Boca Raton, Fla. – Not only was Ed Morse Automotive Group the official automotive partner of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl game played in December, but they surprised the halftime crowd with a new car giveaway to a Purple Heart recipient . Teddy Morse, President and CEO of Ed Morse Automotive Group, teamed up with Santa to randomly choose a name from nearly 100 Purple Heart recipients.
The lucky winner was Ken Watterson, president of the Dallas Veterans Resource Center. He received the keys to a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Custom in Satin Steel Metallic. The MSRP price of this vehicle is $39,525. The given Silverado was from Ed Morse Automotive Group’s Dallas location, Ed Morse’s Freedom Chevrolet Buick GMC.
“I was shocked to win because I never win anything. Not only is the Silverado beautiful, but it came at the perfect time because the truck we use to haul supplies for homeless veterans had over 200 000 miles. I want to thank Teddy and his team for this donation because it means a lot when people remember veterans and their service,” said Ken Watterson. “Also, to receive this car from a dealership called Freedom made it even better, and I was so impressed with this dealership because they were so professional and made the process seamless.”
Ken Watterson toured Vietnam twice and was awarded the Purple Heart when he was injured on his birthday in 1968. In February 2004, he helped start Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas, Inc., an organization in nonprofit focused on ever-changing challenges. veterans and their families (www.hvsd.org). To help meet the growing needs of the veteran community, on September 11, 2011, the Dallas Veterans Resource Center officially opened.
“Since its inception over 75 years ago, our company has proudly supported veteran and military organizations. What an honor to be part of the Armed Forces Bowl, such a cool and impactful event that extends beyond the Dallas area,” said Teddy Morse, President and CEO of Ed Morse Automotive Group. “It was a pleasure spending time with all of these inspiring Purple Heart recipients and getting to know Ken Watterson, a true hero.”
The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl was held in December at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth.
About Ed Morse Automotive Group
The Morse family has been in the automotive business since 1946 when Ed Morse founded Morse Motors. 75 years later, Ed’s grandson, Chairman and CEO Teddy Morse, continues to build on the family legacy and tradition. Based in Delray Beach, Florida and with recent acquisitions in Texas, Missouri, Illinois and Oklahoma, Ed Morse Automotive Group is considered one of the fastest growing and most respected automotive dealership groups in the world. country. www.edmorse.com