American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day February 4, 2011 Park Place Dealerships will be going red inside and out in support of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day – Friday, February 4, 2011 – a day when Americans nationwide will take women’s health to heart by wearing red to show their support for women’s heart disease awareness.
Park Place Dealerships will donate $25 to the American Heart Association for every authorized test drive at any of our participating Dallas-Fort Worth dealerships on Friday, February 4 or Saturday, February 5. In addition, Park Place Dealerships is allowing its employees to wear jeans with a red shirt or blouse February 4th in exchange for a $5 donation to AHA. Women are encouraged to take the “Go Red Heart Check Up,” a free interactive online assessment tool that helps women take charge of their heart health. Simply enter your information into the questionnaire at www.GoRedForWomen.org. The website also offers tips on heart health and ways to get involved to make a difference.
________________________________________Women & Heart Health Facts: • While 1 in 30 American women die of breast cancer, almost 1 in 3 will die from cardiovascular disease. • Research shows that 80% of cardiac events in women could be prevented if women made the right choices for their hearts involving diet, exercise and abstinence from smoking. • African-American and Mexican-American women have higher heart disease and stroke risk factors than white women of comparable socioeconomic status. • Heart disease rates in post-menopausal women are two to three times higher than in pre-menopausal women of the same age.________________________________________
Participating Go Red for Women test drive dealerships include Park Place Motorcars
in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bedford; Park Place Porsche
on Lemmon Avenue in Dallas; Park Place Lexus
Plano and Grapevine; smart center
Dallas and Fort Worth; Park Place Jaguar
Plano and Park Place Volvo
at Inwood/Lemmon Avenue. Be sure and mention you are taking a test drive in support of the Go Red for Women initiative. Directions and complete details are online at www.parkplace.com. Meanwhile, wear red Friday, February 4th in support of the American Heart Association and help spread the message:
Heart Disease Doesn’t Care What You Wear… It’s the #1 Killer of Women.
Disney star Demi Lovato turned 17 last August, but she couldn’t really celebrate because she was in Canada filming Camp Rock 2 with the Jonas Brothers. The film recently wrapped and Demi returned home to her family in Colleyville. One of her first stops was to visit her uncle David De La Garza, and to pick up her first car: a new 2010 Mercedes-Benz E350.
At the very top of her list was a trip to the Texas DMV, reports De La Garza, Finance Director at Park Place Motorcars Dallas, She wanted to have a Texas driver’s license rather than a California one. And she would only buy a car from Park Place Motorcars here in Dallas for obvious reasons. David De La Garza’s brother Eddie is Demi’s stepfather and manager. Demi’s mom Dianna is a former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader and singer. Demi’s younger sister Madison De La Garza plays Juanita Solis (Eva Longoria’s daughter) on ABC-TV’s Desperate Housewives. Her oldest sister Dallas Lovato is an actress and singer as well. Demi got her start on the locally produced Barney & Friends TV show. She ordered the 2010 E350 back in July, said De La Garza. The car is as loaded as you can get a car. It has absolutely everything: a high-end sound system, iPod kit, Parktronic, etc. Best known as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel Original Movie Camp Rock, and Sonny Munroe in the Disney Channel’s TV series Sonny With A Chance, Lovato is also a solo music artist. Her first album Don’t Forget debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 in September 2008. Lovato released her second album, Here We Go Again, last July. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, selling over 108,000 copies in the first week. I have a firm commitment from my brother that all their luxury car purchases will be through Park Place, says David De La Garza with a smile. He knows there will be family trouble if they don’t.