Davis Chevrolet in the Community
At Davis Chevrolet we are committed to our involvement with the community. We care. We hope to make a difference. We believe in family, hard work and dedication to great causes. Over the past three years, Davis Chevrolet has donated more than $85,000 towards enhancing the Airdrie and area community to be a better place to live and grow for us all.
We are proud to tell anyone who asks that we are involved in the following:
We donated $500 to help make a local family's Christmas better through Airdrie Angel, a program which gives a hand to those who have been through a difficult time or are living in challenging circumstances.
Davis Chevrolet was very proud to support donate, and be the venue for the First Annual Blue Friday event in Airdrie - put on by the Airdrie Bullying Awareness Program, an advocate voice in the city supporting anti-bullying by linking affected youth, seniors, and employees in Airdrie’s business community to appropriate resources.
Davis Chevrolet sponsors the annual marketing campaign for Airdrie Meals on Wheels to help raise community awareness of the importance of the organization. Each November we develop, implement and pay for their radio, newspaper and online advertising.
Davis Chevrolet sponsors the Airdrie Minor Hockey golf tournament and teams.
Boys & Girls Club; In the past Davis has contributed annually to the Boys & Girls Club of Airdrie supporting them through our recycling program, charity car wash events as well as our Canada Day BBQ. We are also proud to now sponsor their annual Dine for a Difference gala!
Airdrie and District Victims Assistance Society is a non-profit, volunteer based organization that provides 24 hour crisis response and support to victims of crime and/or tragedy through the RCMP. To support this cause, Davis Chevrolet donated $2,000 in Davis Dealer Rewards dollars to service their 2013 Chevrolet Traverse.
Rotary Club; Davis Chevrolet is a Hole-In-One Sponsor for the annual golf tournament in September.
Canada Day parade; Davis Chevrolet is the primary sponsor of our communities Canada Day parade, eh!
Santa Claus Parade; Davis Chevrolet is also the primary sponsor of our communities Santa Claus parade held each December.
Davis is thrilled to support local Airdrie resident Brianne Tutt and her Sochi Winter Olympic Dream. After a terrible accident threatened her speed skating career, Brianne refocused on her goal and came back to make the Olympic team in Jan. 2014.Watch Brianne's inspiration story of recovery and perserverance here >>
Through ARRES (Airdrie Regional Recreation Enhancement Society), Davis Chevrolet sponsored a Dressing Room in the value of $20,000 for the New Genesis Place Twin Arenas.
Davis Airdrie partnered with Randy "Chevy" Chevrier, to #TackleBullying in local schools. During his Anti-Bullying Playbook presentation, Randy sets forth his Bullying Game Plan for kids, which includes dealing with bullying no matter what level of involvement. He also offers a strategy to change the culture within the school community that does not tolerate bullying behavior. Our partnership included Pink T-Shirt day (anti-bullying day) on Feb 26, 2014 with Randy as a keynote speaker.
Airdrie Firefighters ascend to the rooftop of Boston Pizza on February 27, 2014 and stayed for several days in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Funds raised will be used to improve the quality of life for people living with neuromuscular disorders by purchasing mobility equipment, providing support services, and funding research which will one day lead to a cure. Davis Chevrolet is a Bronze sponsor for this event. for which we were a Bronze Sponsor.
For two years now, Davis Chev held the Davis Divas Ladies Night event, an informative, fun-filled evening for ladies wanting to learn more about their vehicle and network with other women. Each ticket supported the Boys & Girls Club of Airdrie. In 2013 we raised $500 for the cause, and in 2014 we raise over $700.
Our General Manager – Glenn Smaha is a member of the Rotary Club which is committed to the support of worthwhile projects and causes for the citizens of Airdrie, surrounding area as well as internationally.
Annually, the Rotary Club of Airdrie presents their Lobster Boil fundraiser. Davis Chevrolet was the Lobster Sponsor and supplied the BBQ for cooking.
The Pete Knight Days in Crossfield Alberta is this communities biggest event – it is their true kick off to summer, complete with parade, rodeo, demo derby and car show, plus two nights of a famous open air dance at Pete’s Bar & Grill. Davis Chevrolet is a Gold Sponsor for this event.
Davis Chevrolet is a Scholarship Sponsor for the Airdrie Rotary Festival of Performing Arts. This event allows budding local musicians and vocalists the opportunity to compete and benefit from the mentorship of the judges.
Our very own Airdrie Pro Rodeo runs from June 27 to July 1, where World and Canadian Champions are part of the high number of contestants. It is one of the top 10 professional rodeos by payout in Canada. Airdrie has had an annual Rodeo since 1967 and Davis Chevrolet is a proud Silver Level Sponsor.
In December 2012 and 2013 we filled the back of a pick-up truck in our showroom for our local Airdrie Food Bank. In 2014, we managed to beat our record of the past two years, filling TWO full pickup trucks with non perishable items. In 2015 our contributions came to approximately $9,000, a new record!
Airdrie Festival of Lights is one of Canada’s Top 10 Holiday light shows as chosen by the travelexperts.ca. We are a proud Santa Transportation sponsor and have a Davis Chevrolet Truck with full decals on location throughout the display!!
Davis is proud to support Airdrie Slam in support of Guitars for Vets. By sponsoring and promoting the Slam Benefit Concert Series for Guitars for Vets Canada Featuring Rock Legend Sass Jordan and Christian Hudson.
Davis is a proud supporter of the Time Travellers Car Club of Airdrie which is a registered non-profit organization based in Airdrie, Alberta; founded in 2006 by a group of local hot rod and muscle car enthusiasts. The Car Club is most famous for the Annual Airdrie Car Show – The Airdrie Summer Classic. Now in its 15th year, the car show is the club’s biggest fund raiser, raising over $15,000 in support of local charities.
We are a member of the Chamber and our GM is on the Board of Directors. Our hallmark event with the Chamber is our Business after Hours held in September. We also sponsor their annual golf tournament as well as one of their monthly speaker luncheons.
This fun charity event is a blast so who can resist being part of the action. we have sponsored this event for the past two years and will continue going forward!
There isn't a more deserving organization when giving back! We have been involved with Community Links since we came to Airdrie and recently agreed to an annual sponsorship which is used towards their general operating expenditures.