Wheels to Prosper Seeks Nominations for Effingham Giveaway

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 EFFINGHAM – Probst Auto Body, Webster Tire and Auto Service, Teutopolis Auto Sales and CW Motosports are teaming up with Wheels to Prosper to give away three cars to community members.

The Wheels to Prosper initiative is a national program that awards a free car to an individual nominated by the community. It was founded in March 2011 to provide fully serviced, good working condition cars to those who need them.

Wheels to Prosper's site defines their mission in their name. It states, “The word prosper means to thrive, and that is what we wanted people to do after they received the car – thrive!”

According to Wheels to Prosper co-founder Jody Gatchell, the initiative now has over 30 participating shops giving away cars to those in need. This includes Probst Auto Body in Dieterich, Illinois. They joined in July 2012 and are now partnered with Webster Tire and Auto Service and Teutopolis Auto Sales to give away three cars on Saturday, July 18.

The giveaway will take place from 11 to 1 PM in the Save-A-Lot parking lot in Effingham, Illinois. It is located at 101 North Keller Drive.

Nominations are being taken for deserving individuals in need to receive a free car. They can be sent to EffinghamCountyWheelsToProsper@gmail.com.

Wheels to Prosper also holds nationwide giveaways every year on the last Saturday of July. Other participating shops and more information can be found at their website by following the link here.
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