The Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships (MBDC) sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Centerville took place on Monday, August 13, 2012. Over 120 players teed off at Dayton Country Club, the MBDC is a nationwide amateur-only golf program for men and women 21 years or older. Players compete for one of two spots on the dealer team that then advance to Sectional Tournament held at Turtle Bay Resorts in Oahu, Hawaii this year. The golf outing also provided an opportunity to raise over $20,000 for the Norma J. Ross Foundation. A host of local businesses offered a helping hand through donations and sponsorships that coupled with beautiful golfing weather made this event a success. Thank you to all participants, can’t wait to see you next year!
Dayton Fashion Week
Dayton, Ohio is most commonly known for its Aviation History, Art, and Musical Culture but now fashion can be added to this distinguished resume! On July 24th Dayton Fashion Week kicked-off with every event bigger and better than the last.The premier event provided an opportunity to showcase Local, National, and International designers. As Title Sponsor, Bob Ross FIAT was able to have its very own model on the runway; the FIAT 500 by Gucci was showcased at the Dayton Convention Center for both runway events Friday and Saturday.
13th Annual Bob Ross Baseball Classic
Fiat Happening at Fifth Third Field
On June 6, 2012 a day filled with Fun, Family, and the FIAT 500, customers enjoyed a night out with fellow FIAT owners. A caravan of colorful FIATs drove down to Fifth Third Field where clients were able to showcase their new 500s, fellowship with one another, and enjoy the Dayton Dragons.
Martin Bayless Foundation 25th Anniversary Fundraiser
The 25th Anniversary Fundraiser for the Martin Bayless Foundation was celebrated on June 2, 2012 at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville. This foundation provides scholarships, academic and enrichment services to deserving young adolescents in the metro Dayton area. This event gave the guests an opportunity to sip exquisite wines, participate in a live auction and mingle with some celebrities from the NFL. Everyone had an enjoyable time in the beautifully decorated dealership and, hopefully, Mercedes-Benz of Centerville will be host of choice for future years. The highlight of the weekend for the young people is the opportunity to participate in a football camp instructed by several present and former NFL players.
"Shopping In Your Own Backyard"
As a part of a collaborative effort with our community partner, Teradata invited The Bob Ross Auto Group to their organization to take part in a unique experience, "Shopping in your own Backyard." On May 23, 2012 from the hours of 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the Bob Ross Auto Group Specialists answered questions and provided product demonstrations of all brands. The employees of Teradata enjoyed an afternoon of music, learning, snacks and much more. We even received many entries to win a weekend use of one of our fine automobiles. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the employees of Teradata, and in addition share with you the winners of the weekend use of a vehicle. Congratulations to Pichu Ravi and Melissa Kitchin, feel free to email email@example.com to redeem your weekend use.
2012 American Heart Association "Heart Ball Kick Off"
The American Heart Association (AHA) held their 2012 Heart Ball Kick-Off at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville on February 16, 2012. The kick-off previewed the elegant and exclusive affair that gathers those involved with the local Heart Society, to celebrate their efforts throughout the year of funds raised, heightened passion, and to save lives. The opportunity to host the kick-off came as an honor to Bob Ross Auto Group President, Jenell Ross, as she holds the AHA very close to her heart, knowing firsthand the impact that heart disease can have and how AHA has elevated awareness in the communities it serves.
Mercedes-Benz of Centerville's Pre-Summer Open Haus
On May 10, 2012 Mercedes-Benz of Centerville held a Pre-Summer Open Haus Event. All guests received a $500 Gift Certificate towards the purchase of a new Mercedes-Benz. Many also entered to win a weekend use of a Mercedes-Benz of Centerville vehicle I am pleased to announce the winner of the Weekend Getaway is Bob Clista. Congratulations, Mr. Clista you will experience the luxury of a Mercedes-Benz for the weekend! A special Thank You to the Mercedes-Benz Club and all of our guests for making this a wonderful event!
Raising $1,500 for Big Brother/Big Sister Program
Bob Ross Auto Group raised $1,500 for the Big Brother and Big Sister programs on Friday, March 23rd during a community bowling event. Watch the video to see footage taken during the event!
2011 Mercedes-Benz Champagne and Dessert
Ross Motor Cars now named Mercedes-Benz of Centerville held an open house event on Thursday December 8, 2011. Over 300 customers, friends and business partners attended the "Champagne and Dessert," reception for the newly renovated state of the art Mercedes-Benz of Centerville facility..
2011 American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Walk
On Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Walk in Dayton, OH, nearly 50 people walked in the memory of my Mother Norma Ross. The Norma Ross Team was able to raise $21,000.00 for the American Cancer Society's continued research and building awareness. Our Team raised the most money of any other individual, team, or company in the entire Miami Valley Region. We also well surpassed the amount of funds raised last year by over $9,000.00. Breast Cancer does not just effect Women anymore, let's do all we can to spread awareness and detect the symptoms early. For more information on Breast Cancer Awareness go to www.cancer.org.
2011 Mercedes-Benz Golf Championship
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championship is wrapped up and Winners Bill LeBoeuf and Todd LeMaster will be heading to the Sectional event at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess November 9-13
On August 15th 2011 Ross Motor Cars hosted the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Championship at the Country Club of the North in Beavercreek, Ohio. There were over 140 players to participate in the golf outing that benefited the Norma J. Ross Youth Foundation. The winner with the lowest gross and net totals now gets the opportunity to participate in Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championship Western Sectional being held in Scottsdale, AZ.
The player also received the chance to win a Rolex Watch from James Free Jewelers for the first hole in one on hole #2, other skill contest prizes consist of a Nike Wedge for the player closest to the hole on #13, and a Mercedes-Benz E350 Cabriolet for the person to hit a hole in one on #17. The Mercedes-Benz Championship raised over $11,500.00 for the Norma J. Ross Youth Foundation
12th Annual Bob Ross Baseball Classic
July 16, 2011
MVP of the Game Colin Hoke with General Manager Butch Spencer & Dealer Principal Jenell Ross
On Saturday, we celebrated the tradition of hosting the 12th annual Bob Ross Baseball Classic at the home of the Dayton Dragons team, Fifth Third Field. A combination of 2,500 fans, College and Professional recruiters filled the stadium to support 50 Local area high school's baseball athletic departments. Each player was nominated as the cream of the crop from their school to participate in All-Star Game. The players even got the chance to win an opportunity to play a scheduled high school game at Fifth Third Field. A portion of the concession proceeds benefited the Norma J. Ross Youth Foundation. It was an exciting event hope to see you there next year.
2011 BBB Torch Award Recipient
2011 BBB Torch Award recipient, Bob Ross Dealer Principal Jenell Ross
Jenell Ross was honored as the 2011 Recipient of the Better Business Bureau Torch Award. The Torch Award honors companies who are leaders in marketplace trust. To be a Torch Award winner you must embody BBB’s vision of an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other. Torch Award recipients value honesty, respect, integrity and transparency in daily business transactions.
Jenell Ross has had the honor of being a two time recipient of the Black Enterprise Auto Dealer of the Year award. With 37 years of providing quality customer service in the Auto industry, the Bob Ross Auto Group legacy is sure to continue for years to come.
Jenell Ross received the The 40 Under 40 Award, that was created by the Business Journal to help recognize the hard work of a diverse group of young leaders: elected officials, inspiring community organizers, and non-profit and policy leaders who exemplify the spirit of progressive political entrepreneurship.