• Wahoo’s Tacos, General Tire and Azunia Tequila to support the annual Children’s Support Run V benefitting the Rancho El Milagro orphanage

 

249 Join General Tire, Wahoos and Azunia Tequila in Their Race to Help Rancho El Milagro OrphanageFort Mill, S.C. – Nov. 11, 2011. General Tire, Wahoo’s Tacos and Azunia Tequila, along with some of their off-road friends, will champion the Baja Children’s Support Run V next Wednesday, Nov. 16 in Ensenada, Baja, Mexico. The focus of this year’s event is to install a multi-media center including new computers and desks for the children at the Rancho El Milagro facility in Ensenada. Additionally, the group will provide valuable food and daily supplies for the orphaned children and staff members at Rancho El Milagro (www.ranchomilagro.org).

The fifth annual Baja Children’s Support Run is held in conjunction with the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 and will kickoff at the Costco in Ensenada at 8:30 a.m. PST. The general public is invited to stop by the Costco (located at Carr. Transpeninsular La Paz 4179; Carlos Pacheco; Ensenada) from 8:30 -10:30 a.m. to purchase and donate much needed food and supplies for the orphanage which will be delivered to the orphanage later that day. Monetary donations will also be welcome.

Following the shopping trip, a designated group of volunteers will travel to Rancho El Milagro to deliver the food and supplies and help build-out the multi-media center which will enable kids to learn and explore the world in their race to discover all the possibilities that lie ahead for them.

“Wahoo’s has been a supporter of this event from its inception and we will continue to support this cause for years to come,” Wing Lam, CEO, Wahoo’s Tacos. “It is very important for me personally and for my brand to always give back to the community and the children at Rancho El Milagro need our support.”

“Azunia Tequila is proud to offer continued support to this great cause.” Jim Riley, CEO, Azunia Tequila. “The Baja 1000 is not always about racing, but about giving back to the community that supports the off-road racing year after year.”

“General Tire was involved in this cause last year for the first time and it was a very rewarding experience,” said Dana Zamalloa, manager of PR and communications, General Tire. “Every kid deserves the opportunity to have the tools needed for a fulfilling life and Team GT is proud to help provide these tools for the great kids at the Rancho El Milagro.”

For corporations interested in getting involved, please contact Dana Zamalloa atdana.zamalloa@conti-na.com or Kristina Svirskiate at Kristina.svirskiate@conti-na.com. 

 

About General Tire

For more than 90 years General Tire has offered a complete quality line of ultra-high performance, passenger, light truck, off-road and commercial tires to meet all your needs. General Tire is a proud supporter of Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing, Chili Bowl, Pro-Pulling, Late- Model Dirt Series, Drag Boat Series, Boost Mobile FreestyleMx.com Tour, Spec Tire of Trophylite and Pro Truck. Team GT supports off-road and short course teams including BJ Baldwin, Carl Renezeder, Rick D. Johnson, Jerry Zaiden/Jason Campbell, Jason/Rich Voss, Scott Steinberger, Ed “Clyde” Stout, Marc Burnett, Kent Kroeker, Mikey Childress, Jim Riley, Carey Hart, Josh Merrell, Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg, Jason Ellis, Robby Woods, Casey Currie, Ryan Hagy and Jeff “Ox” Kargola.

General Tire is part of Continental Tire the Americas, LLC. (www.generaltire.com). CTA, based in Fort Mill, South Carolina, is a company of Germany-based Continental AG. With sales of approximately €20 billion in 2009 Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also a competent partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has close to 160,000 employees in 45 countries.

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