United Way of Rock River Valley has had a strong, long-standing partnership with Chrysler/UAW Local 1268 for years. This month, the UAW Local 1268’s United Way Campaign Committee has been selling raffle tickets to win a brand new Dodge Dart at Chrysler’s Belvidere Assembly Plant to benefit United Way of Rock River Valley. Sergio Marchionne, Chrysler’s Chief Executive Officer, made a congratulatory visit to the UAW Local 1268 members at the Belvidere Assembly Plant on their successful launch of the Dodge Dart in May 2012. While speaking to the employees and union members, he made a pledge to donate a Dodge Dart to the Belvidere Assembly Plant and to raffle it off at $2.00 per chance as a way to show his appreciation to the employees, with 100% of ticket sales to benefit United Way of Rock River Valley. On Friday, November 30, 2012, the winning ticket was drawn. The lucky winner of the brand new Dodge Dart is Bob St. Vincent, a first-shift employee at Chrysler’s Belvidere Assembly Plant. A total of 24,250 tickets were sold at the Chrysler Belvidere Assembly Plant and $48,500 raised for United Way of Rock River Valley. This donation will assist United Way of Rock River Valley in creating stronger
BELVIDERE (WIFR) -- A Belvidere Chrysler Worker who helps build the Dodge Dart, now has keys to a brand new car. Bob St. Vincent's raffle ticket was drawn on Friday. The plant was selling $2 tickets for a new Dart and raised more than $48,000 for the United Way of the Rock River Valley.