SOMERSET, PA – June 27, 2016 – Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare will sponsor Saturday Night Thunder racing at the Jennerstown Speedway Complex on July 2.
Fast cars, fun giveaways and exciting races will be the highlight of the event as Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare honors the employees from the Somerset, PA location.
“We’re excited to provide a night of family fun to our employees and the community while raising awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, a progressive lung disease that affects millions of Americans,” said Stephanie Murray, Marketing Communications Manager for Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare. “We have partnered with Right2Breathe to provide free, onsite COPD screenings and educational information to anyone who is interested.”
In addition, professional NHRA drag racer and Right2Breathe CEO Joe Morrison will display his Right2Breathe drag car and be available to sign autographs.
“Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare and Right2Breathe share the same commitment to helping people live their lives despite any physical challenges they face. I am excited and honored that Right2Breathe will be a part of the Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Night at the Races,” Morrison said. “Jennerstown Speedway is a historic track, and we’re looking forward to meeting the fans that come to the fastest paved track in western Pennsylvania.”
Gates open at 4 p.m., and COPD screenings will be available at that time. Racing starts at 6 p.m.
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare’s main respiratory and sleep device manufacturing facility is located in Somerset and employs 250 local workers.
About Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare
Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare manufactures a complete line of durable medical equipment including mobility products, beds, bariatric products, wheelchairs, sleep surfaces and pressure prevention products, respiratory equipment, self-assist products, power operated wheelchairs, rehabilitation products, patient room equipment, personal care products, electrotherapy devices, respiratory devices and sleep equipment. Currently, the Company has corporate offices and distribution facilities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Romania, China and Taiwan. The Company markets its products to customers located throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. Drive DeVilbiss is one of the fastest growing major manufacturers and distributors of durable medical equipment.
To learn more go to www.drivemedical.com.
The Right2Breathe™ Inc. is a 501-C non-profit organization based in New Jersey, created by two passionate Drag Racers who have a personal mission to improve the quality of life for those that live with respiratory difficulty, illness or disease. We are dedicated to educating the automotive and motorsports community about pulmonary or respiratory medical conditions through a cause marketing campaign including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Influenza, Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma.
The Right2Breathe™ Campaign was co-founded by Joe Morrison and Tim Charlet; two second-generation Drag Racers who have personal experience as caregivers for family members with pulmonary disease. Morrison and Charlet actively support the COPD Patient and Caregiver community and have battled to enact change in legislation at the US Federal and State levels.
Learn more at Right2Breathe.org
About Jennerstown Speedway Complex
Jennerstown Speedway Complex, located in the Laurel Mountains of Western Pennsylvania, is a .522 mile Polymer based asphalt oval with a 550 ft front stretch banked at 6º and turns 700 ft banked at 9º. Weekly Division races include Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, chargers and the Fast and Furious 4s. Special events include IMSA Supermodifieds, Supercup stock car series and Enduro races. The Jennerstown Speedway Complex takes great pride is providing, fun, affordable, family entertainment. Visit www.Jennerstown.org for more information.
Stephanie K. Murray
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: (814) 443-7658
Fax: (814) 443-7597