Veteran Erica Greene Wins Planet Ford F-150

Erica Green with Chuck Kramer, GM/OP of Planet Ford in Humble, presents the veteran with her Vehicles for Veterans/Spring Texas Music Fest Ford F-150 provided by the Randall Reed and Planet Ford dealership families.

Erica Green with Chuck Kramer, GM/OP of Planet Ford in Humble, presents the veteran with her Vehicles for Veterans/Spring Texas Music Fest Ford F-150 provided by the Randall Reed and Planet Ford dealership families.

Congratulations are in order for a very special American veteran.  Chuck Kramer, General Manager/Operating Partner of  Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble family (serving the Houston area) presented Ms. Greene with the Planet Ford’s Spring Texas Music Fest Ford F-150.

In July, the U.S. Army Veteran, along with two other deserving veterans, were named as winners of Planet’s Vehicles for Veterans doing the event by Vincent Wilfork, of the Houston Texans.

Jack Goodroe, U.S. Marine Corp Veteran, was awarded an all-expense paid cruise for two.  Andy Toppin, U.S. Army and Military Police Veteran, was awarded $1,000. All three were also presented with a commemorative, custom created Spring Texas  Music Fest guitar.

Vince Wilfork, Houston Texans; Shelby Reed, COO of Reed Enterprises

Chuck Kramer, GM/OP; Jack Goodroe, U.S. Marine Corp Veteran won Cruise for 2; Andy Toppin, U.S. Army & Military Police Veteran won $1,000; Erica Greene, U.S. Army Veteran won F-150; Vincent Wilfork, Houton Texans; Shelby Reed, COO of Reed Enterprises Andy Toppin,

The finalists were selected from the many nominations sent in by community members who know a wounded warrior in need of a vehicle. “There was such an outpouring,” said Randall Reed, Owner/CEO of Planet Ford and World Class Automotive.

“Reading all of the essays and looking through the pictures, it was easy to see all of the heroes on our community and very hard for the committee to choose,” he added.

Image via Wilfork Foundation Twitter

James Wilfork (image via Wilfork Foundation Twitter)

Mr. Wilfork, the celebrity guest announcer, is one of the premier defensive tackles. He was named both to the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro team in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. He has a great passion for helping others and does so through the Vincent Wilfork Foundation, whose overall purpose is to be source of support for any and all non-profit organizations, including supporting our military and veterans.

Planet Ford supports the same ideals and was happy to have Mr. Wilfork as part of this huge community event.  “The Reed and Planet Ford families are thrilled to be able to help our veterans in need,” said Mr. Reed. “We appreciate so many coming together, including Mr. Wilfork to help support these wonderful community events.”

Planet Ford’s Spring Texas Music Fest Ford F-150 took place at the Barback Bar & Icehouse located at 19940 Kuyendahl in Spring, TX. The festival featured an incredible line up including: Jason Cassidy, Charlie Robison, Scooter Brown Band, Rick Trevino, Jody Booth, Jon Wolfe, Josh Ward, Jerrett Zoch & OSR, and Jackson Taylor and the Sinners.

The Spring Music Fest benefitted helps a veteran organization that works to to restore and renew hope for our wounded service members and their families through financial support.

For information about Planet Ford in Spring or Planet Ford in Humble, go to www.PlanetFord.com.

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Houston Texan Player to Present Planet Ford Truck to Wounded Warrior

Screen Shot 2016-07-19 at 2.36.35 PMJust announced!  Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble family (serving the Houston area) is very excited to announce that Vincent Wilfork, of the Houston Texans, will announce the deserving veteran to receive a Planet Ford F-150 truck.   The announcement will take place this Saturday, July 23rd, during the Spring Texas Music Fest at Bareback Bar & Ice House!  

James Wilfork (image via Wilfork Foundation Twitter)

James Wilfork (image via Wilfork Foundation Twitter)

Mr. Wilfork is one of the premier defensive tackles. He was named both to the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro team in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. He has a great passion for helping others and does so through the Vincent Wilfork Foundation, whose overall purpose is to be source of support for any and all non-profit organizations, including supporting our military and veterans.

Planet Ford supports the same ideals and is thrilled to have Mr. Wilfork as part of this huge community event.  “The Reed and Planet Ford families are happy to be able to help our veterans in need,” said Randall Reed, owner of Planet Ford and World Class Automotive Group. “We’re are so excited that Mr. Wilfork is kind enough to serve as our special announcer and support this wonderful event.”

Planet Ford’s Spring Texas Music Fest Ford F-150 will be given away at the Barback Bar & Icehouse located at 19940 Kuyendahl in Spring, TX. The festival will feature an incredible line up including: Jason Cassidy, Charlie Robison, Scooter Brown Band, Rick Trevino, Jody Booth, Jon Wolfe, Josh Ward, Jerrett Zoch & OSR, and Jackson Taylor and the Sinners.

The finalists, who will be announced at the event, were selected from the many nominations sent in by community members who know a wounded warrior in need of a vehicle. “There was such an outpouring,” Mr. Reed said. “Reading all of the essays and looking through the pictures, it was easy to see all of the heroes on our community and very hard for the committee to choose.”

The Spring Music Fest helps to restore and renew hope for our wounded service members and their families through financial support. Overseas deployments and combat action can take a serious toll on everyone involved, from the men and women on the front lines to the friends and families who wait patiently for their loved ones to return home.

To purchase tickets to the charitable Spring Texas Music Fest, log on to OuthouseTickets.com. For information about Planet Ford in Spring or Planet Ford in Humble, go to www.PlanetFord.com.

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Final Days to Enter Vet for Free Planet Ford Truck

vehicles for vets houston fordThere are only a few days left to nominate a deserving veteran for a free truck from Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble, Texas (on Hwy. 59). The Houston area Ford dealer believes it is crucial to give back to those who serve our communities and our country. In honor of our brave men and women, the Planet Ford locations present the Spring Music Festival Vehicles for Vets!

“The Reed and Planet Ford families are seeking nominations for wounded warriors in need of and deserve to win a Ford F-150 truck,” said Randall Reed, owner of Planet Ford and World Class Automotive Group. “We want to say thank you and recognize our military heroes for all they have done for our country. Proving a vehicle is the least we can do.”

The Spring Texas Music Fest Ford F-150 will be given away during the event on July 23rd at the Barback Bar & Icehouse located at 19940 Kuyendahl in Spring, TX. The festival will feature an incredible line up including: Jason Cassidy, Charlie Robison, Scooter Brown Band, Rick Trevino, Jody Booth, Jon Wolfe, Josh Ward, Jerrett Zoch & OSR, and Jackson Taylor and the Sinners.

The Spring Music Fest helps to restore and renew hope for our wounded service members and their families through financial support. Overseas deployments and combat action can take a serious toll on everyone involved, from the men and women on the front lines to the friends and families who wait patiently for their loved ones to return home.

For those who know a wounded veteran that deserves a vehicle, they are invited to nominate their military hero via the Planet Ford Vehicles for Vet essay contest online.

How It Works:

  1. Fill out the online form at planetford.com/vehiclesforvets (See site for rules.)
  2. Submit a 1,500 word essay about a current or veteran of any branch of the military
  3. Share why that individual deserves a Ford truck
  4. Submit a photo of the individual
  5. Finalist will be contacted

To purchase tickets to the charitable Spring Texas Music Fest, log on to OuthouseTickets.com. For information about Planet Ford in Spring or Planet Ford in Humble, go to www.PlanetFord.com.

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Planet Ford Donates Truck for Vehicles for Vets

vehicles for vets houston fordRandall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble, Texas (on Hwy. 59) believes in giving back to those who serve our communities and our country. In honor of our brave men and women, the Planet Ford locations present the Spring Music Festival Vehicles for Vets!

“The Reed and Planet Ford families are seeking nominations for wounded warriors in need of and deserve to win a Ford F-150 truck,” said Randall Reed, owner of Planet Ford and World Class Automotive Group. “We want to say thank you and recognize our military heroes for all they have done for our country. Proving a vehicle is the least we can do.”

The Spring Texas Music Fest Ford F-150 will be given away during the event on July 23rd at the Barback Bar & Icehouse located at 19940 Kuyendahl in Spring, TX. The festival will feature an incredible line up including: Jason Cassidy, Charlie Robison, Scooter Brown Band, Rick Trevino, Jody Booth, Jon Wolfe, Josh Ward, Jerrett Zoch & OSR, and Jackson Taylor and the Sinners.

The Spring Music Fest helps to restore and renew hope for our wounded service members and their families through financial support. Overseas deployments and combat action can take a serious toll on everyone involved, from the men and women on the front lines to the friends and families who wait patiently for their loved ones to return home.

For those who know a wounded veteran that deserves a vehicle, they are invited to nominate their military hero via the Planet Ford Vehicles for Vet essay contest online.

How It Works:

  1. Fill out the online form at planetford.com/vehiclesforvets (See site for rules.)
  2. Submit a 1,500 word essay about a current or veteran of any branch of the military
  3. Share why that individual deserves a Ford truck
  4. Submit a photo of the individual
  5. Finalist will be contacted

To purchase tickets to the charitable Spring Texas Music Fest, log on to OuthouseTickets.com. For information about Planet Ford in Spring or Planet Ford in Humble, go to www.PlanetFord.com.

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Planet Breaks Ground for Quick Lane in Porter, Texas

Quick Lane Porter Texas Auto Repair Tires Battery Tune Up Oil ChangeRandall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble is pleased to announce the ground breaking on a new Quick Lane® Tire & Auto Center on June 22, at 11:30 a.m. The new Quick Lane will be located at 25415 U.S. Highway 59 in Porter, Texas.

Quick Lane Porter Texas Ground Breaking June 2016Guest will have their first chance to see the 1.7-acre tract that will be home to an all-new 13,000 square foot facility. The new location is expected to be completed by the end of 2016 and will feature 14 service bays and a car wash.

“We’re excited to be opening yet another leading-edge Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center,” said Randall Reed, owner Planet Ford and World Class Automotive Group. “Routine maintenance is critical to ensuring the long-term health of a vehicle. Many put it off due to their busy schedule. Now they don’t have to make an appointment or drop their car off for days. They simple get service while they wait,” he added.

Quick Lane® Tire & Auto Centers provide routine vehicle maintenance such as oil and filter changes, as well as light repair services including brake repairs and tire replacements on all vehicle makes and models.

“The new location will feature factory-trained technicians, the latest automotive diagnostic technology and top-notch service facility,” said Chuck Kramer, Managing Partner and General Manager of Planet Ford and Quick Lane in Humble and Porter. “We’re excited about opening this new location to help more customers keep their cars running right and show them why life is better in the Quick Lane!”

Event Information

Date: June 22, 2016

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: 25415 U.S. Highway 59 in Porter, TX 77365

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About Planet Ford in Humble:

Planet Ford in Humble is located at 19000 Eastex Freeway, Humble, TX 77338. Planet sells new Fords, Certified Pre-Owned Fords, pre-owned vehicles and offers parts, service and collisions departments. The location touts a Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center providing service for all makes and all models and doesn’t require an appointment. Planet Ford in Humble is known for their quality service, selection and dedication to customer satisfaction. Planet is strong supporters of community sponsoring many local schools, charities and non-profit organizations. www.PlanetFord59.com.

About Quick Lane:

Quick Lane® provides all the services your car or truck needs most, at over 600 stores nationwide. All our services are performed by factory-trained experts and on your schedule. You’ll never need an appointment and you’ll get service while you wait, even on evenings and weekends. Plus, we’ll take care of any make or model, using quality parts from trusted brands like Motorcraft® and name-brand tires from Goodyear, Continental, Michelin and more. Give us a try and you’ll see why life is better in the Quick Lane.

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Planet Ford Humble Supports Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair, Charity Concert

Randall Reed, Planet Ford in Humble and World Class Automotive Group are proud to support the Hiring Our Heroes event taking place May 17, 2016, at 10110 Technology Blvd. in Dallas, Texas.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 11.48.49 AMThe event, which is free to veterans, includes:

  • Hiring workshops at 12:30 p.m.
  • Veteran job fair from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Speakers at 5:30 pm (including Randall Reed, CEO of World Class Automotive)
  • Charity rock concert at 7 p.m.

The hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Operation Rock the Troops, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the Texas Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Texas Veterans Commission, Texas Veterans Leadership Program, Texas Workforce Commission, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Goodwill Industries International, The American Legion, NBC News, and other local partners.

“We’re honored to be part of this wonderful event that helps connect our military heroes with great job opportunities,” said Mr. Reed. “I’m please to be one of the many great speakers at this event, as well.”

The prestigious lineup of speakers from 5:30 to 7 p.m. includes: Sgt. Steven Jackel, a Purple Heart recipient who is known as “The Motivator;” Randall Reed, Owner and CEO of World Class Automotive Group and Reed Enterprises; and Eric Eversole, President of Hiring Our Heroes.

“It’s not all business,” said Mr. Reed. “There is a great charity concert with some amazing artists that people won’t want to miss.

Featured Bands/Lineup:

7 p.m. – Sean Franks Band

8 p.m. – JC Allstars “Runaway Rock Show”

10 p.m. – Jason Cassidy

Admission: Free for veterans. $15 for general admission

To learn more about the job fair, visit www.HiringOurHeroes.org. For concert tickets, go to www.OperationRockTheTroops.org. You can also visit www.LightUpLives.com to watch a new music video and documentary teaser that looks at Veterans, their struggles, TBI and the treatment that is allowing many vets a second chance.

About World Class Automotive Group

World Class Automotive Group is owned by Randall and Sherry Reed. The family-owned business is comprised of several dealerships throughout Texas, including: Planet Ford in Spring, Planet Ford in Humble, Planet Lincoln in Spring, Prestige Ford in Garland and Park Cities Ford and Lincoln in Dallas. www.ReedHasIt.com

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Planet Ford Humble’s Severe Weather Assistance for Houston

severe weather houston flooding

Texas weather has taking it’s toll on the Houston and surrounding areas including Humble, Atascocita and Kingwood. Planet Ford on Hwy. 59 and our award-winning teams is here to help. We have a team of collisions, service and sales experts on hand to assist during this weather disaster. Click to schedule your Collision Center or Service Department visit.

Need Weather Repairs?

If you car has been damaged and you need repairs, our expert automotive technicians will work to get your vehicle back on the road as quick as possible. Our team not only assist you with repairs, we can help walk you through the process of working with most insurance companies. It’s our goal to help with the pangs of this already stressful time.

Trade or Sell?

If your car has sustained damage, Planet wants to buy your vehicle. We pay top dollar and make it easy to trade in and trade up to a new vehicle. Even if you don’t buy from us, we will still buy your car, truck or SUV. Click to value your trade and learn more.

Time to Buy?

If you’re in need of a new vehicle, Planet has a huge selection of new vehicles, certified pre-owned and used cars, trucks and SUVs. No matter what you’re looking for, we are here to help you find the right vehicle at the right price… and help you do it fast! Visit www.PlanetFord59.com or take the drive on Hwy. 59 to the Planet Ford sign for savings!

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Inspiring Moments: 2016-2017 Humble District Teachers of the Year

Screen Shot 2016-04-14 at 1.10.29 AMScreen Shot 2016-04-14 at 1.11.23 AMRandall Reed and the Planet Ford in Humble family take great pride in supporting our community.

One of our favorite events we enjoy each year is presenting the Humble ISD District Teacher of the Year with a new Ford. This year, the Reed family, Chuck Kramer, GM/OP and Planet Ford presented the recipient with a new Ford Mustang.

A new car may seem like a big gift, but when you watch this video of the recent award winners, you’ll see the biggest gift really given is the one they give to our kids each day.

We would like to introduce you to the 2016 – 2017 Humble District Teachers of the Year. Just listen to what inspired them and how they are now inspiring others.

We appreciate our wonderful teachers and everyone who helps our kids grow into great people. The Reed family, Mr Kramer and the entire Planet Ford (on Hwy. 59) team salute you all!

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Ford Takes Applications for New GT

new ford gt orderOur Planet Ford in Humble team is excited to share some very cool car news! Drivers who have been waiting and wanting to own the all-new Ford GT ultra-high-performance supercar can officially submit their applications today at FordGT.com.

That’s right! There is a limited production of the highly anticipated Ford GT. Approved applicants will work with the new Ford GT Concierge Service for a personalized purchase experience.

“The purchase process for the Ford GT is as unique as our all-new supercar,” said Henry Ford III, global marketing manager, Ford Performance. “We understand GT customers are strong ambassadors for Ford Motor Company, and we look forward to providing them a service as distinct as the car itself.”

The new GT is the most advanced Ford production vehicle ever, featuring the latest in lightweighting, aerodynamics and EcoBoost® engine technology – an innovation showcase for the Ford brand.

Applicants will have an opportunity to identify their preferred Ford dealership in GT-approved markets and, if approved, will complete their purchase with the help of their dealer and the new Ford GT Concierge Service.

Those who are accepted — from around the world — will be contacted by the concierge. They will then be provided customized experience – not only through the ordering and delivery process, but through their years of ownership.

TheFord GT website also offers a configurator that allows anyone to build a virtual GT and easily share their dream combinations from a number of color, wheels and interior themes with the world through social media.

For production, eight exterior colors can be paired with one of seven different stripe colors, giving the Ford GT customer many choices to keep their vehicle as unique as they are.

Pricing for the Ford GT is expected to have a starting price in the mid-$400,000s, excluding destination and delivery.

The Ford GT will be one of the rarest Ford products ever. Production is limited to 250 units per year, and the initial ordering period will cover the first two years of production – 500 vehicles.

If a new Mustang GT, custom truck or great family car is more your speed, Planet Ford in Humble (service Houston, Atascocita, Kingswood, Conroe, Katy) has that and so much more. Learn more about our award-winning dealership at www.PlanetFord59.com.

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Planet Ford Proud to Support Village Learning Center Golf Tournament

village center golf tournament

Planet Ford was proud to support the Village Learning Center Golf Tournament today.  Harris County Sherriff Ron Hickman joined the Planet Ford in Humble team for a great day of golf at Tour 18 in Houston.

Kristi Williams, Community Relations Director, Harris County Sherriff Ron Hickman, Planet Ford team and golfers at The Village Learning Center golf tournament.

Kristi Williams, Community Relations Director, Harris County Sherriff Ron Hickman, Planet Ford team and golfers at The Village Learning Center golf tournament.

All proceeds from the fundraiser are going to aid the nonprofit organization to continue to create inclusive opportunities and discover abilities of individuals with developmental differences.

“The golf tournament is one of our major annual fundraising events,” per Kim Brusatori, Founder and CEO. “Thanks to continued community involvement and support, it has grown each year since its inception.”

Miss Texas, Daniella Rodriquez and the Wells Fargo Stage Coach were on hand for fun photo ops. Another fun highlight, numbered golf balls were randomly placed in a large container and dropped from an Atascocita Volunteer Fire Department ladder truck high above a hole on the driving range at Tour 18 Houston. The winner of the raffle won half the raffle pot.

To learn more about The Village Learning Center, visit www.villagelac.org. To learn more about Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble (serving Houston, Atascocita, Kingwood, Katy, Conroe), visit www.PlanetFord59.com.

 

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