Gary Rome Kia and Gary Rome Hyundai Sponsor Aaron Lewis Benefit Concert

on Monday, 02 June 2014. Posted in News

Greenfield, MA (May 22, 2014) – It Takes a Community Foundation (ITACF) announced today that Gary Rome Hyundai in Holyoke, MA and Gary Rome Kia in Enfield, CT have signed on as lead sponsors for the 4th Annual Aaron Lewis & Friends concert to benefit ITACF. The benefit will be held at The Pines Theater at Look Park in Florence, MA on Friday, June 27 at 5:30 p.m.

Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Aaron Lewis founded ITACF with his wife, Vanessa, to provide support for New England’s rural communities. The benefit concert is one of the non-profit organization’s primary fundraisers.

“Gary Rome Hyundai and Kia’s generosity enables as many dollars as possible to go directly to the programs and organizations that are crucial to the quality of life in New England’s rural communities. We are grateful that they selected It Takes a Community Foundation for their support,” comments Lewis.

Gary Rome Auto Group

Timothy Van Epps, President and CEO of The Sandri Companies and ITACF board President, echoes Lewis’ comments, adding “The Rome family have a great tradition of giving back to the community. We are honored that Gary has chosen ITACF as a way to continue that tradition and are joining us to strengthen, enrich and preserve rural New England.”

“ITACF is critical to the future of our rural communities, and we want to play a strong role in bringing this important event across the finish line,” said Gary Rome, President of Gary Rome Auto Group. “This is about giving back to our community, and making the future brighter for all of our children and families.”

Aaron Lewis, Staind, and Smith & Myers of Shinedown will perform at the June 27, 2014 benefit concert. Tickets are general admission, with prices ranging from $59-79 plus Ticketmaster service charges. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling (800) 745-3000.

About: It Takes a Community Foundation
It Takes A Community Foundation (ITAC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded by musician Aaron Lewis and his wife, Vanessa, to support initiatives that improve community life — particularly the lives of children — within rural New England. The charity works with local leaders and community organizations that have firsthand knowledge of the needs of their communities. By supporting organizations, programs, and initiatives that are the social glue that hold rural areas together, ITAC assists these communities in helping themselves. For more information, please visit

About: Gary Rome Auto Group
Gary Rome Hyundai, based in Holyoke Massachusetts, and Gary Rome Kia, based in Enfield Connecticut provide Hyundai and Kia sales and service to all of Massachusetts and Connecticut. When you visit our car dealerships, expect the superior customer service that you deserve. Get the new or used car that you have been dreaming of by calling or visiting Gary Rome Hyundai of Holyoke and Gary Rome Kia of Enfield today. For more information, go to or

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