Ponitz automotive students donating oil change fees to breast cancer research

Students at Ponitz Career Tech High School are driving home the importance of breast cancer awareness.

Monday, automotive Pathway students began performing lube, oil, filter and 21-point inspections, with each $22 payment going to the Norma Ross Youth Foundation and American Cancer Society for the Norma Ross “Pink Ribbon Driven” campaign.

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“It’s personal. You should go out and take the opportunity to just give back to help, to let them know in their time of need they are not alone,” said Jackson Jones, a junior.

Norma Ross served as president of Bob Ross Auto Group (Mercedes Benz, Fiat, GMC) in Centerville following her husband’s death in 1997. She died in 2010 after a battle with breast cancer.

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The 2018 Ponitz campaign continues through Friday.

To make an appointment, call Ponitz at 937-542-7290. Bring your vehicle to David H. Ponitz Career Tech High School, 741 Washington St.

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