FONTANA, Calif. - (November 16, 2017) – CityLink-Water of Life, a Fontana-based non-profit organization, has been named the Official Charity of Magic of Lights Fontana – a new drive-through Holiday Lights experience at Auto Club Speedway scheduled Nov.17-Dec 31, 2017. A portion of the proceeds from Magic of Lights Fontana will benefit CityLink to help fund their programs and ministries.
As the official Charity, CityLink-Water of Life, will host a toy drive on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 at Magic of Lights to help their overall goal of collecting 4,000 toys for local families. Guests who bring an unwrapped toy will receive $5 off the per car gate admission with the donation of the toy.
Willie Ulibarri, Director of Local Outreach/CityLink states, “We are extremely honored to be named the official non-profit partner by the Auto Club Speedway and Magic of Lights. It will help us deepen our reach into our community by assisting more families and children with supportive services. Equally we are excited that Magic of Lights will offer a wholesome family experience for our community during the holiday season”.
“This partnership with CityLink will make a positive impact on many lives right here in own our backyard,” said Dave Allen, President of Auto Club Speedway. “Every guest that attends the Magic of Lights experience is giving back to their local community and helping someone in need.”
Magic of Lights is a dazzling 1.5-mile drive-thru holiday lights experience featuring LED displays and digital animations. Guests will enjoy the sparkling displays from the comfort of their own vehicle as they wind slowly through a festive route in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone of Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. The 20-30 minute experience is an affordable, entertaining outing for all who enjoy light sightseeing surrounding the holidays.
About Auto Club Speedway
Located 50 miles east of Los Angeles in Fontana, Auto Club Speedway is California’s premier motorsports facility, hosting over 320 days of track activity each year including the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 weekend, March 16-18, 2018. The two-mile D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the circuit. The Speedway is also home to numerous movies, television and commercial productions, photo shoots, new car testing, club racing and a variety of racing schools. For more information on events at Auto Club Speedway call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com
About FunGuys Events
A division of FunGuys LLC, based in Ohio, whose principals include Ken Hudgens, Tim Murray, Eric Cole, and Grant Reeves. Hudgens, Murray and Cole each have decades of experience at Live Nation® and Feld Entertainment® as top executives in the Motor Sports divisions, with Reeves as the owner, producer and promoter of DockDogs®, Upbeat K9® and other internationally touring entertainment properties for more than 20 years.
CityLink is the Local Outreach Department of Water of Life Community Church. CityLink was established when the senior pastor of WOL and the mayor of Fontana come together to address the needs of the poor, homeless and working poor families. Together they established the CityLink model and in 2009 at the old Fontana Water Company, the doors opened to serve those needing supportive services.