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Deacon Jones 2000 Sales Event Raises $16,480


June 20, 2013

Deacon Jones Auto Group in Smithfield announced today that its recent sales event held during the months of April and May raised $16,480 to help grant wishes in eastern North Carolina.  During the “Speakin’ Deacon 2000” event, each of the twelve Deacon Jones auto dealerships partnered with Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina, making a donation for every vehicle sold.  A special dinner banquet and check presentation will be held at the Country Club of Johnston County on Sunday, June 23rd.

“We are grateful to our customers and extremely proud of our family of dealerships for the success of this sales event”, said Ken Jones, Deacon Jones Auto Group President.  “Through their support, Deacon Jones Auto Group can help make a positive impact in the lives of local children with life-threatening medical conditions.”

Deacon Jones Auto Group, with locations in Smithfield, Goldsboro, Princeton, Fayetteville, Selma and Kinston was founded 35 years ago by Bobby Kenneth ‘Deacon’ Jones.  Deacon Jones started his first auto sales lot with the simple premise to treat customers like he wanted to be treated. Deacon Jones Auto Group now encompasses twelve brands across eleven locations.  Also included are factory trained service and warranty technicians, parts departments with over one million parts in inventory and over one thousand quality automobiles. For more information visit

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