Thanksgiving Feast in Jacksonville

Happy Thanksgiving from Sanders Ford!

Happy Thanksgiving from Sanders Ford!

USO Thanksgiving Feast in Jacksonville

Thanksgiving is right around the corner but it’s never too early to start giving thanks. Here at Sanders Ford we have a close relationship with the armed services and we sponsor a variety of events every year to help the men and women who are served or are currently serving our nation. With Veterans Day and Thanksgiving being in the same month, we tend to be extra thankful during November. That’s why we want to bring attention to the USO Thanksgiving Fest in Jacksonville. Continue reading

Virtual Driving

Ford opens up new possibilities for developing cars.

Ford opens up new possibilities for developing cars.

Ford Virtual Test Drives

Technology is constantly improving and expanding. There are videos games that are so impressive that the player wears a headset so they feel as though they are actually in the game. There are virtual simulations that make you feel like you are in an entirely different location. All of these advancements are making an impact on different industries. This time, the automotive world is stepping in with Ford’s Immersive Vehicle Environment (FiVE). This program can help people experience Ford virtual test drives of vehicles that don’t even fully exist yet. Continue reading

Swanboro Christmas Flotilla

The Swansboro Christmas Flotilla is coming up at the end of November!

The Swansboro Christmas Flotilla is coming up at the end of November!

Swansboro Christmas Flotilla

October was a busy month here in Swansboro. There were many fundraisers and local events that were sponsored and/or held by Sanders Ford. It was an exciting month to get involved and we’re happy to announce that we are helping out with another annual event this month. That’s right, it’s already time for the 2014 Swansboro Christmas Flotilla. We can’t believe it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. It’s never too early to start getting ready for this exciting event. Continue reading

U.S. Marine’s Birthday and Veterans Day in Jacksonville

Celebrate Veterans Day with Sanders Ford.

Celebrate Veterans Day with Sanders Ford.

Birthday of the Marines and Veterans Day in Jacksonville NC

This week is an important week of reflection and remembrance. We take a look back at all the men and women who have made sacrifices for our nation. The first day we recognize is November 10th. It is the official 239th birthday of the United States Marines. It is an important celebration both for our nation and for Jacksonville. The second day of honor this week, is Veterans Day on November 11th. This is a day where we show our gratitude for those who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. Today we’re going to take a look at various ways to celebrate the birthday of the Marines and Veterans Day in Jacksonville NC. Continue reading

Turn Back Time

Changing the clock may seem complicated but Sanders Ford is here to help!

Changing the clock may seem complicated but Sanders Ford is here to help!

Changing the clock in a Ford Vehicle

Daylight Savings Time was has ended so it’s time to finish changing all your clocks. Luckily cell phones have gotten smart enough to change themselves, but car clocks can go weeks without getting changed. Some people even leave it until the next Daylight Savings Time and they just have to remind themselves it’s actually an hour ahead. This can have detrimental effects. You might start driving reckless because you think you’re an hour late for a meeting or you might turn around and go back home because you think you’re an hour early. Don’t let these things happen to you! Follow these simple instructions for changing the clock in a Ford vehicle. Continue reading

Swansboro by Candlelight

The Swansboro by Candle  event is coming up!

The Swansboro by Candle event is coming up!

Swansboro by Candlelight

November is here and that means that everyone is getting ready for the holidays. Some might complain that it’s too soon, but a lot goes into planning a successful holiday season. Especially when it comes to buying gifts. It can be a stressful process so it’s a good idea to get ahead of the game and start as soon as possible. A great way to start off your holiday season is by attending Swansboro by Candlelight. This is an annual event that makes holiday shopping an event and helps you get excited about it. Continue reading

Learn About Your Brake Pads

Get your brakes checked at the first sign of trouble.

Get your brakes checked at the first sign of trouble.

Things to Know About Brake Pads

It’s no secret that car parts don’t last forever. Different parts need to be replaced or repaired during a vehicle’s lifespan. Sometimes it’s hard to tell when something is wrong with your car. Something might feel or sound a little different but it’s easy to shake it off as something you just never noticed before. It’s important to be aware of these changes in your vehicle so you can prevent a serious problem. This week at Sanders Ford, we’re going to take a look at a few things to know about brake pads. Continue reading

Sell Back Your Halloween Candy for a Good Cause!

Sell your Halloween candy for a good cause!

Sell your Halloween candy for a good cause!

Halloween Candy Buy Back in Swansboro

Halloween is over and your kids probably have more candy than they know what to do with. This could be the perfect opportunity to teach your children the importance of giving. A fairly new program called Halloween Candy Buy Back in Swansboro is spreading across the nation. This organization invites dentists to hold Candy Buy Back programs that pay kids for their Halloween candy and then send it to troops overseas. The program has expanded since it first began in 2005. Continue reading