Preferred Auto to host Christmas tree giveaway Sunday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Preferred Auto will be giving away free Christmas trees at their Illinois Road, Lima Road, and State Boulevard locations Sunday, December 8th starting at 11 am and ending at noon. Hundreds of trees will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Preferred Auto has held this event for 25 years, and over five thousand trees have been given away since its inception. Founded in 1989, the Preferred Auto Group has locations on Illinois Road, Lima Road, and State Boulevard in Ft. Wayne.

Owner Jay Leonard stated, “We have been a part of this community for twenty-nine years, and it’s great to give back to those in need, especially during the holidays.” Leonard also said, “We have a lot of giveaways during the year, but the tree giveaway is one of our favorite events of the year. We’re humbled and blessed to be able to give away free Christmas trees again this season.”

There will be a limit of one tree per vehicle and the event will continue until all trees have been given away. Preferred Automotive Group staff will be loading and securing trees to vehicles. Preferred Auto Group will not open for business that day. Participating locations: 5005 Illinois Road, 9134 Lima Road, and 615 East State Blvd.