• NAVARRE BEACH FIRE BEACH INC. RECEIVES CUSTOMIZED LAND ROVER DEFENDER FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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    March 21, 2022

    For Immediate Release

    NAVARRE BEACH FIRE BEACH INC. RECEIVES CUSTOMIZED LAND ROVER DEFENDER FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

    − Reflecting the seven decades of Land Rover, seven U.S. non-profits1 have been awarded a customized Land Rover Defender SUV to empower them to further their efforts in helping those around them
    − Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Inc. of Navarre, FL has received a customized Land Rover Defender for winning the Fire Safety & Rescue category
    − For information2 on the ‘Defender Above & Beyond Service Awards,’ please visit LandRoverUSA.com or follow @LandRoverUSA on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter

    (NAVARRE, FL) – March 21, 2022 – This Friday, Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Inc. of Navarre, FL will receive its customized Land Rover Defender for winning the Fire Safety & Rescue category in the Land Rover ‘Defender Above and Beyond Service Awards.’ Held at the Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Inc.’s headquarters, the local Florida charity will celebrate the arrival of its newly customized Defender. During the celebratory event, the team will be recognized for the work they do to provide emergency response to all emergencies on Navarre Beach and its automatic aid to all departments in Santa Rosa County along with the military.

    Inspired by the endless acts of service across the U.S. from extraordinary citizens this past year, Land Rover, launched the ‘Defender Above & Beyond Service Awards’ to celebrate U.S.-based charitable organizations that are making a positive impact in their local community. To honor the 70-year history of the brand, Land Rover awarded a specially outfitted New Defender SUV to seven organizations to help further their charitable efforts.

    “We are thrilled to deliver customized Defender vehicles to the winners of the ‘The Defender Above & Beyond Service Awards’ who embody the spirit of Land Rover and can put their new vehicles to use in their communities,” said Joe Eberhardt, President & CEO, Jaguar Land Rover North America. “Across seven decades, Land Rover vehicles have earned a unique place in the hearts of humanitarian agencies across the world. The Defender continues this legacy and maintains its standing as a vehicle purpose- built for service.”

    For information on the Land Rover ‘Defender Above and Beyond Service Awards,’ please visit LandRoverUSA.com or follow @LandRoverUSA on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

    For further information on the Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Unveiling Event on March 25 please visit https://www.landrovergulfcoast.com/above_and_beyond_service_award/ or follow our online event on Facebook.

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    (1) Organizations must be a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in one of the seven (7) Categories specified, be approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization as of March 9, 2021, and maintain its tax- exempt status (i.e., good standing) until the end of the Contest Period. The 501(c)(3) must be a public charity or a private operating foundation, but not a private foundation
    (2) Information and rules on the ‘Defender Above & Beyond Service Awards,’ can be found here
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    Contacts:

    Haley Haney
    Land Rover Gulf Coast, Marketing & PR Manager (251)301-0880
    hhaney@joebullard.com

    Danny Fureigh
    Fire Chief, Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Inc. (850) 830-7197 chief@navarrebeachfire.org

    Joe Stauble
    PR & Communications Manager, Land Rover Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (201) 818-8127 Jstauble@jaguarlandrover.com

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    About Land Rover
    Founded in 1948, Land Rover designs and engineers its vehicles in the United Kingdom. For over 70 years the brand has built a reputation for providing its clientele with some of the most luxurious and capable vehicles in the world; whether driving through the heart of the city or traversing the countryside on- and off-road. Today's Land Rover lineup includes the Defender; Discovery and Discovery Sport; Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar and Range Rover Evoque. Land Rover is fully engaged with sustainability initiatives and social concerns with continuous involvement in environmental and community programs. For more information, visit the official Land Rover website at www.landroverusa.com.

    About Jaguar Land Rover: Reimagining the future of modern luxury by design
    Jaguar Land Rover is reimagining the future of modern luxury by design through its distinct, British brands.

    Our current model range embraces fully electric and mild-hybrid vehicles, as well as the latest gasoline engines. Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles are in demand around the world and in Fiscal 2020/21 we sold 439,588 vehicles in 127 countries. Land Rover is the global leader of luxury SUVs through its three families of Range Rover, Discovery and Defender. Jaguar is the first ever brand to offer a premium all-electric performance SUV, the Jaguar I-PACE.

    At heart we are a British company, with two major design and engineering sites, three vehicle manufacturing facilities, an Engine Manufacturing Centre and a Battery Assembly Centre in the UK. We also have vehicle plants in China, Brazil, India, Austria and Slovakia. Three of our seven technology hubs are in the UK – Manchester, Warwick (NAIC) and London – with additional sites in Shannon, Ireland, Portland, USA, Budapest, Hungary and Shanghai, China.
    Central to our Reimagine strategy is the electrification of both the Land Rover and Jaguar brands with two clear, distinct personalities. All Jaguar and Land Rover nameplates will be available in pure electric form by the end of the decade. This marks the start of the company’s journey to become a net zero carbon business across its supply chain, products and operations by 2039.

    As a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors since 2008, Jaguar Land Rover has unrivalled access to leading global players in technology and sustainability within the wider Tata Group.

    About Navarre Beach Fire Rescue Inc.
    Navarre Beach Fire Rescue is responsible for providing emergency response to all emergencies on Navarre Beach and also is automatic aid to all departments in Santa Rosa County along with the military. We are responsible for Lifeguard services as well. Navarre Beach Fire Rescue also responds statewide for natural disasters.
          

    Contact:
    Danny Fureigh, Chief
    chief@navarrebeachfire.org, (850) 830-7197