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David Alvey – Guest Contributor
Nov 4 2014
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Park Place Motorcars hosted special Oktoberfest events recently at its Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Dallas, Grapevine and Fort Worth to celebrate the release of the new 2015 C-Class and GLA vehicles. Park Place also used the event to give back to each community.
 
“Oktoberfest is a great opportunity to celebrate friends and marvel at the handcrafted excellence of German engineering,” said Rob Sumner, Park Place Dealerships marketing director.  “The new 2015 GLA redefines luxury in a crossover SUV, while the new C-Class is loaded with innovative technological advancements like Apple Air Play. We were also proud to recognize our great community partners.”

Park Place made donations to both the Junior League of Dallas and the Junior League of Fort Worth.
 
Abi Ferrin was in the house with fabulous fall fashions, along with Celebrity Cruises Captain’s Club, Jack Black Skin Care and Skintastic experiences, plus silkscreened t-shirts on demand by OneEyeOpen.
 
Guests enjoyed German specialties by Wendy Krispin Catering including micro Brat stations, sauerbraten sliders, potato pancakes and Black Forest shooters while sampling premium German beers from Krombacher and Beck’s and hand-crafted cocktails such as Reyka Munich Mules and Solerno Cosmopolitans.
            
Ken Schnitzer founded Park Place Dealerships in 1987 with a single Mercedes-Benz dealership on Oak Lawn. Today, Park Place Dealerships employs nearly 1,700 people and operates 16 full-service dealerships representing luxury brands including Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Infiniti, Volvo, smart, Jaguar, Lotus, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, McLaren, and Maserati. Park Place is currently building a new Mercedes-Benz dealership in Arlington, scheduled to open summer 2015.
 
For more information about Park Place Dealerships, visit www.parkplace.com.