Posts by this Author: Brett Goerzen

8th Annual Toy Drive

Mel Hambelton Ford is once again proud to sponsor the 8th Annual Toy Drive with the Salvation Army! This toy drive is like none other. Our general Manager, Phil Nightingale, will be stuck on the roof of the dealership until 5 Ford F-150's are FULL of new and unwrapped toys and gifts for The Salvation Army!

Please help us with this great cause on:
Saturday, December 6th from 10am - 2pm!

There will also be…
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The 2015 Hutch Rod Run Returns

It's that time of year again!  In just a few days the Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run & Classic Car Show will return to Hutchinson, KS!  As the presenting sponsor we have the opportunity of giving you a first hand inside look at the upcoming event that will engulf the entire downtown of Hutchinson!  The Rod Run is a 3 day event spanning October 2nd through the 4th. The Rod Run draws approximately 25,000 visitors to check out 400+ beautiful hot rods, classic and antique cars, trucks and motorcycles.  But that is just one small piece of this larger than…
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The All New 2017 Ford Super Duty

Ford has just dropped the veil on the all new 2017 Super Duty! This truck is the toughest, smartest, most capable Super Duty truck ever built. “Ford Super Duty is the truck America’s hardest-working men and women trust and depend on,” said Joe Hinrichs, Ford president, The Americas. “We are helping these customers build a better world by delivering a new generation of pickups that set new benchmarks in capability, performance and efficiency.” Using advanced materials (several similar to the all new F-150) to reduce weight, the 2017 F-Series Super Duty pickup chassis cab features all-new, segment exclusive smart…
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Gooding & Company to Auction 2016 Shelby GT350

Can't wait to get your hands on brand new 2016 Ford Shelby GT350? Start making plans to head to Pebble Beach on August 15th!  Gooding & Company will be auctioning off this all new monster machine, and if the desire to own this muscle car is not enough, maybe the cause is. The GT350 is being auctioned to support the Military Service Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute, a program that seeks to support post-9/11 military veterans and their families as they transition to civilian life.  The car's dashboard is signed by the former president, and will…
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14th Annual Reno County Hospice & HomeCare Festival of Remembrance

Event Info

Thursday, August 13, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Prairie Dunes Country Club - View Map

Entry Price

Suggested Raffle Ticket Donations
1 ticket - $20
6 tickets - $100
15 tickets - $200
You are cordially invited to attend the 14th Annual Reno County Hospice & HomeCare Festival of Remembrance! Come on down to Prairie Dunes Country Club on Thursday, August 13th to support your local hospice! Mel Hambelton Ford is proud to partner…
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Ride for the Red 2015

Mel Hambelton Ford is proud to partner with Ride for the Red, a benefit for the American Red Cross

Now in its 11th year, Ride for the Red wants to help more people than ever before. For our loyal participants, thank you for your support. For the newcomers, get ready for one of the largest motorcycle rallies in Kansas!

Each year, nearly 800 Ride for the Red participants raise around $60,000 to help families in south-central Kansas. So get on your bikes and ride, because when you do, you’ll be helping one of America’s favorite charities at…
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VarsityKansas Skills Day 2015

Mel Hambelton Ford is proud to sponsor VarsityKansas Skills Day!
Learn football, track and field, soccer, wrestling, basketball and volleyball skills from area high school coaches and athletes.

This Skills Day is for:
1st - 7th graders for football, track and field and soccer.
3rd - 7th graders for basketball and volleyball.
5th - 7th graders for wrestling.

Each participant will receive a T-shirt, as well as a goodie bag.

Instruction will be provided by City League and area coaches and athletes, who will be volunteering their time.

Register for the Skills Day which is:

When: Friday, June 5th
Where: North High School…
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6th Annual Mel Hambelton Ford Tailgate Party

Now in it's 6th year the Mel Hambelton Ford Tailgate Party is back and better than ever! From live performances to free food and fun there is something for everyone at the Big Corner! Attendees will also have the chance to win prizes for themselves and their schools! Here are just a few of the great activities that will take place on Tuesday, August 25th:
  • Cheer & Band performances - Show the other schools what you've got! Drumline and mascots welcome!
  • Food, awards, and prizes - Free BBQ, free Papa Murphy's Pizza awards for outstanding athletes, and loads of prizes…
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Behind The Scenes 2017 Ford GT Design

Unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in January of 2015, the 2017 Ford GT was a smash hit! With an almost entirely carbon fiber chassis tub and bodywork that has been hand-laid, this monster is not just a example of beauty but hand made craftsmanship as well.  That carbon fiber drops the weight on this vehicle down to astronomically low levels, so much so that chief engineer Jamal Hameedi said the GT is targeting the "best power-to weight ratio of any car on the market."  Although Ford has yet to reveal the actual weight, Ford has promised to…
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The 2015 Ford Mustang RTR, a 725 HP Monster is Coming

The 2015 Ford Mustang RTR is here and it is making its way to Mel Hambelton Ford.  There are two flavors of the 2015 RTR, spec 1 and spec 2, with the spec 2 being the beefier version. Both spec packages for the Mustang RTR will have similar exterior features such as chin spoiler, rear spoiler, rear diffuser with side splitters, rocker splitters, upper grill with integrated lighting as well as lower grill.  The new adjustable amperes, sway bars, and lowering springs are features only available for the Spec 2 variation.  Magnaflow makes sure the the new RTR Mustang will…
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