Raleigh, N.C. (August 10, 2012) – Ray Price, Inc. was recognized Tuesday at a Raleigh City Council Meeting. Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane presented Ray Price with a proclamation to commemorate the company's 30 year history in the Raleigh community. Alongside employees from the South Sanders Street dealership, Mayor McFarlane acknowledged the leadership of Ray Price and officially declared August 6-11, 2012, Ray Price Harley-Davidson Week.
Owner Ray Price accepted the proclamation on behalf of the company and South Sanders Street employees and offered his thanks to the City of Raleigh for its years of steady support.
"At Ray Price, Inc., we understand that when you respect your employees and the community you work in, you are rewarded with hard work and gratitude from all parties involved," said Price. "I thank Mayor McFarlane and the entire Raleigh community for this proclamation, and more importantly, for a great partnership that has truly stood the test of time."
But Ray Price, Inc. is not only a business. It's one of Raleigh's most popular destinations with a racing museum, riders academy, and a vast array of motor clothing. It's Annual Capital City Bikefest has given exposure to the downtown Raleigh area, bringing more than 70,000 people to Fayetteville Street each year for the past eight years.
Ray Price, Inc. is also known for a culture of giving that guides every aspect of its business. Dedicated to building a stronger community, the company regularly creates and hosts philanthropic events that directly benefit Raleigh residents. In 2009, Ray Price, Inc. was named "Humanitarian of the Year" by the Triangle Area Red Cross.
About Ray Price, Inc.
Founded in 1972, Ray Price, Inc. in Raleigh, N.C. celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Originally named Precision Cycle, Ray Price, Inc. became a Harley-Davidson® franchise in 1982. Today, the dealership specializes in Harley-Davidson and Triumph Motorcycles. Owned and operated by drag racing legend Ray Price, the dealership is one of the largest and most widely recognized in the southeast with a mission that continues to inspire others to experience the joys of riding. With a 60,000 square foot, state-of-the-art Drag Racing Museum, The Rider's Edge Academy of Motorcycling, and a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, Ray Price, Inc., offers more than just parts and service. It introduces others to the world of riding through people who are passionate about the open road. For more information, please call (919) 832-2261 or visit http://rayprice.com/.
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