Press Release:

The Nickel Ride Hosts Punta Gorda Launch Party to Meet and Greet Local Community Members

The Nickel Ride, an innovative and eco-friendly transportation service that connects your community with local commerce, today announced its scheduled event, the Punta Gorda Launch Party, with advertising partner, Wyvern Hotel, to welcome The Nickel Ride into the local community of Punta Gorda, Florida. The launch party comes just a day after The Nickel Ride’s ribbon cutting ceremony with the city’s officials and local business partners.

The Nickel Ride team is very much looking forward to the Punta Gorda Launch Party because it offers a chance for the local community members to meet the team and ask any and all questions they might have about their new transportation service. “It means so much to myself and the rest of The Nickel Ride team to meet the community members our company will be serving,” said Judah Longgrear, CEO and Founder of The Nickel Ride. “This type of personal event allows us to get a better feel for the type of ridership our fleet of eco-friendly vehicles will be providing free transportation for, which will allow us to make sure we’re providing the best type of experience for our riders. We’re also eager to meet all the people who have been showing their support on our social media channels over the past several weeks leading up to our launch in Punta Gorda, Florida.”

Event details for the Punta Gorda Launch Party are as follows:

Where: The Wyvern Hotel located at 101 E Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
When: Friday, June 1, from 6 PM to 8 PM

Several fun activities are planned, such as The Nickel Ride Raffle with over $500 worth of prizes available as well as a 50/50 Raffle where all proceeds will be donated to the Punta Gorda Historical Center. Food and beverages will be available so bring your appetite.

If you’re interested in attending, you can simply show up at the time of the event or RSVP to The Nickel Ride’s official Facebook event.

As a reminder, The Nickel Ride now operates in Punta Gorda’s bustling downtown location with pick up routes extending as far out as Emerald Pointe Condominium to Fisherman’s Village to the intersection of Taylor Road and Cooper Street. The hours of operation will be:

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday: 11:00 am – 12:00 am
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Nickel Ride team looks forward to meeting all attendees and hopes the turnout will be one for everyone to remember. See you all at the event!

About The Nickel Ride
Launched in 2017, The Nickel Ride was founded by a team dedicated to developing an eco-friendly transportation service to support local communities while also supporting local businesses. The management team brings over 20 years of combined experience and success from the technology, marketing, advertising, and communication industries. In less than a year’s time, The Nickel Ride has become a leader in urban mobility. Today, The Nickel Ride is quickly becoming a must-have attraction in communities that recognize the benefit this innovative transportation service brings to its community members and visiting tourists. The Nickel Ride’s mission is to be the leading provider in offering free community-based ridesharing services throughout the nation. The Nickel Ride hopes to inspire people to refrain from using automobiles and other forms of carbon-emitting transportation to travel within their local communities. By leveraging The Nickel Ride, people can do their part to help reduce their carbon footprint, reduce traffic congestion in high-density downtown areas, and support local commerce.

Media & PR Contact
Shawn O’Brien
Chief Marketing Officer
The Nickel Ride

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