Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Don Chalmers receives Ford award.

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Don Chalmers, owner of Albuquerque's Don Chalmers Ford, has been named a Hero for the Planet by Ford Motor Co.

Chalmers was one of six Ford dealers selected for the award from a pool of 72 nominees nationwide.

Judging examined frequency and level of community involvement, length of participation and personal reasons for involvement.

Last year, Chalmers was local site manager for the 2000 Ford Global Walk Team for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

He was chairman of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Central New Mexico. …

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