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3M, Advance Auto Parts host event honoring military spouses

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 07:00
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As part of their ongoing support of the military, the 3M Hire Our Heroes Program and Advance Auto Parts are hosting a free day-long car detailing event on Sept. 25 for military spouses of deployed and fallen military members stationed at Dover AFB in Delaware.

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NASCAR star Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, will appear at a special 3M pep rally at 4 p.m. open to all base personnel. It will be hosted by lead anchor and president of the Performance Racing Network, Doug Rice. The No. 16 3M Ford Fusion race car simulator will also be on hand. The pep rally will take place at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, located at 846 Sumner Street, Dover AFB.

The event will feature fun activities for kids and families. Military spouses who would like to participate may sign up for available time slots through the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Vehicles may be dropped off and picked up in three hours, or participants may wait for their vehicles. The clean-up event will offer the following services, worth up to $250 at retail:  

Exterior detailing including:

  • wash
  • wax
  • windows
  • wheels & tires
  • plastic moldings, bumpers and trim
  • door edge protection film
  • headlight restoration
  • interior detailing iincluding vacuum, windows, dash and interior plastic, moldings

The 3M Hire Our Heroes program, which provides scholarships and grants to deserving military members and their families interested in a career in the collision industry, will have a special tent to showcase the program. In the past two years, 3M Hire Our Heroes has awarded 115 grants valued at $500,000.

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