The donations provide students studying for a career in the collision industry with much needed support of their chosen training programs. Schools eligible for donations participate in a variety of Foundation programs seeking to improve educational opportunities and the readiness of students.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees including: Doug Irish, Fayetteville Technical Community College; Mark Helvenston, Insurance Auto Auctions; and Steve Schmidt, State Farm.
There is still time to support veterans and their families preparing for a career in the collision industry. The 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, launched their 2018 fundraiser in May with two ways to participate
The event will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center during NACE Automechanika Atlanta from August 8-10. The car show is limited to the first 100 vehicles, so the Committee stresses the importance of registering vehicles early.
Through the initiative, collision repair industry professionals can donate to help military members get the training and tools needed to get jobs in the collision repair industry and receive great prizes along with their support of an important cause.
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, is putting its effort to provide collision repair education opportunities for military members into high gear this year, launching the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
All donations of $200 or more made to the Collision Repair Education Foundation, earmarked for the “3M Hire Our Heroes fund” made before August 30, 2018 will receive a full size 3M Hire Our Heroes Flag designed by Chip Foose and be entered into a drawing for prizes.
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