Caliber Collision has announced the opening of its Changing Lanes Falcon Academy, an innovative training program designed to teach collision repair skills to soldiers at Ft. Carson in Colorado nearing completion of their military service.
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division to Thank Military Veteran Body Shop Employees with Special Contest
Between now and August 31st, shop owners can nominate a veteran co-worker and share what makes them a great employee. Ten winners will be drawn, and each will win a trip for two for an expense-paid trip to join Chip Foose at a Texas NASCAR race.
The donation of the three vehicles by H&V and GEICO will take place at the Tri-City ValleyCats game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on August 6th.
The MSO’s initiative officially launched in May 2015 with the goal of recruiting and hiring more than 500 military veterans and spouses in five years.
Steve Grimshaw has spearheaded Caliber Collision’s efforts to support active military personnel and military veterans across the U.S. through a variety of philanthropic and employment initiatives.
The vehicle’s recipient, Daniel H. DerHammer, was on active duty from January 1996 to November 1998, and was in a HMMWV accident and suffered a broken neck and back in August of 1998 while his unit was in NTC Yakima.
More than 130 current and former military members, including several WWII veterans along with police and firefighters and their families, attended the free event.
The MSEP is backed by the U.S. Department of Defense and actively promotes career opportunities for military spouses.
The two-day event, hosted by Blackstone, The Carlyle Group, KKR and TPG Oct. 7-8, actively promoted the hiring of American veterans across private equity holding companies.
Military members and Gold Star Dads honored during the patriotic event.
Moppert Brothers will make a donation of a 2012 Toyota Highlander on September 10th to the Michael J. Strange Foundation, a nonprofit organization set up in the memory of Michael J. Strange, who was killed in action on Aug. 6, 2011 in Afghanistan.