Hoffman Estates, IL – November 14, 2011 – Gerber Collision & Glass has joined the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s Industry Leadership Circle donor designation through their recent $10,000 donation. This donation supports the Education Foundation’s Collision Repair Education Campaign fund which allows the organization to support secondary and post-secondary collision students through their annual student scholarships, tool/equipment grants, and the Ultimate Collision Education Makeover $50,000 school grant.
“This donation is a display of Gerber’s commitment to the future professionals of the collision industry and is an investment in their technical education,” said Gerber Collision & Glass President and COO Tim O’Day. “We are very pleased to be able to support the Collision Repair Education Foundation and look forward to partnering with them in the future to assist secondary and post-secondary collision students.”
Collision Repair Education Foundation Executive Director Scott Kruger commented, “Thanks to Gerber Collision & Glass for joining the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s efforts to support collision school programs and their students. By increasing educational opportunities for these students, who are tomorrow’s industry professionals, the future will be brighter for all collision repair businesses. The Collision Repair Education Foundation would also like to thank Gerber Collision & Glass President Tim O’Day for participating on our Board of Trustees, providing focus and direction for all our efforts in support of collision students and school programs.”
Additional information about Gerber Collision & Glass can be found at www.GerberCollision.com. Inter-industry organizations and individuals who are interested in supporting the Education Foundation and increasing the amount of assistance provided to collision schools and students should contact Education Foundation Associate Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at Brandon.Eckenrode@ed foundation.org.