Hoffman Estates, IL – August 20, 2012 – Service King has joined the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s Industry Leadership Circle donor recognition group through a $10,000 donation, which will provide post-secondary collision student scholarships near Service King’s repair facilities markets. These collision student scholarships will be awarded as part of the Education Foundation’s spring 2013 scholarship/tool grant opportunities.
“We are honored to be able to contribute to such an important foundation,” said Danny Wilkins, Associate Vice President of Staffing and Development for Service King Collision Repair Centers. He added, “Supporting collision repair education is key to growing the industry so that we continue employing highly skilled technicians and painters for years to come. We are excited about this opportunity and look forward to a lasting partnership.”
Collision Repair Education Foundation Executive Director Clark Plucinski said, “Thanks to Service King for supporting the Collision Repair Education Foundation and joining our efforts in supporting collision repair school programs and their students. Through Service King’s donation, collision students located near their repair facilities will have the opportunity to apply for financial support this upcoming spring. We welcome Service King to this group of industry leaders and commend them on providing support opportunities for collision students in their markets.”
For additional information about Service King, visit www.ServiceKing.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 or 847-463-5244.