Hoffman Estates, IL- July 8, 2013 – Rydell Chevrolet of Waterloo, Iowa donated $100,000 in parts to 50 schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. Those schools that applied for the Education Foundation’s 2013 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover grant were the recipients of the donated bumper covers and provide their students with the opportunity to practice collision repair on current model vehicle parts.
Rydell Chevrolet Parts Manager Brian Tenley noted, “We are grateful for the opportunity to help the future of the collision repair industry through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. We are dedicated to continuing education and proud to be part of this collision program.”
Collision Repair Education Foundation Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode noted, “Rydell Chevrolet has taken their generosity to a new level and continue to amaze us. This individual dealership in Waterloo is assisting collision school programs nationwide through their parts donations, which are desperately needed by instructors. We hope to showcase this dealership’s continued support to the thousands of other dealerships across the country and help connect them to local collision school programs.”
For additional information about Rydell Chevrolet visit www.RydellAuto.com. Industry members and companies interested in supporting secondary and post-secondary school’s collision programs through monetary and/or in-kind product donations should contact Director of Development, Brandon Eckenrode at Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org or 847-463-5244.