OVER $250,000 IN COLLISION SCHOOL GRANTS TO BE AWARDED DURING PARTNER AND MAKEOVER CELEBRATION
Hoffman Estates, IL –September 12, 2018– Collision industry members are invited to join the Collision Repair Education Foundation during their annual reception the evening of Tuesday, October 30th from 9:00 p.m.-10:15 p.m. (PDT) in the Renaissance 1 Room at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel during the 2018 SEMA Show. During the reception, attendees will hear about the organization’s efforts to support high school and post-secondary collision students, 2017 donors/supporters will be highlighted, and winners of the annual 2018 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grants will be announced.
The Foundation will also announce the winner of both its Student of Year and Collision School Instructor of the Year awards celebrating the achievement of outstanding students training for a career in the collision industry and educators. Industry members will also have an opportunity to meet and greet attending collision school instructors and students.
Collision Repair Education Foundation Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode said, “Now more than ever, collision school programs need the industry’s support and we welcome the industry to join us during this reception to not only recognize our current industry partners and participating schools but also showcase opportunities how others can get involved with us to fuel the future of the industry.”
Industry members are asked to RSVP online (http://bit.ly/CREFSEMA18) for the reception. Questions regarding the reception and/or the Education Foundation’s efforts to support the future of the collision industry can be directed to Director of Development, Brandon Eckenrode at Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org or 312.231.0258.
Additional details of the event will be made available as the date approaches.
About the Collision Repair Education Foundation:
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with an array of career opportunities. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online at: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.