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Collision Works Restores Vehicle for Veteran This Patriot’s Day

(OLATHE, Kan.) – Collision Works has donated their time and services to provide a newly restored car for the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Recycled Rides program. The vehicle will be awarded to Michael Gilmore of Kansas City, Missouri. Gilmore is a local veteran from the Veteran’s Community Project.

The NABC Recycled Rides program along with Collision Works, GEICO and 800 Charity Cars are hosting a ceremonial event Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. at the Olathe Collision Works store located at 135 S. Fir Street in Olathe to award the new vehicle to Gilmore. There will be food and drinks provided by Collison Works followed by live entertainment. The presentation will include speeches from recipient, Michael Gilmore, Collision Works president, Barry Hadlock, Veterans Community Project, Vanessa Van Goethem-Piela and a representative from GEICO.

“We have enjoyed working with the NABC Recycled Rides program and GEICO to provide a reliable vehicle for such a deserving veteran in our community,” said Sam Sims, Collison Works Vice President of Communications. “Everyone from the Collision Works team enjoyed working on the repair and we look forward to seeing the positive impact the vehicle has for Michael. It’s very fitting to show our appreciation to this Navy veteran on Patriot’s Day.”

Since its inception in 2007, the NABC Recycled Rides program has provided more than 2,000 vehicles valued at $36 million to individuals and organizations, bringing together collision repair, insurance and other companies in the collision industry in an effort to make a difference by giving refurbished vehicles to deserving recipients who can benefit from reliable transportation.

Collision Works prides itself on providing peace of mind collision repair. Since the inception of its first location, the company has expanded to 20 locations and is a family-owned company. Collision Works believes in creating a work environment that offers opportunity for team members to achieve their goals and grow professionally and personally. In doing this, the company believes it is building a team that consistently guarantees the satisfaction of its customers and the success of Collision Works. For more information, call (844) 422-5529 or visit Collision-Works.com.