Stuckey Automotive donates used cars to GACTC

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — Stuckey Automotive donated two cars to the Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center (GACTC) to help give its automotive students a hands-on learning experience.

The used vehicles which include a Ford Fiesta and a Ford Escape will reportedly give students the opportunity to examine, diagnose, and repair both modern and computer-driven vehicles with a significant amount of electronics.

“Computerization has revolutionized how vehicles work and how technicians assess and manage repairs.  The donated vehicles are a resource to help students acquire skills needed to adapt to the future of automotive technology,” President of Stuckey Automotive Matt Stuckey said. “Together with the GACTC, we can help these young men and women become even more marketable in a competitive environment – and that’s just what every student deserves.”

Executive Director of the GACTC Eric Palmer said the school relies on

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Rohrman Automotive group donates to hospital’s Child Life Program

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Rohrman Automotive Group recently presented a check for $19,500 to the Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital Child Life Program as part of the automotive group’s charity pledge.

Back in September, Rohrman Automotive Group pledged to donate $50 to the Child Life program for every car it sold that month. The combined total of cars from the Indianapolis, Lafayette and Fort Wayne dealerships sold 390 vehicles, amounting to nearly $20,000 for the program.

“It’s important to us to support local charities with the funds that we have because of local support from our customers,” Trey Rohrman, director of Indiana Operations at Rohrman Automotive Group, said in a statement.

According to its website, “Certified Child Life Specialists help infants, children, youth and families cope with the stress and uncertainty of acute and chronic illness, injury, trauma, disability, loss and bereavement.”

The Child Life program supports children going through care

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Don Ringler Automotive donates $17K to TISD program | Business

Don Ringler Automotive Group continued to strengthen its partnership with the Temple Independent School District on Monday, when the Temple-based business donated $17,000 to Temple High’s CTE automotive technology program — funding that the Texas Workforce Commission nearly matched with a $16,500 grant.

“The grant is part of the Texas Industry Partnership (TIP) initiative to help purchase equipment that addresses the training needs of Automotive Technology and prepare students to receive Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) industry certification,” according to Workforce Solutions of Central Texas.

This combined funding will allow the automotive technology program to purchase updated tooling that meets industry standards, including two 72-inch 22-drawer Triple-Bank Master Series Roll Cab tool kit assemblies.

Charley Ayres, Workforce’s director of industry and education partnerships, noted how these contributions will prepare students with a passion for an ever-growing industry.

“Over the past 10 years, the automotive repair and maintenance industry has grown by

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