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Oct 16, 2017

 

 

Gary Peterson, owner of One Community Auto, was interviewed on FOX New Mexico by KRQE News. Gary dicusses the SCORE Mentor program as well as winning a Grand Champion recognition. One Community Auto helps New Mexicans through charitable vehicle donations. The business assists in raising money for non-profits through the sale of refurbished vehicles, saving them from the scrap-heap and giving much-needed support to their organizations. 

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW

 

Sep 18, 2017

 

 

It’s an honor to announce that One Community Auto and Gary Peterson have been named a Grand Champion in the American Small Business Championship! Thanks to the support of SCORE Mentors and Sam's Club, we’ve won $25,000 to help grow our business even more. You can read all about my small business journey by clicking on the Sam’s Club blog. CLICK ON THIS LINK TO READ THE STORY 

Sep 13, 2017

 

The Small Business Administration featured Gary Peterson and One Community Auto in an article about their involvement with the Office of Veterans Business Development and the "Boots to Business" program! CLICK HERE TO READ Gary's story, and all about the opportunities available to veteran entrepreneurs.

Jul 27, 2017

 

The New Mexico Small Business Adminstration recenlty invited One Community Auto to their annual "Small Business Week" awards ceremony, recognizing our win as a SCORE Mentors American Small Business Champion. CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS OF THE EVENT. 

Jul 27, 2017

 

 

One Community Auto was recognized as a SCORE Success Story on their website. CLICK HERE TO READ THE STORY. The SCORE Association, supported by the US Small Business Administration, is a nonprofit association of thousands of volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S. and its territories. SCOREmembers are trained to serve as counselors, advisors and mentors to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.

Jul 18, 2017

 

 

Albuquerque The Magazine highlighted One Community Auto's award from SCORE Mentors & Sam's Club! CLICK HERE TO SEE THE STORY.

Jul 18, 2017




Gary Peterson was honored with a proclamation by Bernalillo County Commissioners! CLICK HERE TO READ IT. Maggie Hart Stebbins and the other commissioners recognized One Community Auto's American Small Business Championship Award from SCORE Mentors, as well as the company's contributions to the community. In part, the proclamation reads One Community Auto's mission is to "help improve our community through support of local non-profits by adding value to donated cars through efficientupgrading, marketing, and reselling, thereby increasing the final donation to the non-profit, the tax deduction for the donor, and the availability of quality, low-cost, fully inspected cars to low income families." In addition, it says "In 2016 alone, One Community Auto, LLC facilitated 34 donations to 16 local community non-profits totaling over $47,000, while creating 5 jobs in Southeast Albuquerque with a goal of doubling its donations each year."

Jul 18, 2017


   

United States Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham wrote a note to One Community for being chosen as a New Mexico Small Business Champion by SCORE Mentors & Sam's ClubClick here to read her note.

Jul 10, 2017



KRQE 13 News and FOX New Mexico interviewed Gary Peterson about One Community Auto. Gary explains why car donation is a win-win-win for everyone in Albuquerque! Click here to watch the video.



May 14, 2017


By ABQJournal News Staff
Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 4:10pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A veteran-owned business that received start-up counseling and assistance from the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services has been named a winner of the 2017 American Small Business Championship.

One Community Auto LLC of Albuquerque was one of 102 chosen nationwide by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer business mentors that help small business owners.

One Community was founded by Albuquerque native and retired U.S. Air Force Major Gary Peterson. It helps non-profit organizations by refurbishing their donated used cars and re-selling them.

Click here to read the story online.

May 3, 2017

 

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services & the New Mexico Veterans Business Outreach Center were very instrumental in helping One Community Auto become a winner in the 2017 American Small Business Championship! To read the announcement from NMDVS, click here.

May 1, 2017

 

Another great article about One Community Auto's recent big win in the American Small Business Championship, including an interview with Gary Peterson! The article was published in The Nucleus, the official newspaper of Kirtland Air Force Base . Click here to read the full story.

May 1, 2017


 

The Albuquerque Journal applauded One Community Auto in their Business Insider Briefcase section. Click here to read the story online.

May 1, 2017


Albuquerque's KOB-TV, Channel 4 (NBC) profiled One Community Auto in 2016, interviewing Gary Peterson and discussing why giving back is so important in the community, Click here to watch the video.

Mar 30, 2017

Albuquerque Business First wrote an article about One Community Auto being chosen as an American Small Business Champion! Check out the big news below. We are excited about competing for the grand prize, which was awarded to another Albuquerque business last year. Click here to read the full article.

Mar 23, 2017

 

 

We are proud and honored to announce that One Community Auto has been chosen as one of two winners in New Mexico, named as an American Small Business Champion by SCORE and Sam's Club. The American Small Business Championship (championship.score.org) awarded this title to 102 small businesses, two in every state and the District of Columbia, for their dedication to the success of their businesses.

Feb 11, 2017

One Community Auto is now working with Silver Horizons of New Mexico! 

Aug 13, 2016

Exciting news! We've partnered with Mandy's Farm.

Jun 16, 2016

We are happy to announce our partnership with Truckers Final Mile. 

Latest News

Oct 16, 2017

 

 

Gary Peterson, owner of One Community Auto, was interviewed on FOX New Mexico by KRQE News. Gary dicusses the SCORE Mentor program as well as winning a Grand Champion recognition. One Community Auto helps New Mexicans through charitable vehicle donations. The business assists in raising money for non-profits through the sale of refurbished vehicles, saving them from the scrap-heap and giving much-needed support to their organizations. 

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW

 

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