One Community Auto of ABQ wins national award
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.
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