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."
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.
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