Meineke provides free oil changes for veterans and active-duty service members on Veterans Day

Dec. 2, 2019
Meineke Car Care Centers has had a long-standing tradition of supporting our nation’s veterans and military members.
Meineke Car Care Centers has had a long-standing tradition of supporting our nation’s veterans and military members. One of the ways in which its franchisees show their support is by offering free oil change service to veterans and active-duty military members on Veterans Day. This year with growing franchisee participation, Meineke provided 3,271 free oil changes for veterans and service men and women.
Dave Repass, the owner of Meineke Car Care Center in Lewes, DE, always hosts a big Veterans Day celebration for the Lewes community. This year was his sixth, and he and his team performed 262 free oil changes. They celebrated with great food donated by several local companies, festivities, and tethered Meineke hot air balloon rides. Repass also partnered with the Office of Veterans Affairs to provide free flu shots to all veterans, along with their free oil change. “It was a fabulous day giving just a small token of thanks to those who served us,” said Repass. “This is our day to give our veterans the thanks and the honor that they deserve.” Repass was quick to mention that this day was made possible because of the help of his staff and other partners from the community, such as Big Oyster Brew, Flex World Fitness, Quest Adventures, Surf Bagel and Pat’s Pizza to name a few. Meineke is actively seeking single-unit and multi-unit franchise owners to expand the brand’s footprint. To learn more about franchise opportunities with Meineke, visit www.meinekefranchise.com/.About Meineke Meineke Car Care Centers® is a division of Driven Brands, the leading automotive aftermarket franchisor in the world. Founded in 1972, Meineke has more than 800 centers that service approximately 3 million cars a year. In recent years, Meineke has expanded its product offerings to better meet the demands of its customers and a changing marketplace, becoming the “total car care” brand. Meineke continues to be ranked as one of the best franchise opportunities in the country. For more information on Meineke franchise opportunities, visit https://www.meinekefranchise.com/.About Driven Brands Driven Brands™, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is the parent company of North America’s leading automotive aftermarket brands across four distinct verticals: Repair & Maintenance, housing Meineke Car Care Centers®; Paint & Collision, housing Maaco®, CARSTAR®, and ABRA®; Distribution, housing 1-800-Radiator & A/C®; and Quick Lube, housing Take 5 Oil Change®. Driven Brands has over 2,800 centers across North America, and combined; all businesses generate more than $2.8 billion in system sales and service approximately 8 million vehicles annually. For more information, visit drivenbrands.com.
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