We love it that many of the fine operators in the fast lube industry are ardent supporters of their communities, and we love getting notice of campaigns like the one recently conducted by Fred Saraiva, Jr., one of our Lube Talk forum members and owner of Sierra Lube Express in Yuba City, California. He recently raised $2,500 in five hours by hosting a car show at his shop. He reports that 100 percent of the money went to help Yuba City High School’s FFA program. Not only did the event draw 85 cars, but it also literally raised car count, as since the event he reports car counts are up 3.8 cars per day. Way to go, Fred.

(This post written while listening to “Angel Eyes” by the Jeff Healey Band.)

About National Oil & Lube News

National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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