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02-22-2011

Safelite Raises $3000+ for Redlands High School

Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, welcomed hundreds of guests to its Feb. 23 grand opening celebration of the Redlands store, where they donated $3,112 to the Redlands High School (RHS)

REDLANDS, Calif. - Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, welcomed hundreds of guests to its Feb. 23 grand opening celebration of the Redlands store, where they donated $3,112 to the Redlands High School (RHS) Athletic Department.

Safelite AutoGlass® presented a check of $2,000 to Redlands Athletic Director Ken Morse at the event, while sponsorships and raffles brought in another $1,112. RHS athletes participated in a series of fun, friendly competitions during the celebration.

“Ninety-seven percent of our athletes maintain eligibility, stay on track to graduate, hold better attendance rates than non-athletes and they are worth the effort to make sure that they are not sacrificed during hard times,” said Morse. “Safelite AutoGlass® has aided RHS in making sure that our athletes have the equipment necessary to compete!”

Mayor Pete Aguilar attended the festivities, saying, “We are happy to welcome Safelite AutoGlass® as a member of the Redlands business community and appreciate their partnership and generous support of Redlands athletics.”

The grand opening was sponsored by more than a dozen local businesses, including Padgett’s Cleaning and Restoration, Redlands Ford, Caliber Collision, Redlands Auto Body, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

“We want to thank the Inland Empire community for showing their support at our grand opening celebration,” said Richard Harvey, general manager of Safelite’s Redlands store. “We look forward to serving this community as a natural choice for vehicle glass repair and replacement services.”

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs nearly 10,000 people across the United States and serves more than 4 million customers each year through its company-owned operations. For more information, visit www.safelite.com.

Media Contact: Melina Metzger, Safelite® Group, 614.210.9232, melina.metzger@safelite.com


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