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Store Manager Allen

Store Manager Allen

This month we are celebrating a Team Promotion! Watch a video from our celebration:  We opened our shop in Yelm WA in June 2022. It has been a lot of fun getting to know the Yelm community over the past eight months. We are grateful for the dedication of our entire team to continuously improve, and to embrace all of the challenges that we've taken on. Allen has been working with our team since August 2022. He joined us with over 26 years of experience in the automotive industry, including management. He immediately began training for our Store Manager position at our location in Yelm, WA. He began learning our systems & processes and getting to know our team. Allen and our Production Manager Bart have done a phenomenal job of bringing our team together in Yelm!  Allen has been working on cars ever since he was old enough to hold a wrench. He loves racing cars and modifying them. When he's not spending time with cars, you may find him camping, fishing, or hunting ... read more

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More December Birthdays!

More December Birthdays!

We had so many Birthdays to Celebrate in December! Watch a video from our celebrations!   ​ Shannan has been working with our Team since 2009! Shannan serves as our Finance Manager for both of our locations. Shannan is a huge Team player, dedicated to taking care of all of us in any way that she can. She has a very artistic eye and enjoys helping out with creative projects as well. Shannan has known Troy and Kori Vaninetti since the 1990s. When she had the opportunity to work with their family, she was excited to support them in their family business. Shannan and her husband Danny have two daughters, one of which works with us at Graham Auto Repair. Shannan's eldest daughter Lacie is our Marketing and Hiring Manager. Shannan and Danny have 3 granddaughters, and multiple bonus grandchildren as well. When she's not working with our team, you will likely find Shannan traveling with her family! Bryce started working with our Team in May 2022. He serves as the ... read more

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Free $5 Certificate at Graham Auto Repair | Christmas 2022

Free $5 Certificate at Graham Auto Repair | Christmas 2022

Are you searching for the perfect gift idea for that one person who is hard to buy for? Through December 23, 2022 we are offering a Free $5 Gift Certificate with every purchase of a $25 Gift Certificate at Graham Auto Repair. You can gift the whole $30.00 or keep the bonus $5.00 as the perfect gift for yourself! There is no limit on how many Gift Certificates you can purchase. Does Grandma have a maintenance service that she's been putting off? Does your Dad need new tires or brake pads? You can buy them one certificate to help them out. Or buy them multiple certificates to cover the whole service! Stop by one of our 2 locations and talk with your Advisor today! When you give someone a Graham Auto Repair Gift Certificate, you are gifting them with so much more than just a certificate! -- Gift Certificates must be purchased in our store (cannot be purchased online). -- One $5 Free Gift Certificate is available with the purchase of each $25 Gift Certificate (no purchase limit) ... read more

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Happy Birthday Shane!

Happy Birthday Shane!

It's time to celebrate another birthday with our Team! Watch a video of our celebration! Shane started working with our team shortly after we opened our second location in June 2022. We are extremely thankful for the smile and laughter that Shane brings to our team! Keeping things fun is one of our Team Essentials. Shane knows how to keep up our team's light-hearted energy in an industry that's tough! Shane is always willing to go the extra mile for our team and for our customers. Already he has demonstrated a strong passion for our mission through his dedication and hard work. Shane grew-up on a ranch where he found his love for fixing things. This drove him to his passion for the challenge of repairing cars. He is thankful for the opportunity to support his family by doing something he loves, while getting to serve our customers. Shane and his wife Margo have three children: Nick, Gabe, and Nikol. They also have two dogs named Lady and Buck. When Shane isn ... read more

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Brakes For Breasts 2022

Brakes For Breasts 2022

2022 will be our third year participating in the Brakes for Breasts Fundraiser. In 2020 we donated $824.75 and in 2021 we donated $1,345.90. We are looking forward to seeing how much money this year’s fundraiser will bring to fight breast cancer!! Call us to schedule an appointment today. If you'd like to learn more about Brakes for Breasts, read some quick FAQs in our blog below. You can also learn more on their website: www.BrakesforBreasts.com Want to know how to get Free Brake Pads at Graham Auto Repair? During the month of October, we are offering free brake pads to our customers with cars and light trucks. As our customer you will only pay for the labor costs and any other parts necessary to complete the brake service. HUGE thank you to Napa Auto Parts fo ... read more

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Grand Opening of Graham Auto Repair in Yelm, WA

Grand Opening of Graham Auto Repair in Yelm, WA

On September 10, 2022 we celebrated the Grand Opening of our second Auto Repair Shop in Yelm, WA. We are so thankful for our Team from both locations for putting this event together and celebrating with us! We are also thankful for the Yelm Chamber of Commerce. They helped us kick off our event with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. If you watch the "Behind the Scenes" video below, you can also see a quick Tour of our new Yelm auto repair shop. There are YouTube video chapters, so feel free to skip ahead to the end. Here is a full "Behind The Scenes Action" video of our Team! We are so thankful for everyone's support. Opening our 2nd Location was a long journey, and we are grateful to finally be serving within the Yelm Community! Thank you again to the Yelm Businesses that participated in our Raffle Drawing. You can click on the photo below if you'd like to watch a short thank-you video of our Raffle. We had raffle prizes from the ... read more

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Thank You Yelm Businesses!

Thank You Yelm Businesses!

We want to give a HUGE shout out to the Yelm Businesses who participated with us in our Grand Opening celebration!! Because of you we were able to give away lots of fun prizes to our guests, through our free raffle drawing. Thank you so much! Watch our short video below to see the prizes. If you'd like to see a longer video of our event, it's coming soon! Scroll down to see info about each of the Yelm Businesses who participated with us. You will also find links to their websites. Thank you Yelm! Thank you to the Team at 507 Taproom and Filling Station! Link to their Website: 507TapRoomandFillingStation.comLink to their Social Media: Facebook  ... read more

Socktember 2022 at Graham Auto Repair

Socktember 2022 at Graham Auto Repair

During the month of September Businesses are collecting New Socks that will be donated to local charities. At Graham Auto Repair we are one of the drop-off locations! This annual sock raising competition started in 2020. We joined up in 2021 and are excited to participate again this year! Please help our team meet our goal of raising 100,000 socks this year!!! You can learn more about SOCKtember by watching the DYOJO video Here: You can also watch the Graham Auto Repair video with Jon from ARES in 2021 Here: Drop off your New Sock Donations in September at Graham Auto Repair! We will be accepting sock donations at both of our locations. Choose the location nearest to you: Graham, WA or Yelm, WA. If you live in the Graham Community, you can also drop off your socks at one of the other locations that are part ... read more

Grand Opening in Yelm WA

Grand Opening in Yelm WA

Come celebrate with our team in Yelm, WA! We will have a Ribbon Cutting with the Yelm Chamber of Commerce at 11am. This will be followed with an Open House, BBQ, kids’ bouncy houses, giveaways and drawings! It’s free to attend, free to enter our drawings. We are looking to have some fun, introduce you to our Team, give you the opportunity to tour our shop, and meet more of our neighbors! The Yelm Community has already made us feel at home here. Thank you so much! We hope you will come and celebrate with us. ⭐️ Attend our Event: If you or someone from your business attends our event, we would love to meet you! Find me during the event and introduce yourself (if we don't already know each other). I would love to get a photo with you to share online! ⭐️ Participate in our Giveaway or Drawing: What's the difference? Giveaways will be a large number of smaller items that we can give away to anyone who attends our event. Examples could be pens, stickers, magnets, or somet ... read more

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Customer Appreciation Drawing - July 2022 Winner

Customer Appreciation Drawing - July 2022 Winner

To celebrate opening our second location we are holding a monthly Customer Appreciation Drawing. We have already completed the July drawing! You can watch the video above to see our first winner.  In order to be entered into our drawing you will need to complete a service with us at our new Yelm Location, by 8/31/22. Here are the steps to be entered in our drawing: 1. Schedule an Appointment at our Yelm Location 2. Complete your Appointment in Yelm before the deadline 3. You will be automatically entered to win! 4. You do not need to be present to win. We will call the winners.  5. We will post the winners on our blog and social media. Please give us a call or click on this  ... read more

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