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Professional Parts Group Donates over $50,000 in Parts to Support Collision Repair School Programs

Source: Collision Repair Education Foundation

Hoffman Estates, IL – July 19, 2018 – The Professional Parts Group has displayed its commitment to the future of the collision industry by donating over $50,000 in parts to collision schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The donations provide students studying for a career in the collision industry with much needed support of their chosen training programs. Schools eligible for donations participate in a variety of Foundation programs seeking to improve educational opportunities and the readiness of students.

According to Chris Northup, CEO of the Professional Parts Group, “Professional Parts Group is honored to assist the Collision Repair Education Foundation with their mission to support collision repair education programs and schools. Their efforts help prepare the next generation of qualified collision repair professionals which benefits our entire industry.”

“On behalf of Collision Repair Education Foundation and the collision students and instructors we support, I would like to thank Professional Parts Group for their support of collision schools,” said Clark Plucinski, Executive Director of the Collision Repair Education Foundation. “The support of an industry stakeholder like Professional Parts Group is crucial to the Education Foundation’s ability to assist so many of the future professionals of the collision industry.”

Companies and individuals interested in supporting high school and technical college collision school programs, instructors, and students should contact Collision Repair Education Foundation Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org or 847.463.5244.

About Professional Parts Group

Professional Parts Group is committed to safety, quality and long-term customer satisfaction offering automotive collision replacement products with the highest quality performance characteristics. Professional Parts Group inventories and offers ONLY the finest products available. Professional Parts Group will not substitute lesser quality products for any reason. Every product offered is sourced by the Professional Parts Group team from the finest manufacturers in the world. To learn more about Professional Parts Group please visit at www.professionalpartsgroup.com.

About the Collision Repair Education Foundation

The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with an array of career opportunities. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online at: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.

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