577 E Wardlow Road
Long Beach, CA 90807

1 block north of 405 fwy

RELEASE DATE: October 2, 2013

Bixby Knolls Car Wash
577 E. Wardlow Road
Long Beach, CA 90807

Sheldon Grossman
562-595-6666
bixbyknollcw@aol.com
www.bixbyknollscarwash.com

Shell & Sheldon Grossman, owners of the Bixby Knolls Car Wash were recognized by the Western Car Wash Association, an association of most of the carwash owners in the states west of the Mississippi River, at the annual Car Wash convention held this year in San Diego, California.

Jerry Nix, past president of the Western Car Wash Association presented a very prestigious award to the Grossman’s for their OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY over a period of years. Mr. Nix cited 2 full pages (listed below) of the carwash and the Grossman’s persevering efforts in raising money for local and national charities, giving their personal time in many, many ways to promoted needed causes.

The Grossman’s have owned the Bixby Knolls Car Wash, in LONG BEACH, for over 35 years and have built an excellent reputation in the community.

Following is a list of some of the awards and recognitions that they have received over the years from various entities:

· In 1984, Sheldon and Shell, his wife, partner and best friend, both volunteered and were appointed by Peter Ueberroth, the Los Angeles Olympics Organizer, to aid and help support the Olympic Sail Boat races at the LONG BEACH venue.

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In 1987 they were the major sponsor for the March of Dimes Foundation’s Bachelor-Dating fundraising program, held in LONG BEACH, which became a pilot for a TV show

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In 1990 they received, from the LONG BEACH Chamber of Commerce, a Business Beautiful Award – In recognition Of Outstanding Beautification Efforts

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Also in 1990- 1 st Place Design Award from the LONG BEACH department of Planning and Building

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A special certificate of appreciation by the former LONG BEACH Mayor Beverly O’Neill in 1997 for the Bixby Knolls Car Wash contributions to the city of LONG BEACH

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The LONG BEACH Press Telegram (major L.B. newspaper) conducted an Annual Readers Choice Award poll, in 1999 and again in 2011, and the Bixby Knolls Car Wash was voted the #1 Best Car Wash in LONG BEACH, both times.

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In 2000 they received a certificate from the City of LONG BEACH– Building a better LONG BEACH Design Award, Above and Beyond the Code.

Sheldon and Shell have been continuously involved in many of LONG BEACH’s community events, fundraisers and associations such as:

· Member of the LONG BEACH Chamber of Commerce
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Member of the Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce (city within the city limits of LONG BEACH)
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Member of the LONG BEACH Rotary
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Sheldon was appointed, by the Mayor, as a founding director of the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement     Association (BKBIA) in 1990

Over the years they have supported:
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The American Cancer Society
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St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation annual fundraiser
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LONG BEACH Grand Prix, as well as many other non-profit organizations.

Shell was on the:
· Board of the LONG BEACH Civic Light Opera,
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The Arts Council of LONG BEACH, and is now serving on the
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Board of Trustees of the LONG BEACH Musical Theater West
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The Philharmonic Society which raises money to enhance the lives of children with music.

They supported local schools through fundraisers and donations
· Charles Evans Hughes Middle School
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Longfellow Elementary
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St. Barnabas School
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University of California – Alzheimer’s Research
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LONG BEACH Polytechnic High School
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Mayfair High School Marching Banc
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St. Cornelius Catholic School

Also supported local churches through donations
· Southern California Youth for Christ
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Bay Shore Community Congregational Church
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Albert Jewish Community Center

Local non-profit endeavors
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Grace for Vets - A nationally promoted program to honor United States Veterans with a    
   free car wash on Veterans Day.
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LONG BEACH Ronald McDonald House
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Historical Society of LONG BEACH
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LONG BEACH Police Foundation
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Ettie Lee Youth and Family Services in LONG BEACH
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Friends of LONG BEACH Animals
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Children Today – Advocate for homeless families
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Signal Hill Community Foundation
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Long Beach Center Guild – Ability First

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RELEASE DATE: October 29, 2015

Bixby Knolls Car Wash
577 E. Wardlow Road
Long Beach, CA 90807

Shell Grossman
562-595-6666
bixbyknollcw@aol.com
www.bixbyknollscarwash.com

FREE CAR WASH for Veterans and Military Personnel on
November 10 & 11, 2015 at Bixby Knolls Car Wash


Long Beach, CA, October 29, 2015: FREE Full Service Car Washes will be available for all veterans and military personnel at the Bixby Knolls Car Wash, on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 10th and 11th, 2015. Bixby Knolls Car Wash is located at 577 E. Wardlow Rd., Long Beach, CA.

Shell and Sheldon Grossman, owners of the Bixby Knolls Car Wash for over 37 years, joined the Grace for Vets program under the auspice of the International Car Wash Association. This is the fifth year that this free car wash event has been offered by them. There are over 3,000 car washes subscribing to this program. Last year the Bixby Knolls Car Wash was the only Full Service wash in Long Beach that participated and it's believed to be the only one this year.

"We are taking one step further this year and offering the Free Wash 2 Days, both Tuesday and Wednesday, November 10th and 11th", said Shell. "We're excited that the Free car wash program has expanded throughout the entire USA as it allows more military service to be honored", said Sheldon "We are proud to be part of an industry that continually supports our military." A valid Military ID is required for the Free wash.

Bixby Knolls Car Wash and Detail Center
is located at Atlantic and Wardlow, just 1 Blk North of 405 fwy on Atlantic, in Long Beach. To obtain more information call (562)595-6666 or visit www.bixbyknollscarwash.com or
www.graceforvets.org .
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