577 E Wardlow Road
Long Beach, CA 90807

1 block north of 405 fwy
Ramon Paz, their General Manager who has been with them for 35, years is like their son. Shell and Sheldon are extremely proud of him. Recently he was awarded "Manager of the Year" by the Western Car Wash Association.

In addition to Ramon's dedication, BIXBY KNOLLS CAR WASH has many loyal employees that have been in the family for over 10 years. The Grossman's often receive compliments on their employee's friendly, efficient and professional behavior.

The Two Shells (as they are commonly referred to) are honored to serve the community and the people of Long Beach. They are proud to have built the BIXBY KNOLLS CAR WASH to be the Largest Car Wash in Long Beach with the Biggest Detail Center in the entire area!

The Board of Directors of the California Car Wash Association for 8 years.
Served as president for 2 years. 
Board Member of the Western Car Wash Association for 4 years.
His greatest achievement was when he was elected to serve for 3 years.
On the Board of Directors of the Prestigious International Car Wash Association. 
Charter Board Member of the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BIA). 

Shell, like Sheldon, has also been very active in the community:

Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce
Founding member of the Professional Business Associates (known as "Tippers")
Rotary Club of Long Beach
Active for the "Arts" of Long Beach
Board Member of the Long Beach Civic Lights Opera
8 years on the Board of the Arts Council for Long Beach
Now serving on the Board of Trustees of Musical Theater West

The Bixby Knolls Car Wash Center is the Biggest in Long Beach and the Detail Center is the Largest in the entire area. The car wash has been owned by the same owners, Shell and Sheldon Grossman, since 1977.

Sheldon began in the carwash business in 1966 (49 years ago) when he purchased his first carwash. He then proceeded to buy and build 3 more. In 1977 he and his new bride, Shell Whitney Grossman, purchased #5 and renamed it Bixby Knolls Car Wash. Within the next year they decided to sell off the others and devote their full attention to making Bixby Knolls Car Wash flourish. In short order they added 6 bays of self-service washing on the east side of the property. Then they added a Detail Center, and Express Exterior washing.

The Grossmans make a great team.  Together they have been very active in many community endeavors as well as related business associations.

Sheldon was on:

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