Auto Medic to repair veterans’ cars

LIMA — Auto Medic of Ohio is looking for veterans with cars that need repaired. Five cars will be selected for repair. Applications are available to veterans living in Allen County with honorable discharges; National Guard and Reserve veterans are also eligible.

Application deadline is Nov. 21. The short application will narrow the winners to 10, which will be announced at the beginning of December. The goal is to fix up to five cars before the new year.

Donations will be accepted at Kenny’s Auto Kare, Kenny’s Auto Wrecking and Auto Medic of Ohio at 1390 Findlay Road, with other locations to be announced.

Remaining proceeds will be donated to the Veterans Food Pantry of Northwest Ohio.

Kenny’s and AutoZone are helping with parts, Able Towing will be providing towing, and Black & White Cab Co. will be providing transportation to and from the shop as necessary.

Reach Dean Brown at 567-242-0409

Dean Brown joined The Lima News in 2022 as a reporter. Prior to The Lima News, Brown was an English teacher in Allen County for 38 years, with stops at Perry, Shawnee, Spencerville and Heir Force Community School. So they figured he could throw a few sentences together about education and business in the area. An award-winning photographer, Brown likes watching old black and white movies, his dog, his wife and kids, and the four grandkids - not necessarily in that order. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0409.