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United Way Honors Sullivan Tire with 2019 Corporate Champion for Change Award

Contact Person:
Dennis Carman, President & CEO
United Way of Greater Plymouth County
934 West Chestnut Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508 583-6306 ext. 105
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6/27/19
United Way Honors Sullivan Tire with 2019 Corporate Champion for Change Award
 
Left to right: Chris Oddleifson, United Way Tocqueville Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Rockland Trust; Paul Sullivan, Vice President of Marketing at Sullivan Tire and Auto Service, and Dennis Carman, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Plymouth County
 
BROCKTON- United Way of Greater Plymouth County proudly presented Sullivan Tire and Auto Service with its 2019 Corporate Champion for Change award.  The award was announced at United Way’s 97th Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration at Bridgewater State University this June and presented in person to Paul Sullivan, Vice President of Marketing at Sullivan Tire’s headquarters.  The Corporate Champion for Change award is given in recognition of the largest multi-year corporate gift to United Way's LIVE UNITED Fund.
 
“We are extremely grateful for Sullivan Tire’s generous, multiple year corporate gift to our LIVE UNITED Fund,” said Dennis Carman, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Plymouth County.  “The LIVE UNITED fund is comprised of undesignated dollars we utilize to address our community’s most pressing needs in our three focus areas of health, education and financial stability.  Sullivan Tire’s gift will help us to continue our mission of meeting these needs.”
 
“Sullivan Tire is a family owned and operated business serving our community since 1955,” said Sullivan.  “We are proud to support our neighbors in need through our partnership with United Way of Greater Plymouth County and we look forward to deepening this bond.”
 
For more information about United Way of Greater Plymouth County, please visit www.uwgpc.org.
 
About United Way of Greater Plymouth County
Established in 1922, United Way of Greater Plymouth County’s mission is, “We unite people, ideas and resources to improve the lives of people in Greater Plymouth County.”  Our efforts are instrumental in making Greater Plymouth County a safe, healthy and well-educated community in which people's needs are met effectively, respectfully and compassionately by focusing our resources on addressing the vital and interconnected needs of education, health and income.  United Way serves the communities of southeastern Massachusetts, including the city of Brockton and the towns of Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Carver, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Lakeville, Marshfield, Middleboro, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Rockland, Stoughton, West Bridgewater, and Whitman.   www.uwgpc.org
 
About Sullivan Tire and Auto Service
Headquartered in Norwell, MA, Sullivan Tire and Auto Service is New England's home for automotive and commercial truck care with 72 retail locations; 15 commercial truck centers; 13 wholesale, 3 tire retread, and 2 LiftWorks facilities; and 2 distribution centers. The foundation on which Robert J. Sullivan started Sullivan Tire in 1955 was, "Treat everyone, customers and fellow employees, as you would a member of your family,” and that tradition continues today. Today Sullivan Tire continues to grow with over 1,200 employees and locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Maine. For more information on Sullivan Tire please visit www.sullivantire.com.
 
 
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