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Kourageous Kids Party for ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation

 

Sunday September 8th, CMA's Colonial Honda associates helped with the ASK Kourageous Kids Party held at the Children’s Museum of Richmond. Associates helped with set up, served dinner and clean up. This event is held each September as a part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. ASK kids and their families are invited to this party for food, crafts and fun. At this event, the Kourageous Kids create portraits that showcase their personalities. This…
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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month at CMA


September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and CMA is committed to doing our part to make a difference. Each of our markets has chosen a local non-profit to be the recipient of our efforts. Some are donating a certain amount per test drive, some are donating per car sold, and some are collecting cash and item donations for the children. The non-profits are:


Charlottesville: Ishan Gala Foundation

Staunton & Skyline: UVA…
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CMA's Chevy Store Supports Local Little League

 
CMA's Colonial Chevrolet has been a Sponsor of the Central Chesterfield Little League for many years now. Our Associates are proud to support the children, families, players and coaches of this fine organization.

Seen here are: Randy Westfall - Sponsor Coordinator for the League; Jay Burchell, our Chevy GM, and fellow owners of CMA's Colonial Chevrolet presenting the sponsorship check for $1000. Many of the League families did test drives to earn additional funds…
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Diane Lawson Celebrates 35 Years with CMA

 

Congratulations to Diane Lawson on celebrating 35 years with CMA!

Diane’s CMA career started in 1984 at our AutoRent location on Route 29 in Charlottesville. She did accounting, checked the cars and customers in and out, and basically anything else that was needed. We started selling cars and trucks off that lot, and soon opened “Truck City” next door. Diane moved over there to do deal work and help our GM, John McGraw.

While Truck City was booming, CMA acquired the Pontiac Cadillac Nissan dealership on Main Street…
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Kids & Car Safety


Effective July 1, 2019, children are required by Virginia law to be in a rear-facing car seat until at least age two. Keep them rear-facing for as long as they fit the height and weight limitations set by the car seat manufacturer. Once they outgrow the rear-facing seat, kids are still required to be in a child restraint device (forward-facing and then booster as they grow) until they are 8 years of age.

Children should not ride in the front seat until they are at least 8 years old and 4’9” tall. Front seat belts and air bags are…
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CMA's Relay 4 Community Health Team

CMA associates Shannah Evans, Cory Potter, Maria Parry, Chan Moore, Linda Moon & Richard Moon

CMA was proud to sponsor and participate in the Relay 4 Community Health, a partnership between United Way TJA and the Piedmont Family YMCA. The event promotes community health and healthy lifestyles, raises funds for the prevention of chronic diseases like type II diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and more.

In addition to the Relay, CMA supports United Way through the Day of…
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CMA at VADA 2019

 


CMA's Controllers, Executive team, and other associates & family members attended the VADA Convention last week. Held at the Greenbrier in WV, the event included education, networking, and a little bit of fun. The picture above was taken of our team after the "Alice in Wonderland" themed dinner. Hence, the outfits!

CMA has been a part of the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association since it was first formed in 1943 (it went by another name at…
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CMA's Honda Week of Service

 
CMA's mission is Moving Lives Forward. When it comes to our communities, we move lives forward by partnering with local non-profits that make Virginia such a special place to live.

CMA's two Honda dealerships participate in the Honda Week of Service every year. Each store chooses a local non-profit and spends time volunteering to accomplish what that organization needs the most.

This year, CMA's Valley Honda chose Creative Works Farm, a non-profit…
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