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CMA Partnering with Charlottesville Climate Collaborative


CMA’s Colonial Nissan is excited about partnering with Charlottesville Climate Collaborative. C3’s Driving Climate Solutions campaign will introduce broad sections of our community to Electric Vehicles (EVs) by documenting the first hand experiences of some of our neighbors.

First up is Teri Kent, also known as "Better World Betty". She shared her driving experience on the C3 blog. CLICK HERE to read it.
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CMA Goes Pink!


If you see a CMA associate wearing this t-shirt at any of our dealerships, it's not just to raise awareness in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each of those CMA owners made small contributions to the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation in order to get those shirts. VBCF is a statewide, Richmond-based nonprofit committed to the eradication of breast cancer through education and advocacy. VBCF advocates for health policies and research that benefit Virginians…
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CMA Donates to Local Pediatric Cancer Organizations


CMA took action during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month by giving back to local organizations that support children and their families as the kids undergo cancer treatment. CMA has dealerships in five Virginia cities, and each region selected a local non-profit to support during the month of September. 
“CMA’s vision is Moving Lives Forward, and that includes moving lives forward within our communities,” said Liza Borches, CMA’s fourth-generation President & CEO, “As a local business…
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CMA at United Way Day of Caring

The CMA team was proud to participate in United Way's Day of Caring in Charlottesville on September 25, 2019. The Day of Caring is an opportunity for local non-profits to get volunteers to work on projects that aren't covered by their grants and staff. CMA volunteered at Piedmont CASA - Charlottesville, an organization that trains Court Appointed Special Advocates who work one-on-one with abused and endangered children to assist the courts in determining the…
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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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