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Recycled Rides event with Procraft CARSTAR

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Great Falls, MT - Procraft CARSTAR auto body, in partnership with State Farm® and the YWCA,  will be presenting a 2008 Dodge Caravan to Donna Butler in a ceremony and reception at 917 Central Ave. in Great Falls Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 10 a.m.

This is Procraft CARSTAR's second opportunity to participate in the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides program.  State Farm donated the slightly damaged vehicle and Lithia Dodge donated parts.  Procraft CARSTAR and Procraft Automotive & Truck Repair did the repairs.   The YWCA served as the non-profit sponsor to select the recipient.  Some other local businesses have donated items to make this a truly special event.

"We are exceptionally pleased with the results of the project," states Steve Howard, Procraft CARSTAR's owner. "I want to thank our staff as well as all who made contributions.  Without them, reaching this exciting moment would not have been possible. We invite the public and other interested parties to join us when we present the vehicle to the lucky recipient. The brief ceremony followed by a reception will take place at our location of 917 Central Ave. in Great Falls, on Wednesday, December 16 at 10 a.m."

Janet Duffy, YWCA Executive Director, says, "We have watched her struggle and are so grateful for the opportunity for Donna to have a vehicle of her own.  It will truly restore some of her personal power and independence!"

The National Auto Body Council is a not-for-profit organization committed to the goal of improving the image of all dedicated professionals in the collision repair industry.  For more information on the Recycled Rides program, call 888-667-7433 or visit www.nationalautobodycouncil.org.

Media Opportunities:  Pre-event interviews with the principals and coverage of the actual event to spotlight the collaboration it takes to accomplish this and to tell story of the recipient.

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About Procraft CARSTAR , Procraft Automotive & Truck Repair and Procraft Diesel Performance & Repair

Procraft CARSTAR auto body experts has been serving Great Falls and the surrounding communities since 1985. It is nationally franchised and offers both a local and a nationwide warrantee. Procraft Automotive & Truck Repair is a full service automotive center and is a Napa AutoCare Center.  Procraft Diesel Performance & Repair is the latest addition to the services provided.  The businesses are locally owned and operated.

About State Farm®:
The mission of State Farm is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of auto, home and individual life insurance in the United States. Its 18,000 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve more than 82 million policies and accounts – nearly 80 million auto, home, life, health and commercial policies, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 41 on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com.

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