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2019 Bud Smail Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund Recipients

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In 1986, Bud, Jim and Bill Smail established the Bud Smail Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of their father, Bud Smail Sr., who was the founder of the business. Bud Sr. believed in young people and their pursuit of education. It seemed a filling tribute to establish the scholarship fund and encourage employees and/or their children to follow their educational pathways.
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Smail Auto Group: Feherty's Troops First Foundation

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Feherty's Troops First Foundation consists of 4 important initiatives that provide housing to wounded veterans and their families, establish valuable connections among service members to give them a critical support network in an effort to combat the veteran suicide crisis, coordinate a unique opportunity for service members to leave the battlefield on their own terms, and provide service dogs to assist in everyday life.
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Smail Auto Group Receives Elisabeth B. McCullough Award

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Smail Auto Group has received the Elisabeth B. McCullough Award. The award, which was created in 1996 to honor Elisabeth “Libby” McCullough for her support of Magee, is given to those who demonstrate ‘remarkable energy, dedication and success in fundraising for Magee-Womens Research Institute.’ 
Since 2012, Smail has donated over $224,000 to Magee in support of clinical, research and educational activities. 
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Old Joe Club Charities' Westmoreland Croquet Club Tournament 2017

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The 28th Annual Westmoreland Croquet Club Tournament was held this past Sunday at the Westmoreland Community College in Youngwood. The event, a fundraiser for the Old Joe Club Charities, is one of the largest nationally sanctioned matches in the country and is the most prized event of its kind in our community.


“This actually is the largest of the ones we’ve had,” said Ernie Vallozzi, president of Old Joe Club Charities. “It’s spectacular, the weather is perfect. We’ll be entertaining about 1800 guests today.”


Amy Dicesere, event coordinator of the Westmoreland Croquet Club adds...

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Smail Donations During May and Shop 'n Save "Earn Your Wings" Campaign for Feherty's Troops First Foundation

The month of May is Military Appreciation Month, and Smail Auto Group and Shop 'n Save like to take this time to show our appreciation by raising funds for our military and their families. Smail Auto Group will donate $125 to Feherty's Troops First Foundation for every vehicle sold or leased in the month of May. Shop 'n Saves stores will be collecting donations from the community through their "Earn Your Wings" campaign.

Donations and contributions to Troops First is an integral part of the organization's success. "We actually survive on private sector donations," said Rick Kell...
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Smail Auto Group Supports Feherty's Troops First Foundation in May

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In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, Smail Auto Group will donate $125 to the Feherty's Troops First Foundation for every vehicle sold during the month of May.
Let’s show our deep gratitude  to those who have bravely served our country by helping them now in their time of need. When you buy or lease a new or pre-owned vehicle this month at any of Smail Auto Group's locations, you’ll be supporting “Feherty’s Troops First Foundation," and you’ll be making a difference in the lives of a wounded service member. 

They Deserve Our Thanks…
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Pink Pamper’s First “Bubble Ball” Helps Women Support Women with Cancer

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Put on your dancing shoes, and get ready for an evening of dancing, dinner, drinks and fun as our friends at Pink Pamper hold their inaugural "Bubble Ball" Friday, May 5th 2017 at the Carnegie Science Center. Pink Pamper - a non-profit organization of women who help other women by raising awareness and funds for those impacted by the financial hardship of cancer and domestic violence - is hosting this "girls night out for girls of all ages" as a fundraiser for their HaLoFund charity.

While Pink Pamper raises money through a variety of charities throughout the year. the Bubble Ball will…
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