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Car Care Awareness Day, Saturday, April 9

Car Care Awareness Day, Saturday, April 9

Students enrolled in the Automotive Trades curriculums at Alfred State College will celebrate National Car Care Awareness Month in April by hosting their annual Car Care Awareness Day on Saturday, April 9, 2011, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the automotive trades lab on the School of Applied Technology Campus, Wellsville, with a variety of FREE services. Signs will be posted to direct participants.

Community members are encouraged to bring their cars and light trucks to campus for the following FREE check-up performed by Alfred State College automotive students: lights, fluids, tires, battery, belts and pulleys, and an under-hood inspection. Every car that goes through the inspection process will also receive a car wash FREE of charge.

Additionally, faculty members Eric Wilmot will present “Car Checks 101: Learn How to Be More ‘Car Care Aware” in the senior automotive shop at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m.

As an added feature, the ACCORD (Allegany County Community Opportunities and Rural Development) Corp. will offer car seat inspections, checking for appropriate fit and installation of the car seats.

The cars’ drivers can avail themselves of FREE blood pressure checks performed by Alfred State College nursing students.

Leading automotive manufacturers and local repair shop owners will also be on hand displaying new products for vehicles.

For additional information, please call the Automotive Trades Department at (585) 593-6270, ext. 3117 or (607) 587-3117.