FREDRICKSBURG, Va. — Rio Car Wash announced it had a successful Nov. 11 as part of the Grace for Vets program, according to a press release.

Grace for Vets is an international, charitable effort consisting of carwashes that provide free washes to veterans and active duty military on Veterans Day, stated the release.

The carwash gave away 654 free washes to service personnel and veterans for the one-day event, reported the release, which figures to be a value of more than $7,000 among the four Rio Car Wash locations in Virginia.

“This was our most successful year yet in terms of the number of washes we were able to provide,” said Jeff Small, owner of Rio Car Wash, in the release. “We are happy and honored to be able to provide this small token of our appreciation to those serving our country and assuring our freedoms.”

The Professional Carwashing & Detailing editors recently featured Rio Car Wash’s participation in Grace for Vets in a recent edition of Carwash eNews. You can find this coverage here.

Established in 1995, continued the release, Rio Car Wash has grown to four locations in Virginia which feature state-of-the-art, all soft cloth equipment and premium brand automotive car care products.

The carwash chain aims to minimize its impact on the environment by using reclaimed, treated and recycled water as well as safe, biodegradable and phosphate-free wash solutions, noted the release, and is committed to giving back to the community through charitable support for local groups and organizations.

You can find the release here.

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