Nationwide® presents funding to HCC Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Academy

March 31, 2017



Nationwide® presented the Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Academy with a $2,500 check through the I-CAR Foundation. The funding will provide a new mobile welding fume extractor and a paint mil gauge for the auto collision repair and refinishing program.
Matt Pietrowicz of Nationwide® stated the insurance company also plans to donate cars to assist in the effort to train our students on newer model vehicles which include aluminum body, electric and hybrid types.
HCC Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing is excited to have Nationwide® “on our side” to help keep us on the forefront of the automotive industry.

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