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Dunn Tire Participating in Stars for Heroes Program

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Posted: Monday, May 21st 2018

Company hopes to raise more than $10,000 for WNY Heroes

BUFFALO, NY – Dunn Tire, Western New York's leading tire retailer and automotive services provider, is giving customers a chance to be a hero in support of the area's many military heroes by participating in the Stars for Heroes program.

Throughout the month of May, customers at all 29 Dunn Tire locations in New York and Pennsylvania will be able to purchase a special star in support of WNY Heroes, a local veterans' assistance organization. For a minimum donation of $1, customers can purchase the star and put their name and a message of support on it. The stars will be displayed throughout the store during May. Dunn Tire officials hope to raise more than $10,000 for WNY Heroes through the program.

"There are so many brave, honorable military veterans living in our community who deserve our gratitude and, more important, our support, in recognition of their service and sacrifice," said Robert Clark, managing director of retail operations, Dunn Tire. "The work that WNY Heroes does for, with and on behalf of our community's veterans is remarkable. As a local company, we are happy to support them in their mission to support other veterans here in Western New York, and we hope our customers will once again join the effort."

Dunn Tire has a strong history with Western New York's veterans' community. The company has raised more than $30,000 for WNY Heroes through various fundraising efforts, and has previously partnered with others to provide local veterans new, safe seasonal tires for their vehicles.

Founded in 2007, WNY Heroes provides veterans, members of the armed services and the widows & children of the deceased veterans with access to essential services, financial assistance and resources that support their lives and sustain their dignity.

Established in 1973, Dunn Tire operates 15 retail locations across Western New York. In addition to a world-class selection of tires and tire-related services, including seasonal tire changeover, tire rotation, alignment, and flat tire repairs, Dunn Tire offers a full complement of automotive services. Customers can take advantage of on-site brake and battery services, oil and fluid changes and service, and New York State Inspection service.

About Dunn Tire

Dunn Tire is a Western New York-based tire retailer and automotive service provider. Recently ranked by Tire Business as the 18th largest independent tire retailer in North America, Dunn Tire is also a Top 20 market share holder in the United States within their retail category. Today, there are 30 Dunn Tire retail locations across a footprint from Erie, PA to Syracuse, NY. Dunn Tire has been providing tire and automotive services since 1973.