Auto Care Clinic Named Business of the Year

The Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2019 Dinner and Awards Gala on Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Held at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, the annual event recognized individuals, businesses, and groups for their contributions to the community. This year, Bill Long’s Auto Care Clinic was awarded Business of the Year. Established in 1993, The Auto Care Clinic is a very successful business with a reputation for providing exemplary customer service. They are also actively engaged in the local community and work with many organizations giving back in a variety of ways, one of which is through their Car Give Away event.  This annual event not only provides a good, used vehicle to a person in need of transportation, but the Longs also maintain that vehicle for one full year.
  • John Vance was awarded Citizen of the Year for both his work in elected office and as a volunteer; 
  • Lisa Rudacille for Education Contributor of the Year; 
  • Lt. Tony Maiatico for Public Safety Contributor of the Year;
  • Mary & Will Carroll were named Entrepreneurs of the Year for the growth of Quality Title since it first opened in the community in 2017; and
  • Blue Ridge Hospice won Nonprofit of the Year.

The most successful business owners understand that customers are the most important thing for your business and tonight’s winner excels at providing customer service. Our Business of the Year honoree has been family owned and operated since 1993. They are well known for their creative and catchy marketing and advertising. They focus on training their staff to provide every customer with a quality experience, every time. They are dedicated to continually learning and growing their business while keeping their customers always in the forefront. They are also committed to the community. They donate to many local organizations and charities, purchase uniforms for local sports teams, are active in the Warren County Rotary Club and much more. They generously coordinate an annual giveaway of a car to someone who cannot afford to purchase a car on their own. Not only do they give a car away, but they also provide a year of service as well. If you haven’t figured it out by now, we are pleased to award Business of the Year to Auto Care Clinic, Bill & Sandy Long.