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note from the President ... With the leadership of our Executive Director and outstanding staff, Cars for Neighbors again exceeded our goals for 2016. Due to the difficulty of our clients to keep a job without personal transportation, we have concentrated on reducing the number of cars needing additional repairs after they have been given to a neighbor in need. We are proud to say that it has been reduced from 57% in 2013 to only 13% in 2016. This is a testament to our volunteers working on Car Care Saturdays and our car repair partner garages that help us to diagnose and then repair the vehicles that we are able to give away. Cars for Neighbors thanks everyone involved for their hard work. Cars for Neighbors has an active, diverse, and conscience Board of Directors giving great input and advice. With their help, I expect 2017 to again be a very productive year. Donald C Strenge, Our team ... EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE PRESIDENT Don Strenge VICE PRESIDENT Jill Ide PAST PRESIDENT Nicole Swanson Cars for Neighbors Volunteer Bolt Hoffer Boyd Law Firm Anoka County Job Training Center SECRETARY Joe McKenzie TREASURER Robin Schnaidt Ripple Connects, Inc. Numbers LLC DIRECTORS Mike Cotten Donna Hunt Kevin Leonard Cottens’ NAPA Auto Parts Anoka County Employee Emerald Bay Performance, Inc. Cyrea Lynch * Farook Meah Ron Nordin Michelle Super * Trott Brook Financial Retired Mary T Inc. Super Consulting Services, LLC STAFF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Jim Huff BUSINESS & FINANCIAL MANAGER Lori Chaddock TOWING COORDINATOR Tom Kosel COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER Stephanie Szeremeta CAR CARE SATURDAY PARTNER Mark & Barb Koloff Meineke Ham Lake President, Board of Directors 1 | Cars for Neighbors • 1201 89th Ave NE, Suite 230 • Blaine, MN 55434 * partial year 763.717.7755 • carsforneighbors.org