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CREF Board Of Trustees Welcomes Two New Members

Keith Bell and Mark Verbois join the board.

CREF Raises $100,000 At 20th Annual Golf Fundraiser

The fundraiser, co-hosted by PPG Automotive Finishes, was held on July 19 at the Edgewood Country Club in Pittsburgh.

CREF Announces Donation of Nearly 1,000 Quarter Panels

Quarter panels will be distributed to more than 100 schools, immediately impacting more than 3,000 students by allowing them to practice skills.

2009 CREF Scholarship Winner Pays it Forward

Susan Bock’s journey serves as an inspiring example of the heights that can be reached with a desire to grow.

CREF Introduces 2022 Executive Committee

The committee of seven industry professionals will work to support the industry through engagement with collision schools and students.

ITT Nominates Christopher O’Shea for Board of Directors
CREF Opens Applications For Benchmark Grant

Schools can receive up to $25,000 in funding.

Collision Industry To Fund Consumer-Facing PSA Campaign

CREF announced Operative Talent, a car rebuild fundraising initiative with the goal of addressing the collision industry’s aging workforce by highlighting collision repair as a viable career path.

Enterprise Supports 5 Schools Through CREF

The Collision School Career Readiness Benchmark Grants recognize schools that excel at educating students in collision repair, but due to strained school budgets, the programs require additional financial assistance.

CREF Invites Students to Design-and-Create Competition

Art Meets Automotive offers students a chance to showcase their creativity by designing and creating a project using their favorite skillset: painting, sculpting, welding or a combination of them all.