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Plaza Tire Service Raises Money for St. Jude Children's Hospital

Posted on December 11, 2017

For the fourth consecutive year, Plaza Tire Service Inc. customers and employees made donations to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The tire dealer raised $17,856.71 at its 62 stores and its corporate office.

Mark Rhodes, left, and Scott Rhodes present Plaza Tire Service's donation to Jenny Pagel-Guile of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Mark Rhodes, left, and Scott Rhodes present Plaza Tire Service's donation to Jenny Pagel-Guile of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Since 2014, Plaza Tire Service has donated more than $56,500 to the children's hospital.

“A cancer diagnosis is hard for anyone, but this is especially true for kids,” says Mark Rhodes, president of Plaza Tire Service. “This is an easy way for us to help raise money to support the care provided by St. Jude’s for children with cancer.”

“With St. Jude, there’s no question your donation is helping children now and in the future,” says Scott Rhodes, vice president of Plaza Tire Service. “They provide world-class care to these kids at no cost to their families and invest in research to continue improving the outcomes for children with cancer.”

Plaza Tire Service has a history of charitable support, and the Rhodes brothers who lead the Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based tire dealership are the winners of Modern Tire Dealer's 2017 Tire Dealer of the Year Award.

Plaza Tire Service ranks No. 18 on the MTD 100.

For more information about Plaza Tire Service, go to www.PlazaTireService.com.

Related Topics: charitable donations, Mark Rhodes, Modern Tire Dealer 100, MTD Tire Dealer of the Year, Plaza Tire Service, Scott Rhodes, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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