The Coast News Group

Oceanside chamber names car dealer Patriotic Partner

COAST CITIES — Classic Chariots, at 1611 W. Vista Way was named as 2012 Patriotic Partner of the Year by Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. July 18.Classic Chariots, family-owned and operated for 20 years, has hired wives of deployed soldiers, offers discounts and financing for military personnel, contributes to the service and maintenance of soldiers’ cars, as well as buying back cars of soldiers being deployed.

Classic Chariots has sponsored a Kids First Fair, Mud Run, Golf with a Hero, and Trees for Troops. Classic Chariot’s supports these events by donating money and time, giving out car washes, oil changes and other prizes. At the Kids Fair, not only did Classic Chariots donate their time and money, but also gave away 20 bikes.

Whenever a soldier is getting deployed or moving out of state, Classic Chariots will step up and buy their car, even if they did not purchase it from the company. They will also be there for the family while the soldier is deployed providing oil changes and service ensuring that the family is driving a safe car.

Being patriotic is a part of Classic Chariots business philosophy and a duty that it has taken upon itself to make a contribution to society. The United States government has also recognized Classic Chariots for their patriotism and has granted them the privilege of having a satellite lot at Miramar.