Brown Bear Car Wash offers free car washes on Thursday

  • Herald staff
  • Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:21am
  • Life

Is your car a little dusty after a few rain-less days?

Brown Bear Car Wash wants to help. In celebration of the company’s 57th anniversary, Brown Bear Car Wash is offering free car washes on Thursday at all of their 21 automated “tunnel wash” locations.

Brown Bear’s Everett location is at 3523 Broadway.

Here’s a press release from the company:

Brown Bear Car Wash offers free car washes today in celebration of 57th anniversary

Over the last eight years, the Seattle-based company has washed over 200,000 cars during its annual “free car wash days”

WHAT: Brown Bear will be giving away free “Bear Essential” car washes today (Aug. 21) at all of their 21 automated “tunnel wash” locations. The family-owned, Seattle-based company is celebrating its 57th anniversary.

Last year’s anniversary event alone generated 27,223 complementary washes.

WHEN: TODAY—(Thursday, August 21), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

WHERE: Brown Bear’s 21 automated “tunnel wash” sites. Visit www.brownbear.com for locations throughout the Puget Sound area.

NOTABLE:

—For the past eight years Brown Bear has provided over 200,000 free washes on the company’s anniversary and Veterans Day.

—Founder and owner Vic Odermat started Brown Bear in Seattle in 1957 with one location at 15th Ave West in Seattle. Through its parent company, Car Wash Enterprises, Inc., Brown Bear owns and operates a total of 41 car wash facilities in Washington State as well as a large network of gas stations and convenience stores.

— It is one of the largest privately held car wash chains in the U.S. and is widely recognized within the industry as being a leader in the environmental movement.

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