Cheseldine CarWash in California Maryland, in conjunction with over 1,900 other car wash locations provided FREE car washes to veterans and military service personnel, through the Grace for Vets FREE Wash Program, on November 12, 2012. The FREE washes are given to honor and recognize those that have and are serving in the armed forces.
Grace for Vets was founded by Mike Mountz, owner of Cloister Wash & Lube, in 2004. The program continues to grow and expand its reach of honoring military service each year as additional car washes register under the program to give FREE washes. Currently there is participation from all 50 United States, and three other countries, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In 2011, 638 wash operators, totaling 1,446 locations washed 119,317 military service vehicles on November 11th. Cheseldine CarWash was happy to be able to honor local service men and woman on Military service personnel were encouraged to visit the Grace for Vets website at www.graceforvets.org to find participating washes, if Cheseldine Carwash location wasn’t in their area. “We’re excited that the program has expanded internationally as it allows more military service to be honored, says the owner of Cheseldine CarWash. ... I’m proud to be a part of an industry that continually supports our military.”