Oil Can Henry's Franchise Exceeds Original $30,000 Commitment and Raises More than $45,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure

CEO Chris Shepanek presents large check to Komen Execs on August 9 at Oil Can Henry's in Milwaukie, Oregon, 9:00 a.m.

PORTLAND, Ore. // PRNewswire // -- Oil Can Henry's customers rose to the challenge in July and helped the company raise $45,401 to support the Oregon and SW Washington Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to help save lives and end breast cancer. Over the week-long fundraising effort, Oil Can Henry's locations in Oregon and Southwest Washington performed oil changes on 15,746 vehicles. In addition, customers had the opportunity to donate directly to Komen at the time of service.

"The total raised far exceeded our expectations," commented Christine McDonald, Executive Director of the Oregon and SW Washington Affiliate. "Oil Can Henry's showed its commitment to the community through this fundraising effort and is setting an example that others can follow. We're extremely impressed with this company and its dedication to quality and caring."

Oil Can Henry's CEO Chris Shepanek will present a check to Komen executives and board members at the Oil Can Henry's service center located at 14800 SE Webster Rd., Milwaukie, OR on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. PT.

"I am extremely proud of our Oil Can Henry's team, from our service techs, center managers, franchise owners and OCHI staff, who all came together to spread the word about Komen's efforts to find a cure for breast cancer," commented Chris Shepanek. "We are grateful for the overwhelming support of our customers who confirmed our belief that this is a cause that matters to all of us."

Oil Can Henry's provides customers with fast, friendly vehicle maintenance service they can trust. There are 88 Oil Can Henry's service centers located throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington. Formed in 1978 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the company provides customers with a variety of vehicle maintenance services including the Famous 20-Point Full-Service Oil Change. Oil Can Henry's offers a unique service that involves customers in the service and education about their vehicle.

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