Dick Hannah Dealerships Provides Vehicle to Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Guest Maestro

Vancouver, WA, March 09, 2011 --(PR.com)-- For 15 years Dick Hannah Dealerships has provided the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s guest maestro, Salvador Brotons, a vehicle for use while visiting from Barcelona, Spain. Salvador Brotons returns each season to lead The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (www.vancouversymphony.org) and inspire the audience with his enthusiasm and expertise. He is the conductor and music director of his native Barcelona Valles Symphony Orchestra and the Balearic Islands Symphony Orchestra in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in SW Washington by providing symphonic music of the highest caliber. A vital part of their mission is to educate the youth of SW Washington to understand and appreciate classical music. They help to generate enthusiasm among new audiences in the community through concerts, education programs, musicians in the schools and the Young Artists Competition.

Family owned since 1949, Dick Hannah Dealerships is dedicated to providing excellent customer service, maintaining a positive and productive work environment, and conducting business in a way that promotes the highest principles of integrity and ethical behavior. Dick Hannah Dealerships features franchise auto dealers selling both new cars and used cars through their Acura, Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, Toyota-Scion and Volkswagen Dealerships. As the largest privately owned auto dealer company in the state of Washington, Dick Hannah Dealerships is also setting the standard for environmental best practices for automobile dealerships. Teaming up with the National Arbor Day Foundation (www.arborday.org), Dick Hannah Dealerships plants a tree with every car they sell. So far, close to 50,000 trees have been planted.

Dick Hannah’s Collision Center recently converted to the all-new environmentally sound PPG Envirobase High Performance waterborne painting system (www.ppg.com/coatings/refinish/en/products/envirobase/Pages/default.aspx). “In our area of the country, thinking green is a way of life,” says Rick Stoker, director of Dick Hannah Collision Center (www.dickhannahcollisioncenter.com). “For us, being responsible stewards of environment is simply the right thing to do.” To learn more visit www.dickhannah.com.

For more information please contact:
Kent VanArnam
Director of Marketing

Dick Hannah Dealerships
Sonja Stevenson
360 944 3243