First Store Grand Opening of 2018 Celebrated in Cross Roads, TX

There was reason to celebrate this month at Firestone Complete Auto Care’s first store grand opening of 2018 in Cross Roads, Texas. Bridgestone Retail Operations opened the newest Firestone Complete Auto Care retail tire and automotive service location in the Dallas suburb on March 2nd, joining more than 235 Firestone Complete Auto Care stores across the Lone Star State.

Cross Roads mayor Steve Smith attended the grand opening and spoke during the ribbon-cutting ceremony. He was joined by several local dignitaries, including the town councilman, county commissioner, and representatives from the Governor’s office and Aubrey Chamber of Commerce.

After the ribbon cutting, families enjoyed a variety of activities – most notably, watching the iconic monster truck Bigfoot’s two car crush performances! Dallas Cowboys fans were excited to meet Tony Casillas, a former player, who celebrated the event, signed autographs, and took pictures with attendees.

Firestone's Bigfoot Monster Truck
The one and only Bigfoot monster truck gets ready to put on an exciting car crushing performance for grand opening visitors!

Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) is committed to serving the communities where it does business, and this was highlighted at the grand opening. Firestone Complete Auto Care manager Gary Hewitt presented local law enforcement and firefighters with a contribution to acknowledge and thank them for their service to the Cross Roads community. Tom Auble, BSRO Central Division Vice President, presented Mike Simpson, Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County CEO, with a $10,000 donation as part of the company’s national Driving Great Futures partnership with the organization. This donation will help the Collin County clubs provide a safe, productive environment for local kids and teens during critical out-of-school hours.

Firestone Complete Auto Care donation to Aubrey, TX fire department
Firestone Complete Auto Care manager Gary Hewitt presented local law enforcement and firefighters with a contribution to thank them for their service to the Cross Roads community.
Firestone Complete Auto Care donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County, TX
Tom Auble, BSRO Central Division Vice President, presented Mike Simpson, Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County CEO, with a $10,000 donation.

The new Cross Roads location gives Texas drivers more access to industry-leading Bridgestone tires and Firestone tires, and provides neighborhood drivers with access to convenient and trusted automotive service. To help Texas drivers proactively maintain their tires, the store also provides year-round free tire inflation pressure checks and complimentary tread assessments.

“We are excited to expand our footprint in Texas and bring trusted retail tire and automotive service to Cross Roads,” said Joe Venezia, president of BSRO. “Through our relationships with important community partners, new jobs and industry-leading service, we look forward to establishing our presence as a good neighbor.”

Visit Firestone Complete Auto Care in Cross Roads, Texas at 11980 US Highway 380 today!

Exterior view of Cross Roads, Texas Firestone Complete Auto Care store Interior view of Cross Roads, Texas Firestone Complete Auto Care store

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