BRUNER AUTO FAMILY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS WITH CHEVROLET

BRUNER AUTO FAMILY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS WITH CHEVROLET

Dwain & CarolynBruner Recognized for Five Continuous Decades of Partnership   August 1, 2012 – A lot is riding on theBruner Auto Family, as more than 25,000 Chevrolets have been sold throughoutthe last 50 years by the multi-plex dealership’s third-generation owner, DwainBruner. Bruner Auto Family was recognized Monday atits Chevrolet dealership in Stephenville as the family-owned automotive groupcelebrated 50 years with General Motors’ Chevrolet Division. In attendance weredignitaries including: Tim Hughes, Zone Manager – Chevrolet Division, General Motors The Honorable Kenny Weldon, Mayor of the City of Stephenville The Honorable Sid Miller, Texas State Representative John Morris, Assistant Athletic Director of Baylor University {{more}} Dr. F. Dominic Dottavio, President of Tarleton State University Dr. Ben Macklin, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Stephenville In the mid 1920’s, Charlie Bruner owned a gasstation outside of Corsicana in Kerens.He brought his son Vernon into the family business in 1927, addedautomobile sales and called his new place Bruner Chevrolet. Three years later, Vernon welcomed his sonDwain as new car salesman. Afterattending Baylor University and completing time in the Navy, Dwain returnedhome to the family business. In 1962,Dwain opened his own Bruner Chevrolet in Wolfe City and then expanded into thelarger Stephenville market in 1969.Dwain’s son Greg arrived to the car business in 1984, and Brunerexpanded to Brownwood in 2007. “This year marks 101 years of Chevroletproduction in the United States, 85 years of Bruner involvement in the autobusiness and now 50 years for Dad’s hard work selling Chevrolets,” said GregBruner, president of Bruner Auto Family.”Achieving 50 years as a sales partner with General Motors Chevrolet Divisionis a remarkable achievement, offered only a handful of times each year.” ABOUT BRUNER AUTO FAMILY Bruner Auto Family is the largest GMdealership in the area, carrying Cadillac, GMC, Chevrolet and Buick under oneroof. The dealership also offers anextensive selection of commercial trucks.Bruner serves Chevy, Buick, GMC, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Cadillac andToyota customers from the following communities and their surrounding areas –Stephenville, Brownwood, Granbury, Cleburne, Glen Rose and Hamilton. The familyalso owns and operates a pre-owned automotive dealership in Glen Rose, as wellas The Car Wash at Bruner’s in Stephenville,