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January 10, 2019: Bud’s Tire Pros Helps Recognize Veterans At Cal Baptist Basketball Games
Read our write up on Tire Review, and see more photos on our California Baptist College Veteran's Recognition page.
Sept 10th: This past weekend we had the privilege of being the Title Sponsor for the Riverside Police Foundation Gala. Once again we are honored to support this event and all of the great programs they fund!
August 29th: We were happy to once again support another wonderful program at Liberty Elementary School this past week. Liberty Elem participates in the No excuses university program which is a national network to instill the belief that no matter where you come from you can go to college. They instill that belief in many ways to their students including having students wear their college shirt each and every Wednesday. Our donation will help fund these T-shirt’s to ensure that all students have a college shirt to wear each Wednesday!
June 14th: Congratulations to Monica DeHaro from Liberty Elementary for winning a trip for her family to Disneyland! Monica was one of 17 students at Liberty who had perfect attendance for the entire year! We are so happy to be able to award this special trip to Monica and her family! And also thank you to the 6th grade class for a special recognition gift for our support of the school!!
June 14th: Congratulations to Jolene Del Rosario from Towngate Elementary in Moreno Valley! Jolene was the winner of the perfect attendance drawing this morning. She has won a trip to Disneyland for her and her family courtesy of Buds Tire and Wheel! Congratulations Jolene! We are very proud of you and all the other students who earned perfect attendance this past school year!
Presented by SilverLakes, The Press-Enterprise H.S. GameTime Athlete and Coach of the Year Awards were held on Tuesday,
June 5 at Riverside Convention Center, celebrating student-athletes in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Former NFL All-Pro running back Christian Okoye served as keynote speaker. Okoye, a track star at Azusa Pacific University
and a fullback with the Kansas City Chiefs, encouraged the athletes to “take advantage of every opportunity you are
An audience of 300 cheered and applauded as 54 students and coaches were presented with awards for their accomplishments
in fall, winter and spring sports. Special awards were also given for community involvement, mentorship and academic
excellence, along with awarding top male and female Athletes of the Year.
The Press-Enterprise published an eight-page H.S. GameTime section in yesterday’s Sunday paper listing award winners
and profiling several of the top athletes.
Read more about the athletes here -
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It's was Bud's Tire Pros night at CBU (California Baptist University) on Saturday night! What a great night of family
fun and entertainment. While spending some quality time with family and friends, we watched a great game of CBU basketball,
all courtesy of Bud's Tire & Wheel Tire Pros. CBU played Notre Dame De Namur. This was at the new CBU (5000+
seat) Regional Arena. CBU is also being moved up to NCAA1 this year.
Bud set up as many members and friends that his customers could bring! Each time they registered they received five tickets
to the game at no cost. In addition to the free tickets, if they stopped by Bud's Tire Pros booth and entered for
a chance to win a new set of tires for their vehicle during the halftime show, Bud also gave them 50% off on their
next oil change.
During the game's halftime, the Riverside Police and Fire departments played a five minute Boots vs. Badges exhibition
game and the winner received a $500 gift certificate from Bud's Tire & Wheel Tire Pros (Bud ended up paying both
teams). Throughout the night, Bud sponsored a Bud’s Tire Pros tire roll (winner and loser won free Oil changes).
Bud also sponsored a half court shot to win Continental tires. Bud also acknowledged two CBU Alumni Vets who served
Over 500 of Bud’s customers took advantage of the generosity that Bud provided.
Nobody Beat Buds. BETTER CHOICES. BETTER PRICES. BETTER SERVICE.
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Congratulations to Bud Luppino for receiving the Hero for Heroes award from the City of Moreno Valley this morning
recognizing his service to our country and to our veterans. What an honor it was to be among so many heroes,
including a veteran who was in the first aircraft shot down in World War 2.
On July 21, 2017,
Bud's Tire and Wheel - Bud's Tire Pros teamed up with
Ben Clymers The Body Shop - Automotive Repairs,
Auto Club of Southern California and several other companies in the Inland Empire to award a 2014
Honda Civic to Delilah Real. Mrs. Real was nominated by
Community Connect, a nonprofit organization in Riverside. She was selected for the award based on her
need and commitment to family and career aspirations. For her first year of ownership of the
Honda Civic, Bud’s Tire Pros will provide new tires, brakes and one-year free maintenance. This
is the 5th consecutive year that Bud’s Tire Pros has supported this worthy cause.
Bud Luppino was privileged to be part of the NATEF evaluation team working with Valley View High School to become
ASE certified as an automotive training facility.
Las Vegas (November 1, 2016) – Bud’s Tire Pros, an independent tire dealer with 3 locations around Riverside,
Calif., has been named the Finalist for the 2016 Tire Review Top Shop Award.
Now in its tenth year, the Tire Review Top Shop Award, presented by Coats, seeks to honor the “best of the
best” independent tire dealers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Bud’s Tire Pros, with 3 locations serving the Riverside, California area was founded 20 years ago. The dealership
is owned and operated by Bud Luppino. The prestigious honor was announced the Tire Industry Association’s
Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony in Las Vegas last night.
Tire Review’s Top Shop contest evaluates dealers of all sizes and types, honoring independent tire dealers
that best epitomize the key attributes and values of a highly successful business, who are an ideal representative
of the industry in the areas of: customer service and retention, training and education, merchandising and promotion,
professional standards and conduct, appearance, solid business management, community involvement, business growth,
achievement and innovation.
“Being selected as a Top Shop finalist is a fantastic honor for Bud’s Tire Pros and for all of our employees,”
said Bud Luppino, owner of the company.
Bud’s Tire & Wheel Tire Pros received the TIRE DEALERS HUMANITARIAN AWARD at the recent Tire Industry
Associations’ Show. Bud Luppino was recognized for his charitable and public service work out of over
40,000 North American Independent Tire Dealers, Retreaders and Wholesalers
The Press-Enterprise celebrated the Best of Inland Empire at a special reception on Wednesday, September
7, 2016 at Mario’s Place in Riverside. Bud's won 2 awards Best Tire dealer & best auto service.
This is the 16th year in a row they have won Best Auto Service.
The Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering at California Baptist University, along with KVSH IndyCar Racing
hosted an “Anatomy of an IndyCar” event September 20th, 2016. The parking lot show was geared
toward students interested in STEM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
The event was made possible by the generous sponsors of the Auto Racing Initiative at CBU which include: Gordon
and Jill Bourns; Brenner Fielder & Associates;
Bud’s Tire Pros; Couts Heating and Cooling; ACCO Engineering Systems; “Dr. D”;
CBU College of Engineering Faculty and Staff and Dutton Cadillac.
Bud Luppino, CEO of Bud’s Tire Pros enjoyed the IndyCar perspective from the driver’s seat.
First check from our Allies for Independence fundraiser for the All-terrain Track Wheelchair, in which we
matched the donations we received. This was the first of three events to raise money for this wonderful
If you want to Be part of the Movement to improve a Wounded Veteran's life donate today:
Bud on the cover of the California CEO Magazine. He is joined on his right is Dan Brown, Tire Pros President,
and on his left is Wes Stevenson, Vice President of Operations at Tire Pros.
RIVERSIDE – Members of the Inland business community mingled over appetizers Tuesday at a reception
for the 20th edition of Best of the Inland Empire. The readers choice survey is published annually as
a special section in The Press-Enterprise. The 2015 edition will feature almost 120 profiles of shops,
restaurants, entertainment venues and customer services. Bud's Tire Pros Is proud to be the only
tire shop voted as the best of the Inland Empire, an area with a population of over 2.5 million people.
Because of Bud's ongoing support for a multitude of organizations within his community, Bud was honored by
Tire Business Magazine as Humanitarian of the Year for North America.
Towngate Elementary School Principal Paula Rynders and Bud Luppino, Owner of Bud’s Moreno Valley Tire
Pros presented second grader Amy Lara-Pellecer with her Disneyland tickets. Amy was one of 28 Towngate
students who achieved perfect attendance for the entire school year. The 28 finalist names were put in
a hat and Amy’s name was drawn. Shown here with her younger brother, Bud sends the entire family
The purpose of the program is to raise awareness and increase attendance numbers at Towngate. Since adopting
the school, attendance numbers have steadily increased the past three years.
First Load of Toys Going to the Salvation Army
Bud and Claudia Luppino with Janet Duhaime from Altura Credit Union, our community partner helping with our third
load of toys for the Salvation Army toy drive. Over 300 toys were collected for the cause. Thanks to all
our customer who helped!
Bud with Lt. Kelly Cain, Assistant Director of the Moreno Valley Salvation Army. Picking up another load of toys
at Buds Moreno Valley Tire Pros!
In 2012, Bud was one of five local gentlemen in the Inland Empire honored by the American Diabetes Association
(ADA) as Father of the Year. Bud continues to support this worthy organization in its efforts to raise
awareness about diabetes and to raise funds earmarked for research and support programs.
Engineering students from Martin Luther King High School came to Bud's Tire Pros Orangecrest location for a basic
hydraulic lesson in the shop area. Accompanied by their instructor, Mr. Jeff Dietz, who is also the school's
basketball coach, the group learned the basics of automotive hydraulics as it relates to both cars and equipment.
In October each year, in support of breast cancer awareness, Bud's Tire Pros locations participate in a national
fundraising event for the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Research Fund. During the month of October, Bud's donates
a portion of the sale of brake work to the fund, and each customer gets a free set of brake pads.
Bud Luppino, President/CEO, Bud's Moreno Valley Tire Pros, presents a sponsorship check to Lori Stone, Executive
Director of the March Joint Powers Authority and NFL legend Ron Brown for the first annual U.S. VETS golf
tournament. Bud is Chairman of the U.S. VETS Advisory Board.
Bud Luppino, President/ CEO, Bud's Moreno Valley TirePros, presents a check to Dom Betro, CEO, of Family
Service Association. FSA serves Riverside County with numerous adult and children programs to enhance
their growth and well-being.
Bud shared his business life experiences at the Liberty Elementary School in Riverside. Students at Liberty,
a no excuses school, heard about dedication, never giving up and what it takes to be successful.
Nicole Luppino, VP of HR at Bud's Tire and Wheel, checks readers in for the Dr. Seuss "Read Across America"
Day at JFK Elementary School.
This event is to recognize police officers and their service to the community. Event also recognizes community
partners for their contributions to their local community.
Proudly sponsoring the 5th annual Riverside Police Department Golden Badge! The Golden Badge Awards will be held
at the Riverside Convention Center on Saturday, September 10, 2016, and they will recognize community members
for their commitment to youth. In addition to the awards ceremony there will be a dance floor with music
and a live auction.
If you would like to learn more about RPD Sponsorships >>
If you would like to donate to the Riverside Police Department Foundation >>
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Martin Luther King High School honors veterans every year with their event, King High Remembers, where Juniors
get to spend the morning interviewing veterans about their time in the service. Bud was interviewed by two
exceptional students, Eric Datyelian and Michelle Armenta.
An unexpected surprise came for Towngate Elementary School volunteer, Melva Segura. Melva, who has three children
at the elementary school, donates her time, without pay, to ease the load of teachers and staff. As a reward
for being honored as Towngate Volunteer of the Year, with over 1000 hours this past school year, Bud's Moreno
Valley Tire Pros is thrilled to send Melva and her family to Disneyland.
Marc Brown from Liberty Elementary had a year of perfect attendance, which earned him and his family a trip to
Disneyland, courtesy of Bud's Tire and Wheel.
Bud’s Tire and Wheel has partnered with Habitat for Humanity Riverside to support the Over the Edge fundraiser!
We committed to being a Rope Sponsor to support our veteran services, bringing strength, stability, and self-reliance
to veterans in need of a decent place to live.
“Having served in the Air Force, I understand how important it is to recognize and support the needs of
our veterans. Bud’s Tire and Wheel stands with Habitat for Humanity Riverside in their efforts to provide
safe and affordable housing for veterans and their families.” — Bud Luppino
Representing Bud’s Tire and Wheel by rappelling Over the Edge of Riverside’s City Hall will be David
Tinker, a Navy veteran and Riverside County Sherriff’s Department employee.