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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, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 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 cause.
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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 to Disneyland.
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.
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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.