Business in Brief: New owners offering free car repair to essay winner

New owners offering free car repair to essay winner

Lora Lopas and Greg Porterfield purchased Car Care by Bob on White Spar Road in Prescott last July and renamed it Prescott Car Care.

Now that they’ve got their feet on the ground, they are a launching their first Car Repair Essay Contest.

Anyone in desperate need of car repair may fill out an application and write a two- to four-page essay about their family and the reason they need their car repaired. The repair is limited to mechanical (no body repair or tire replacement) and must be within reason (no new engines/transmissions).

Applications are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. One family will be chosen by Wednesday, Dec. 6, to receive free repairs on their vehicle.

For more information and applications, call 928-776-9528.

Rebrand and conversion of Arizona Inn into GreenTree Inn Prescott Valley

The former Arizona Inn in Prescott Valley has been rebranded as a GreenTree Inn property.

GreenTree Inn Prescott Valley joins GreenTree Sedona and GreenTree Flagstaff in northern Arizona.

Pro Hospitality One PV LLC has inked the deal to be the first United States franchise for GreenTree Inn. Pro Hospitality One PV will operate under the franchise agreement.

The property is located at 7875 E. Highway 69. Renovations and updates to the facility have been ongoing and will continue through 2018, said Kevin Brooks, managing director, GreenTree Hospitality Group.