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2017 3rd Annual Road Rally Second Chances Garage

Time for the 2017 Rally! Please join us for this years No-Foolin' Rally! Here are the details you need and a registration form is below. When: April 1, 2017 - No, really! That's when it is!  What is a Rally?: The rally pits teams of 2 or more people per car to look for clues along [...]

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Second Chances Garage Steers Grant Funds to Cover Driver’s Education Costs

From The Frederick News Post, By Lindsay Powers lpowers@newspost.com  Jun 19, 2016 Ann Ryan said the Housing Authority of the city of Frederick often gets requests for help getting an “essential tool” — a driver’s license. A big hurdle for some seeking a license is the cost of driver’s education classes, said Ryan, the nonprofit organization’s [...]

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Teens learn responsibility, life skills working at local businesses

The Frederick News -  Monday, September 1, 2014  By Ed Waters Jr. News-Post Staff “It was the first time I had an ‘intern,’ though I do have volunteers,” said Rick Trawick, owner of the auto business.  Vehicles are donated to the garage, and Trawick works on them and sells them to low-income residents so they [...]

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Catoctin High School junior isn’t afraid of getting dirty

From The Frederick News Tuesday, August 26, 2014 By Ike Wilson News-Post Staff Brianne Selders works on replacing an electric window regulator on a vehicle at the Second Chances Garage in Frederick recently where she was a summer intern. Selders is the only girl in the  Frederick County Career and Technology Center's auto body/collision repair program. Brianne Selders made a name [...]

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Second Chances Garage Road Rally 2015

Article by Stephen R. Parnes, Frederick, MD. -  Courtesy Photo from The Frederick News-Post Dec 22, 2015 It was a picture-perfect day, a perfect day for a drive in the country, as my parents would say. Indeed, the sky was brilliantly blue, the sun was a shimmering gold, and there was a cool fall crispness in the air— [...]

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Used Car From Nonprofit Gives Freedom Back To Frederick Family

From The Frederick News-Pilot By Jen Fifield News-Post Staff Nov 22, 2014 They call her Gladice because she is old and graceful. Never mind her flaking paint and the 139,000 miles she has already traveled. She rides smooth and doesn't break down.   The Edmonds family, of Frederick, loves Gladice for who she is: a 1994 Buick [...]

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Second Chances Garage Provides Wheels For Those In Need

From The Frederick News-Pilot By Marissa Horn Aug 2, 2015 Cynthia Brotemarkle had to make two bus connections and walk some ways to get to her job at Goodwill on Buckeystown Pike. Only one bus runs the rural route between Frederick and Walkersville, so some evenings, she wouldn’t get home until 7 or 8 p.m., she [...]

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Three Frederick County Nonprofits Pitch In To Help Veterans

From The Frederick News-Post By Sylvia Carignan scarignan@newspost.com Dec 10, 2015 At Second Chances Garage, Mike Slinkard picked up the keys to a vehicle that would get a houseful of veterans back on their feet. Three nonprofit organizations, all started by Frederick County residents, are working together to help the men living at Building Veterans’ Brunswick [...]

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New York Times Features Second Chances Garage In Article

Transportation Emerges as Crucial to Escaping Poverty From The New York Times, The Upshot, Mikayla Bouchard MAY 7, 2015 James Baker was pedaling to work along a slick, snow-covered road in Frederick County, Md., when a traffic light changed abruptly. He braked and skidded to the ground, unhurt but making a mess of his clothes [...]

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