Hilbish Ford Celebrates 70 Years Of Excellence In Kannapolis

Hilbish Ford celebrates their 70th anniversary

KANNAPOLIS, N.C., Mar 13, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hilbish Ford, located in Kannapolis North Carolina, proudly marks its 70th anniversary this month. Founded on March 19, 1954, by the visionary FG "Buddy" Hilbish, the dealership has been a trusted name in the Kannapolis and Concord communities. Buddy Hilbish, born on April 20, 1924, hails from Piney River, VA. After completing his education at Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia, Buddy was commissioned as an officer in the US Navy, proudly serving in World War II. Following his military service, he attended Harvard Business School, solidifying his foundation in business. Driven by ambition and a passion for the automotive industry, Buddy set a goal to become a Ford Dealer before his 30th birthday.

His determination and hard work paid off when he was appointed as the Ford Dealer in Kannapolis on March 19, 1954, just 30 days before his milestone birthday. Since then, Buddy Hilbish has been a rock in Kannapolis and Concord, displaying unwavering love for his family, staff, church, and the community at large.

As part of its 70th-anniversary celebration, Hilbish Ford proudly reflects on its legacy of giving back. Over the years, the dealership has made significant contributions to various organizations, demonstrating its commitment to community welfare.

Some notable beneficiaries of Hilbish Ford's philanthropy include:

* Boys and Girls Club

* Big Brothers Big Sisters

* Cooperative Christian Ministries

* Cabarrus Partnership for Children

* Habitat for Humanity

* Hospice of Cabarrus County

* Atrium Hospital Foundation

* Rotary

* Kannapolis City Schools Teacher of the Month

* Cabarrus County Schools Teacher of the Month

* Cabarrus Meals on Wheels

* Cabarrus Chamber of Commerce

* Kannapolis Parks and Recreation-sponsored events

* Concord City-sponsored events


* Kannapolis Cannon Ballers-sponsored events

* Kannapolis Police

* Concord Police

* Rowan Cabarrus Community College

* Cabarrus Arts Council

Hilbish Ford's commitment to community service has left an indelible mark on Kannapolis and Concord. The dealership looks forward to many more years of serving its customers with excellence and continuing its tradition of making a positive impact on the community.

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