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Mark and Derek Veverica, both former oilfield workers, are the owners and creators of Acadiana’s most-loved car wash. But this father and son duo wouldn’t have considered themselves successful without being able to help others. 

“We knew we wanted to pay things forward before we opened,” says Mark Veverica.  As part of their business plan since opening in 2011, Classic Auto Spa sponsors a different non-profit organization once a month and donates a percentage of their proceeds for a day.  They’ve had the honor of hosting LARC, Lafayette Animal Aid, The Autism Society, Escape from Poverty, the Boys and Girls Club, Home for the Holidays and many others. 

Faith House has received many donations from Classic Auto Spa, including a new security system and a refinished playground.  Billi Lacombe, Executive Director of Faith House, says, “Classic Auto Spa has been an extremely generous supporter of Faith House for several years.  Mark and Derek truly care about helping others and being outstanding leaders in our community.  They are never afraid to get their hands dirty while working on a project.  Their dedication has helped to lift our programs and services to a new level.  We are truly honored to have supporters like Classic Auto Spa.”

For a business that practically shuts down during bad weather, Classic Auto Spa is amazing for helping others weather their rainy days.  You can help them help others at the corner of Johnston and Camelia or look for them at their second location coming in late 2016 near the new Costco.

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