Minnesota Shop Owner Wins National Humanitarian Award

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Aug. 27, 2013—Bobby Williams, owner of Bobby & Steve’s Auto World in Eden Prairie, Minn., was named one of three “Mightiest of the Mighty” winners for work through his Bobby & Steve’s Auto World Youth Foundation.

Keith Boyd from Columbus, Ohio, and David Epperly from Columbus, Ga., were also recognized with the awards, which were presented by automotive aftermarket parts distributor Mighty Auto Parts.

Each of the three national winners was awarded a $5,000 grant.

“The program celebrates the dramatic impact that one business and one person can make through volunteerism, charitable giving and philanthropic support,” said Ken Voelker, president and CEO of Mighty Auto Parts.

Bobby & Steve’s Auto World Youth Foundation was established in 2007 and has partnered with communities throughout the Twin Cities area to build and refurbish playgrounds, promote literacy and provide new books to children. The foundation also provides annual grants to youth organizations and awards student scholarships.

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