Good News Garage Vol. X #1 – January 2014

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In honor of the 68th anniversary of our business, we are celebrating on MLK day —all day! This year will be the 10th year that the van der Pols have owned the 68 year old shop and we want to begin the year honoring the people who made this possible—our customers!

Here’s the schedule for the day!

Receive a free tire rotation with any service
including oil changes!

Every customer receives a thank you gift.

Continuous slide show about the history of Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage.

Noon: Customer appreciation lunch—please call by January 15th and let us know you’re coming so we can prepare enough food! Lunch is free! Enjoy Kathryn & Sybren’s homemade red beans and rice and jalapeno corn bread.

5:30 p.m. Preview tour of the Liberty Garage Waiting room. Be among the first to see our new waiting room, hear the story and sample some of the fabulous Texas Made Products.

6:00 p.m. Cake and punch (hot cocoa if it’s cold). Join us as we honor our team for their years of service.

6:30 p.m. MOVIE NIGHT. In honor of MLK, we will show Amazing Grace the story behind one of America’s greatest hymns and the end of slavery in Great Britain.

Ladies Car Clinic coming in January


Mark your calendars for Thursday evening, January 23rd! Virginia and Sybren will teach the ladies the essentials of basic car maintenance. Time is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Sign up by calling the shop. The cost is $10.00 and includes a complimentary tire pressure gauge and other materials. You can download a flyer at

Car Show Scheduled for January 25


Plan to see beautiful cars and get inspired by American ingenuity. Our 4th Annual Oldie & Goodie Car Show is set for January 25th. That is the last Saturday in January from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Come out and see gorgeous classic and custom vehicles. Prizes are awarded by your votes. This is called People’s Choice Awards. There will be five categories: Grand Prize, Top Classic, Top Custom and two honorable mentions.

If you would like to enter, contact our shop for a registration form or visit our website and download a form. Admission to enter is $20.00 and $25.00 on the day of. All participants will receive a beautiful t-shirt , a goodie bag and winners will receive a handsome plaque.

The purpose of the car show is to bring awareness to our American heritage and appreciate the history of the automobile. Sponsorship opportunities are available. All sponsor proceeds will be used to purchase care packages for our troops in Afghanistan. Light refreshments will be served to guests and there will be musical entertainment.

In conjunction with the car show, we have a design-a-car contest for children. Contest entry forms can be downloaded from our website, and all entries will be on display in the new Liberty Garage waiting room. Contestants may enter the drawing on the day of the event and prizes will be awarded for first through third place. Pray for sunshine and t-shirt weather!

Special Offer : Purchase THREE Oil changes for $59.95 or THREE BG / Synthetic oil changes for $125.00!

The headline is true! This money savings offer not only is a great bargain on oil changes but you will also receive a FREE visual courteous inspection, one FREE tire rotation, and you will receive a buddy card to give a friend a FREE oil change.

The way it works is this: you visit our shop and ask for a 3 PACK OIL CHANGE for $59.95 for our regular synthetic blend, or $125.00 for three BG or FULL SYNTHETIC oil changes plus tax and supplies. The card does not expire. It includes a standard filter and up to 5 quarts of oil. You will receive a small card *(a key tag) that will fit on your key ring. You can use this on more than one car and it is transferable. Each time you visit our shop, we’ll punch your card.

* Lost cards aren’t replaceable or refundable.

Starting in 2014, we are restructuring how our company contributes to charities. Instead of giving away oil changes in exchange for donations, we will focus on one charity per month and donate 1% of total sales to that organization. We have spoken to clients like you and the consensus was we should focus primarily on local charities. We also have listed a number of special events. Mark your calendar as it’s going to be an exciting year at Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage as we celebrate our 10th year of ownership and the 68th year of business. Check our website for frequent updates and our Facebook page.

2014 Happenings


CHARITY OF THE MONTH: College Scholarship Fund for Heights Chamber of Contest


  • 20th – Customer Appreciation Day celebrating the 68th anniversary of Adolf Hoepfl & Son Garage and PREVIEW of LIBERTY GARAGE
  • 23rd – Car Talk & Clinic for the Ladies
  • 25th – 4th Annual Oldie & Goodie Classic Car Show





  • 8th – “What can you buy that’s made in Texas?” by Kathryn van der Pol at Liberty Garage
  • 8th – Olsen Stelzer Boot Trunk Show
  • 28th – Texas History & Rodeo Art Contest Winners Named




  • 3rd – Art Contest results on display in Liberty Garage until March 7th.
  • 4th – It’s Mardi Gras! Enjoy KING CAKE in LIBERTY GARAGE & learn the history of Mardi Gras.
  • 8th – Heights Crawfish Festival
  • 10th – “What can we learn from the Battleship Texas?” by Kathryn van der Pol at Liberty Garage
  • 15th – Celebrate with the van der Pols the 100th Birthday of the Battleship Texas.

January Special Offer


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