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Very Thankful This Holiday Season

Without question, 2020 has not gone according to plan for our shop, our community and frankly, anyone we are aware of. For certain, some folks out there are struggling more than others. Here at the shop, like so many businesses in the greater Cecil area, our numbers have been way off since the beginning of…

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Thank You for Naming Us the Best Auto Body Shop in Cecil County

Given all that has gone on here in 2020, it is so very appreciated to get some good news. So, you can imagine the smiles here at the shop when we heard recently that we had named the Best Auto Body Shop in Cecil County by the readers of the Cecil Whig. Folks who know…

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Here Come the Deer

Believe it or not, around this time last year, we were seeing highs in the 90s even into October. In 2019, there was no September cool down. This year has been a bit different. September was seasonal to cool for the most part and October looks to start out in that same trend. Folks in…

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Staying Cecil Strong

This year has thrown a lot of us for a loop, and with Cecil County Public Schools starting back virtually this fall, our shared challenges are far from over. But, it is important to remember that, when we meet those challenges together, they become shared success stories. It’s a good time right now to lean…

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We Still Need You Please to Move Over

Earlier this month, a highway worker was killed while doing his job along a stretch of I-70 in Howard County. Last month two tow truck drivers were killed in separate incidents in Virginia within four days of one another. Many states throughout our country have enacted Move-Over style legislation. Some states have even moved to…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

We would like to send out a special congrats to all of the graduating seniors, their families and the amazing staff at Cecil County School of Technology, Bohemia Manor High School, Rising Sun High School, Elkton High School, North East High School and Perryville High School. We wish all of you tremendous success and happiness…

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Safety Remains Our #1 Priority

Some things really never do change. We are in the collision repair industry, sure. But, more importantly, we are in the safety business. In fact, we have been for over six decades. When body styles changed from the 1970s into the 1980s, we were in the safety business. When drivers began buying more imports from…

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Coronavirus Update – April 1, 2020

We wanted to provide an update to our operational policies specifically to coincide with Gov. Hogan’s Stay-at-Home order issued on Monday, March 30, 2020. First, we are continuing to practice measures to #flattenthecurve which we highlighted in an update last week. In light of this most recent order and in the interest of best protecting…

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

As many of you know, nothing is more important to us than the safety of our customers and our staff here at Purnell Body Shop. This is why we wanted to let folks know of the many changes we have put in place in order to do our part in #flatteningthecurve: All vehicle surfaces that…

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The Right Way or No Way

With over six decades of repairing vehicles in Cecil County, we have learned a few things about best practices and how to do things the right way. The funny thing about success is different folks can have different definitions of it. Some people are after money and power. We define success based on the quality…

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