ST. PETERSBERG, Fla., May 15, 2019
/PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dwayne Hawkins, founder and CEO of Crown
Automotive, was given special recognition by the Tampa Bay Rays
during a game for the Crown Automotive Group's many years of
partnership with the baseball organization. It also paid homage and
celebrated the local automotive group's 50th Anniversary.
"It was a touching ceremony," said Hawkins. "I want to thank everyone in the Rays
organization for making this such a special night for me and all of
The Crown Automotive Group is the official automotive sponsor
for the Tampa Bay Rays and has been a major partner in the
community with the baseball organization since the team started
playing over 20 years ago in 1998.
Crown began in 1969 as a Pontiac dealership in St. Petersburg with a simple idea – create a
place where the core values of customer focus, teamwork, integrity
and growth could take root. From this came the auto group's creed,
"The Better Way To Buy," that is proudly employed in all Crown
"The last 50 years have taught me one important thing,"
continued Hawkins. "You can't put
a price on the importance of the partnerships you make and the
impact it can make in your community."
About Crown Automotive Group
Over the last 50 years, Crown Automotive Group has grown into one
of the largest privately owned dealership groups in the nation with
operations in Florida,
Ohio and Tennessee. Every Crown Automotive dealership
features an extensive selection of new, Crown and factory
certified, and meticulously inspected pre-owned vehicles with
financing options for every budget. Customers can also expect
superior service from a team of highly trained technicians at
Crown's signature award-winning service facilities. Driven by four
core values: Customer Focus, Teamwork, Integrity, and Growth, the
group is committed to providing each customer with "The Better Way
To Buy." Visit http://www.crowncars.com for more information on
Crown Automotive Group and The Better Way To Buy.
SOURCE Crown Automotive Group