Carolina Pride’s new facility.

From left to right: Company president Dale Reynolds,
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory,
company founders Kay and Billy Reynolds.

Carolina Pride Carwash Systems and Solutions celebrated 50 years in the car wash industry with a grand opening luncheon at its new 90,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility in Timberlake, NC.

Carolina Pride president and owner, Dale Reynolds, hosted the luncheon for over 200 guests at the new facility on October 25. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, Roxboro Mayor Merilyn Newell, Person County Commissioner Chairman David Newell, Person County Board of Education Chairman Gordon Powell, and Piedmont Community College President Dr. Walter Bartlett, were among the special guests. The founders of Carolina Pride, Billy and Kay Reynolds were the honored guests of the event.

Reynolds emphasized the growing need for training, both for customers and future potential employees. Powell thanked him for Carolina Pride’s financial gift to help fund the Electrical Trades Program at Person County High School, referencing their joint effort to develop high school training in specific areas that will help train students for employment opportunities in the car wash industry. In addition, Bartlett announced that Carolina Pride had initiated a student scholarship endowment in honor of Billy and Kay Reynolds.

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Photo credit (both): Photo by Paul Liggitt,Carolina Pride