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TSRA Invests in Pima Foundation and PCC’s Automotive Technology

Students work on a truck in an auto class

A four-year partnership rises above the challenges of a pandemic


TUCSON, Ariz— TSRA presented a check of $4,750 to the Pima Community College Foundation, bringing its total investment and giving to the College to $15,000. CAID Industries, Dent Busters, Swaim Associates Limited, We Buy Houses, and Yarborough Electronics Inc. came together and contributed their annual car show fees to create the most recent donation. Greg Wilson, Dean of PCC’s Applied Technology and Marcy Euler, President of Pima Foundation were on-hand to receive TSRA’s donation.

Tucson Street Rod Association (TSRA) was formed in 1971 by a small group of dedicated car enthusiasts who hoped to encourage a local interest in street rods, originally with vehicles 1948 and older. The TSRA Rodders Day Car Show has been a mainstay on the Tucson event calendar for over 40 years. The next TSRA Rodders Day Car Show is set for April 24, 2021, at PCC’s Downtown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

TSRA Car Show cars

“Our sponsors really believe in our mission of supporting Pima’s Applied Technology programs and producing more graduates in the hands-on trades.”

– Gary Scheer, Vice President TSRA

Pima Community College its five (5) campuses, four (4) Centers of Excellence and (soon to be revealed) Automotive Technology Center, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019-2020 academic year. PCC’s Applied Technology programs include Automated Industrial Technology (Robotics), Automotive, Aviation, Building and Construction, Computer-Aided Design, Energy Technology, Machining, and Welding.

Pima Foundation, established over 40 years ago, is committed to championing Pima Community College by cultivating relationships for lasting positive impact. The Foundation oversees a variety of endowments and funds for PCC, its programs and students. Community enterprises, families and individuals interested in investing in PCC student success should contact the Foundation for details on donating now and for the future.

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