Street Toyota Employees Participate in Children’s Benefit

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Street Toyota employees attended and participated in a benefit for abused children being sponsored by The Bridge on Friday night at the Amarillo Civic Center.

“I was really excited to be performing before the play began as guests arrived,” Walker said. “The most important thing for me was that I was able to donate my time for such a good cause.”

Street Toyota employees attended and participated in a benefit for abused children being sponsored by The Bridge of Amarillo, Texas.

Dave Walker, Scion Manager at Street Toyota and also a member of The Bridge was part of the cast Friday night when the Bridge held its annual Murder Mystery Dinner. The theme this year was “Until Death Do We Part,” which was a wedding mystery where one of the cast members mysteriously died during the ceremony. Walker was the wedding singer prior the wedding ceremony and held an important role during the play.

“I was really excited to be performing before the play began as guests arrived,” Walker said. “The most important thing for me was that I was able to donate my time for such a good cause.”

The evening’s play also included other Street Toyota members randomly chosen from the audience to participate. Natalie Slatton, Marketing Coordinator and David Meraz, Director of Social Media also joined the cast Friday evening.

“I was really shocked and nervous to be picked to join the cast on stage at first,” Slatton. “But seeing everyone else on stage with me was really exciting and my nerves quickly calmed down.”

Natalie and David were part of the band during the wedding where they played imaginary instruments. As the evening progressed David was a suspect in murder of one of the cast members.

“It was such a great evening seeing my co-workers on stage,” Slatton said. “I think the reason we do things like this is to help out the community, and it just so happens that this time it included a little humor and murder.”

Street Toyota in Amarillo, Texas was established in 1982. A new 58,000 square foot facility on 9 acres is now open at 45th and Soncy. This is a state of the art facility and the customer's comfort has been emphasized from the ample parking right down to the gourmet coffee. Street Toyota is the first dealer in west Texas to become Signature Certified.

Street Toyota has been a valuable corporate citizen in the Panhandle area. They provide support to area nonprofit organizations such as United Way, Better Business Bureau, Amarillo Adult Literacy, Harrington Cancer Center, Meals on Wheels, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo Little Theater, Lone Star Ballet, Discovery Center, Globe News Center for the Performing Arts, CACHA (Hispanic Chamber of Commerce) and many other organizations.

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