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Fairway Collision and Automotive: Much more than just a body shop


Though it has a long-established reputation for quality body repair, Fairway also has on staff two full-time mechanics, who can handle any repair task — from oil changes to engine replacements.

Fairway, with its embrace of the latest and best technologies, has the perfect equipment to give your car a paint job that makes it look like new, while adhering to the highest environmental standards.

Since 1975, when Mike and Jane Lund first opened Fairway Collision and Automotive, the company has built a reputation for quality work and strong customer service while also finding time to play a vital role in civic life in Vadnais Heights.

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PJW Automotive: We take care of your vehicle like it was our mom’s


Automotive technician Mike London manned the computer terminal for receiving orders.

Tom Richter worked the brake and rotor machine at PJW.

Dave Schackelford fixed one of many cars in for repair at PJW.

0ffice assistant Sara Hall is the friendly voice at PJW Auto Service and Repair.

The recent economy forced many folks to put off routine maintenance on still usable vehicles, PJW Automotive owner Pat Whalen says, but now it’s time to catch up.
It’s a wise idea to maintain older vehicles and keep them on the road. For many, it’s the most economical path, when compared to a monthly car payment, with the increased taxes and insurance premiums, Whalen points out.

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George’s Shoes & Repair: Century-old cobbling legacy continues


Ron George, the owner of George’s Shoe & Repair in Arden Hills, works on a shine box, one of the many well-made goods the store offers to its national retail clientele.

Melissa George stitches up a boot in the back room of the store. The family prides itself on being able to fix almost anything.

Ron George stands with his two children, Melissa and Luke, who plan to run George’s Shoe and Repair in Arden Hills when he retires. The repair and retail shop has been the trusted go-to for many in the northern suburbs for 50 years, and was started by the George family in 1905.

A mechanical whirring frequently fills the back room of George’s Shoes & Repair in Arden Hills, as three family members take turns stitching, grinding and polishing.

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