WOODBRIDGE, Va., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smart Car Wash, the world's first LEED certified car wash is committed to providing meaningful opportunities for local young teens. With the support of staff and local community, The Smart Car Wash stepped forward to provide teens with summer work opportunities and rich professional experiences.
The Smart Car Wash succeeded in creating an exciting paid summer intern program for twelve lucky children from Woodbridge who are "learning while earning." The teens have been engaged in a wide array of work experiences from sales, cashiering, marketing, and operations.
"The interns are very fast learners and we've received great feedback from customers about them. They have proven to be hard-working and dedicated and we are delighted that they have had this unique opportunity to become involved in all aspects of our business to learn valuable skills," said Suzanne Behrens, owner of the Smart Car Wash. "Investing in our local community has always been a core value for us and we are excited that we brought these bright students on board this summer. Our business has benefitted tremendously from this program and these bright young minds have provided us with innovative ideas and a fresh perspective."
About The Smart Car Wash
Built in 2010, The Smart Car Wash is the nation's first LEED certified flex serve car wash, and the only eco-friendly wash in Northern Virginia area. The Smart Car Wash has incorporated green technologies into every part of the business such as the recycling plant which recycles all the wash and rain water collected on site. Additionally, the building receives natural light and 100% of energy comes from wind turbines, reducing energy consumption. All chemicals used are biodegradable, saving rivers and bays. These "green" technologies save money on energy consumption and other utilities, and those savings are passed on to customers as evident by the lowest prices in the area. The Smart Car Wash offers a unique unlimited wash program, for a low monthly fee, customers can wash as often as they want. The Smart Car Wash is dedicated to supporting our military through discount programs and they take pride in working with the community for good causes, making fundraising opportunities available. The Smart Car Wash helps to keep environment clean and provide a good value to customers at the same time.
Suzanne Behrens, Owner
SOURCE The Smart Car Wash