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Beck's Auto Center presents the 2020 Indy 500 Pace Car

The 2020 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car is Hot – Hot – Hot!

By BecksAutoCenter | August 3, 2020

A Torch Red 2020 Corvette Stingray coupe has been selected as the pace car for the 104th Indianapolis 500. This marks the 17th time the Chevy Corvette has served as the Indy 500 pace car since its first appearance in 1978. This makes it the most popular car brand or model to be chosen for this …

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Summer Outdoor Games Your Kids Will Love

By BecksAutoCenter | July 3, 2020

We are halfway through the summer and the kids say they’re bored. They claim there is nothing to do and all you want is for them to go outside and play. In an effort to help parents come up with some fun outdoor games to be played with elementary aged children, we have provided the following …

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Beck's promotes fireworks safety

Staying Safe with Backyard Fireworks Displays

By BecksAutoCenter | June 3, 2020

With most, if not all community Fourth of July fireworks celebrations being canceled this year due to the COVID 19 pandemic, many families will be creating their own backyard fireworks displays.  With so many doing their own thing it is critically important to recognize the potential risks that handling fireworks present. Fireworks Can Be Dangerous …

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Drive to a Great Spring Break Destination

By BecksAutoCenter | February 17, 2020

For many families Spring Break is a time parents and kids (young and older) enjoy heading to warmer climates to get away from the endless chill of our local winters. It also a time that makes for great family memories. Warm Weather Bound Finding great family vacation destinations that you can drive to from central …

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Beck's gives you fun facts and tips about Thanksgiving

Some Fun and Interesting Facts about Thanksgiving

By BecksAutoCenter | November 4, 2019

Over the River and Through the Woods with 55 Million Other Holiday Travelers According to AAA, more than 55 million travelers will celebrate Thanksgiving with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home over the Thanksgiving holiday. This is an additional 1.6 million more people traveling overall compared to last year, an increase …

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Family Friendly Trick or Treat Locations in Greater Lafayette

By BecksAutoCenter | October 4, 2019

Each year we like to highlight some of the kid friendly Halloween activities in our community.  We’ve added a couple of new events that should provide a fun, educational and not “too spooky” experience for your children. Boo at the Zoo October 23, 24, and 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 pmColumbia Park Zoo This “hauntingly-friendly” …

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Happy 4th of July from Beck's Auto Center

Lafayette Area 4th of July Fireworks Displays

By BecksAutoCenter | September 9, 2019

To celebrate Independence Day there are several local fireworks displays and festivals taking place in our surrounding communities, plus one worth driving to.  They all provide activities for the entire family. We’ve listed those we are aware of and included the details we found on each.  All of the fireworks displays start at dusk, which …

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Beck's gives you tailgating tips

The Essentials of Tailgating

By BecksAutoCenter | September 4, 2019

Football season is back and that means fans of high school, college and NFL football teams are gearing up to cheer their teams on to victory.  Part of the game day experience is getting to the stadium early and tailgating prior to and after the game.  Tailgating has become ubiquitous with attending football games and …

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Beck's celebrates Labor Day

Labor Day Marks the End of Summer and Honors America’s Workers

By BecksAutoCenter | August 4, 2019

Labor Day for most of us represents two major events … the end of summer and the opportunity to recognize the millions of Americans that go to work every day. Recognizing Our Workers Labor Day, which is celebrated on the first Monday in September, honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to …

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Are Your Children Ready for a New School Year?

By BecksAutoCenter | July 4, 2019

Summer has flown by and ready or not school starts in just a few weeks.  As parents we all want to make sure the new school year starts off on a positive note.  So here are a few suggestions from parents and educators that should help as they go back to school. Two weeks prior …

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