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Happy 4th of July from Beck's Auto Center

Lafayette Area 4th of July Fireworks Displays

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 celebrates Labor Day

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

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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Beck's gives you fireworks safety tips

Think Safety First When Using Fireworks

Fireworks are a traditional means of celebrating the 4th of July.  Each year around this holiday thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Fireworks Can Be Dangerous Two hundred people are injured each day in fireworks-related accidents around the July 4th Independence Day holiday. About two-thirds of the 11,000 to …

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Jim Nabors performing "Back Home Again in Indiana"

Time Honored Indianapolis 500 Race Traditions

The first Indianapolis 500 race took place in 1911. With this race’s long history as the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” numerous traditions surrounding the race have been created.  For many fans these traditions are an important part of the race experience that they look forward to every year. Prepping to Attend the Indy 500 There …

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The Story Behind the Song “Back Home Again in Indiana” and the Indy 500

The singing of “Back Home Again in Indiana” is the one of the most time-honored and popular traditions associated with the Indianapolis 500 auto race.  For many fans the singing of this iconic song emphasizes the Indiana roots of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Jim Nabors Starts 41 Year Run Since 1946, “Back Home Again …

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