Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Month

I’ve been wanting to do this for a while. Being nominated is an honor; winning is awesome! I’m talking about being a VIP Employee of the month. We don’t use VIP’s usual interpretation, we call ourselves Valuable, Inspiring, Positive employees. Our motto being: It’s up to everyone to create a positive culture. Speaking from a… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Month

Sierra Full of Joy 7

We’re excited to kick off our 7th Annual Sierra Full of Joy on Sunday, December 1st!  Sierra Full of Joy is our annual donation drive to help local foster children. Each year we take up donations for THE Call of Crawford & Sebastian Counties. The state of Arkansas has nearly 5,000 children in foster care,… Read More Sierra Full of Joy 7

Sierra Full of Joy 6

We’re excited to kick off Sierra Full of Joy on Tuesday November 27th!  Sierra Full of Joy is our annual donation drive to help local foster children. Each year we take up donations for The Children’s Emergency Shelter & The CALL. Fort Smith Children’s Emergency Shelter provides shelter & care, in a safe, structured home-like environment… Read More Sierra Full of Joy 6

Please Vote for Harry Robinson Buick GMC!

We are honored to be among the nominees for River Valley’s Best of the Best 2018! Not only did we receive nominations in Best Collision/Body Shop, Auto Service/Repair, Large Used Auto Dealer & New Car Auto Dealer, but also for Best Place to Work and Best Customer Service! What an unexpected recognition! We strive to… Read More Please Vote for Harry Robinson Buick GMC!

Auto news: 40 Under 40 Retail Honoree Amanda Mendenhall. Harry Robinson Buick GMC, Fort Smith Arkansas

Congratulations to our Service Manager, Amanda!! Amanda Mendenhall AGE: 37 POSITION: Service manager, Harry Robinson Buick-GMC, Fort Smith, Ark. ACHIEVEMENT: In the last year, more than tripled service department profit by more than doubling labor hours per ticket and by performing inspections intended to show customers worn parts on their vehicles Amanda Mendenhall’s recipe for… Read More Auto news: 40 Under 40 Retail Honoree Amanda Mendenhall. Harry Robinson Buick GMC, Fort Smith Arkansas

Best of Best Fort Smith 2018

  We would very much appreciate your nominations for this years Best of the Best. You guys have given us awards every year for the past few years, and it’s time for this year’s nominations. We would appreciate your noms in the following categories: 🚗Auto Service & Repair-Dealer 🚙Collision/Body Shop-Dealer 🚗New Auto Dealer 🚙Large Used… Read More Best of Best Fort Smith 2018

Buick Owners-Fort Smith, Arkansas

At Harry Robinson Buick GMC we don’t just sell Buicks, we own them! About 10 of us own Buicks & we are in Love with them. Buick offers the best ride on the road, elegant styling, great gas mileage and luxury!… Read More Buick Owners-Fort Smith, Arkansas

CBI Team Fort Smith, Meet Renee Durham

Source: CBI Team Fort Smith Rachel Todd  December 7, 2017   Community Influencer Renee Durham We are continuing our CBI Team Fort Smith-River Valley blog series on local Community Influencers. Meet Renee Durham, General Manager of Harry Robinson Buick GMC. Renee has been in the automotive industry since 1996. She has a bachelors degree from UALR and… Read More CBI Team Fort Smith, Meet Renee Durham

Harry Robinson, Time Dealer of the Year Nominee

DETROIT, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ally Financial today announced that 47 auto dealers nationwide have been selected as nominees for the 2018 TIME Dealer of the Year award, one of the most prestigious automotive industry honors, recognizing successful auto dealers who also demonstrate a deep and long-standing commitment to community service. “Only a small fraction of the… Read More Harry Robinson, Time Dealer of the Year Nominee

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Donates Yukon to Fort Smith School Resource Officer

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Donates Yukon to Fort Smith School Resource Officer Fort Smith, Arkansas: Friday, October 20, 2017, at 5:00 pm at Harry Robinson Buick GMC, 6000 S 36th Street, Fort Smith, AR Fort Smith Police Department received the donation of a 2015 GMC Yukon to Fort Smith Public School Resource Officer Travis Watkins.… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC Donates Yukon to Fort Smith School Resource Officer

SWTimes Best of the Best Voting

Thank you for nominating us for Best New Car Dealer, Auto Service & Repair, and Collision Center! Voting is this week. Aug 13th-20th! Here’s the link: swtimes.com/best You will be entered to win $250 when you vote in 25 categories. As a local company it means a lot that you nominated us & are voting.… Read More SWTimes Best of the Best Voting

Women in Business discuss key aspects behind their leadership, drive and commitment to serving – Talk Business & Politics

Source: Women in Business discuss key aspects behind their leadership, drive and commitment to serving – Talk Business & Politics On behalf of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal staff, I am pleased to present to you the 2017 class of Women in Business honorees. If you want to feel inspired, I think you will enjoy… Read More Women in Business discuss key aspects behind their leadership, drive and commitment to serving – Talk Business & Politics

Thursday is Ladies’ Day

We’re introducing Ladies’ Day here at Harry Robinson Buick GMC. Ladies’ Day is every Thursday. Ladies who make a “Ladies Day” appointment will get $10 off an oil change & tire rotation. Here’s the link to make your appointment now: https://goo.gl/1LJFuB You can also give us a call at 479-646-8600, and be sure to mention Ladies… Read More Thursday is Ladies’ Day

Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

Harry’s Heart to Heart diaper Drive kicks off today and goes through the month of March. Last year we collected 6595 diapers, 3152 wipes, $400 cash & a baby bed mattress! I have no doubt we can do even more this year. I’ve been advised that there’s a special need for diapers Size 4 &… Read More Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

Harry Robinson Wins Dealer Rater Award, 4th Consecutive Year

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2017 DealerRater Buick & GMC Dealer of the Year Award Award recognizes top U.S. and Canadian auto dealers who demonstrate excellent customer service as expressed by consumer reviews written on DealerRater Fort Smith, AR Harry Robinson Buick GMC has been awarded a 2017 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award, which… Read More Harry Robinson Wins Dealer Rater Award, 4th Consecutive Year

Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Year Awards

At Harry Robinson Buick GMC we pick our employee of the year by having the nominees be the employees of the months for that year and having every employee (almost 100 now!) vote. We call our employees of the month/year VIP because it’s our individual responsibility to each other the be Valuable, Inspiring and Positive.… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC VIP Employee of the Year Awards

Arkansas foster care system ‘in a crisis’; steps taken to fix – Talk Business & Politics

Yesterday we kick off Sierra Full of Joy 4 & today there’s a story in TB&P about the foster care crisis we are facing here in Arkansas. *Sebastian County has more children in need of a foster home than any county in the state, according to DHS statistics. So, if you’re looking to bless someone… Read More Arkansas foster care system ‘in a crisis’; steps taken to fix – Talk Business & Politics

Sierra Full of Joy 4

Today we kick off our 4th annual Christmas donation drive for local foster children benefitting Children’s Emergency Shelter and The CALL of Crawford/ Sebastian county . Here are their 2016 Wish lists.   Follow these links for more information about the Children’s Emergency Shelter & The CALL. The River Valley is blessed to have awesome… Read More Sierra Full of Joy 4

We Support the Blue Wrap Up

I’m about a week late with this wrap up report. I apologize. I had no idea how far behind I was! You should have seen all the emails needing tending to. Just to remind you, We Support the Blue is a month of giving dreamed up by our (Harry Robinson Buick GMC) General Sales Manager… Read More We Support the Blue Wrap Up

We Support the Blue Kickoff Event at Harry Robinson

This kickoff weekend was awesome! Thank you to everyone who came out. Don’t forget we are donating $100 for every vehicle sold in the month of October to the Fort Smith Police Dept & Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office for equipment, training and other resources. You can Support the Blue even if you’re not in the market for a… Read More We Support the Blue Kickoff Event at Harry Robinson

Harry Robinson Buick GMC donating to FSPD and SCSO – News – Times Record – Fort Smith, AR

Harry Robinson Buick GMC donating to FSPD and SCSO Monday Posted Sep 26, 2016 at 3:42 PM Share By John Lovett / Times Record / jlovett@swtimes.com   A community effort to raise funds and support for the Fort Smith Police Department and the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is being spearheaded by Harry Robinson Buick GMC. The dealership at 6000 S.… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC donating to FSPD and SCSO – News – Times Record – Fort Smith, AR

Best of the Best Fort Smith

  We are honored to be voted Times Record 2016 Best of the Best New Car Dealer, Auto Body/ Collision Center & Auto Service Department! It’s exciting and humbling, and we are so, so grateful to all of our customers and everyone who voted for us. The Times Record hosted an amazing awards gala. They… Read More Best of the Best Fort Smith

Answering Your Car Buying & Auto Technology Questions

A YouTube series of educational and fun videos in the auto industry. A while back when Jon was our BDC manager & the legendary GMC Go to Guy he created HRBG-TV. His series started off with a bang, then BAM he got promoted to Finance Manager. At that time, with all the changes going on,… Read More Answering Your Car Buying & Auto Technology Questions

We Appreciate Your Votes!

Thanks so much for nominating Harry Robinson Buick GMC for FOUR Readers Choice Awards. It’s so awesome. Thank you!!! Now, we would be honored to have your vote! You can vote each day until August 7th. here’s the link: http://goo.gl/i0BQIr If you vote in 40 categories you’ll be entered to win $100 from SWTimes Record. We’ve… Read More We Appreciate Your Votes!

School Supply Drive for Foster Children in the River Valley

The CALL in Crawford and Sebastian Counties is partnering with the River Valley Adoption Coalition to host a back to school event benefiting local children in foster care. Each child entering school will be allowed to shop for clothing, shoes and schools supplies donated by the community. You can drop off your donated items at… Read More School Supply Drive for Foster Children in the River Valley

Make Your Summer Funner, River Valley

Happy Summer, ok maybe it’s not officially summer yet, but school is officially out, so we can start the party! Alexis has worked for you to compile an exhaustive list of everything to do in the River Valley this summer. I am posting it below & we will continue to work to add to it… Read More Make Your Summer Funner, River Valley

United Way Day of Caring

All over Fort Smith & the River Valley United Way‘s Day of Caring took place April 12, 2016. It was truly an honor to serve & Day of Caring has definitely become one of my favorite work days since joining the HRBG team. Harry Robinson Buick GMC on Instagram: “Today almost 800 volunteers served the… Read More United Way Day of Caring

Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

All April we will be taking diaper and baby needs donations for Heart to Heart Pregnancy Support Center! Please Drop off all donations at Harry Robinson Buick GMC located at 6000 S 36th Street in Fort Smith. What is a diaper need? The lack of a sufficient supply of diapers to remain clean, dry and healthy.… Read More Harry’s Heart to Heart Diaper Drive

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2016 Dealer of the Year Award

Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2016 Dealer of the Year Award from DealerRater The distinction is awarded to top-rated U.S. dealerships for online customer satisfaction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Smith, Arkansas February 10, 2016 – Harry Robinson Buick GMC has been awarded a 2016 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award, an annual recognition given to the… Read More Harry Robinson Buick GMC Wins 2016 Dealer of the Year Award

Catching up…

It’s been crazy around here. Between the remodel, planning next years awesomeness, and getting all my ducks in a row for this year, I’ve been letting my updates go. I apologize for that.  The last thing I want to be is inconsistent. I totally dropped the ball with the employee spotlight series, and featuring our… Read More Catching up…

Fort Smith: We Have A Foster Care Crisis

It’s not just Fort Smith, it’s Sebastian, Crawford, Franklin, honestly, the entire state of Arkansas has a foster care crisis. We have too many displaced kids & not enough homes for them. We have kids who have grown up in group homes and foster care who are trying to learn how to become productive adults.… Read More Fort Smith: We Have A Foster Care Crisis

Why The Call & Children’s Emergency Shelter?

  Do you wonder why we choose to make our yearly donation drive benefit the children of The Call & Children’s Emergency Shelter? There’s two huge reasons. To help you more fully understand the first reason, we start with some history. As you may know we are a family business for the most part. Those of… Read More Why The Call & Children’s Emergency Shelter?

Sierra Full of Joy 3

We at Harry Robinson Buick GMC are  kicking off our yearly donation drive, Sierra Full of Joy. This is our 3rd exciting year to host this giving event. We hold the Fort Smith community and it’s children close to our hearts. The children of The Call and Children’s Emergency Shelter are especially near and dear… Read More Sierra Full of Joy 3

Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair Ticket and Armband Giveaway

We’re giving away 4 tickets & 4 armbands for armband day Saturday October 3rd. To enter on Instagram follow us & tag a friend!   You can also enter by liking, sharing & commenting on our pinned post on facebook.   Winner will be announced on Friday! Good luck everyone. 🙂 –C

Connect with the Family: Amanda

This week’s subject is Amanda. If you’ve been here for service you know her! She was one of the best service advisors, and she moved on up to Customer Experience Manager, which suits her quite well because she LOVES our customers! Here’s her pic & bio from our staff page: Amanda Mendenhall Customer Experience Manager amanadam@harryrobinson.com… Read More Connect with the Family: Amanda

Connect with the Family: Jerry

This week I’m asking Jerry the questions. Jerry is quite fascinating. He’s a master of many trades including pilot, VIP sales consultant and has a YouTube channel with over 2.6 million views and over 23,000 followers! You can see why I was anxious to give him the #hrbg Q & A. First, here’s his professional… Read More Connect with the Family: Jerry

Connect with the Family: Cory

Yesterday Michelle shared about Cory on the body shop blog. The lazy part of me was inspired to steal it, sprinkle a little salt on it and make Cory the subject of this week’s Connect with the Family blog. 🙂 Here’s what Michelle shared: Hello friends, it’s me Michelle, your smiling receptionist at Harry Robinson… Read More Connect with the Family: Cory

Connect with the Family: Angela

Hello all & thank you for reading more about us. Today we get to connect with Angela. (She’s Awesome!) I picked her because I love a great story & adoption is an important subject, especially here in Northwest Arkansas. We have too many kids who don’t have a home or options and it’s a sad,… Read More Connect with the Family: Angela

Connect with the Family: Scott

Last week started our Connect with the Family series with Chelsey, and it’s been a big hit. Thank you to everyone who reads our blog. 🙂 This week we are going to get to know Scott a little better. I could write many blogs about Scott. Scott Durham’s story is a real life school of… Read More Connect with the Family: Scott

Lacey is Awesome & Other News

Last week I took a mini staycation with my mom. The kids went back to school & we hit the pool. I was so happy to spend some time with her. So, what you may have missed while I was out is that Lacey was voted the HRBG V.I.P. (Valuable, Inspiring, Positive) Employee of the… Read More Lacey is Awesome & Other News

Connect with the Family: Chelsey

I wanted to start a little series where we tell you a little about us. I know you can search around this blog and get a great idea of who we are as a company. Hopefully, the idea you get of our company is that we are made up of a great group of fabulous folks… Read More Connect with the Family: Chelsey

Peacemaker Fest Ticket Giveaway

Thanks to The CityWire we are giving away TWO 3-Day passes to The Peacemaker Music & Arts Fest being held this weekend in Fort Smith. There are several ways to enter. Entering through Facebook: Like our page, Share pic as status & #PeacemakerFS Entering through Instagram: Follow us @ArkansasTrucks, Tag a friend when you share… Read More Peacemaker Fest Ticket Giveaway

So Much Fun Packed Into One Week

So this week has been action packed. We’ve had a great month. Lot’s of vacationing has been going on here & all the while we are just as busy as can be, Thankfully. Firstly, I must say I am so proud of Austin! Here’s the initial story if you missed it. Austin went to Washington… Read More So Much Fun Packed Into One Week

It’s #FreeGasFriday (Well Every Friday is but YAY!)

  Happy Friday! It’s summer! I love summer. 🙂 (and Fridays) And in case you haven’t heard…Sales Tax Paid on every vehicle sold this weekend at HRBG! (Give Marty a call at 479-646-8600 if you have any questions). Today we had an awesome #FreeGasFriday winner. Check it out: And here’s the cheapest gas around Fort… Read More It’s #FreeGasFriday (Well Every Friday is but YAY!)

Austin is Going to Washington!

So, every week we get 5-10 requests to sponsor charitable events, a team, 5k, or donations needed in the near future. If you know me at all you know the giving spirit here is one of my favorite things about HRBG, and getting to participate in the process is a dream.  Every week, Renee (our GM) and I have… Read More Austin is Going to Washington!

HRBG May VIP Employee of the Month

Mike Tisevich! MIke! 🙂 Mike started out working at HRBG in our service department and soon moved over to the body shop. He was an estimator until this year when he was promoted to body shop manager. Mike has taken over and really done a great job. His department has grown substantially in the time he’s been… Read More HRBG May VIP Employee of the Month

HRBG (VIP) Employee of the Month

The VIP (Valuable, Inspiring, Positive) Employee of the Month program has become one of the highlights of the month for everyone here. Everyone is so excited for the winner and so proud for them it’s just awesome. We’ve only been doing this since January & every time a new winner is announced I’m reminded how… Read More HRBG (VIP) Employee of the Month

Happy Day!

Today we have a lot to celebrate. It’s Harry’s birthday which is super exciting. Happy Birthday Harry!!! We also have two graduating UAFS tomorrow! Exciting!! Congratulations to Xavier & Eddie. Xavier played on the UAFS Lions basketball team. Here he is in action (stolen from his facebook 🙂 )  Also, Eddie has been working so… Read More Happy Day!

Moving on UP!

Growth is incredible & it’s so awesome to have employees who can be promoted within the company. I love the fact that there are managers here who started out washing cars! It’s one of the top things I love about Harry Robinson Buick GMC. We are growing, you may have noticed we are always hiring… Read More Moving on UP!

Day of Caring

United Way of Fort Smith has a yearly campaign called Day of Caring, and we have had the pleasure of being involved last year & again this year. The Day of Caring is such a wonderful day! There were almost 100 projects needing volunteers today. The beauty is many, many projects were able to be… Read More Day of Caring