National Nutrition Month Food Drive! Benefiting Meals on Wheels

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March is National Nutrition Month! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics hosts this campaign each year to draw attention to the importance of food choices and habits to live a healthy life.

But for many in our community, simply getting a nutritious meal can be challenging. One in six seniors faces the threat of hunger. Which is why TLC Meals on Wheels is committed to serving the people in our community healthy meals every day!

TLC Meals on Wheels serves individuals in Littleton and Englewood, encompassing 95 square miles and delivering approximately 400 meals per day.

Learn more about the meal delivery program here.

In addition to their meal delivery program, TLC Meals on Wheels also provides a grocery program for clients in need. They currently serve 135 people with 2 bags of nonperishable groceries on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

In 2016, over 500 volunteers drove over 94,440 miles to deliver 95,666 meals and 3,162 bags of supplemental groceries to 696 individuals in our community.

This month, to support TLC Meals on Wheels providing healthy food to the seniors in need in our community, Keller Bros. will be collecting supplies for the grocery program including:

  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Boxed Cereal
  • Pasta & Pasta Sauce
  • Soup, Chili, Stew, etc.
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Snack Crackers
  • Canned Tuna & Chicken
  • Canned Fruit
  • Dried Fruit/Nuts
  • Pet Food
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper

All nonperishable food items are appreciated! We encourage you to donate healthy options to support National Nutrition Month. Avoid items high in sodium, like Ramen Noodles, in favor of nutritious alternatives.

To thank you for bringing your donations into Keller Bros. Auto Repair, we’ll give you $1 off your auto repair cost for each item you bring (up to $20) — you’re welcome to bring as many items as you are able to donate!

Learn more about TLC Meals on Wheels and help drive away hunger in our community! Stop by Keller Bros. this month with your donations.

We live here. We love it here. And we hope it shows!

5 Reasons for the Check Engine Light

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When the check engine light comes on in your vehicle, bring it into Keller Bros. Auto Repair right away! You should always treat this light seriously, but it doesn’t always mean expensive repairs. There are many reasons the check engine light could appear on your dashboard. Here are five common reasons that the check engine light comes on: Oxygen Sensor. When fuel is moved into the engine, it is combined with air. This sensor make sure it operates at the correct ratio of fuel and air. When the ratio is incorrect, you may see a significant drop in your gas mileage. Don’t ignore an issue with the oxygen sensor – it may cause more damage to the engine or catalytic converter. Gas Cap. A common mistake, like leaving the gas cap too lose after filling your tank, can trigger this light. …… ( more )

Flashing Check Engine Light – Pull Over!

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For many drivers, a check engine light can cause instant panic. There are many reasons for this dashboard warning light to appear. That means uncertainty – what is the problem, how bad is it, and what should I do? Don’t Ignore a Check Engine Light! This warning light appears for a reason, and ignoring it could lead to much more extensive damage, in some cases causing thousands of dollars in engine repairs. But addressing early could instead mean simple maintenance. Our auto repair experts can diagnose the problem and get you back on the road safely – call our Littleton auto repair shop at 303-347-1010. If your check engine light is flashing, find a safe place to pull over as soon as possible. Flashing warning lights should be taken seriously. Flashing usually indicates a problem where the safety of the vehicle …… ( more )

Christmas Blessings for Two Families

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To spread the joy and love of the Christmas season, Keller Bros. is giving a special Christmas gift to two local families. At the beginning of this month, we asked our customers to tell us the story of a family who you believe deserves a special blessing this holiday season. We wanted to know about your neighbors, friends, and church members who touch your hearts. The nominations you submitted touched our hearts, and we’re honored to support both families during this holiday season. A single mom with two young girls was nominated by her sister. Between full days at work and struggling to manage multiple responsibilities, her sister wanted to make the holidays extra special for her and the girls. “She loves so fiercely and is one of the hardest workers I know,” said her sister. “She and her two …… ( more )

And the Winners Are… Customer Appreciation Drawing!

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Today, I’m excited to announce the winners of the Keller Bros. Customer Appreciation Drawing! Every guest who visited Keller Bros. during November received a ticket to be entered into a drawing for one of 8 prizes. From all of the tickets we received, we drew 8 winners! Night on the Town! This special package includes dinner at Angelo’s Taverna, dessert at the Melting Pot, and a movie for two at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema! Winner: Travis Ryan Avalanche Tickets! Win two tickets for the January 14 Colorado Avalanche vs. Nashville Predators game – club level seats! Winner: Dan Lebel Dinner and Movie! Experience a movie at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema with two tickets, popcorn, and drinks. Winner: Tina Shoemaker Keller Bros. Gift Certificate! Two winners will receive a $50 gift certificate for any vehicle service. Winners: Kathy Golding & Eddie Mullison …… ( more )

Customer Appreciation Giveaway!

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Have you heard the news? November is Customer Appreciation Month at Keller Bros. Auto Repair! All month long, we’re finding ways to show you our appreciation, from Thursday morning breakfast to special savings and gifts. There are so many ways to join the celebration, but I want to make sure you don’t miss one thing we’re very excited about… Keller Bros. Customer Appreciation Giveaway! Every guest who visits Keller Bros. this month will receive a ticket to be entered into a drawing for one of 8 prizes. No purchase required! Simply stop by the shop and ask for your ticket. You’ll have a chance to win: Night on the Town! This special package includes dinner, dessert, and a movie for two! Avalanche Tickets! Win two tickets for the January 14 Colorado Avalanche vs. Nashville Predators game – club level seats! Dinner …… ( more )

Winter is Coming! Prepare your Vehicle

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Fall in Littleton means unpredictable weather, changing road conditions, the first snow storms, and winter preparations. It also means new challenges for drivers, especially those new to our state who are not familiar with winter driving. Make sure your family and your vehicle is prepared before the first storm of the season. Defroster/Heater – When you get in your car in the cold fall mornings, test your heater by turning it on high. Make sure the defroster setting works, with air flow reaching the windshield. If air flow appears blocked or it takes too long to warm the inside of your car, bring it in to Keller Bros. for a heating system inspection. Not only does a broken heating system leave you cold in your car, it can be a safety hazard if you can’t defrost your windshield! Battery – …… ( more )

Preparing for Fall and Winter Road Conditions

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It is officially Fall in Littleton! Which means before we know it, sunny summer days will turn to unpredictable fall conditions. Ask yourself now, before the first storm hits Littleton, “Is my car ready for winter weather?” To help keep you and your family safe this fall, we’ve put together this list of tips to get your car ready for Fall! Tire pressure – As temperatures drop, your tire pressure can lose as much as 1 psi for every 10 degree change. Keep a pressure gauge in your glove box and check your tire pressure at home. If you’re not sure what the recommended tire pressure is for your vehicle, call us at 303-347-1010. Proper tire pressure improves fuel efficiency! Tire tread – Check your tire tread too! Your tire becomes legally bald when tread falls below 2/32 of an inch, but …… ( more )

Planning a Road Trip? Why you need a Pre-Trip Inspection

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Whether you are planning one last summer road trip or you’re sending a child off to college across the country, road trips can be stressful. While they are a great way to see the country and explore, road trips can also mean unexpected surprises, varying road conditions, and lots of miles on your car in a short amount of time. Stay safe on the journey — BEFORE you hit the road, make sure your car is up to the task! Most common Road-Trip Breakdowns According to one road side maintenance company, the top causes of breakdowns on the road include: Dead or faulty battery Flat tire Faulty Alternator Starter Fuel problems Clutch cables Spark plugs Ready for the good news? ALL of these factors can be avoided with proper preventative maintenance! A trained technician can spot the warning signs of …… ( more )

How to Change a Flat Tire

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Let’s face it – flat tires happen. No matter how careful you may be, any car can succumb to an unexpected flat. But you can be prepared! Car manufacturers have made the tire change process simple so that virtually anyone can do it. And with our guide, you can be confident in your ability to change a flat tire! Before you head out for a long drive, or even your regular commute, check your spare tire. You can’t replace a flat tire with a flat spare! You can also look at your tires – if you see any worn spots or skimpy tread, invest in new tires. You can even stop by our shop for a full inspection before any big road trips! But even the most prepared drivers can encounter unexpected flats – not to fear! With this guide, …… ( more )