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Toyota dominates Consumer Reports 2018 Top Picks for vehicles
Feb 27, 2018
USA Today - 22 February 2018

Toyota landed four of the 10 category honors in the magazine's annual Top Picks list. The winners were the Corolla for compact car, Camry for midsize car, Highlander for midsize SUV and Sienna for minivan.

Friedkin Disaster Relief Fund distributes $1.5M in months following Hurricane Harvey
Feb 22, 2018
Friedkin Disaster Relief Fund distributes $1.5M in months following Hurricane Harvey

Six months ago Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, dumping record amounts of rain and causing an estimated $125 billion in damage. Thousands of homes and businesses in the greater Houston area flooded as rivers, bayous and reservoirs spilled over their banks.

As floodwaters were receding, the Friedkin Disaster Relief Fund was established to help The Friedkin Group associates, associates of Toyota dealers and the overall community recover. More than $1.5 million was raised, including $250,000 from…

TFG honors longtime associates at Minute Maid Park event
Feb 12, 2018
TFG honors longtime associates at Minute Maid Park event

The Friedkin Group honored nearly three dozen associates with a combined five centuries of experience on Friday at Associate Recognition Day at Minute Maid Park. Leading the pack was Frank Bianchi of Gulf States Toyota, who marked 40 years with the company.

Below is the full list of those who celebrated 10, 15, 20, 30 and 40 years with The Friedkin Group's affiliated companies. 

Name | Years of service | Company

Dayna Bilderback | 10 | GSFSGroup
Michelle…

Historic Heritage Flight to kick off Super Bowl LII
Feb 04, 2018
Historic Heritage Flight to kick off Super Bowl LII

The Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event in America, and this year The Friedkin Group has a special role to play.

The Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation, of which Dan Friedkin is founder and chairman, will perform the flyover of U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis ahead of kickoff between the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots.

Heritage Flights have become a staple of air shows across the country, but this is the first time the combination of historic aircraft and…

Air Force Heritage Flight to perform Super Bowl LII flyover
Feb 01, 2018
The Associated Press - 29 January 2018

Air Force Heritage Flight is scheduled to perform the flyover at the start of Super Bowl LII. The Heritage Flight will consist of one F-16 Fighting Falcon, two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, and one P-51 Mustang flying in formation over U.S. Bank Stadium. This is the first time the Heritage Flight team will conduct a flyover for a Super Bowl, and it will be broadcast live on NBC and in U.S. Bank Stadium from multiple vantage points, including from a camera mounted on the P-51 Mustang.

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