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Now Open – Pat’s Driveline Moncton

Pat’s Driveline is proud to announce the opening of our new branch in Moncton, NB. This is the 12th Pat’s Driveline location in Canada and we are honored to bring our nationally recognized level of quality and customer service to the Moncton Area. Pat’s Driveline Moncton is a full service shop with a vehicle hoist. We are an Authorized Dana Parts Distributor and Service Centre, as well as a Meritor Authorized Distributor and Remanufacturing Centre.

2018 South Country Co-Op AG Expo in Lethbridge

The Gear Centre Group attended the South Country Co-Op AG Expo at the Exhibition Park in Lethbridge from February 28 – March 2. With freebies such as tote bags, pens and key chains as well as several exclusive prizes to be won in our lucky draw, booth 512 and 513 were very popular with attendees.

We would also like to congratulate the winners of our exclusive lucky draw prizes! The winners are:

Simon H. – External Battery
Melissa O. – External Battery
Paul H. – External Battery
James M. – Dana Spicer Shirt
Frank H. – Dana Spicer Shirt
John W. – Dana Spicer Jacket
Jason H. – $200 TGC/GCOH Credit

Merry Christmas

Wishing all our customers, friends, families and business partners a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Holiday Business Hours:
All branches will be closed on Christmas Day (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year’s Day (January 1).

Christmas at the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre

On Wednesday, December 13, The Gear Centre Group of Companies had the pleasure of visiting the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) to help spread some Christmas cheer to the children of our military families. The Gear Centre Group recognizes the sacrifices that our military families make for our country.

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The wonderful staff at the MFRC welcomed us and introduced us to the children. Santa joined us and had a special gift and treat bag for each of the 94 children. Their excitement and joy won’t soon be forgotten. It was a wonderful experience bringing holiday joy to so many smiling faces. It truly was one of the highlights of 2017.

Click here to find out more about supporting the MFRC

The Gear Centre Group 2017 Food Bank Drive Results

We would like to thank all our customers and employees for their participation and support in this year’s TGCG Food Bank Drive. Company-wide we donated over 2, 600 items to local food banks, including $275 in cash. After the final count, our top three branches were Edmonton Administration, Fort McMurray (The Gear Centre, Pat’s Driveline) and Calgary (The Gear Centre, Pat’s Driveline, Hydra Steer and The Gear Centre Off-Highway). With an average of over 20 items per person, the top three branches donated to Edmonton’s Food Bank, the Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association and the Calgary Food Bank. Edmonton Administration Department will donate an additional $300 to the charity of their choice, the Fort McMurray branches will donate an additional $200 to the charity of their choice and The Calgary branches will be donating $100 to the charity of their choice. All donations will be made on behalf of The Gear Centre Group of Companies.

The Gear Centre Group Supporting our Military Families

This year The Gear Centre Group of Companies is showing their support of the Canadian Armed Forces by donating Christmas gifts to the children of our military families at the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre on December 13, 2017.

For over 25 years the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) has been committed to enriching the lives of individuals and families in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) through positive action, education and support.

Absences from family support systems, difficulties  during deployments, solo parenting  or coping with an injury or loss are realities for military families: realities which can have a significant impact on family well-being.

Established in 1989, the MFRC has been committed to supporting military families as they navigate these unique challenges through programs and services that enhance the strength and resilience of military families.

Click here to find out more about supporting the MFRC.

The Gear Centre Group 2017 Food Bank Drive

Between November 15, 2017, and December 13, 2017, The Gear Centre Group and our partner companies are running our Second Annual TGCG Food Bank Drive in support of our local food banks. Food collected at each branch will go to that city’s local food bank to help those in need in our community over the holidays.

One CAN make a difference with a small donation of food to help the 860,000 Canadians who use a food bank each month. Our branches will be supporting Edmonton’s Food Bank, Surrey Food Bank, Lethbridge Food Bank, Medicine Hat and District Food Bank, Calgary Food Bank, Red Deer Food Bank, Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association, The Mississauga Food Bank, Food Depot Alimentaire in Moncton, NB, and The Salvation Army in Grande Prairie.

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2017 Pat’s Driveline at SEMA in Las Vegas

This year Pat’s Driveline had a driveshaft, built by our Pat’s Driveline branch in Surrey, displayed in the Neapco Components booth at The SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 31 to November 3, 2017. We were accompanied by some of the leading driveshaft shops in the USA.

With more than 70,000 domestic and international buyers, the SEMA show drew the brightest minds and hottest products to the Las Vegas Convention Centre for the 2017 SEMA show. This year’s show divided displays into 12 sections and the New Products Showcase introduced nearly 3,000 new parts, tools and components.