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How much has changed since high school?

It seems like just yesterday Jill Merriam, Dealer for the People at Connecticut’s new and used car dealership Key Hyundai, was in high school, and yet now she’s getting ready for her son to go to high school and let’s just say – wow! That sure did go fast!

The Dealer For The People, known as just “Mom” to her two children, is getting ready for her oldest to go to high school. This parenting milestone has Jill thinking about just how much has changed in the past 14 years:

Is life really that different today than it was back then?

Take a listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to hear all that’s changed in the last decade plus, and a plea from the Dealer For The People for advice from parents who have already been through the high school routine:

No cell phones? No Facebook? No texting? Can you even imagine a world before?

What will the next 14 years bring? Send us your ideas, as well as any parenting advice as Jill maneuvers this next milestone that is high school! Write Jill at wecare@keycars.com and share your experience!

Local car dealer seeks Connecticut charity suggestions for donation

Key Hyundai of Manchester looking to donate to local charityKey Hyundai of Connecticut, CT’s favorite new and used car dealership, has a pile of money and wants to give it away. Seriously.

Key Hyundai of Manchester is specifically looking for small, grass-roots organizations east of the river near Hartford CT, to give a pile of money too. What matters to you, matters to us, and Key Hyundai wants to help you help others.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai supports many CT charities and community events, and yet we’re looking for more.

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out how much money Jill is talking about, and the type of organizations we want to help out. Hint: think hyper-local and truly grass roots, someplace where a small yet mighty donation will make a huge impact.

Seeking East-of-the-River CT grass root organization to receive Key Hyundai $$ donation

Listen here for details on how your charity might be chosen to receive the Key Hyundai donation:

So, what do you have in mind? Write us at wecare@keycars.com with your ideas on where we can donate our vending machine cash, specifically east of the river. It does add up, and we do want it to land someplace where it can make a big difference.

Can’t wait to hear your suggestions!

Dancing for a good cause with the Dealer For The People Jill Merriam

Jill Merrian Dances to raise money for CT charityConnecticut’s favorite new and used car dealership Key Hyundai is committed to our customers, and also to the Connecticut communities where we live and work. We’re proud to support scores of local non-profits in the area over the years, but this time is different.

This time Jill Merriam will be putting on her dancing shoes to raise big bucks for people right here in our own backyard: The Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut.

Dancing Under the Stars for Local Charity

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai will be a celebrity dancer for Dancing Under the Stars. What is this fundraiser and why is Jill so committed to it?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out what Jill will be dancing for, and how and why Key Hyundai always gives back.

Take a listen:

Jill is excited to dance for the Ronald McDonald house and raise money for Connecticut families. Thank you for being part of the Key Hyundai family and supporting the communities where we live and work.

Do you have a local charity that you support? Please share with us at wecare@keycars.com and let us know what’s important to you!

Before you test-drive your next new or used vehicle

What to do when you test-drive a new carIt’s that moment of truth: you climb behind the wheel of that new or used car from CT best new and used car dealership Key Hyundai, or any Connecticut car dealership, ready to take it for a drive around town, to see whether or not this will, in fact, be your next nicer, newer car.

Does the new car test-drive take you where you want to go?

Here is Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, with really important tips to keep in mind before you test drive a new or used vehicle. This practical advise will help you make sure a car is right for you, really right, with simple tips you shouldn’t overlook when taking the test-drive.

In this Nicer, Newer News video, Jill shares some what-to-do-during-your-test-drive tips, that will help you make a smart, savvy decision about your next car.

Take a listen:

Take a test-drive, and while on the drive, do what you’d do at home or on the way to work to make sure your next nicer, newer car is right for you.

If you have any questions about buying, trading, servicing, or financing your next vehicle, write Key Hyundai automotive experts at wecare@keycars.com and we will find a solution for you!