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Free auto repair classes for women

Audra Fordin

Audra Fordin

A Flushing Queens repair shop is offering free auto repair classes to women. Details below.

WHO: Hosted by Audra Fordin. Audra owns Great Bear Auto Repair and Auto Body Shop in Flushing, Queens. She is a female auto repair and auto body shop owner and certified auto mechanic-- think Marisa Tomei in My Cousin Vinny...but better.

WHAT: Workshop called "What Women Auto-Know" to educate and empower women about basic car repair. This workshop is ideal for women, college students, girls, young and old -- (but guys, you can come too). Drinks, finger foods and sushi will be served.

WHEN: Saturday, November 20th from 3:30-4:30PM
Upcoming workshops, every third Saturday of the month:

· November 20th - 3:30-4:30PM
· December 18th- 3:30-4:30PM
· January 15th- 3:30-4:30PM
· February 19th - 3:30-4:30PM
· March 19th, – 3:30-4:30PM

WHERE: Great Bear Auto & Body Center
164-16 Sanford Avenue, Flushing, NY 11358

Donations are accepted but not expected. Donations go to help repair the car of working women who need to drive for work and cannot afford to have it fixed.

RSVP:  For those interested RSVP to Audra at 718-762-6212 or email

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