Antioch Auto Center Owner, Tom Nokes, Donates $100,000 to City for Police

Antioch Auto Center Tom Nokes presents a check for $100,000 to Mayor Jim Davis and Councilmembers

By James T. Ott

Tom Nokes, owner of the Antioch Auto Center presented the City Council with a $100,000 check at the Tuesday, May 22, 2012 council meeting as part of a promise to match the city’s fundraising efforts.

Although the city did not raise quite the $100,000 that Nokes and his son Brian Nokes pledged to match – Tom said they would support the city any way they could and presented the full $100,000 anyway.

City Council Members were heavy in praise for all that Nokes and the Auto Center had done for the city.

Kalinowski said he thought the Auto Center single handedly kept Antioch out of bankruptcy during the last few troubled years and said that the best way for residences to support the city was to shop at the Auto Center.

Mayor Davis said “we appreciate everything you do,” and Council Member Mary Rocha said Nokes “represents the spirit of Antioch.”

 

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4 Comments to “Antioch Auto Center Owner, Tom Nokes, Donates $100,000 to City for Police”

  1. Arne Simonsen says:

    This is a wonderful gesture by Tom & Brian Nokes of the Antioch Auto Center and demonstrates his commitment to Antioch.

  2. brian says:

    Worst customer service ever

  3. Tom Nokes says:

    they were investigated by the BAR and was found guilty. refuses to pay fines

    • anthony costantini says:

      i would like to speak to you about a car i purchased at your all star hyundai dealership
      on century ct in pittsburg. thank you.

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