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Gary Barbera and the Barbera Bear Thank the East Norriton and Norristown Townships and the Hillcrest Plaza Shops for the Reception During Their 27th Annual Holiday Parade

Gary Barbera and his BarberaCares Program along with the World-Famous Philadelphia Barbera Bear joined Montgomery County’s own Lexi Brooks, of the Miss PA Scholarship Pageant Scholarship Fund for the 27th Annual East Norriton Norristown Holiday Parade on Germantown Pike to welcome Santa Claus.


Philadelphia, PA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/10/2019 --Here comes the World-Famous Philadelphia Barbera Bear and Santa Claus!
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World Famous Barbera Cares Bear | Barbera's Autoland

The 27th Annual East Norriton Holiday parade departed from East Norriton Middle School, Roland Drive at 11:00 am sharp. The Philadelphia Famous Barbera Bear rode along entertaining along the route on Germantown Pike in the Gary Barbera Holiday Red Jeep Gladiator with the lovely Miss Montgomery County Lexi Brooks part of the Miss Pennsylvania Scholarship Fund riding along waving to the event participants and the ever-growing crowd. The parade was festive and fun along Germantown Pike and proceeded to Hillcrest Plaza Shopping Center. Thank you to the many bands, floats, fire trucks, police officers on reindeer decorated motorcycles, scout groups, and many others who joined in to welcome Santa to Town. The parade entered the Hillcrest Plaza for an afternoon festival of fun activities following the parade. A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the "Patrician Society" helping verifiably needy families and individuals in the greater Norristown Area and the Developmental Enterprises Corporation.

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Miss Montgomery County Lexi Brooks pictured with the Gary Barbera holiday red Jeep Gladiator, a festive elf, the World-Famous Philadelphia Barbera Bear and Gary Michael Barbera.

Gary Barbera Jeep Gladiator | Barbera's Autoland

About Gary Barbera's on the Boulevard and His BarberaCares Programs
Gary Barbera's on the Boulevard proudly celebrates their 30th anniversary since swinging open the doors showcasing Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep and CPOV vehicles collaborating with it's own Philadelphia's Credit Connection- On-Site Instant Auto Credit. Over 1000 Vehicles including 300 Jeeps Cheap at one location. Barbera's on the Boulevard is recognized by FCA as Philadelphia's #1 volume dealer in both new and pre-owned vehicles for decades. Getting their start as a Dodge dealer has propelled them to be the #1 Dodge Dealer in 6 states, PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA, and WV since the start while receiving Chrysler's highest accolade J D Power certification.

The Barbera Culture, rooted in the belief that Business Comes Where it is Invited and Stays where it is Well Treated. The Barbera organization hires hospitality and trains talent instilling within every single employee the philosophy of guest hospitality, consistent service, and gratefulness for the client's most precious gift of their valuable time. Their proudest moments are when they are welcoming back families who have purchased 9-10 cars and who send their friends and family. The biggest compliment is the wonderful thoughtful gift of a referral of family and friends.

The Barbera family credits their parents with instilling the Barbera Culture of Hospitality, Family Values and Work Ethic. Their mother Rita Barbera known to all as "Lovely Rita" was kind, socially conscience, and valued family and hardwork. Their father, Eugene Barbera planted the automotive seed through his business, Palm Auto, a carwash, gas station, auto repair and body shop center located in Fishtown before it bloomed into the sprawling area it is today. The Barbera family would work for their father as children inspired by their father's work ethic and client satisfaction standards. Their dad said, "Hard work never hurt anyone but Aggravation sure will kill you."

Honored to be recognized with the prestigious Family Owned Business award for dual accolades; Gary Barbera's on the Boulevard for positively impacting their communities economically and BarberaCares for Community Service Excellence. On the heels of this crowning achievement Gary Barbera's on the Boulevard is recognized alongside industry icons 6ABC, QVC, and Comcast NBCUniversal for Corporate Philanthropy as the region's most charitable givers.

BarberaCares principles of Support, Enhance, and Inspire lead the way in community service including broadcasting their Don't Text and Drive Campaign- Keep the Boulevard Safe message to everyone, especially the young. Proud to be the inaugural partner of Governor Edward G. Rendell's Adopt-A-Highway state wide clean up initiative from the ground up, 1000's of Turkey and Winter Coat hand deliveries to underserved sections of the city such as Strawberry Mansion, massively leading the way in Solar Recycling Cans around the city. Support of Philadelphia's finest including P.A.L, honoring Veterans for their service and sacrifice. Of course 1000's of individuals, children, families, youth groups, churches and synagogues have been added to the list of those being assisted by BarberaCares over the 3 decades.

Their Philly famous mascot – the Barbera Bear can be seen lending a paw and entertaining during parades and community clean-ups. Gary Barbera's on the Boulevard is also known for where the Stars buy their Cars! It all began with Jim McMahon and Doug Pederson as a young Quarterback in the 90's with many, many stars in between and after. Now it's Coach Doug Pederson and he's been driving Barbera for decades! Now it's your turn. I would be remiss if I didn't ask you.... Is Barbera the Best... Boy I Guess!