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Bike MS: Cactus & Crude

Cactus & Crude Ride raises funds, awareness for MS

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At the Reagor Dykes Auto Group, we enjoy our opportunities to get involved, give back to communities and make a difference. On July 15th and 16th we joined forces with the National MS Society in Midland to sponsor the annual two-day cycling event of Bike MS: Cactus and Crude Ride that raises funds and awareness for the disease.
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Reagor Dykes Mitsubishi Fireworks Extravaganza

4th on Broadway festivities led by one of city’s biggest advocate families 

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The 4th on Broadway is a treasured tradition for families on the South Plains for 27 years.
Celebrations took place at Mackenzie Park for the 4th on Broadway Parade with hopes to grow the event bigger than ever before. 
The parade and festival remain the largest free festival in Texas but with the change, the demand for volunteers has doubled. 
Many community leaders, schools, businesses, and civic organizations took the opportunity to show their patriotism by taking part in the parade. 
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American Cancer Society's Cattle Baron's Ball

American Cancer Society’s annual event raises awareness and support in fight to stop disease 

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At the Reagor Dykes Auto Group we believe that as a prosperous Lubbock business it is our number one priority to make our community better. 
“Helping our neighbor is our responsibility. We know and come in contact with folks daily who are affected or have a family member in a battle with a form of cancer,” RDAG owner Bart Reagor said. 
For more than three decades, the American Cancer Society’s Lubbock Cattle Baron’s Ball has raised money for cancer research and services for…
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Let's Roll Student Athlete: Ethan Martinez

Junior, Ethan Martinez serves up strong game for Cooper Pirates 

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From the first time he ever stepped on a tennis court, Ethan Martinez knew he was right at home.
“I was a baseball player, a pretty decent pitcher,” he said. “I didn’t really want to go to PE, so I thought I would try tennis, and when I tried it, it just felt like I was meant to be there.”
Martinez now has four years of competitive tennis under his belt, and he will be a junior at Lubbock-Cooper, where the tennis program’s growth has coincided with Martinez…
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Flag Day: RDAG Receives Flag by VetStar

RDAG recognized for its support of veterans’ causes

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The Reagor Dykes Auto Group was one of several Lubbock businesses to receive a flag from veterans aid group VetStar as the country commemorated Flag Day on June 14.
As part of the presentation, veterans performed a flag-folding ceremony while explaining the meaning behind each fold of the flag. The flag was then presented to the RDAG as a token of appreciation for the company’s commitment to ideals that represent America.
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Blast From the Past: Hemphill-Wells Window Display

Building’s displays bring back memories of downtown’s bright legacy

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Driving down Avenue J may remind longtime Lubbockites of days past.
In the windows of the old Hemphill-Wells building, located on the northwest corner of 13th Street and Avenue J, are neon signs of Lubbock businesses, most of them now long gone. The signs are part of a display arranged by Reagor Dykes Auto Group, who along with McDougal Companies will remodel the former department store later this year.
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Alzheimer's Football League: Bombshells v Firecrackers

Bombshells, Firecrackers face off to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research 

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The second annual Alzheimer’s Football League game was played in late June as women from across West Texas gathered at Jones AT&T Stadium to raise money for an important local cause.
The event started a year ago as a result of the Spike & Sharon Dykes Endowment in honor of Sharon, who passed away in 2010 following a battle with Alzheimer’s.
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West Texas ASCO All-Star Competition

Company continues support of student-athletes with scholarships at annual ASCO event 

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The Reagor-Dykes Auto Group presented scholarships to two high school student-athletes in conjunction with the 13th annual West Texas ASCO all-star competition.
The event, comprising high school athletes from across the area competing in football and boys and girls basketball games, takes place each June. The football game takes place at Lowrey Field, and the basketball contests take place at the Rip Griffin Center on the campus of Lubbock Christian University.
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Let's Roll Magazine Student Athlete: Gabriel Vega

Monterey diver soars to new heights en route to UIL state meet, all-American recognition

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It took a time and a lot of effort for Gabriel Vega to make a splash in the world of prep diving.

But now, the Monterey senior has soared to new heights, finishing fourth at the UIL state meet and collecting all-America honors along the way.

“I’ve always loved the water,” he said. “My mom would call us water babies because we spent so much time swimming every summer.”

Vega qualified for state as a sophomore and finished 11th. While he has always enjoyed the…
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2017 ADA Campaign Kick-Off

2017 ADA Ambassadors fired-up to meet challenge

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The Reagor Dykes Auto Group once again will throw its support behind the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out event, and once again, company CEO and founder Bart Reagor will serve as the chair.
Diabetes is a serious medical issue in Lubbock County. According to the ADA, there are 120,000 people with either diabetes or pre-diabetes. For perspective, that’s enough people to fill up Jones AT&T stadium – twice.
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