A Southeast Texas car dealership is paying it forward.
Philpott Motors has been awarded 25,000 by its corporate office for the most community service hours completed by employees in 2012. On Tuesday, Sonic Automotive corporate office joined with Philpott Motors to present that money to three local charities.
Recipients of the generous gifts are the Southeast Texas Food Bank, Casa of Southeast Texas, inc. and the ARC of Greater Beaumont. Each received check for more than $8,000.