Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Facebook Crowns Top Mechanic; 'Winning Formula' Drives Family Business Success

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Facebook Crowns Top Mechanic; 'Winning Formula' Drives Family Business Success

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Billy Balkin: Velmec Automotive; all 3 mechs are great, as well as office staff.

Maureen Nelson: Love you Paul Vella at Velmec. You always look after me and a real gentleman. Thank you xx.

Eileen Hughes: Gympie Central Service Centre; always great service, highly recommend the boys there.

Kylee Mccabe: Paul Vella at Velmec. And I travel from bay for his awesome team.

Bill Newcombe: Gold City Steering and Suspension. Mark and the boys have excellent customer service skills and provide great advice. They go out of their way to assist and do a top quality job.

Katherine King: Peter and Ben at Gold Star Diesel. Gympie's specialist diesel technicians. Honest prices and top notch work. I wouldn't take my Hilux anywhere else.

Cherry Ryan: Doyles Garage... hubby has a 1973 Kingswood. I have a very recent sedan... looks after us every time.

Carol-Ann Males: Gympie Central whom are not central anymore, but they are awesome. Being a single mum they have never steered me wrong and have helped me and my kids as they have bought their cars.

Vainekeu Terepo Areora: Paul and Sue Vella from Velmec. All the way.

Matthew

Lee

Reporter

matthew.lee@gympietimes.com

PAUL Vella, of Velmec Automotive Service and Repairs, was thankful yesterday for the votes catapulting his business to the top of The Gympie Times' online poll of the region's favourite mechanics.

The Gympie Times asked its Facebook followers to nominate their favourite mechanic and a tally on Thursday afternoon revealed Velmec Automotive as the clear winners.

Mr Vella said the social media seal of approval meant a lot.

"There are a lot of reputable mechanics in Gympie so the fact people choose us and have faith in us means a lot," Mr Vella said.

A winning formula explained the tick of approval. …

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