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PROGRESS: Silverstar Car Wash, Sunnybrook Shine add to Sioux City’s carwash options

A veritable car-wash gold rush has taken Sioux City by storm. Vehicle owners now have somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 to choose from, between the long-established washes and the ones that opened only recently. Profile: Silverstar Car Wash

When you’re watching a Western, how do you differentiate the town sheriff from the rest of the spur-clinking, gun-toting, cowboy-hat-wearing citizens? What makes him stand out? You can probably picture it in your mind: that moment when the camera focuses on the silver star pinned to his breast. That iconic silver star was the initial inspiration for the Silverstar Car Wash name when the wash was built in 2006.

Silverstar Car Wash to help raise funds for Support Siouxland Soldiers

Silverstar Car Wash is helping raise funds for Support Siouxland Soldiers as part of the opening of their newest car wash.

Silverstar donation to Legends scholarship helps student athletes

Silverstar Car Wash donated $10,000 to this year’s Hy-Vee Sanford Legends scholarship program, which supports students who’ve made a difference in their school and community.

5 new car wash options for the year ahead

Show of hands, everyone who needs a trip through the car wash.

We thought so. Us too.

The good news: If you’re a Silverstar Car Wash member, your unlimited wash awaits no matter how many snow melts and mud puddles we’re in for in the coming weeks.

How clean cars are helping local nonprofits

Silverstar Car Wash raised more than $1,100 for Special Olympics South Dakota when its new southeast Sioux Falls location opened earlier this month.

Why it’s important to keep your car clean during the winter months

With winter in full swing, the last thing you may be thinking about is getting your vehicle washed, even with all the salt, sand and grit on it.

Popular 41st Street car wash will reopen with big improvements

It won’t be long before one of your favorite car washes is back and better than ever. The Silverstar Car Wash at 1221 W. 41st St. is going through a major renovation that will improve on one of the only things customers don’t like as much about the location: getting in and out.

From entry-level team member to manager, a job here can quickly become a career

You might start as a cashier or wash attendant, but there’s now a clear track to career growth for the nearly 200 employees at Silverstar Car Wash.

KeloLand Living: Protecting your Accessories

KELOLand Living recently aired a segment on SilverStar’s extra care to clean your accessories.

KeloLand Living: Employment

KELOLand Living recently featured Silver Star Car Wash to discuss employment opportunities.

Silverstar adds pressurized air, mat cleaner at west-side location

A DIY detail job? It’s possible with these new additions at Silverstar Car Wash. The location at 26th Street and Marion Road has added both pressurized air and a new mat cleaner that customers can use with any visit.

KeloLand Living: 60 Seconds with Silverstar Car Wash

KeloLand Living recently featured a segment with Silverstar Car Wash.

KeloLand Living: Silverstar

Part 2 of the KeloLand Living series

Silverstar brings back haunted car wash

If you’re looking for a car wash, there’s one in Sioux Falls that is hoping to scare up some Halloween business. Silverstar Car Wash on 57th Street and Marion Avenue is putting on a haunted car wash this week.

Spilling the tea: Silverstar haunted car wash

If you want to see this year’s Haunted car wash, you’ll find it at the Silverstar at the corner of 57th Street and Marion Road from 6-9 PM. You’ll be able to feel the fear all from the comfort, and safety, of your own car. It’s just $15 for entry, and is free for unlimited pass members. A portion of this year’s proceeds benefits Feeding South Dakota and they’re also accepting donations for local food pantries. And you get a clean car after your big scare!

Silverstar featured on KELOLand Living Segment

Silverstar Car Wash was recently featured on KELOLand Living.

Silverstar opens 2nd car wash in Sioux City

Sioux City’s latest car wash is now open.

Silverstar Car Wash is celebrating the grand opening of its second new facility in the metro, this one on Floyd Boulevard near Outer Drive.

Silverstar Car Wash plans new Sioux Falls location

Story courtesy of SiouxFalls.Business Southeast Sioux Falls: Silverstar Car Wash is coming to your neighborhood. The Sioux Falls-based membership-driven car wash is under construction at 57th Street and Graystone Avenue. “The location is great for us because we’ve had a number of customer requests for this area,” regional manager Andrea Vetos said. “The southeast part of…

Clean your vehicle inside and out, unlimited, with new value price

Drive away in a sparkling clean vehicle anytime you want for an incredible new value at Silverstar Car Wash.

The All Access Pass now is offered for just $45.95 per month and includes unlimited full-service washes at Empire Car Wash by Silverstar and unlimited exterior washes at any Silverstar location.

Silverstar to build office, car wash on Minnesota Avenue

Silverstar Car Wash plans to build its Sioux Falls headquarters office, along with a car wash and training center on Minnesota Avenue. The car wash is planning to build on and renovate the site currently owned by Vern Eide at 1500 S. Minnesota Ave.

Silverstar Car Wash opening Minnesota Ave. location despite resistant neighbors

A new business is coming to central Sioux Falls. But don’t expect the neighborhood to throw a house-warming party. Silverstar Car Wash is expanding its footprint in the community with plans to add an eighth location and establish its headquarters and a training center at the former Vern Eide Tint and Recon Center at 1500 S. Minnesota Avenue.

Residents concerned about new car wash

Another Silverstar Car Wash location is coming to Sioux Falls, but it’s not without some contention. The new Silverstar will take over the old Verne Eide building, located on Minnesota Avenue, between 23rd and 25th Street, but residents in the nearby area are not happy to see the business coming into the neighborhood.

Silverstar training programs help employees develop career paths

Jordan Shuman had been with Silverstar Car Wash for more than three years when he noticed a need in late 2018: The company was struggling with ensuring team members were being properly prepared for their jobs as they and Silverstar grew. Having recently graduated from Southeast Tech with an associate degree in business administration, he…

Silverstar car wash offering free sanitization for all customers

A Sioux Falls car wash is hoping to give people some peace of mind during the pandemic. Silverstar Car Wash is offering to sanitize car interiors for all customers. The way it works is you put the AC on full blast, and a crew sprays a sanitizer mist in the car for 60 seconds. They vacuum the interior then spray it again. 

Silverstar Car Wash raises money to donate to Crittenton Center

Over the last several days, Silverstar Car Wash on Hamilton Boulevard has been offering free “platinum” car washes. In lieu of paying for the service, they are asking for free-will donations for the Crittenton Center. Silverstar’s general manager said they wanted to help one of Siouxland’s oldest organizations any way they could.

Local carwash offering free service, asking for donations for Crittenton Center

A new Sioux City business is making its debut with an eye on a local non-profit.

Silverstar Car Wash is offering its services for free, but customers who want a carwash will be asked for a free-will donation that will be given in-full to the Crittenton Center, a non-profit in Sioux City. So far, about $1,000 has been raised.

Silverstar Car Wash opens on Hamilton Blvd.

It’s been more than three years since the Applebees on Hamilton Boulevard was torn down, but now there’s another reason cars are backed up in that area.

The new Silverstar car wash has just opened where that restaurant used to be and they’ve been giving free car washes to celebrate.

Disinfected in a minute – the safe way to keep your vehicle clean

There’s no need to worry about spreading germs while getting your vehicle washed at Empire Car Wash by Silverstar thanks to a new cutting-edge cleaning product.

The car wash at 41st Street and Grange Avenue has started using an EPA-certified disinfectant and electrostatic applicator inside vehicles before and after they go through an interior wash.

Rocket Auto Wash Joins the Silverstar Family

Silverstar Car Wash® continues its growth in the Upper Midwest with the acquisition of the Rocket Auto Wash in Sioux City, IA.  The acquisition brings the total to 6 car washes Silverstar will be operating or have under construction and development in Siouxland this year.

“We are proud to welcome Rocket Auto Wash to the Silverstar family of car washes,” said Bryan Slama, owner of Silverstar Car Wash. “We will continue to operate Rocket Auto Wash the same great way that the Hanson family has over the past 61 years.”

Car washes make adjustments for COVID-19

Your hands might be cleaner than ever – but area car washes are finding ways to ensure you’ll keep your car that way too.

Clean Ride Auto Spa was just about a month into its opening when the COVID-19 outbreak hit.

The business near 85th and Minnesota shifted gears to offer a free wipe down after an exterior wash, along with pickup and drop-off of vehicles for detail services.

PROGRESS: Sioux Falls chain to open car washes in Sioux City in 2020

Silverstar Car Wash, a Sioux Falls-based car wash chain, is set to open a series of its car washes in the Sioux City metro.

Earlier this month, Silverstar announced its purchase of Sioux City’s Rocket Auto Wash on Correctionville Road, which had been run by the Hanson family for more than 60 years.

In addition to the Rocket Auto Wash location, Silverstar is planning to open locations at 1700 Hamilton Blvd., the site of a former Applebee’s restaurant, and at Floyd Boulevard next to the Pizza Ranch.

Silverstar buys Empire Car Wash

Silverstar Car Wash has purchased longtime Empire Car Wash, known for its interior cleaning services.

Silverstar owner Bryan Slama said improvements are coming to Empire by Silverstar at 41st Street and Grange Avenue, but Empire’s deep-cleaning services will remain.

“We recognize that sometimes you have the time to allow us to clean the inside of your vehicle, and sometimes you need the speed and quality of having your neighborhood Silverstar clean your vehicle,” Slama said.

Silverstar creates music, light show holiday wash

The synchronized light show that used to be at the Western Mall has found a new home — at a car wash.

Silverstar Car Wash has created a synchronized music and Christmas light show at its 3900 E. 10th St. location, designed in conjunction with organizers from the long-running Christmas at the Western Mall show.

Silverstar to offer free car washes one day next week

Silverstar Car Wash will offer free car washes Tuesday as part of a new annual event.

The washes will be given at all six Sioux Falls locations from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. The car wash will be accepting donations for South Dakota Law Enforcement Charities.

Unlimited-pass members will receive a free upgrade to the top wash and free dash wipes. With every free wash, customers can vacuum for free and use free towels.

Silverstar’s haunted car wash raised $1,700 for Feeding South Dakota

A haunted car wash hosted this year in western Sioux Falls was so successful, business owners are already looking forward to Halloween 2020.

The Silverstar Car Wash location at 4916 S. Marion Road raised $1,700 for Feeding South Dakota with its first haunted car wash event this week, which finished its last day Wednesday evening.

“We’re always looking for kind of fun things to do to bring families in and create a fun atmosphere,” Silverstar Regional Manager Andrea Vetos said. “This was an idea we had seen other car washes do.”

How to have a spook-tacular, family-friendly Halloween in Sioux Falls

At 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, make cleaning your car before winter hits a little weirder by visiting the Silverstar Car Wash, 4916 S. Marion Road, to experience a family-friendly light and fog show, with spooky music and creepy characters.

Visitors get free candy, but the entry fee is $15, a portion of which will go to Feeding South Dakota.

Silverstar converts car wash to Halloween theme

Silverstar Car Wash is giving one location a spooky twist for the next few days.

The wash at 57th Street and Marion Road has been converted into a Halloween theme today through Wednesday.

“We will have a light show, costumes, treats for kids and free dash wipes for all customers and members that visit us,” regional manager Andrea Vetos said.

Silverstar opens latest car wash

Silverstar Car Wash has added a location in south Sioux Falls.

Its car wash opened recently in front of Walmart at 85th Street and Minnesota Avenue.

It’s the sixth location in Sioux Falls. As a promotion, Silverstar is offering a $1 membership with unlimited car washes for a month, with no cancellation requirement and no limit to the level of wash purchased that month.

Fun ride: Manager finds fit guiding growing car wash

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Andrea Vetos, regional manager with Silverstar Car Wash.

Name: Andrea Vetos

Age: 26

Hometown: Sioux City

What brought you to Sioux Falls?

After I graduated from USD, my now-husband and I knew we didn’t want to move back to Sioux City. I was working for a bank and was able to get a job at one of their branches in Sioux Falls, so we made the move up here.

Sioux Falls chain to open four car washes in metro Sioux City

Silverstar Car Wash, a Sioux Falls-based car wash chain, announced recently it is expanding into the Sioux City market with three locations in Sioux City and one in South Sioux City.

Andrea Vetos, a regional manager with Silverstar, said locations at 1700 Hamilton Blvd., site of a former Applebee’s restaurant, and Floyd Boulevard next to Pizza Ranch, will open in 2020.

Construction is expected to begin next month.

Embe names 30 selected as Women’s Leadership participants for 2019

EmBe has named the 30 participants selected for its 2019 Women’s Leadership Program.

The 17-month annual program provides professional development to professional women by providing them with learning opportunities and a mentor.

The program is now in its eighth year and includes a retreat, six learning sessions and mentoring.

Silverstar adding south-side location

Fast-growing Silverstar Car Wash is expanding again.

The car wash plans to build on land in front of Walmart at 85th Street and Minnesota Avenue.

Construction will start as soon as possible, owner Ryan Holte said. It will be the sixth Sioux Falls location.

“This location will help serve our unlimited car wash members here in the south part of Sioux Falls,” he said.

Silverstar buys 10th Street AutaWash

Silverstar Car Wash is expanding to five locations in Sioux Falls with the acquisition of 10th Street AutaWash.

The car wash at 3000 E. 10th St. closed today and will reopen after Silverstar makes changes to the building and adds equipment.

“We want to update a few things that will allow a quicker process for customers, as well as some lower price options,” co-owner Ryan Holte said. “That is where this industry has been going for some time now, and why we have been able to grow. But again, we will be doing everything we can to consider all of those local customers that have been going to 10th Street since 1993.”

Silverstar Car Wash opens fourth location

Silverstar Car Wash has opened its fourth Sioux Falls location with a new facility at 5000 W. 26th St. near Marion Road.

“We love this new neighborhood — being just off the interstate, on so many customers’ way home and around the growing Lake Lorraine area,” co-owner Ryan Holte said. “It’s a real value to our customers to have multiple locations around the community to use our services, especially families driving kids all over town, people that do a lot of work out of their cars, and now we are seeing many businesses use our memberships to keep their company vehicles clean.”

Local car wash hosting benefit for Harrisburg family

Story courtesy of Dakota News Now A local car wash will host a benefit this week for a Harrisburg family who recently lost its son to a lifelong battle with a degenerative muscular disease. Silverstar Cash Wash will offer free car washes, including vacuuming, to the public from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday…