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Brown Bear upgrades will speed car wash experience

August 25, 2016

"With the way Cheney is growing and the activity...


Brown Bear provides a greener way to raise money

May 20, 2016

Growing up in Alaska, Victor Odermat gained an...


Corporate Philanthropy: Just good business

May 20, 2016

The Top 25 medium-sized companies, which have revenue...


Brown Bear planning car wash in Poulsbo

September 18, 2015

Brown Bear plans to build a car wash on...


Brown Bear Car Wash: Clean and Green

December 21, 2011

By focusing on environmental safety, customer service, and four-star...


Puget Sound area 'Green' causes snag 8% of giving

May 20, 2011

Brown Bear founder Victor Odermat and members of his...


For Brown Bear, backing green is good for business

June 15, 2008

Brown Bear may be one of Washington's most venerable...


Management style at Brown Bear Car Wash featured in Seattle Times’ Pacific Northwest Magazine

March 13, 2005

SEATTLE, Washington— Vic Odermat, founder of Seattle-based Brown Bear...


Founder of Brown Bear Car Washes buys back chain, will polish it up

November 13, 2003

If the employees' white shirts and ties seem quaintly...


Brown Bear family is back in the car-wash business

November 12, 2003

The Seattle-based founders of Brown Bear Car Washes have...