avid helps of youth and prep sports activities
SPACE COAST SPORTS HALL OF FAME: For greater than 27 years the Mike and Freddie Erdman have contributed love, money and time to varied sports activities applications and applications that assist to ship sports activities to the Brevard County group.
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – For greater than 27 years, Mike Erdman Nissan, Toyota and Cadillac have been an integral a part of the Brevard County Neighborhood. Nonetheless, Mike and Freddie Erdman are about a lot greater than promoting vehicles and vans.
Serving others is the Erdman philosophy of life. That is true not simply in enterprise but additionally of their household.
Actually, there in all probability isn’t an individual studying this that hasn’t heard a narrative of kindness and generosity or recognized or been a component ultimately of all that Mike and Freddie Erdman have performed, and do, on the Area Coast and past.
The Erdman’s involvement with non-profit organizations is distinguished by group effort and Christian primarily based values.
Each occasion Mike and Freddie are part of, just like the Erdman Automotive Golf Invitational, is finished to lift cash for the group, and their Christian beliefs are the inspiration for a way they stay their lives, run their household, increase their youngsters, function their enterprise and serve their group.
Mike and Freddie have seven youngsters who’re all profitable in their very own manner and have all been raised to really feel as liked and as vital because the sibling that got here earlier than or after them.
“I’m very happy with all seven of my children,” stated Mike Erdman, a graduate of the College of Georgia and an enormous “Dawgs” fan. “All my children are student-athletes. They’ve all excelled in all they’re doing they usually all assist one another.”
For greater than 27 years the Erdmans have contributed love, money and time to varied sports activities applications and applications that assist to ship sports activities to the Brevard County group. They have been instrumental in establishing and proceed to assist the Pop Warner youth soccer program on the Area Coast.
For over a dozen years the Erdman Automotive Group has been the title sponsor for the Friday Night time Locker Room, which has delivered a whole bunch of youth and highschool sporting occasions on radio and now on Area Coast Every day TV.
“Mike and Freddie Erdman are two of essentially the most giving individuals I’ve ever recognized,” stated Friday Night time Locker Room President Steve Wilson.
“The Erdmans will not be simply supporters of youth sports activities, or mother and father that work within the concession stand, which they do, but additionally assist Brevard County youth and faculty athletics in each aspect.”
The honors and accolades are numerous, but when you understand Mike and Freddie then you understand the impetus behind their generosity and dedication to giving again to the group is just because it’s “the correct factor to do.”
Mike and Freddie are co-chairs on The Construct to Service management workforce at Melbourne Central Catholic Excessive Faculty the place all seven of the Erdman youngsters attended or attend and excelled in highschool. Just lately, the brand new Erdman Automotive Athletic Discipline Home opened, offering a brand new coaching facility for baseball, soccer, soccer, observe & subject, lacrosse and cross nation.
When requested why giving again is so vital to them, Freddie Erdman stated, “It’s life, that’s what it’s about. We love Brevard County, we love our group, we’re so glad to be right here and something we are able to do for the group we’re all on board.”
The Erdman’s imagine the very best is but to return. Later this yr a model new Toyota and Nissan dealership will open at I-95 and U.S. Freeway 520 in Cocoa. Whereas the aim is at all times to achieve promoting extra automobiles, constructing the brand new dealership is as a lot about taking good care of their staff, whom they contemplate household.
Whereas the Erdmans will let you know they’re the blessed ones there isn’t any doubt the Brevard County group is equally blessed to have Mike and Freddie serving and calling the Area Coast residence.
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