First Team Community Service and News

First Team Subaru is proud to participate in the Subaru Loves the Earth Initiative!

First Team Subaru is proud to participate in the Subaru Loves the Earth Initiative!

We live in one of the most beautiful parts of America, with our green rolling hills, and majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, along with the incredible wealth of wildlife The Roanoke Valley is home to. We also realize how important it is not only to enjoy nature's beauty, but to do it responsibly.

That's why throughout the month of April…
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First Team Subaru donates over $38,000 to The Children's Miracle Network

First Team Subaru is proud to donate, along with our Subaru customers, over $38,000 to
The Children's Miracle Network!

Friday, March 3, 2017, Roanoke, VA: First Team Subaru has teamed up with Q99's Dick & Dave's Miracle Day and The Children's Miracle Network to help children in the Roanoke Valley get every chance they can at the best medical care possible.

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First Team Subaru making donation to Roanoke Valley SPCA to offset loss due to theft.


January 12, 2016
For immediate release

On Tuesday, January 10th, three individuals entered the Roanoke Valley SPCA under the guise of needing help with food for their pets. But their real intent was to steal the donation jar sitting on the counter.

These three individuals brazenly and maliciously stole donation money from the RVSPCA, and the police are obtaining warrants for their arrest. 

As a friend of the RVSPCA and the community, First…
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First Team Nissan of Roanoke and K92 are teaming up for Toys for Tots!

First Team Nissan of Roanoke and K92 are teaming together to FILL a large U-Haul with new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots!

All toys raised will stay in the Roanoke area (Roanoke, Alleghany, Bath, Craig and Botetourt). First Team is proud to be able to help each year with the Toys for Tots program. This year, in addition to being a Toys for Tots drop off center, First Team has donated 200 bikes to…

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In Honor of Kathy Sullivan, RAYSAC Director


Everyone at First Team wishes our deepest sympathy to the friends, family & coworkers of Kathy Sullivan. We are honored to have worked with her on the RAYSAC After Prom event for the past several years. Kathy’s passion for her work went beyond decreasing underage drinking and drug abuse. She helped save countless lives through her work, including giving the high school students of our community a safe and fun place to enjoy after the prom.

Kathy was a true Steel Magnolia, a beautiful…

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RAYSAC After Prom sponsored by First Team Auto Mall was once again a huge success!

 The After Prom Grand Finale was held Sunday, June 5th, at Valley View Mall in Roanoke. Zack and Freddy Mac from The K92 Mornin' Thang emceed the event and the giveaway of the 2016 Hyundai Elantra donated by First Team Auto Mall!

110 students from 39 area high schools participated in the event. The Grand Prize winner was Caleb Bishop, a Junior from Pulaski County High School. Second place iPad winners were Makayla Cox from…
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First Team Auto Mall helped raise $4400 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

First Team Auto Mall helped raise $4400 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association over Labor Day Weekend!

Roanoke, VA: This Labor Day Weekend, First Team Auto Mall (Roanoke, VA) pledged to the MDA $100 per new car sold. Well, we had a fantastic weekend - 44 new vehicle sales - so we are very excited to donate $4400!

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world's leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular…
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BIG Credit Union Sale at the Salem Civic Center - First Team Auto Mall

Extra! Extra! All First Team Auto Mall franchise sales departments are temporarily MOVING to the Salem Civic Center for the biggest sale of the year!

July, 2015: Wednesday, July 22 through Sunday, July 26, ALL First Team and pre-owned...will be at the Salem Civic Center for this annual event. While our showrooms will be closed, our SERVICE DEPARTMENTS WILL BE OPEN normal operating hours.

The 2015 Credit Union Plus Sale is the…
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This Week's Recipe: Rich Grilled Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter, Lime, and Queso Fresco

Corn is the perfect vegetable for grilling. Why? because it comes with its own built-in protective wrapper — the cornhusk! There is natural moisture in the green husks that helps to steam and smoke the corn until it's tender, sweet, and full of flavor.


For the garlic butter:

- 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, slightly softened
- 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper...
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