Kelley Blue Book is one of the most well-respected organizations in the world when it comes to cars. The company has long provided reliable reviews for vehicles in addition to the industry standard in value. KBB’s Resale Value Awards rank and recognize vehicles based on how well they hold their resale value, and the 2018 awards put Chevrolet’s lineup of capable and reliable trucks at the top of the list.
Both the Chevrolet Silverado HD and the Chevrolet Tahoe won the 2018 Best Resale Value Awards in their respective categories – Full-Size Pickup Truck and Full-Size SUV/Crossover. Meanwhile, the 2018 Colorado and Silverado 1500 ranked highly on the KBB.com Top 10 Best Resale Value List.
In January, Chevrolet debuted the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, kicking off a brand-new generation for the reputable nameplate and celebrating 100 years of excellence in the auto industry.
All Chevrolet trucks are crafted with a century’s worth of engineering and design expertise. Durability is prioritized during the design process, which is why Chevy truck models are still crafted using fully boxed frames and high-strength steel. This commitment to reliability earned Chevrolet’s trucks top spots in the 2018 Kelley Blue Book Resale Value Awards.
To see the 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe and Silverado HD in person and take them for a test dive, visit the team here at H&H Chevy.
March is here, and that means spring is right around the corner. With things like spring break and warmer weather coming up fast, it’s never too late to start planning your first big outdoor excursion of the year using our list of the top 5 hikes in Pennsylvania’s Cumberland Valley. Make the most of the valley’s beautiful recreational opportunities outdoors this year.
Perhaps one of the most well-known hiking trails in the world is the Appalachian Trail, and a segment is here in the Cumberland Valley. Parts of it are good for beginners and have plenty of parking and several access points. Considering that the whole trail is about 2,200 miles long, do your homework before you set out on your hike.
Cumberland Valley Rail Trail
This is a very simple, flat 11-mile trail, which makes it excellent for biking if you’re not much of a hiker yourself. There are even horseback riding opportunities on this trail.
Flat Rock Trail on the Tuscarora Trail
Amateurs should not attempt this trail, which is rated “moderate to difficult.” However, its challenge rewards dedicated hikers with a gorgeous 180-degree view of Cumberland Valley.
Kings Gap Trail Network
Have hikers of varying skill level in your group? The Kings Gap Trail Network offers many scenic trails of different difficulties and lengths.
LeTort Spring Run & Nature Trail
This simple 2-mile trail surrounds the popular fly-fishing stream known as LeTort Spring Run, providing gorgeous scenery known throughout the area, which rounds out our list of top 5 hikes in the valley.
If you’re headed hiking and you’re looking for a capable vehicle to take you to the trail, consider stopping in at H&H Chevy.
Shippensburg March events
One thing the H&H Chevy team loves about living in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania is that there’s always plenty to do. You can stay busy for the rest of the winter with these cool Shippensburg March events. Read on and mark your calendars!
Hops & Humor Comedy Night with Earl David Reed
If winter has you down, and laughter is the best medicine, then you need a night at the STCC Multi-Purpose Center with local comedian Earl David Reed. His live performance will have you and your friends breathless with laughter. The event is BYOB, and starts at 6 p.m. on March 2, 2018.
Philadelphia Bus Trip
If you need a vacation, consider joining in on the community bus trip to Philadelphia. The group leaves at 6 a.m. on March 10, 2018 and cost of fare is $60 per person. You’ll have ten hours to shop, eat, and explore in one of our state’s biggest cities.
Jay Leno at Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Residents of Shippensburg will have another chance to catch some amazing humor and an energetic performance when Jay Leno comes to the the auditorium at Shippensburg University. The show is on March 24, 2018 and tickets start at $79.
Whether you’re throwing a party or just looking to add a little festive joy to your home or office during the end of the winter season, these DIY St. Patrick’s Day decorations make for a fun activity. And don’t worry—if you make too many you can stop in at H&H Chevy and we’ll turn the place into a St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
It’s never a bad time for cupcakes. When you add St. Patrick’s Day toppers, you have a festive treat that coworkers or friends will love. Simply create a festive print or drawing with paint and colored paper, attach to a popsicle stick, and insert.
Replace the winter wreath above your fireplace with a homemade banner. Craft paper, glitter, string, and green paint allow you to create your own triangle banner. Each triangle displays one letter to spell “Lucky” or another festive word of your choice.
If you’re throwing a party, this easy craft is the perfect centerpiece for a table. Cut out four-leaf clovers from green card stock of different shades and then glue them to skewers. Stick the clover-topped skewers into a pot or a vase and you have your very own clover garden right there on your table.
This February, shake off the cold and join the community for some fun and entertaining events in the local area. Here are some events that we at H&H Chevy recommend for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy.
So Good for the Soul: A Tribute to the Music of Motown – February 10. 2018 from 8-10pm
So Good for the Soul will take us back in time to enjoy the energetic music and beats of Motown that we all enjoy. At this even, eight veteran entertainers will perform your favorite Motown hits. These entertainers include former band members of The Jones and The Marvelettes, and performers who were on Broadway in shows such as Dream Girls and Showboat.
Valentine’s Day – Wednesday, February 14
Don’t forget to take your sweetheart out for a nice night this Valentine’s Day. Grab a romantic dinner at a local restaurant, stay a night at Cumberland Valley, or send some flowers from Fisher’s Florist.
America – February 17, 2018 from 8-10pm
This February, America comes to the Luhrs Performing Arts Center to bring their ‘70s Top-40 hits to Shippensburg University. Some of their most popular tunes include “I Need You” and “Don’t Cross the River.” Come experience their enduring music and distinctly American sound.
This Valentine’s Day, show everyone how much you care by making DIY, one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day cards that will warm your loved ones’ hearts. In particular, spend some extra time crafting the perfect card for that one special someone—they will surely be touched by your thoughtfulness. Here are some ideas for handmade, DIY Valentine’s Day cards from us at H&H Chevy.
Be Creative with Materials
Everyone knows that hearts are the go-to decoration for Valentine’s Days, so try to be a little more creative with what you use to make your cards. Use Scrabble tiles, Bingo boards, lace, or some of your favorite pictures. By all means, include some hearts and Cupid arrows as well. In addition, I’m sure no one would mind if you incorporated chocolate or something equally scrumptious in your DIY card.
Be Thoughtful with Design
If you’re spending the time to make DIY Valentine’s Day Cards, keep in mind the card recipient’s favorite things. If they like glam, use glitter and jewels. If they’re the outdoorsy type, draw lovebirds or use some beautiful pressed flowers. If they enjoy literature and poetry, use those scrabble tiles or find some poems that express how you feel—or write your own!
We’re nearly ready to ring in the New Year which means it’s time to decide what your goal is for 2018. Here are a few tips from us here at H&H Chevrolet to help you keep your 2018 New Year resolutions.
The first step in achieving your 2018 New Year resolution is to be realistic when deciding what you want to strive for. For example, deciding to visit all seven continents with limited funds and time isn’t a realistic goal and is one most people will fail. Choosing something realistic, like kicking a bad habit, increases your odds of success.
In order to achieve you’re goal, you’ll want to start small. If you want to stop smoking, start by cutting down on your number of daily cigarettes, then stop smoking for one day out of the week, and increase it from there. Changing slowly is the best way to ensure that you’ll achieve your goal by the year’s end.
Don’t Fret Failure
Failure is a part of life, and it’s only natural to mess up a few times. Messing up on your diet or failing to keep to your routine doesn’t mean you should stop entirely. Pick up where you left off and keep striving to tackle your resolution!
The New Year is just a few weeks away which means there’s still some time to come up with a great resolution. If you’re drawing a blank, have no fear! Here are some New Year resolution ideas from us here at H&H Chevrolet to get you ready for 2018!
Learn Something New Each Day
Learning something new each day is a great way to make you the most interesting person at the party. Whether you’re interested in animals, history, or science, there’s thousands of interesting tidbits that you can add to our arsenal. Choosing to learn something new each day is easy thanks to the internet, and can help change your view of the world.
We aren’t suggesting your dedicate hours a day at the gym, just that you get up and active more. Whether you want to get a pedometer to keep track of your steps or join a sports team, getting active is the key to happier, more interesting life.
Whether you’re procrastinating work, school, or chores, you’re wasting time and energy. Choosing to stop procrastinating menial tasks in 2018 will help you achieve your goals much more efficiently. In fact, it could open up more free time that you could dedicate to your favorite hobby.
The holidays are all about getting together with friends and family and enjoying a magical time of year. Try something new and exciting this year by checking out these great winter events in Shippensburg this December. At H&H Chevrolet, we picked out our favorite upcoming events that are sure to offer something for everyone!
Cookies with the Clauses
Bring the whole family to Cookies with the Clauses this year to enjoy arts and crafts, delicious food, and pictures with Santa. The event will take place between 2 pm and 4 pm on December 2nd. Don’t miss your last chance to get your Christmas list in!
Ladies Pint Night Out and Ugly Sweater Competition
Shippensburg University Alumni shouldn’t miss the 1st Ladies Pint Night Out & Ugly Sweater Competition on December 1st at Knute’s Pub & Grill. Ladies, grab your friends and your most hideous sweater and show up for a crazy fun time.
The TEN Tenors “Home for the Holidays”
On December 9th The TEN Tenors will be at Luhrs Performing Arts Center as part of their “Home for the Holidays Tour.” Featuring holiday favorites and modern hits, this event will appeal to music lovers of all ages.
As temperatures drop, don’t keep yourself cooped up until next spring. Instead, check out these great winter events in Shippensburg!
Decorating your home for the holidays is one of the best parts of the season! But you don’t have to break the bank to turn your home into a winter wonderland. Try out these DIY holiday crafts from H&H Chevrolet and really get into the holiday spirit.
Holiday Napkin Rings
Make these charming homemade napkin rings for super adorable place settings at the table this year. All you need is some leftover wrapping paper, tape, and rickrack or string. You probably already have these items lying around the house and in just minutes you can kick things up a notch at your holiday meal.
Ditch the plain construction paper and opt for strips of reflective scrapbook paper for this glitzy take on a holiday classic. If you don’t have these items already, a quick trip to the craft store and a few dollars will set you up with everything you need!
Festive Snowman Candles
Kids will love making these awesome snowman candles around the holidays. The best part about this craft is that you only need cheap dollar store candles and common crafting supplies to create these adorable glowing snowmen that look fantastic on the mantle or on the doorstep.
Before you go over budget this year, try out these great DIY holiday crafts. You’ll be surprised how far some common household items can get you as you decorate your home this winter.