“Helping people repair their lives.” Sarasota Herald Tribune 2 August 2001: BS5.
Brief profile of Ben Brewington, born in North Carolina of Lumbee and Cherokee parents, who has operated Ben's Auto Body in Bradenton for 30 years. His main focus, however, has been on helping others. He raised over $1,500 for a needy family who were injured in an auto accident; allowed an employee to temporarily move his mobile home to the auto shop lot; participates in Southeast High School's On the Job Training Program; and helps the elderly from Freedom Village with their auto repair needs. In 1992, he was nominated for Business Man of the Year.