Community Involvement



We believe in giving back to our community.

Venice Chamber of Commerce: Business of the Year Awards- Medium Business of the Year Winner

  • In December, 2023 we not only celebrated 34 years in business, but we won Business of the Year through the Venice Chamber of Commerce. We would like to give a shout out to our amazing team here and at the fleet division for the hard work they put in day to day. They do an amazing job helping our clients and community, they put so much care into each encounter and we are blown away with the wonderful reactions and compliments we receive on the daily. Jenny was lucky enough to accept this award given by the Vencie Area Chamber of Commerce as the medium business of the year winners! Thank you for this prestigious honor!

Giving back to our local schools: National Book Giving Day!

  • Every February 14th, it is not only Valentine's Day, but also National Book Giving Day! For the past two years we have worked with two different schools to volunteer and read to a classroom, but also provide the class with coloring books and crayons, to honor the national day and give a book! This year, we visited a first grade classroom at Venice Christian. (Faces are covered to protect the kiddos) It was a wonderful day answering all their questions about auto repair and getting to read a great story! Thank you Shari and Sabrina :) 

Hope for Justice

  • We are big into supporting Hope for Justice victims of human trafficking, we sell candles, soaps, and air fresheners at our shop to donate straight to this cause and we do the Gasparilla Run every year to run for Team Freedom that directly supports the cause as well.

Venice Police Department Blue Santa Toy Drive

  • Venice Police Departments' Blue Santa Toy Drive, this was our second year as a drop off location, we couldn't believe the generosity of our community! The difference of this toy drive is, it supports all of our local children and families. Venice PD provides a Christmas Day breakfast and dinner along with the delivery of toys to each family! Last year we were not only a drop off location, but provided two of those meals to a very deserving family. This year, Detwilers sponsored all of the meals, and we again were a drop off location for the toy drive! 


Going Gold for Children's Cancer Awareness Month

  • This past September, we went Gold in the shop for Children's Cancer Awareness month. We purchased gold ribbons for our clients to fill out for each contribution, and had bracelets made for the ladies! We offered free brake pads for the entire month of September with the kind contribution of our Napa Auto Parts partners - We are a Gold Certified Napa Auto Parts Repair Shop after all! 


Venice Chamber of Commerce

  • Venice Chamber of Commerce Members. This is our second year in the Leads Exchange Group where we get to connect with our fellow business owners. We held our first ever ribbon cutting in September 2021, and hosted a Business Connections Chamber event here at the shop! It was great connecting with our local community and surrounding businesses! We have also been a hole sponsor for the Chamber Golf Tournament two years in a row! 

Young Marines Program

  • Venice Middle School Young Marines program - Part sponsor for the Fools Run 5k in April 2022, which proceeds went directly to this program! 


South County Food Pantry Food Drives

  • South County Food Pantry: We have been a drop off location several times, especially after Hurricane Ian. 


The Twig Cares

  • The Twig is near and dear to this community and to our hearts. We love donating needed goods, but especially our time! We have had our ATI shop Owners group spend the day sorting and merchandising the warehouse. We have donated to the Sneaker Drive for back to school. We have sponsored the Taste for the Twig event. This year, we were a platinum sponsor for their 3rd annual Fostering Love Gala, this will be our third year attending. We look forward to supporting this non-profit as the years go on. 


  • Venice High School Volleyball - VHS Project Graduation
  • Sarasota County 4-H & FFA
  • Jessica Costanzo Scholarship Fund
  • Venice PD Community in need program
  • K-9's for Warriors

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