Step One Automotive on Chatham Parkway Presents Local Hero Award to James Putney For National Veterans and Military Families Month

Friday, November 19th, 2021

Step One Automotive Group presents American Legion Post 500 Commander James Putney with their Local Hero Award in recognition of National Veterans and Military Families Month. . The award will be presented during their monthly Grab-n-Go Meal event for first responders on Friday, November 19th from 11am to 2:00pm at North Savannah Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Fiat’s location at 1011 Chatham Center Drive, Savannah GA.

“Every month Step One awards a community member who has made a significant contribution to the community. This month it was an easy decision!” states Step One Automotive Group Marketing Manager Maja Ciric. “James Putney is an extraordinary man: a veteran who keeps trying to make a positive impact every day through his dedicated work at American Legion William P. Jordan 500, the oratorical contest, oyster roast and birthday celebration for dear friends, you name it!! We are so happy to be able to honor a man like James.”

“From going into our local schools JROTC, spearheading the American Legion Oratorical Contest and arranging drive by birthday visits, James Putney is the definition of a local hero.  He has drastically increased the membership of Post 500 and brought it back to life. He works tirelessly as the Chaplain for the First District of Georgia, is the local representative of American Legion Boys State and the Veterans Council Chaplain,” states immediate past Commander of American Legion Post 500 G. John Parker.

Also - Step One Auto will serve delicious cooked fresh meals from popular and locally owned food truck Chazitos while abiding by social distancing standards.

Step One Automotive Group is looking for people who make a difference every day. Nominate them for a chance to become a STEP ONE local hero and they can receive a $500 gift card, a weekend in a Jeep Gladiator and dinner on us. Nominate your local hero by sending an email to Every month we will award and celebrate community members that make a difference.

Step One Automotive Group is focused on customer excellence, employee satisfaction and being an integral part of the community in which they operate. Dedicated to being involved in the local community, they have become strategic partners with the U.S. Army FM WR Fort Stewart & Hunter AAF by supporting and sponsoring events and activities for military families. Step One Automotive Group has an extensive selection of Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat vehicles.