It’s not Christmas yet however Chevrolet Suburban has been gifted the honor of being the first vehicle to receive an Award of Excellence Star at Hollywood & Highland by The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
For the last six decades, the Chevrolet Suburban has been Hollywood’s longest working actor. Featured in over 1,750 films and television shows, this industry mainstay has become synonymous with on-screen entertainment. On Thursday, December 5 the President of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Rana Ghadban revealed the famous star on the Walk of Fame and remarks were made from Dennis McCarthy, Hollywood Picture Car Coordinator as well as Tim Kozub, design manager for Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe. The day was also declared, Chevrolet Suburban Day in Hollywood!
In addition to being the first inanimate object to receive a star, Chevrolet celebrated its 85th anniversary at Hollywood’s Athletic Club. The historic venue provided the perfect backdrop for a celebratory evening consisting of hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, mingling and holiday charm.
Additional facts about the Chevrolet Suburban and Hollywood
- The Chevrolet Suburban first appeared on the Silver Screen in 1952.
- The Suburban has appeared in at least one television series every year since 1956.
- Suburban has appeared in at least one film every year since 1960.
- The vehicle has also appeared in over 30 award-nominated films.
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 115 countries and selling more than 4.0 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found HERE.
ABOUT HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
For more than 97 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided leadership, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Donelle Dadigan, is the Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2019-2020, and Rana Ghadban is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. For more information please go HERE.