Thursday, 06 December 2018 14:42

Glidden Auto Body founder turns 96

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BANGOR - A local icon celebrated his birthday Wednesday at the business that bears his name.

Bob Glidden -- the former owner and still the face of Glidden Auto Body -- turned 96 and members of the business community, family, and, friends as well as former and current employees gathered to wish him happy birthday. 

 

When asked how Glidden's has been in business for so long and continues growing in the ever-changing field of auto body work, he said keeping the customer and your employees happy is important.

 

"When you've been in business this long, you make friends with everybody, and I've tried to be honest and careful, and I always depend and help the customer to be right," he said.

 

Bob said he enjoys seeing all his friends come out to celebrate his birthday every year