Maggio collision center

Robinson Brothers Ford Lincoln has been serving Baton Rouge and the surrounding communities since 1946. Robinson Brothers is family owned and is one of the largest volume Ford and Lincoln dealers in the 6 state Ford region.
Our dealership is a full service facility, with both new and used car sales, a large capacity service department, an on site Quick Lane facility for faster maintenance service, plus a full service parts department and body shop/collision center - you literally have everything you need for your vehicle right here!
Our mission statement is simple - to be emotionally engaged with our customers and our employees and to serve our community.
DENHAM SPRINGS Maggio Collision Center, located at 2150 Tower Dr., Denham Springs, celebrated its grand opening recently.

The business, which employs six people, includes a 5,000-square-foot modern facility for full service collision repair, covering major collision repair to minor dent repair, expert computerized paint matching, unibody repair, air bag replacement, glass work, air conditioning repair, a towing service and a clean, comfortable reception area for customers

Owner Mark Maggio, who is in the process of moving his family to Denham Springs, says that he decided to start the business from his love of and fascination with automobiles.

While the business offers computerized estimating, insurance estimates are also welcome.

Maggio has over 20 years experience in auto repair, having operated in Prairieville for the past eight years.

The business officially opened March 1.

Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m to 5 p.m.
Inspired ATA Martial Arts of Denham Springs piled up the accolades at the American Taekwondo Association’s World Expo in Little Rock, Arkansas, this month.

The local martial arts academy took home four world titles, five silver medals and four bronze medals in the Tournament of Champions, the end-of-the-year competition that drew thousands of challengers from across the globe July 12-13.

In the 9-10 age group, first-degree black belt Preston Edwards walked away as world champion in both the traditional forms and traditional weapons categories.

In the 15-17 age group, first-degree black belt Alyssa Linton emerged as the world champion in traditional weapons while also taking silver in combat weapons and bronze in traditional forms.

Brian Bizette, another first-degree black belt competing in the 50-59 age group, rounded out the local world title winners by taking the top prize in traditional forms. He also won silver in traditional weapons.

Other local medal winners for the Tournament of Champions included:

-- Devin Nicholson, 9-10 first-degree black belt division, won bronze in creative weapons and traditional weapons.

-- Madison Simoneaux, 13-14 first-degree black belt division, won silver in traditional weapons.

-- Sr. Master Jason Dendy, 40-49 sixth- and seventh-degree black belt division, won silver in traditional weapons and traditional forms, bronze in combative weapons.

Immediately following the Tournament of Champions, competitors turned their attention to the 2018-19 season, which kicked off with another round of competitions July 14-15.

Once again, Inspired ATA Martial Arts of Denham Springs was one of the day’s big winners, claiming 10 gold medals, seven silver medals, and four bronze medals.

Cedric Lee took home the most medals for the local academy to start the new season, grabbing gold medals in four categories — creative forms, XMA weapons, traditional forms and traditional weapons — while taking a silver in combat sparring for ages 18-29 in the multicolor division.

Other winners included:

-- Edwards, 11-12 first-degree black belts, won gold in weapons and creative forms, silver in forms, creative weapons, and XMA forms.

-- Simoneaux, 15-17 first-degree black belt division, won gold in weapons, silver place in forms, bronze place in combat sparring,

-- Nicholson, 11-12 second-degree black belt division, won gold in forms, silver in traditional weapons.

-- Linton, 15-17 second-and third-degree black belt division, won gold in weapons, bronze in forms.

-- Chris Trinh, 11-12 second-degree black belt division, won gold in sparring.

-- Dendy, 40-49 sixth- and seventh-degree black belt division, won silver in traditional forms, bronze in combat sparring and traditional weapons.