2019 Celebrating Small Businesses On Havana Street – Featured Business: Havana Auto Parts

March 13th, 2019

Havana Auto Parts first opened in Aurora in 1976 and joined the NAPA distribution network 40 years ago.  The Welsh family has owned Havana Auto Parts from the start, and currently Kate Welsh and her son Donovan Welsh run the company.  Donovan serves on the board of directors of the Havana Business Improvement District He is an active board member and assists in the marketing and advertising for On Havana Street. He has also helps with various events On Havana Street – Halloween Trick or Treat & Costume Contest & the Cruzin’ Havana Car Cruise.

Havana Auto Parts has 4 locations and many long-time employees. They also carry a full line of parts for imports and offer nationwide warranties on their products. So, wherever you move or travel, you will be covered.

ASC certified parts counter employees make sure you get the right part for your vehicle the first time.

Havana Auto Parts stocks more than 1 million parts and accessories and prides themselves on providing a 2 hour delivery time on local special orders.  The retail stores are open 7 days a week to serve you.

Havana Auto has been the “Presented By” sponsor of the annual Cruzin’ Havana Car Show for the last 10 years. We look forward to our 12th Annual Cruzin’ Havana Car Show on June 8, 2019. Havana Auto Parts will be hosting the exclusive NAPA trailer at the “NEW” Stampede/Kaiser Festival Site – 2430 S Havana Street.

In addition to being a sponsor of our most signature event on the Havana Motor Mile, Donovan Welsh is a stakeholder on the business improvement district board of directors and also serves on the BID board’s marketing sub-committee. He has a passion for the arts, music and supports the BID’s branding identity program Art 2C. He also been a great board member in assisting in special events.

See photo of Donovan Welsh, 2nd from left, with the other board members Shannon Jones (far left), Yulissa Williams (2nd from right) and Finn Ruehrdanz (far right) at the 2018 Art 2C Gala at Schomp Subaru.

See photo of Donovan, his wife Char, John and Gayle Jetchick, and Finn Ruehrdanz helping to distribute a pallet of Halloween candy at the Gardens on Havana.

Photos of  past Cruzin’ Havana Car Show with Havana Auto Parts as the title sponsor