CARSTAR Don Golden’s Opens in Grand Prairie

By September 18, 2019February 21st, 2020Welcome to the Family

CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities is proud to announce the opening of CARSTAR Don Golden’s, located at 12624 – 99 Street, Grande Prairie Alberta, T8V 4G9.

Don Golden’s has been a part of the Grand Prairie community for over 35 years and as previous owners head into retirement, new owner Shane Daerden is excited to continue what the Golden’s worked so hard to build.

CARSTAR Don Golden’s (Team)
“The team of technicians and front end staff that Don and Debbie put together are first class the whole way,” says Shane Daerden, owner, CARSTAR Don Golden’s. “From quality of work to customer service and mutual respect for each other the team is best-in-class and I feel privileged to have the opportunity to lead this team, now with the added support of CARSTAR.”

Jerry Walker, General Manager and Aimee Lindstrom, Office Manager, are longtime members of the team and run the facility. CARSTAR Don Golden’s is 11,000 square feet, equipped to provide premier repairs to all makes and is I-CAR certified in aluminum repair.

“Before joining the CARSTAR family, Shane did his research and spoke with current franchise partners and learned what we are all about,” says Mike Piper, western zone director, CARSTAR. “I am always excited when thoughtful franchise partners like this join, because their values align with ours and they can bring the CARSTAR experience to their community.”

CARSTAR Don Golden’s has a long history in giving back to the community it has served for so long, with plans to continue its charitable contributions. Supporting local non-profit youth sports teams, Grand Spirit Foundation and community events throughout the year are just some of the ways the team gives back.

Please join us in welcoming the CARSTAR Don Golden’s team to our CARSTAR family!


Store Name: CARSTAR Don Golden’s

Store Number: 190701

Contact: Shane Daerden

Phone Number: 780-539-6962
Fax Number: 780-539-7038

Mitchell ID: 1021176

Audatex ID Number: C31A171

Address: 12624 – 99 Street, Grande Prairie Alberta, Canada, T8V 4G9
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm


For more information, please contact:

Michael Piper

Zone Director, Western Canada




CARSTAR is North America’s largest network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities with more than 650 locations in 35 states and 10 Canadian provinces. A part of the Driven Brands family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands, CARSTAR delivers national scale, premier vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes and the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ratings. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, CARSTAR has maintained its commitment to give back to the communities it serves through a variety of fundraising initiatives, including raising over $3 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, and has made fighting cystic fibrosis its cause, North American wide. For more information visit and and follow on Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn. CARSTAR is actively seeking new franchise partners and interested parties should contact 844-906-9764.

For franchise opportunities, please contact:

Collin Welsh

Director of Franchise Development