TIRE BUSINESS encourages associations and companies to submit events of interest to tire dealers/retreaders for listing in this column. Please send complete information-full name of group, type of event, place (including name of hotel, restaurant etc.), date and time-to: Calendar, TIRE BUSINESS, 1725 Merriman Road, Suite 300, Akron, Ohio 44313.
DECEMBER. . .
3 California TDRA-North, golf tournament and holiday party, Doubletree, Monterey; (209) 523-8222.
Missouri TDRA-Western Division, annual Christmas party, Park Place Hotel, North Kansas City; Contact Chris Smith or Kathy Cherry at (816) 842-1744.
17 California TDRA-South, annual dinner dance and holiday party, Long Beach Marriott, Long Beach; (714) 774-0187.
JANUARY. . .
13-14 Montana TDA, annual convention, Heritage Inn, Great Falls; (406) 442-3388.
26-28 Ontario TDA, convention and trade show, Sheraton Fallsview Hotel, Niagara Falls; (519) 641-2548.
FEBRUARY. . .
8-10 Western Canadian TDRA, regional convention and trade show, Calgary Convention & Trade Centre, Calgary, Alberta; (604) 733-4964.
10-11 North Central TDSA, convention, Holiday Inn, Plymouth, Minn.; (612) 559-7423.
Northwest TDA, convention and trade show, Bellevue Red Lion, Bellevue, Wash.; (509) 627-7271.
Ohio TDRA, Automotive & Commercial Service Trade Show, John S. Knight Center, Akron; (216) 825-9125.
17-18 Wisconsin ITDRA, convention, Steven's Point Holiday Inn Holidome & Convention Center, Steven's Point; (414) 276-6176.
23-25 National TDRA, Off-the-Road Conference, Southampton Princess Hotel, Southampton, Bermuda; (800) 876-8372.
24-25 Illinois STDRA/Indiana TDRA, convention & trade show, Adams Mark Hotel, Indianapolis; Contact Gene Hendricks, (317) 625-8467.
Addresses and phone numbers are listed in the box at the bottom of this column.
DECEMBER. . .
4-7 Tech International, Tire Repair Seminar.
5-8 Specialty Products, Basic Alignment Class.
5-9 Bee Line Co., Wheel Alignment Class.
FMC Corp., Alignment Class.
6 Hercules, Retreading Seminar and Workshop, Hershey Hotel and Country Club, Hershey, Pa.; (800) 677-9535.
6-7 Hercules, Basic Retreading Class.
7-8 ARA, Repairing Program.
11-14 Tech International, Tire Repair Seminar.
12-15 Specialty Products, Advanced Alignment Class.
12-16 ARA, In-depth Retreading & Basic Repairing Class.
Bee Line Co., Wheel Alignment Class.
15 Signal Software, Report Writer Workshop.
JANUARY. . .
9-11 Federal Mogul, Four-Wheel Alignment Class.
9-13 Bee Line Co., Wheel Alignment Class.
Moog, ABS Brake Class.
16-20 Bee Line Co., Wheel Alignment Class.
17-19 Hercules, Mold Cure Retreading Class.
23-25 Federal Mogul, Four-Wheel Alignment Class.
25-27 ARA, Repairing Program.
30-31 ARA, Class on Selling, Tire Technology & Understanding Retreading.
FEBRUARY. . .
6-8 Federal Mogul, Four-Wheel Alignment Class.
6-10 Bee Line Co., Wheel Alignment Class.
8-10 ARA, Retread Plant Managers Program.
12-15 Tech International, Tire Repair Seminar.
13-17 Bee Line Co., Wheel Alignment Class.
19-22 Tech International, Tire Repair Seminar.
20-22 Federal Mogul, Four-Wheel Alignment Class.
20-24 ARA, In-depth Retreading & Basic Retreading Program.
Where to call
American Retreaders' Association (ARA), Training Center, Louisville, Ky.; (800) 426-8835 or (502) 968-8900.
Bee Line Co., Training Center, Bettendorf, Iowa; (800) 728-7828; in Canada, (800) 858-3003.
Federal-Mogul Corp., Training School, Ann Arbor, Mich.; (313) 761-3688.
FMC Corp., Automotive Service Equipment Division, Conway, Ariz.; (800) 362-8326.
Hercules Tire & Rubber Co., Training Center, Findlay, Ohio; (800) 677-3570, Ext. 475.
Moog Automotive Inc., Training Center, St. Louis; (314) 385-3400.
Signal Software Corp., Pittsburgh; (800) 847-3887.
Specialty Products Co., Training Center, Longmont, Colo.; (303) 772-2103.
Tech International Inc., Technical Training Facility, Johnstown, Ohio; (800) 433-8324; in Ohio, (800) 336-8324.