S.C. association elects new officers COLUMBIA, S.C.—The South Carolina Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association has elected new officers and directors for 1999-2000.
They are: Blaine Fender of LeGrande Fender Inc. in St. George, president; Glenn Miller of M & M Tire Co. in Greenwood, first vice president; Tom Kerr of Bishopville Tire in Bishopville, second vice president; and Herb Brantley of Guardian Tire in Columbia, secretary/treasurer.
Maryland to hold 2nd 'Mega Show'
SEVERNA PARK, Md.—The Maryland Tire Dealers Association will hold its second annual ``Mega Show,'' Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, at the Ocean City Convention Center in Ocean City, Md.
The group again is hosting this trade show in conjunction with the Chesapeake Automotive Wholesalers Association and the Service Station and Automotive Repair Association. Last year's Mega Show drew more than 2,200 attendees.
The show will feature a beach party on Thursday, Sept. 30, and a product liability mock trial on auto repairs the following day. Ken Kruithoff, vice president of national dealer sales, Michelin Americas Small Tires, will be the keynote speaker on Saturday morning.
A town hall meeting will follow Mr. Kruithoff's speech. Topics will include hiring and firing employees and sexual harassment.
For more information, contact the MTDA at (410) 647-8919.