Alabama dealers plan July meeting MILLBROOK, Ala.—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chairman Tom Dattillo and two college football coaches will be among the featured speakers at the Alabama Tire Dealers Association's annual convention July 14-15 at the Grand Hotel Marriott in Fairhope, Ala.
The convention will begin at noon on Friday with a golf tournament at Rock Creek Golf Club in Fairhope.
The evening will feature a tailgate party, complete with pickup truck and goal posts, and speeches from University of Alabama football coach Mike DuBose and Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville—a rarity that these two rival coaches will appear together.
On July 15, Mr. Dattillo will speak at the ATDA's Past President's Breakfast, which will be followed by a business meeting and seminar. The group also will hold the Hank McCafferty Memorial Scholarship Fund drawing for a $10,000 cash prize.
For more information, contact Jeri McCafferty at (334) 285-6389.
Ontario to host Truck World 2000
TORONTO—The Ontario Trucking Association will hold a new national truck show for Canada Sept. 14-16 at the National Trade Centre at Exhibition Place in Toronto.
The show called, Truck World 2000, will showcase the latest developments, new products and services on the market.
The group is expecting hundreds of exhibitors on more than 400,000 square feet of show floor space.
More than 30,000 fleet owners, owner-operators, purchasing agents, mechanics, safety and maintenance experts are expected to attend the event.
For more information, contact Victoria Rumble, show coordinator, at (416) 249-7401, ext. 246, or e-mail at [email protected] The association's Web site is www.truckworld.on.ca.