ITRA will host Expo golf outing
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The International Tire and Rubber Association will host the fourth annual Educational Foundation Golf Tournament to coincide with its 2001 World ITRA Expo in Nashville, Tenn.
The tournament is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. April 18 at the Hermitage Golf Course in Nashville—the day before the Expo's opening.
ITRA is seeking sponsors for major prizes and greens. For details, contact Christine Marnett at (800) 426-8835 or (502) 968-8900.
All contributions to the ITRA Educational Foundation from the private and public sectors are used for educational and training pursuits and are tax-deductible.
MTDA holds fund raiser
SEVERNA PARK, Md.—The Maryland Tire Dealers Association, in conjunction with the Chesapeake Automotive Wholesalers Association, raised more than $6,600 for the family of a slain police officer.
The groups held a raffle for a Caribbean cruise for two or $1,500 during its annual crab feast, held Aug. 19 in Pasadena, Md. Proceeds were donated to the family of Sgt. Bruce Prothero, a Baltimore County police officer who was killed while on duty.
Tyrexpo Europe slated for March
LONDON—Tyrexpo Europe 2001, Europe's largest specialist tire exhibition, will be held in association with the Tyre Industry Council and Tyres and Accessories magazine March 14-16, 2001, at the Grand Hall, Olympia in London.
The show has attracted global interest from manufacturers and wholesalers of tires, the retread industry, rubber suppliers, equipment makers, wheels, heavy machinery, recyclers and a range of service providers for tire retailers, according to the Tyre Industry Council.
For more information, contact the Tyre Industry Council at (020) 7323-0771, or via e-mail at [email protected], or visit its Web site at www.tyresafety.co.uk.