Tidwell to head Fla. dealer group
BOCA RATON, Fla.-The Florida Independent Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association elected John Tidwell, of Mike Gatto Inc. in Melbourne, Fla., president during its May convention at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater, Fla.
The group also elected the following officers: David Zwalina of Automotive One in Longwood, president-elect; Cindy McGee of McGee Tire Stores in Lakeland, vice president; and Sherry Marcoe of Jeff Clay and Sons in Kissimmee, who continues her term as secretary/treasurer.
New board members include: John Barr, Pioneer Tire, Riverview; Dick Erickson, Sun Tire Inc., Jacksonville; Wayne Hazen, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., St. Cloud; Shawn Long, Long Tire, Valrico; Vic Knoblock, Post Office Tire, Ocala; Lewis McKay, Dolphin Tire, West Palm Beach; Terry Moore, Olin Mott Tire Stores, Tampa; Kelley Rowland, Citrus Tire & Auto, Inverness.
Ontario group moves, taps president
LONDON, Ontario-Wayne Moser, owner of Bast Tire Service in Waterloo, Ontario, is the Ontario Tire Dealers Association's new president for the 2001-2003 term.
Mr. Moser assumed his OTDA post during the group's general meeting and Bob Arthurs Charity golf tournament at the Pine Knot Golf Club in Dorchester, Ontario.
The association also is taking hotel reservation requests for its convention and trade show, to be held Jan. 24-26, 2002, at the Hilton London Ontario in London, Ontario. Group rates and room availability will be guaranteed until Dec. 20. Requests can be faxed to the hotel at (519) 439-9672.
The OTDA has relocated its office. The association can be reached at 69 Shavian Blvd., London, Ontario, N6G 2P4. Phone: (888) 207-9059, or (519) 641-2548. Fax: (519) 641-8426. E-mail: [email protected]