Ohio dealers to hold golf outing
COLUMBUS, Ohio-The Ohio Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association will hold its annual golf outing Aug. 11 at the Bent Tree Golf Club in Sunbury, Ohio.
The event will feature a four-ball scramble with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m., prizes and hole-in-one contests with prizes. The entry fee is $80 per player and $300 per foursome. All entry forms must be collected by Aug. 2. For more information, contact OTDRA at (614) 221-7950.
Tire Society opens registration
AKRON-The Tire Society will hold its annual meeting and conference on tire science and technology in conjunction with the International Tire Exhibition Conference (ITEC), Sept. 9-10 at the Radisson Hotel in Akron.
The conference will feature technical sessions and a keynote address by Goodyear Chairman/CEO Samir Gibara. Registration fees are $200 for a full membership, $100 for a retiree and $25 for a full-time student. Registration forms and fees are due Aug. 31. For more details, contact The Tire Society: (330) 929-5238.
Ga. dealers elect officers
LOGANVILLE, Ga.-The Georgia Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association held its annual meeting and election of officers June 22 in Macon, Ga.
During the meeting, the group discussed holding four area meetings in conjunction with educational sessions and possibly planning a joint 2003 convention with the South Carolina Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association, according to Tony Sexton, past president of the GTDRA.
The following officers were elected: Bill Duckworth Jr. of Bill Duckworth Tire in Brunswick, president; Kim Willis of Willis Tire & Auto in Griffin, vice president; and Bob Rogers of Mableton Car Care in Mableton, secretary/treasurer.
New directors elected to three-year terms are: Mike Wilkinson of Wilkinson Tire in Tucker; Mike Iverson of Snelling Walters Group in Dunwoody; and Jay Lee of Kauffman Tire Co. in Macon.
The association also changed its address to the following: P.O. Box 2516, Cartersville, Ga., 30120. Phone: (800) 252-6282. E-mail: gatire- [email protected]