Mo. group seeks 'hall' nominations
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-The Missouri Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association (MTDRA) is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame.
The MTDRA Hall of Fame honors men and women who have made contributions to the tire industry that include providing organizational leadership, creating innovations benefiting peers and making significant business accomplishments within the state and national tire industry. Candidates are nominated by their peers and the MTDRA's board.
The group will name the inductees during its annual convention, Aug. 8-10 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, Mo. To submit nominations, contact Bob Hamilton, (816) 415-4400. Fax: (816) 415-0272.
Ala. tire dealers to meet in July
MILLBROOK, Ala.-The Alabama Tire Dealers Association (ATDA) will hold its annual convention July 25-27 at the Edgewater Beach resort in Panama City Beach, Fla.
The event will kick off with a golf tournament Friday at the Holiday Golf Club. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place teams, as well as for closest to the pin and longest drive. An ``All-American'' dinner and induction of ATDA Hall of Fame candidates is scheduled for later that evening.
Saturday events will feature the annual Past Presidents Breakfast and speakers from Federated Insurance, TeleCheck, UBS Financial and the Miller Development Group.
Registration is $109 per dealer and $99 for spouse. Members with six or more attendees will receive a rate of $99 per attendee. Registration for the golf tournament is $55. For more information, contact Jeri McCafferty at (888) 297-8473, or visit ATDA's Web site, www.alatiredealers.com.
Ga., S.C. dealers host joint show
CARTERSVILLE, Ga.-The Georgia Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association (GTDRA) and the South Carolina Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association (SCTDRA) will host the Automotive and Tire Show Aug. 22-24 at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Hilton Head, S.C.
The groups said the event will be held in conjunction with the Automotive Service Associations of Georgia and South Carolina and will feature sessions on wage and personnel issues.
Registration deadline is July 21. Cancellation for fee refunds must be made on or before Aug. 1. For more information, contact the GTDRA at (800) 252-6282 or the SCTDRA at (888) 847-3772.