With the start of the New Year, the Indiana Auto Body Association (IABA) was presented with a large challenge: the Association's Executive Director, Tony Passwater, resigned after 12 years in the position.
ASA-MI has been very busy for the past couple years as, in addition to holding their normal programs, the association spent an exorbitant amount of time representing the collision and mechanical automotive repair industries in legislative battles.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) recently raised over $9,000 during its 2017 fundraising campaign to support the AASP-MN Automotive Education Fund.
ASA Midwest has stayed busy for the past couple of months with chapter meetings, networking events and even a kickoff for their new chapter in Northwest Arkansas.
On Wednesday, August 24, AASP-MN hosted a Night Out with the St. Paul Saints, a networking event that attracted 102 attendees to join the association at CHS Field in St. Paul.
On Tuesday, June 14, the ASA-OH hosted a Central OH Networking Event which provided an opportunity for association members to get to know one another in addition to offering some educational information.
On Saturday, June 18, ASA-Midwest hosted an Employee Appreciation event at Kauffman Stadium with members tailgating before enjoying a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers.
Mike Swift, President of ARA
On May 12-14, the Automotive Recyclers of Michigan (ARM) held its Annual Road Show Business Networking Conference at the Highway Auto Parts Yard in Roseville MI, one of the busiest yards in the Detroit Metro area.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) awarded $14,000 in scholarships to help post-secondary automotive students pay for tuition during the 2016-17 school year.
April marks the beginning of service for the 2016–‘17 Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) Board of Directors. The Association welcomed Carl Thomas, Lancer Service Auto Care, St. Paul , Bruce Tschida, Lake Marion Collision, Lakeville, and Dave Bock, Auto Value Parts Stores/APH, St. Cloud, to the Board of Directors.