According to AASPI Executive Director Mike Lane, “This was a record outing with 148 golfers and 42 sponsors sponsoring 48 holes. This was our annual Golf Outing that raises funds to help with our government advocacy. In addition, a portion of the proceeds of the 2018 AASPI Golf Outing will go to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, which provides continuum of care for people with developmental disabilities.
“Nick DePaul of Parkville Auto Body was our outing chairman, and he did a terrific job organizing this event. At the banquet following a day of golf, AASPI Chief Lobbyist Brian Wojcicki spoke about our OEM parts and OEM repair procedures legislation and other legislative initiatives. AASPI wants to say thank you to all the supporting companies and members who made this year’s golfing outing a great success.”
This year’s Platinum Sponsor was Hawk Auto Group, and the event’s Gold Sponsors included AkzoNobel, asTech, Axalta Coating Systems, Enterprise Holdings, FinishMaster, Jack Phelan Chrysler Jeep Dodge & Ram Countryside Mopar’s Largest Stand-Alone Warehouse and PPG Industries.
The 2018 AASPI Golf Outing’s Silver Sponsors were Eric-LaSalle Body Shops and NCS/Single Source.
Additional sponsors were ABC Auto Parts & Sales, Aeromotive Services Inc, Addison Auto Body & Glass, Advantage Auto Glass, Al Piemonte Ford, Bacher Computer Solutions Inc, BASF, B&L Automotive Repairs, B&M Auto Collision Center Inc, Bionic Auto Parts & Sales Inc, Continental Motors Group, Custom 77 Auto Rebuilders, Fix Auto USA, Fluid-Aire Dynamics, LKQ Keystone Automotive, Mayer’s Collision Center Inc, Mercedes Benz of Westmont, Micro Auto Paint & Supplies Inc, Midland Insurance Company, Mobile Auto Solutions, PAMS Inc, Parkville Auto Body Inc, Pugi of Chicagoland, Saint-Gobain Abrasives – Refinish Solutions Group, Schaumburg Toyota, Stafford’s Auto Parts, TL Supplies Inc, Turi’s Auto Collision Center, United Fire Group Insurance, and Zara’s Collision Center.
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