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Regional Association Event Announcements: January 2019

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It's almost time to kick off 2019! See below for a list of regional automotive association events coming up in January:


IGONC To Hold 2 January Chapter Meetings

The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) will host two chapter meetings in January 2019. The Jacksonville Chapter will hold a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3 at Logan’s Roadhouse in Jacksonville, NC. The Triangle Chapter’s meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 8 from 6--8 p.m. Contact Steve Poole for more information on the Triangle Chapter meeting.


For more information about IGONC and its upcoming events, visit igonc.com.


St. Louis I-CAR Committee To Hold 1st Meeting of 2019

On Jan.11, the St. Louis I-CAR Committee will host its first meeting of the new year at 8 a.m. at Ranken Technical College, room 211 in St. Louis, MO.


Committee Chair Shelly Jones shared, “There will be an update on I-CAR, and we will begin planning for the 2019 Career Fair.”


For more information, visit facebook.com/ICARStLouisCommittee/


WAC To Hold 1st Meeting of New Year

Women in Automotive and Collision (WAC) will host its first meeting of 2019 on Jan. 15 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Ranken Technical College in St. Louis, MO.


According to WAC President Shelly Jones, “We will hear from the instructors about the automotive and collision programs, tour the shops, hear from one of their students and hold our general meeting. We would love for you to join us!”


For more information, visit facebook.com/groups/wacstl/


AASP-MO Gateway Collision Chapter To Host Meeting on Jan. 9

On Jan. 9, AASP-MO’s Gateway Collision Chapter will host a meeting on ADAS and other information, featuring both classroom and hands-on training. The meeting is sponsored by Hunter Engineering.


For more information, visit aasp-mo.org.


Jason Garfoot To Teach ASA-OH To Maximize Paint Booth Throughput

On Jan. 17 and 18, ASA-OH will host two workshops on “Maximizing Paint Booth Throughput,” taught by Jason Garfoot, senior technical advisor at Global Finishing Solutions. Identifying that the paint booth can be the biggest bottleneck or the biggest asset in a shop, Garfoot’s presentation will focus on sharing key ways for collision repair facilities to stay profitable and cut down on booth cycle time. He will share new methods and suggestions for modifying prepping/staging areas to help develop a high-production paint department---shortening key-to-key time and increasing profits.

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