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On May 9, the Spokane Chapter of ASA Northwest held its third annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony at Spokane Community College in Spokane, WA.

Every year, the California Autobody Association co-hosts CAA/ASCCA/Joint Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Day as automotive repair industry members in the Golden State convene at the Capitol in Sacramento to let their voices be heard. 

Wednesday, 02 May 2018 23:05

Alltrade Tools Supports CAWA's Scholarship Program

Written by Rochelle Beckel


CAWA is pleased to announce that Alltrade Tools, thanks to CAWA Board member Greg Livingston, will make available “$500 Powerbuilt gift certificates” to the 2018 association scholarship awardees.

ASA Northwest produced its 2018 Automotive Training Expo (ATE) March 16--18 at the Doubletree Hilton Seattle Airport. The event sold out for the fifth year in a row.

On March 15, the Northwest Automotive Trades Association (NATA) hosted a Lunch and Learn event in Portland, OR, featuring Tom Engel of Vantage PBS to discuss compliancy with the upcoming Oregon Equal Pay Act.


CAWA Chair of the Board Jack Gosnell of Next Level Parts has appointed Ryan Maas of Total Specialties USA to the association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).

CAWA Chair of the Board Jack Gosnell of Next Level Parts has appointed Ken Dowler of Idemitsu Lubricants America and Terry Satchell of Eaton Weatherhead Division to the Association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).

On Feb. 16, CAWA hosted a Napa Regional Meet-Up for the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) in conjunction with CAWA’s February Leadership Days and Educational Forum.

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For the eighth time, the Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) held its annual Gala Fundraiser in Palm Springs, CA.

At its February leadership meeting, the CAWA Board of Directors elected Mike Mohler of the Automotive Parts Services Group as its 2018 Secretary to the Board of Directors.

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