Gabriel Rowe of Gabe Rowe Nissan in Rocky Mount, N.C., received a 25-year award for Nissan from Nissan North America.

25 with Ford

Joseph Merjeski, right, of Bill Marsh Ford in Newtown, Pa., receives a 25-year award for Ford from Steve Randall, Ford Motor Co.'s Philadelphia region general zone manager. Merjeski also received a 2006 president's award.

North Dakota dealers elect officers

The members of the Automobile Dealers Association of North Dakota elected officers. Pictured, from left, are Renard Bergstrom of Bergstrom Automotive Management in Devils Lake, immediate past chairman; Pat Murphy of Murphy Motors in Williston, chairman; and Bill Wallwork of Wallwork Truck Center and Valley Imports in Fargo, chairman-elect.

South Carolina dealers elect officers

The members of the South Carolina Automobile Dealers Association elected officers. Pictured, from left, are John Jones Jr. of Jones Chevrolet Co. in Sumter, treasurer; David Herndon of Herndon Chevrolet in Lexington, first vice president; Bal Ballentine of George Ballentine Ford-Lincoln-Mercury-Toyota in Greenwood, president; and Patrick Watson, the association's executive vice president/secretary.

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