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  • John Prince of Prince Toyota in Tifton, Ga., received a 30-year award for Toyota from Southeast Toyota Distributors. The dealership is owned by Prince Automotive Group, which also has dealerships in Valdosta and Douglas, Ga.
  • Richard Shuman and Robert Shuman of Shuman Motor Sales in Walled Lake, Mich., received a 25-year award for Chrysler from DaimlerChrysler.
Silver dealer

Ed Howard of Ed Howard Lincoln-Mercury in Sarasota, Fla., receives a 25-year award for Lincoln and Mercury from Catrina Albrecht, Lincoln Mercury's zone manager.

25 with Ford

John Hern, left, and Rick Hern of Courtesy Ford in Poulsbo, Wash., received a 25-year award for Ford from Ford Motor Co. The Herns, who also received a 25-year award from Ford Motor Credit Co., have another Ford store in Port Townsend, Wash.

25 with Chevrolet

Mike Kevil, left, of Kevil Chevrolet in Budd Lake, N.J., receives a 25-year award for Chevrolet from Bill Fleck, Chevrolet's New Jersey zone manager.

Georgia dealers elect officers

The members of the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association elected officers. Pictured, from left, are Frank Rozier of Rozier Ford-Lincoln in Statesboro, secretary-treasurer; Steve Middlebrooks of Heyward Allen Motor Co. in Athens, chairman-elect; Walter Lewis of J.C. Lewis Motor Co. in Savannah, chairman; Danny Griffin of Griffin Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Tifton, immediate past chairman; and Bill Morie, the association's president.

50 with Lincoln and Mercury

Jim Shepherd of Shepherd Lincoln-Mercury in Richmond, Mich., receives a 50-year award for Lincoln and Mercury. Pictured, from left, are Mark D'Antonio, Ford Motor Co.'s Detroit market representation manager; Shepherd; Kurt Brinkman, Ford's regional market representation manager; and Anne McCarthy, Ford's zone manager.

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