Dealers

Milestones

  • Dick Stowers and Richard Stowers of Culberson-Stowers Inc. in Pampa, Texas, received an 80-year award for Chevrolet from General Motors.

    Transitions

  • Ron Hibbard has rebuilt Ron Hibbard Toyota in Gallatin, Tenn. The dealership building was destroyed by a tornado in April 2006.

    50 with Chrysler

    Mark Snethkamp, right, of Bill Snethkamp Inc. in Highland Park, Mich., receives a 50-year award for Chrysler from Steven Landry, Chrysler LLC's executive vice president of North American sales, global marketing, service and parts.

    35 with Honda

    Sally Woodson-Spigle of Rick Woodson Honda in Roanoke, Va., receives a 35-year award for Honda from Jason Mahoney, American Honda Motor Co.'s central Virginia district sales manager.

    30 with Mercedes

    Jesse Munn, right, of Riverside Motors in Little Rock, Ark., receives a 30-year award for Mercedes-Benz from Rob Teitelbaum, Mercedes-Benz USA's Southern region market manager.

    25 with Ford

    Ed Bosch, left, and Doug Wierda of R.E. Barber Ford in Holland, Mich., received a 25-year award for Ford from Ford Motor Co.

    25 with Subaru

    Jim Dwyer, left, of Dwyer & Sons Subaru in Commerce Township, Mich., receives a 25-year award for Subaru from Tomohiko Ikeda, CEO of Subaru of America.

    25 with Honda

    Jon Lorensen, left, of Westbrook Honda in Westbrook, Conn., received a 25-year award for Honda from American Honda Motor Co. At right is James Dartt, the dealership's general manager.

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