• Greg Dexter of North Bay Nissan in Petaluma, Calif., received a 35-year award for Nissan from Nissan North America Inc.

  • Edward Siemans of Siemans Chrysler Products in Bridgman, Mich., received a 25-year award for Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep from Chrysler LLC.

40 with Nissan

Gerard DeGregoris, right, of Gregoris Nissan in Valley Stream, N.Y., receives a 40-year award for Nissan from Bill Bosley, Nissan Division general manager.

50 with Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge

Curtis Beukelman and Gerald Beukelman of Curt & Hal Inc. (Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge) in Caldwell, Idaho, receive a 50-year award for Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge from Chrysler LLC. Pictured, from left, are Rob Forsgren, Chrysler's Boise service and parts district manager; Curtis Beukelman, the dealership's president; Gerald Beukelman, the secretary; and Jeff D'Annibale, Chrysler's dealer operations manager.

Illinois dealers elect officers

The members of the Illinois Automobile Dealers Association elected officers. Pictured, from left, are John Wolf of Wolf Chevrolet Sales in Belvidere, treasurer; Tom Dolan of Freeway Ford - Sterling Truck Sales in Lyons, chairman; Michael Murphy of Mike Murphy Ford in Morton, immediate past chairman; and David Guebert of Sparta Ford-Mercury in Sparta, vice chairman.

75 with Ford

Mary Jo Tierney and Mike Wetzel of Sunrise Ford Co. in Fort Pierce, Fla., hold a 75-year award for Ford from Ford Motor Co. Behind them, from left, are Kevin Giacomini, Ford's Florida market regional sales manager; Tim Feuling, Ford Motor Credit's Orlando territory sales manager; Mary Cinder, Ford Credit's Orlando/Memphis regional manager; and Don Conroy, Ford Customer Service Division's Miami regional manager. Tierney is the dealership's president; Wetzel is the vice president.

50 with Volvo

Ray Ciccolo, center, of Boston Volvo Village in Brighton, Mass., receives a 50-year award for Volvo from Fredrik Arp, CEO of Volvo Car Corp., and Anne Belec, CEO of Volvo Cars of North America.

25 with Subaru

Vincent Hanson, left, of Hanson Subaru in Olympia, Wash., receives a 25-year award for Subaru from Tomohiko Ikeda, CEO of Subaru of America Inc.

30 with Toyota

Jim Robertson, left, of Jim Robertson Toyota in Kirksville, Mo., receives a 30-year award for Toyota from Mark Angelacos, assistant general manager of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.'s Kansas City region.

Silver dealers

George Place, left, and Richard Place of Putnam Ford-Mercury in Putnam, Conn., received a 25-year award for Ford and Mercury from Ford Motor Co.

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