Jay Burchell of Heritage Chevrolet in Chester, Va., is 2014-15 chairman of the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association. Other officers include William Farrell of Berglund Automotive in Roanoke, vice chairman; Tom Barton of Beach Ford in Virginia Beach, treasurer; Mike Huff of Bob Huff Chevrolet in Wytheville, secretary; and David Warren of Altavista Motors in Altavista, immediate past chairman. Donald Hall is the association's president.

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (pictured above) announced its 2014-15 officers. Pictured, from left, are Ray Scarpelli Jr. of Raymond Chevrolet and Raymond Kia in Antioch, Ill., secretary; John Hennessy of River View Ford in Oswego, treasurer; Colin Wickstrom of Wickstrom Auto Group in Barrington, chairman; John Webb of Packey Webb Ford in Downers Grove, 2015 Chicago Auto Show chairman; Mike McGrath Jr. of McGrath Lexus in Chicago, vice chairman; and Dave Sloan, the association's president.

Thomas Flynn Jr., center, and Thomas Flynn III, right, owners of Flynn Volkswagen in Pittsfield, Mass., receive a 50-year award from Doug Frost, Volkswagen of America's sales operations manager.