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Dealer awards

Illinois dealers elect officers

The Illinois Automobile Dealers Association has new officers. Pictured, from left, are Pete Sander, the association’s president; Jack Schmitt of Jack Schmitt Chevrolet in O’Fallon, treasurer; Sam Roberts of Roberts Motors in Alton, vice chairman; Dave Taylor of Taylor Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Bourbonnais, chairman; and Dan Roesch of Roesch Auto Group in Elmhurst, secretary.

40 with Honda

Dan Harper, right, owner of Mid-City Honda in Eureka, Calif., receives a 40-year award from Eric Van Olst, American Honda Motor Co.’s zone sales manager in northern California.

25 with Ford-Lincoln

David Bell, dealer principal at Watseka Ford-Lincoln in Watseka, Ill., and Cindy Bell, secretary-treasurer, received a 25-year award for both franchises.



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