Ford Motor Co. has named six of its dealers "Heroes for the Planet" because of their charitable and community efforts. Edsel Ford II, a Ford board member, presented the commendations Saturday at the convention to:
Don Chalmers of Don Chalmers Ford in Albuquerque, N.M., for sponsoring the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Stan Kujawa of Findlay Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Findlay, Ohio, for founding Children's Wishing Star, a source of humanitarian aid in El Salvador.
Rich Liebler of Hillside Auto Mall in Hillside, N.J., who founded the Youth Automotive Training Center to mentor city residents.
William Schicker of McMahon Ford in St. Louis, for supporting the Guardian Angel Settlement House.
Bill Williamson Jr. of Vero Beach Lincoln-Mercury in Vero Beach, Fla., for providing medical-related emergency flight services.