Ford Motor Co. has honored dealers for dedication to their communities.
Ford's Salute to Dealers, conducted under the guidance of Edsel Ford II, a member of Ford's board of directors, was scheduled to take place last night.
The program was established in 2001 to show Ford's commitment to its dealers who improve the lives of those in need.
This year's honorees are:
n Liza Borches, Volvo of Charlottesville in Charlottesville, Va.
n Larry Geweke, Larry Geweke Ford in Yuba City, Calif., and Geweke Ford-Mercury in Lodi, Calif.
Denny LaBantschnig, Denny Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Rolla, Mo.
Rick Mohr, Eau Claire Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Eau Claire, Wis.
Phil Schmidt, Greiner Ford-Lincoln-Mercury Inc. in Casper, Wyo.
Todd and Scott Spitler, Brighton Ford-Mercury in Brighton, Mich.