Tustin Auto Center in Tustin, Calif., raised $80,000 for local schools during its "Help our Schools" fundraiser. During the promotion, which ran from Aug. 1 through Sept. 7, Tustin Auto Center donated $50 for each new or used car sold at one of its dealerships, which handle 17 brands. A car buyer could choose any established public or private school or education center in Orange County. Mark Parkinson is president of Tustin Auto Center.
The North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association has elected officers. Pictured, from left, are G. Thom Dillard of Team Chevrolet-Cadillac in Salisbury, secretary; Mike Johnson of Mike Johnson's Hickory Toyota in Hickory, vice chairman; Omni Fowler of Modern Toyota-Scion in Winston-Salem, treasurer; Linda Leith of Leith Inc. in Raleigh, chairman; Robert Glaser, the association's president; and Bill Musgrave of Saturn of Charlotte in Charlotte, past chairman.
Ken Dinsmore, left, of Milam Mazda in Puyallup, Wash., receives a 35-year award for Mazda from Tim Manning, general manager of Mazda North American Operations' Western region.
Steve Fletcher, right, of Fletcher Chrysler Products in Franklin, Ind., receives a 25-year award for Chrysler and Dodge from Jack Gannon, dealer network development manager at Chrysler Group's Great Lakes Business Center.
Bill Shattuck, left, of Bolin Ford in Bristow, Okla., receives a 50-year award for Ford from Roch Legault, Ford Motor Co.'s market representation manager for the Dallas region.