mong the highlights of the event will be ASA’s annual Celebration of Excellence an evening function to honor the achievements of ASA members. The celebration, sponsored by AutoZone, will take place May 3 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Award presentations will include communicator of the year, humanitarian, legislative, division awards, affiliate of the year, largest affiliate delegation, benefit provider, Automotive Management Institute (AMI) recognition, and the Chairman’s Award of Excellence.
In addition to dinner and the awards presentation, the program will include an AMI graduation ceremony, which recognizes those who have earned AMI’s coveted Accredited Automotive Manager designation. The swearing-in ceremony of ASA’s new board of directors will conclude the event and an AMI dessert reception will follow.
The event is included in the annual convention registration, complete with dinner and the dessert reception. Anyone not registered for the convention can purchase tickets for $75 per person. Attire for the evening is semiformal, black tie optional.
Registration information is available at www.ASAshop.org/Annual08. Members who register before March 27 will receive a discount. (Tire Review/Akron)