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WSADA Announces 2017 Scholarship Winners

Posted on July 10, 2017 in Press Releases

Five Washington Students Receive Auto Dealer Scholarships The Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) awarded a total of $12,500 scholarships to five Washington students in the 2017 “New Car and Truck Dealers American Dream” scholarship program.  Applicants were asked to write an essay detailing what the American Dream means to them and how they plan to fulfill their own dream.  “The judges were impressed with not only the recipients’ thoughtful and inspiring essays, but also their outstanding academic and community accomplishments,” said WSADA Executive Vice President Vicki Giles Fabré.  “Each one is a highly capable, self-motivated, and a promising young […]

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Alan Gamblin 2017-2018 WSADA President

Posted on June 7, 2017 in Press Releases

Alan Gamblin Named President of Dealer Association June 7, 2017 – Alan Gamblin, Art Gamblin Motors, Enumclaw, was named 2017/2018 President of the Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) at the organization’s annual convention last month. Born in Sandpoint, Idaho, Alan moved to Enumclaw when he was 13 years old after his father bought the local Chevrolet dealership.  Alan immediately started working in the family business sweeping up the shop, graduating to washing cars and then, at just 15 years of age, he sold his first car. After studying business at Brigham Young University and a two-year mission to Chile […]

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Marlene “Marti” Hollenback Named 2017 Dealer of the Year

Posted on May 28, 2017 in Press Releases

Marlene “Marti” Hollenback Named 2017 Dealer of the Year. Thursday, May 18, 2017 – The late Marlene “Marti” Hollenback (posthumously) received the “Robert P. Mallon Dealer of the Year” award at the Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) annual convention. Selected by a committee of her peers, the award recognizes Marti’s contributions to the auto industry, quality dealership operations, and outstanding community service. The selection was made several months before Marti’s untimely death on April 15, 2017, but, in accordance with Association tradition, was kept secret until the annual convention. A lifetime member of the Spokane community, Marti was born […]

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Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

Posted on November 28, 2016 in Media Campaigns

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WSADA Announces 2016 Scholarship Winners

Posted on November 2, 2016 in Press Releases

Five Washington Students Receive Auto Dealer Scholarships The Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) awarded a total of $11,000 scholarships to five Washington students in the 2016 “New Car and Truck Dealers American Dream” scholarship program.  Applicants were asked to write an essay detailing what the American Dream means to them and how they plan to fulfill their own dream.  “The judges were impressed with not only the recipients’ thoughtful and inspiring essays, but also their outstanding academic and community accomplishments,” said WSADA Executive Vice President Vicki Giles Fabré.  “Each one is a highly capable, self-motivated, and promising young person […]

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Tom Lane Nominated for 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year Award

Posted on October 25, 2016 in Awards, Press Releases

TIME AND ALLY FINANCIAL HONOR EVERETT DEALER Tom Lane Wins National Recognition for Community Service and Industry Accomplishments at NADA Convention (New York, NY, October 24, 2016) – The nomination of Tom Lane, owner and dealer principal at Dwayne Lane’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Everett, Washington, for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced today by TIME. Tom is one of a select group of 49 dealer nominees from across the country who will be honored at the 100th annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 27, 2017. […]

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Gary Gilchrist – 2016 Robert P. Mallon Dealer of the Year

Posted on June 15, 2016 in Press Releases

Gary Gilchrist named 2016 ‘Dealer of the Year’.

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Way Scarff 2016-2017 WSADA President

Posted on June 2, 2016 in Press Releases

Way Scarff named president of dealer association.

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WSADA Partnership with Ethos Group

Posted on May 15, 2016 in Press Releases

WSADA partners with Ethos Group.

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Awards

Posted on May 1, 2016 in Awards

Washington State TIME Dealer of the Year. Robert P. Mallon Dealer of the Year.

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2016 Auto Dealers’ Scholarship Announced

Posted on January 15, 2016 in Press Releases

Auto dealers’ scholarships announced for 2016.

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Driving Washington’s Economy

Posted on January 1, 2016 in Economy

Washington auto dealerships help drive the state’s economy.  To find out more click here.

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2015 WSADA’s “New Car and Truck Dealers’ American Dream” Scholarship Announced

Posted on December 15, 2015 in Press Releases

Four Washington students receive auto dealers’ scholarship.

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Sara Carter Nominated for 2016 TIME Dealer of the Year Award

Posted on November 17, 2015 in Press Releases

TIME and Ally Financial honor Shoreline dealer.

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Motor Trend to Produce Seattle International Auto Show

Posted on November 1, 2015 in Press Releases

Motor Trend to produce Seattle International Auto Show.

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WSADA Forges Relationship with Shoreline Community College

Posted on October 15, 2015 in Press Releases

The network of new car dealers connected with Shoreline Community College just got bigger. To read the article click here.

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WSADA PSADA Merger

Posted on September 1, 2015 in Press Releases

The Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) and the Puget Sound Automobile Dealers Association (PSADA) have agreed to merge their operations effective Tuesday, February 17. To read the article click here.

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Safe Driving

Posted on August 30, 2015 in Media Campaigns

Distracted Driving Keep Right Teen Speeding  

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Now is the Time to Buy

Posted on August 28, 2015 in Media Campaigns

 

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Green Driving Tips

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Media Campaigns

GREEN DRIVING TIPS Washington new car and truck dealers share the goal of a more “green” world. Smart – and safe – driving can improve fuel economy by up to 33%. Here’s a tip to save money at the pump and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Click here for a list of green driving tips! Air Conditioning Acceleration Speed

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Building Strong Communities

Posted on August 24, 2015 in Media Campaigns

BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITIES When you purchase and service a vehicle at your local Washington new car and truck dealership you strengthen your community. From jobs to charitable contributions, new car and truck dealers and their employees help your community prosper. Click here to learn more about our previous scholarship recipients. Community Jobs Community Scholarships Community Services

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Economic Update

Posted on July 1, 2015 in Economy

To read an overview of the economic state of auto dealers across the country click here.

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Rock Peterson 2015-2016 WSADA President

Posted on June 11, 2015 in Press Releases

Rock Peterson, Brien Ford, Everett, was named 2015/2016 President of the Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) at the organization’s annual convention last month. To read the article click here.

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Steve Klein – 2015 Robert P. Mallon Dealer of the Year

Posted on June 2, 2015 in Press Releases

Steve Klein, Klein Honda, Everett, received the “Robert P. Mallon Dealer of the Year” award on May 14 at the Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA) annual convention. To read the article click here.

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Ron Cauldon Nominated for 2015 TIME Dealer of the Year Award

Posted on October 23, 2014 in Press Releases

The nomination of Ron Claudon, president of Valley Buick GMC & RV in Auburn, Washington, for the 2015 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced today by TIME. To read the article click here.  

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