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Special Events Provide SEMA Showgoers With Education, Networking - AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

September 14, 2017 - 6:42am

Special Events Provide SEMA Showgoers With Education, Networking
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As a four-day trade show, the SEMA Show has seen a trend in buyers attending the premier automotive event in Las Vegas for multiple days, with many participating the entire week of the SEMA Show. To accommodate the growing interest of buyers and ...

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Annual Mr. Habitat contest raises record $31000 in donations - Grand Island Independent

September 13, 2017 - 9:05pm

Annual Mr. Habitat contest raises record $31000 in donations
Grand Island Independent
Grand Island Area Habitat for Humanity is working on three homes that will be sold to households that qualified for the program last spring. Each future home buyer has completed 21 weeks of home ownership education and is working to complete the ...

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Tractor showin': Farmers show-off implements as live-learning lesson for AHS students - Alton Telegraph

September 13, 2017 - 7:13pm

Tractor showin': Farmers show-off implements as live-learning lesson for AHS students
Alton Telegraph
Alton's Future Farmers of America club (FFA) at AHS in conjunction with AHS's automotive safety department, or driver's education, collaborated with Madison County Young Farmers to make the learning lesson possible for many students in various ...

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Detroit Influencers to be honored at Western Michigan University - Michronicleonline

September 13, 2017 - 11:49am

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Detroit Influencers to be honored at Western Michigan University
Michronicleonline
Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees and President Edward B. Montgomery are hosting a luncheon and ceremony on-campus for the trio of legendary alumni – the late automotive executive Ronald Hall Sr., former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer ...

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Once-secret project bringing 746 jobs, $120 million auto facility to Alabama - AL.com

September 13, 2017 - 11:41am

AL.com

Once-secret project bringing 746 jobs, $120 million auto facility to Alabama
AL.com
Autocar already has customers in Alabama, including Cullman, Houston and Madison Counties, as well as Waste Connections. "In addition to jobs being created right here, Autocar coming to Alabama will also spur growth in the automotive supply segment, ...
Study: Autocar's new Birmingham plant to have $645 million economic impactAlabama NewsCenter

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Technology changes automotive maintenance - Times Daily

September 13, 2017 - 1:18am

Times Daily

Technology changes automotive maintenance
Times Daily
Automotive service technicians have a bright outlook,” said Amanda Terry, coordinator for Career Services at Northwest-Shoals Community College. “We all have cars, and sooner or later they are all going to break down. And with the technology ...

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Wallace State, Rehau, county schools partnership graduates first class of trainees - Cullman Times Online

September 12, 2017 - 9:59pm

Cullman Times Online

Wallace State, Rehau, county schools partnership graduates first class of trainees
Cullman Times Online
At a reception Tuesday at Rehau's main offices in south Cullman, officials from the German automotive supply company, along with leaders from Wallace State Community College and Cullman County Schools, celebrated the success of the inaugural Rehau ...

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Report urges major changes in career education at Maryland school ... - Washington Post

September 12, 2017 - 6:46pm

Washington Post

Report urges major changes in career education at Maryland school ...
Washington Post
After years of focusing on getting kids into four-year colleges, Maryland's largest school system should redesign and ramp up its career programs to keep pace ...

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SIU to host career fairs next week - SIU News

September 12, 2017 - 5:46pm

SIU to host career fairs next week
SIU News
Industry areas include K-12 education; aerospace technology; automotive; banking; defense; food and beverage; internet and software; manufacturing and research. The employers include Aisin Manufacturing Illinois, LLC; Banterra Bank; Boeing; ...

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Lake Land board approves IDOC education contracts - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

September 12, 2017 - 5:25pm

Lake Land board approves IDOC education contracts
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
James Hull, vice president for workforce solutions/community education, said the 17 DOC contracts combined have a value of $6.7 million to Lake Land. He said this total includes $5.5 million in reimbursement from the state prison system and $1.1 ...

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Cole Automotive Group to host annual Touchdown for Diabetes fundraiser - MLive.com

September 12, 2017 - 4:26pm

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Cole Automotive Group to host annual Touchdown for Diabetes fundraiser
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PORTAGE, MI -- The Cole Automotive Group will host an event to raise money for diabetes treatment, medications and education. The parking lot of Cole Buick GMC Cadillac, 6600 S. Westnedge Ave., in Portage will be transformed into a tailgate party from ...

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ZF Brings Technical Training To Spanish-Speaking Territory - AftermarketNews.com (AMN)

September 12, 2017 - 12:44pm

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ZF Brings Technical Training To Spanish-Speaking Territory
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“The decision to take technical training to Puerto Rico was simple; the automotive market in this region is continuing to grow, thus the number of technicians continues to grow. In such an expansive market, it is important to support the education and ...

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McPherson College makes “Best Colleges” list - McPherson Sentinel

September 12, 2017 - 11:19am

McPherson College makes “Best Colleges” list
McPherson Sentinel
It's been recognized nationally by US News & World Report, Money Magazine, and the Chronicle of Higher Education's “Great Colleges to Work For.” It's Automotive Restoration program is the first four-year degree program of its kind and awarded the ...

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Career tech center advances students - Coalfield.com

September 12, 2017 - 12:20am

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Career tech center advances students
Coalfield.com
Recent certifications from the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence put the center as one of only seven in the state with certifications in eight key areas. The AFJROTC has ...

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SEMA Student Career Day Focuses on Job Opportunities and Industry Growth - Autobody News

September 11, 2017 - 6:54pm

SEMA Student Career Day Focuses on Job Opportunities and Industry Growth
Autobody News
"Student Career Day is unique in that we focus solely on the automotive industry and bring students who are passionate about the automotive aftermarket," said SEMA Senior Director of Education Zane Clark. "Many times, career fairs are limited to local ...

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Jeff Tech Automotive Collision Shop Receives Donation - Autobody News

September 11, 2017 - 5:46pm

Autobody News

Jeff Tech Automotive Collision Shop Receives Donation
Autobody News
It was noted that administrative director Barry Fillman accepted several donations, including one of 3M products for use in the Automotive Collision Shop from the Collision Repair Education Foundation in the approximate amount of $3,000. “The 3M ...

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MATC renamed MTECH - Daily Herald

September 11, 2017 - 5:24pm

Daily Herald

MATC renamed MTECH
Daily Herald
It offers programs on careers in automotive technology, computer systems, cosmetology and healthcare, among others, and has seen extensive growth in recent years. The name change follows legislation passed this year that renamed the Utah College of ...

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TV Personality Jessi Combs Credits WyoTech for her Success - Autobody News

September 11, 2017 - 2:41pm

Autobody News

TV Personality Jessi Combs Credits WyoTech for her Success
Autobody News
She also appeared on the automotive TV shows “Overhaulin'” (with Chip Foose), “The List: 1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die” and “All Girls Garage.” In 2004, she graduated from ... Quality over quantity and education over $$. Lots of good things ...

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Mike And Rita Shannon Recipients Of The James C Hubbard Windy Award - Kfiz

September 11, 2017 - 10:58am

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Mike And Rita Shannon Recipients Of The James C Hubbard Windy Award
Kfiz
“As owners of Holiday Automotive they have their annual holiday party for their employees at THELMA, and they were one of the first companies to provide a Naming Rights donation after THELMA opened in 2013,” Corsi added. The Hubbard Windy Award will be ...

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Shannons recipients of James C. Hubbard Windy Award - Fond du Lac Reporter

September 11, 2017 - 10:50am

Fond du Lac Reporter

Shannons recipients of James C. Hubbard Windy Award
Fond du Lac Reporter
“As owners of Holiday Automotive, they have their annual holiday party for their employees at THELMA, and they were one of the first companies to provide a naming rights donation after THELMA opened in 2013.” The Hubbard Windy Award will be given to ...
Mike And Rita Shannon Recipients Of The James C Hubbard Windy AwardKfiz

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