On Oct. 3, AASP/NJ President Jerry McNee visited John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) to present a $1,000 donation from the association.
On Sept. 12, the Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) hosted its 17th Annual Golf Outing at the Baiting Hollow Golf and Country Club in Baiting Hollow, NY.
On Sept. 27--29, the Automotive Recyclers Association of New York (ARANY) held it 57th Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, NY.
On Monday, Sept. 17, AASP/NJ hosted its 14th Annual Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing at the Colonia Country Club, attracting nearly 100 automotive industry participants.
On Sept. 4, the collision repair industry was astonished to learn that State Farm was granted preliminary approval of a $250 million settlement in lieu of facing trial in a federal class action lawsuit (Hale et. al. v. State Farm et. al.) in which the nation’s largest insurance company was accused of rigging the Illinois justice system to overturn the 1999 Avery et. al v. State Farm aftermarket parts case, which held a verdict of over $1 billion.
On July 17 and July 19, AASP/NJ hosted two trainings held at the Holiday Inn in Totowa and the Clarion Hotel in Toms River, NJ, respectively.
In June, at the suggestion of the Auto Damage Appraiser Licensing Board (ADALB), AASP/MA sent a request to association members urging them and other collision repair industry professionals in Massachusetts to be vigilant in the fight against the use of damaged recycled parts and insurance-specified parts that are older than the vehicle being repaired.
On June 14, ASA-CT hosted its 8th Annual Golf Outing at the Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, CT, attracting more than 80 golfers.
On June 25, during the first presentation of AASP/NJ’s new educational series, AASP/NJ President Jerry McNee and QLC, Inc.’s John Niechwiadowicz discussed “Open Your Eyes… and You Will Become a Game Changer” at McNee’s Ultimate Collision in Edison, NJ.
The Auto Body Craftsmen’s Guild (ABCG) met at K and E Auto Body and Collision Center in Richmond Hill, NY, on June 12 for its monthly meeting. Members of the Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) were also in attendance.
On June 19, the Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) held its General Meeting at Greg and Bill’s Autobody, a long-time supporter of the association, in Medford, NY.