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2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education and Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards Winners Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on September 07, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the winners of the 2018 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award and the 2018 Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards at its Fall Leadership Days event in Austin, Texas.

Auto Care Association Announces 2018 Impact Award Recipients

Posted by Auto Care News on September 07, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – September 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association announced yesterday the 2018 recipients of its annual Impact Award: Four for the Future, which honors four auto care industry professionals, age 40 or younger, who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership or have made remarkable strides within the auto care industry. The award was created in 2010 and is administered by the Auto Care Association Marketing and Communications Committee on behalf of the association, with support from the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG).

Auto Care Association Announces 2018 Auto Care Internship Grant Recipients

Posted by Auto Care News on August 21, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 21, 2018 – Auto Care Association has selected the 2018 recipients of the Auto Care Internship Grant. Thirteen students received scholarships of $2,500 to contribute to the costs of round-trip travel from their permanent address to the internship location, lodging, utilities and food.

Women in Auto Care Reaches Milestone with $100,000 in Scholarship Funds for 2018

Posted by Auto Care News on August 17, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – August 17, 2018 – Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced it reached a milestone in scholarship funding and tool sets for women in the auto care industry. The group’s scholarship funding began with $2,000 back in 2004 and has now expanded ten-fold to $100,000 for 2018. Since 2004, Women in Auto Care has given $357,500 in scholarships.

Nominations Now Open for 2018 Impact Award: Four for the Future to Highlight Outstanding Young Industry Leaders

Posted by Auto Care News on May 07, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – May 7, 2018 – The Auto Care Association today announced it is accepting nominations for the 2018 “Impact Award: Four for the Future.” The annual award recognizes four aftermarket professionals aged 40 or younger who have made outstanding contributions to the auto care industry. The recipients will be awarded at Auto Care Association’s 2018 Fall Leadership Days, taking place Sept. 5 – 7, 2018, in Austin, Texas.

Young Auto Care Network Group Announces 2018 Next Step Program Scholarship Winners

Posted by Auto Care News on March 28, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. – March 28, 2018 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), a community of the Auto Care Association, has announced the winners of the 2018 Auto Care Association Next Step Program scholarship. Ten young industry professionals were selected to attend the Auto Care Association Spring Leadership Days event to gain experience and knowledge of the auto care industry. Scholarship recipients will receive up to $1,100 to offset most expenses for travel and accommodations to, from and during the event. The annual event brings together top auto care industry leaders and will take place May 9-11, 2018 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Ga.

Auto Care Association Discusses Fueling Talent for the Future at National Association of Workforce Boards Conference

Posted by Auto Care News on March 28, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – March 28, 2018 – Auto Care Association President and CEO Bill Hanvey participated in the National Association of Workforce Boards’ “The Forum 2018” annual conference yesterday to discuss solutions to the challenges presently facing major industries in the United States. The association joined several representatives of from the nation’s largest employment sectors to address what employers can do to fill the current skills gap between employees and employers.

 
The discussion moderated by LinkedIn Head of U.S. Policy Nicole Isaacs brought together industry leaders collectively representing more than $1 trillion in revenue of the United States economy...