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December 24, 2018 - In This Issue:
ASCCA's Office Will be Closed 12/24-25 for Christmas
New California Laws for 2019

Every year, hundreds of new laws are enacted that impact California automotive repair shops. Below is a link to a short summary/highlights of some key measures that will take effect in 2019, unless otherwise noted.

Registration Open for ASCCA's January Team Weekend, Jan. 26-27

Join us in Sacramento for the January Team Weekend. Registration is now open.

Embassy Suites Sacramento Riverfront Promenade
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

ASCCA's December Member of the Month: Grant Takikawa

The ASCCA Membership Committee proudly announces Grant Takikawa of Dick's Automotive as its ASCCA member of the month for December 2018. ASCCA regularly honors members who go above and beyond in demonstrating ASCCA's core values of integrity, compassion, professionalism, and unity. Along with these core values, Grant also embodies ASCCA's core purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.

ASCCA's December Partner of the Month: autotext.me

The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected autotext.me as ASCCA's December Partner of the Month. Each month, an ASCCA partner is recognized for their outstanding support of ASCCA, its members, the automotive repair industry, and their commitment to going above and beyond to support ASCCA's Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.

R efer a Member Receive $75

You're eligible for a $75 referral fee when you refer a new Regular or Associate member to ASCCA! Referral Awards are paid out when the member's annual dues are paid for their first year.

Contact Kari Groff in the ASCCA office if you have any questions at kgroff@amgroup.us or (800) 810-4272!
ASCCA Member Exclusive Offer!

ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again to Bring You 
Special Course Offerings in 2018!
S eminar courses are normally $149.95. ASCCA members pay only $95 per attendee -- a savings of almost $55 per class! Service writer courses are normally $1,795. ASCCA members pay only $995 per attendee!  

ATI Now Offering ASCCA Member-Exclusive Discount!

ASCCA Members:

Take advantage of ATI's one-day workshops, led by the smartest minds in the business, to discover how to tackle these common repair shop challenges:
  • Recruiting and retaining the best techs
  • Improving cash flow and profit potential
  • Marketing and promotions in the digital age
  • Creating freedom through operational consistency
  • Devising a succession and retirement plan 
The average workshop attendee picks up 3% to 8% percent profit immediately by applying actionable strategies back at the shop. 
 
Click here for more details including the ASCCA discount code and class dates and locations.

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Fly-In - April 23, 2019
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry is joining together for a Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Fill out this registration form and make your travel arrangements. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Past speakers have included: Chief, Bureau of Automotive Repair; Governor's Small Business Advocate; Governor's Economic Adviser; Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education & Workforce Development; Chair, Senate Transportation & Housing Committee.
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events 

December 26: Chapter 21 Meeting
December 27: Chapter 26 Meeting

Featured Remarkable Results Podcast - Jody DeVere - A Champion for Women in The Automotive Industry

Jody DeVere is an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, often quoted industry pundit and spokesperson for the automotive industry on the women's market. She has been featured by the New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Fox Business, Forbes Women, Oprah Magazine and Parenting Magazine to name a few. As CEO of AskPatty.com, she provides automotive education to women consumers and an interactive online Certified Female Friendly┬« certification training program for automotive retailers on how to attract, sell, retain and market to women. 

Apply for ASCEF Scholarships Today!

Applications are currently being accepted for the Automotive Service Councils Educational Foundation (ASCEF) 2019 scholarships! Each year, the ASCEF awards 18 scholarships ranging from $500 - $1,000. These scholarships provide assistance to current under-graduates who are in the automotive service field.
 
To be eligible for these scholarships, an applicant must be a:
  • California high school senior who plans to enroll in post high school technical and academic training or
  • California college under-graduate in the automotive service field.
Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2019.
 
 
The ASCEF is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to supporting and advancing the entire automotive industry through technical education and training, scholarships, and other industry inspired programs.
 
To learn more about the ASCEF, visit www.asc-ef.org .
 
Questions? Contact Kate Peyser at 916-290-5828 or kpeyser@amgroup.us.
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Thank you to our ASCCA Corporate Partners! 
   




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