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October 30, 2017 - In This Issue:
ASCCA California Independent - Fall 2017 Issue Available Now!

The Fall 2017 issue of ASCCA's quarterly magazine, The California Independent is out for your viewing pleasure! Feel free to share the link with your colleagues or anyone you think might be interested in ASCCA.
Contents Include:

President's Message
Legislative Report
Team Weekend Recap
2017 Countertop Display Contest
BAR BAG Report


Click here to read the magazine online.

ASCCA Countertop Display Contest Update - 2nd Bonus Ending TOMORROW!

The score is 104 SoCal to 62 NorCal as of Monday October 30.
The 2nd Entry bonus point is ending on October 31st at midnight. This is earned  by sending in a second entry with a different insert from your first entry. Send in your first entry or a bonus entry today! Show your support for your chapter and region.  The chapters with the highest participation rate will receive special prizes to raffle off between their participants.
Also, the losing region serving ice cream to the winning region at November's Team Weekend.
Contact Ryan at with all entries and questions.
Here we have an entry for SoCal from Jeff's Auto Service in Los Angeles.

ASCCA November Team Weekend - November 18-19, 2017 

Join the ASCCA in Sacramento for the November Team Weekend:
Embassy Suites Sacramento
River City Ballroom and John Sutter Room
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814 Partner Webinar: Be a Five-Star Business - Thurs., Nov. 9, 11am

Broadly's marketing expert will discuss how to improve your business's online reviews and build a five-star reputation. In this interactive webinar, you will learn tips for Google and Facebook enhancements, how to get reviews on Google, Facebook, and other review sites, and best practices for your business website. All webinar registrants will receive a recording of the session. Please visit this link to RSVP:

If you have questions, please reach
BAR Advisory Group Meeting & Workshops - 10/19/17

ASCCA's Lobbyist Jack Molodanof participated in the BAR Advisory Group meeting on Thursday, October 19. Below is his summary of the meeting.
ASCCA California Wild Fire Relief Fund 
California is being ravaged by wild fires that have taken lives and homes. The Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) members in Sonoma County are known to be impacted.  Some have had to evacuate and are hoping they do not lose their homes. 

Sadly, our member Bob Toepp has lost his home and is starting the process of picking up the pieces.

We are asking everyone in the ASCCA to go the extra mile to help our members by donating to the ASCCA California Wild Fire Relief Fund. Donations will go directly towards helping the families of victims like Bob Toepp and other ASCCA members impacted by the fires in both northern and southern California.

Please contribute what you can to help support our ASCCA families. Your donations will go towards helping with items needed to rebuild or to help with temporary housing costs for those who've been forced to evacuate or lost their homes.

We also encourage you to attach the link to this go fund me page to your business and personal Facebook pages to reach as many people as possible.

(ASCCA is a not for profit trade association working to assist its members' families impacted by the California Wild Fires. All proceeds raised will go to this purpose.)
ASCCA's October Member of the Month - Jim Barlogio

The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Jim Barlogio of The Auto Shop Visalia as the ASCCA Member of the Month for October 2017. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA's Core Purpose:
To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.

ASCCA  Member Exclusive Offer!

ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again to Bring You 
Special Course Offerings in 2017!
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!  

Featured Remarkable Results Radio Podcast: Jason Servidio - VP Transformers Institute
"Learning how to proactively sell, without the customer feeling pressured, is an art form."

Jason Servidio started in the automotive industry working in his uncle's shop. After going through trade school and working as an ASE certified technician for a few years, he found his passion and success in being a service advisor. Jason attributes his natural sales abilities to his dad, who was his mentor and truly one the best "salesman" in the country.

ASCCA Launches New Membership Liaison Program

ASCCA is proud to officially announce the launch of its 2017 Membership Liaison Program. This door-to-door membership recruitment program was proposed by ASCCA's Membership Committee, and approved by the Board of Directors earlier this year.  

In addition to supporting the Membership Committee's 2017 100-Plus goal of recruiting 100 new members, the purpose of this new endeavor is to gain and retain new members by cultivating relationships by emphasizing ASCCA membership value, advocacy efforts, and to provide business resources. 

All potential Liaisons must meet certain minimum requirements, and fill out an online application and survey form. For compensation details, as well as information on who is eligible to become an ASCCA Liaison, please click here.
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events 

November 7: Chapter 5 Meeting
November 8: Chapter 42 Meeting
November 9: Chapters 6 and 25 Meetings
Thank you to our ASCCA Corporate Partners! 

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