Carolina Auto Auction hosted its 12th Annual Golf Tournament on May 16, raising over $15,000 for melanoma cancer research at The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. This is the first year Carolina has tied the event to charity, and the event grew to include the attendance of a number of celebrities, the largest sponsorship base they've ever had, and 110 golfers.
The event was held at The Walker Course at Clemson University.
In conjunction with the tournament, Carolina Auto Auction hosted a silent charity auction after the tournament, and a live auction the following morning before its weekly sale.
Copart Inc. has acquired Cycle Express LLC, which conducts business primarily as National Powersport Auctions (NPA).
NPA predominantly auctions pre-owned power sports vehicles on behalf of financing companies, dealers and manufacturers.
Five young men and women were named as the recipients of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association's 2017 Scholarship Awards during the 71st Annual NIADA Convention and Expo at The Mirage in Las Vegas.
Logan Brinks of Marne, Mich., earned NIADA's scholarship from Region I, joining Braden G. Martin of Nashville, Tenn. (Region II), Riley J. Raynor of Enid, Okla. (Region III) and Juan Carrillo of Oxnard, Calif. (Region IV) as winners of NIADA's regional scholarships.
Each year, the NIADA Foundation sponsors a student who has displayed outstanding abilities in education from each of the association's four regions across the nation with a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of his or her choice, thanks to the assistance of Manheim. The foundation and Manheim also award a $10,000 national scholarship each year for an outstanding student to attend or continue his or her education at Northwood University in an automotive-related field.
All students' entries are judged by Northwood University.
Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. announced the construction of a new facility near Fort Worth, Texas.
The new branch, scheduled to open in November 2017, is located north of the Dallas-Fort Worth area and complements IAA branches in Grand Prairie and Wilmer. This is the 16th IAA location in the state of Texas.
The new 200-acre facility will include 18,000 square feet of office, run & drive and warehouse space. The office space will include multiple conference rooms and offices that will be available for IAA's insurance customers to use for training claims adjusters on site.
In keeping with IAA's environmental philosophy, the branch will incorporate enhanced sustainability features, including using recycled asphalt and concrete for resurfacing as well as the use of recycled water for landscaping.
IAA Fort Worth North is strategically located at 11863 Harmonson Rd., Justin, Texas, within a mile of Interstate 35.
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