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Federated Member Motown Automotive Holds
10th Annual Golf Classic
Outing Part of Yearlong 40th Anniversary Celebration

STAUNTON, Virginia, August 18, 2011 - Over 200 customers attended the 10th annual Motown Automotive Golf Classic, held Aug. 15 at the Oak Pointe Country Club in Brighton, Mich. The golf outing was one of several events conducted in celebration of Motown's 40th anniversary.

"We want to thank all our customers who took time out of their busy schedules to participate in our annual golf classic," said Thomas Litzinger, director of sales and marketing for Motown Automotive. "This is our most important event of the year and it was great to see so many of our loyal customers and suppliers out on the course. We hope everyone had a good time and are very glad they could help us celebrate this milestone anniversary." In addition to Motown customers, many of Federated's manufacturing partners participated in the golf outing and provided sponsorship support. Tom Hessert, driver of the Federated ARCA car, was also on hand for the festivities.

From Left to Right: Tom Sechrist, owner, Motown Automotive; John Farmer; Steven Sprich; Tim Couturier; Bob Sprich, owner, Midas Auto Service, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Jim Sechrist, owner, Motown Automotive; Mike Allen, vice president, Federated Auto Parts

The Motown golf classic was followed by dinner and an awards ceremony where the winning foursome of
John Farmer, Steven Sprich, Tim Couturier and Bob Sprich, 30-year owner of Midas Auto Service in Grand Rapids, Mich., was recognized with top honors.

About Motown Automotive
Motown Automotive is the leading full line undercar and underhood auto parts warehouse in southern Michigan with over 50 years of experience in the automotive marketplace. Family owned and operated, Motown has 12 locations in Ann Arbor, Brighton, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Plymouth, Southfield, Sterling Heights, Taylor, Troy, Waterford and two locations in Farmington Hills. For more information, visit

About Federated
Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality
name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced counterpeople who are knowledgeable in today's evolving automotive technology.
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