For Immediate Release Contact: John Lanctot
Federated Honors Outstanding Members
Art Fisher Award, Co-Man Member of
the Year and
Outstanding Marketing Member of the
STAUNTON, Virginia, May 8, 2008 - Federated Auto Parts awarded its most prestigious
member awards at its annual meeting held in Dallas, April 23-26. Mike Jacabacci of Woodbury Automotive
Warehouse was presented with the Art Fisher Memorial Membership Award. Cliff Hovis of Hovis Auto & Truck Supply
was named the Co-Man Member of the Year and Duke Young of Pat Young Service Co.
was selected as the Outstanding Marketing Member of the Year. The late Marvin Mastroff, a longtime
Federated member, was honored with a special Art Fisher Memorial Award which
was accepted by his son Russell Mastroff.
"It is with great pleasure that
Federated recognizes and honors these members," said Bo Fisher, chairman of
Federated Auto Parts. "They have been mainstays of the Federated family over
the years and have contributed greatly to the success of our group. There would not be a Federated Auto Parts
without its members and these awards are a great way to honor their commitment
to the success of Federated."
The Art Fisher Memorial Membership
Award is presented annually to a Federated member who has demonstrated
tremendous dedication through leadership and support of Federated's programs
and has assisted the membership to become one of the nation's premier
automotive program distribution groups.
The Co-Man Member of the Year is awarded
annually to the participating member that has shown outstanding dedication and
support to the co-man operation and programs.
The Outstanding Marketing Member of the Year is an annual award
presented to the member who conducts superior marketing programs that promote
the Federated brand name.
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. For more information, visit www.federatedautoparts.com.
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