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For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                  Contact: John Lanctot

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Federated Honors Outstanding Members


Art Fisher Award, Co-Man Member of the Year and

Outstanding Marketing Member of the Year Awarded


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.


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.  For more information, visit


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