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News   July 19, 2011   by Auto Service World

Aftermarket Foundation Adds Three to its Board

The Aftermarket Foundation, is pleased to announce the election of three new members to the Aftermarket Foundation Board.
The new members elected to the Aftermarket Foundation Board are Tony Bartholomew, vice-president of professional sales at O’Reilly Auto Parts; Brent Windom, vice-president of marketing & product development (NA) at Uni-Select; and Murray Sullivan, director of business development at the National Pronto Association.
“On behalf of the entire board, I am very pleased to welcome these three high-calibre executives to the Board of the Foundation”, stated Bob Hirsch, president of The Aftermarket Foundation. “We already have a very strong board and the addition of Tony Bartholomew, Murray Sullivan and Brent Windom will further strengthen our Board and broaden its reach within our industry sector, and we thank them for their willingness to serve for the common good of the less fortunate in our industry.
Hirsch pointed out that the motto of the Foundation is ‘We take care of our own’. He added: “These new board members have demonstrated tremendous capability and achievement in their respective careers to date, and we know that the Foundation will benefit from their skill and commitment, as we continue ‘… taking care of our own’.”
Since 1959, the Aftermarket Foundation has assisted individuals and families of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry that have fallen on hard times due to an unexpected death, catastrophic injury, serious illness, or financial hardship. Board members are called upon to assist in the fundraising efforts of the Foundation, and also to assist in the identification of those in need.
Hirsch went on to say, “In proudly making this announcement of the expansion of the Aftermarket Foundation Board, I do not want to miss the opportunity to remind our colleagues and associates out there, that we are The charity dedicated solely to helping needy members of the Aftermarket Industry and their families. One never knows when financial ruin, terrible illness or accident will happen to us, or to other people we know and care for. If you or someone you know in our industry needs our help, please contact us and let us know. And if you haven’t done your part yet, we happily accept donations at any time of year.”

About the Aftermarket Foundation
The Aftermarket Foundation is a charity dedicated solely to helping industry members and their families. The Foundation provides assistance to those in need based upon circumstances. Support can take the form of immediate, one-time assistance or make take the form of longer-term support. The Aftermarket Foundation is a volunteer organization, made up of representatives from across the Aftermarket Industry Sector. It was originally founded in 1959.
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