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GLVADA Shares Results of 2012 Economic Impact Report at Opening of “Putting the Greater Lehigh Valley Back to Work” Job Fair

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 4:49pm by admin

The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA) today shared results of its 2012 Economic Impact Report during a press conference held this morning at the opening of Cumulus Media’s “Putting the Greater Lehigh Valley Back to Work” job fair. GLVADA served as the Presenting Sponsor of the job fair. During the press conference, GLVADA…

GLVADA Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of LV Job Fair

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:37am by admin

In January of 2013, GLVADA served as a sponsor of the Cumulus Media job fair, held at the SteelStacks in South Bethlehem. Ten dealerships provided the GLVADA staff with job postings they had. Tom Kwiatek, Dick Culver and volunteer Ernie Ibarra staffed the GLVADA table, passed out information about the job postings from the ten participating…

On Par for Golf Promotions

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:31am by admin

While seeing a car on a golf course is not unusual, especially if the prize for a hole-in-one is that car, GLVADA continues to take it to new extremes. Due to the participation of our dealers, GLVADA has featured a minimum of 12 cars for each of the three tournaments we sponsored this summer (so…

BallonWorks By the Party Girls

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:25am by admin

BalloonWorks by the Party Girls! is a locally owned, Lehigh Valley-based business, established in 1989. Owner, Karen Ford, has undergone extensive industry training and, through that training and testing, has earned the designation of Certified Balloon Artist (CBA). The company has partnered with GLVADA for many years, providing decor for both the annual auto show…

Wow! Look Who Won Awards

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:14am by admin

Bennett Toyota Received Top Honors Bennett Toyota Scion received the 2012 President’s Award, which honors Toyota dealerships that exemplify excellent customer service and satisfaction. Each year, Toyota Motor Sales recognizes its finest dealerships across the country with the prestigious award. It’s the highest honor a dealership can receive from Toyota, and is only awarded to…

2012 Economic Impact Survey Results Completed

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:14am by admin

The second phase of the GLVADA Board-approved three-year Economic Impact Study has recently been completed, with full report findings presented to the Board of Directors when they met on July 10th. Based on the Board’s approval of the survey’s findings, each GLVADA dealer will receive a copy of the full report. As was the case…

Bragging Rights up for Grabs

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:11am by admin

2013 GLVADA CUP – Tuesday, September 10th Coming off a colossal upset in 2012, GLVADA’s import dealers are feeling very confident. Admitting they took victory for granted last year after two easy wins the years before, the domestic dealers have sworn to get their revenge. Thus, you have the intense rivalry that has come to…

GLVADA Continuing Philanthropic Grants Program

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 11:09am by admin

Building upon its successful community partnerships, GLVADA has announced a continuation of its Philanthropic Grants Program for the 2013/2014 fiscal year. Area non-profits have until August 6th to submit proposals for consideration. As in the past, the GLVADA Board of Directors, based upon its Donation Committee recommendation, has established children’s programs and children’s issues as our…

GLVADA Sponsors July Job Fair

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 2:56pm by admin

The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA) is serving as Presenting Sponsor of Cumulus Media’s “Putting the Greater Lehigh Valley Back to Work” job fair, scheduled for Tuesday, July 30th, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The job fair, being held at the ArtsQuest center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, will include many booths, each…

Morning Call interviews GLVADA executive director about uptick in car sales

Posted on June 3, 2013 at 9:45am by admin

Rising stock market, increased home prices and decreased rates of unemployment all factors in consumers buying more new cars since 2008, according to the June 2 Morning Call article, “New-car buyers are back: Pent-up demand is driving sales at Lehigh Valley auto dealers.” Read the full article, for which Tom Kwiatek, executive director of the…