Vision Co-chair Ron Haugen, owner of Westside Auto Pros, said there were 500 first-time attendees at this year’s Vision.CTI’s Chris Chesney (right) was recognized by ASA-Midwest President Jerry Holcom with the President’s Peggy McGartland, of Robinwood Automotive & Tire in Ferguson, Mo., sings the National Anthem prior to Saturday’s breakfast.Vision Co-chair Joe Sevart, of I-70 Auto Service, addresses attendees. It was Sevart’s first year as co-chair.

‘Train Hard or Go Home’ — Vision Hi-Tech’s Conference Breakfast

Overland Park, Kan.—Vision’s Conference Breakfast featured a Saturday breakfast, numerous speakers, guest speaker Jon Gordon and fun facts:


 •   42 states represented

 •   Seven Canadian Provinces

 •   Attendees from St. Martin and Zimbabwe

 •   500 first-time attendees.


 ASA-Midwest President Jerry Holcom spoke also about how important the event was to him and its growth over the years with the contributions and dedication of Sheri Hamilton, executive director of ASA-Midwest.

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