automotive distribution network awards 2018 ford f-150 truck to grand-prize winning service dealer at national convention

GERMANTOWN, Tenn., April 4, 2018 – The Automotive Distribution Network capped off its recent national convention at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando by awarding a brand-new Ford F-150 truck valued at $41,000 to grand-prize winner Richard Feagle, who co-owns Archer Automotive & Tire in Archer, Fla., with his wife, Cecile.

Feagle, who previously won $500 at the group’s 2015 gathering in New Orleans, became eligible to win the Ford F-150 truck after completing his convention game card with stamps received while touring the 65,000-square-foot Manufacturers’ Exposition floor and visiting with the Network vendor partners sponsoring prizes this year.

“I don’t know how it feels yet—I’m kind of numb,” said Feagle, as the lucky shop owner walked off the stage after successfully turning an ignition switch with the truck-winning key. “I didn’t expect that. I see my son jumping up and down, so maybe he thinks he’s going to take the keys.”

Two other prize-winning attendees in Orlando will also be driving in style: David Lay of Milford, Ohio, won $25,000 to bid on collector cars and vintage motorcycles via Mecum Auction Co., while Jerry Petty of Alvarado, Texas, was awarded a Harley-Davidson Sportster ($8,999).

The following Network customers won trips for two to Punta Cuna in the Dominican Republic, a $1,450 value: Adam Reavis, Caledonia, Mich.; Peter Goldberg, Albuquerque, N.M.; Megan Carpenter, Lexington, Ky.; and Gayle Lange, Stevensville, Md. And these attendees each won $1,000 gift cards: Bart Stockreef, Wyoming, Mich.; Vickie Kent, Odenton, Md.; Joseph Canfield, Brandon, Fla.; Samuel Craddock, Ocala, Fla.; and Douglas Dugan, Hendersonville, N.C.

Operating under the brands of Parts Plus, Parts Plus Mexico, IAPA and Auto Pride, the Automotive Distribution Network is one of the largest, most diverse program groups in the industry. For more information, contact Steve Tucker at Network Headquarters, 3085 Fountainside Dr., Suite 210, Germantown, Tenn., 38138. (901) 682-9090.

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