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Professional Automotive Sales - Next Level Training - Building Value and More!
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 8:30am-4:00pm
GCADA - 9150 S. Hills Blvd. Broadview Hts. 44147
Members: $285/pp Non-Members: $500
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Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 10am-12pm
ADS - 4836 Brecksville Rd. Richfield, OH 44286
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Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 9am-12pm
BMW Cleveland - 6135 Kruse Dr. Solon, OH 44139
SAFE: $0 GCADA Member: $50/pp Non-Member: $100/pp
HAZMAT Training, Testing & Certification
Tuesday, July 09, 2024 - 9am-12pm
GCADA - 9150 S. Hills Blvd. Broadview Hts. 44147
SAFE:$0 GCADA Member: $45/pp Non-Member:$90/pp
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Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 10am-1pm
Holiday Inn Boardman
Members: $75/pp Non-Member: $150/pp

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In Memoriam: David J. Towell
August 14, 2014

In Memoriam: David J. Towell


In Memoriam: David Joseph Towell

David J. Towell, age 81, of Akron, passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

After serving with the U.S. Army in the Korean War, Dave succeeded his father as president of Dave Towell Cadillac, a member of the Greater Cleveland Auto Dealers’ Association. He received the Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award in 1973 and 1977. Dave was appointed to the Ohio Motor Vehicle Dealer Board in 1986, later serving as its president. He earned the Master Dealer Award from the Cadillac Motor Division of General Motors Corporation in 1994, 1995, 1998 and 2004. Dave is remembered fondly by his family and friends, all of whom came to know and enjoy his warm personality and quick Irish wit.

Calling hours will be held Friday, August 15 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Hummel Funeral Home, 500 East Exchange Street in Akron. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 476 Mull Avenue in Akron at 11 a.m., followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made in Dave's memory to the charity of your choice. Visit www.hummelcares.com to sign the guestbook and view online tributes.

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