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Forklift Safety Training and Certification - Parma
Wednesday, August 05, 2020 - 9:00am
Bob Gillingham Ford
SAFE: $0; GCADA Members: $40; Non-Member: $85
Crisis Management & Crisis Communications for Automotive Executives
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 - 10am-11:30am
Zoom Meeting
GCADA Members: Complimentary
Forklift Safety Training and Certification - Bedford
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 - 9:00am
Motorcars Acura/Volvo
SAFE: $0; GCADA Members: $40; Non-Member: $85
F&I Manager's Guide to Compliance - CANTON
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 11am-2pm
Courtyard Canton - 3475 Metro Circle NW
Members: $60/pp Non-Member: $120/pp
F&I Manager's Guide to Compliance - AVON
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 11am-2pm
Cambria Inn & Suites- 35600 Detroit Rd.
Members: $60/pp Non-Member: $120/pp

News & Updates

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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