SEMA Cares

eBay Motors Sponsors Pinewood Drag Races for Third Consecutive Year

eBay Motors will return for the third consecutive year as the presenting sponsor of
the Pinewood Drag Races in support of the SEMA Cares children's charities. Held in conjunction with the annual SEMA Installation Banquet & Gala Fundraiser,
the SEMA Cares Pinewood Drag Races will take place July 29, 2011, at
12:00 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, California. The
finals will occur during the cocktail reception shortly before the
banquet begins. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit two
worthwhile children’s charities—Childhelp and Victory Junction Gang Camp.

SEMA Sets July 8 as Collector Car Appreciation Day

SEMA and its Automotive Restoration Market Organization (ARMO) and Hot Rod Industry Alliance (HRIA) councils announced July 8, 2011, as Collector Car Appreciation Day. The date marks the second commemoration in what will become an annual event to raise awareness of the vital role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society. SEMA and its councils are now working to secure a congressional resolution to recognize the day’s significance.

Upcoming Conference to Provide Auto Installers and Restylers With Valuable Product Knowledge and Hands-on Training

The Professional
Restylers Organization (PRO), a council of the Specialty Equipment Market
Association (SEMA), will host the 2nd annual Technical Skills & Training
Conference (TSTC), a one-day training program where installers and restylers
will be able to learn about new products, sharpen installation skills and
directly engage with industry manufacturers.


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