Category «Chapter News»

Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers!

Those who attended the 2019 “Early Conference” probably remember seeing me. It was a difficult trip, due to a disk in my back (L4-L5) that had completely ruptured and was causing serious pressure on my nerves. I was actually under orders from my surgeon to notify him immediately if certain symptoms appeared, because only surgery …

2019 “Early Conference” News

The 2019 “Early Conference” is now history, but although it got off to a shaky start after being blown from September 2018 into the spring of 2019, it was very successful. More than one hundred people (over half motor shop personnel) attended Managerial, Technical and Spouse/Guest programs at the conference in Myrtle Beach. It was …

“Come Hell or High Water…”

Well, it wasn’t hell, thank goodness, but the high water has done us in. We were going to wait until Monday to make the final call, but Conference Chairman Bobby Powell has been closely watching the road closures and evacuations, and has decided to give everyone as much notice as possible that we are going …

We’re On!

Hurricane Florence mostly gave Myrtle Beach a pass, and while our hearts go out to those affected by the storm in North Carolina and other parts of South Carolina, we’re glad that the Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes is still there and in good shape. The 2018 Fall Conference will continue as planed, …

Southeastern Chapter Board Adopts New Privacy Policy

The board of directors has adopted a new Privacy Policy to keep the Southeastern Chapter in line with privacy and data security requirements specific to the European Union (EU) but which will also be beneficial and information for our members in the United States. The impetus for this change is the European Union General Data …

Southeastern Chapter Website gets a “facelift”

If you are reading this now, then you are looking at the newly revised Southeastern Chapter website, now published in WordPress. At this time, it is essentially the same information that was present on the “old” website, but as time passes the webmaster (me) intends to keep it more up-to-date with frequent posts about the …

Venue for 2018 Fall Conference is Selected

After a lengthy process, the site for the 2018 Fall Conference has been chosen. We will meet September 26-29 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This recently redesigned and renovated hotel is beautiful, luxurious and right on the beach! We have secured a very attractive …

2018-2019 Chapter Officers Installed

At its annual spring meeting, the Southeastern Chapter installed our new officers for the 2018-2019 membership year: Chapter President Bobby Powell and Vice President Billy Johns. Chapter Secretary-Treasurer Peggy Hunnicutt has agreed to serve one more year in this capacity in order to groom new directors for the chairs.  

2017 Fall Conference is “one for the books!”

The 2017 Fall Conference September 28-30 in North Charleston, South Carolina was one of the best attended in recent memory, with over seventy motor shop personnel present, joined by almost that many vendors and exhibitors. Managerial/Sales attendees enjoyed a full-day seminar presented by renowned speaker Joe Ellers on Outselling the Competition and a half-day class …