ASCCA What You Need To KnowMarch 2, 2015
We are Excited! ASCCA is Movin' On Up!

The ASCCA central office is moving from Suite 320 to Suite 800 (we are staying in the same building). Our move-in dates are March 2-3 (Monday and Tuesday). To facilitate the move of the phone service, system and networking to the new suite our office will be closed Tuesday, March 3. Meanwhile, we are busy packing and look forward to unpacking in our new offices. 

NorCal Lead Grows to 61-48 in ASCCA Countertop Display Contest; Entries Worth 3 Points Only Through March 31

NorCal continues to have the early lead, which grew to 61-48 this past week. March is the last month in which you can get 3 points for an entry, so send in your photos ASAP. Entries earn 2 points after that. If you did not receive a countertop display in the mail, email Phil at: and he will pop one in the mail to you. Chapters may order several.


Apply for a CAWA Scholarship Before March 31; Over 60% of Awardees Last Year Studied to be Automotive Technicians

Scholarship applications will be accepted through March 31, 2015. One application could qualify for up to 15 scholarships. If you're pursuing your education to further your career in the auto care industry or know of someone who is, take the time to apply. CAWA has been pleased to provide scholarships to several students each year in Arizona, California and Nevada. Don't miss this opportunity and apply today at Questions? Contact Rodney Pierini, or call 800-332-2292, ext. 1.


Time for Fun! 2015 ASCCA Summer Conference Registration is Open and Chapters Can Order Raffle Tickets

Registration is now open for the 2015 ASCCA Summer Conference, June 12-14 in Irvine, CA. All the details can be found at our new summer conference web page. Questions? Contact Rachel Hickerson in the ASCCA office ( or 800-810-4272)


Order Raffle Tickets Here


ASCCA Advocacy Fund Has Raised $2,000 So Far in Quest for $30,000; Send in Your Donation to Help Out

Woo hoo! We've made it to $2,000! Spread the word so we can hit our next milestone of $3,000!

The ASCCA has established this fund to enhance our advocacy with the state legislature. Donations support's ASCCA's core purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals, and give them voice. If you have any questions, call ASCCA at 916-924-9054 or email us at:


Click here to make a donation


Join Your Colleagues at ASCCA's Legislative Day on April 14

ASCCA's annual Legislative Day will be Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Join us for a day at the Capitol! California Autobody Association (CAA) is partnering with ASCCA for the 2015 Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Fill out this registration form and book your airfare. We're taking care of the rest.


More information here


Be Proactive and Sell Preventive Maintenance Services
If you are proactively inspecting vehicles and selling preventive maintenance services, you can succeed as an independent auto shop. On the other hand, if you are reactive and just wait for cars to break so you can fix them, your business bottom line will suffer.

ASCCA Past Presidents List Now on ASCCA Website

There's a saying that we "stand on the shoulders of giants". In acknowledgement of that, and per the directive of ASCCA's PR Committee, we now have a place on the ASCCA website that lists our association's past presidents. 


 List of ASCCA Past Presidents


Member Discount Alert! ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) for Discounted Courses

Seminar courses are normally $149.95. ASCCA members pay only $95 per attendee -- a savings of almost $55 per class! Service writer courses are normally $1,500. ASCCA members pay only $950 per attendee!


Click here to take advantage of this offer


Recall Notices from the NHTSA
There are so many recalls from NHTSA each week that it is becoming impossible to keep up with them. Therefore, here are links to a few places that list the recalls as they come in.

Thank You ASCCA Sponsors!

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(800) 810-4272
Automotive Service Councils of CA
One Capitol Mall, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814
In This Issue
ASCCA is Moving Up
Contest Update
CAWA Scholarships
Summer Conference
ASCCA Advocacy Fund
ASCCA Legislative Day
Sell Preventive Maintenance Services
ASCCA Past Presidents
ESi Courses at a Discount!
Recalls from NHTSA


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