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Gala Dinner a Highlight of ABPA Annual Meeting


Attendees of the ABPA’s annual meeting and their guests enjoyed a relaxing dinner in the elegant surroundings of the Drake Hotel’s Club International room. Many old friendships were renewed and new connections made during the evening.

A lively crowd gathers before the gala dinner in the Drake Hotel's elegant Club International.
A lively crowd gathers before the gala dinner in the Drake Hotel’s elegant Club International.
Dolores Richardson of At Pac, Jack Gillis of CAPA, and Gary Suchan of At Pac.
Dolores Richardson of At Pac, Jack Gillis of CAPA, and Gary Suchan of At Pac.
Chuck Garner of Hayes with wife Vicki Garner join Kay and Waylan Salveson of GP Auto for dinner.
Chuck Garner of Hayes with wife Vicki Garner join Kay and Waylan Salveson of GP Auto for dinner.
Debbie Smeal of Choice Bumper, Billy Smeal of Choice Bumper, and Tim Schneider of Car-Part.com.
Debbie Smeal of Choice Bumper, Billy Smeal of Choice Bumper, and Tim Schneider of Car-Part.com.
Emily Tseng of Polyway, Sal Polletta of Monidex, and Sam Chen of Polyway.
Emily Tseng of Polyway, Sal Polletta of Monidex, and Sam Chen of Polyway.
Bill Smeal of Choice and a happy Arlene Meyers of KRD.
Bill Smeal of Choice and a happy Arlene Meyers of KRD, who provided hours of help during the annual meeting.
Judy and Bob Schmoker of Premier Flexipac.
Judy and Bob Schmoker of Premier Flexipac.
Jim Dickens and Tomas Gonzalez, both of CCC Information Services.
Jim Dickens and Tomas Gonzalez, both of CCC Information Services.
Cathy Hsieh of TYC, Mike Chiu of National Auto Body Warehouse, Zak Tay of TYC, Jonathan Kuang of TYC, and Clara Baily of TYC.
Cathy Hsieh of TYC, Mike Chiu of National Auto Body Warehouse, Zak Tay of TYC, Jonathan Kuang of TYC, and Clara Baily of TYC.
Bev Smith and Nancy Koren, wives of ABPA Board members Jim Smith and Mike Koren.
Bev Smith and Nancy Koren, wives of ABPA Board members Jim Smith and Mike Koren.
James White of KSI, Mike Dolabi of National Auto Body Warehouse, and Jim Sherman of Sherman's.
James White of KSI, Mike Dolabi of National Auto Body Warehouse, and Jim Sherman of Sherman’s.
Oliver Huang of Vision, Andy Huang of Vision, an unidentified guest, Clara Baile of TYC, and Sam Chen of Polyway.
Oliver Huang of Vision, Andy Huang of Vision, an unidentified guest, Clara Baile of TYC, and Sam Chen of Polyway.
Dave Oser and Kim Hicks of Micro Rim.
Dave Oser and Kim Hicks of Micro Rim.
Gary Joice of GoFit and newly elected ABPA Board Member Galen Chen of Maxzone.
Gary Joice of GoFit and newly elected ABPA Board Member Galen Chen of Maxzone.
Kelly Barinholtz and Howard Winkleman.
Kelly Barinholtz and Howard Winkleman, who still hands out business cards announcing that he is “retired.”
Terry Westedt of Rydell, Mike Orlich of APU Solutions, and Dan Fernandez of APU Solutions.
Terry Westedt of Rydell, Mike Orlich of APU Solutions, and Dan Fernandez of APU Solutions.
ABPA Executive Director Ed Salamy addresses the dinner crowd.
ABPA Executive Director Ed Salamy addresses the dinner crowd.

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