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ARA volunteers honored

Industry News | March 1, 2008 | By:

The American Rental Association (ARA) recognized a number of members for their volunteer services to the association and the industry during The Rental Show last month in Las Vegas. Receiving awards during the ARA’ annual recognition ceremony:

  • J. Barry Ghiglione, Handyman Rental Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, received the Meritorious Service Award, which honors an ARA member who has made a significant contribution and demonstrated leadership pivotal to the success of a project or program.
  • Joe Jabbour, Doosan Infracore Portable Power (formerly Ingersoll Rand), Mocksville, N.C., U.S.A., received the Special Service Award, presented to an individual not in the general rental business who has performed outstanding service for the good of the rental industry overall.
  • Dean Eklund, Lew Rents, Olympia, Wash., U.S.A., received the Outstanding Leadership Award, whose recipients provide examples of superlative leadership at ARA’s grassroots level.

The American Rental Association is an international trade association for the owners of equipment rental businesses and the manufacturers and suppliers of construction/industrial, general tool and party/event rental equipment.

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