RALEIGH, NC (October 23, 2007) -- CARQUEST Auto Parts is proud to announce Patrick Bartel of Bartel's Auto Clinic, Carol Stream, Illinois as a 2007 CARQUEST Excellence Award Finalist.
"CARQUEST is dedicated to the independent shop owner," Mike DeSorbo, CARQUEST Director of Market Segments said. "Patrick Bartel of Bartel's Auto Clinic is one of the very best in the country at providing excellent automotive service to their customers."
The CARQUEST Excellence Award is based on criteria such as industry involvement, technical competency, community involvement, professional image and customer service. The editors of the top industry trade publications selected the finalists and the winner, Mike & Sherrie Buckridge of Sun Automotive from Springfield, Oregon was announced at the awards ceremony held in Rochester, Michigan.
"This year was another record year for entries," said Roger Smith, CARQUEST Director of Professional Markets. "We would like to thank all our business partners for the time and effort they put into judging all the nominees and narrowing them down to the finalists and the winner."
|Active Green + Ross Ajax/Pickering||Sidney & Bonnie Spencer||AJAX, ON|
|BARTEL'S AUTO CLINIC||Patrick Bartel, Richard Kamphaus ||CAROL STREAM, IL|
|DAN'S AUTO CARE INC.||Dan & Ann Pflibsen||QUINCY, IL|
|FRANTZ AUTOMOTIVE CENTER||Don & Lisa Frantz||CARY, NC|
|MIDSTATE TRANSMISSION SERVICE||Jerry & Linda Adams & Staff||NORMAL, IL|
|PELLMAN'S AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE||Brad & Lisa Pellman||BOULDER, CO|
|PROGRESSIVE AUTOMOTIVE & TIRE||William & Dawn DeCourcey||STAFFORD, VA|
|RAWCLIFFE SERVICE CENTER||Jeff Rawcliffe & Staff||HAMPDEN, ME|
|ROCKDALE AUTOMOTIVE||Scott Walsh & Staff||ROCKDALE, IL|
|SUN AUTOMOTIVE||Mike & Sherrie Buckridge||SPRINGFIELD, OR|
|WEST TOWN MONONA TIRE||Ted & Helena Manning||MADISON, WI|
About CARQUEST Auto Parts
CARQUEST Auto Parts has more than 3,400 locations throughout North America. It is the premier supplier of replacement products, accessories, supplies and equipment for virtually all makes and models of automobiles, as well as light and heavy-duty trucks, off-road equipment, buses, recreational vehicles and agricultural equipment. Additionally, CARQUEST distributes and sell tools, equipment, chemicals, paint and accessories. CARQUEST, in all CAPS, is a registered trademark and should always appear in capital letters.