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Nominations sought for 2018 Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award

Tire Business Award

Tire Business Humanitarian Awards

Entry deadline July 31, 2018

Tire Business is seeking nominations for its Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award, which recognizes an independent tire dealer or retreader who, during the past year, has made significant contributions to the betterment of his or her community through charitable and/or public service work. Now in its 25th year, the award has become one of the most coveted honors in the tire industry. The person selected as the winner will have demonstrated an unselfish commitment to the betterment of others. Nominations will be judged by an independent committee outside of the tire industry. The winner will receive the Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award Medal and a $2,500 donation to the charity of his or her choice. The award will be presented at the 2018 Tire Industry Association's Tire Industry Honors Awards ceremony during the SEMA Show Oct. 29 in Las Vegas.

The award is open to any independent tire dealer or retreader in North America, regardless of business size or sales volume. Nominees must have an ownership stake in the business. Self nominations are welcome. Nominators are encouraged to renominate candidates if they are not past winners. To enter your nominee, complete the nomination form, attach detailed support material and mail as soon as possible. Detailed support material is required for the nomination.

Please complete the information below to nominate a candidate.

Nominee Information

Nominator Information

Upload Support Materials (optional)

Support material is important to the nomination and must include:

  • A detailed explanation of the charitable organization(s) or public service activity(ies) in which the nominee is involved.
  • The breadth and depth of the nominee's involvement in charitable and/or public service activities.
  • The impact the nominee has had on the charitable and/or public service activity.
  • Support materials such as newspaper clippings, photographs, letters of commendations and previous awards.

Note: If you need to submit materials that contain files larger than 5MB, please e-mail them to Lori DiFrancesco at Be sure to include your first and last name within the email. If you choose to mail your support materials, please send them to:

Tire Business
Attn: Don Detore, Editor
2291 Riverfront Parkway
Suite 1000
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221

Support Materials

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