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Cincinnati Dealers Honored for 25 Years of Child Passenger Safety

As the 2018 Cincinnati Auto Expo approaches, we are excited to once again host our Rev It Up!! Sneak Peek VIP Party, which will take take place on Wednesday, February 7. Since 1993, this party has kicked off the Auto Expo and raised money to benefit Cincinnati Children’s child passenger safety program. This year marks […]

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$2k Equipment Donation Breathes New Life Into Montgomery Fire Department CPR Program

Bob Reichert, President, Kenwood Dealer Group, presented the Montgomery Fire Department with two Laerdal® CPR training manikins. The presentation took place on Tuesday, November 7, at 2:30 p.m. at Montgomery Lincoln. The City of Montgomery Fire department offers accredited classes in both First Aid and CPR Training. Bystander CPR and the use of an AED […]

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Dealership Employment Reaching New Level

The National Automobile Dealers Association’s midyear report details continuous rise of employment and payroll at U.S. new-car dealerships in the first six months of 2017. Improving from a record 1,131,900 in 2016, new-car dealerships employed 1,134,200 workers through the second quarter of 2017. NADA Data 2017: Midyear Report provides a biannual financial portrait of new-car […]

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Walt Sweeney Ford Raises $6,000 for Delhi Skirt Game

Last month, Walt Sweeney Ford raised $6,000 for the Delhi Skirt Game through Ford’s “Drive 4 UR Community” program. As a longtime sponsor of the event, which celebrated it’s 40th anniversary this summer, Walt Sweeney Ford has been instrumental in supporting the organizers fundraising efforts and the important work they do in Delhi Township. The […]

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St. Aloysius Orphange Recieves CPR Manikin From Superior Honda

On Thursday, September 26, Chris Heck, General Manager at Superior Honda, presented the staff of St. Aloysius Orphanage with a Laerdal CPR Training Manikin. The manikin will be used to train staff who work with children all over Hamilton and Butler Counties in this lifesaving procedure. GCADA’s CPR Manikin Donation Program has been active since […]

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Great Turnout For Car Seat Check in Green Township

On Saturday, instructors from Cincinnati Children’s trained a new batch of certified child passenger safety technicians at Green Township Fire Department. The trainees included first responders, child care providers and teachers from around the region, who spent four days learning the ins and outs of proper car seat safety. The class wrapped up with a […]

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Target’s Car Seat Trade-In Program Returns

Here at GCADA, we’re in full swing celebrating Nation Child Passenger Safety Month, and already have hundreds of entrants in our annual Car Seat Giveaway courtesy of Evenflo! If you haven’t already, make sure you sign up now either for yourself or a friend who you know needs at seat! But for some, our drawing on […]

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Kicking Off Child Passenger Safety Month at Kings Island

This weekend, August 25-27, Kings Island is celebrating fire and police personnel who keep our communities safe by offering them free admission to the park. We will once again be in Planet Snoopy to kick of National Child Passenger Safety!

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Fort Mitchell Fire Department Receives CPR Training Manikins

As part of its year-round public safety initiative, the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA) presented the Fort Mitchel Fire Department with four CPR training manikins. GCADA Member Jake Sweeney FIAT Alfa Romeo sponsored the donation. “These manikins will be used to provide training in the proper use of CPR & AED,” said Fire Chief […]

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4 Questions We Got on Child Passenger Safety at the Baby Expo

We were happy to once again take part in the Baby and Beyond Expo and we all hope every attendee had a great time. We talked to hundreds of parents and parents-to-be and out of all the questions we received this weekend, four in particular came up a lot. When can children move from a […]

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