LENEXA, Kan. – After another successful round of the popular customer-loyalty giveaway, Automotive Parts Associates (APA) is excited to announce the grand prize and runner-up winners in the “2018 Harley-Davidson Giveaway” promotion.
With the giveaway in its third year, APA added a customization twist to the 2019 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 Sportster grand prize that included an additional $3000 in accessories for the winner to personalize. In addition, five runner-up winners scored $1000 in cash just in time for the upcoming holiday season.
This year’s promotion also marked the first time entries were collected online as well as in participating APA network locations between September and October. The motorcycle giveaway was sponsored by Automotive Parts Associates manufacturing partners: Airtex, Akebono, APC Automotive Technologies, Bosch, CARDONE, Denso, Dorman, FCS Auto, Federal Mogul, Gates, Global Parts Distributors, GSP, KYB, Loctite, MAS, Mevotech, Platinum Driveline, Tenneco and Walker Products.
Out of thousands of online and handwritten entries, the grand prize entry belonged to Christopher Roth of CR’s Motor Car Co. Inc of Newville, Pennsylvania, customer of APA shareholder M&C Import Parts Warehouse in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.
“We were excited about participating in the promotion and giving our customers an opportunity to enter online for an awesome grand prize. We were thrilled that one of our great long-time customers like Christopher won, he was super surprised and thought we were pranking him when we presented him with the prize notification, it was hilarious. I genuinely want to thank the sponsors and APA for opportunity to give one of our best customers a great experience,” said M&C Import Parts Warehouse Vice President, Swede Farling.
Five other APA shareholder-members presented their customers with $1,000 cash prizes; G&H Import Parts in Oak Lawn, Illinois to Walter Koglin from the Mechanics of Oak Lawn Inc, as did Mike Fuller of Lincoln Clutch and Brake Supply in Lincoln, Nebraska to Todd Brewer of Brewer Auto Services and Repair, Jim Holmquist of H&H Wholesale Parts in Arleta, California to Mike Alvarado of ATI Automotive, Edward Harake of Value Plus Auto Parts Wholesale in Westland, Michigan to Karla Cruz-Martinez of Lopez Tires and Randall Swedlove of Morris Automotive Supply in Fontana, California to Diego Alba of Fontana Tires.
“I would personally like to thank all of the APA shareholders who participated and the generosity of our sponsors for contributing to the 2018 Harley-Davidson Giveaway promotion, as well as all those who entered. We are looking forward to providing another great opportunity to win big this upcoming spring,” noted Sara Griewing, APA Marketing Manager.
About Automotive Parts Associates, Inc.
Automotive Parts Associates, Inc. is a member-owned cooperative made up of over 70 shareholders of independent auto parts distributors with 400+ warehouse and company store locations throughout North America. For more information about APA or about membership opportunities, visit www.APA.parts.
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