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Celebrating 30 Years of Community Service at ADESA Winnipeg

Celebrating 30 Years of Community Service at ADESA Winnipeg


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This is a guest post from Gregg Maidment, general manager of ADESA Winnipeg and senior vice president of Canadian operations at ADESA. The 30th anniversary celebration at ADESA Winnipeg brought together family, friends, retirees, and our many dealer partners. The start of the auction goes back to 1987, when Mike Lawrence, founder of Canadian Auction Group...
ADESA and KAR Companies Raise $28,000 for NIADA Foundation

ADESA and KAR Companies Raise $28,000 for NIADA Foundation


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We had another great turnout for our charity auction at the 2017 NIADA Convention and Expo in Las Vegas. A large crowd gathered to bid on a red 2016 Nissan Frontier SV crew cab pickup. Car City Super Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, walked away with the truck with a winning bid of $28,000. The...
ADESA Boston Holds 17th Annual Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Run

ADESA Boston Holds 17th Annual Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Run


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Beautiful weather set the stage for ADESA Boston’s 17th annual Classic Car Show & Motorcycle Run earlier this month. More than 50 classic cars and motorcycles were entered in the show, and a 30-mile motorcycle run took 40 riders through several scenic Massachusetts towns — complete with a police escort of nine bikes and an...
ADESA Chicago to Celebrate Grand Opening

ADESA Chicago to Celebrate Grand Opening


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ADESA Chicago is officially celebrating its grand opening on March 17, 2017. After a seamless first sale and soft opening last October, the auction’s talented team has since completed several additional technology and infrastructure enhancements. On March 17, ADESA Chicago will offer more than 2,000 vehicles to both in-person and online dealer customers around the globe. This...
ADESA and EMKAY Raise $50,000 for JDRF

ADESA and EMKAY Raise $50,000 for JDRF


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ADESA frequently joins our industry partners in supporting worthwhile charitable organizations. Together with EMKAY, we recently raised $52,460 for JDRF during a nine-month campaign. Between March 1 and November 30, 2016, EMKAY and ADESA each made a $10 donation for every EMKAY vehicle purchased at 20 participating ADESA auction locations. Proceeds went to JDRF, the...
ADESA Auctions Give Back for the Holidays

ADESA Auctions Give Back for the Holidays


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All year long, our colleagues across North America raise funds for and volunteer at charities that help our communities. During the holiday season, we step up those activities, encouraging everyone to participate and have fun. Here are just a few ways ADESA auctions and offices have given back to their local communities this holiday season: ADESA...
ADESA HQ Helps United Way for the Holidays

ADESA HQ Helps United Way for the Holidays


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Community involvement is a core value at ADESA and the entire KAR Auction Services group of companies. I would bet that almost every day, throughout the year, there is a charity-related event happening at one of our 77 ADESA auctions or one of our sister company locations. And giving back is especially evident during the...
ADESA and KAR Companies Raise Funds for NIADA Foundation

ADESA and KAR Companies Raise Funds for NIADA Foundation


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During the annual National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention in Las Vegas, ADESA, along with other KAR companies, recently sponsored an incredible car auction benefiting the NIADA Foundation. This year’s vehicle was an ivory white 2015 Chrysler 300 Limited with a black leather interior, sky-slider roof, wood-grain dash and a mere 9,320 miles on...
ADESA Winnipeg to Host Charity Boat Auction for Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews

ADESA Winnipeg to Host Charity Boat Auction for Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews


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Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews is known for captaining the ice. But off the ice, he captained a 1935 Cossey Replica boat. Now, he’s offering the keys to that vessel to one lucky bidder at an ADESA Winnipeg public auction on April 26. Proceeds will support the children’s charity, Variety Manitoba. ADESA Winnipeg has worked very...