December 5, 2017

DEA Meeting: Sewell Cadillac

Mike Moore introduced Rich Parker.  Rich has been married for 32 years and they have 4 boys.  The youngest just got married.  They are expecting their first grandchild in January. Rich joined Sewell in 1971 and has been their DEA representative since 2005.  Sewell Cadillac has been a member of the DEA since 1962.  Mike recommended Carl Sewell's book, Customers for Life; there is a chapter in the book about Rich Parker!

Why shop with Sewell?  Sewell has been family owned since 1911 and just opened their 20th store!!  They give a lot back to the communities they are in.  They have an amazing culture, hiring standards, and ongoing training.  Why shop with Rich Parker?  Rich has been with Sewell for over 45 years:  15 years as a Service Advisor, 17 years as a Service Manager, and 13 years in Sales!  Rich can sell new Cadillac, GMC, and Buick vehicles and pre-owned vehicles from any dealership within the Sewell family.

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Sewell Cadillac Booksigning!

Booksigning All Week!

Visit with Rich Parker all week (through 12/11) at Sewell Cadillac and sign the book!  You can see their beautiful facility, the red CT6 that Dr. Kenny wants to look at, and whatever else peaks your fancy!

Rich will hold a drawing next Tuesday from those who sign the book for: 1) a choice of a Cadillac for a weekend, 2) Carl Sewell's book, and 3)  Lunch with Rich Parker!

You can find them at 7310 Lemmon Avenue, Dallas, 75209!

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DEA Meeting: Merrill Lynch - Social Security Strategies

Next Week: Merrill Lynch - Social Security Strategies

Kevin Taylor with Merrill Lynch has invited a guest speaker to give an overview of Social Security and strategies around taking social security.  Please let Dianna know who you have invited to come join us!


President Barbara Scribner welcomed everyone to meeting #4,599 of the DEA, celebrating 82 years!

Results reported to date for 2017 are $1,042,232 and Money Spent is $708,203!

Thanks to Richard Kinney, Your Web Guys, for a great program last week!  

Thanks to Julie Grant, Julie Grant Interiors, for a great open house last week!


Good News Stories!

Ron Schulz, Supreme Lending:  next Monday, in Tempe, Arizona, his youngest son will graduate and that is the end of that!

Steve Ward, Emerald Business Solutions:  our other daughter is having a baby in July and we will also have a wedding in July!


30-Second Commercials!

Mark McDaniel, Remarkable Affairs Catering: join us Sunday for an important fundraiser for a friend who suffered a stroke and has significant medical expenses.  It will be at 1315 Trinity Groves.  The cost is $75 + a bottle of wine/person for great food and fashion.  See Mark or checkout his Facebook page, or here for more information.

Mike Mirau, ProActive Leadership Group: join us right here (at the Club) this Thursday for our annual Scaling Up event!  Do you have a written plan for 2018?  Learn to work on your business and not in your business!  See Mike or his website for more information!


It is officially hunting season!

We are looking for presenters for January 16th and 23rd!

Should one of them be you?  Email Dianna and she will get you all set up!


Darryl Galen, d.galen graphics, introduced our visitors:

Tom Demopulos, with Arhaus Furniture, guest of Dr. Paul Chafetz.

Sherman Gardner, with In The Pattern, guest of Darren Gardner, Teks Inc.


Open Category

The Category of Staffing and Recruiting is open, vacated by Onin Staffing.


See you at the party on Friday!


New Board of Directors Announced

Next Week

Your Nominating Committee Committee composed of Barbara Scribner, Denise Koval, Mariann Montgomery, Ron Schulz and Scott Scribner has selected the nominees for the board election for the period of January - June 2018.  Special thanks to these nominees for their willingness to serve:  Ted Biggers, Biggers Law Firm, David Smith, Frost Bank, Keith Brown, Audio Video Innovations, Brad Swann, Copynet Digital Imaging Solutions, Randy Herman, Cornerstone Chem-Dry, Darryl Galen, d. galen graphics, Chris Boots, Halo Branded Solutions, Ken Teagle, Innovative Roofing, Cynthia Oliver, Preferred Business Solutions, Mark Kinser, Remarkable Painting, Rich Parker, Sewell Cadillac, and Cooper Bibb, Sewell Lexus,

Ballots were emailed November 28th to one associate of each member company.  Please make a special effort to submit your ballot as soon as possible, but no later than noon on Monday, December 11, 2017 to be counted as an eligible vote!  Please contact Dianna if you have any questions.


Board Report

Cooper Bibb, Sewell Lexus, presented the Board Report for the week of November 26, 2017, which advised there was a total of 36 present with 1 guest recording:

• 24 “A” leads

• 31 “B” leads

• 32 “C” leads

• 0 One-on-one's 

• 27 leads received

• $35,790 results

• $13,247 spent with members 

• 100% table attendance:  Table 3!

The Big Result Getter was Art That Grows.  The Big Spender was Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management.  The Big "A: Lead Giver: CNC Home Care, The Big "B" Lead givers: CNC Home CareMerrill Lynch Global Wealth Management The Big "C" Lead giver: Keller Williams Residential.



The $35.00 raffle drawing was won by Darren Gardner, Teks Inc.!


• December 6, Board meeting

• December 8, Christmas Party

• December 11, Ballots Due by noon

• December 12, Merrill Lynch guest:  Social Security Strategies

• December 12, New Board of Directors Announced

• December 19, Frost Bank: Responding to the Equifax Breach

• December 26, January 2, Holidays!  No meetings


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