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State Farm’s George Avery to Speak to Iowa Collision Repairers at Industry Days

The Iowa Collision Repair Association (ICRA) is hosting the second Iowa Collision Industry Days on Oct. 21 and 22 at Prairie Meadows in Des Moines, Iowa.

ICRA brings two days of industry education and awareness beginning Wednesday afternoon with: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), presented by Dan Nickey of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center, and  ICAR CYC01 Cycle Time, taught by Joe Doyle from State Farm Insurance.

Thursday, “Back To The  Basics Estimating Seminar and Profit Clinic” will be taught by Mel Hunke. Hunke was the lead estimating instructor of the 3M ARMS Series and brings a history of credible, relevant and timely industry information.

George Avery from State Farm Insurance will be the keynote speaker at the Thursday evening dinner. In addition, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Executive Director Aaron Schulenburg will speak at the Thursday luncheon. Keith Risley, the recently appointed I-CAR regional director, will also be in attendance.

For more information, call Janet Chaney at (480) 720-2565.

ICRA Industry Days Registration Form

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