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ASTE Update

July 22nd, 2020 by

The ASTE is still on! With the continued restrictions of Covid-19 and remaining in Phase 2 of North Carolina’s “Safer at Home Order”, we have postponed the ASTE 2020. The new ASTE 2020 dates are November 20-21. These dates are contingent upon the reopening of North Carolina and lifting gathering size restrictions. North Carolina is […]

Tricia Sauls Assumes Role as Executive Director

July 22nd, 2020 by

After 15 years at IGONC and over 50 years in the automotive industry, Bob Pulverenti is retiring as our Executive Director. Celebrating 5 years with IGONC, Tricia Sauls will assume the role as Executive Director. She will continue to guide IGONC into the future and perpetuate the mission to help make North Carolina’s independent garage […]

Welcome New Staff Member – Maddi Hennessey

July 22nd, 2020 by

We would like to welcome a new member to the IGONC team, Maddi Hennessey. Maddi is the new Marketing and Membership Director. She comes with experience in nonprofit communication and development. Maddi moved to North Carolina in February and has spent time volunteering in the Triangle community. In her free time, Maddi enjoys exploring North […]

But First You’ll Have To…

July 22nd, 2020 by

“I’ll send you all the imports, but first you’ll have to join IGO…………….and you’ll need to attend the monthly meetings”. That’s what I was told by my business neighbor, Clarence Martin, who was manager at Dixie Sales which was one block up the street from our shop. I was new to being a shop owner […]

Work Comp Insights: How Opioid Use Affects Workers’ Compensation

July 14th, 2020 by

Brought to you by AmeriTrust Group, Inc. Work Comp Insights: How Opioid Use Affects Workers’ Compensation Prescription opioids are the number one workers’ compensation problem in terms of controlling the ultimate cost of indemnity losses. This comes from a recent Lockton Companies report that also states that there’s never been a more damaging impact on […]

Work Comp Insights: The First 24 Hours After an Injury

July 2nd, 2020 by

Brought to you by AmeriTrust Group, Inc. Work Comp Insights: The First 24 Hours After an Injury   The moment an injury occurs, it initiates a sequence of events that can last for weeks or even months. But no matter how prolonged the recovery period, the first 24 hours after an injury are the most […]