Greensboro tire dealer inducted into association’s hall of fame
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 27, 2004
John and Frances Cork Ferguson and Morris and Betty Jo Ferguson recently returned from spending several days at Panama City Beach, Florida.
They went especially for The
Alabama Tire Dealers Association Convention held at the beautiful Edgewater Beach Resort and Convention Center.
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At the Past Presidents’ Breakfast, held on Saturday morning, John was inducted into The Alabama Tire Dealers Association Hall of Fame, in recognition of his dedication and many contributions to the Tire Industry in Alabama.
The presentation was made by long time friend and former resident of Greensboro, Harold Phillips.
John received a standing ovation from the past presidents, their families and other guests.
John was active in the Alabama Tire Dealers Association for many years having served as President in 1977, Convention Chairman and Board Member.
He received several awards during this time including Tire Dealer of the Year and Board member VIP Award.
John owned B.F. Goodrich stores in Greensboro, Selma, and Demopolis and also owned Greensboro Re-treading Company.
He served on the B.F. Goodrich Company Dealer council and won several achievement awards during this time.
He retired from the tire industry in 1997 and is currently serving his community in many areas.
He is a member of the Board of Directors at Peoples Bank of Greensboro, a Council Member of First United Methodist Church, board member at Lakeview Country Club and has been a member of the Greensboro Lions Club for 41 years.
The Fergusons enjoyed sightseeing while in Panama City Beach.
They also took a Gospel Music Dinner Cruise on the Lady Anderson Dining Yacht which they thoroughly enjoyed.