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The AIM department and Automotive Booster Club host fundraiser events at CSU-Pueblo

Release Date: March 27, 2017

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo


The AIM department and Automotive Booster Club host fundraiser events at CSU-Pueblo

PUEBLO – The Automotive Booster Club (ABC) and the department of Automotive Industry Management (AIM) at Colorado State University Pueblo will host the 12th Annual James G. Ward Memorial Fundraiser Golf Tournament at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 14 at Walking Stick Golf Course and the 8th Annual Sefcovic Memorial Auto Show 10 a.m., April 15 in the campus parking lot east of the Technology Building.

The golf tournament has an entry fee of $90 per player or $360 per team, which includes 18 holes, golf cart, lunch, and entry for awards. Registration deadline for the tournament is April 7. Contact Lucas Marler at 720.789.4831 or for more information. Entry forms with payments can be mailed to Automotive Booster Club Attn: CSU Pueblo AIM Department, T263, Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo CO, 81001. Businesses or AIM enthusiasts may sponsor one of the 18 holes for $100 each. Monetary donations and products for raffle are also greatly appreciated by the ABC members.

Tee off begins at 9 a.m. but participants are encouraged to arrive early for check in. Contests included in the tournament are longest putt, longest drive, and closest to pin. Mulligans will be sold for $5 each, but can only be used on non-contest holes. James G Ward was a local auto parts supplier who served on the AIM National Advisory Committee and the Scholarship Awards Committee.

The AIM Auto Show is free and open to the public. Auto registration before April 7 will be $10 and from April 8 to April 15 will be $15 (only one category per car). Entry forms with payments can be mailed to CSU-Pueblo AIM Attn: Car Show, 2200 Bonforte Blvd. Pueblo, CO 81001. Vendors are also welcome to set up at the event (no food vendors) $20 per booth and pre-registration is required.

This event honors the memory of former AIM faculty member and student mentor, Paul Sefcovic, who passed in August of 2008. The AIM auto show uses all proceeds to help students travel to Specialty Equipment Market Association in Las Vegas, Nevada which helps club members find networking/career opportunities, and secure internships. A student category (must present student identification) is free to enter, and all vehicles will be entered into the Best in Show prize. Other categories rewarded will include Best Truck/SUV in 4x4 and 2x2, Best Motorcycle/Bike, Custom, Racecar, Best Import, and Best Domestic.. All year, makes, and model are welcome. Open registration and set-up will begin at 9 a.m. and judging will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with awards to immediately follow.

For questions about either event or group rates, contact Lucas Marler at 720.789.4831 or or Ahmed Al-Bulushi at 510.415.4360.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is committed to excellence, setting the standard for regional comprehensive universities in teaching, research, and service by providing leadership and access for its region, while maintaining its commitment to diversity.


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