SEMA eNews Vol. 10, No. 35, August 30, 2007

TOYOTA DONATES TUNDRA CREWMAX TO THE 2007 SEMA SHOW SILENT AUCTION

Toyota Motor Corporation donated a brand new 2007 Toyota Tundra CrewMax Limited 5.7L 4X4 Pickup to be the featured item at this year's annual SEMA Show Silent Auction, which benefits the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund and is presented by the SEMA Young Executives Network (YEN).

"We are very excited about Toyota's amazing generosity," said Bianca Hennings, a YEN member and the 2007 SEMA Silent Auction Task Force chairperson. "Each year we have a vehicle donated to be the featured item and each year it seems as though the donated vehicle gets nicer and nicer. This year is certainly no exception. The brand-new Tundra that Toyota sent us is loaded to the max with every single option that comes from the Toyota plant. It is simply an amazing vehicle that we are looking forward to auctioning off for a truly good cause, such as the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund."

The 2007 Toyota Tundra is currently going through a customization process from a highly professional team of enthusiasts, lead by Mike Spagnola, a SEMA Board member and President/CEO of Street Scene Manufacturing Inc.

The Silent Auction has been a don’t-miss feature of the SEMA Show since 1993. Presented by YEN, the Silent Auction has raised close to $1 million since its inception. These funds are raised to support scholarships for students seeking careers in the specialty-equipment industry and student loan forgiveness for those working for SEMA member companies.

The 2007 SEMA Silent Auction will once again be easy to find, located on the Sky Bridge above the South Hall lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. You can place your bids during Show hours Tuesday through Thursday. Bidding closes at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, and all winners must claim their loot by 4:00 p.m. Friday.

Currently, SEMA’s Young Executive Network has more than 500 members networking in the industry and is the largest SEMA committee. If you are employed by a SEMA-member company and are under the age of 39, you can join YEN for free. If you are interested in participating in the SEMA Silent Auction on any level, visit www.SEMAShow.com/silentauction or www.semasilentauction.com for additional information.

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