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CTDA scores with soccer tournament

Posted on July 29, 2014
Attending the CTDA soccer tournament were (front row, from left to right): Councilman Tom LaBonge; Gianluca Grioni, Pirelli representative; and Co-Chairman Bill Fuqua.

Attending the CTDA soccer tournament were (front row, from left to right): Councilman Tom LaBonge; Gianluca Grioni, Pirelli representative; and Co-Chairman Bill Fuqua.

More than 200 people -- including business owners, players, families and friends -- attended the California Tire Dealers Association’s (CTDA) third annual soccer tournament held recently in Los Angeles.

City Councilman Tom LaBonge presented a certificate of recognition to Pirelli Tire North America in appreciation of its participation and sponsorship of the tournament.

Bill Fuqua of Turbo Wholesale Tires Inc. in Irwindale, Calif., co-chairman of the event, said, “This is a beautiful way to start a tournament, with a local dignitary, Pirelli models and 10 enthusiastic soccer teams ready to do their utmost to win the tournament.”

The CTDA will hold its fourth tournament in 2015.

Related Topics: Bill Fuqua, California Tire Dealers Association, CTDA, Pirelli Tire North America, Soccer

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