Lees Summit Honda Lees Summit, MO

August 2007 Volume 1, Issue

Hi-Me, Hi You
“You’ve got a Friend in the Car Business!” – Jaime Dawson
Inside This Issue A Big Welcome Thank You! 1 1 2 3 3

First and foremost, I would like to formally introduce myself as the
newest edition to the sales staff at Lees Summit Honda. I am very excited to be here and am looking forward to all of the new relationships I will develop as your automotive resource.

Honda News FAQ’s Service Special

Service Hours 3 People always ask me where does Hi-Me come from and is that Original name...foundanswer is YES and NO. Article The at: http://www.hondanews.com/categories/1082/releases/4058 my real The entire staff at Lees Summit Honda has made this transition Recipethe Month into of automotive 4 industry a great experience. I have never sold cars before and the management and 06/29/2007 - LYON, FranceJr.. Jaime is Hispanic for James and is My name ishave done everything possible to ensure that I am getting off VIN a solid start Win a to Dinner 4 sales staff Jaime Dawson supposed to be pronounced "Hi me" not "Jay me" and beginning to develop confidence. At the 20th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety ofKnown Fact 4 Little Vehicles (ESV) and since most people read my name and mispronounce it I heldthe spellingFrance,totwo Honda development ifengineers were recognized for their usefarin Lyon, Hi-Me have dealt with have been great too. I it, afraid that people would avoid confusion. So say So the customers I to improving vehicle yes, you being chosen as recipients of 5a Referral Program extensive is "Hi-Me" but if you write it, it is Jaime. Mystery was contributions safety by my name like the stereotypical salesperson and prejudge me but that hasn’t been the treat me United States Government Award for Safety Engineering Excellence. Solved?? it helps that we are a Presidents Award Winner through Honda. case. I think Honda you enjoy this first edition of my newsletter!! C. Longhitano was recognized for his Americas Senior Engineer, Douglas I hope R&D it in our willingness to go the extra step. You will witness it in our genuine You will find important contribution to automobile safety, particularly in the area of pedestrian impact concern for your needs. You will discover it in our professional treatment of you and your protection. A BIG THANKS to experience. You will see the difference that vehicle throughout your ownershipthe Staff of Lees Summit Honda sets an award-willing dealership apart from the rest. Itlead research programscount on – now For more than a decade, Longhitano has is a difference you can to further the and down the road. understanding of pedestrian impacts with SUVs and light trucks in order to help develop more effective countermeasures against injury, and which have significantly contributed to advances in traffic safety.

Hi-Me Honda News

The prestigious Award for Safety Engineering Excellence is presented bi-annually by The United States' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the highest Honda Motor Co., Inc. Engineers Receive federal agency for the prevention and control of traffic accidents in the United States, in Safety Awards for Advances in Vehicle recognition and appreciation of extraordinary contributions in the field of vehicle safety Safety! technology. Honda is the only company this year to win this esteemed recognition in both automobile and motorcycle safety fields. This year's ESV conference also featured safety-related presentations and papers by no fewer than eight other Honda Associates, covering important research findings such as collision stresses on expectant mothers, pedestrian impact kinematics and innovative lighting systems to improve motorcycle conspicuity. Hi-Me, Hi You 1 Honda plays a prominent role in the advancement of many aspects of vehicle safety, and Volume1, Issue 1 the proven results of our efforts frequently find their way to production vehicles, whether car or motorcycle.

I asked one of our service advisors, Dave
Rogers, what the three most frequently asked maintenance questions were. Here they are, along with the answers!

Q: How often should I rotate my tires? A: You should rotate your vehicle’s
tires every 12,000 miles to lengthen the life of the tire and ensure its’ safety.


How often should I get my transmission serviced? A: You should service your vehicle’s transmission every 12-months or 30,000 miles, whichever comes first.

To learn more about Hi-Me or Hondas go to www.himehonda.com What can I say? F A Q’s?


After a full day picking on each other for the smallest things, I suggested to my wife that we call a truce; no more criticisms for 48 hours. “It’s Saturday at four o’clock,” I told her, “so no more complaints until the same time on Monday.” “Okay,” she said, “I’ll talk to you then.”

How often should I have my 4x4 system serviced? A: You should have your truck’s 4x4 front & rear differential and transfer case serviced every 15,000 miles. Schedule Service Today…

David Rodgers Service Manager (816) 251- 8750 david@leessummithonda.com

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“Does pushing the elevator button more than once really make it arrive faster?”

Current Service Special

Little Hat Pasta with Spicy Chicken ¾ cup olive oil 2 tbsp chopped garlic 2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 2 (6-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into 1-by-1 inch pieces • 2 cups broccoli florets • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced & blanched • 1 tsp salt 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM ~ Monday thru • 1 Friday pound orecchiette pasta “If Wile E. Coyote had enough money • 1 medium tomato, chopped 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM ~ Saturdays to buy all those Acme products, then • ¼ cup grated pecorino romano cheese why didn’t he just buy dinner?” Closed Sundays • • • •

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In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil over
medium heat. Add the garlic and the crushed red pepper flakes, cooking until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Add the chicken and sauté until brown. Add broccoli, zucchini, and salt; cook until tender and brown, about 5 minutes. Set aside. In a large pot of boiling water, cook the orecchiette until al dente. Prior to draining the pasta, take ¼ cup of the hot water and add to the sauce along with the tomato. Drain the pasta very well. Place the pasta back into the pot and add the sauce and cheese. Toss very well, until the sauce is Hi-Me, Hi You completely incorporated. Serve immediately. Volume1, Issue 1 Serves 4.

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Quarterly Quiz Q: Jaime Dawson aka: Hi-Me In a lifetime, how many Work Schedule
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times would the average person have9AM-9PM walked Monday Tuesday 9AM-9PM around the world?
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