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Lees Summit Honda August 2007

Lees Summit, MO Volume 1, Issue

Hi-Me, Hi You
“You’ve got a Friend in the Car Business!” – Jaime Dawson
Inside This Issue

A Big Welcome 1

Thank You! 1

First and foremost, I would like to formally introduce myself as the Honda News 2
newest edition to the sales staff at Lees Summit Honda. I am very FAQ’s 3
excited to be here and am looking forward to all of the new
relationships I will develop as your automotive resource. Service Special 3

People always ask me where does Hi-Me come from and is that Service Hours 3
Original Article found at: http://www.hondanews.com/categories/1082/releases/4058
my real name... The answer is YES and NO.
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more effective countermeasures against injury, and which have significantly contributed to
advances in traffic safety.

The prestigious Award for Safety Engineering Excellence is presented bi-annually by The
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United States' National Highway Motor Co.,Administration
Safety Inc. Engineers Receive
(NHTSA), the highest
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
technology. Safety!
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,plays
Honda Hi You
a prominent role in the advancement of many aspects of vehicle safety, 1 and
Volume1,
the Issue 1 of our efforts frequently find their way to production vehicles, whether
proven results
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.

Q: 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
What about
can Hi-Me or Hondas go to www.himehonda.com
I say? F A Q’s?
Q: How often should I have my 4x4
system serviced?
After a full day picking on each other A: You should have your truck’s 4x4
for the smallest things, I suggested front & rear differential and transfer
to my wife that we call a truce; no case serviced every 15,000 miles.
more criticisms for 48 hours. “It’s
Saturday at four o’clock,” I told her, Schedule Service Today…
“so no more complaints until the
David Rodgers
same time on Monday.” “Okay,” she Service Manager
said, “I’ll talk to you then.”
(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
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• 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced & blanched
• AM
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6:00 PM ~ Monday thru
• 1
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“If Wile E. Coyote had enough money
• 1 medium
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Serves 4.
Quarterly Quote
“Easy things are seldom
right and right things are
seldom easy.”

Quarterly Quiz

Q: In a lifetime,
Jaime Dawson aka: Hi-Me how many
Work Schedule
times would the average
Lees Summit Honda person
Mondayhave9AM-9PM
walked
Lees Summit, MO around
Tuesdaythe world?
9AM-9PM
Wk: (816) 251-8700 Wednesday By Appointment
Cell: (816) 699-0926
A:Thursday
3 times 12PM-9:00PM
www.himehonda.com Friday 9AM-6:00PM
“ Saturday 9AM-6:00PM
A little known fact?
“You’ve got a Friend in the Car Business”
For several years I traveled with an organization called GX International. It’s
Preferred Hi-Me HONDA and Lees Summit Honda Customer
through that group that I met my wife Lourie. On www.himehonda.com there
isName:
a link ______________________________________________________________
called “About Me”. If you can guess which country my wife and I
were in when we took the photo in front of the Hotel or, if you can guess how
Address: ____________________________________________________________
many countries I have been in, you will be automatically entered to win a
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Help your wallet avoid monetary malnutrition!
• With my Preferred Customer Referral Program, you can earn
Referred Friend or Family Member
$10.00 for just referring someone in for a test drive.
• You can earn an additional $50.00 if your referral purchases a
Name: ______________________________________________________________
new or pre-owned vehicle.
Address: ____________________________________________________________
• Simply fill out the top of the form below and give it to a friend
or family member in the market
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