Tim Young Receives Bill Lipsey Merit Award for Dealer of the Year



    CALGARY, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - Mr. Tim Young of Young's Equipment Inc., in
Regina, Saskatchewan was announced as winner of the 2007 Equipment Dealer of
the Year, during the Canada West Equipment Dealers Association 67th Annual
General Meeting and Convention in Edmonton, Alberta.
    The nominees for the Bill Lipsey Merit Award for Dealer of the Year must
be Association members and their qualifications include: business involvement
and success; community service and humanitarian involvement; service club and
Association involvement and support.
    Young's Equipment Inc., is a 5-Store agricultural equipment dealer
selling full-line Case IH Agriculture and Commercial & Consumer equipment.
    Young's Equipment Inc., opened its first dealership in Regina November 1,
1988 with seven employees. In May 2000, they received a total loss to their
building in Regina due to fire. After rebuilding, they celebrated their Grand
Opening of the new facility in May 2001. In June 2000, they opened store
number two in Moose Jaw. They have continued growing their business with
additional locations in Assiniboia (2003), Windthorst (2005), and Weyburn
(2006), and currently provide work for 122 employees.
    Tim Young has been honoured with several awards throughout his career. He
was named the Paragon Award Winner - Business of the Year Award presented by
the Regina Chamber of Commerce in 2003, and was recently honoured to have the
new administration building named the Tim Young Administration Building at the
Corman Park Campus built by the Ranch Ehrlo Society outside Saskatoon. (Ranch
Ehrlo is dedicated to the provision of quality residential treatment service
for children, youth and young adults who are experiencing a range of social
issues. Currently, Ranch Ehrlo is treating over 200 children and employs
approximately 550 staff.)
    Tim's community service, humanitarian and volunteer activities are
numerous. He is the Chairman of IRON Solutions, LLC; Past Director of Canada
West Equipment Dealers Association; Past CaseIH Dealer Council Member;
Chair/Past Chair of Ranch Ehrlo Society; Corporate sponsor for the University
Regina Rams Football, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Saskatchewan Alpine Ski
Team; Chairman of the Prairie Fire Rugby Club (2007 Rugby Canada Super League
Senior Men's National Champions); and has served 12 years on the Regina Alpine
Race Team (6 years as President). He also provides annual scholarships to High
Schools and Tech Schools, beef donations to the Regina Food Bank, contributor
to 4H as well as supports High School rodeo and local soccer and basketball.
    As shown above, Tim Young, is a worthy recipient of this prestigious
award. We would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to Tim Young,
Young's Equipment Inc., for being this year's recipient of the Bill Lipsey
Merit Award.





For further information:

For further information: John Schmeiser, Executive Vice President,
Canada West Equipment Dealers Association, Phone: (403) 250-7581; Tim Young,
Young's Equipment Inc., Phone: (306) 565-2405

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