Category Archives: 2016 February

Tom’s Tidbits- Let’s make this easy for the pundits

Greetings! For the Punditocracy, the takeaway from the 2016 Primaries so far has been the inexplicable rise of the “outsider” or “insurgent” candidates.  Over the past months they’ve all sung the same song… voters are angry, upset, and furious; they’re … Continue reading

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Keith’s “What NOW?!!” Toon for Feb 2016

 

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Referral Reward Yearly Wrap-up

And we need YOUR vote to pick our yearly award! Your Referrals mean the world to us!  Lots of businesses say “thanks” to their customers for referrals, and we do too.  For a long time we sent certificates for our … Continue reading

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“Flat Rate” Pay Influences Performance 

Both you and your Technician deserve better! One of the major differences between Tom Dwyer Automotive Services and other shops is the fact that we DO NOT rely on Flat-Rate compensation for our Technicians.  Under Flat Rate systems, Technicians are … Continue reading

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Pull Back The Curtain… IT’S HERE!

The NEW Sellwood Bridge opens February 27! Well, this is an article we’ve been eager to write since construction started on the new Sellwood Bridge in 2012.  Believe it or not, after almost 4 years of construction… THE NEW SELLWOOD … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Sirloin and Parmesan Meatloaf

February brings a hearty favorite that will feed the family for several nights.  Pull a chair up to the table and dig in to this comfort-food favorite… Sirloin and Parmesan Meatloaf Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups chopped red … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Here’s how your comments matter

        Comment of the Month Deanna D. said, “Thanks for the painted door.  It looks nice!” A painted door might not sound like it deserves “Comment of the Month”, but look closer…  a couple months ago we … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Health Notes Cures the Common Cold

Wow!  Look at that graph!  February is historically the worst month for cold and flu cases, so we imagine there are several of you reading this newsletter from your beds right now.  If there’s ever a time that Health Notes … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Pull Back The Curtain… It’s HERE!

The NEW Sellwood Bridge will OPEN to traffic on February 27, and our “Sellwood Bridge Update” staff is taking the month off to celebrate.  Please read this month’s Feature article, “Pull Back The Curtain… IT’S HERE!” for all the details. … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “Deep State” by Mike Lofgren

The Primaries are under way, and we’re 9 months away from the 2016 Presidential Election.  Concerned citizens from every point on the political spectrum will be wearing strange political costumes, chanting odd chants, buttonholing their friends and family, and working … Continue reading

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