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Meet Dan Hooks, ARA’s 59th president

Dan Hooks, CERP, president, Party Reflections, Charlotte, N.C., will become the American Rental Association’s (ARA) 59th president in February.

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Get free HR advice through ARA’s new partnership

Members of the American Rental Association (ARA) can find help and guidance when dealing with human resources issues through the association’s new partnership with Ogletree Deakins.

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Herc Holding acquires Champion Rentals

Herc Holding, Bonita Springs, Fla., has acquired substantially all the assets of Champion Rentals, Houston. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Planning for The ARA Show underway

With the start of the new year, plans are in full swing to deliver an event full of buying, networking and fun — all of the excitement that exhibitors and attendees are accustomed to. The ARA Show™ returns to Las Vegas, a popular destination with attendees, Oct. 17-20. 

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Paycheck Protection Program loan portal opens

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, opened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal today — Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 — at 9 a.m. Eastern time. 

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ARA provides PPP summary and list of changes

The American Rental Association (ARA) is providing a summary and list of changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) included in H.R. 133, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. ARA is urging members to consult with their accountants, legal advisors and lending institutions regarding specific questions related to both first and second draw PPP loans and PPP loan forgiveness as well as any tax issues related to PPP loans.

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Self-Contained Carpet Extractors

Factory refurbished Kent C-4 Carpet Extractors for $399.00. These machines have years of service left! Operating unrefurbished machines $199.00. Volume discounts available. Hand tool kits available. 800.669.6261 or

Chicago Mangle & Unimac 125 Washing Machine

1964 Chicago Mangle, 36" drum 120'wide. A veritable workhorse, in use daily. 1987 Unimac 125 Washer.
Having auction January 14. Make an offer and take it. Will supply pictures.

Bob Chapman 818.652.7767

Kabar 10000 Tent Welder

Only driven to church on Sundays. We just used it to make and repair our own tents. Best offer over $15,000.

Bob Chapman 818.652.7767

Liquidating Business

I am having an auction in middle January. Buy entire business, or phone number and website or individual items. Phone numbers for North Hollywood and separate store in Torrance, CA.

Bob Chapman 818.652.7767

Rental/Retail/Repair Jewel in PNW

After owning and operating a successful business for more than 35 years, our family is ready to retire. This shop has no local competition, continuous excellent growth year after year, and a stable employee base. An ideal opportunity for an owner/operator family business. Located in a VERY safe area with quality of living and top-ranking schools. Partnered with highly recognizable product dealerships and fully integrated Point of Rental computer operating system. Business sale with long term property leases and/or property purchases. Please send inquires to

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