By CRM Staff
Toronto, Ontario – January 30, 2019 -- SATA Canada was hard at work raising money for charity at the Canadian Collision Industry Forum last week in Toronto.
For a second straight year, SATA Canada auctioned off a specialty spray gun. This year’s model, a SATAjet 1500 B SoLV, featured a written signature from comedian and late-night TV show host Jay Leno.
Leno, who is not known to sign items, was won over at this year’s SEMA show by John Turner, general manager of SATA Canada. Turner explained to Leno that the funds raised would be donated to THE ABLE Network, a foundation focused on bettering the lives of people living with autism. Leno, who has a history of working with autism charities, graciously accepted Turner’s request.
In addition to the auction, SATA Canada also raffled off a SATAjet 1500 B SoLV spray gun signed by NASCAR legend Richard Petty. In total, the company raised over $4,500 for The ABLE Network between the two spray guns.
The winning bidder for the Jay Leno signed PHASER was Doug Roberts and daughter Kim from Fix Auto Barrie North; while the lucky winner of the Richard Petty signed SATAjet 1500 B was Tyler Zacher-King director of Ontario Sales for AB Warehouse. Tyler graciously allowed SATA Canada to auction off the gun to raise more money. The winning bid came from Daryll O’Keefe, general manager, Ontario at Fix Automotive Network, keeping both guns in the Fix family.