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Robert Pedersen Honored with W. E. "Bud" Loeber Award

Robert Pedersen Honored with W.E. “Bud” Loeber Award at the California Rental Association's July 2019 Board of Directors Meeting.

The W.E. “Bud” Loeber Friendship Award was presented to Robert Pedersen of A Tool Shed, at the California Rental Association's Board of Directors meeting, held July 16-17 in Pismo Beach, California. 
The Loeber award honors the memory of Bud Loeber, a former assistant executive director of the California Rental Association (CRA). Bud was known for his helpful attitude, humor and kind personality. The award perpetuates the memory of his positive attitude and his friendly approach to life and is presented to CRA members who demonstrate a sincere interest in the rental industry and the people in it.
 
Patricia Sarris presenting W. E. Loeber Friendship Award to Robert Pedersen
Pedersen served on CRA's Board of Directors from 2003 until 2012 and as President from 2007-2008. Patricia Sarris, CRA board member and owner of A Party Center / Easy Rentals in San Rafael, CA, presented the W. E. "Bud" Loeber award to Robert at the awards ceremony held during the board meeting.
 
 
 
 
 
Past recipients of the Bud Loeber Award are:

1995 – Bill Grasse
1996 – Walt Henderson
1997 – Marion Beal
1998 – Dave Copeland
1999 – Dick Whittington
2000 – Ed Hill
2001 – Phil Maxwell
2002 – Jim Woodward
2003 – Joe Novak
2004 – Doug Strom
2005 – Joel Neven
2007 – Les Chayo
2008 – Mike Anderson
2012 – Linda Bradley
2013 – Allen Buck
2014 – Torsten Erbel
2015 – Steve Soares
2016 – Arlen Stringfellow
2017 – Sylvia Woodward

 Congratulations to Robert for this well-deserved honor!

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The California Rental Association (CRA), located in Sacramento, CA, is a nonprofit trade association representing the equipment and party rental industry since 1946.

CRA is governed by a Board of Directors composed of a 17 rental center members plus 5 Associate members.

Our member-led committees are charged with acting in the best interests of the association and shaping CRA’s programs and policy proposals.

The association staff is directed in these efforts by the Executive Director.