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The drive to continuously grow and improve is at the heart of the MRAA, our members and our staff. That’s why we’re launching this blog: to share what we’re learning in our work and in our lives with you – and in hopes you’ll share what you’re learning too.

 

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MRAA History: Phil Keeter

Posted By Mickaela Hilleren, Thursday, September 20, 2018
The 2011 MRAA Annual Conference celebrated the career of Phil Keeter, who retired as MRAA President. Keeter was one of the founders of MRAA and was employed by the association for more than 20 years.

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MRAA History: Supporters

Posted By Mickaela Hilleren, Friday, September 14, 2018
We can count more than a dozen organizations that were supporting MRAA and its Annual Conference way back when that continue to support us today. That list of leading members has grown tremendously, but our appreciation remains the same.

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MRAA History: The Decade of the Dealer

Posted By Mickaela Hilleren, Thursday, July 12, 2018
Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

In 1989, MRAA celebrated its 8th Annual National Conference, with a look ahead to the 1990s, a decade that we called the "Decade of the Dealer.” MRAA President Phil Keeter was quoted in this article as saying, "The retail marine dealer is the linchpin of the industry.” Today, we just consider every decade as the Decade of the Dealer!

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