Shearer buys Lewis Motors in South Burlington

first_imgShearer Chevrolet Co. Inc.,Long-time Burlington auto dealer Bill Shearer acquired Lewis Motors in South Burlington effective July 1, 2009, adding three new brands to the Shearer family of dealerships in Vermont. The current location on Shelburne Road will be retained, but each brand will have its own dealership identity.  The names will be changed to Shearer Acura, Audi South Burlington and Volkswagen South Burlington.”Acura, Audi and Volkswagen are flagship brands that have become mainstays in Vermont.  The Lewis family has set a solid foundation for their future” said Shearer.Alex Lewis founded Lewis Motors in 1974 as a Volkswagen dealership.  The Audi franchise was added in 1976.  Alex’s son David joined the firm in 1987 after graduating from Norwich University.  The Acura dealership opened in 1995 and David Lewis purchased Lewis Motors from his Dad in 1996.Shearer Chevrolet was founded in 1928, and is one of the oldest dealerships in Vermont.  Shearer also operates Shearer Honda in Rutland, as well as Shearer Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac and GMC trucks in South Burlington.  It also owns and operates Direct Autobody, a brand new state-of-the-art collision repair facility which opened in 2008 and is located behind Shearer Chevrolet.The Shearer Auto Group will now be able to offer customers the best cars and trucks from Japan, Germany and the United States.  “It’s an exciting opportunity” Shearer concluded.last_img read more

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Dennis explains why he performed Ronaldo’s celebration at Real Madrid

first_imgThe 22-year-old scored a brace against Zinedine Zidane’s side at the Santiago Bernabeu in a Champions League group stage fixture that ended 2-2 back in October.After failing to advance to the next round of the elite competition, the Belgian side dropped to the Europa League were they faced Manchester United in the Round of 32 and he scored a goal in the first leg which ended 1-1.Dennis picked these games as his best moments this season, and he revealed how he felt after doing Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘siii’ celebration in front of the Madrid faithful.“Against Manchester United was a highlight,” he told Sky Sports.“Madrid is a big team, the best in the world, but I was disappointed because I wanted us to win and we drew. I wanted that three points.“I was happy because I was speaking with friends and they said ‘imagine you play against Real Madrid’. I said I’m going to score and I’m going to do the Ronaldo celebration and they were like ‘what, are you sure?’ and I said ‘yeah’, so we bet. Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis has named his goals against Manchester United and Real Madrid as the highlights of his 2019-20 campaign.Advertisement “I was excited to score and do the celebration, I was very happy that day. But I was happier after a few weeks, I was on my phone and I saw the picture of my celebration and I thought ‘you scored in Madrid’, the excitement came after a few weeks. It was crazy.“My brother is a Manchester United fan, a crazy one, he’s always angry when they lose. So then I played against them and scored and he said ‘OK, I’m proud of you’.”Club Brugge were crowned the Belgian Pro League champions on Friday after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the 2019-20 league calendar.The triumph was Dennis’ second league title since he moved to Belgium from Zorya in 2017.The Super Eagles forward said he learnt about their league success via social media because football activities are still suspended in the European country due to Covid-19.“I was at my friends’, we were playing ping pong,” he continued.“I saw somebody tagged me in something and I went to look, I said to my friend, ‘go and check’, and he said ‘yeah, you’re champions, congratulations’.Read Also: Video: Inter Milan celebrate Obafemi Martins goals“It’s a strange way [to win], but that’s life.“Normally we would have a party but that’s not possible right now so what I’m going to do is stay home with my friends and girlfriend and just drink some champagne.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content12 Movies That Almost Ended Their Stars’ Careers6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?Top 10 Enemies Turned Friends In TV12 Flicks That Almost Ended Their Stars’ Careers11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowHere Are The Best Movies Since 1982 You Should Definitely SeeWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?last_img read more

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Cricket News BCCI announces Rs 20 lakh each for selectors for historic Test series win

first_imgNew Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday announced cash awards of Rs 20 lakh each for the senior selection committee members following India’s maiden Test series win in Australia. Virat Kohli led India to a historic 2-1 win in the four-Test series before capping the Australian tour with a maiden 2-1 triumph in the ODI series. “It has been decided that the selection committee comprising five members will get a bonus of Rs 20 lakhs each,” BCCI said in a release.The selection committee comprises chairman MSK Prasad, Devang Gandhi, Jatin Paranjpe, Gagan Khoda and Sandeep Singh. Committee Of Administrator (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai lauded the selectors for picking a balanced Indian squad during the Test and ODI series in Australia.“We are extremely proud of the way Team India have performed in Australia. We had announced cash rewards for cricketers and support staff earlier and are now rewarding selectors,” he said.Also Read | Krunal Pandya hands blank cheque to Jacob Martin’s family for his treatment“The five men have played a crucial role in picking a balanced Indian squad and offering the team management enough options to work around different combinations. The boys chosen to represent the Indian team went about their task in a fearless manner and stood up in challenging situations.”Member of CoA, Diana Edulji also acknowledged the role of the selectors in India’s performance Down Under.“Each member who has played a role in India’s recent triumphs in Australia needs to be appreciated. With the ICC Cricket World Cup just about four months away, the three-match ODI series in Australia provided excellent preparation for the Indian team,” he said.“The selectors have been focusing on a core group of cricketers that will make the cut at the showpiece event. I congratulate them for picking some fine young talents, who performed brilliantly on their maiden tour of Australia.”Earlier, BCCI had announced cash awards of Rs 15 lakhs per match for each of the playing eleven that featured in India’s maiden Test series win on Australian soil.Also Read | Argentina striker Emiliano Sala’s plane goes missing over English ChannelThe Indian board also announced cash awards for all the reserve players, as well as the members of the support staff.India will take on New Zealand in a five-ODI series starting with the first match at Napier Wednesday, besides playing a three-game T20I series.  For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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