|DEALER IN BUSINESS 30 YEARS|
|August 18, 2000 11:00 pm|
Bernie Bishop Mazda is celebrating 30 years selling cars in Brookings.
In 1970, Bernie Bishop began as a Volkswagen dealer. Through the years he expanded to Mazda and eventually selling Mazda exclusively.
Five years ago, Bishop transferred ownership of the dealership to his son, Rick, who was his sales manager.
However, retirement hasnt lasted. Bernie has returned to the dealership as a salesman.
Come on in and have a cup of coffee with him while he makes you the best deal on a new or pre-owned vehicle, Rick Bishop said.
Besides offering a full line of products, this community-minded dealership bases its success on a simple fact of good business, Bishop said. Always keep the customer satisfied. Thats just the way we do business.
For the fifth consecutive year, the dealership has been rated No. 1 by Mazda, and the dealers customers, in the Western region for customer satisfaction, Bishop said.
From our showroom to our complete service department, skilled technicians with the latest diagnostic test equipment strive to keep you and your vehicle safe and happy, Bishop said. We are here to serve you any way we can.
Bernie Bishop Mazda is at the corner of Wharf and Spruce Streets, across from the post office. The dealer may be reached by calling (541) 469-3126 or by e-mail: bbmazda@harborside. com.