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Press Release: ITRHFM Adds 28 Names to Its Wall of the Fallen

CHATTANOOGA, TN, October 22, 2019 — The International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum added twenty-eight new names to the Wall of the Fallen during its recent annual ceremony honoring towing and road service operators who have died in the line of service. The names include those from previous years as the details…

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Press Release: ITRHFM Survivor Fund Benefits Increased

CHATTANOOGA, TN, May 22, 2019 — At its annual general meeting, the board of directors of the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM), announced an increase in the death benefit available to families when industry tragedy occurs. In recent months, the Survivor Fund has enjoyed some generous giving from many of…

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International Towing Museum Members Visit Other Museums for FREE

The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum (ITRHFM) recently announced it joined the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM). “The Museum is currently working to offer our ITRHFM members a broader range of benefits – both inside and outside of the industry,” says Jeffrey Godwin, ITRHFM vice president. “It’s exciting that our…

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Press Release: ITRHFM To Sell LED Flashing Safety Arrows

CHATTANOOGA, TN, May 29, 2019 — The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum today announced that it recently completed an agreement to sell portable, lighted safety arrows. The effort, intended to complement the Survivor Fund, continues the museum’s efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of the towing and road service profession.…

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Press Release: Survivor Fund Launches Experienced Owners Group

CHATTANOOGA, TN, April 9, 2019 — The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum Survivor Fund today announced a new benefit available to those going through the tragedy of losing someone in the line of service. The new Experienced Owners Group (EoG) will allow company owners the opportunity to seek guidance from someone…

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Press Release: 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced by ITRHFM

CHATTANOOGA, TN, April 3, 2019 — The International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum today announced that it has completed the selection process for induction into the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame as the Class of 2019. John Coupland (Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom), Michael Cherry (Land O’Lakes, FL), Jamie Davis (Hope,…

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Celebrate Our Industry

Dear Towing Industry, According to IBIS World, there were 44,489 automobile towing companies in the U.S. as of September 2017. Canada has an estimated 2,600 towing companies according to the Canadian government’s 2016 census. Collectively the North American automobile towing industry is close to 50,000 companies. And yet, less than 1% attend the industry’s annual…

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