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United We Stand

Nov 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Recent towing industry events had me thinking of the quote, “United we stand, divided we fall.” This quote is the moral of a story from Aesop’s fables. There was a farmer who had five sons who would quarrel among themselves. One day the farmer gave each […]

Not Another Meeting!

Oct 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

A few months back, the chairman of the Wisconsin Towing Association asked my husband if he would like to host the fall Board of Directors meeting. It has been the tradition the last couple of years to move the fall meeting to different tow companies […]

What Does It Take?

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I never dreamed that one day I would be running a towing business. When I graduated from high school all I wanted to do was move out of the house (I have seven siblings) and then some day I would get married and start a family. […]

How Sweet It Is

Oct 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Sweetest Day is October 17th. But from what I gather, not all of the country celebrates this day and a lot of people say it’s only a day created for the Hallmark Company to sell more cards. The day was actually started by the candy […]

Learn Love Commit

Oct 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and ladies, it’s a good reminder to learn about your breast cancer risks. Love your body and commit to regular preventive health screenings. Breast self-examination( (BSE) performed at the same time each month, takes little time, costs nothing and […]

Thank You

Oct 5th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Thank you — two words packed with a lot of punch and appreciation, but lately it seems it’s so hard for some customers to say. The towing and recovery industry offers the motoring public services they really don’t want but end up needing whether for a […]

Chips with No Dip

Sep 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I’m sure by now you’ve been notified to prepare for the big shift — effective October 1 — that will change the way fraudulent transaction liability is assigned. The change is an attempt to reduce fraud through the use of chip-embedded credit and debit cards […]

There’s a Museum for Tow Trucks?

Sep 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

Last week my husband and I went to Chattanooga for some TRAA meetings, to attend the Tennessee Tow Show and to participate in all the activities happening at the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum. When I tell people who are not […]

I’ve Got Your Back

Sep 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

What do you think of when someone says, “I’ve got your back?” To me it means someone special is letting me know that if I find myself in an undesirable situation or blindsided with something, they’re there to help in any way they can. They […]

Give ‘Em a Brake

Aug 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Geri Roskopf's Blog

I found the Safety Meeting 2015 #8 – Safety in Construction Zones by Patrick Gratzianna in the August issue of Tow Times to be right on. According to the National Safety Council, each year over 100 road construction workers are killed in construction zones and […]