www.discoverDSC.com Special Christmas Edition
The Christmas Gift
A Holiday Message from DSC President and CEO John Fuller
hank you for the GIFT! The gift you gave us when you chose DSC as your floorplan provider. This is the season where giving overcomes taking and the world becomes magical. I’m sure you would agree that 2008 could be declared the year of HARD TIMES. Mortgage meltdowns, job squeezes, a lack of consumer credit, along with a multiplicity of other negative factors have brought our industry to a standstill – and then it’s CHRISTMAS offering messages of hope, faith and togetherness during an intensely uncertain year. It’s a time of refreshed hope
and renewed vision for everyone. It’s what I call DEFIANT JOY! No matter the circumstances, Christmas helps us to see beyond them. Like no other time of year our spirits soar above the hurts and heartaches. Dusty old stories mingled with more contemporary fare can touch all generations with the promise of better days ahead. We enjoy family and friends. Our life is filled with anticipation of better things to come. Why? I believe it’s because of the CHRIST CHILD born on Christmas morn. That babe in a manger brought new faith to a world cluttered with laws of slavery and a
H O L I D A Y 1. What automobile manufacturer was born on Christmas day in 1878? 2. What is the biggest selling Christmas single of all time? 3. Scrooge’s first name is what? 4. There are 365 Days in the year. What number is Christmas? 5. In “It’s a Wonderful Life,” what did Clarence receive for accomplishing his mission: wings or halo?
system that had no power like the one that has dictated our lives this past year. All of a sudden there is new life, a rebirth, which brings eternal hope far beyond what we could have imagined. This is how we, as part of the automotive industry, feel in light of the recession. We have a belief, despite evidence to the contrary, that this situation is temporary, and hope for the future abounds. DSC thanks you for your business, for being a part of the backbone of America, and for your faith to keep on keeping on. We wish each and every dealer a very Merry Christmas and a Joyful New Year.
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6. Elvis Presley recorded a sad song in the ‘50s of what color? 7. The movie “Miracle on 34th Street” is in what city? 8. Peter, Paul and Mary had this No. 1 song during Christmas 1969. 9. Who wrote “A Christmas Carol”? 10. Who said, “God bless us everyone?”
1. Louis Joseph Chevrolet 2. White Christmas 3. Ebenezer 4. 359 5. wings 6. Blue Christmas 7. New York City 8. Leaving on a Jet Plane 9. Charles Dickens 10. Tiny Tim