Central Oklahoma

Central Oklahoma Section

Technical Session at Mercedes-Benz of Oklahoma City

Technical Session at Mercedes-Benz of Oklahoma City

Central Oklahoma
Saturday, April 8, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Oklahoma City

On April 8th twenty-six members of the Central Oklahoma Section attended a special technical session hosted by MBOKC.  In addition to our members MBOKC invited service department customers to attend, and received another fifty reservations.  The response was so great they had to have repeat presentations to accommodate the large group.


The Technical Session was arranged by Scott Dounn, Director of Parts & Service for MBOKC.  Scott is also a member of the Section.  Scott provided a table where we displayed MBCA recruitment materials, including copies of the STAR magazine.  As a result, during the Tech Session, we gained two new members for our Section and one for the Eastern Oklahoma Section.  We anticipate other memberships will result from this event.


Presentations covered safety systems in all new Mercedes vehicles as well as explanation of mechanical systems and maintenance requirements.  The technicians also covered suspension and wheel problems caused by the many potholes encountered on Oklahoma roads.  As you will note from the photos the presentations were very thorough, and all questions were answered in detail.


After the sessions a drawing was held and several door prizes were awarded. The grand prize, a $250 gift certificate, was won by Paul Rodesney, one of our Board members.  After the session lunch was provided by the dealership.


Our special thanks go to Todd Bondy, General Manager, and Scott Dounn, Director of Parts and Service, for hosting the technical session.  


Message to MBOKC from President Woods:


Todd & Scott,


Thank you for hosting Saturday’s tech session.  The efforts MBOKC made to host this event were obvious from the team onsite to provide the information, the setup of parts and vehicles used in the presentations, the gift items and the cookout lunch.  None of this went unnoticed by our Club’s leadership.  I hope you were pleased with the turnout as I was impressed at the number of responses – especially for a first-time event. 


Scott, you said you look forward to repeating this next year at the new location and we look forward to the event as well.  I think it will be an even bigger draw as it will be an opportunity for members and customers to see the new MBOKC a bit behind the scenes. 


We value the partnership between our MBCA Section and MBOKC and look forward in continuing to partner the promotion of the Mercedes-Benz brand.  Thank you again.


Best regards,




Response from Todd Bondy, General Manager of MBOKC:


Thanks for your thoughtful email Charles.  We are glad that the club enjoyed the event and I am proud of our performance.  We learned a lot from the event and we look forward to improving on its success next time around.  We appreciate your continued support and loyalty.


Kind regards,