In Memory Rick Case 1942-2020

 
Rick Case Sun-Sentinel Tribute Front Wrap - September 26, 2020
 
Rick Case Sun-Sentinel Tribute - September 27, 2020
Press Release
 

Rick Case, CEO And Founder Of The Rick Case Automotive Group
Known As The Record-Breaking Car Salesman, Automotive Pioneer, And Community Philanthropist 
Passed Away At Age 77
RITA AND RICK CASE AWARDS/RECOGNITIONS

2020 Rita and Rick were honored as Business Leaders of the Year by FAU College of Business

2019 Rita and Rick were presented with the 2019 President's Award for Excellence in Community Service by Nova Southeastern University

2019 Rita was inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame of the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship

2019 Rita and Rick were recipients of the National Legends of Auto Award by Auto News

2019 Rita and Rick Case were presented the 2019 Honda President's Award

-Largest dealer in the country to ever receive this award 12 years in a row-

2018 Rita and Rick were honored with the 2018 Ray Ferraro, Jr. Leadership Award by the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance of Broward County

2017 Rita and Rick were honored at the American Heart Association Heart Ball

2017 Rita and Rick Case presented the 1921 Society Award by Cleveland Clinic

2016 Rita and Rick Case were presented with the Humanitarian of the Year Award by Kiwanis Club of Davie and Hollywood 

2016 Rita and Rick Case were presented the Economic Development Leadership Award by Greater Ft. Lauderdale Alliance CEO Council

2016 Rita and Rick Case presented Automotive Lifetime Achievement Award by Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

2016 Rita and Rick Case presented the National Service to Youth Award from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

2013 Rita and Rick Case presented the 2013 All-Star Dealer Award by Automotive News

2013 Rita and Rick Case inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs Hall of Fame

2012 Rita and Rick Case presented The National David F. Mungenast Lifetime Achievement Award by The American International Auto Dealers Association

2011 Rita and Rick Case honored as National Medallion Award Winners by the Boys & Girls Club of America for unusually devoted service to the Boys & Girls Clubs

2011 Rick Case honored for his 25 years of service on the Corporate Board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

2011 Rita and Rick Case presented the key to the Town of Davie

(A rare occurrence with the last time being over 10 years ago)

 2011 Rita and Rick Case honored by Project Stable for their years of Community Service

2011 Rita and Rick Case honored as Entrepreneurs of the Year by Ernst & Young

2011 Rita and Rick Case honored as Outstanding Business Leader by Northwood University

2011 Rita and Rick Case presented the 2010 Honda President's Award

- Largest dealer in the country to ever receive this award 3 years in a row -

2011 Rita and Rick Case honored as Humanitarian of the Year by the Soref Jewish Community Center

2010 Rita Case honored as Top 100 Leading Women in the North American Automotive Industry by Automotive News

            2008 Rita and Rick Case presented with Style and Substance Award by Symphony of the Americas

2007 Rita and Rick Case honored as Outstanding Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals

2007 Rick Case Auto Group honored as Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist by the Association of Fundraising Professionals

2007 Rita Case presented Spirit of Leadership Award at the National Automotive Dealers Association Convention by the Women's Automobile Association

2006 Rita and Rick Case honored as Leaders of the Year by Leadership Broward Foundation

2006 Rita and Rick Case presented the Dealer Education Award by Northwood University

2006 Rita and Rick Case inducted into the Business Hall of Fame by Junior Achievement of South Florida

2006 Rick Case presented with the Time Magazine Dealer of the Year Award

2005 Rita and Rick Case presented with the Valor Award by the American Diabetes Association

2005 Rita Case named Distinguished Woman of the Year by Northwood University

2004 Rita and Rick Case presented in New York City the USA Today and the National Automobile Dealer Association 2003 National Dealer Innovation Award

2004 Rick Case presented the Rotary International "Paul Harris Fellow" Award

2003 Rita and Rick Case presented the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Excalibur Award

2003 Rita and Rick Case presented Humanitarian of the Year Award by EASE Foundation

2003 Rita and Rick Case presented Humanitarian of the Year Award by Nova Southeastern University

2001 Rick Case inducted into the Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame of Nova Southeastern University Wayne Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship

2000 Rita and Rick Case presented the Boys and Girls Clubs Dream Makers Award for over 10 years of service and

donating over $1 Million. (This award has been presented to only 3 other honorees in 15 years)

1999 Rick Case presented the Silver Medallion Award by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America

1997 Rick Case received the AIADA Sports Illustrated All-Star Dealer Award in Washington D.C. for demonstrating outstanding customer service, community service and leadership within the Automotive Industry

1996 Rick Case presented the Child Advocate of the Year Award by Child Care Connection

1996 Rick Case presented the Bronze Keystone Award by Boys and Girls Clubs of America

1995 Rick Case presented the C.A.R.E. Award - (Children Are Reasons for Excellence) by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Florida Area Council

1993 Rick Case presented the "Rick Case" Pinnacle Award which was created to recognize extraordinary dedication to the Boys and Girls Clubs

1988 Rick Case presented with the Star Achievement Award by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County

 

- BOARD PARTICIPATION -

RICK CASE

Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County Corporate Board, 1986 - present

Boys and Girls Clubs President, 1996 & 1997

Boys and Girls Clubs Executive Committee, 1996 - 2008

Boys and Girls Clubs Chairman, 1998

Plantation Gateway Community Redevelopment Advisory Board, 1999 - 2004

Broward Workshop Board Broward County Economic Advisors, 2000 - present
Boys and Girls Clubs -  Founding President New Davie Clubs, 2002

Boys and Girls Clubs Co-President of Davie, Florida Club, 2002 - 2006 with wife Rita Case

Board of Trustees Nova Southeastern University, 2002 - present

Broward County Sheriff's Advisory Board, 2003 - present

The Broward Alliance CEO Council, 2008-present