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United Country Auction Services President
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Kansas City, MO - May 2007- Mike Jones, United Country Auction Services president, joined fellow members of the National Auctioneers Association at the Nation’s Capitol to participate in   “Auction Action on Capitol Hill Day”. During the event, Jones and NAA delegates from across the country, spoke to more than 80 members of congress to provide education on the auction industry and the industry’s impact on the U.S. economy.

While in Washington, DC, he attended a meeting with Indiana Congressman Bill Souder who provided an insiders view of how things work on Capitol Hill and he met with the offices of Senator’s Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn as well as Congressman Sam Johnson and Kenny Merchant. Jones, who is a Government Relations Committee member, has been very active in industry lobbying efforts and attended President Bush’s Inauguration in 2005. 

“It’s a priority for United Country Auction Services to work as advocates for the auction and real estate industries, to ensure continued growth and success. By joining forces with other organizations in proactive efforts such as this, we can maintain a strong united voice,” Jones said.

United Country Real Estate and United Country Auction Services are the only national real estate and auction franchise systems specializing in residential, farm and ranch, trophy, commercial and recreational properties in cities and towns across America.  With a heritage that dates back to 1925 and headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, the company has more than 650 franchises, 3,500 brokers and agents in 44 states and a national database of properties at www.unitedcountry.com.

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