Moore Automotive & Recreation Store (M.A.R.S.)Staff Photo
1 Prince Arthur Street, Amherst, Nova Scotia B4H 1V3
Toll-free: 844-664-MARS (6277)  |   Tel: (902) 667-7158
Fax: (902) 660-3223


Hours of Operation

**We will be closed on Saturdays until after the Labour Day Weekend. Sales Dept is open by appointment only.

Closed most holidays and long weekends.

Please call ahead for holiday hours and availability


Contact Our Staff


James Moore – Sales/General Manager

AKA: Is it 5:00 yet? Would someone pour me a drink?
Experience: Seems like 900 years, especially since Bob started here
Tel: (902) 667-7158 ext.17
Fax: (902) 660-3223


Dana Moore –
Parts & Service Manager

AKA: I’m Going to the Camp &
Don’t Call Me
Credentials: Red Seal Journeyman Automotive Technician, Multi-level and one of the First Cat Master Technicians in Atlantic Canada, Suzuki Canada Certified and Factory Trained Technician, Certified Small Engine Tech, Ariens, Toro and Echo
Experience: 40 years+
Tel: (902) 667-7158 ext.13
Fax: (902) 660-3223


Andrew Moore – President, Previously General Manager, Service and Parts Manager

AKA: If M.A.R.S. had a God, this would be his picture
Experience: 25 years as a business owner, which translates into about 100 years with this crowd


Marion Henderson – Accounting

AKA: Cheque Writer… we love her on Fridays
Experience: …we better not say
Tel: (902) 667-7158 ext.16
Fax: (902) 660-3223


Ann Moore – Service & Parts Department

AKA: Mother Hen & Lets Get ‘er Done People
Experience: 13 years+
Tel: (902) 667-7158 ext.10
Fax: (902) 660-3223


Rod MacDonald – Service Department / Professional Service Advisor

AKA: JR 88 or Papa Smurf
Experience: 20 years plus. Rod brings lots to this service team. With over 2 decades of service advisor experience he knows what it takes to get your vehicles serviced and back on the road or trail, and he can keep your technician in line too.
Tel: (902) 667-7158 ext.10
Fax: (902) 660-3223

Lance Taylor-Parts

AKA: “Don’t tell Ann” and “Nope I know your wrong Krista”.
Experience: Lance started with The M.A.R.S. Store in 2016 and has taken the parts dept by storm. Need a part for your sled, ATV, side by side or any of our premium lawn equipment Contact Lance today. He can make it happen.
Tel: (902) 667-7158 ext. 23
Fax: (902) 660-3223


Melissa Estabrooks-Customer Service

AKA: Don’t tell Ann and Jamaica mon.
Experience: Melissa started with M.A.R.S. in 2016 as part of our awesome service team. She looks after our great M.A.R.S. Store clients! Call or email her today.
Tel: (902) 667-4086
Fax:(902) 660-3223


 Shelly Scott – Sales

AKA: “do it yourself Bob” and MARIO!!!!!!
Experience: The newest member of the M.A.R.S. Store sales team Shelly bring many years of client services and is learning fast what it takes to make your next M.A.R.S. purchase a great one. For all your sales and financing contact her today.
Tel: (902) 667-7158 ext. 11
Fax: (902) 660-3223


Ashley Mason – Online Marketing, Advertising & Social Networking

AKA: What’s up tonight?? Don’t be crotchitty
Experience: Ashley has been with the company since 2010 and is the M.A.R.S. Store online “Guru” and looks after everything online for M.A.R.S. If it happens on our website, Facebook, Twitter etc blame her……….  No seriously blame her. We don’t know nothin’ about this stuff!!


Randy Hicks – Automotive Red Seal Journeyman Technician

AKA: Don’t Sneak Up On Me Like That! Can I get a bigger spoon with that?
Experience: 30 years plus. Randy is a highly trained automotive technician with extensive experience in Honda automotive service and maintenance. He thinks Chevy Ford and Dodge’s are okay to work on too.(yes we can say Honda on this website but only this one time)


Brian Chapman – Small Engine Technician, PDI Specialist & Alignment Technician

AKA: Where are my glasses? That’s how we did it on the farm…
Experience: 35 years plus. Brian is a certified small engine technician with training for Echo power products, Toro Ariens/Gravely lawn and garden equipment plus a Toro and Ariens snowblower certification.



John Kaluza-Technician

AKA: What do you guys think? And Sorry Shelly but you can’t sleep here.
Experience: John has been a part of our auto service team since 2016 and is ready to get your vehicle back on the road.

Cory MacDonald-Technician

AKA: Are you sure we are closed on Saturday’s?
Experience: Cory started in The M.A.R.S. Service Dept in 2017 and brings a wealth of knowledge to our ATV, Motorcycle, Snowmobile Service Dept. We are looking forward to his Arctic Cat/Suzuki Canada Service certificates.