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RDO Equipment Co. News - January, 2013

Learn about our stores, equipment, employees and service to the community.


Phoenix Donates to Children’s Burn Unit

Phoenix Donates to Children’s Burn Unit

Phoenix Donates to Children’s Burn Unit

In December, the Phoenix team made their annual donation to the Children’s Burn Unit at the Maricopa Medical Center. This year’s donation included two John Deere wagons, several toys, CD players, and portable DVD players. The Unit was looking for items to help improve the quality of care and comfort for their patients.

About five years ago, a...

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Ron Anderson Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Ron Anderson Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Regional Sales Manager Ron Anderson celebrates 30 Years of Service this month. Ron oversees sales functions for the Hermiston, Pendleton, and Wasco stores.

Ron started his career at RDO Equipment Co. as a Service Technician and transitioned into sales in the late 1980’s. He became the Regional Sales Manager in 2010.

Ron commented, “I am...

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Riverside Employees Volunteer at Fight For Air Event

Riverside Employees Volunteer at Fight For Air Event

Riverside Employees Volunteer at Fight For Air Event

Riverside team members Jimmy Van Vleet, Parts Support Specialist; Andrea Collins, Sales Coordinator; and Jeff Jones, Sales Professional, volunteered for Fight For Air Walk. It’s an event hosted by the American Lung Association. The walk was a 5K and held at Fairmont Park in Riverside.

As volunteers, they assisted with setting up the...

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CPO Team Supports ND National Guard

CPO Team Supports ND National Guard

CPO Team Supports ND National Guard
The Central Parts Ordering (CPO) team continued their volunteer work for the ND National Guard (NDNG) Service Center this holiday season by picking up toys donated by customers who shop at Bismarck’s two Dollar Tree locations. For two months, the CPO Team members would go to Dollar Tree several times each week and collect the donated toys and store...

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CRC Donates Gas Gift Cards to Ronald McDonald House

CRC Donates Gas Gift Cards to Ronald McDonald House

CRC Donates Gas Gift Cards to Ronald McDonald House

In the spirit of Christmas, the Field Support Office’s Community Responsibility Community (CRC) wanted to donate one $50 gas gift card to each family staying at the Fargo Ronald McDonald Houses over the holidays. Between the two Ronald McDonald houses in Fargo there are 12 rooms. 

A local gas station in Fargo, Stop N Go, was contacted...

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Bob Schmidt Celebrates 35 Years of Service

Bob Schmidt Celebrates 35 Years of Service

Bob Schmidt Celebrates 35 Years of Service

Bob Schmidt, Used Equipment Manager in Texas, celebrates 35 years of service in January. The Irving store presented him with a cake last week.

Bob started his career as a Sales Professional in Western North Dakota, selling John Deere construction equipment in 1978. He served in management positions in both Grand Forks and Fargo, and in 1985,...

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“Caps for Cans” Big Success for Several Construction Stores

“Caps for Cans” Big Success for Several Construction Stores

“Caps for Cans” Big Success for Several Construction Stores

During the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season, many RDO Equipment Co. construction locations conducted a food drive called “Caps for Cans.” The concept was simple – a customer receives a special RDO Equipment Co. cap for every four items donated to the food drive. This idea started in Bozeman, MT where team members there...

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