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RDO Equipment Co. News - May, 2013

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Preschool Visits Pasco

Preschool Visits Pasco

Preschool Visits Pasco

The Pasco store recently had a visit by some important visitors. The Faith Assembly preschool in Pasco brought over 75 students, ages 3-5 years old, for a tour of the store over the span of three days.

Lead Parts Specialist Justin Hoegh led the tour through the parts warehouse and shop. Parts Specialist Andy Reavis made a toy model farm to show the crop cycle...

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RDO Equipment Co. Partners with El Capitan Stadium Association (ECSA)

RDO Equipment Co. Partners with El Capitan Stadium Association (ECSA)

RDO Equipment Co. Partners with ECSA

RDO Equipment Co. – Lakeside is a proud new partner with the El Capitan Stadium Association (ECSA), also known as the Lakeside Rodeo.

ECSA is a non-profit organization, staffed entirely by volunteers to benefit the youth of Lakeside. ECSA funds academic programs, athletic activities and site improvements for both the Lakeside Unified School...

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Steve Hoelscher Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Steve Hoelscher Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Steve Hoelscher Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Field Service Technician Steve Hoelscher celebrated 25 Years of Service in April. Steve has always been in a Field Service Technician role, because it’s what he loves to do. “I like meeting the different customers, going to different job sites, and working with our employees.”

“RDO Equipment Co. has been a very nice place to work. The...

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Offsite Event a Success for Pasco

Offsite Event a Success for Pasco

Offsite Event a Success for Pasco

The Pasco store held a utility tractor and mower offsite sale event at Ranch and Home in Kennewick, WA in early April. Ranch and Home is a family owned footwear, outdoor clothing, animal supply and sporting goods stores. RDO Equipment Co. advertised the event throughout the Tri-Cities, along with a financing offer, and had team members on hand to provide...

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May 27, 2013  |  Category: Events

Tucson Hosts JDLink Lunch & Learn

Tucson Hosts JDLink Lunch & Learn

To further educate team members and assist customers, the Tucson store hosted a JDLink Lunch & Learn in late April. Larry Anderson, Service Administrator, instructed the class.

Customers who attended received a nice lunch during the class, and left with a goodie bag full of John Deere products.

“Once our customers get an in-depth look at the JDLink...

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May 26, 2013  |  Category: Events
Phoenix Participates in 9th Annual Pat’s Run

Phoenix Participates in 9th Annual Pat’s Run

Phoenix Participates in 9th Annual Pat’s Run

The Phoenix store participated in Pat’s Run, a 4.2 mile run by the Pat Tillman Foundation to honor the former Arizona Cardinal and ASU Sun Devil, Pat Tillman. He left his pro football career to enlist in the Army Rangers after 9/11 and was killed in Afghanistan by friendly fire in 2004. The Foundation provides resources and educational...

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RDO Integrated Controls Assists at CLSA Trig Star Contest

RDO Integrated Controls Assists at CLSA Trig Star Contest

RDO Integrated Controls Assists at CLSA Trig Star Contest

Trig Star is an annual high school mathematics competition based on the practical application of trigonometry.  Students that participate are not only provided with an opportunity to earn awards, but also leave with a better understanding of the technical profession of Land Surveying and Mapping.

Professional Land Surveyors’...

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Fontana Hosts Tree Climbing Seminar

Fontana Hosts Tree Climbing Seminar

Fontana Hosts Tree Climbing Seminar

The Fontana store held an Aerial Rescue training event that focused on emergency response protocol, scene safety, tree climber extraction, advanced climbing systems and methods, and more.

The course offered 6.5 continuing education credits (CEUs) for ISA certified arborists and tree workers. The ISA – International Society of Arborists - promotes...

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May 23, 2013  |  Category: Events
Three Irving Employees Celebrate 25 Years of Service

Three Irving Employees Celebrate 25 Years of Service

Three Irving Employees Celebrate 25 Years of Service

Steve Staples, Irving and Fort Worth Parts Manager; Dan Chard, Irving Sales Professional; and David Shimmel, Irving Service Advisor, celebrated their 25th year of service. The store recognized them in April.

Steve started his career with John Deere by putting up stock orders and sweeping the warehouse. Soon after, he moved from the...

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Yuma Donates to Local FFA Chapters

Yuma Donates to Local FFA Chapters

The Yuma Store provided two tractors for the Cibola FFA and Yuma High FFA annual banquets. The equipment served as a back drop for their pictures as well as added to the atmosphere of the event. 

The Yuma store was the only dealer that was requested to provide equipment.  Shandelle Snover, Transactional Account Manager, worked out all the details, but it took the efforts of everyone at...

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