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RDO Equipment Co. News - October, 2013

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


Burnsville VER and Burnsville CE Partner for Local Organization

The Burnsville VER and Burnsville CE stores donated equipment and time for the local organization, Pets Loyal 2 Vets. The Construction store donated a John Deere mini excavator and Kelly Wicks, Burnsville VER Regional Sales Coordinator, donated his time to dig a trench for drain tile.

Pets Loyal 2 Vets is a federally registered, Minnesota based non-profit organization whose mission is...

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Webster Teams Up with Local 4-H Chapter for Pumpkin Fest Parade

Webster Teams Up with Local 4-H Chapter for Pumpkin Fest Parade

On Saturday, October 12, Webster Area Chamber Of Commerce sponsored a “Pumpkin Fest,” which included games for kids, craft booths, a baking contest, lunch, a giant pumpkin contest, and to end the festivities of the day, a parade of lights which started at 7 p.m. 

Parade entries were encouraged to decorate their floats with pumpkins and as many lights as possible.  The Webster store...

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Burnsville (CE) Participates in Day of the Dozer

Burnsville (CE) Participates in Day of the Dozer

The Burnsville (CE) store participated in the Day of the Dozer event that was held as a fundraiser for Children’s Hospitals and Clinics. The Day of the Dozer was set up so kids of all ages could get a ride on construction equipment and actually see it work while riding in the cab. The event had operators from many local companies and dealers that donated their time and equipment. The event...

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FSO Community Responsibility Committee Raises Money for Worthy Charity

For the second year in a row, the Field Support Office’s Community Responsibility Committee (CRC), along with the Events/GPTW Committee, hosted a bake sale for a selected charity in the Fargo/Moorhead community.

The selected charity this year was the local chapter of Up with Downs, with a mission “to serve as a clearinghouse for information on Down Syndrome and other disabilities to be...

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Livermore Joins Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

Livermore Joins Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

Livermore team members Frank Gouveia, Service Technician; Ryan Scott, Regional Aftermarket Manager; Erin List, Office Administrator; Mark Meyer, Account Manager, along with family and friends participated in the annual California Coastal Cleanup day held on September 21. This event started in 1985 with almost 2,500 volunteers. This year’s event, which featured cleanup efforts at 850...

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Prescott Gets Involved

Prescott Gets Involved

Throughout the past month, the Prescott store participated in various activities and events in their community. Here are some of the highlights.

X Run
On September 21, Rick Levine, Sales Professional, his daughter Julie, and several customers from the City of Prescott and Asphalt Paving & Supply participated in the X Run. The X Run was a 5K obstacle course walk/run that consisted of a...

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Aberdeen Receives Bridge Builder Award

The Aberdeen store received the Bridge Builder Award from the Aberdeen Chamber. They were nominated for the award along with companies such as Avera St. Lukes, Sanford Health, Wheat Growers, and many others.

The Bridge Builder Award is presented to a business or organization demonstrating exceptional performance in collaboration between students from area educational institutions and...

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Fort Worth Donates Wagons to Children’s Hospital

Fort Worth Donates Wagons to Children’s Hospital

The Fort Worth store donated five wagons to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth in late September. The wagons will be used to take children who need surgery into the operating room. A lot of the employees helped to build the wagons for delivery.

Team Members that helped put the wagons together included: Mark Wandmacher, Service Technician; Kurt Graves, Parts Specialist; Jose...

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RDOIC Employee Utilizes Topcon Equipment and Community Time

RDOIC Employee Utilizes Topcon Equipment and Community Time

Nikolas Smilovsky, RDOIC Mapping Division Supervisor, participated in a unique experience. While on vacation in Mexico, Nikolas was approached by a colleague who was working with the University of North Carolina on a cultural heritage project, mapping the indigenous peoples of the Yucatan, Mexico. Due to Nikolas’s line of work with RDO Integrated Controls, he had passion and interest in...

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Lakeside Hosts EGCC Dinner

The Lakeside store hosted the AGC Engineering & General Contractors Council Dinner Meeting in late September.

Jerry Sanders, who previously served as San Diego’s Mayor, addressed the group. Currently the CEO of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce, Jerry provided his perspective on November’s Special Mayoral Election. Jerry has been involved in leading the business community’s election...

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October 20, 2013  |  Category: Events

Access Your Future Now Offers Parts Program

Due to the growth the organization is experiencing, Access Your Future has expanded to offer a Parts program. The Access Your Future Program now includes Service, Sales, and Parts. The Employee Relations team along with management is recruiting students in agriculture, construction, sales and marketing, or other applicable programs.

Program Details:
• All applicants must be enrolled in...

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RDO Equipment Co. Names Brook Stephens Regional General Manager of South Dakota stores

Brook Stephens has been named Regional General Manager of South Dakota. He will oversee operations in Aberdeen, Redfield, and Webster. 

Stephens started his career with Spink County Equipment in 1990 as a Service Technician. In 2004, Spink County Equipment was acquired by RDO Equipment Co. Since working for RDO Equipment Co., Brook has served in several management roles including Service...

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