ECHO Bear Cat and its distributor, Jerry Pate Turf and Irrigation, have awarded Barry Gladstone of Maylene, Ala., with a new ECHO Bear Cat SC2170 Chipper/Shredder. Gladstone was the winner of the giveaway at GIE+EXPO 2012 in Louisville, Ky.
Frank Owen, Jerry Pate regional sales manager, along with Lee Higginbotham of Advanced Mower West in Birmingham, Ala., presented Gladstone with the SC2170 Chipper/Shredder. Owen spent some time going over the features and benefits of the SC2170, and the correct safety and operation procedures with Gladstone to ensure proper use of the machine.
Gladstone is looking forward to putting the chipper/shredder to use with his landscape and lawn care business, Steven's Wack-n-Sack in Maylene, Ala.
"ECHO Bear Cat and Jerry Pate Turf and Irrigation are proud to be sponsors for this giveaway," said Dale Winkelman, Director of ECHO Bear Cat. "We are happy to hear that Mr. Gladstone and his business will put the SC2170 Chipper/Shredder to good use ."
ECHO Bear Cat featured the SC2170 Chipper/Shredder at the 2012 GIE+EXPO, and show attendees could register for the giveaway by visiting the ECHO Bear Cat booth and presenting their official GIE+EXPO name badge. The winner was picked at random.