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Nearly 700 Attend Scharber & Sons Annual Public, Private Sector Event

Fri February 15, 2013 - Midwest Edition
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Dale Shequen, Midwest product specialist, Gravely, shows Beau Scharber (seated) how to work the new Gravely Pro-Turn 460 propane mower.
Dale Shequen, Midwest product specialist, Gravely, shows Beau Scharber (seated) how to work the new Gravely Pro-Turn 460 propane mower.
Dale Shequen, Midwest product specialist, Gravely, shows Beau Scharber (seated) how to work the new Gravely Pro-Turn 460 propane mower. Otto Scharber gives this Gravely Pro-Turn 260 a try. Mike Scharber welcomed all of the attendees to his exhibit during the 2013 Government, Commercial Day. Patrick Jennissen (L) of Felling Trailers shows Jesse Ewerts of Jesse Ewert Tree Service the features on this Felling FT-12DT HD trailer that is carrying a 2720 compact tractor for the John Deere 260 that Ewerts is looking to pick up. Jon Almquist of Toro Siteworks Division shows the newest addition, the STX26 stump grinder, part of Toro’s 2013 tree care equipment line. Jeremy Lee (L) and Brian Peavey, Cargill Corp. maintenance technicians out of Elk River, Minn., look over the specs on this John Deere gator. Mille Lacs County sent the big hitters down to the Scharber event. Senior Highway Maintenance crew member Bill Kerwin (L) and Shawn Steinbrecher check out the differences of their Woodsman chipper and this Terex Woodsman 730. More than 700 people attended the event.

Nearly 700 people attended the Scharber & Sons annual Commercial & Governmental Open House, which was held on Jan. 23. The event was a chance for customers and vendors to meet and talk about the equipment the company has to offer. As in the past with the company’s open house, Scharber & Sons invited members of the Minnesota State Patrol to make a safety presentation on commercial truck regulations.