Star Equipment Thanks Customers With Chili Feed

Wed December 23, 2009 - Midwest Edition
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Long-time Star Equipment customers Chris Green with his son, Adam Green, of C. Green Contractors, Des Moines, Iowa, have been buying equipment from Star for 24 years. Here, they look over the Mustang 2066 that they just purchased.
Long-time Star Equipment customers Chris Green with his son, Adam Green, of C. Green Contractors, Des Moines, Iowa, have been buying equipment from Star for 24 years. Here, they look over the Mustang 2066 that they just purchased.
Long-time Star Equipment customers Chris Green with his son, Adam Green, of C. Green Contractors, Des Moines, Iowa, have been buying equipment from Star for 24 years. Here, they look over the Mustang 2066 that they just purchased. Star Equipment hosts the Open House & Chili Feed at the company’s branches in December. Star Equipment’s residential “Rental Rat,”  Robert Dalbey, looks over this rental return. Star Equipment specializes in everything a customer may need in rental, sales, parts and service. (L-R): Checking out this Mustang 2044 with a huge Virning snow bucket is Chad Trampel, Andy Weeks and Kyle McGuire, all from 1st Interiors in Waukee, Iowa. Terry Burris (L) and Dave Patterson of D & A Concrete in Des Moines, Iowa, take a look at this Mustang 2076 with a EZ Grout Hog Crusher. Star Equipment’s Alyssa Bowman (L) and Ann Prymek keep the chili bowls filled and smiles on their faces for the big turnout. Rick Rush, controller of Star Equipment, contemplates a buy-one-get-one-free program for this CT6-18 telehandler. Founder of Star Equipment Max Bowman and his wife, Beverly, talk about how Star Equipment started out in 1968 and has now passed the reins to the next generation. (L-R): Toby Vanderpool and Justin Peterson of Vanderpool Construction have lunch with Jerry Jaksich, Star Equipment Eastern Iowa sales. Mark Ehresman of Helmkamp Construction in Ankeny, Iowa, dropped off an asphalt cutter and picked up an auger attachment.

Star Equipment hosted an Open House & Chili Feed Dec. 2 at the company’s Des Moines, Iowa, branch.

Several hundred people attended the chili feed this year in Des Moines. Star Equipment puts on the event to say “thank you” to its customers for their business and support during the past year.

The company has a chili feed at every branch in December. The chili feed at the Ames store took place Dec. 9 and at the Waterloo store Dec. 18.

The next chili feed in Cedar Rapids will be Dec. 30.