Van Keppel Offers Guests Prizes, Raffles, Fish Fry at Open House

Everyone - except perhaps the fish - had a great time at the event.

Thu April 25, 2013 - Midwest Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


Jim Kniptash (L), G.W. Van Keppel, welcomes Mike Price of Fred Weber Inc. to the open house.
Jim Kniptash (L), G.W. Van Keppel, welcomes Mike Price of Fred Weber Inc. to the open house.
Jim Kniptash (L), G.W. Van Keppel, welcomes Mike Price of Fred Weber Inc. to the open house. Jim Kniptash (L), G.W. Van Keppel, welcomes Mike Price of Fred Weber Inc. to the open house. (L-R): Brian Horner, region manager, E.D. Etnyre & Co., explains the centennial blacktopper to Randy Freels and Jeremy Harris, both of the city of St. Peters’ asphalt crew. Pat Meara (C), branch manager of the G.W. Van Keppel Co., shows Tim Parker (L) and Andy Bolm, both of Missouri Petroleum, the St. Louis facility. Getting ready to run this new Link-Belt 235x3 excavator are Randy Woodcock (L) of Randy’s Tractor and Mark Schatz of M. J. Schatz Backhoe Service. G.W. Van Keppel 
Co. became the LBX excavator dealer early this year. Kevin Roberts of LBX sets up the 235x3 excavator for the excavator basketball competition. (L-R): Charles Parisi, Two Alpha Contracting, and his father Mike Parisi meet with Pat Meara and Dennis Boxdorfer both of the G.W. Van Keppel Co. at the open house. Mike Bush (L) of Fred Weber Inc. meets with Superior Industries’ Sean Fox.

Guests were offered a slew of events to engage in during G.W. Van Keppel’s open house in St. Louis, Mo., on April 19.

Guests were given the chance to compete in the Link-Belt Rodeo; enter in raffles for prizes such as Cardinals tickets, a shot gun and gift cards; try out a forklift obstacle course; watch Allied and Eazy-Dig Pro Demos and enjoy a free fish fry lunch.

The gathering was a great way to mesh the customer and manufacturer, along with our great staff, in one central location, to see what G. W. Van Keppel has to offer.




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