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Titan Tire hosting tire auction to benefit Nebraska FFA
Sarah Mullen on 06/26/2014
GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA. — Titan Tire Corporation, a subsidiary of Titan International, Inc., will be hosting a tire auction for the FFA at the Husker Harvest Days Show on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. All proceeds from the tire auction will benefit FFA members in Nebraska. Last year, the first Nebraska FFA auction hosted by Titan Tire made a significant amount of donations totaling $45,000. With such a strong turn out their first year, Titan Tire and FFA hope to grow the auction to new heights and keep the enthusiasm mounting.
“We take great pride in supporting the FFA and helping to benefit the next generation of growers,” says Scott Sloan, agricultural product manager at Titan Tire Corporation. “We’ve been doing this very successfully for years at Farm Progress and Sunbelt Ag Expo, and it’s great to see that the event went off without a hitch at our first year doing it in Nebraska.”
• Tire auction – Starting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 10th, event-goers can place bids on a selection of Titan and Goodyear Farm tires for everything from skid steers and backhoes to implements, tractors and combines. The highest bids win the tires, and all proceeds go to the Nebraska FFA.
• List of Titan tires that will be auctioned off can be located here and http://www.titan-intl.com/ffa-and-titan.
Husker Harvest Days is a three day event that runs September 9, 10 and 11. The show will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the first two days and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the final day.
Each year, Titan donates thousands of tires and raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for local chapters of the FFA — a national organization that focuses on education and hands-on training for students in preparation for a career in agriculture.
Goodyear Farm Tires is American-owned and manufactured by Titan Tire Corporation, a subsidiary of Titan International, in Des Moines, Iowa, and Freeport, Ill. For more information on Goodyear Farm Tire products and services, visit the company’s website at www.titan-intl.com or email Titan International at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Titan International, Inc. (NYSE: TWI), a holding company, owns subsidiaries that supply wheels, tires and assemblies for off-highway equipment used in agricultural, earthmoving/construction and consumer (including all terrain vehicles) applications. Titan Tire Corporation is one of North America’s largest manufacturers of off-highway tires. Production facilities are located in Freeport, Ill.; Bryan, Ohio; and Des Moines, Iowa; which also serves as the headquarters for the tire group. The company manufactures two distinct brands — Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires — known for their quality craftsmanship, unique tread designs and excellent durability.
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