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    Blessing Celebration/Tribute for NRC HIM

    We recently added an NRC 60/80SR HIM (Heavy Incident Manager) to our fleet. For many years Bill Jackson has been a huge influence on my desire to seek out training as a professional towing and recovery operator, here and cross training with other emergency service agencies.

    In 2016 I was offered an opportunity to become an NRC trainer, and for that I feel very thankful. When we were getting this HIM, I asked Bruce Jackson if I could dedicate this unit to his father, Bill Jackson, and he gave us his approval.

    We had a blessing celebration on March 12, 2017, which featured the traditional Chinese lion dance, which was extra special to our family as my youngest son, Kolton (age 8), was the head of one of the two lions that performed the blessing.

    Kenneth Tom

    Advanced Towing & Recovery

    Advanced Crane & Rigging

    Honolulu, Hawaii

    Editor’s Note: The Tow Times April issue featured tributes to the late industry trainer and educator Bill Jackson.

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    Taco

     

    Taco is our five-year-old mascot here at Fowler and Son Towing and Recovery. He can’t wait to get to work every day, hang out and greet everyone. He makes us all happy even on our worst days.

    We love our little buddy and can’t imagine a workday without him.

    Fowler and Son Towing and Recovery

    Ed Fowler, Jimbob Parris, Diane Parris, owners

    Cowpens, S.C.

    Editor’s Note: Fowler and Son Towing and Recovery has been in business five years and services Spartanburg and Cherokee counties with a fleet of eight trucks.

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“Good to Give Back” Week Highlights Jerr-Dan’s 45th Anniversary

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK) is celebrating its 45th anniversary in 2017. As part of its anniversary activities, the company is encouraging its employees to volunteer and give back to the community, engaging with charities and nonprofit organizations through service projects nationwide. In honor of Oshkosh Corporation’s 100th anniversary, approximately 40 Jerr-Dan team members are committed to making positive contributions and dedicate an entire week to corporate citizenship. 

“Because we’re proud of our 45-year track record of business in the towing and recovery industry, our team members want to be good citizens, like our fellow towers, and give back to the community that has given us so much,” said Richard del Campo, vice president, general manager at Jerr-Dan Corporation. “As an industry-leading technology and innovation company, we pride ourselves in building and sustaining healthy communities in which we live and work.” 

As part of the company’s week of community service Jerr-Dan team members will be donating their time to a variety of charitable institutions and nonprofits by engaging in the following community services activities: building affordable homes in partnership with low-income families; cleaning up neighborhood parks across towns and beautifying neighborhoods; teaching English and participating in local reading programs and schools.

For more information about Jerr-Dan visit www.jerrdan.com


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