Towing industry non-profit raises toys for children during the holiday season
Hagerstown, MD (November 6, 2017) – Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) and a single brand leader in the towing and recovery business, congratulates its longstanding Jerr-Dan distributor Pat Winer, president of Worldwide Equipment Sales, for the tenth year anniversary of his non-profit “Tow Trucks for Tots.” Winer, who serves as the director of the non-profit, continues the giving tradition this holiday season with its annual toy drive scheduled to take place on November 12 at Hollywood Casino located at 777 Hollywood Blvd. in Joliet, IL.
“We are very proud of Pat’s commitment for helping those in need beyond the towing and recovery industry,” said Jeff Irr, Senior Director of Sales for Jerr-Dan. “We are honored to have a long-lasting business relationship with a distributor whose charitable and business contributions have made a profound difference in the communities they serve.”
“Tow Trucks for Tots,” is made up of Worldwide employees, the towing community and its suppliers and volunteers, who collect new, unwrapped toys for children during the holiday season. In addition, Worldwide Equipment Sales, LLC’s “Tow Trucks for Tots” currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest tow truck parade that is held as part of this toy drive.
Because of his business contributions to the towing industry and founder of the non- profit “Tow Trucks for Tots,” Pat Winer was one of five outstanding industry leaders who was recently inducted into the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame, Class of 2017. The museum’s Hall of Fame honors individuals in the towing and recovery industry who have made significant advancements and notable achievements in the field.
“Known as one of the industry’s most prestigious honors, we congratulate Pat for this recognition. In addition to his business contributions to the towing and recovery industry, he’s been a supporter of those in need in our communities pioneering his ‘Tow Trucks for Tots’ community initiative,” said Mike VanAken, Director for Jerr-Dan Aftermarket Support. “The Tow Trucks for Tots collects toys for children during the holiday season to benefit the community’s children.”
Worldwide Equipment Sales, LLC offers award winning service and support from its highly-trained staff of experienced towing industry specialists. Featuring “Best in Class®” Jerr-Dan towing equipment Worldwide Equipment Sales offers the highest quality, custom built self-loader wreckers and flatbed car carriers in the industry. Worldwide Equipment Sales also offers specialized recovery solutions such as Side Recovery System for both tow trucks and flatbed carriers to fulfill the needs of demanding operators. With four locations in the U.S., Worldwide serves the entire United States with new and used tow trucks, equipment hauling and vehicle transport trailers. Worldwide has been a Jerr-Dan distributor since May 14th, 2003.
For more information on “Tow Trucks for Tots” and how you can help visit www.towtrucksfortots.com.
For more information on Jerr-Dan products visit the website at www.jerrdan.com.
About Jerr-Dan Corporation
Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is a leading manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment. Its full line includes light-, medium- and heavy-duty carriers and wreckers, industrial transporters and four-car carriers. The company is headquartered in Hagerstown, MD., and its products are backed by industry leading warranties and a strong service network dedicated to the towing professional. To learn more about Jerr-Dan, visit www.jerrdan.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is 100 years strong and continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated global industrial. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, FrontlineTM, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.
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