Out of 35,000 entries, Beth Hodges from Indian Trail, N.C., was selected as Manitou Americas Inc.’s (MAM) Gehl R190 Throwback Skid Loader Sweepstakes winner. She was handed the keys to the new loader Aug. 11, 2014, at the MAM headquarters, in West Bend, Wis., during the company’s “I Make America” community event, held in conjunction with the Association for Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).
Hodges and her husband traveled to Wisconsin for the first time to accept the keys to the new machine.
The ‘Throwback’ skid loader was delivered to the Hodges’ residence in Statesville, N.C., on September 3, 2014. King Machinery will assist the Hodges family with service, parts and support.
Sweepstakes entries were taken from Jan. 2 2014 through June 30, 2014, and the winner of the sweepstakes was selected in a random drawing, from all eligible entries received by an independent judging organization.