September 28, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2740 N Mayfair
Springfield, MO 65803
Prime Drivers Compete for Big Prizes at Annual Picnic
Springfield, Missouri — About 1,000 people attended the company picnic hosted by Prime Inc., a Missouri-based carrier, on Saturday, September 2. The event involved a Truck Driving Championship and a Pride and Polish show. During the picnic, eight contestants placed in three divisions: Truck Driving, Best in Class, and People’s Choice.
The Best in Show winner was Glen Horack. He received a trophy and a year’s worth of free truck washes.
In the Truck Driving division, contestants were judged by their driving skills. Wim’ Dutch’ Depre won first place. He was awarded a trophy and a set of Firestone steer tires. Second place went to Frank Prue, who won a trophy and a $150 gift card. Third place in the Truck Driving division went to Carl Whitaker, who also won a trophy and a $150 gift card.
In the Best in Class division, contestants were judged on design, finish, cleanliness, mileage and overall appearance of their tractors. The prize for first place was a trophy, a $100 gift card, and a year’s worth of free truck washes. Frank Prue placed first in the Owner Operator class. Duane Grimme placed first in the Lease class, and Dave and Vickie Weldon placed first in the Logistics class.
In the People’s Choice division, those attending the picnic voted by ballot for their favorite contestant. Fourteen trucks entered this division, and Glen Horack took first place. He was awarded a trophy, a set of Goodyear steer tires and a year’s worth of free truck washes. All other entrants will receive five free truck washes: Bill Girdler, Chris Harris, Thomas Griswold, Thomas Moon, John French, Duane Grimme, Dave and Vickie Weldon, Frank Prue, Jerome Lobo, Chris Laudenslager, Jason Rockey, Cindy Roberts and Randy Lacy.
About Prime Inc.
Founded in 1970, Prime Inc. is a refrigerated, flatbed and tanker carrier serving an international client base. Professional drivers are encouraged to stop by Prime’s terminal at the intersection of Interstate 44 and Highway 65 in Springfield, Missouri. For more information about Prime, call (800) 348-8224 or visit www.primeinc.com.