Motors to Sponsor Vermont Summer Festival Grand Prix
East Dorset, VermontJuly 16, 2003The $35,000 Manchester
Classic's Otter Creek Grand Prix to be held on July 20, 2003 is
being sponsored by Hand Motors. This is the second of five Grand
Prix events of the Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show. This year's
sponsorship by Hand Motors continues a history of support by the
Manchester Center based Chevrolet and Volkswagen dealership.
"John and Kimet Hand of Hand Motors have been our strongest
community proponents of this event in the past, and we're thrilled
to have their energy, commitment and support again this year,"
stated Dotty Ammerman, Executive Director of the Vermont Summer
Festival. "The welcome they extend to our event and the competitors
makes it a joy to be in the Manchester area" she added.
John Hand, president of Hand Motors added "We appreciate all
the effort and months of preparation that are required in bringing
a world class equestrian competition to our community, and our sponsorship
is a statement of support to the Vermont Summer Festival owners,
John and Dotty Ammerman. They have truly created a beautiful venue
at the Beebe Farm and have attracted visitors from all over the
country to enjoy our area for a five week run".
The Vermont Summer Festival is New England's largest "AA"
rated hunter-jumper horse show circuit. This year's event includes
five USET-recognized $35,000 Grand Prix and five $10,000 Mini Prix.
Each of the five weeks will also feature a $10,000 Show Jumping
Hall of Fame High Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper class, part of the
Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series which determines
which junior and amateur/owner riders will qualify to ride at the
2003 National Horse Show.
Hand Motors celebrates over 30 years in Manchester, Vermont, serving
the automotive needs of the community and is proud to be a sponsor
of the Vermont Summer Festival Horse Shows.
further information on the 2003 Vermont Summer Festival, please
call (802) 362-9023, or visit the Vermont Summer Festival website