Event Type: Propane Lawnmower and Vehicle Expo, Exhibits
Sponsors/Partners: Farm Industrial, Ferris, Southern Field Maintenance, Schwan’s, Xtreme Power, Independent Propane, HEB, CleanFuel USA, Alternative Fuels Research and Education Division, Atzenhoffer, Blackwood Toyota, EcoSystems, International Power – Coleto Creek, and Port of Victoria
Attendees: 18 Students, Lawn Service Professionals
Event Highlights: Victoria’s Odyssey focused on propane-fueled lawn equipment and vehicles. The event kicked off with a welcome speech by the Victoria Clean Cities Coordinator, Marie Lester, Ferris Mowers Commercial Sales Manager, Jim Lawton, and the University of Houston – Victoria’s Executive Assistant to the President, Margaret Rice. Featured display vehicles were a GMC 2006 C5500 from CleanFuel USA, a forklift from Southern Field Maintenance, a no-idling generator from Xtreme Power, Ferris propane mowers and a Schwan’s propane truck. The Alternative Fuels Research and Education Division and Independent Propane set up information booths about incentives, rebates and the benefits of using propane. Attendees enjoyed a Ferris propane mower ride-and-mow, ice cream served from Schwan’s propane ice cream truck, hot dogs provided by Farm Industrial, a football toss and fun photo opportunities.