Apr 13, 2009

Grasshopper sponsors 2009 Great Easter Egg Hunt



MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. – Nearly 120 excited children collected more than 1,200 Easter eggs in the 2009 Great Easter Egg Hunt in Moundridge yesterday. The candy-filled eggs were provided by Grasshopper, while grand prize eggs, volunteers and volunteer refreshments were provided by Moundridge Food Market; Cradle to Crayons provided the manpower to stuff and hide the eggs. G-Mow and the Easter Bunny (compliments of Moundridge Food Market) were there to encourage the children as they hunted for eggs. Just before giving out a big hug, one boy said, “I love you G-Mow!” About Grasshopper The Grasshopper Company is a privately held corporation dedicated solely to the design and production of commercial and large-acreage mowing and grounds maintenance equipment. Grasshopper introduced the first zero-turn radius mower with dual swing-out levers in 1969, and other industry firsts include the first diesel-powered zero-turn radius mower in 1983 and the first electric-actuated fold-up mower deck in 2004. Based in Moundridge, Kan., the company distributes its products worldwide and is committed to lean and clean manufacturing practices reducing impact to the environment.

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About Grasshopper

The Grasshopper Company is a privately held corporation dedicated solely to the design and production of commercial and large-acreage mowing and grounds maintenance equipment. Grasshopper introduced the first zero-turn radius mower with dual swing-out levers in 1969, and other industry firsts include the first liquid-cooled diesel-powered zero-turn radius mower in 1983 and the first electric-actuated fold-up mower deck in 2004. Based in Moundridge, Kan., the company distributes its products worldwide and is committed to lean and clean manufacturing practices reducing impact to the environment.
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