Arrow Stage Lines hosted veterans, community leaders, team members, and local guests at the Veterans Strong Appreciation Event, on Thursday, August 25, 2016.
The event featured a free BBQ, over $2,000 in raffle prizes, on-site radio promotion and broadcasts by Z92, and speakers Congressman Brad Ashford and Arrow Stage Lines’ CEO Steve Busskohl. Over 200 guests attended to witness the evening’s main event, the unveiling of the full-sized custom Arrow Stage Lines’ Veteran Strong motorcoach.
“This truly was an event to be remembered,” said Arrow Stage Lines’ COO, Luke Busskohl. “I am so excited to see the reaction of the public and our customers when this coach hits the road this weekend.”
A local color guard presented the custom motorcoach,while the unveiling was by the In Country Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club. Congressman Brad Ashford, a veteran’s advocate, helped bring in the dedication of the “Veteran Strong” motorcoach. Public officials also included Commissioner Mary Ann Borgeson, Chair Douglas County Board.
Not only did Arrow Stage Lines’ provide all the amenities and a relaxed atmosphere for the event, but also excellent job opportunities for those who attended. Nearly 21% of the Arrow Stage Lines team has veteran status. The company knows the value of hiring and working with veterans and civilian warriors.
Several Arrow Stage Lines’ coaches were also on display for guests to tour and explore. This included Arrow Stage Lines’ MCI J4500, as well as the new Ultra Luxury. Allied Tour and Travel provided guests with discounted tour options as well.