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Absher-Arnold Motors Named Title Sponsor of 2014 National Hunting and Fishing Days

BY STEVE O’KEEFE
Logan Media Services

CARTERVILLE –John A. Logan College officials have announced that Absher-Arnold Motors of Marion has signed on as the title sponsor for the 2014 Southern Illinois Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days.

This September will mark the 27th year of the event that attracts over 40,000 patrons to the Carterville campus.

College spokesman Steve O’Keefe, who also serves on the Hunting and Fishing Days Committee, said that the auto dealer and celebration are a natural fit.

“Our event has grown into one of the largest celebrations of National Hunting and Fishing Days in the country, and in recent years, we have found that visitors here want products that cover every aspect of the outdoor industry,” O’Keefe said. “The trucks and SUVs that Absher-Arnold will bring are just what our visitors want to see. Thanks in large part to this new partnership, I believe this fall’s celebration will be our biggest and best Hunting and Fishing Days ever.”

David Arnold of Absher-Arnold Motors said he is looking forward to the new partnership.

“We could not be more excited to be a part of what we believe to be one of the premier events in southern Illinois,” he said. “We feel that our products will enhance the event, making it even greater.”

The Southern Illinois Celebration of Hunting and Fishing Days will take place Sept. 27 and 28 on the Carterville campus of John A. Logan College. Visit www.sihfd.org for more information.