CASE DONATES SKID STEER LOADER TO CHICAGO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
Machine Added to Case-sponsored Skyline Exhibit
CHICAGO (Sept. 21, 2011) – Case Construction Equipment donated a specially modified skid steer loader to Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier. Museum officials accepted the donation during a ceremony at the Skyline Exhibit on Tuesday.
Case, headquartered in Racine, Wis., is a major sponsor of the Skyline Exhibit, where the skid steer will be displayed. The company removed the skid steer’s mechanical
components to eliminate moving parts, so children visiting the museum will be able to climb into the cab, sit in the operator’s seat and let their imaginations take over.
“Case is delighted to expand our sponsorship of the Skyline exhibit at Chicago Children’s Museum with today’s donation of a Case skid steer loader,” said Ion Warner, senior director, marketing. “We hope this machine helps stimulate the imaginations of thousands of youngsters and provides a fun and educational introduction to the world of construction.”
“Chicago Children’s Museum gratefully accepts the donation of a Case construction machine,” said Jennifer Farrington, president and CEO. “The support we receive from Case and other corporate sponsors helps the museum serve as a vital educational resource to the children and families of the Chicago area and beyond.”
Case Construction Equipment sells and supports a full line of construction equipment around the world, including the No. 1 loader/backhoes, articulated trucks, excavators, motor graders, wheel loaders, vibratory compaction rollers, crawler dozers, skid steers, compact track loaders and rough-terrain forklifts. Through Case dealers, customers have access to a true professional partner—with world-class equipment and aftermarket support, industry-leading warranties and flexible financing. More information
is available at www.casece.com. Case is a division of CNH Global N.V. (NYSE:CNH), a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat Industrial S.p.A.(FI.MI). More information about CNH can be found online at www.cnh.com.
About Chicago Children’s Museum
The mission of Chicago Children's Museum is to create a community where play and learning connect. CCM is the only cultural institution in the city dedicated to young children and the important adults in their lives. Playful experiences—including over fifteen interactive exhibits—tap into how kids learn, and engage them at an early age so they develop a lifelong love of learning. Located at Navy Pier, Chicago's number one attraction at 700 East Grand Avenue, CCM is the final stop for CTA buses #29, #65, #66 and #124. For more information, please visit www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org/hours.html.