Mark Kilmer, president of Republic Mechanical Wholesalers, Davenport, Iowa, completed his second year as chairman of the John Deere Classic. The PGA Tour event was played in Silvis, Ill., Sept. 11-15. For the second consecutive year, Republic Mechanical Wholesalers entertained over 400 customers and vendor representatives at The Chairman's Club, a corporate tent overlooking the 18th green. Vendors helping to sponsor the event included Tempstar, DuPont, Wirsbo, Dunkirk, Fast HVAC Parts, Champion, Hart & Cooley, Munchkin, Sanyo, and White-Rodgers. Pictured is Mark Kilmer (right) shaking the hand of Bill Figg, a DuPont representative in the Chairman's Club at the 2003 John Deere Classic.

Publication date: 10/13/2003