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Quality Exteriors Establishes Fund



LEWSIBURG, Tenn. - Quality Exteriors of Clarksville, TN has pledged to a $10,000 donation to the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ & Exhibitors’ Association (TWHBEA) to establish a Training Education Fund in memory of long time walking horse trainer and former Walking Horse Trainers’ Association President Wink Groover, and former TWHBEA President and Executive Director Buddy Payne. Both of these individuals served our breed with thousands of hours of volunteered time during their lives. Both gentlemen passed away in 2010 and both had been involved in the industry for many decades.
 
The fund will be established under the Training Division of TWHBEA, which is headed by Vice-President Wayne Dean. In addition to Mr. Dean, four other Tennessee Walking Horse trainers have been appointed as a five person committee to decide how the funds will be spent to further the education of training the Tennessee Walking Horse. Those appointees include Laurie Toone, Hannah Pulvers, Leigh Bennett, and Winky Groover.
 
Quality Exteriors recently completed the new roofing job and interior work at TWHBEA, which was covered by TWHBEA's property insurance. Quality Exteriors is a residential & commercial roofing contractor and is in the top 3% of the roofing industry having earned the designation of "Master Elite" by GAFELK Shingle Manufacturing. Quality Exteriors provides FREE ROOF & HOME EXTERIOR INSPECTIONS for anyone in Tennessee who may have been affected by storm damage. It offers a full service staff with licensed adjusters who work with the insurance companies to insure the customer receives what they are due from their insurance company. Quality Exteriors is owned by TWHBEA President Marty Irby along with fellow TWHBEA Lifetime Member Bo Teague & TWHBEA Member Jordan Howell. Please visit their website www.qeconstruction.com or call 931-233-0112 for any roofing needs.
 
"We wanted to establish a fund to set the pace for the future. For many years we have needed an avenue to better educate professional trainers and amateur trainers on the proper, effective and acceptable training methods for our great breed. We must be held to a higher standard to ensure the success, protection, survival, and promotion of the Tennessee Walking Horse. We believe Wink and Buddy would have both wanted this and both frequently talked about the need for further education in the training sector." said Irby.
 
We hope that the donation from Quality Exteriors will also inspire other TWH enthusiasts to make donations, and provide sponsorships to TWHBEA in addition to promoting their business through our great association.

 

 

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