NBA Finals, the U.S. Open, and Bird Noises

Posted by Matt Roberts

Jun 19, 2012 10:37:00 AM

Kentucky athletic equipmentAt Toadvine Enterprises we take our sports seriously. If you have been following the NBA finals it has been a treat. The Miami Heat are leading the Thunder 2-1 in the seven game series. Game three had some awesome highlights and predictable stats. It was not surprising that Wade and James combined for 54 of the 91 points the Heat posted in their 91-85 victory. Shane Battier added several three buckets for a ridiculous percentage; 4 of 6 in Game 1, 5 of 7 in Game 2, 2 for 2 in Game 3. That’s 11 of 15, 73.3 percent. With Miami leading 2-1 we want to hear from you. Can the OKC Thunder pull three wins out of the next four games? What will the result of this year’s NBA Finals be?

In golf news, we want to congratulate Webb Simpson on his U.S. Open victory yesterday in San Francisco. Webb sat in the club house at +1 after his four rounds. He had to sit with his wife and watch Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk finish the 17th and 18th hole to see if his score would hold up or if there would be a playoff. Furyk fell apart on the last three holes and gave himself little chance to force a playoff. McDowell, however, left himself a 25 putt for a birdie that would force a playoff. It was not to be. McDowell misread the hole and the ball drifted well left of the hole. McDowell two-putted to secure solo second. Webb claimed his first major win in his second major appearance and received $1.44 million for his efforts. The last nine majors have been claimed by an unprecedented, nine first time major winners so what will happen with the remaining major tournaments this year. Will the next major see a veteran or first timer hoisting the trophy? Let us know your predictions.

There is always a heckler. This year’s U.S. Open Trophy ceremony had a man in a bizarre costume appear in front of the camera while Bob Costas was interviewing Webb Simpson. The man calls himself Jungle Bird and says he is an activist raising awareness of deforestation. He walked in front of the camera and began making bird sounds. This is not the first time he has done this. Apparently he has met the Queen of England and did something similar. He pointed out no charges were pressed that time.

Topics: equipment maintenance, Jungle Bird, Jim Furyk, Webb Simpson, Graeme McDowell, U.S. Open, Toadvine Enterprises, Kentucky athletic equipment, Tennessee athletics, Tennessee sporting goods

Dant Clayton Colosseum Two Chairs For Sale

Posted by Matt Roberts

May 16, 2012 10:38:00 AM

Stadium seating LouisvilleToadvine Enterprises currently has an overstock of royal blue Colosseum Two Chairs for sale. The seats list for $20 but are now on sale for $15 plus freight and installation. Here are some specifications about the seats:

  • Ergonomically-designed compound curve seat
  • Interlocking design allows for up to 20% more seating surface
  • "Waterfall" front contour reduces stress on the underside of legs
  • Designed for outdoor or indoor use
  • Added UV inhibitors to help maintain color

Quantities are limited so if you're interested in learning more, call our office at (502) 241-6010.

Topics: outdoor stadium seating, equipment maintenance, Indiana stadium seating, Tennessee stadium seating, Colosseum Two Chairs, Kentucky athletic equipment, indoor seating, seating maintenance, Dant Clayton

We're Nearing the End of the School Year!

Posted by Matt Roberts

Apr 5, 2012 6:08:00 PM

Spring sports season KentuckyThe start of April marks the beginning of the end of the school year. With about two months left for most schools in our area and spring break in full force, most students and faculty can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel!

The beginning of spring also means the beginning of a lot of other activities in Kentucky and Indiana like:

  • Baseball season starting up
  • The end of March Madness with The Kentucky Wildcats winning their Eighth National Title!
  • The Masters kicking off
  • Keeneland Spring Meet opening
  • The Kentucky Derby Festivities are getting underway

Because school isn’t far from closing for the summer, this is a great time to start thinking about preventative maintenance for your equipment and bleachers. It’s also a great time to re-stock on new equipment for your sports facilities.

Right now, Toadvine Enterprises has openings for summer maintenance programs for bleachers and gymnasium equipment. Call us at (502) 241-6010 or fill out our maintenance form on our website to get started.

Topics: equipment maintenance, Indoor scoreboards, Maintenance Services, Spring sports season, Toadvine Enterprises, Kentucky athletic equipment, Tennessee sporting goods, Indiana athletics provider

Basketball season is right around the corner

Posted by Matt Roberts

Nov 7, 2011 1:21:00 PM

Can you believe it’s almost time for basketball season? While most of the college programs had their midnight madness a few Fridays ago, high school teams are practicing hard and gearing up for the season.

Speaking of basketball season, how’s your gym looking? Basketball season is the time when gymnasiums—and bleachers especially—see the most traffic, and wear and tear. Fans pack the stands for both boys’ and girls’ games each week, so it’s crucial that your bleachers are in good condition.

If you think it’s time to get your bleachers inspected before the season officially begins, check out Vine & Branch, our maintenance division. Our maintenance and safety inspection program handles all of your indoor and outdoor seating and equipment inspections. Vine & Branch is also fully staffed with manufacturer-certified service technicians to ensure the safety of your seating. You can fill out the maintenance form on our website to learn more and get the process started.desales high school

Need new bleachers entirely? We can help with that too. We just completed a bleacher installation at DeSales High School in Louisville, KY. This was a very large job, with three separate banks of bleachers. Whether your project is large like this or smaller, contact us for a quote or to get the process started.

Topics: equipment maintenance, Toadvine Enterprises, Bleacher maintenance, indoor seating, indoor bleachers, outdoor seating, basketball season

Toadvine's new e-newsletter—register to win a Dick's gift card

Posted by Matt Roberts

Jun 22, 2011 11:42:00 AM

Toadvine Enterprises e-newsletterWe’re excited to announce the launch of our new e-newsletter and want to extend an invitation for you to sign up. We’ve recently redesigned our website and joined Twitter and Facebook as ways to better communicate with schools and those in charge of making decisions within the athletic departments. This way we can better provide product information and answer any questions you have in a timely manner.

This newsletter is the next step in helping us better communicate with our customers. Our goal is to reach everyone in Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee who may have questions about athletic equipment, bleachers, seating, scoreboards, or maintenance on equipment.

In this monthly newsletter, we’ll keep you abreast of the changes in our industry and yours, have some fun, and help you follow along with some of the things happening at Toadvine Enterprises. Plus, all newsletter subscribers will be offered EXCLUSIVE promotions throughout the year!

To sweeten the pot, we’re giving away four Dick’s Sporting Goods gift cards to a few of the first lucky subscribers. We’ll draw the four winners after our invitations go out, then post the winners on our blog, on Facebook and Twitter, and in our first newsletter.

If you want to register, you can do so here.

Topics: equipment maintenance, Toadvine Enterprises, Athletic Equipment, Kentucky athletics, Tennessee athletics, Indiana athletics

End of the school year close out sale

Posted by Matt Roberts

May 11, 2011 9:18:00 AM

Toadvine end of school saleSummer break and warm weather are only days away. Now is the time to make decisions on the new athletic equipment you will need for the following school year. With fall sports seasons on its way, this is the perfect time to look at new soccer goals, new scoreboards, replacing old portable bleachers, or even look into touching up those old bleachers with our state-of-the-art cleaning program for outdoor bleacher decks.

If your bleachers are looking old and worn out or are not working properly, summer is the time to get your indoor bleachers back in proper working order. Toadvine Enterprises has a team of bleacher specialists who are familiar with all makes and models. Our team will fix your old bleachers and get them looking and working like new. Make sure to call our office at 502.241.6010 or request a quote on our website to find out more about our products.

Right now Toadvine is making a special offer to all schools. On any purchase over $500, you will receive 5% off. On orders $1,000 or more, you'll receive 10% off your order.

Hurry because this offer expires June 15. Contact us today!

Topics: equipment maintenance, Toadvine cleaning services, stadium seating, outdoor seating

Seating and Equipment Safety Inspection After Recent Storms

Posted by Bryce Raley

May 9, 2011 2:00:00 PM

Storms have been rolling through the Kentucky and Southern Toadvine outdoor seatingIndiana areas lately. We’ve had tornado warnings (and some confirmed touch-downs), flash flooding, damaging winds, and severe thunderstorms. It’s been a rough ride so far, and we’re really just at the beginning of the storm season.

All of the things listed above could be bad news for outdoor sports equipment and grandstand seating. High winds could be damaging to equipment and sometimes make seating a safety threat for fans and spectators.

Along with providing and installing this type of equipment, we also service it. If you even have a question about the safety of your bleachers you should complete safety inspection for all of your outdoor equipment, please contact us for a complete safety inspection. It’s better to be safe than sorry, especially after all the storms and high winds we’ve experienced.

There are a number of ways you can get in touch with us and set up an appointment:

We look forward to making sure your seating and equipment is safe and in good working condition.

Topics: equipment maintenance, Toadvine Enterprises, stadium seating, seating maintenance, sports equipment

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