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Standard TV and Appliance Continues its Partnership with the Oregon International Air Show


 
PRLog - May 21, 2014 - PORTLAND, Ore. -- Standard TV and Appliance which since its founding in 1947 has specialized in offering a wide selection of appliances, TVs, and mattresses, has announced the continuation of its partnership with the Oregon International Air Show. With Standard as the lead sponsor, the full title of the event is the Oregon International Air Show, Presented by Standard TV and Appliance. The 2014 show represents the second time that Standard has presented the air show, having been listed as the presenter in 2013 as well. The event will be held at the Hillsboro Airport in Hillsboro, Oregon, which is approximately 20 miles west of Portland. The air show is scheduled to run from Friday, September 19th through Sunday, September 21st.

The Oregon International Air Show traces its roots back to 1988, when the name of the yearly air shows for the first several years changed from the Portland Rose Festival to the Maxwell House Rose Festival Air show and then to the U.S. Bank Rose Festival Air Show. The air show changed its name for last time in 2002 to the current Oregon International Air Show. With an average attendance of 65,000 visitors per year, the civilian air show is the largest of its kind of the West Coast. The show features static (non-flying) aircraft displays ranging from classic/vintage to modern military aircraft and aerobatics performed by civilian pilots as well as the U.S. Army Golden Knights, the Thunderbirds, and the Blue Angels in previous years.

This year’s event features a fireworks show on “Frontier Friday” night with The Canadian Forces Snowbirds scheduled as the closing act. Static displays will include civilian aircraft that are also scheduled for aerobatic shows as well as a variety military aircraft types. As always, the availability of military aircraft is subject to change depending on current events. Proceeds from the air show are distributed to local charities.

Standard TV and Appliance was founded as “Standard Refrigeration” in 1947, and now features four locations in Oregon with showrooms in Beaverton, Bend, and two in Portland. The company is the largest independent dealer of TVs, appliances, and mattresses in the state of Oregon with over 18,000 different products from over 40 different manufacturers. The company is deeply involved with local communities and provides support to a long list of entities including the Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metropolitan Area, Children's Healthcare Fund, Doernbecher Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, Medical Teams International, and many more.

“The Oregon International Air Show is a fantastic event and we are extremely proud to be the lead sponsor for a second year”, said Bill Gander, owner of Standard TV and Appliance. He added, “The fact that the proceeds from this event come back to local communities is an added bonus”.

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For additional information on events and products at Standard TV and Appliance, please contact Matthew Roma at 503-542-3520 or visit: http://www.standardtvandappliance.com/

Press release distributed by Gervais Group. See original press release at https://www.gervaisgroupllc.com/newsroom.html

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