The second annual Brandywine Valley Summer Series presented by Taylor Harris Insurance Services (THIS) would not be possible without the generous support of its sponsors, which will once again include M&T Bank. The company will sponsor the $5,000 M&T Bank Show Jumping Hall of Fame High Junior/Amateur-Owners Jumper Classic during the show’s first week of compeition. The Brandywine Valley Summer Series is scheduled for June 27-July 9, 2012, and will feature two weeks of top-notch hunter/jumper action at the prestigious Devon Show Grounds.
Established in 1856, M&T Bank Corporation is one of the 20 largest independent bank holding companies in the U.S., with more than 750 branches and 1,800 ATMs in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, and Ontario, Canada. As a result of M&T’s recent merger with Wilmington Trust, the combined companies bring the full suite of best-in-class Wilmington Trust products and services, including investments, estate planning and wealth management.
M&T Bank strives to be the best company its employees ever work for, the best bank its customers ever do business with, and the best investment its shareholders ever make. The company has long operated as a community bank. As such, M&T Bank understands that the vitality of the communities in which they do business is crucial to its continued success
“We are pleased to sponsor the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Classics at the Brandywine Valley Summer Series,” said Ira Brown, President of the Philadelphia Region of M&T Bank. “This outstanding equestrian event also benefits the Abby Miller Foundation and the Chester County Food Bank, two organizations that work to strengthen the community, a mission that M&T Bank is also committed to.”
The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Classic, sponsored by M&T Bank, will be held on Friday, June 29, 2012 during Brandywine Valley Summer Series in the Dixon Oval. Another $5,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame High Junior/Amateur-Owners Jumper Classic will be held the following week, sponsored by Oliver Rowland. These classes are part of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series, which concludes with the $50,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame Championship Final at the Alltech National Horse Show in Lexington, KY.
The Brandywine Valley Summer Series will be hosting a number of exciting events, including the Johnson Horse Transportation $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, and the Get Real Get RAW $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby. The show will also feature the Small Hunter division and week two, July 4-8, 2012, has been designated as a WCHR Member event.
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Exhibitors, sponsors, vendors and guests can find out more information about the Brandywine Valley Summer Series by visiting http://brandywinevalleysummerseries.com. The event is led by top rider Louise Serio, while Mike Rheinheimer will run the horse show management.