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Batson Enterprises Facing Mandatory Temporary Closure
Posted by: James Taylor (172.92.71.---)
Date: March 23, 2020 11:28PM

Batson Enterprises Facing Mandatory Temporary Closure

Washington State will impose a Stay At Home order on all non-essential businesses effective March 25, 2020 and lasting a minimum of two weeks. If you are a current wholesale customer please submit your orders immediately so we can pick and ship before the forced closure begins.

Message from Bill Batson, CEO

We would appreciate the support from our Rod Building community for our USA family owned and operated company. We do not know how long this will last so please place your orders for supplies now. We will be working as hard as we can in the next 48 hours to get you all you need. Please support those who have supported you for so many years. We look forward to serving you as always once the government order is lifted. Thank you.

Bill Batson
Rodbuilder/Fisherman and TEAM captain of Batson Enterprises - www.batsonenterprises.com
Rainshadow/Forecast/ALPS product lines.

James Taylor
Batson Enterprises
BatsonEnterprises.com | RainShadowRodBlanks.com | ALPSForeCast.com | Build2Fish.com

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Re: Batson Enterprises Facing Mandatory Temporary Closure
Posted by: david taylor (---)
Date: March 24, 2020 11:52PM

James:

Batson is a famlily owned company, local U.S. company and a pillar of the rod making industry. For the safety of you and your workers, you must adhere to your state and local laws. I had a former co-worker die today of COVID-19. Case numbers and deaths are not just a statistic, and you know that in Washington. I am in Colorado.

I have purchased a number of your company's fine products this year and will continue to support your company and others in this industry in the future. We will all sacrifice and suffer, but we can all get through this, and hopefully be safe and healthy, and buy lots of components when it all ramps back up.

This weekend, in home isolation, I hope to put some more wraps on an Eternity fly rod blank.

Best of luck, sir, and wishes of health and safety to you and your employees.

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