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Skip Davenport is celebrating a birthday

Published on Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Skip Davenport, second from the left, at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new D&D Ford dealership at 13645 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.
 

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Skip Davenport, second from the left, at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new D&D Ford dealership at 13645 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.

 

Skip Davenport, a favorite son of Greer, is celebrating a birthday today.

Davenport, President and General Manager of D&D Ford, is a third generation owner of the 77-year-old dealership at 13645 E. Wade Hampton.

Davenport is a board member of the Partnership for Tomorrow, Greater Greer Education Foundation and The Palmetto Bank.

• July 17 is National Peach Ice Cream Day.

• Did you know: D&D Ford will be taking possession of a 50th anniversary of the Mustang. Ford will only build 1,964 special cars, honoring the year when the Mustang first went on sale – for a price of $2,300.

• Also born on this date: Luke Bryan (1976), American singer-songwriter and guitarist. David Hasselhoff (1952) American actor, singer, and producer. Diahann Carroll, (1935) American actress and singer.

• Quote of the day

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

Henry Ford,

founder of the Ford Motor Company and American industrialist

 

 

 

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