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HIGHT FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS
January 2017 | Celebrating 106 Years, Hight Family of Dealerships Is Beating the Odds.

Main Street Skowhegan

 
MEMORABLE HOLE-IN-ONE
Sangerville man wins car with memorable hole-in-one, gives it to his mother…

 
ON RAMP: WHY BUY FROM HIGHT?
A great vehicle selection, and commitment to customer service have been the keys to 107 successful years.

UMF ALUMNI AND FRIENDS HONORED AT RECEPTION
FARMINGTON -- Four University of Maine at Farmington alumni and friends were recently honored for their significant contributions to the University, the community and the state of Maine at the annual UMF Alumni Awards Reception. Presentations were made by Ryan Low, class of 1997 and UMF vice president for administration, in the new Emery Community Arts Center to Charlotte Warren, mayor of Hallowell; Chandler Woodcock, commissioner of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; Alison Hagerstrom, executive director for Greater Franklin Development Corporation; and Lou Hight, area businessman.
 
LOCAL CAR DEALER DELIVERS BBQ FIRST TO LOCAL FIRST RESPONDERS
October 2020 (WABI)- Last year, Hight Motor Group here in Skowhegan invited area first responders for a big barbecue celebration to thank them for their hard work. This year due to the pandemic they brought the barbecue to them.

"So what we decided is called Barbecue to go. So I reached out to 19 agencies across Franklin and Somerset County and offered basically a tool kit to have your own barbecue," said Sam Hight

 
SKOWHEGAN CHAMBER HONORS WALTER HIGHT WITH 'MOST DIGNIFIED' AWARD
Skowhegan - The Alton W. Whittemore Award for outstanding service will be presented to Hight along with awards to others at the Thursday night banquet. 

 
LOCAL BUSINESSES DONATE GOODS TO OFFICERS INVOLVED IN MANHUNT
…"A lot of these guys are friends, customers, and they're just good people," Sam Hight, of the Hight Family of Dealerships said. "We just wanted to do whatever we could to help out in a time like this when they shouldn't have to think about eating."

 
SKOWHEGAN SELECTMEN DEDICATE 2017 ANNUAL REPORT TO KIRBY HIGHT
Hight lived on the same street for 102 years, grew the family's automobile dealerships and supported community organizations from Little League to one-act play competitions.
HIGHT FORD AWARDED THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY PRESIDENT'S AND ONE FORD ELITE AWARDS
August 2020 - Hight Ford is proud to announce that they were awarded the Ford Motor Company President's Award and the One Ford Elite Award for 2019. This recognition places Hight Ford amongst a cohort of only 1% of all dealers in the country who won this combination of awards. Hight Ford also won the President's Award in 2016.

HIGHT FAMILY SHARES 70-CAR COLLECTION OF RESTORED ANTIQUES
Display commemorates the 200th anniversary of the fair. 

 
POSTCARD JACK TRAINS AS SADDLE HORSE AFTER WINNING SKOWHEGAN RACE CAREER
The winningest standardbred horse in Maine state history was named after John Garbarino, who sent thousands of postcards over three decades to a Madison restaurant.

 
SKOWHEGAN ANNUAL REPORT 2018
Samuel Kirby Hight, to whom this Town Report is dedicated, exemplifies what is right about business and family in Skowhegan. 


 
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS
Sam Hight led the way for Hight Chevrolet of Farmington to donate $100 per vehicle sold in October to the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care! The Hight family has been supporting their community since 1911, and we are thankful they choose to support the HACCC. Sam, along with his wife Amanda, daughter Hadley and pup Somerset, presented a check for $2,000!