The Morning Thing Blog for 12/9/15

shopping cart derby-01Click HERE to hear from members of the Shopping Cart Derby Teams!

Support WNZR in The Food for the Hungry Media Shopping Cart Derby, Saturday, December 12th!

The 13th annual Media Shopping Cart Derby is Saturday, December 12th and THIS year will be different. We have a NEW Twist!

Our 4 media teams will return with cart pushers from the Mount Vernon News, Time Warner Cable, WNZR and 93.7 Super Q/News Talk Sport Radio 1300 WMVO.

Our 4 teams will start from the 4 corners of Mount Vernon:

The Mount Vernon News will have the SOUTH ROUTE, starting at the Knox County Career Center.
Time Warner Cable will have the WEST ROUTE, starting on Harcourt Road across from Ross Motors.
WNZR will have the NORTH ROUTE, starting at Dr. Price’s Vet Clinic on Mansfield Road.
WMVO/WQIO will have the EAST ROUTE, starting at Edgewood Road and working down East High Street.
All teams will meet at the Public Square in front of City Hall.

What is different? We are THROWING OUT the trophies.

The teams will start at 1:06pm and work to hit every house and business on their routes, picking up donations of food and dollars.

What is the NEW TWIST? Our 4 shopping cart teams will compete in the Food For The Hungry GAMES in front of City Hall around 2:15pm.

The teams will compete in 3 events: Fast Pack, Pedal Cart Pull and Food Bank Check Out.
You will definitely WANT to SEE the Food For The Hungry Games. It will be challenging. It will be fun. It will be a memory for everyone.

The WNZR team is Kelsey Bryte and Faith Orecchio! Their route is the North end of Mount Vernon. The team will be starting on Dr. Price’s Vet Clinic on Mansfield Road, travel down Mansfield Road, to North Main Street and then to the Public Square.

Meet them on their route and give a donation to help Food for the Hungry. Or drop off your donation at the station. Then, make sure that you are routing on Kelsey and Faith in the Food For The Hungry Games at 2:15pm.

The NEW and IMPROVED Shopping Cart Derby is Saturday, December 12th.

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