November 2007 / Bott Radio Network Sponsors Memphis Food Drive
Each year Bott Radio Network Memphis 640 AM partners with Pastor Francis Ssebikindu and the Living Water Community Church to help provide a thanksgiving meal to families in the inner city of Memphis that are in need. This year the event was sponsored for the first time in the eventâ€™s 18 year history by Super Lo Foods. Three of the Super-Lo Foods locations provided drop boxes for our listeners to bring their donations of canned & non-perishable foods. On November 2nd a kick-off for the food drive was organized at the Spotswood location. Bott Radio Network listeners came out to show their support, eat free BBQ from Whole Hog CafĂ©, and register to win prizes given away by WCRV advertisers. A special thanks to Southern Comfort Heating & Air for giving away an iPhone, Bott Radio Networkâ€™s Monna Stafford for the Branson trip, Brimâ€™s Snack Foods, Calvin Russell Insurance, and Fit for Life.
Here he is, Paul Brown, the winner of the Grand Prize iPhone along with Steve & Kevin from Southern Comfort Heating & Air.
Whole Hog CafĂ© gave away their World Championship BBQ free to all listeners bringing food donations.
Super Lo Foods sponsored the annual event and was the donation drop point at three of their locations.
Terry Brimhall (left) of Brims Snacks Food and Calvin Russell (right) of Calvin Russell Insurance showed their support by making donations to support the food drive. Both Terry & Calvin are faithful and long time advertisers on 640 AM.
Shelby County Mayor AC Wharton opens the live remote discussing the importance of caring for those in need.
Pam Tyler, wife of Bott Radio Network 640 AM Program Director Byron Tyler helps organize the donations.
BRN Memphis Sales Manager Sunny Caldwell shares why Bott Radio Network is so thankful for all our listeners participation.
Donna Austin (left) WCRV account executive who organized the food drive remote joins staff members Byron Tyler & Sunny Caldwell for a photo.
Pastor Francis Ssebikindu of the Living Water Community Church thanks Bott Radio Network listeners for their support.
Bott Radio Networkâ€™s Byron Tyler (right) & Pastor Francis (middle) thank a listener who wanted to give a cash donation. Monies given were used to buy turkeys & hams for food baskets given to inner city families in need
BRN Memphis Senior Account Executive Kim Morris tells listeners to register for the free drawings. Prizes included a trip to Branson, an iPhone, along with other great prizes.
On November 15th Mrs. Libby Banks 2nd grade class from Rossville Christian Academy visit the BRN Memphis studios to bring their food donations for the food drive. This is the 3rd year for Mrs. Banks class to participate.
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