The Face of the Grocery Business

Being an effective grocery bagger requires dexterity, charisma, a passion for customer service and most importantly – speed. We put little thought into this aspect of shopping, until we have a negative experience. If you’ve ever watched a pierced-up, disgruntled teen haphazardly throw soup cans in on top of your bread and eggs, you know […]

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Sweetheart Night / Ambassadors for Children

I am not a deeply religious man, but I am not immune to being inspired… Saturday night, it was an honor to emcee the first annual Sweetheart Night at Highland Springs Country Club, a benefit for Ambassadors for Children. This important organization provides critical needs for abused, neglected and foster children in Southwest Missouri. There […]

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10th annual Friday Night TV Dinner

Spent some time last night at TOUCH Restaurant in Springfield, MO hosting the 10th annual “Friday Night TV Dinner,” to benefit children’s programming on Ozarks Public Television. OPT reaches 50-thousand kids in Southwest Missouri each week with educational programming,  through classic shows like Sesame Street, Electric Company and Curious George combined with current favorites like Sid […]

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St. Jude Trike-a-thon was a BLAST!

Alright Southwest Missouri – put this on your radar for next year, especially if you have really little ones who’ll be ready to ride tricycles. Saturday, at Jordan Valley Park in Springfield – Little Hands, Big Helpers hosted a St. Jude Trike-a-thon, where kids rode their tricycles through a cardboard city with stops along the way at […]

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Grown Men on Tricycles – See you Saturday!

Don’t miss the Little Hands, Big Helpers Trike-A-Thon and Try-Sport-A-Thon this Saturday at Jordan Valley Park, starting at 11:00am! Registration starts at 10:30…After a safety lesson Preschool and Kindergarten children will use their big wheel, tricycle, bike with training wheels, stroller, wagon or wheel chair to tour Cardboard City with several opportunities to stop and […]

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Justice Jewelers Diamond Dash

Imagine winning a $10,000 diamond-ring from Justice Jewelers… The Diamond Dash makes it happen! On October 22, 2011 at Jordan Valley Park in Springfield, Jay Fotsch from Power 96.5 and I co-hosted the Diamond Dash with Woody Justice, and saw over 300 couples have fun with us in the high-tech scavenger hunt. It’s quite cool […]

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