Pulling Together for a Cure

Pulling Together for a Cure


OUR COMMUNITY IS REALLY PULLING TOGETHER TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER Lisa: THAT’S THE NAME OF AN EVENT COMING UP AT GREEN BAY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. SHANNON IS HERE FROM THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. GOOD MORNING. NICE TO SEE YOU. ALSO MARTY IS AIRPORT DIRECTOR. GOOD MORNING. SHANNON, WE’RE GONNA START BY HAVING YOU GIVE US A LITTLE INSIGHT. WHAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN? Guest: WE HAVE A LOT GOING ON. WE HAVE TEAMS OF 10 COMING OUT TO PULL 95,000 POUNDS OF WATER. WE HAVE VOICE OF HOPE COMPETITION. IT’S SIMILAR TO THE VOICE YOU SEE ON TV. Millaine: TALK ABOUT THE AIRPORTS INVOLVEMENT. WHY HOST SOMETHING LIKE THIS? Guest: FIRST, BEING INVOLVED IN THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY IS FANTASTIC. GIVES US A CHANCE TO GET PEOPLE OUT TO THE AIRPORT, MAYBE PEOPLE WHO HAVEN’T FLOWN A LONG TIME OR MAYBE HAVE NEVER FLOWN. GIVES THEM A CHANCE TO COME OUT TO THE AIRPORT AND TAKE PART IN THE ACTIVITIES AND HELP WITH THE GREAT CAUSE AND ENJOY ALL THE ACTIVITIES WE HAVE ASSOCIATED WITH THE EVENT. Lisa: I NOTICED IN THE VIDEO YOU HAVE A GUY SITTING IN THERE. WHAT DO THEY THINK ABOUT TAKING PART IN THIS? SOMEONE HAS TO PUT ON THE BRAKES. Guest: EXACTLY. Lisa: LET’S TALK ABOUT SOME OF THE OTHER FAMILY FUN EVENTS. ALL SORTS OF THINGS FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES TO DO. Guest: WE WILL HAVE LLAMAS AND PONIES AND COWS. I THINK THERE MIGHT BE A LITTLE ONE. THERE’S A LOT OF ANIMALS. FACE PAINTING. WE HAVE WOULD BUILDING KITS WITH THE KIDS. Lisa: I’M FASCINATED BY THIS NEXT PICTURE. Guest: DELTA HAS THIS AWESOME GRILL. IT LOOKS LIKE AN AIRPLANE. THEY COOK FOOD ON THIS GRILL. IT’S AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE AT THE EVENT. UNIQUE THINGS PEOPLE WILL BE ABLE TO SEE. THAT AND A SILENT AUCTION IS ALSO GREAT FUNDRAISER WITH A LOT OF GREAT OPPORTUNITIES TO WIN NEAT STUFF. Millaine: TALK ABOUT HOW THE FUNDS HELP LOCAL FAMILIES GOING THROUGH CANCER TREATMENT. Guest: I ALWAYS SAY THE FUNDS BENEFIT EVERYBODY. WE DO THAT THROUGH RESEARCH, THROUGH PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND EDUCATION THAT WE OFFER. Lisa: LET’S TALK ABOUT ANOTHER UNIQUE ASPECT OF THE EVENT. Guest: WE OFFER TO ADULTS AND CHILDREN. IT WAS REALLY NEAT LAST YEAR. CAREGIVERS AS WELL. SOMETIMES YOU NEED A LITTLE EXTRA HELP. WE PUT THEM ALL ON THE LINE. THEY ARE STRONGER THAN CANCER. IT’S A NEAT OPENING CEREMONY. Millaine: STILL A CHANCE FOR PEOPLE TO GET INVOLVED IN THE POOL ITSELF? Guest: ABSOLUTELY. YOU CAN GO ON OUR WEBSITE PULLING TOGETHER GRP.ORG. I’M SURE YOU WILL POST THAT. Lisa: WE WILL. Guest: DEFINITELY. WE ARE WELCOMING TEAMS. IT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. IT IS FREE. WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO COME OUT FOR THE DAY. PLENTY OF FOOD AND BEVERAGES AND ACTIVITIES. WE ARE REALLY EXCITED. RAIN OR SHINE. Lisa: LET’S TALK ABOUT WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT PULLING A 94,000 POUND VEHICLE LIKE THAT? Guest: HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF IT HAPPENED BEFORE? Lisa: I HAVE NOT.

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