September 26, 2008 – MilitaryConnection.com, a “portal of all things military” and a corporate member of the Defense Department’s America Supports You program is pleased to be airing a Webathon that will raise funds for the Bob Hope USO. The Webathon will take place this Wednesday, October 1st from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
MilitaryConnection.com is proud to be joining forces with several of the premier CBS Southern California radio stations including KRTH-FM (K-Earth 101), KTWV-FM (94.7 The WAVE), KLSX-FM (91.7 Free FM), KFWB-AM (News 980) and KNX-AM (News 1070). In addition to MilitaryConnection.com, the event will be live on Newsblaze.com, TalkingWithHeroes.com and RealMilitaryFlix.com and will be powered by Stickam.com.
The Webathon will be hosted by K-Earth 101’s morning show personality Gary Bryan, and will feature other CBS Radio stars such as Lisa Stanley, “Shotgun Tom” Kelly, Leo Quinones, Adam Carolla, Brian McKnight, Pat Prescott and many others.
There will also be a golf tournament where the Webathon will be broadcast live from the beautiful Trump National Golf Club along California’s beautiful coastline. This year’s Honorary Chairman and Celebrity Host will be Joe Mantegna, star of CBS Television’s “Criminal Minds.” Mantegna will receive the Bob Hope “Thanks for the Memory” award at the event’s awards program for his dedication to the morale support of American troops. Dozens of celebrities from film, Television, radio and stage will participate in this annual fund-raising tournament.
Debbie Gregory, CEO of Military Connection said, “It is our privilege and honor to assist an exemplary organization such as the Bob Hope USO that provides a “home away from home” for servicemembers and their families.” Debbie added, “I invite everyone to watch this webathon on MilitaryConnection.com and to make donations to the Bob Hope USO.”
Donations can be made by calling 1-800-USO-8454.