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Bobby Rich Hosts The BBB Torch Awards

The Drive’s Bobby Rich will host the 2020 Better Business Bureau Torch Awards on Thursday, June 18. This virtual awards ceremony, produced by Audio Video Management, honors our community’s ethical business practices. All ticket holders for this virtual celebration will receive a Vero Amore gift card and champagne. To order your tickets or a table for the event, visit BBB.org/tucsontorch. See you online!
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We Celebrated Local Caregivers At The First Care-A-Thon

(June 8, 2020) TUCSON — The Drive joined with TMC HealthCare to pay tribute to some of the people who make our community better at the first ever Care-A-Thon, held on Saturday at The Core at La Encantada. Bobby Rich, Hill Bailey, Ken Carr, Mikey Esparza, Maria Mendez and Jason Crane teamed up for a day of broadcasting, interviews, laughter, tears, and the presentation of thousands of dollars worth of checks to several community organizations. Throughout the day, on-air guests told stories of caring, hope and love that were truly moving. Dan Bittner talked about inventing an intubation box for...
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TMC Healthcare & The Drive Partner For Care-A-Thon On June 6

Who’s putting the care in health care? TMC Healthcare and The Drive! We’re doing it to recognize and support the organizations that care for Tucson during this pandemic. We’ll celebrate TMC’s own healthcare heroes, along with key partners like the Community Food Bank, Emerge, Pima Council On Aging, Youth On Their Own and Interfaith Community Services. Listen live and online to be inspired. Tucson’s first-ever Care-A-Thon! Saturday, June 6, from 10:00 AM-4:00 PM. Details at tmcaz.com/Careathon.
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The Drive Listeners Donate More Than $40,000 To Feed Front-Line Workers

The Drive launched a fundraiser on March 27, 2020, called “Drive Thru For Tucson’s Frontline.” The idea, hatched by morning show co-host Hill Bailey, was simple: Ask Tucsonans to donate money that would be used to purchase food from local restaurants for local front-line workers, all of whom are deeply impacted by the pandemic. The station set an ambitious goal and the people of Tucson responded, donating more than $40,000 to the cause. In the weeks since the fundraiser began, The Drive has delivered meals to healthcare workers, firefighters and police officers all over Tucson. We couldn’t have done it...
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