Aug 28, 2013|
Don Block, president of NorthEast Electrical Distributors, joined Joe & Dave in the booth during the telethon. NorthEast hosted a Jimmy Fund fundraiser recently with Mikey Adams.
Listen to some of the highlights from Day 2 of the 12th annual Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon. Thank you for your support
Mikey and Joe talk with Lisa Scherber, the Director of Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center and VP/GM of WEEI Jeff Brown. Lisa and Jeff worked together to make this year's Jimmy Fund Telethon a rousing success. The final number raised surpassed last years total. Lisa speaks to her interactions with the children and the amazing feeling the entire event brings.
Mikey and Joe talk with Dr. Andrew Place, Pediatric Oncologist and Associate Director of Developmental Therapeutics at Dana-Farber, about the success of the program, and their aspirations to continually improve. Dr. Place talks about the challenges that he and his colleagues face regarding the treatment of adults and children with blood and other types of cancer.
Former Red Sox and Current Baltimore Oriole General Manager Dan Duquette talks with Mikey and Joe about his efforts and contributions to the Jimmy Fund telethon and his experiences during his tenure in Boston.
Automatically Generated Transcript (may not be 100% accurate)
Delighted to be joined by Don block the president of northeast electrical distributors they're based in Brockton but they're all over New England in all six states. Don Willis tonight talk Jimmy Fund and the red such as he is a lifelong. Red Sox fan. First pitch on the way to betterment lefty hitters on the outside corner for strike thanks for being -- you're one of those guys we don't have to mention what the Jimmy Fund is you know it's in your blood. That's truly gave all of the employees -- northeast really support to confront. VO one pitch on the way swing and it's -- -- be put filed on the right field line and totally out of Fenway right over the -- and -- section down there. You talk about what northeast electrical distributors is done so far -- be the Jimmy Fund. Right -- We. We've really raise some money for the Jimmy -- we had Mikey Adams down. Last week for advice for a -- -- we kick off and it's a handful. Gloria pulled -- going to bounding ball file that's the first. At the crux of high energy did he always did you have any yet -- it's a little limitation that the group. Pop up only heard on last night and a dog demand to date set it up. But it's great as he does the best joke yesterday did that I ever. The best bar none. 02 on the winning way again and missed a breaking ball in the dirt the tag by salty and that -- that goes down on strikes up most of them on form. Close the last group of last week promoting a Project Green lights which we. Provide energy lighting for one lucky K through twelve public school in the -- we'll have 50000 dollar reward. To 50000 dollar green energy makeovers. To great project. Great idea. Where to go on the Project Green lights that come with the when he information. Kicking off in September school gets under way. First -- on the way to Robertson that hits the outside corner for a called strike and and I imagine what you employees. You know everywhere it's so easy to get behind -- from Korea Waverly in particular. No one coming Roberts wings lions a base hit into left field he has taken ball four in the third inning he's on for the second time in this room. We have several employees who are really affected by cancer right now and -- all of our employees -- get behind the that is is it's just the truth that all of us have stories like that. That family members were dear friends. Who have been in some way shape or form. Not involved in the fight against cancer. -- I'm like -- fighting cancer right now. Nate McLouth will step in on the left side he's Donald for two tonight. Runner at first base top half of the fifth inning Red Sox down two to one of the Orioles and Lackey tossing over the first base and back in the runner. And enjoying our visit with president Don block of northeast electrical. Distributors how many times you may get out of the ballpark every year for a dozen or so. Become a lot time doing it idealists and all the time -- Red -- radio every night. John has his nephew Mikey here as well. He's in the appropriate dress pitch down low for ball is in -- doctors and was another good number on the back -- Most Jacoby Ellsbury in Iran like him he can't empathetic -- a on an old account one on and one out. Here in the fifth inning I told continues to go higher in higher we've gone over two and a half million. In donations for the WEEI -- Jimmy Fund radio telethon. In the final hours now it's one on a high fly to left center Jacoby Ellsbury moving to his right he's under and in reality makes the catch. For out number two. But you really liking this. Wolf -- by the way. I love it I think both the New England loves it appears to the last couple years -- -- -- -- First -- make over you know play bills like another club was backed up and in to Fenway Park if you don't it's not the same team that's for sure. You know I didn't want to mention though my dad was suffering with cancer. 87 years old World War II veteran served on the USS Topeka. And he's a great baseball fans while. What's his name help block. That's wishes to Harold. Indeed Virginia for a called strike. 87 years old World War II veteran. He was one of those fellows left high school to a list. Finished up with a team he would get back. We owe them so much the over the first base and back and -- -- Roberts on the dive but you also break and get a chance to go to Pearl Harbor. And the visit that site such a somber so it's beautiful. Great place to every American should -- you haven't been there but I will get -- 01 pitch one on popped into right field in victory -- will move to his right he's underneath. And makes the can extra time decides -- thanks so much for being -- They like they give you refunds well thank you pick it on behalf of all the employees -- northeast and good luck to your dad as well. Things we go the last out of that inning two to one Baltimore here in the Shaw's WEEI Red Sox radio network.
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