Press Release For Immediate Release
Contact: Sundy J Muse-Morton, Director of Recruiting & Marketing April 6, 2007
Truckers Raise Over $9,000 for
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
The 1 st Annual O&S Truckers’ Challenge benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Ozarks is in the books. The event was held as part of the BBBS signature fund raising event, Bowl For Kids’ Sake, on St Patrick’s Day at Battlefield Lanes in Springfield, MO. Twenty-one teams made up the challenge. Between participation donations, lane sponsorships, t-shirt sponsorships and giveaway prizes, the Challenge brought in approximately $9.350 which helped in reaching the Bowl for Kids’ Sake record setting total of $75,641.15.
The highest scoring team of the event, The Primates from Prime, Inc. won the Truckers Challenge Traveling Trophy and bragging rights for the year. M&M Truck Sales won the trophy in the Vendor Division and Ms. Whitney Creson of TCSI/Transland won the Top Fundraiser trophy, which featured a Good Stuff model truck. The Pin Violators from O&S Trucking, Inc. brought home the First Aid Kit for being the lowest scoring team. In the tradition of the Bowl for Kids’ Sake event, door prizes and contest prizes were handed out all afternoon.
Participation was as follows: Carrier teams Vendor teams (1 team each)
RBX (1) Cross Midwest Tire
TCSI/Transland (3) Fabick Caterpillar
APT (1) Peterbilt of Spfd
Steelman (1) MHC Kenworth
Prime (2) M&M Truck Sales
ABF (2) Spfd Brake
Other contributing companies and their efforts are:
Giveaways Lane Sponsorship T-shirt Sponsorship
Advertising Plus Goodman Baker Insurance O&S Trucking, Inc.
Ozark Technical College Midway Ford Truck Center Peterbilt of Spfd
O'Reilly's Cross Midwest Tire MHC Kenworth
State Farm Insurance Truck Sign Design
Indianapolis Star AON Truck Group
Prime, Inc. Volvo Mac of Spfd
KT Clinic donated the First Aid Kit awarded to the lowest scoring team
3M donated the Truckers’ Challenge Traveling Trophy
O & S Trucking, Inc. is an employee-owned, full service truck line based in Springfield, MO. The company hauls dry and temperature-controlled freight. The corporate fleet is comprised of Independent Contractors, including a Lease Purchase division and company owned equipment.