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Catholic Connection – Nov 17, 2022 – Hour 1

Guest host Vanessa Denha Garmo speaks with Ed Weglarz about MIRA’s annual turkey drive where they are providing Thanksgiving dinners for 6,000 families.


Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 – Vanessa’s Monologue


Segment 3 & 4 – Despite Shortages and Costs, Midwest Independent Retailers Association (MIRA) set to distribute more than 4,000 Turkeys to Families in Need down from 5,000 Pre-Pandemic
“This is the 42nd Year the Midwest Independent Retailers Association (MIRA) and Midwest Independent Retailer Foundation (MIRF) will be hosting its annual Turkey Drive in November.  The Turkey Drive in Ohio is being held in the Cleveland area on Thursday November 17 and in Detroit at Motown Snacks on November 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 8341 Lyndon St, Detroit, MI 48238. Cars line up starting at 9 a.m. Every year, the Midwest Independent Retailers Foundation (MIRF) Turkey Drive Committee pledges to put a turkey on the Thanksgiving table of more than 6,000 families throughout Michigan, Ohio and Illinois that may not otherwise enjoy this special meal.”

Ed Weglarz is President and CEO of the Midwest Independent Retailers Association (MIRA).






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