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33rd Annual Kenny Rogers Children's Center Telethon

The Kenny Rogers Children's Center is gearing up for their 33rd Annual Telethon. The Kenny Rogers Children's Center is gearing up for their 33rd Annual Telethon.
The two-day telethon beginning on Saturday, March 16th allows the center to serve more than 400 kids in the community. The two-day telethon beginning on Saturday, March 16th allows the center to serve more than 400 kids in the community.
The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday, March 16th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday, March 16th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Easter pictures will be taken on Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Easter pictures will be taken on Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) -

The Kenny Rogers Children's Center is gearing up for their 33rd Annual Telethon.

The two-day telethon beginning on Saturday, March 16th allows the center to serve more than 400 kids in the community.

"You know every year in January when we really start working," Executive Director Michelle Fayette said. "It's like oh my God it's telethon time again but actually when it comes down to this week it is my favorite week of the year."

 Here's a list of the emcee schedule:

EMCEE SCHEDULE – 2013 SATURDAY

Time

Emcee

9 am – 11 am

Steve McPheeters

C.J. Cruze

Carly O'Keefe

11 am – 1 pm

Mike Helms

Jennifer Johnson Smith

Holly Brantley

1 pm – 3 pm

C.J. Cruze

Tyler Profilet

3 pm – 5 pm

Christy Hendricks

Jennifer Johnson Smith

Mike Wilson

5 pm – 6:30 pm

Mike Helms

Laura Whittington

Jason Davis

6:30 pm – 9 pm

C.J. Cruze - TELETHON IDOL

SUNDAY

Time

Emcee

9 am – 10 am

David & Harriett Craig

10 am – 1 pm

C.J. Cruze

Mike Helms

Christy Millweard *11am-1pm

1 pm – 3 pm

Jason Davis

Mike Wilson

Stephanie Byars

3 pm – 5 pm

Steve McPheeters

C.J. Cruze

Todd Tumminia

 

Here's when events are taking place:

2013 Events

Telethon Idol

5K

Zumbathon 

Dog Show

Silent Auction

Pancake Breakfast and Fish Fry tickets are for sale at the Center.  Call Christy at 573-472-0397 for more information.

The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday, March 16th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Easter pictures will be taken on Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

You will be able to watch this year's Telethon live on the following channels:

Charter Channel 11
SEMO Communications Channel 12

The Telethon will be also be streamed live on the Kenny Rogers Center's website and facebook page.

Copyright 2013 KFVS. All rights reserved.

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