Rush Limbaugh is coming to Joplin Monday, July 4, and he is bringing iced tea.
KZRG announced this morning that the syndicated radio talk show host, who is aired weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 1310 AM and 102.9 FM.
According to the station's news release, Limbaugh announced on KZRG that "his company Two if by Tea will be driving a refrigerated truck full of ice tea into Landreth Park for Joplin's 4th of July celebration. Rush told News Talk KZRG as a bonus he will also be visiting. He will join News Talk KZRG on stage that evening and address the crowd. Over 3,000 entries were received but Rush said the decision was clear.It had to be Joplin."
The Two if By Tea contest is described this way on Limbaugh's website:
If you think your town's 4th of July celebration is the best place for Rush to send his truck full of Two If By Tea™, we want to hear from you. Just fill out the form below to nominate your town's 4th of July celebration. The winning town will receive a truck full of cold Two If By Tea™ to be given away to you and your happy neighbors. The truck will be chilled and stocked in all 4 flavors: Original Sweet Tea, Diet Original Tea, Raspberry Tea, and Diet Raspberry Tea!
As you know, Two If By Tea™ is all about celebrating the history of the United States of America. So we want to know, what makes your town a true symbol of American pride? Please give us details of your town's history and why the 4th of July is extra special to your area. Simply fill out the form below with as much information as possible to enter your town in the contest. Entries must be submitted by June 29th at 6:00pm Eastern Time (EST). Your nomination will be studied and the winning town will be announced live on the Rush Limbaugh Show, July 1, 2011.