Thursday, November 29, 2012

[172] 'MTSU On the Record' spreads tidings of comfort and joy to armed forces

FOR RELEASE: Nov. 21, 2012
EDITORIAL CONTACT: Gina Logue, 615-898-5081,

MURFREESBORO — Sending holiday cheer to American military personnel is the focus of the next “MTSU On the Record” on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Lee Ann Newton, executive aide of MTSU’s STEM Education Center and creator of “Operation Christmas Care,” will air at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, and 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.

Now in its sixth year, Newton’s charity has sent more than 60,000 holiday greeting cards to U.S. service members recovering from wartime injuries.

This year’s goal is 200,000 cards. The deadline to contribute is Pearl Harbor Day, Friday, Dec. 7.

Collection boxes are located around the MTSU campus and in Murfreesboro at Linebaugh Public Library, Bob Parks Realty, the DoubleTree Hotel and WGNS Radio. For a complete list and more information, go to

To listen to previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to the “Audio Clips” archives at
For more information about “MTSU On the Record,” contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.

MTSU is committed to developing a community devoted to learning, growth, and service. We hold these values dear, and there’s a simple phrase that conveys them:  “I am True Blue.” Learn more at For MTSU news anytime, visit

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