If you’ve been watching NPT for the last week and half, you know we’re in the middle of our on-air March Membership Campaign. It takes a lot of food to fuel a typical drive. Often two to three weeks in length three or four times a year, the drives involve a cast of over two dozen people each night, including phone bank volunteers, camera operators, control room staff, producers, directors and on-air talent. Area restaurants typically — and very generously — donate food for the drives. Starting with this drive however, only two places will be providing the food, Whole Foods Market in Green Hills & Wild Oats in Cool Springs, which have agreed to be the station’s exclusive Membership Drive Food Partner. It’s a pretty big deal for one company (Whole Foods Market is the parent company for Wild Oats) to be our sole partner, and we’re extremely grateful and delighted.
Pictured above are Jolie Ayn Yockey, Marketing Team Leader for Whole Foods Market, with, standing, Miguel Otero, NPT volunteer coordinator and Nashville Scene Lust Lister, and Daniel Tidwell, NPT vice president of development and marketing. Photo by Erin McInnis / NPT.