Smoke On The Water: Reeling It In For The Office Depot FoundationPosted by in General
It’s no secret that Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart are not only avid outdoors men but love casting a line when given the opportunity. Being the fairly competitive people I can only believe they are since they race cars for a living, can you imagine what you get when you throw the both of them in a lake for a charity fishing competition. That is exactly what both drivers were doing yesterday- they were fishing for charity at Lake Okeechobee in Florida for the Office Depot Foundation Charity Fishing Tournament.
Doesn’t it look like Tony was having a GREAT time? Sounds like he did:
“I had a great time fishing and all for a great cause,” Stewart said. “I’ve had a chance to work with the Office Depot Foundation on its National Backpack Program for the past two years, and it’s one of the most rewarding things I do. The National Backpack Program makes a real difference in the lives of kids who might not otherwise be able to go back to school with the tools they need to succeed. It’s pretty amazing to see their faces light up when they get a new backpack.”
The money raised from the tournament will be used to support the Office Depot Foundation’s mission to support the quality of life for children, strengthen communities, encourage economic growth and empower schools and non-profit organizations.
“Unfortunately, I have to say Ryan. I think I’m good, but whenever I fish with Ryan, he always seems to do better. He’s pulling in fish after fish and I’ve got nothing.”
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