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When I got the announcement that Nick Cannon was going to be in Fort Lauderdale with Tony’s show car I was more than happy to blog about it because not only is it Tony Stewart related (because hello- show car) and that there was a special guest at this show car appearance (Nick Cannon! Yes I watch AGT- shut up.) but my regular readers know I am a HUGE supporter of the Office Depot Foundation National Backpack Program and not just because it’s something that Tony Stewart supports. I am supportive because I love the fact that kids who need supplies to help them succeed in school are getting them. What a confidence builder to them to say here are the tools to help you make the most of your education. It’s that simple. But I digress. I got the PR announcement about the event and I kiddingly wrote back that  I would “love to see a picture of Nick Cannon with Tony’s show car” I think I even said I would be very “impressed” if my contact could make it happen. I wasn’t serious..I was trying to make a very busy person smile at the thought.  I REALLY WAS KIDDING PEOPLE…yet if you scroll down? There it be people- there it be. Now I am not saying that this picture was take only because I asked for it- more than likely there was other need for it…but the fact that it was taken tickles me pink. And if I WAS the reason the picture was taken? Well I apologize to Nick Cannon- but I am still posting it because I am still tickled pink.

Before we get right to the picture I want to share some information about the event to go along with the photo: Award-winning actor, comedian and “America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon took a moment to check out three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ champion Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevy Impala on Thursday, August 16, 2012, during a special “Back-To-School Celebration” at an Office Depot store in Fort Lauderdale. Cannon joined the Office Depot Foundation to help donate 10,000 colorful new sackpacks to deserving children served by local organizations, schools and agencies in Greater Fort Lauderdale and Broward County. By the end of 2012, the Office Depot Foundation will have helped more than 2.9 million children since launching its National Backpack Program in 2001.

Are you ready for it?

Ok here it is:

(Photo Credit: Alex Gort)

It’s even MORE awesome because it’s the Back-To-School paint scheme that Tony’s car is sporting (my favorite of his Back-To-School paint schemes to date) and the tires are the Support Our Troops Goodyears.  See…this picture is ALL kinds of awesome wrapped up in one little picture (or bigger picture if you click on it). It would only be better if Nick Cannon was holding a sign that said For BadGroove.com. I am nearly giddy at the thought…then again- it’s the little things that make my day!

By the way- I still think my idea of teaming up Nick Cannon and Tony Stewart for an Office Depot commercial is good. I even have the commercial in my head.  All I will say is that it’s Nick and Tony in an Office Depot around the holidays and that the Teddy B. Caring bear is involved. Think about it- it could be comedic gold right there.

Tony Stewart’s Show car decided to go on a little vacation to Florida (can you blame it? It got tired seeing all the sprint racing Tony’s been doing and needed to take a rest just thinking about it)!

Yes you heard it here- Tony Stewart’s show call will be at the Office Depot located at 6325 N. Andrews Ave in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  It will be there starting at 10:00 am local time tomorrow August 16th 2012. The Office Depot Foundation will be presenting sackpacks of school supplies to local non-profit agencies serving the area’s local children (sackpacks are NOT available to the public-sorry).  And there WILL be a special guest- Nick Cannon (from America’s Got Talent) who will be preforming with his band 4Count. So try to stop by in Fort Lauderdale!

Total side note- so you have all seen the Depot Time Tony Stewart commercial. There is a similar Nick Cannon commerical too (sorry couldn’t find a link to that one).  I think they need to do one with both Tony AND Nick Cannon- that would be hilarious.