Operation: Sound Off! has pulled out all the stops in their effort to drive votes for their chance at a $250K Pepsi Refresh Grant. They're beginning to show a quicker climb towards the top of their category, but still have a long way to go.
"We broke the 200 mark this morning," shared OSO co-founder, Scotty Huff. "We've had a wonderful response from people. Many of whom are voting everyday. We hate to pester people by emailing, texting, and Tweeting everyday. Actually, nobody seems to mind. Once they realize how valuable this project is and how far reaching the opportunities can be, they don't seem to mind lending a vote."
Music producer and co-founder of Operation: Sound Off! (OSO), Scotty Huff, was invited to chat on-air with morning show host and Q106 program director, JR Mitchell, this morning.
"It was so great of JR to have me on to talk about OSO and encourage his listeners to go to www.refresheverything.com/operationsoundoff and vote for us to recieve a Pesi Refresh grant," shared Huff. "The only thing really holding us back right now is funding. This Pepsi grant would allow us to help so many more military musicians record their music and share their stories with the world."
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OSO founders, Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds are very pleased with the response so far to their need for Pepsi Refresh votes. However, they fear their slow rise towards the #1 position is a bit too slow if they wish to reach the top by the end of the month.
Huff elaborated in a recent interview:
"We appreciate everyone who has been voting, especially those voting daily, for this wonderful project. We simply need to reach more people and encourage them to vote. We hope everyone understands how beneficial this project will be, not only to the military musicians we work with, but to everyone who experiences their music and their stories. There are many wonderful military causes that all deserve support, but very few of them are this far reaching. Just one song from a fellow Marine can be the inspiration for a wounded warrior to 'keep on' through their physical therapy. One song from a fellow soldier can be all that a victim of PTSD needs to hear to know he's not alone. The concert tours and the television production we're developing bring these stories and this music to the world, which will encourage more support of our brave men and women in uniform. And at the very least, it'll give these talented heroes a boost into a music career or simply a chance to leave the stress of their duties behind for a while and live a dream. I think they've earned that. But, like everything else, it takes money to do all this. This Pepsi Refresh Grant will be a real good start."