Bush Hog presents check to Joy to Life foundation

Published 5:44 pm Thursday, February 21, 2019

Selma company, Bush Hog, Inc. presented a $10,000 check to the Joy to Life foundation on Wednesday, February 19.

The Joy to Life Foundation, headquartered in Montgomery, is a not-for-profit organization with the mission of providing mammograms and other breast cancer screenings and testing for underserved women throughout the state.

Bush Hog raised the $10,000 awarded to the foundation by raffling off a special pink edition of their popular ZT mower.

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The special edition mower was displayed at farming equipment shows across the country. For $10, spectators could purchase a ticket earning them a chance to win the bright pink ZT mower.

“We are proud to work with a fellow Alabama organization in this critical cause,” said Bush Hog Inc. President, Jerry Worthington. “Breast cancer has impacted the lives of our families and our Bush Hog family. Every life that can be saved by early detection and treatment is a blessing.”

2018’s winner of the contest was Monica Short, a high-school student from Geneseo, Kansas. Short’s name was drawn at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia in October, which is breast cancer awareness month.

Short Purchased the ticket to support a relative with breast cancer. After being declared the winner of the contest, she gifted the mower to her parents.

Those interested in making a donation to the Joy to Life foundation and registering to win a pink ZT mower this October can visit www.shopbushhoggear.com and click on the “Joy to Life Tickets” link. More information on the Joy to Life foundation is available at joytolifefoundation.org.