Yonkers, NY (PressExposure) July 15, 2011 -- Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway and 100.7 WHUD Radio are looking for the Tri-State area's funniest first responder! Brave local firefighters and police officers from across the region - from New York's five boroughs to Westchester and the Hudson Valley - who have what it takes to make people laugh are invited to sign up at WHUD.com with the chance to test their jokes and comedy skills - a new definition of bravery! Entries chosen will be contacted by the WHUD promotions staff.
Hosted by WHUD's Mike Bennett at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, the "Bravest vs. the Finest" will showcase selected participants who enter. Qualifying rounds will take place on August 11th, 18th, and 25th, and the Final showdown will be held on September 8th. Those Interested in competing should please contact Mike Bennett at 845-838-6009 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or log onto http://www.whud.com.
With a $5 donation at the door, all proceeds will benefit a September 11th charity. The winner will receive a donation to the charity in their name, a Yonkers Raceway harness race named in their honor, dinner at Empire Terrace Dining Room overlooking the track, and a booking at one of Empire City's future Comedy Nights!
100.7 WHUD will begin promoting the contest to listeners in mid-July; all contestants will be chosen before this time. The public is welcome to attend the qualifying rounds and final to root for participants.
Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway features: 5,300 slot machines, electronic roulette and video craps, dining in the Empire Terrace Restaurant, which overlooks the track for live harness racing, and Nonno's Trattoria for Italian cuisine, as well as a quick bite at the International Food Court and its wide-ranging menu. The multi-faceted Good Time Room is available for parties, benefits, weddings, and major events for up to 500.