Mike Emhof Motorsports, (MEM) "Racing for Kids" stops at Williamson Elementary Sodus, NY June 30, 2003 -- Sodus based Mike Emhof Motorsports, Inc. made a stop at the Williamson Elementary school to present a "Racing for Kids" program for the...
Mike Emhof Motorsports, (MEM) "Racing for Kids" stops at Williamson Elementary
Sodus, NY June 30, 2003 -- Sodus based Mike Emhof Motorsports, Inc. made a stop at the Williamson Elementary school to present a "Racing for Kids" program for the 1st graders. As Mike Emhof put it, "We were able to get the youngsters racing into their summer vacation."
Williamson 1st grade educator, Mrs. Christie Graves, helped arrange the outing for the MEM "Racing for Kids" program which is made possible through sponsorship by Lessord Chrysler Products of Sodus.
The MEM "Racing for Kids" program, is designed to use the sport of automobile racing, one of the top spectator sports in the United States today, as an aid for teaching. Team members and teachers jointly develop a custom curriculum using some aspect of racing to teach a variety of age-appropriate topics.
The first graders from Mrs. Taft, Mrs. Ristaw, Mrs. Robusto, Ms Graham, Mrs. Barnes, Mrs. Lyons, and Mrs. Graves' classes all had a chance to participate in the activities. The topics of Reading, Math, and Shape recognition were discussed as how each of these subjects are required to make a racing program run smoothly. Also talked about during the program were the topics of team work, safety, and of course, racing. The children had an opportunity to talk with team members, Bob Clement, Eric Graves, and Mike Emhof as well as get up close and personal with one of the MEM racing Mini Sprint race cars. After touring the team hauler, the kids each received an autographed card with information and pictures of the cars and drivers. A question and answer session was held and the young minds had many wonderful questions for the MEM team members.
Mike Emhof Motorsports fields the cars of Mike Emhof and Bobby Sergeant on the Central New York Mini Sprint Tour throughout the Northeast. Sponsorship support comes from Professional Tire & Service of (Norwich, NY), Lessord Chrysler Products, Dan DeMarree Fruit Farms, Sergeant Farms, Stones Snow Sled's, Mikonna Properties, & Cinelli's Country House Restaurant, (all from Sodus, NY), Jim Maxon Motorsports (Chesapeake, VA), Appletown Gun Shop (Williamson, NY), Speedway Advertising (Hooksett, NH), TP Wings (Bloomington, IN),Tom Busch Race Engines (Bedford, IN), and Tony Cincinello of (Sodus, NY). Product Support sponsors for MEM are Leaf Racewear, Weld Wheels, Sway-A-Way, Bicknell Race Products, Northern Wayne Auto Center, Spectro Oil, Bill Morton Motorsports, FK Rod Ends, NAPA of Sodus, Michael Boone Signs, and Gater Racing News
For more information about Mike Emhof Motorsports, Inc. or their sponsors, visit their website at: www.mikeemhofmotorsports.com.