Patrick Nolan & Emily Dishnow gear up for MDA Show of Strength

Patrick Nolan & Emily Dishnow gear up for MDA Show of Strength

CREATED Sep 1, 2012

 WFTX - Fox 4 anchors Patrick Nolan and Emily Dishnow will host this year's MDA Show of Strength on Fox 4 Sunday night, September 2nd.

The program begins at 8pm and goes until 11pm.

Patrick first began hosting the program - formerly known as the MDA Labor Day Telethon - in 2003.

The MDA Show of Strength will be go back and forth between a national broadcast in Las Vegas and a local one orgininating from the Fox 4 studios in Cape Coral.

The Las Vegas portion will feature top notch entertainment.

The Southwest Florida portion will allow viewers to meet some of the Southwest Florida families who receive services through the MDA.

The program will also feature Patrick hosting part of the telethon from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Naples.

If you'd like to make a donation, you can call 1-800-FIGHT-MD orstop by the Hilton Garden Inn in Fort Myers on September 19th around lunchtime. 

MDA is holding at "Lock-Up" there at that time. "Jailbirds" are "arrested" and must call family and friends to donate to MDA so they can post their "bail."