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WCSX Promotes JJ & Lynne's Stone Soup GTO Kids Leukemia Fundraiser

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1965 Pontiac GTO (photo courtesy Deals'on Wheels)

A GTO It Is!

JJ & Lynne's Stone Soup Project(tm)

Decide On Classic Car

(Detroit, Mich.-January 28, 2005) . . . WCSX's Morning Show hosts Jim Johnson (JJ) & Lynne Woodison announced that the 3rd Annual Stone Soup Project car will be a 1965 GTO convertible.

JJ & Lynne's Stone Soup Project was inspired by a fable wherein everyone throws something in the pot to make a great meal. The JJ & Lynne Stone Soup Project will harness the generosity, expertise and ingenuity of WCSX listeners from around the Detroit area to rebuild a 1965 GTO from the ground up to raise money for The Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan. In its first two years, the project raised over $350,000 by rebuilding and raffling a 1967 Mustang and a 1970 Hemi Road Runner.

WCSX listener Jeff Golota of Novi got the ball rolling when he donated the shell of the car that will become JJ & Lynne's Stone Soup GTO....affectionately referred to as a "Goat" by fans the world over. Golota had purchased the car in 1982 with hopes of restoring it, but then came marriage, children and starting a business. For the last nine years the car has sat in a semi trailer. One of Golota's employees, Dale Spurlock, suggested that he donate it to the project and so begins the journey of JJ & Lynne's Stone Soup GTO! (see photos of the donated car at

With the help of many WCSX listeners, as well as companies who will donate parts, the JJ & Lynne Stone Soup Project now begins the task of putting together in months what it would take most people years to do.

Interested in volunteering your time and energy to the project? Contact JJ & Lynne at

Everyone is invited to follow the progress of the '65 GTO by listening to JJ & Lynne weekday mornings from 5am to 9am on 94.7 WCSX, attending any of The JJ & Lynne Stone Soup Project meetings or visiting the WCSX web site at

94.7 WCSX, Detroit's Classic Rock Station is part of the Greater Media Inc., who own and operate station clusters in Detroit, Boston, Philadelphia and Central New Jersey.