Ed Bostic, Cindy Garrard and Joey Loudermilk are all raising money to help the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus.
And they're all trying to top each other to become the Maestro for a Moment, to conduct the orchestra on May 2.
The campaign kicked off on Feb. 6 during the orchestra's annual pops concert.
Bostic, a long-time radio disc jockey at Boomer 95.3, said he deserved to be the conductor because "I grew up poor, walked to school, uphill both ways, barefoot in the snow. My dream was to wave a stick and make people do what I want. Vote for me and make a poor boy's dream come true."
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Garrard, a pastor at St. Luke United Methodist Church, said, "I was chosen as a candidate for my connections to the big guy upstairs. Vote for me or your duck will go belly up and your radio station will go to all Zydeco music."
Loudermilk, an executive at Aflac, said, "It's not fair! I don't have a radio show or a direct line to heaven. I just work for a duck. I'm the underdog, so please vote for me."
Each vote is $1.
As of 8 p.m. tonight, here are the totals: Bostic, 382; Garrard, 575; Loudermilk, 536.