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Joey Prusak (right) with Mike Rowe in November 2013
March 3, 1994
Hopkins, Minnesota, U.S.
|Occupation||Manager at Hopkins Mainstreet Dairy Queen|
Joseph Prusak (born March 3, 1994) is a manager at the Hopkins Mainstreet Dairy Queen in Hopkins, Minnesota. He gained national attention after standing up for a blind man who had $20 stolen from him. Prusak has since been on many TV shows, including on The Queen Latifah Show. Warren Buffet personally invited Prusak to attend the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. He was also invited by NASCAR and Kevin Harvick to the 2014 Daytona 500.
Prusak was born in Hopkins and attended Hopkins High School. He began working at the Hopkins Mainstreet Dairy Queen in the spring of 2008 at the age of 14 years old. In 2012, he graduated from high school and became the manager of his local Dairy Queen.
He appeared on Glenn Beck's radio show on September 17, 2013, Prusak also appeared on The Queen Latifah Show on October 2, 2013, followed by appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, and CNN.[no citations needed here] On November 13, Prusak was in Dallas, TX and made an appearance on The Glenn Beck Show. Beck stated the following day that Prusak would be shadowing him for the day. While on the set of the show he met Mike Rowe, Andy Andrews, and Pat Gray.
- "MN Dairy Queen worker's actions earn him royal treatment". KARE. 2013-09-20. http://www.kare11.com/news/article/1039589/391/MN-Dairy-Queen-managers-good-deed-goes-global. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "Warren Buffett Invites Joey Prusak, Good Samaritan Dairy Queen Employee, To Shareholders Meeting". Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/23/joey-prusak-warren-buffet-_n_3977043.html. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "Warren Buffett Invites Good Deed Dairy Queen Teen to Shareholders Meeting". ABC News. 2013-09-20. http://abcnews.go.com/US/warren-buffett-invites-good-deed-dairy-queen-teen/story?id=20320838. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "NASCAR Queen Latifah notices NASCAR fan's good deed". NASCAR.com. http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/blogs/Off-Track/queen-latifah-notices-nascar-fans-good-deed-daytona-500-kevin-harvick-dairy-queen.html. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "Teenage Good Samaritan Joey Prusak rewarded with trip to Daytona 500". SB Nation. http://www.sbnation.com/nascar/2013/10/2/4793638/dairy-queen-joey-prusak-nascar-daytona-500. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "9-17-13 Glenn Beck Radio: Joe Prusak". YouTube. 2013-09-24. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD_-ygcbuh8. Retrieved 2013-12-12.
- "Dairy Queen Hero on The Queen Latifah Show". YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg6BilKcr0M. Retrieved 2013-12-12.