Grand Ledge man works to push 1 million shopping carts

Published: Jul. 20, 2022 at 5:37 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 21, 2022 at 10:07 AM EDT
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GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (WILX) - David Esch has worked at the Meijer in Grand Ledge for more than a dozen years.

He pushes carts five days a week averaging around 440 carts a day. As of June 16, he has pushed 990,177 carts.

At that pace, he should be pushing cart number 1,000,000 sometime the week of July 25. All carts have been pushed at the Grand Ledge Meijer, where he has worked since August 2008.

Shaheen, Meijer, Sparty, and the community came out to celebrate as he reaches his goal. The new MSU hockey coach came out to surprise Dave as well.

More information about Shaheen is available on

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