Whizzy, Geno's Steaks mascot, makes stop at Philly school

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Move over Gritty, there's another new Philadelphia mascot on the horizon and he's trying to stake his claim.

Meet Whizzy, a giant cheesesteak and the new mascot for Geno's Steaks.

On Tuesday morning, he rolled into the Easter-Seals School in West Philadelphia to visit children with special needs.

Some of the kids seemed to enjoy Whizzy's visit; others may have found him a bit cheesy.

But his appearance here a serious one to spread joy and a bit of money as Whizzy helped present a check to the Easter-Seals Foundation, America's largest non-profit health care organization.

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