Teachers need? The Winston-Salem / Forsyth County schools human resources webpage showing around 60 teaching positions are still available (as of Tuesday). Contact info: http://wsfcs.k12.nc.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=402
Actor Jim Caviezel firmly believes that his new film “When the Game Stands Tall,” which centers on a legendary football coach (Bob Ladouceur) who led the De La Salle High Spartans to 151 straight victories, will show audiences the power of redemption and “the importance of role models.”
**The movie opens this Thursday around the Triad (nationwide on Friday)
“Way Back Wednesday”: Mellow Mushroom is celebrating 40 years TODAY …with ’Original Pricing’ from 1974… Small Cheese Pizza only $2.50. Coca-Cola products for 30 cents…
FYI: Mellow Mushroom started in Atlanta in 1974. www.mellowmushroom.com
Hanesbrands Annual Sample Sale – Location: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Education Building
FREE ADMISSION AND FREE PARKING AT GATE 5 (OFF DEACON BLVD)
*Nearly 16 truckloads of underwear and active wear will be available for purchase
The sale runs through Saturday (Aug23) http://wsfairgrounds.com/ai1ec_event/hanesbrands-3-2/
Free Event: Planning a wedding? Paul J Ciener Botanical Gardens in Kernersville is hosting a ‘Mock Wedding and Reception event’ from 4 – 6pm this Sunday (Aug 24). Free with an RSVP http://goo.gl/c3zuGO
Call Kristen Jones, Director of Special Events, at (336) 996-7888. email firstname.lastname@example.org to rsvp
Top seed John Isner rolling to an easy win last night at the Winston-Salem Open Pro-Tennis event. Isner, a native of Greensboro and fan favorite, plays again Wednesday night. The WS Open continues thru Saturday. http://www.winstonsalemopen.com/
A two-year research project from the Barna Group asked pastors across the country how they measure the success of their churches? Most pastors look to five factors: “attendance, giving, number of programs, number of staff and square footage.” http://goo.gl/jUw9D5
Source: “Today’s Issues” American Family Radio
The Educator Warehouse is a place where teachers in Forsyth County can “shop” among thousands of new and gently-used donated items for use in their classrooms. Donations come from local businesses, organizations, and individuals. To donate or volunteer go to http://wsfcs.k12.nc.us/warehouse
BTW: The Educator Warehouse is open… Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:30 PM on school days
And the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9:00 – 11:00 AM from late August to mid-May. Location: Diggs-Latham Elementary School in Winston-Salem
More unrest overnight in Ferguson, Missouri (NW of St Louis), where mobs have been rioting for more than a week over the shooting death of a black teen by a police officer… But did you see that ‘sign’ carried by a protester in Ferguson declaring the presence of the Islamic State, or ISIS, is being seen as an act of intimidation. According to Islam expert, Robert Spencer with Jihad Watch, the sign, which says, “ISIS (is) Here,” is definitely in line with photos of the Islamic State flag being taken in front of the White House and other US landmarks.” FYI: The objective of Islamic State is to ‘strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah’ (Quran 8:60). Jihad Watch website website monitors Islamic jihad worldwide
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2014/08/isis-terrorists-were-here-in-ferguson/#zKhTHowZVsgKzC0v.99
A newly-released video shows the beheading of an American journalist by Islamic State militants. FOX NEWS reporting that James Foley (age 40) was a freelance journalist that vanished in Syria back in Nov 2012. The terror group, formerly known as ISIS, is pressuring the US to stop military strikes in Iraq.
Are you sabotaging your own workout?
If you’ve been working out for eight plus weeks and haven’t started to reap the benefits yet, there’s a good chance that one or more of these silent setbacks has found its way into your fitness regimen. Common culprits hurting your workout…
Not eating enough – If you want to build muscle, you need to take in more fuel.
Also, to lose weight, you need the right kind of fuel…
*Not sleeping enough – Certain hormones, which help us build muscle and burn
fat, are active when we sleep and not active when we are awake.
Bottom Line: Be aware of bad habits and eliminate those bad habits. http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/18/health/dailyburn-sabotage-workout/index.html?hpt=he_c1
Nine year old CJ Burford, from Walkertown, is gearing up for his bike ride across America. The ride (from California to Florida) starts September 1st. CJ will be raising money for the National Children’s Cancer Society. Pray, partner and donate at http://lovefar.org/crosscountry2014.html WBFJ Radio
**CJ and (mom) Katie stopped by the WBFJ Morning Show on Monday to give us an update.
EARLY taste of Fall? While Autumn doesn’t officially start until late September,
Starbucks is bringing back its Pumpkin Spice Latte NEXT Monday (Aug 25)
FYI: Too hot outside, you can always get it ‘iced’… http://goo.gl/NyDwFl
Big Announcement: WBFJ artists at the Dixie Classic Fair
Colton Dixon + Jamie Grace at the grandstand on Wednesday, October 8th
The Dixie Classic Fair runs October 03 – 12, 2014 http://www.dcfair.com/