News for Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Today is Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A

Dress as a cow (use your imagination) and get a FREE entrée at participating Chick-Fil-A locations (through 7pm this evening)  www.chick-fil-a.com/Cow-Appreciation-Day

 

Rescue efforts continue for a 3rd day from that flooded cave complex in northern Thailand. 

www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2018/july/thailand-rescuers-racing-the-rain-4-more-boys-saved-as-monsoon-threatens

  

President Trump nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his ’pick’ to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.   But is he conservative enough…

http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/politics/2018/july/trump-makes-his-supreme-court-pick-watch-news-faith-nation-coverage

 

Yadkin County commissioners have created a scholarship program called Yadkin Guarantee to cover college costs (not covered by financial aid or scholarships) for students in their county.   The program will also cover up to $750 per student for books each semester.  The deadline to register for fall classes is Aug. 3. Classes start Aug. 15.

https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/free-community-college-available-for-new-yadkin-grads/article_fbfbf9a5-5368-5f45-9cff-e1753e4f0593.html

Filling the Toys ‘R’ Us void.  Party City plans to open 50 pop-up ‘Toy City’ toy stores throughout the country from September through the holiday-shopping season.   https://www.foxbusiness.com/features/party-city-looks-to-become-the-next-toys-r-us

 

Voting continues to name High Point’s new professional baseball team.

The three finalists: The Rockers…The Splinters… the Dragon Claws    NOTE:  All have a nod to the city’s history with furniture…    The new team name will be revealed on Thursday (July 12)   Vote at www.highpointbaseball.com

 

Starbucks will ban its iconic green ‘plastic straws’ from all of its stores globally within two years. Starbucks is making available a strawless lid (sippy cup?) for certain drinks.  BTW:  A straw is used in 50% of cold beverages offered at Starbucks.

https://www.journalnow.com/news/nation_world/starbucks-citing-environment-is-ditching-plastic-straws/article_33eb27e4-11b8-51e4-9e58-c50560f243c0.html

 

Join WBFJ and the American Red Cross at Calvary Baptist in Winston-Salem (corner of Country Club and Peace Haven roads) TODAY and “Give the Gift of Life”.  Walk ins welcomed or Schedule your appointment online at wbfj.fm

 Fact: Blood donation goes down during the summer months, but the need for blood remains the same.  Some general guidelines to donate blood

Be in good general health and feeling well.

Be at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent)

Adults: Weigh at least 110 pounds. 

Have not donated blood in the last 56 days…

 

Schedule your appointment  online…

https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time

Type in Zip Code: 27101

Scroll down to Tuesday (Calvary Baptist Church location)

Select your time for donation on Tuesday at Calvary Baptist (WS)

 

Info about donating call 1-800-Red Cross or 1-800-733-2767

Tip: Speed up your donation by completing a RapidPass® online

or on the Blood Donor app on the day of your donation.

https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blo od/manage-my-donations/rapidpass.html

 

In a press release on Monday,   The American Red Cross is now facing an emergency blood shortage following a slower donation week over the Fourth holiday.  Right now, blood is being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in. If you are eligible, please give the gift of life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fact: Blood donation goes down during the summer months,

                 but the need for blood remains the same.

Some general guidelines to donate blood

Be in good general health and feeling well.

Be at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent)

Adults: Weigh at least 110 pounds. 

Have not donated blood in the last 56 days…

 

Join WBFJ and the American Red Cross at Calvary Baptist in Winston-Salem (corner of Country Club and Peace Haven roads) TODAY and “Give the Gift of Life

Walk ins welcomed or Schedule your appointment  online at wbfj.fm

https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time

Type in Zip Code: 27101

Scroll down to Tuesday (Calvary Baptist Church location)

Select your time for donation on Tuesday at Calvary Baptist (WS)

 

Info about donating call 1-800-Red Cross or 1-800-733-2767

Tip: Speed up your donation by completing a RapidPass® online

or on the Blood Donor app on the day of your donation.

https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blo od/manage-my-donations/rapidpass.html

 

In a press release on Monday,   The American Red Cross is now facing an emergency blood shortage following a slower donation week over the Fourth holiday.  Right now, blood is being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in. If you are eligible, please give the gift of life.

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace…

VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
verne@wbfj.fm
Verne Hill

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Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm