Friday, July 13, 2018

Today is FRY Day or National French Fry Day 

One deal: Every Friday through the end of the year, get a free medium order of fries with a $1 purchase (for mobile app users only) at participating McDonald’s.

 

Sunday is National Ice Cream Day J

Check out cool deals from …

Cold Stone Creamery, Dairy Queen, Dippin’ Dots and Whole Foods on the News Blog

https://www.offers.com/blog/post/national-ice-cream-day/

 

CDC tweeting “Do not eat this cereal?”   Recall: 100 people in 33 states have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. Consumers should not eat any size package of Honey Smacks cereal or with any “best by” date.  Information:  kelloggs.com/honeysmacksrecall or call 1(800) 962 1413.

 

Hundreds stood in line at the Build-A-Bear store inside Hanes Mall for that ‘pay your age’ event on Thursday.   UPDATE: Didn’t get a new stuffed animal from Build-A-Bear yesterday? Chuck E. Cheese’s is trying to help. Chuck E. Cheese’s is offering its own pay your age deal (FRIDAY Only). Parents can pay their child’s age for 30 minutes of ‘All You Can Play’ only on Friday July 13, according to the company’s Facebook page. The offer is only available at locations where ‘Play Pass’ is available.

www.wfmynews2.com/article/news/nation-world/

TOPIC: What’s the craziest thing you’ve stood in line for??

 

Job Alert: Norwegian Cruise Line is seeking “work-from-home” agents in the Triad region that could lead up to 200 full-time jobs.  The agents, serving in an entry-level position, will be the first point of contact for guests and travel agents looking to design a vacation on the cruise line, which visits 300 destinations globally.  *Interested applicants must apply online first and pass the online screening portion.

For more information: https://www.ncl.com/about/careers/corporate-employment

 

How much more will your health insurance cost in the marketplace?

Well, Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C is still crunching the numbers.

A Blue Cross spokesman stating that “For competitive reasons, we will announce our rate filing during the summer, a little later than prior years…”   The company expects to cover all 100 counties for the 2019 federal individual health-insurance exchange even as the Federal government has again drastically cut marketing funding… https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/how-much-more-will-your-health-insurance-cost-in-the/

 

Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores (Anchorage and Fairbanks) are calling it quits.  Why Alaska?  Experts speculate that expensive internet was a major factor in keeping many renting videos rather than streaming.

At its peak, Blockbuster operated over 9,000 stores in the US…

*The only Blockbuster store left in the US is located in Oregon.

https://www.journalnow.com/news/nation_world/remember-blockbuster-video-stores-only-store-left-in-us/article_3f4899df-93af-5a8a-a4ac-3d81b1ce9283.html

 

UPDATE: High Point’s new professional baseball team name?????

The winner is = “The Rockers”  Details: www.highpointbaseball.com

 

 

 

 

 

THE WBFJ ‘MONDAY MORNING GROCERY GRAB

$50 dollars in FREE Groceries courtesy of Welcome Home Realty

 

 

 

Wanting to catch a movie at the Box Office over the weekend?

*Check out the latest movie and music reviews from Focus on the Family…

https://www.pluggedin.com/movie-reviews/jurassic-world-fallen-kingdom-2018

 

 

MONDAY, July 16TH = Amazon Prime Day 2018

More than 1 million items will be available at reduced prices.

One of the big features of Prime is free shipping (with some exceptions).

But, is it worth paying $119 to participate?  Don’t forget that rival sales are going on now, too. On the hunt for electronics? Dell’s “Black Friday in July” sale is offering discounts on laptops, with some prices being dropped more than $200.   https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2018/07/12/amazon-prime-day-worth-price/776088002/

 

 

Smooth sailing? Winston-Salem and Greensboro making the Top 10 list of the 100 “Best Cities to Drive”.   Raleigh and Durham also made the grade.  BTW: The list was compiled by WalletHub using 29 “key indicators of driver friendliness” to make the list, including gas prices, car thefts, average time spent stuck in traffic and roadway infrastructure.   https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/ s

 

 

Consumer Reports asked some cleaning-industry experts about the effectiveness of several cleaning tips that have been accepted as gospel, but…

Example: Newspaper works the best for cleaning glass. Not so fast…
Fact:
 Wet newspaper tears easily, and the ink can transfer to window trim, leaving more to clean. “We use microfiber cloths to clean glass,” says Debra Johnson, home cleaning expert for Merry Maids, a national franchise. “They’re the best at cleaning without streaking.” From vinegar and bleach to coffee and Coke, what is the best for cleaning?

https://www.consumerreports.org/cleaning/10-cleaning-myths-and-what-to-do-instead/

 

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
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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