Friday News, MARCH 24, 2017

First weekend of SPRING

 

Today is National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day

Your body craves calcium, potassium, iron, fiber and vitamin B.

You’ll find all these nutrients in raisins, the chocolate is just an extra treat!

 

TRAFFIC ALERT: GREENSBORO

Expect heavy traffic around the Greensboro Coliseum Complex on Saturday

Plan to arrive early.  Carpooling is strongly encouraged.

NOTE: FREE Shuttle Service is available (to and from) the Greensboro Coliseum with FREE parking at the Sheraton Greensboro / Four Seasons.

*Catch the shuttle at Entry F at the Sheraton Greensboro.

Drop off will be at the entrance to the ACC Hall of Champions at the Coliseum.

*Continuous shuttle bus service will run from 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday.

 

Spring Job Fair at DCCC (along with DavidsonWorks)

THIS Thursday (March 30) from 9am to 1pm

Where: Rittling Conference Center on the DCCC campus

The Job Fair is open to the local community.

*Meet with over 40 LOCAL employers in the fields of healthcare, business, IT and education.  Details https://goo.gl/i53tmu

 

Yum Yum in Greensboro is back open today. Yum Yum temporarily shut down last week after a car slammed into the restaurant’s wall.  The restaurant has been a fixture for UNCG students for more than 50 years.     Fox 8

 

We’re procrastinating? The IRS says the number of returns they’ve processed so far is much less than last year. We do get a couple of extra days to file this year. The tax deadline is April 18 instead of the traditional April 15.   CNN Money

 

Regular exercise is ‘good medicine’ for older adults with heart disease.  New research from the American Heart Association suggesting that no one is too old to get moving: Patients in their 70s, 80s and older can benefit… Daily walking and tackling more chores at home also can be helpful. Resistance training and balance training can help prevent falls.

Tai chi and yoga employ strength and balance.    https://goo.gl/3aNUkX

 

Coffee With a COP –  The Winston-Salem Police Department will be on-hand at the Whole Foods location (41 Miller Street) this Saturday morning from 8-10am.

Free coffee and light refreshments. You bring the conversation.  https://goo.gl/M1Ordg

 

Drive Thru Difference:   P.O. wrote in to say that she “would like to say a BIG thanks to the person in the white Kia SUV in front of me in the drive- thru at Chick-fil-A in Kernersville last Thursday and paid for our lunch.

So very kind and thoughtful. It certainly made my day and sure helps me to believe there are kind and thoughtful people still around.” 

More about the Drive Thru Difference at wbfj.fm

 

 

Local Volunteer ‘weather observers’ needed!

Simply go to the CoCoRaHS  (pronounced KO-ko-ross) Network website, register, take the online training, order your 4 inch rain gauge and start reporting!
www.cocorahs.org

BTW: The CoCoRaHS  (pronounced KO-ko-ross) network stands for…

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network

 

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


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