Headlines for Friday, DEC 09, 2016

 

 Sunburn in Winter?  Yes.  Snow is a great reflector of sunlight. Experts suggesting that we shouldn’t rely only on sunscreen, but layers of clothing, including hats, away from the sun’s rays, even in winter. BTW:  Sunburn is responsible for tens of thousands of visits to the emergency room each year.

 

Dozens of homeless individuals even families seeking shelter from the cold overnight at temporary shelters in Winston-Salem and Greensboro.

*Homeless Shelters across the Triad could use your help!

-The Interactive Resource Center, YWCA and Greensboro Urban Ministry are assisting those in need of shelter in Greensboro.

https://goo.gl/hcvYCy

-In Winston-Salem: More info on volunteering and donating along with a list of nightly shelters thru City With Dwellings

on our WBFJ News Blog.    https://citywithdwellings.org/

 

 

The Stock Market climbing to RECORD Highs

 

If you are an AT&T customer, you may be getting some money back…  $31 dollars?

 

RECALL: Publix has recalled several of its ‘Publix Premium pancake and waffle mixes’. REASON: The milk powder used in the mix may contain salmonella. The mixes were sold in several states including North Carolina.

Check the NEWS BLOG for the recalled products…

The recalled products include 16-ounce boxes of Publix Premium Banana-Flavored Chocolate Chip Pancake & Waffle Mix, Pumpkin Pancake & Waffle Mix and Blueberry Flavored Pancake & Waffle Mix.

 

 Optimistic women tend to live longer lives.

Don’t sweat the small stuff. So say experts…

Based on research…

-Optimistic women tend to take better care of themselves

-Optimism may lead to less body inflammation.

-Discovering ways to boost our optimism is something researchers say we ought to add to our daily health routine.

 

“I tried to be Superwoman, but I’m not going to try anymore.”

Candace Cameron Bure announcing her departure from ABC’s

“The View,” saying she can no longer handle the bi-coastal lifestyle, travelling from California to New York. Candace stating that juggling multiple jobs along with a husband and three children was just too much, adding she’ll now be able to spend more time with family…

 

Do you suffer from the ‘Holiday Blues?’

Fact: One of the main causes of the ‘holiday blues’ is unrealistic expectations.

Setting our hopes so ‘high’ that the slightest setback can stall out our plans.

Be practical.

-Keep expectations simple (to modest)

-Try not to compare yourself to others.

-Relax and stay focused on the real meaning of the season

 

Just say no. Know your limits…

-Make a commitment not to overextend yourself during the holidays.

-Choose the activities that are most important and decline others – without guilt.

Stress Free Tips on the News Blog:  https://jagwire.augusta.edu/archives/39312

Source: Psychologist Dr. Bernard Davidson /Augusta University’s Medical College of Georgia.

 

Holiday DEALS: Mark your calendars for December 16 and 17th.

*December 16 is now known as “Free Shipping Day”

Many online retailers will offer FREE shipping with no minimum orders as a final delivery push toward DEC 25thwww.freeshippingday.com

*December 17 (known as Super Saturday) Expect last minute online deals.

 

Helpful links from the US Postal Service, Fed Ex and UPS to make sure your Christmas packages and cards arrive on or before Dec 25th,

on the News Blog at wbfj.fm

 

New holiday STAMPS available from the US Postal Service include the Nativity, Christmas Magi, Florentine Madonna and Child, and Holy Family  View the stamps on the News Blog.  Purchase these stamps online at usps.com/shop

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

Latest posts by Verne Hill (see all)



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