Headlines for Wednesday, DEC 14, 2016

TIPS: Prepare now for Cold Weather by the end of the week!

Check on your next door neighbor. Make sure they have proper heat and food.

Check on outdoor pets. Make sure their water supply is unfrozen and fresh daily.

HOME: Keep indoor space heaters away from drapes / curtains and small children.

Vehicle: Check your windshield wipers.  It’s probably time to buy new ones!

               *Check out the Winter Weather Check List on the News Blog

 

Temporary overnight shelters are now OPEN locally for those in need.

*Homeless Shelters across the Triad can use your help! …more info on volunteering and donating along with a list of nightly shelters on our News Blog.

-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: Contact ‘City With Dwellings’ https://citywithdwellings.org/

 

Season of Giving:  Early ‘gifting’ for students at one elementary school in Mocksville this morning. Rescue House Church distributed close to 400 pairs of new Under Armour tennis shoes to kids at William R. Davie Elementary.

Rescue House Church collects funds through the year for various community projects.  https://goo.gl/ExQSGG

 

A new study says women can exercise longer than men…before getting tired.

It’s not because women are stronger; men are generally more powerful than comparably fit females. But, the muscles in women are more resistant to fatigue, allowing them to perform at the same relative intensity for a longer duration.

Source: Journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

http://www.health.com/fitness/women-outperform-men-fitness-fatigue

 

TV star Alan Thicke died on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack.

He was 69. Thicke will always be known as the TV dad on the 1980s ABC sitcom ‘Growing Pains’. **Thicke also had a career as a songwriter, composing memorable theme songs for classic shows including Diff’rent Strokes, The Facts of Life and Wheel of Fortune.   https://goo.gl/vmZSRQ

 

UPDATE: Wake Forest University has fired a former assistant coach-turned-broadcaster who the school says attempted to leak football game plans to opponents over the span of three years.  The findings come after nearly a month-long investigation started after documents related to the team’s plans for the Louisville game were discovered at the Cardinals’ stadium.

In a statement, wake Forest has placed the blame on Tommy Elrod – a former Wake Forest player and assistant football coach, currently an analyst for the IMG College radio broadcasts of the WFU football games.  http://www.cbsnews.com/

 

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.

Volunteers needed: The Experiment in Self-Reliance needs volunteers to help with its ‘Forsyth Free Tax Program’ – providing free tax-prep services for low- and moderate-income residents throughout Forsyth County.

*Volunteers will receive training. *Delores McCullough at (336) 722-9400 X-172

Email delores.mccullough@eisr.org.    Related Link:  forsythfreetax.org

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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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.”

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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