Hundreds turn out for FREE Dental Clinic…Open healthcare enrollment…HPU basketball begins season in Hawaii…WSSU heads to CIAA (FRI NEWS)

Bundle up: Major drop in temperatures over the weekend

FREE Dental Clinic happening at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds  (Education Building) TODAY and Saturday…    http://www.ncmomwinston.org/    Details / FAQ about the FREE Dental Clinic on our website at wbfj.fm    **Sponsored by NC Missions of Mercy an outreach of the North Carolina Dental Society

 Saturday Yard Sale: Support the Montagnard Dega Association of Greensboro this Saturday morning (7am – 1pm) at Peace United Church of Christ  on West Market Street in Greensboro.   FYI: The Montagnard Dega Association is a non-profit organization formed back in 1987 to assist with the resettlement of Dega refugees from Vietnam. The largest community of Montagnards in the world (outside of southeast Asia) is located in Greensboro.  Learn more about our ‘Ministry of the Month’ at wbfj.fm.

 Fact: Roughly 89% of North Carolinians don’t know that ‘open enrollment’ for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act begins this weekend.

Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week  November 17 – 24.  The Charlotte Processing Center for Operation Christmas Child needs more volunteers to process shoeboxes between December 15 – 20. *Reserve you spot at the Operation Christmas Child volunteer page – today Details online at wbfj.fm

Did you or your daughters own an American Girl Doll back in the 1990s?  Well, that Samantha or Felicity doll could be worth hundreds, even thousands of dollars. The dolls with the highest asking prices are pre-1998, before Mattel took over the company. www.buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/your-american-girl-dolls-could-be-worth-tons-of-money

 The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has just released a never-before-seen message from Billy Graham titled “Heaven.” The 30 minute film was recorded last year.  Check out the link at MyHopewithBillyGraham.org/programs     Details: Christmas at the Billy Graham Library (Free admission)   http://www.billygrahamlibrary.org/pgview.aspx?pid=18&eid=120

 Have you recently lost a loved one or just NOT looking forward to the holidays? GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays (seminar) will be held December 4th (Thurs morning ) at the Kernersville Senior Center on East  Mountain Street. The seminar is from 9am to noon.  Cost is $5.  Pre-register by calling 788-2569. http://www.journalnow.com/eedition/mapping/nonprofit-notebook/article_5f419bec-3894-509a-ae37-d0c916d28e0b.html

 Veterans Day was last week but the Thank You’s continue… Golden Corral is offering a Free buffet dinner buffet and beverage to ALL active duty and retired military personnel this Monday from 5 to 9pm (Nov 17). ID not required.  Donations accepted to the Disabled American Veterans Assoc.

 NEEDTOBREATHE will perform during the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! The parade airs live on NBC starting at 9 am Thanksgiving morning.

 

SPORTS…

The DCCC Lady Storm volleyball team is in Rochester, Minnesota this weekend in the Division 3 National Volleyball Tournament.  http://goo.gl/SKcQkm

 Aloha, Panther Pride: The college basketball season gets under way this weekend…and the High Point Panthers are in (get this) Hawaii in a tournament. BTW: HPU men’s basketball team has been picked to finish second in the Big South Conference, with hopes of making the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history.  http://www.highpointpanthers.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball

Win or go home:  Winston-Salem State vs Virginia State in the first round of the CIAA football playoffs this Saturday afternoon (1:30pm) in Durham. BTW: The same two teams were scheduled to meet in last season’s title game. But that game was canceled because of a bathroom altercation between players during a luncheon on that Friday before the game.

  NASCAR Final Sprint Cup Race of the Season this Sunday (3pm)  Location: Homestead, Florida (ESPN). *Four drivers are left in the ‘Race for the Chase’, including Ryan Newman who hasn’t even won a race all season…?

USA TODAY is looking for the BEST football program in America with this year’s “Best Of” contest. The top football programs don’t just win games…they develop outstanding individuals both ‘on and off the field’. And they have great fan support.  Nominate a team. Vote today. http://contest.usatodayhss.com/vote/best-football-program-2014/round-1/nc

A champion will be crowned December 10 after three rounds of voting.   *First Place will receive $1,000 dollars (and a banner).   http://goo.gl/kvKefc

 

 

 

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