Ride operator charged in Vortex accident at State Fair…Family photo contest deadline…Therapeutic Riding center needs volunteers… Monday News

Big announcement TUESDAY on the WBFJ Morning Show: Tami and Verne will announce the artist lineup for Winter Jam 2014.  What we DO know: Winter Jam is coming to the Greensboro Coliseum in February  (FEB 15, 2014)

Family Services is sponsoring a family photo contest for National Families Week, to be observed during the week of Thanksgiving. The theme: Snapshot: Capturing a Family Moment. *8 by 10 family photos need to be dropped off by 5pm TODAY (OCT 28).  The first-place winner will get a $100 dollar Hanes Mall gift certificate. www.fsifamily.org/news_display.cfm?nid=210

Sign-ups for the Salvation Army’s local ‘Christmas assistance’ program.  High Point and Mt Airy this Mon through Thurs  (Oct 28 – 31).   Stokes County – thru Nov. 15   http://myfox8.com/2013/09/30/salvation-army-taking-christmas-assistance-applications/

The Friends of the Central Library needs your old stuff – They are accepting donations of books, CDs, DVDs and audio books for their Fall Book Sale.  The sale will be November 9 and 10 at the Central Library, 660 W. Fifth St.      Donations are tax-deductible.   INFO:  703-3018    http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_140e533e-3ea6-11e3-8b40-0019bb30f31a.html?mode=print

Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center in Tobaccoville needs volunteers to assist riders and lead horses during riding lessons at the center. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old, able to walk 45 to 60 minutes. No horse experience needed. BTW: Orientations will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays at the farm. INFO: 922-6426     www.riverwoodtrc.org   www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_140e533e-3ea6-11e3-8b40-0019bb30f31a.html?mode=print

The ‘Spending’ appeal of Halloween?  The National Retail Federation saying that Halloween is a $6.5 billion dollar holiday, second in spending only to Christmas.  The average family in the US will spend $75 dollars during Halloween (on everything from costumes, decorations and candy).

World Series best of seven (Series TIED).  Game Five – Monday night      Boston at St Louis.  Catch the World Series locally on Fox 8…

One-stop early voting continues through this Saturday, November 2. The upcoming General Election: Tuesday, November 5th

Ride turns into ‘deadly weapon’ at the state Fair in Raleigh last Thursday? Update: Timothy Dwayne Tutterrow  is behind bars, charged with three counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon.  He’s the ride operator that apparently tampered with the safety devices on the Vortex – sending he and four others to the hospital. Tutterrow’s attorney said his client was “devastated” by the incident. http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/2013/10/28/five-things-to-know-for-your-new-day-monday-october-28/?hpt=hp_t2

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