Thursday News, APRIL 06, 2017

Wind Advisory for the Triad

 High Wind Warning for the Northern Mountains. *Rain and snow showers likely tonight thru Friday afternoon

 

Distracted Driving: Sobering Facts

97% of teens agree that texting while driving is dangerous, yet 43% do it anyway

Teens have the reaction time of a 70-year-old when distracted while driving?

19% of drivers of all ages admit to surfing the web while driving

FACT: 5 seconds is the minimal amount of attention that a driver who texts takes away from the road. If traveling at 55 mph, this equals driving the length of a football field WITHOUT looking at the road. *More facts on the News Blog

 

“Meals on Wheels” degree?  This fall, Guilford Technical Community College will offer a ‘mobile catering and food truck management diploma’.

Goal: Learn how to safely produce food on a food truck and how to be safe when going down the road on a food truck.  The GTCC Green Machine food truck as its called doesn’t operate as a business because the food isn’t sold. Instead, the GTCC food truck is used as a mobile learning lab. *This is the first program of its kind in the state. INFO: (336) 334-4822.   https://goo.gl/SVmmnh

 

Hats off to Chick-fil-A in Atlanta. They’re offering free breakfast for carpoolers in the Atlanta area thru April 14.  Why? To encourage drivers to carpool after a major fire caused part of I-85 to collapse in the city last week.

Chick-fil-A is also surprising MARTA riders with random free food. https://goo.gl/QJyH0o

 

Good Deed: President Trump has donated his salary from his first quarter in the White House to the National Park Service. A check for $78,333.32 was handed over to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.   http://politi.co/2o3zFVC

 

Forsyth Tech hosting an Open House this Saturday (April 8)

At the Main campus from 9am to noon.  Lots of info available.

Details at www.forsythtech.edu   Phone:  (336) 734-7326

 

Celebrating ‘Passion Week’ with your family  http://bit.ly/2ndpI3M

  1. Watch ‘The Ten Commandments’, the original movie, to prepare your family on the weekend before Passover
    2. Place a stuffed lamb on your table as a reminder that Jesus is “the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”
    3. Hang a red ribbon across your front door frame — on Passover evening.
    4. Prepare a simple Seder meal and act out the first Passover with your children.NOTE: The Hill family continues to celebrate the Upper Room event on the Thursday before Easter (at least sometime during Passion week) by serving bread and grape juice while listening to a recorded scripture reading of the Last supper!
    Find these stories and more on the NEWS Blog at wbfj.fm
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