WBFJ News: Friday, FEB 12, 2016

Valentine’s Day is this Sunday.  We will spend an average of $142 this year during the season of Love.

Former Ledford / Reagan music teacher is heading to the Grammy Awards in LA? Phillip Riggs will receive the Music Educator Award on Monday from The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. Riggs is currently an instructor of music at the N.C. School of Science and Math in Durham.  Riggs taught band and choir at various levels in the Piedmont including Davidson and Forsyth counties.  He has taught for the past 27 years.*More than 4,500 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states.http://www.the-dispatch.com/article/20160211/NEWS/160219952

 

Lenten Fish Fry: Holy Cross Catholic Church (616 S. Cherry Street in Kernersville) will hold a Fish Fry every Friday during Lent up to March 25.The event will be held in the Education Building from 5 to 7 p.m.Cost: $9 for adults and $6 for kids.  http://goo.gl/ZWlVh9

 

(FRI) Kids rule tonight at Sci-Works.Parent’s Night Out this evening from 5:30pm to 9:30pm at SciWorks on Hanes Mill Road in Winston-Salem.  Children ages 4 to 11 may be dropped off at the museum for a pizza dinner, a planetarium show and other activities.Cost is $25, with $5 off for each additional sibling. (336) 767-6730 http://goo.gl/ULwuRe

 

Shares of Greensboro-based Fresh Market Inc. rose as much as 23% this week on a report that Kroger is looking to ‘acquire’ Fresh Market.*Kroger is the largest grocery chain in the U.S…   Kroger bought Matthews-based Harris Teeter back in 2014.  http://goo.gl/2I4ZNd

 

Local VA clinics in Winston-Salem making their move to Kernersville.The new VA Health Care Center in Kernersville – located on a 40-acre site and will provide more than 20 different medical services – will open and start seeing patients this Tuesday.  An official grand opening will take place Feb. 26.  http://goo.gl/cJlqCB

 

Family Friendly: Looking for something to help your children celebrate Valentine’s Day? How about celebrating true love — the kind of love God describes for us in 1 Corinthians 13…  Here’s a collection of ideas you can use this Valentine’s Day weekend (or any other day) to help your children better understand what real love looks like.  –The Doorposts Blog  http://goo.gl/0Qfu6u

 

Election 2016: February 19th is the deadline to REGISTER to vote in the March 15th Primary in North Carolina.   NC Board of Elections link on the News Blog

*Absentee voting is going on now… Early voting happens March 2 – 12, 2016

-Reminder: You will need a ‘Photo ID’ to vote in March.   http://voterid.nc.gov/

 

Be Prepared: Keep your hands, head and face covered during COLD weather

Know the ‘signs’ of frostbite and hypothermia, check the News Blog…

http://readyguilford.org/winter-storm-preparedness/

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