WBFJ News: Thursday, APRIL 14, 2016

Traffic Alert: High Point Spring ‘Home Furnishings’ Market will be in full swing starting this Saturday (April 16-20).  Expect heavier traffic (and lots of pedestrians) in downtown High Point through the middle of next week.

 

How satisfied are you with your job?  According to a CareerCast survey, over 50% of Americans are unhappy at work. used four basic criteria to determine their rankings, including environment, income, outlook and stress.  Least desirable job: Newspaper reporter.  Source: CareerCast’s Jobs Report

 

Aldi, Trader Joe’s, Publix: Some of America’s ‘favorite’ grocery stores. Publix led in most areas, including the ability to find desired items and cleanliness. ALDI has the BEST prices. Trader Joe’s, known for its friendly service, ranked first for cashier courtesy.*Findings from a new large-scale consumer study of more than 10,000 consumers conducted by Market Force Information.  http://goo.gl/zWO5DL

 

FREE admission: The National Park Service will be waving entrance fees at 400 locations this weekend and all next week (April 16-24). The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The first US national park: Yellowstone (1872)   *Details and locations: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/fee-free-parks.htm

 

Home Opener TONIGHT for the Winston-Salem Dash  (7pm) at BB&T Ballpark.   Two HUGE additions to the DASH ‘concessions menu’ this season…

-The Cheesy Pig Dog (topped with BBQ & macaroni and cheese)

-A new Tex-Mex stand, which features burritos, nachos and more!
Plus, plenty of outside vendors including Krispy Kreme, Chick-fil-A and Lowes Foods SausageWorks? 
J  Ticket info at www.wsdash.com

 

 

Big night in the NBA last night

-The Golden State Warriors became the first team to win 73 games in a regular season, surpassing the former record holder, the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls.

-Kobe Bryant of the LA Lakers played in the final game of his 20 year career, scoring 60 points, the most ever by a player in their final game.

*The Charlotte Hornets will play the Miami Heat on Sunday in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The last time the Hornets went to the playoffs George W Bush was President. NBA Playoffs Schedule http://goo.gl/oQMJCY

 

“This is Winter Jam” The Movie

Special ONE night showing – this Tuesday evening (7pm)

Select theaters include Wynnsong in WS and Grande Stadium 16 in Greensboro

 “THIS IS WINTER JAM” captures the life transforming ministry of Winter Jam, as you’ve never seen it before. From unforgettable live performances from Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, for KING & COUNTRY and NewSong – “THIS IS WINTER JAM” offers an exclusive insider’s look at the heartbeat of Winter Jam – a passion to see lives changed forever by the Gospel of Jesus.    Location / Ticket info:  http://2016.jamtour.com/movie

 

 

The nominations are out for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Hillsong United has four nominations in three categories.

“Touch the Sky” and “Oceans”, both are up for Top Christian Song.

Chris Tomlin has three nominations while Lauren Daigle and Mercyme both have two nominations. The 2016 Billboard Music Awards / May 22 (Sunday).

 

 

The 65th annual National Day of Prayer  – May 5, 2016

Theme: “Wake Up America”

Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet.” Isaiah 58:1

*Dr. Tony Evans is the 2016 Honorary Chairman   http://www.nationaldayofprayer.org/

Local prayer events will be posted on our Events page / wbfj.fm

 

 

Hands-only CPR class / sponsored by the Winston-Salem Fire Depart

The next CPR class will be Wednesday (April 27) at 10am at the Hanes Hosiery Rec Center, 501 Reynolds Blvd. The class will last about one hour.

Class size is limited.  Registration made thru the recreation center.  http://goo.gl/c751Bw

 

Filling up the minivan: Gas prices are expected to be at their lowest levels for the summer season since 2004.

 

 

Two faith-based films still in theaters (in the Top 10)  

 “God’s Not Dead – 2”  and  “Miracles from Heaven”

 

 

 

Event: Natural Beginnings and Wellness Center

Second annual “Spring Fling”

Saturday 10 – 2pm  (Statesville)

*Over 30 vendors, kid friendly activities

Come and meet the midwives and staff of Natural Beginnings

and tour the birth center!

http://naturalbeginningsnc.com/

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