WBFJ News: Friday, FEB 19, 2016

Above normal temperatures for the weekend

 Random Fact: 10 years old is ‘statistically’ the safest age of life

 Lenten Fish Fry:  Holy Cross Catholic Church on South Cherry Street in Kernersville is holding a Fish Fry every Friday evening during Lent except for Good Friday. COST: $9 for adults /  $6 for kids.  http://goo.gl/zDk1sZ

 

American company known for its heavy machinery, soon to roll-out a new industrial strength smartphone.Caterpillar’s new rugged S-60 smartphone is due out in June…-The CAT S-60 is water-resistance up to 5 meters, fitted with ‘Gorilla Glass 4’ (drop protection up to 3 stories?)-Includes a 13MP camera, 3GB of RAM and a long-lasting battery.-Thermal imaging sensors allow you to see in total darkness*The CAT S60 (about the size of an iPhone) includes Bluetooth and an FM radio tuner     COST: $599 for 32GB of storage.     http://goo.gl/FG3CaC

 

Just in time for Spring:  Carrot cake flavored Hershey’s Kisses. Spices and vanilla are added to the flavoring to give you the carrot cake and cream cheese like icing flavor…  YUM.         http://on.mash.to/1Ql9z9N

 

Fully-connected Play-house? Mattel recently unveiled the ‘Hello Barbie Dream-house’.  The dreamhouse is Wi-Fi enabled, connects with an app and features voice-recognition software, so kids can talk directly to the home.

Barbie even has her own, fully functioning drone?  But, where’s Ken…?
http://mashable.com/2016/02/13/barbie-smart-dreamhouse/#thVp_E47rPq8

 

Targeted for tickets? If you drive a Lexus ES 300, you likely have a speeding ticket or two. The Lexus ES 300 gets the most traffic tickets.

The car with the least amount of tickets is the Buick Encore…

 

Southwest Airlines will begin offering non-stop flights from Charlotte to Nashville.  New service begins Aug. 7.     http://goo.gl/s7bFND

 

I love the old saying ”Find something you love to do, and you’ll never work a day in your life…”  Read more about the Winston-Salem waitress who is retiring after 45 years as a waitress at The Carriage House restaurant.

Phyllis Maynard hopes to spend time with her family including husband, Jerry, who recently retired.  And, of course, she plans to visit the restaurant when she can.  http://goo.gl/MVGkft

 

 

  

 

The NCHE Homeschool conference coming to Winston-Salem in June.

Save now:  ‘Early Bird’ deadline ends next Thursday (February 25)    

Dates: June 2 – 4, 2016   Location: Benton Convention Center

www.nche.com/conference/2016/registration

 

Have a graduating Homeschooler?  High School Seniors that plan on participating in the upcoming NCHE Homeschool Graduation Ceremony in June… Deadline to sign up is March 10.  The 2016 NCHE Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, June 4, at 5pm. Location: Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem.   www.nche.com/conference/2016/registration

 

 

5 Things I’ve Learned About Communicating with My Wife   -Mark Merrill
1. Communicate Gently.
2. Communicate with an Open Mind.
3. Communicate with Daylight.
4. Communicate with Compliments.
5. Communicate with a Listening Ear.     http://bit.ly/1JCZRFC

 

Volunteers needed to cuddle newborns…Here in the Piedmont, volunteers are needed to help nurture the babies in hospital neo-natal units. -For teeny, tiny bundles of joy to grow stronger and healthier, hugs and cuddling are important for all babies just about as essential as medical care.Fact: Touch actually releases good chemicals in the body and helps the baby be happier and calmer and better adapt to their surroundings.*Volunteers go through a background check and a course on how to work with the newborns.  http://goo.gl/8KGKoN

 

 

Ask SAM: How do I get rid of an old analog TVs and other electronics?

Forsyth County: Residents can take old electronics to the 3-R-C Enviro-Station, on MLK Drive across the street from Bowman Gray Stadium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, except holidays. Free disposal.  For a complete list of what it will or won’t accept, go to www.cityofws.org/departments/sanitation/collections/recycle-today/3rc-hazardous-waste

 

Davidson County: Residents can turn in TV sets free at the recycling building on 220 Davidson County Landfill Road in Lexington, or at electronics trailers set up at recycling trailers set up at the Byerly Road Recycle Center in Lexington, or the Tyro Recycle Center at 411 Ed Rickard Road in Lexington.

 

Davie County: Residents can dispose of TV sets, computers, scanners, DVD players, keyboards and other electronic equipment for free on the last Saturdays of January, April, July and October at the Solid Waste Transfer Station, 360 Dalton Road in Mocksville.  http://goo.gl/M7JWtV

 

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
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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