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Pastor Bill founded the Florida Dream Center which gives out over 25,000 pounds of food each week to those in hopeless situations, but when his 73rd birthday rolled around he found another way to give back…doing what he loved to do when he was 17 years-old, driving an ice cream truck!
Jim Sprague from the Pregnancy Resource Center joined Jeremy & Amanda to talk about this year’s Virtual Walk for Life and how they are teaming up with the Lakeshore Pregnancy Center for the event! Check out our full interview with Jim and get more details about the Virtual Walk for Life!
Kathleen Bobeldyk, CEO and Event Coordinator for Worship on the Waterfront joined your Family-Friendly Morning Show to talk about the return of free family-friendly concert series and how the recent Coronavirus Pandemic has shifted the first couple of shows! What a great line-up this year too!
Southwest Flight Attendant, JacqueRae did the best she could to smile and serve the passengers on her flight, but the recent discussion on racial injustice in our world has made it difficult, which is why it piqued her interested to see one passenger with a book about racism. She took the chance to chat with him and opened the door for a powerful conversation.
Since the age of 3, Markel Davis has wanted to be a police officer. At 17 and of mixed race, Markel feels like he sees both sides of what’s going on, but is doing “what feels right” by grilling up hot dogs, hamburgers, and brats and serving hot meals to his local police officers!
It’s a treasure that has eluded many over the past decade, but news broke this weekend that the million dollar treasure has finally been found! Word is that Nicholas Cage wasn’t available for comment! 😉
Many cities across the country have seen protests and some of them have turned to riots, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage. In the wake of the destruction, many from those communities have come together to clean up. This teen did it almost single-handedly and was not only recognized for his efforts, but also rewarded!
Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson has been in the local, regional, and national news for laying down his helmet and baton and walked with protesters, truly being a light.
Seniors are among the group of people most at risk for COVID-19 and these two teens knew that, so they decided to help their grandparents by going grocery shopping for them! They didn’t start there, they got a much bigger idea to expand and help MORE seniors across the country!
Over the weekend we saw the city of Grand Rapids broken when protests turned to riots. That was Saturday night. Sunday morning, the best of our community came together to clean up. WOODTV 8’s Maranda was there and we caught up with her for her thoughts and tips to open that conversation with your kids.
During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Michiganders have certainly heard a lot about Detroit, but it’s been from a negative perspective. HOWEVER…Thanks to this Detroit Mower Gang, there’s some good news to celebrate as they clean up the city one park at a time.
Rob’s dad left when he was 14, leaving him to figure out life on his own. Years later with a wife of 29 years and a couple of grown adult children, Rob created a YouTube channel, “Dad, How Do I…” which has amassed 1.5 million subscribers in 6 days with its fatherly “how to’s”!
3 Days…168 Miles…and 85 performances…this 3-piece band nailed every show! These 3 band directors performed the school fight song for their high school seniors one last time since the Coronavirus disrupted their plans for a final concert and “normal” end to their high school career.
The interesting thing about our Quarantine Life is how it’s helping us remember some of the more simpler forms of entertainment. Well, if you haven’t found yourself in the throws of building a blanket fort, check these handing instructions from IKEA to build the best of the forts!
One teacher out of Georgia is breaking away from the virtual learning and Zoom meetings to meet his students where they are to lift their spirits! If that’s not enough, it’s also an opportunity to give back to help those children in “food insecure” situations. Great job Mr. McAllister!
Tropical Smoothie Cafe supports WCSG and through June 5th they’re supporting the American Nurses Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund by first giving away a million smoothies! Once the free smoothies have been given away, they’ll be donating $100,000 to the fund! What are you waiting for? Grab your free smoothie now!
Essential workers have been keeping the world turning while the Coronavirus has shut down so many services and closed schools. Everyone from the nurses and doctors that take care of us to the postal workers that deliver our packages and thousands of others, they all need to be recognized and Snickers wants to help! With a name and a phone number you can send the essential worker in YOUR life, a FREE Snickers candy bar!
The Coronavirus has many things on hold, including America’s favorite pastime…Baseball! We connected with Jenny Garone from the West Michigan Whitecaps to hear how they’re impacting the communities of West Michigan while we wait for the season to start!