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October 5

30 Years Ago His Doctor Told Him to Start Walking, He Just Walked Around the Earth

30 years ago, Brad Hathaway’s doctor told him that he needed to get out and walk to address some of the health issues he had at the time. He’s walked 3 miles a day ever since and recently just hit 24,901 miles, or the equivalent of the circumference of the Earth (around the equator). Oh…and he did it at 88 years old!
October 2

Winter is Coming…Start Forming Your Bubble NOW!

When COVID his the United States we had to form “bubbles” of people that were safe and healthy if we wanted to spend time with people during quarantine. Well, winter is coming and experts are encouraging us to start forming our “bubbles” now, so that we have people to safely spend time with.
October 2

Probably the Sweetest Wedding Ever!

It could very well be the sweetest wedding to ever take place when Bride Jessica Russell and her husband, Rich Stover got married! The Russell-Stover candy company caught wind of the Russell-Stover wedding and decided to help the bride and groom have one chocolaty wedding complete with themed socks, bow ties, favors, and even a specially designed cake!
October 1

So Much Chocolate and Orange!

If you grew up like us, on Christmas morning you’d wake up to a stocking filled with undies, socks, and an orange. For some of us, it was that delicious CHOCOLATE orange. Well, the love of that famous candy has hit a resort in France where you can now stay in a Chocolate Orange Themed suite! Check it out!
October 1

It’s Truly a Holy Dolly Christmas this Year!

You can hear Dolly Parton on WCSG as she teams up with Zach Williams, but this holiday season get ready for even MORE Dolly! Not only is she releasing a new Christmas album, but she’s also teaming up with Williams Sonoma on a Christmas line of products, and now…A holiday MUSICAL special on Netflix called, “Christmas on the Square”! A “Holly Dolly Christmas” indeed!
September 30

Parents, Children, & the Pandemic – Monica Michael

The Pandemic is just one of the many stresses that parents and children are facing right now. So, we connected up with Monica Michael, Professional Counselor, Neurofeedback Specialist, and Adjunct Professor at Cornerstone University, to talk about tips and ideas to help WCSG families in this time.
September 29

“He is brilliant, but maybe not in the way most people measure.”

This is an amazing encounter between a teacher and the school custodian that you won’t forget! It’s a great reminder not to judge a book by it’s cover and that it takes more than a college degree to measure brilliance!
September 29

This Boss Retired and Did one of the Most Generous Things for all of his 10,500 Employees

When someone retires, usually there’s a celebration! Cake, balloons, etc. When this boss retired from a company he own for the last 29 years, he celebrated his employees in a VERY generous way!
September 29

Snackchat – Mountain Dew Hot Sauce

Welcome to “Snackchat”! Every day there seems to be some NEW food item to tempt our taste buds, and as a couple of food connoisseurs, we want to talk about the good, the bad, and the curious! This one? Mountain Dew Hot Sauce!
September 29

Add a Little Country to Your Christmas this Year!

On WCSG, Dolly Parton teams up with Zach Williams, well for Christmas this year, Dolly will be teaming up with another “Williams”…Williams Sonoma to launch everything you need to bake this Christmas season! Aprons, oven mitts, cookie and baking kits, and so much more!
September 29

This Village Lost Internet at 7am Everyday…But Why?

The internet is a really important commodity with virtual learning and working from home, so when one village in Wales kept losing it’s internet at 7am every morning, it was a big deal! It took them 18 months to figure out the issue, so it started well before COVID was a thing, but after replacing routers and cables, the root cause was something far more simple.
September 29

The Salvation Army Needs Your Help!

Since March, The Salvation Army has provided 1.5 million nights of safe shelter, emotional and spiritual support to more than 800,000 people, and more than 100 million meals! Normally, they provide about 23 million meals a year, so the need this year is FAR greater than it’s ever been which is why the Salvation Army is launching it’s annual holiday campaign early this year. They’re also partnering with Lauren Daigle to use her song, “Rescue” as this year’s anthem!
September 25

Tom Cruise is Heading to Space…To Film a Movie.

There are plenty of movies about space, but none actually FILMED in space! Tom Cruise wants to change that and we got our first evidence that he’s heading to the International Space Station next October to film a feature length film!
September 25

What in the? Intentional Grass Stained Pants are Selling for $800!?

Grass stains on the knees of jeans are a staple of being a kid. It shows that you’ve been outside living your best life. Well, the folks at Gucci want to tap into your inner child in hopes of selling you new jeans complete with grass stains on the knees for $800! If you want a pair of overalls? Over $1,000!
September 25

Inspired by a College Wrestler, this 10 Year-Old is Doing 100,000 Push-Ups!

We all have aspirations and goals. Some of us have smaller goals, others of us, larger goals. However, at 10 years old, Meyer Schnoor is probably exceeding most people’s goals of push-ups! Inspired by one of his favorite wrestlers, Meyer has decided to do 100,000 push-ups in a year and he DIDN’T just start, he’s about to finish!
September 25

This FedEx Worker Went Way Above the Call of Duty

Weddings are full of numerous details; food, cake, music, hair, and of course…The dress! If there’s issues with the dress, bride anxiety can shoot through the roof! For a couple of brides, their dresses went missing or got delayed, but thanks to one FedEx employee, their big days were saved!
September 25

Looking for a Good Bench? This Guy has You Covered!

People rate things ALL the time! Movies, restaurants, hotels, etc. For one man, what started off as kind of a joke, has turned into quite the following on social media. Meet Sam. Sam likes to travel around and when he finds a bench, he sits on it, snaps a couple of photos, captions them with a review and rating and boom…you have “Rate this Bench”.
September 25

California Woodworker Builds Viral Desk for Students Studying Virtually

In the current COVID life we’re living in, education is all over the place. Some kids are back in the classroom while others are studying virtually from home. For those at home, finding a dedicated studying space can be tricky. Mitch Couch, a woodworker in California, is going viral for coming up with a simple and cheap desk plan and is sharing it not only with his community, but everyone!
September 17

American Girl Launches a Girl from the 80s! Welcome Courtney!

It’s always exciting to see what new “girl” launches from American Girl, we just didn’t know that this year, we’d get one that is straight out of our own childhood! Welcome Courtney Moore! She’s a video game lover who also loves to shop, dream of space, and lives with her blended family. The best thing about this launch is that between now and the end of the year, American Girl is matching customer donations to support “Girls Who Code” which is a STEM outreach for girls!
September 17

Now THIS is a Food Mashup We Can Get Behind! Great Job Panera!

Food mashups can go one of two ways…either a massive success, or a giant disaster! After testing the waters in grocery stores, Panera has decided to launch a food mashup and has us eager to get our hoodies on for and soak up fall weather; Broccoli Cheddar Mac & Cheese! It’s a blend of two of Panera Bread’s finest menu items and we can’t wait to order it in a bread bowl!
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