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September 8

Win $5000 and/or Your Own Jelly Belly Jelly Bean Factory!

It’s like it’s straight out the world of Roald Dahl! The people behind Jelly Belly are hiding “gold tickets” in every state that could put $5,000 in your pocket AND could help you win your very own Jelly Bean Factory! You didn’t know you wanted your own Jelly Bean factory did you?
September 8

Snackchat – Hershey’s Chocolate Whopper

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? Hershey’s Chocolate Whopper!
September 7

Your Ultimate Fall Foliage Guide!

School has started, Pumpkin Spice everything has returned, and the temps have cooled at night, which means that Fall is upon us! To help you catch the leaves at their peak, Smokey Mountains has a fall prediction guide you must check out!
September 2

Snackchat – Ritz Peanut Butter Ice Cream

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? Ritz Peanut Butter Ice Cream!
August 31

Remembering Chadwick Boseman

Best known for his portrayal of King T’Challa in the “Black Panther”, many were saddened to hear the news of the passing of Chadwick Boseman over the weekend. We collected up a few clips and stories that we thought we’d pass along to help you and your family remember this gifted man.
August 28

This Man Upgraded His Wife’s Wedding Ring and Got Something that Changed His Life!

Years ago, Aaron’s wife donated a kidney to him. It ultimately failed and he’s been on dialysis and waiting for another donor. He shared this story with the jeweler he was working with when he went to upgrade his wife’s wedding ring, and the jeweler gave him something that changed his life!
August 26

Tim and Al are Returning to TV in 2021!

“I don’t think so Tim” is one of the best catchphrases from the 90’s! We can thank Al Borland from Home Improvement for the comical sentiment. Al’s chemistry with Tim “the Toolman” Taylor was such a special dynamic that captured our hearts, and now the two actors, Tim Allen and Richard Karn are teaming up once again for a History channel competition show, tentatively called “Assembly Required”!
August 25

OFFICIAL Lucky Charms Marshmallows are Here!

There’s been generic knock-off brands, contests, and so many other ways to enjoy the tasty marshmallows of Lucky Charms, but now EVERYONE will get a chance to grab the REAL deal! 6 ounce bags will be hitting stores shelves for $4 so that you can more easily relive your childhood of just eating marshmallow cereal!
August 24

This Teacher Just Wanted to Show Everyone There’s Still Good in the World

The relationship between a student and teacher is special. If you think back, you can probably pinpoint a single teacher that left a mark on your life. For Fisher, his art teacher not only left a mark, but helped save his mother’s life.
August 24

This is a Big Chunk of Change!

Coronavirus has thrown a lot of wrenches into our life and probably one of the more unexpected situations is the great change shortage of 2020! Well…one aquarium in North Carolina dug up 100 gallons of coins and while they may not solve the change shortage, they can certainly do their part to help!
August 17

First TP…Then DP…Now Pepperoni

Coronavirus hit and toilet paper and cleaning supplies disappeared, now more recently we’ve received word that Dr. Pepper is experiencing distribution issues, and now, one of the most popular pizza toppings is the latest to be impacted…Pepperoni!
August 4

Jeremy & Amanda Chat with We The Kingdom

We the Kingdom is a (mostly) family band that’s new to WCSG and most familiar because of their song “Holy Water”. Scott, Martin, Andrew, and Franny joined Jeremy & Amanda to chat about family life, music, and more!
July 27

Amazon Boxes are Changing for the Summer!

Coronavirus/COVID had many of us order a few more items online than we normally would and Amazon is trying to help curb the number of boxes making an impact on the environment in a pretty creative way! A special QR code on each box will provide you (and your kids especially) with a creative way to re-purpose the box. Perhaps as a mini-golf windmill, cat condo, or even a robot suit! Which one would you pick?
July 25

Customers at one Gulfport Restaurant Kept Paying it Forward!

You’ve heard stories and maybe have even experienced a “Pay it Forward” situation yourself, but this “Pay it Forward” story out of Gulfport, Mississippi is making headlines after 79 customers kept paying it forward for more than 2 hours! Tell me something good indeed!
July 20

Let’s Go on a Treasure Hunt!

A Detroit Family-Owned Jewelry store is making the most out of a bad situation. Coronavirus has brought them to the hard truth of having to shut down their business, but they’re going out with a bang with a series of Treasure Hunts right here in Michigan! Check out the details and go on an adventure!
July 9

These Two 10-Year Old Boys Helped Their Local Food Pantry with…Dog Treats!

Two 10-year old boys from Massachusetts recognized a need in their community and decided to step up and do something about it! They recognized that their local food pantry needed help feeding the hungry and they got to work making dog treats! But! The dog treats weren’t for the food pantry…just wait until you read the whole story!
July 8

This Bus Driver Was Inspired by the Students He Drives to Change His Life

We try to inspire and encourage our children all the time, but it’s not every day that the children in our lives inspire us! That happened to be the case for Clayton Ward, who was inspired by the students he drives to school to go BACK to College and pursue a degree in education to become a History teacher! He recently earned his Associate’s Degree with flying colors!
July 7

Hearts, Stars, Horseshoes, Clovers and Blue Moons, Unicorns, Rainbows, and even Red Balloons!

It was a marriage no one saw coming, but suffice to say, most of us aren’t disappointed by it! It’s “Chocolate Day”, so this announcement is fitting…Swiss Miss and Lucky Charms are teaming together for “Magically Delicious Hot Cocoa” which is basically Swiss Miss hot chocolate with Lucky Charms marshmallows.
July 6

We Know You Love WCSG, Buuuuut…Radio Recliner Has All The Feels

We know that you love WCSG and support it with your prayers, participation, and financial support, but we ran across Radio Recliner and it could be the best thing to come out of the Coronavirus Pandemic! In an effort to help residents of senior communities across the country connect with family in a safe way, Radio Recliner was born and is the first (and only) retiree-run radio station with over 30 resident DJ’s spinning their favorite hits and sharing their amazing stories!
June 29

The Founder of Texas Roadhouse Gave Up His Annual Income for a Great Cause

The impact that Coronavirus has had on families across the globe is staggering. Whether it’s losing a loved one and having to cover funeral costs or a loss of job, funds can be hard to come back. Kent Taylor, founder of Texas Roadhouse realized this and gave up his annual income and bonus to his 70,000 employees!