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September 10

Snackchat – Kellogg’s Oatmeal Creme Pies Cereal

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? Kellogg’s Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies Cereal!
September 10

Hormel is Giving ALL of their Employees 2 Years of FREE College!

What started out as a small program in the town where the Hormel headquarters are located, has now turned into a nation-wide program for all 16,000 employees and their families! The goal is to create equality when it comes to getting an education, because Hormel understands the ripple effect that can have on a family and community!
September 10

Allyssa Murphy DA Blodgett St. John’s – WCSG Backpack Drive

You helped collect backpacks for Grand Rapids area foster kids and now that the drive is over, it’s time to get these bags in the hands of those children! DA Blodgett St. John’s is a organization that’s receiving some of those backpacks, and we had a chance to chat with Allyssa Murphy about what this means to the foster kids that receive them!
September 9

Panera Wants to Give You Free Coffee and Pay Your Wi-Fi Bill Next Month

In an effort to encourage people to sign up for their coffee subscription program, Panera Bread is giving you the opportunity to get your first month of the program free AND pay for your next month of home wi-fi for free just for being one of the 2,020 people to sign up on Thursday, September 10th!
September 8

Disney Weekends are Coming!

Don’t have Disney+? Can’t make it to the showing of “Moana” at the Queen’s House? Well, the folks that do the “Countdown to Christmas” are giving you a TON of Disney and Pixar movies each weekend in September! See if your favorites are on the list!
September 8

Why is White Not Allowed After Labor Day? Oh…That’s Why.

You may have heard the “rule of thumb” that you shouldn’t wear white after labor day, but where did it come from? Why is it a problem? Well, we did a little digging and found out that the rule has some roots that date back to the 19th century and centers around “old money” and “new money”. Short of it…Wear white any time you want!
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!
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