Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Lots of sunshine. Low humidity…High 83

Looking for an kid friendly activity? Deep Impact is offering Christian based mini ‘Sports Camps’ for rising 2nd graders through rising 6th graders this week.
The Sports Camps in Greensboro and Thomasville start today (Tuesday) while the sports camps in Winston-Salem start on Thursday. Contact David Parsons @ 399 - 7613 for more information. The Deep Impact mission team is using Guilford Baptist Church as their base this week for housing, food and worship.

The California radio preacher who predicted Judgment Day last month is recovering from a mild stroke. Harold Camping is 89 years old and suffered the stroke late last week. (CNN)

Putting old computers or TVs and DVD players that don’t work anymore out on the curb for trash pick-up is about to be a thing of the past.  The statewide electronic waste disposal ban starts July 1, and again, televisions and computers and other related computer equipment will be banned from landfills. So, where do we take those old electronics for disposal? In Winston-Salem: The Enviro-Station on MLK across from Bowman Gray Stadium
and Goodwill Industries.  www.digtriad.com/news/story.aspx?storyid=179138

Third Day is once again helping those in need. For a limited time, the band is making its recent concert in Joplin, Missouri available for download and 100% of the proceeds from the two dozen song download going to Joplin, Missouri tornado relief. http://www.thirdday.com/
BTW: Third Day took its "Make Your Move" tour to Joplin on March 30th.  On May 22nd a massive tornado struck the Missouri town, claiming the lives of nearly 150 people.

THE NEW OWL CITY ALBUM IS OUT TODAY. It's called "All Things Bright And Beautiful”. “Owl City” is the name used by singer songwriter Adam Young for his music projects. "All Things Bright and Beautiful" is the follow-up full-length studio album to Owl City's platinum-selling debut "Ocean Eyes".  The number one hit single from "Ocean Eyes" was "Fireflies", which is currently quadruple platinum in the US.

The government saying that the cost of offering higher quality school food will ‘modestly’ raise the price of school lunches in the Fall. Cafeterias that supplement their food budgets with federal money will raise school lunches by 5 to 10 cents. (AP)

Alabama will join five additional states in banning abortions after 20 weeks. The Governor there is expected to sign the bill into law. Oregon, Massachusetts and Minnesota are considering similar model legislation. (Citizen Link)