The annual Turkey Trot is back for Thanksgiving

WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart talked with Scott Burgess of We Run MV about the annual Turkey Trot. This event will take place on Thanksgiving morning and is a benefit for the Knox County Food For The Hungry Drive.

Click HERE to hear their conversation.

Click HERE to follow We Run MV.

Click HERE to stay updated on all the events happening to support Food For The Hungry.

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A new mentoring program for girls comes to Mount Vernon

WNZR’s Wesley Boston talked with Rev. Kelly Daniels about her new mentoring program GIG – Girls Investing in Girls. She shared how important mentorship is to young girls and how the community can support this new ministry outreach.

Click HERE to hear their conversation.

Local Musician Timothy Noble joins Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

WNZR’s Wesley Boston talked with local pianist and vocalist, Timothy Noble about his upcoming Christmas concert.

Click HERE to hear their conversation.

Click HERE to stay up to date on Timothy’s concert schedule.

The concert with Ernie Haase & Signature Sound is Sunday, 11/25/18
Location:
Roscoe United Methodist Church
475 High Street
Coshocton, OH  43812

6:00 PM EST
Doors Open at 5:00 PM

Ticketed Event
CALL: 740-502-0972 for ticket information
$10.00 per person – Limited Seating
Tickets are transferable, not refundable
Freewill Offering will also be taken

The Mount Vernon Salvation Army kicks off their 2018 Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army kicked-off the 2018 Red Kettle Campaign on 11/20. WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart talked with Capt. Christine Moretz about this year’s goal, kettle locations, the need for bell ringers and her heart for ministry to our community.

Click HERE to hear their conversation

Click HERE to volunteer to ring bells at a kettle.

Click HERE to stay connected to all the activities at the Mount Vernon Salvation Army.

Some exciting stats from 2018:
2,248 total families served with food/financial assistance
28 families assisted with rent or mortgage
66 families assisted with a utility shut off
6 families assisted with emergency lodging
52,794 meals provided through the food pantry
7,595 meals served through hot meals
1,504 meals served to children through Kids Clubs
41 Music and Arts instruction classes
116 days of tutoring through the Learning Zone
40 Teen leadership classes
10 Crock Pot Class graduates
22 children sent to overnight camp
60 Summer Day Campers

2018 Kettle Locations:
Walmart
Kroger
Baker’s IGA
Rural King
TSC
People’s Bank of Marietta

Kenyon College supports Food For The Hungry

Kenyon College has many activities planned to support Food For The Hungry.
WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart talked with Kathy Brechler, Kenyon’s Director of Board Relations and Presidential Events and Tom Stamp, Kenyon Historian.
They talked about the 8th Annual Snowflake Gala to benefit Food for the Hungry, plus other collections that will happen on campus this holiday season.

Click HERE to hear their conversation

Click HERE to stay up to date on all the activities happening for the 2018 Food For The Hungry Drive.

Click HERE to stay up to date on what is happening at Kenyon College.

Food For The Hungry – Working Together to Care for our Neighbors!

Thanksgiving Trivia!

Today on the Morning Thing, we shared some fun facts about Thanksgiving! Do you know when the first Thanksgiving was celebrated? How about which president formally declared Thanksgiving a national holiday? Click HERE to find out these and more fun facts! As always, thanks for listening!

Don’t miss the Christmas Auctions in Centerburg and Danville to benefit Food For The Hungry

Did you know that there are 2 auctions happening in Knox County to benefit Food For The Hungry?  Did you know that these auctions have beautiful Christmas wreaths and other Christmas décor up for bid?

Don’t miss your chance to bid at the First Knox National Banks in Centerburg and Danville. The auctions run from Friday, 11/23/18 through Noon on Saturday, December 12/8/18.
All proceeds from these auctions benefit Interchurch Social Services in both villages.
WNZR’s Marcy Rinehart had a chance to chat with Cheryl O’Neal, Centerburg Interchurch Branch Manager and Sue Wadian, Danville Interchurch Branch Manager. Listen in for all the details. Click HERE to hear their conversation.

See the beautiful items up for bid at www.foodforthehungrycares.org

Knox Pages supports Food For The Hungry

WNZR’s Wesley Boston talked with Cheryl Splain about how Knox Pages is involved with Knox County’s Food For The Hungry Drive. They talked about how the company is supporting the local food drive and encouraged others to get involved.

Click HERE to hear their conversation.

Click HERE to stay connected to Knox Pages.

Click HERE to stay connected to Food For The Hungry.

The Knox County Christmas Cantata is coming soon!

WNZR’s Wesley Boston talked with Lynn Jurkowitz about this year’s Knox County Christmas Cantata.
Listen in for more details about this very special event coming to our community. Click HERE to hear their conversation.

The Knox County Cantata Choir, directed by Lynn Jurkowitz, presents “The Song Heard ‘Round The World”, composed by Joseph Martin.

The performances will be Friday, Nov. 30th at 7:30, and Saturday, Dec. 1st at 2pm, at the Memorial Theater in Mount Vernon, Oh.

The Cantata Choir will be accompanied by percussionist Chris Miller.

Tickets are $10.00 at the door, and are also available at PakMail, 812 Coshocton Ave, Unit 1, in Mount Vernon. They may also be purchased from Choir members.

Opening for the Cantata Choir will be David’s Heart, a Columbus based Gospel quartet. They will share their message of love through beautiful harmonies, and songs of inspiration.

Bell ringer Pam Guillet will also perform, accompanied by Lynn J.

Lynn Jurkowitz will once again lead the choir as Choral Director, Arranger, and Force of Nature. Lynn’s talent as a choir director is unparalleled, and she will once again bring a large group of voices to one beautiful, soaring, inspiring voice.

Please come join us again for one of Knox County’s most beloved and anticipated Christmas traditions-the Knox County Cantata Choir’s annual performance of Joseph Martin’s wonderful music.

 

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