Deodorant and Smoothies?

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That sounds like an appetizing combination I’m sure, but don’t worry we are not making a smoothie out of something you put into your arm pit.  Today we shared some crazy ways you can use deodorant that are not just putting it under your arms.  There tips in her about where else you can apply it and other ways you can use deodorant to your advantage.  If you would like to check out the full list of tips click HERE.

We also shared some pre-made smoothie recipes, stuff you can just freeze in a bag to make into a smoothie later.  Check out the info graphic below for tips on how to make a delicious morning treat!

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Meet the Team: Ryan’s Barbershop Little League Baseball

 

IMG_1131.JPGFor this morning’s Meet the Team feature we talked with Coach Seth Mills of the Barbershop Little League Baseball team. He talked about the kids on the team and going 18-0 this season. Seth also explains his favorite memory from the season and what he hopes the players learn from their time on the team.

Listen to our full conversation with Seth, HERE!

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Outrageous Ballpark Foods – Would you try them?

Over the past few years, baseball teams have battled for the most outrageous food items. It’s a race that continues into the 2017 season. We found a list of the 10 craziest ballpark foods on the menu this year. Some of them are definitely a must try! But, others… we aren’t so sure…

If you have been to a baseball game this season you may have seen and even tried some of these renowned dishes. If so, tell us what you think! Read the full article about the “10 Craziest Ballpark foods for the 2017 MLB season”, HERE!

10. Churro “Dessert” Poutine – Toronto Blue Jays

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9. Taco Dog – Miami Marlins

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8. Lobster Poutine Stak – Boston Red Sox

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7. Tuna Poke Bowl – Los Angeles Dodgers

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6. Sunrise Dog – Kansas City Royals

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5. SPAM Grilled Cheese Sandwich – Houston Astros

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4. Miami South Beach Dog – Washington Nationals

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3. Bao to the Pork – Chicago Cubs

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2. Pulled Pork Patty Melt – Kansas City Royals

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1. Chicken Funnel Cake Sandwich – Arizona Diamondbacks

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And the craziest ballpark food of 2017 goes to the Seattle Mariners. The concession stands at the ballpark have earned the title by selling toasted grasshoppers. In the first three home games of the season, the Mariners sold 901 orders, over 18,000 grasshoppers!

Read the full article from ESPN, HERE!

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July MVNU Presidential Update with Dr. Henry Spaulding

new_president_spaulding_1The Morning Thing featured a conversation with Dr. Henry Spaulding today.
For our July MVNU Presidential Update, Dr. Spaulding discussed campus improvement projects, upcoming events for July, MVNU’s new engineering building downtown and his recent trip to Indiana for General Assembly.

Click HERE to listen to July’s update on what is happening at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

WNZR Celebrates Christmas in July!

christmas_on_the_beachThis morning we celebrated Christmas in July by playing our favorite Christmas music from 6 to 9am. Christmas in July is Knox County’s annual summer food drive to benefit Interchurch Social Services. All food and monetary donations collected on Saturday will go directly to the families in Knox County. Joy Harris of Interchurch Social Services explained why this event is so important to our community and what you can do to get involved tomorrow! Listen HERE to the full conversation!

Collection Sites:

Centerburg Service Area, 9:00 am – Noon:

  • Centerburg Post Office
  • Dollar General
  • Hometown Market

Centerburg Service Area 9:00am – 2:00 pm

  • Centerburg Interchurch Office

Danville/East Knox Service Area, 9:00 am – Noon, Cash Donations Only:

  • First Knox National Bank, Danville
  • Killbuck Savings Bank, Danville

Danville/East Knox Service Area, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm:

  • Danville Interchurch
  • Hometown Market
  • Dollar General, Howard
  • Lonsinger Pharmacy

Mount Vernon Service Area, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm:

  • Mount Vernon – Farmer’s Market, Public Square: cash only, 9:00 am – Noon
  • Kroger
  • Lanning’s Foods
  • Mount Vernon Interchurch
  • Baker’s IGA
  • Pakmail
  • Walmart
  • Gambier – Village Market

For more information about the the needs and the new event in Fredericktown, click HERE!

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We also talked with Dee Alerding and Becky Glass of Main Street Mount Vernon. They talked about all things July First Friday. For more information on the activities downtown and the road closings, click HERE!

The rain location for the band is the CA & C Depot at 501 South Main Street. WNZR will be downtown, rain or shine! So, stop by and register to win our “Clean Up, Dress Up, Freshen Up” prize basket!

  • An entire house cleaning from Carefree Cleaning Company. Amy Kessler gives you 4 hours of house cleaning! (Valued at $100)!
  • Two $15.00 gift certificates for Premier Designs Jewelry with Amberly Frye. (Valued at $30)
  • Six Scentsy Bars from Melissa Dexter, Independent Scentsy Consultant. (Valued at $25)
  • Plus WNZR goodies including an “On the Road with Big Blue” t-shirt, jar opener, keychain, hand fan, cup, Frisbees, chip clips, guitar flyswatter and   more! The prize package is valued at over $175!

For more information, visit our website HERE!

chocolate, Chocolate, and CHOCOLATE – The Morning Thing Fave 5

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WNZR celebrates chocolate for the Morning Thing Fave 5. Its Chocolate Day! Today, you don’t have to sneak that brownie or make excuse for the chocolate bar in your desk! Today you HAVE to each chocolate! Celebrate with us by eating this tasty dessert!

Listen in to find out our favorite ways to each chocolate!

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James Hubbard

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On the Road with Big Blue – First Friday and Christmas in July!

 

Its a busy weekend in Knox County! Join the Big Blue Crew as we head out on the road!

July First Friday kicks off tomorrow evening at 6pm. The Big Blue Crew will be in downtown Mount Vernon from 6 to 9pm. Stop by to register for our “Clean Up, Dress Up, Freshen Up” prize basket. Check out our website for more information, HERE!

Plus, and MTV Arts’ Bye Bye Birdie Opens at 7:30 pm. For more information about the show and to purchase tickets, visit their website, HERE! To listen to our conversations with the cast, click HERE!

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On Saturday Knox County celebrates Christmas in July! This is the 34th annual food drive to benefit Interchurch Social Services of Knox County. This year’s goal is $20,000. They accept both food and monetary donations. Here is everything you need to know from collection sites, activities and donation suggestions!

Collection Sites:

Centerburg Service Area, 9:00 am – Noon:

  • Centerburg Post Office
  • Dollar General
  • Hometown Market

Centerburg Service Area 9:00am – 2:00 pm

  • Centerburg Interchurch Office

Danville/East Knox Service Area, 9:00 am – Noon, Cash Donations Only:

  • First Knox National Bank, Danville
  • Killbuck Savings Bank, Danville

Danville/East Knox Service Area, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm:

  • Danville Interchurch
  • Hometown Market
  • Dollar General, Howard
  • Lonsinger Pharmacy

Mount Vernon Service Area, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm:

  • Mount Vernon – Farmer’s Market, Public Square: cash only, 9:00 am – Noon
  • Kroger
  • Lanning’s Foods
  • Mount Vernon Interchurch
  • Baker’s IGA
  • Pakmail
  • Walmart
  • Gambier – Village Market

Christmas in July at Fredericktown

NEW this year is the Christmas in July village-wide event, hosted by the Fredericktown Merchants, from 5:00 – 9:00 pm.  This event will be SO much fun for families. Join the Big Blue Crew for a wide variety of activities:

  • a dunking booth
  • petting zoo
    face painting
  • kids games
  • a “snowball” fight
  • carriage rides
  • an outdoor Christmas movie for all ages at 9pm
  • Santa Claus (in summer style) will be visiting the Interchurch Office.
  • For every 5 food items donated or a $10.00 donation, you will receive a ticket for a quilt giveaway. The quilt is donated by Kathy Toms.
  • The Fredericktown Area Church Association is having a pie auction and bake sale at the Presbyterian Church from 5-7pm.

The Big Blue Crew will be out from 5-8pm next to the Fredericktown Interchurch Office – on the corner of College and Main Streets. Stop by and register to win a special “Clean Up, Dress Up and Freshen Up” prize basket for the family featuring:

  • An entire house cleaning from Carefree Cleaning Company. Amy Kessler gives you 4 hours of house cleaning! (Valued at $100)!
  • Two $15.00 gift certificates for Premier Designs Jewelry with Amberly Frye. (Valued at $30)
  • Six Scentsy Bars from Melissa Dexter, Independent Scentsy Consultant. (Valued at $25)
  • Plus WNZR goodies including an “On the Road with Big Blue” t-shirt, jar opener, keychain, hand fan, cup, Frisbees, chip clips, guitar flyswatter and more! The prize package is valued at over $175!

Suggested donations for the Interchurch Pantries

  • Canned Meat (chicken, tuna)
  • Beef Stew/Hearty Soups
  • Boxed Dinners (Hamburger Helper)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Spaghetti/Spaghetti Sauce
  • Cereal (hot & cold)
  • Noodles/Instant Rice/Potatoes
  • Canned Fruits and Vegetables
  • Personal Care Items
  • Checks should be made payable to “Christmas in July – ISS” and can be mailed to P.O. Box 1052, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Christmas in July is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon and Knox County and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.