May 29, 2011
This Monday, May 30, 2010 is Memorial Day. A Federal holiday commemorating U.S. Service men and women who ‘paid the ultimate sacrifice' during while in military action.
Cheryl Penn with Rolling Thunder (NC - Chapter 6)
'Rolling Thunder' is a national non-profit organization. NC Chapter 6 is based in Winston-Salem and one of eight Rolling Thunder chapters in the state that keeps the POW-MIA issue alive.
Mission Statement: "To educate the public that many American Prisoners of War were left behind after all previous wars. They are committed to helping American veterans from all wars." www.rollingthunder-nc6.com/ Their phone number: (336) 924 - 0610
Operation Missing Man – NC was formed by members of Rolling Thunder (NC - Chapter 4). The mission of OMM is to inform the general public of the efforts being made to bring home the remains of the remains of US soldiers. Specifically, to obtain the DNA from families of soldiers from North Carolina whose remains are being held at the Joint POW / MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) in Hawaii. Presently, there are 43 North Carolina soldiers listed as MIA from the Vietnam War, 201 from the Korean War and many more from previous wars. As of June 2007…J-PAC has DNA samples from 30 of the Vietnam veteran families and 136 samples from Korean War veteran families.www.operationmissingman-nc.org/
The Pocket Flag Project http://www.pocketflagproject.org/
May 22, 2011
Topic: Care-Giver Stress
Are you a care giver? If you take care of small children, a person with disabilities or an elderly parent...you are a care giver. Dwight Bain is a nationally certified Christian counselor and 'Life Coach' with over 25 years experience. http://lifeworksgroup.blogspot.com/2010/09/caregiver-stress-dangers-of-being-good.html
Topic: Kids, sports and avoiding injuries
Guest: Dr David F. Martin, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Director of Sports Medicine - Wake Forest University Demon Deacons
Office # 716-4207 office
May 15, 2011 WBFJ Ministry of the Month for May
Solus Christus is a Christian safe-house for women battling addiction located in Yadkin County.
Paula Borton - Founder and Director of Solus Christus
Scottie Jerrell – volunteers with the ministry after being helped by Solus Christus
Solus Christus is supported entirely by donations from churches, individuals and families of the women that come through their doors.
On the web www.SolusChristusInc.org
Downtown Thrift Store benefiting Solus Christus is located at 214 N. Broad Street in Winston Salem. For more info call 773-7233
Something special at Solus Christus at 7pm on Friday evenings
Weather permitting, church members and youth groups are invited to fellowship with the women who are currently housed at Solus Christus. Enjoy a bonfire with praise songs, testimonies and roasted s’mores. Sometimes churches come out with special music, skits and pastor’s give sermons. Everyone is welcome.
May 08, 2011
"A Mother's Hope"
A Mother's Day radio special from Family Life Today hosted by Bob Lepine
More information for moms and couples...
May 01, 2011
The Mobile Library of Congress exhibit will be on display this Tuesday and Wednesday May 3 and 4 in Lexington from 10-6pm daily at the Davidson County Government Center upper parking lot. (Location: 915 Greensboro Street in Lexington)
The interactive exhibit is FREE and open to the public.
Guest: Abigail van Gelder
More information about the tour and schedule www.loc.gov/gateway
Educational Resources are available www.loc.gov/gateway/resources
Guest: Lynette Eason
Her newest book, ‘A KILLER AMONG US ‘ is Book 3 in the ‘Women of Justice’ series. Available online and in stores on May 1, from Revell Publishers. Lynette is a wife, a mom, a former teacher and author.
Update: Luther Harrison works with a Samaritan's Purse relief team helping tornado victims still recovering in Bertie County http://www.samaritanspurse.org/
There are plenty of ways that YOU can help the tornado victims in our state. Details online at www.wbfj.fm/event9.html