Registration is now underway for the WDAN Summer Media Camp For Kids. It will be held June 17-22 from 12:30p to 4:30p each day at Danville Area Community College. The Camp is for girls and boys 10 to 18 years old. Kids who attend the camp will learn play-by-play, PA, interviewing, sports writing, video editing and more. This year's camp even includes a field trip to visit the University of Illinois.
Every Monday afternoon at 5:20pm, join K-ROCK as we make a reservation at Alice's Restaurant. Tonya Salomon will talk with Alice Krainock about recipes, and even tips to use in your kitchen. Plus, we'll post them all right here on VermilionCountyFirst.com. Because after all, "you can get anything you want at Alice's Restaurant," on 94.9 K-ROCK.
Every Friday at 8am on WDAN's "Ask The Experts," Dr. Randy Ashton brings you Sweet Treats and Good Dental Health. We currently have over 30 taste-tempting recipes available from his visits. Click here to get your favorite recipe today.
For those of you that think you can pick the winner each week in High School Basketball and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, here is your chance to prove it. It's our FREE U-Pickem games. Select High School Basketball, or NASCAR, get registered, and then pick the winners each week prior to the start of the event. The person with the most correct entries at the end of each week will win a great prize.
Join us for a little shopping on the radio. Each month we host an 'On-Air' Radio Auction where you'll be able to save money on lots on items from local and area businesses. Click here for more details about our Radio Auctions, and to find out when our next auction will be.
Send your non-profit group or organization announcements at least two weeks in advance via email to TomBarnes@neuhoffmedia.com, fax to (217) 431-1489, or mail it to Neuhoff Media, 1501 N. Washington, Danville, IL 61832.
Community Blood Drive at St James
St James United Methodist Church will sponsor a blood drive with Community Blood Services of Illinois on Tuesday May 28th from 3pm to 7pm. The drive will be at 504 North Vermilion Street in Danville.
Blood Drive May 28th
Saint James United Methodist Church is having a Blood Drive on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 from 3-7 pm at the church, 504 N Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832. For information, call the church at 217-442-1504. Walk-ins are welcome. Seventeen is the minimum blood donor age in Illinois or age 16 with a signed parent’s permission slip (available at the church). Be sure to eat a hearty meal before you come and bring a photo ID or your Blood Donor’s card. It's simple. It's safe. And you could save up to three lives. Donors will get t-shirts for donating close to a holiday! See us on facebook or stjames-umc.com or email us at email@example.com
Blood Drive at Diamond Brothers Insurance
Diamond Brothers Insurance will sponsor a blood drive with Community Blood Services of Illinois on Wednesday May 29th from 10am to 5pm. The Bloodmobile will be at 120 North Vermilion in Danville.
Whitestar Home Health Agency is requesting donated items to take to Oklahoma to help with this tragedy that has affected so many lives. They are accepting clothes, non-perishables & hygiene products. Drop off items to 108 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL. For more information, please call 217-442-0605. Please have all items donated by May 31st, 2013.
49th Annual Turtle Reunion Races
Knights of Columbus present the 49th annual Turtle Reunion Races on Saturday June 1st, 2013 from 12pm to 8pm at 310 Bryant Avenue in Danville, IL. There will be turtle races, food, and beverages, a 50/50 drawing, and fun for all. All proceeds will be donated to help those children with developmental disabilities. Any questions? call 217-260-1983
49th Annual Turtle Races
Saturday, June 1st from 12-8pm at the Knoghts of Columbus Hall, 310 Bryan Ave in Danville. There will be food & beverages, a 50/50 drawing and Turtle Races. All proceeds donated to help those children with developmental disabilities. Last year, $9,600 was raised and donated. For more information, please call Micheal Puhr at (217) 260-1983.
Smart Choice Food for May
The Rock Church in Danville is selling Smart Choice Food, including a variety of frozen meat for the price of $36, valued at over $80. Order dates are Thursday May 16th from 9:30am to 1:30pm, Saturday May 18th from 9am to 11am and Monday May 20th from 9:30am to 1:30pm(cash and link card only day). You may also order online, www.smartchoicefood.com. Pick up date for Smart Choice Food will be June 1st at 10am. For more information call 443-4559. You must come in person and pre-pay your order. Cash and link cards are accepted. Order dates/times & pickup will be at the Rock Church on 20 Poland Road here in Danville.
Potomac Community Blood Drive
Potomac Community Naz Church & Middlefork UMC will sponsor a blood drive with Community Blood Services of Illinois on Sunday, June 2nd from 11am to 2pm. The Bloodmobile will be at 206 E. Sate in Potomac.
Georgetown- Ridge Farm Soccer Fundraiser
El Toro Mexican Restaurant is donating 20% of your bill to Georgetown- Ridge Farm High School Soccer Team. Donation day is Monday May 6th, 2013 from open to close. Restaurant is at 619 S. Gilbert St. in Danville. Flier must accompany order for donation to be applied.
Benefit for C.A. Rush
There will be a benefit for C.A. Rush who has been diagnosed with lung cancer. Come & Join us in showing support for one who has always been there to support others. Event will be held at Robin's Bar on June 8th, 2013 at 101 East 5th Street in Tilton, IL. Half of the proceeds will be going toward mounting medical expenses and the other half will go to Danville Cancer Center. For questions or to make a donation, call 217-202-9544 or 217-443-3145. Multiple bands for his and your entertainment will be playing. An early Dice Run & all day raffles, 50/50 drawing, prize giveaways and plenty of food will be available!
Help Fight Hunger
Join us for Brand It Blue Day on June 8th to volunteer at the Danville Area Food Pantry. You'll even get a free shirt for volunteering! If you can't make it to volunteer, drop off non-perishable food from 7:30am to 5:30pm at the Express office located at 3607 N.Vermilion St. from now until June 8th. For more information, call 217-703-4156 or visit www.expresspros.com/branditblue