Catch "News Makers with Linda Bolton" every Monday through Thursday morning at 7:30am on 1490 WDAN. Linda talks with community leaders and news makers in the Danville and Vermilion County Area. If you miss an episode, you can click here to listen to some of the most recent programs.
The Great Easter Egg Hunt is coming Saturday, April 19th right outside the Neuhoff Media Studios at 1501 N. Washington in Danville. The day begins with a Ronald McDonald magic show at 9:15pm, followed by the Great Easter Egg Hunt at 10am. Over 10,000 candy and prize filled eggs will be hidden in Danville's largest bunny patch for kids up to age 10.
All games at Danville Stadium, except Apr 30th game.
Each game will be available on WDAN 10 minutes prior to first-pitch,
and will also be available online on VermilionCountyFirst.com.
WDAN's Business of the Week
DD Homes Address: 340 Bryan Ave., Danville www.ddhomes.net
DD Homes Network, is a quality focused network dedicated to providing exceptional residential services to adults with developmental disabilities and other cognitive impairments within a highly respectful, activity-rich, well managed and caring environment.
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.
WDAN Sports Talk
It's the longest running sports talk show in the area. Saturday Morning Sports Talk, with Eric Westfall, Harry Eisenhauer, Tim Bunton, Pat O'Shaunessy & Fowler Connell. They talk about everything sports...Baseball, Basketball, Football, Boys & Girls High School Sports, and of course the Cards, Cubs and Illini. Plus they welcome Fred Kroner from the News Gazette and many other guests each week. It's Saturday Morning Sports Talk, Saturday mornings from 8-10am on Danville's Talk Station, 1490 WDAN.
Click here ... ... to access the online webcast, and if you ever miss the show, you can download the podcast from our homepage.
D102 & 1490 WDAN are your home for Fighting Illini Sports. We'll cover Illini Football, and all of the Illini Men's Basketball games throughout the 2013-2014 season.
Eric Loy, Scot Medlin and Fowler Connell will follow the Illini with pregame shows and weekly features as they get you ready for each Fighting Illini game.
Click here to see the upcoming Illini Sports schedule on D102 & 1490 WDAN.
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.
Fowler Connell celebrates his 90th Birthday this weekend. Happy Birthday, Fowler! Here's to many more!
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.
All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet at VFW
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - All you can eat breakfast buffet from 7 am - 9:30 am at the VFW, 8 Pine St, Danville. Eggs scrambled or your way, french toast, pancakes, bacon, sausage, potatoes, white gravy, biscuits. Orange juice and coffee provided. Carry-outs available. Price $6.00.
Easter Fun Day at Vermilion County Fairgrounds
April 19, 2014 from 2-5 pm at the Vermilion County Fairgrounds. Easter Egg Hunt, Baby Contest, Petting Zoo, Bounce House. $5 per child under 12; $3 per adult (1 & under free); this fee gets you: all events, lunch, candy bag, mud bog, electric trucks, face painting, chalk art contest, take pictures with the Easter Bunny. For more info: Carla Haga 217-497-9897 or Lori Rouse 217-304-6082.
Jim Swider Cancer Benefit at American Legion Post 210
American Legion Post 210 will be hosting a cancer benefit for Jim Swider on Saturday, April 19, from 2pm-8pm. All day = live auctions, hourly drawings, 50/50, door prizes, entertainment; and the raffle of a 1968 Chevy Chevelle will be held at 5:30 pm. For more information, contact Danny at 217-213-4799 or Debbie at 217-304-5975.
Mt Vernon UMC Easter Day Activities
The Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church (Champaign) is opening their Easter day activities to the community. All are welcome to a free, full breakfast beginning at 9:00 A.M., followed by an Easter egg hunt for children at 9:45. The service celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ will begin at 10:30 A.M. This country church is located at 2201 CR 900 East, Champaign. To reach the church, drive north on Mattis road out of Champaign three miles past Olympian Drive, turn left at the church sign (CR 2200 north) and drive one mile to the church. Call the Rev. Dr. L. Rachel Berry, 217-359-0196, for more information.
Illiana Alzheimer's Conference.
Caring for someone afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease can present daily challenges. That’s why the Illiana Alzheimer’s Alliance (IAA) of Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s Foundation is hosting a day-long conference for caregivers entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease Challenges & Choices,” on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The conference will be held at the Beef House Banquet Center in Covington, IN. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Illinois time. The conference is 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and includes lunch. Cost is $30 for caregivers/CNAs/public; $80 for professionals (includes CEUs), and $30 for students with ID. For more information or to register, contact Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s Foundation, 551 North Logan Avenue, Danville, IL 61832, 217.442.6583.
Registration deadline is Monday, April 21, 2014. Seating is limited.
2nd Annual South View Family Council Entertainment and Shopping Extravaganza
The second annual South View Family Council Entertainment and Shopping Extravaganza will be taking place on Monday, April 21st from 5-7:30 in the South View Cafetorium. There will be vendors, raffle items, a silent auction and a 50/50 drawing. All proceeds raised will benefit the South View Music Department as well as the general fund that helps all South View students.
Clean Up Day for Seniors 60 and over
Seniors age 60 and over in the Georgetown, Indianola, Sidell and Allerton areas can take advantage of free help around the house and yard on Saturday, April 26. Faith in Action South and the Jamaica Flatlanders 4-H Club are pairing up to offer a Chore Day for seniors April 26 from 9 am – 3 pm. Club members can wash windows, clean out flower beds, sweep out garages, pick up sticks or help with other spring cleaning jobs. Call Faith in Action South at 217.267.2752 by Wednesday, April 23 to sign up. Homeowners are asked to provide their own cleaning supplies. Faith in Action South is an outreach ministry of Presence United Samaritans Medical Center’s Foundation.
Danville Care Center Blood Drive
Friday, April 25 from 11 am – 3 pm in the cafeteria. To make an appointment, contact Nancy Burris at 217-443-2977 or email@example.com.
Benefit Concert for Dylan Lyons
Benefit Concert for Dylan Lyons on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the David S Palmer Arena, Danville. Doors open at 5 pm. bands start at 5:30 pm. Tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Age 15 and under free when accompanied by a paid adult. Tickets available at the Palmer Arena Box Office. Entertainment = X-Krush, 90s Daughter, Feuding Hillbillys, Heel Dragger, Upshot, Johnnie Mae, James Jones Trio, John Jansky. Silent auctions; 50/50; Dylan t-shirts and bracelets.
Interested in being a vendor? Call 339-526-9011.
Covington United Methodist Women to Hold Annual Rummage Sale
Covington United Methodist Women's annual rummage sale will take place Saturday, April 26, from 8 am - 1 pm EST at the church, 419 Washington St, Covington. Clothing for adults and children, small appliances, glassware, toys, crafts and miscellaneous. Proceeds will help the United Methodist Women support various local, national and world mission projects. For additional information, please contact Fauneil Bever @ 765-793-3016 or Jane Moore @ 765-366-1302.
Join us as we assist Marcy (Partin) McCarty in “Kicking Cancer’s Butt”. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 4pm til whenever. Sarge’s Tap, 409 E Main St, Danville. Karaoke, Auction, Food, Games, Picture Booth, and 50/50 Raffle. If you are unable to attend and would like to donate, an account has been set up at Midwest America Federal Credit Union (210 N Gilbert St) in the name of Monica Wisecup. Any amount you feel you can contribute is appreciated. Thank you in advance - Prayers are also appreciated.