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September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month #ShowYourGold

If you know anything about us here at WBKR, then you know of our passion for research and awareness toward childhood cancer. We are humbled to be a Country Cares station for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and would honestly do anything to help raise money for their cause. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and I thought in honor of recognizing this great fight to end childhood cancer, we would look-back on our support... thru song.

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Kentucky Kookers Benefit For Glass & Morris Families Sunday At Diamond Lake

The Kentucky Kookers will be doing a benefit fundraiser for the Glass and Morris families who lost their children in a car crash on HWY 56 Saturday August 22nd.

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Up, Down, And Dirty For A Cure Extreme 5K Mud Run September 19th [VIDEO]

The Up, Down, and Dirty for a Cure Extreme 5K Mud Run at Diamond Lake Resort is back! Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 19th and take a walk down memory lane and watch when Chad and Jac gave the wall on the mud run course a test run.

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2nd Annual “Smokin’ For Garrett” BBQ Contest And Benefit This Saturday

Last June, 19-year-old Garrett Ward of Boonville was tragically killed in a boating incident. This year, the Warrick County community is coming together this Saturday, August 29th, for the 2nd Annual "Smokin' for Garrett" BBQ Contest and Benefit. All proceeds will benefit the Garrett Ward Scholarship Fund.

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Owensboro Health to Award More Than $700 Thousand in Grant Money

Non-profit organizations--38 of them--just received some excellent news. The organizations to be chosen serve those in regional counties in Kentucky and Indiana and will be awarded more than $700K in grant money from Owensboro Health.

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Dierks Bentley Announces Line-up For 10th Annual Miles And Music For Kids!

Over the last several years, Dierks Bentley has raised over $3 million from his Miles and Music for Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and concert event! He recently announced the line-up for the 10th annual event coming up on Sunday, November 1st and it's awesome!

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Photo by Ventara Dillon
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Carnival Cruise Lines Wins Award for Groove for St. Jude [Video]

Cruise with a DJ is less than two months away and Jaclyn and I are working hard on our itinerary for our trip!  Over 150 WBKR listeners are joining us on the Carnival Elation as we set sail from New Orleans to Mexico.  One of the things we'll be doing on the ship, for sure, is Carnival's Groove for St. Jude!  On every single sailing, Carnival has a one hour dance party to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  As you all know, St. Jude is near and dear to our hearts and it's close to Carnival's too!  In fact, the cruise company just won a major fundraising award for its work for the hospital.

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2015 D.A.R.E. Golf Scramble Coming In September

Listen up golfers, here's a great opportunity for you to give back to your community and play some golf! It's the 2015 D.A.R.E. Golf Scramble and it's coming up soon!

Here's some info from the Owensboro Police Department...

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SPARKY Rescue Hosting Ice Cream Social TONIGHT!

SPARKY Rescue is hosting an ice cream social with Cold Stone Creamery on Frederica Street Thursday, August 13th! Stop by Cold Stone tonight between 5:00pm-8:00pm and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Sparky.

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The Pitino Shelter, Facebook
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The Pitino Shelter’s List Of Most Needed Items

 

The Pitino Shelter is a wonderful facility here in Owensboro that houses homeless individuals and families, in attempts to transition them to permanent housing. They are always eager for volunteers to come help out by donating their time, money or products. Here is the latest list of items needed for the residents at The Pitino Shelter:

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Cecil Farms Produce
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Yard Party Friday!

We are hosting another yard party this Friday, August 7th at the WBKR station. Join us for lunch as we raise money for New Beginnings.We are also excited that Cecil Farms Produce will be joining us and bring lots of yummy watermelons!

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WBKR Yard Party Benefits Daviess County Animal Shelter

Who's ready for another yard party here at WBKR? We are! And, we hope that you are too! Join Barb Birgy this Saturday in the front yard of the radio station,  3301 Frederica Street in Owensboro, for a fun day with the Daviess County Animal Shelter!

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