WSGW Morning Team Show: August 16, 2017

A “special” Wednesday Morning Team Show with Charlie and Dave and YOU…

It’s WSGW WinVitational Golf Outing Day!   This is the day our “Closest to the Pin” contest winners and guests, along with others, will enjoy a round of golf at Treetops Resort.   Plus, dinner after at The Lumberjack in West Branch and transportation from Blue Lakes Charters and Tours.

The WSGW “Closest to the Pin” Winners:

Thursday, July 13th, Crooked Creek in Saginaw:   Jerry Larkin, 7’10” – George Dembinski, 11’6″
Thursday, July 20th, The Sawmill in Saginaw:   Ron Marande, 5’6″ – John Obrecht, 13’3″
Thursday, July 27th, Spring Valley in Kawkawlin:   Michael Gregorczyk, 2’10” – Gary McKay, 4’5″

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New Poll introduced this morning:

WSGW OnLine and App Poll: Difficult American History

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(Charlie Rood)   I’m thinking David Crosby was in a drug induced, alcohol stupor, and relating back to his prison days when he made this comment.

David Crosby Says Ted Nugent ‘Not Good Enough’ for Rock Hall

Ted belongs.   Enough said.

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Ian Kinsler of our Detroit Tigers, talking about umpire, Angel Hernandez:   “I don’t know how, for as many years he’s been in the league, that he can be that bad. He needs to reevaluate his career choice, he really does. Bottom line.”

You don’t have to read between the lines there!

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Here’s an eclipse story we never thought of:

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (AP) _ A Pennsylvania school district says children won’t be let outside for recess during the August 21 solar eclipse because of the potential harm to students who look at the sun. The Cumberland Valley School District sent a letter to parents saying the decision was made after consulting the district’s physician.  The letter says district officials recognize that the opportunity to view an eclipse is rare, but the safety of students is more important.  NASA officials recommend viewing the eclipse through specially-made glasses to prevent eye damage.

Good reminder to everyone to safely view the eclipse!

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REMINDER:   This is the final week of the WSGW and Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan Summer Relief “Matching Gift Challenge”.   Thank You to all who have participated so far and are considering participating before the campaign ends.

UPDATE!   Yesterday, our friends at WNEM TV-5 helped raise $5000 and increase the match amount to $30,000!   Right now, total raised is $23, 118!

The Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan (City Rescue Mission in Saginaw and Good Samaritan Rescue Mission of Bay City) $25,000 Summer Match “Matching Gift Challenge” goes on through August 18!

A group of compassionate friends of the Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan, including Labadie Auto Company, John E. Green, and other anonymous donors, will match up to $25,000 in gifts You make to the Rescue Ministries.

Your generosity will help men, women, children – families – with food, shelter, clothing, and life changing help at the Rescue Ministries.

To offer a gift, visit the Rescue Ministries of Mid-Michigan online and click “Summer Match”.

You can also call 989-752-6051, ext. 124

You can mail a gift: Matching Gift Campaign, PO Box 548, Saginaw, Michigan 48606

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Wake Up Song of the Day:   Elvis Presley “Heartbreak Hotel“.   This is the 40th Anniversary of his death date.   What song do you use?   We went with his First Number One Song.

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