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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

May 8th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – May 8-10, 2015

5. The Underground Skate Park, an outdoor portable skate park, will be at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg tomorrow (Saturday, May 9) from 10am-4pm. Skaters 10 and over can ride on ramps, rails and kickers. Youth on skateboards, scooters and roller blades welcome. Helmets a must, riders will have access to loaners. Lunch provided. More Info & Downloadable Waiver available at: www.undergroundskatepark.org

4. All you can eat pig roast and auction tomorrow (Saturday, May 9) from 3pm-9:30pm at Lancaster Mennonite School’s – Kraybill Campus outside of Mount Joy.  Entertainment for the kids; BERG go-carts, face painting, and an outdoor movie at 8:30 pm.  Quilts, vacation getaways, gift items and housewares to be auctioned to support Kraybill school.  Hess’s Barbecue and the famous strawberry pie desserts available! More Info:
http://kraybillauction.com/

3. Hershey Christian School Spring Benefit Auction (tomorrow, Saturday May 9) 9am-3pm. Sports memorabilia, quilts, plants, a signed Hershey Bears jersey, X-box 360, and much more!  All proceeds benefit the school’s general fund. Open Gym for the kids. More Info: hersheychristian.org

2. Friendship Community 22nd Annual Fest & Auction tonight and tomorrow (Friday and Saturday, May 8 and 9).Family fun & fellowship.  Live Music Friday night. Plants & Flowers , Food & baked goods, and Much More!  Proceeds benefit the ministry of Friendship Community. More Info:  http://www.friendshipcommunity.net/events

1. SVPS 5k Run and Walk for Life, tomorrow (Sat. May 9) 7:30am-1pm at 2 locations – Calvary Church in Lancaster and South Hills Park in Lebanon. Join with hundreds of believers across Lancaster and Lebanon counties to uphold the sacredness of human life and support the ministry of SVPS. Walk, 5K Run, Kids’ Zones, Kids’ Stage featuring Steven Courtney, Phredd and Jesse Rothacker and Forgotten Friend Reptiles. Lisa and Kids Cookie Break broadcasting live in Lancaster and Fred and WJTL broadcasting live in Lebanon. More Info:  http://www.svps.org/

Moms Rock Contest

May 8th, 2015 3 comments

Unknown-1WJTL presents the Moms Rock Contest sponsored by Koser Jewelers in Mount Joy featuring gifts for Mom  plus engagement rings, jewelry design, repair & appraisals. 717-653-4941 or KoserJewelers.com.

Tune in to WJTL beginning this Monday, May 4 2015. At some point during the day we’ll ask you to call in and tell us why your mom rocks! The correct caller will win a beautiful Honora Pearl Bracelet for your Mom valued at more than $100 (pictured right).

But there’s more! Each of our winners will then be eligible to win the grand prize for your Mom:  A diamond necklace that features 3 white gold flowers accented with diamonds valued at more than $600 (pictured below). The Grand Prize winner will be announced during the 4:00 hour of the Drive Home on Friday, May 8 2015.

The contest runs all week long (May 4-8 2015) so be sure to take WJTL with you wherever you are!

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For a complete list of WJTL’s Contest Rules, CLICK HERE.

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2015 Talent Challenge Contestants

May 7th, 2015 No comments

Here’s the list of those selected to perform at WJTL’s 9th Annual Talent Challenge at the Sertoma Chicken Barbecue in Longs Park in Lancaster on Saturday May 16th. Congrats to all of you!

  • Oren Martin (Yo-yo-ist)
  • Under the Sun (4 member group)
  • Cristabelle Braden (singer/songwriter)
  • Able (rapper)
  • Olivia, Grace, & A (singers, “cups”)
  • Devon Eshleman (guitarist)
  • Rooted (worship band)
  • Chandler Miller (cup stacker)
  • Juliana Schnee (singer/songwriter)
  • Freedom Lights (folk duo)
 Congrats again to everyone! We’ll see you there!
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Winning Wednesday: Plumb

May 6th, 2015 No comments

It’s Winning Wednesday and street week for the latest studio release from Plumb!  It’s called “Exhale” and today is your chance to win the Deluxe Tour Edition of the CD (featuring 2 bonus tracks) which hit stores yesterday!

Tune in to WJTL all day today to hear when it’s time to call in and win. The number to keep handy is 717-392-FM90!

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The Arbor Day Tree Giveaway

May 6th, 2015 6 comments

TB Stacked logo with#389E14WJTLUPDATE: Congrats to our winners Nick and Katelin from Ephrata! Read about their story and see photos on the Tomlinson Bomberger blog HERE!

In celebration of Arbor Day, WJTL is teaming with Tomlinson Bomberger Lawn Care, Landscape, & Pest Control for the Arbor Day Tree Give Away!

Our winner will select a tree from six varieties, and Tomlinson Bomberger Lawn Care, Landscape, & Pest Control will even plant the tree on their property!

fall tree for WJTL promotionVarieties include:

  • Red Sunset Maple
  • Shademaster Honeylocust
  • Norway Spruce
  • Eastern White Pine
  • Kousa Dogwood
  • Kwanzan Cherry

Deadline to enter is Noon on Thursday, April 23rd.

To enter the Arbor Day Tree Give away with WJTL & Tomlinson Bomberger Lawn Care, Landscape, & Pest Control send your name, address, and phone number to FreeTree@wjtl.com. One name will be chosen at random and we’ll announce the winner on The Get Up and Go Show on Friday, April 24th.

CONTEST RULES:
*You must not have won from WJTL in the past 30 days in order to be eligible.
*Winners must live in the United States; prize cannot be shipped to a P.O. Box.

WJTL Wins Two PAB Awards

May 4th, 2015 No comments

We are pleased to share the good news that WJTL won two Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasting 2015 Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting.  OUTSTANDING RADIO PROMOTIONAL CONTEST – for the WJTL TALENT CHALLENGE 2014” and “OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT – for KIDS COOKIE BREAK FEST 2014”

Lisa and Kristi attended this year’s award Banquet at the Hotel Hershey and accepted the awards during the ceremony.

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

May 1st, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things to do This Weekend May 1-3, 2015

5) Lancaster Artwalk – celebrating art and independent galleries in downtown Lancaster tomorrow (Saturday, May 2) 10am-5pm and Sunday (May 3) noon-4pm in downtown Lancaster. As Part of Artwalk, Father Daughter team Ned & Maggie Bustard are hosting a Noah’s Ark Print Making Activity at Square Halo Gallery at the Trust Performing Arts Center  near Central Market More Info:lancasterwalk.org

4) Conewago Creek Earth Day Celebration tomorrow (Saturday, May 2) from noon to 4 pm at historic Aberdeen Mills, Mill Road Elizabethtown.  Live animals, guided walks,  and giveaways. Plus Special presentations from Hersheypark’s Zoo America at 1pm featuring A great-horned owl, a screech owl, a black snake, a box turtle, a skunk, and a red-tailed hawk. More Info: ConewagoInitiative.net

3) Light’s Fort, the oldest structure in Lebanon County is having Open House tomorrow (Saturday, May 2) 1-4pm.  Tour this circa 1742 Light Family Home. Find out why it is called a fort, even though it never was one. This property is only open a few times a year so don’t miss this opportunity to see what life may have been like in 1742.  And yes, it is free.  More Info: http://www.lightsfort.org

2) The Lancaster Loyalty Day Committee’s annual carnival tonight (Friday May 1) 5-11pm and Saturday (May 2) noon to 11pm at Lancaster city’s Buchanan Park.  Rides, food, live music , face painting and camel rides. Free, but tickets or wristbands will be sold for carnival rides. Music from Matt Wheeler Band and others. More Info: At the Lancaster Loyalty Day Carnival Facebook Page.

1) Rafiki Africa Festival tomorrow (Sat. May 2) from 8am-Noon at The Junction Center in Manheim.  All proceeds benefit African Children by providing education scholarships and building schools through 3 local Non-profits: Rafiki Africa Foundation; Sudan Rebirth Ministry; We’re All God’s Children. The Festival includes a Walk, 5k Run, Music, Food and Celebration of African Culture. More Info: rafikiafrica.org

2015 Talent Challenge

May 1st, 2015 21 comments

It’s time for the 2015 WJTL Talent Challenge and we’re on the lookout for talented WJTL listeners–we know you’re out there!  We want to see and hear your talents.  We encourage musicians to enter, but the WJTL Talent Challenge is wide open to any skill that has the potential to impress, entertain or amuse our crowd at Sertoma!  Individual performers and groups may enter.

Ten contestants will be chosen to perform their talent on the Weaver’s Garage Stage at the 60th annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ in Long’s Park in Lancaster on Saturday, May 16th (in the afternoon).  Then, the audience gets to vote on their favorite performer–and we’ll award prizes to the Top 3!  $500 for 1st place, $250 for 2nd place and $100 for 3rd place.

Prizes were made possible by DavCo Advertising, meeting printing and promotional product needs from concept to completion.  www.davcoadvertising.com/

HOW TO ENTER:

Email your .mp3,  movie file or You Tube link to talent@wjtl.com or mail your CD or DVD to WJTL, 1875 Junction Road, Manheim, PA 17545.  (Drop-offs must be during office hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekedays.) Be sure to tell us a little about yourself and your talent when you enter and include your contact information in your entry. Contest entry material (including CDs, DVDs, photos, etc.) will not be returned.  There are no age restrictions, but kids under 18 must have their parents’ permission before entering.

The deadline to enter is midnight on Friday, May 01, 2015.  Eddie will be announcing the winners on Thursday, May 07 at 3:05pm during the Drive Home. (Contestants will also be contacted directly by WJTL.)

RULES, etc.:

**Comments left on this blog post will not count as entries.**

**Only one entry per contestant.**

**Past Talent Challenge grand prize winners are not eligible to enter.**

**Review WJTL’s contest rules here.**

Mike Williams Tickets

May 1st, 2015 No comments

Mike Williams is a nationally known speaker and writer who has recorded 14 CDs, 4 DVDs and written 6 books. Mike will be appearing live at the Junction Center Tent next Friday, May 8th at 7PM as part of Christian Comedy Night. Proceeds from this event fund programs at New Covenant Christian School in Lebanon.

Stay tuned to WJTL all day today for your chance to win a pair of tickets to this event! The number to keep handy is 717-392-FM90!

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

April 24th, 2015 No comments

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – April 24-26, 2015

5) Young Artist Concert Series featuring West Chester University’s Trombone Ensemble (Sun, Apr 26) 4pm at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Pleasure Rd, Lancaster. A free will offering will be received. More info: 717 569-0588

4) Pure Hope Coffeehouse tomorrow (Saturday, April 25) from 6:30-10 pm in the Social Room of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Highspire.  Seasons, the Etown College Saxophone Quartet, and more. The event is a fundraiser for Hope for Justice and Blood-Water Mission. More Info: at the Pure Hope Coffeehouse Facebook Page.

3)  3rd Annual Community Family Fair tomorrow (Saturday, Apr 25) from 1-pm at Conestoga Valley Church of Christ, at The Corner Of Horseshoe & Willow Rd. Bounce houses, a fire truck, games, food and more. More Info:   Cvchurchofchrist.org

2) Manheim Christian Day School Family Fun Day and 39th Annual Auction and Barbecue tonight and tomorrow (Fri & Sat Apr 24 & 25) at the school on Lebanon Rd in Manheim. Helicoptor Candy Drop, Pedal Car Races, Music by “This Way Up”, Bounce House, Train Barrel Rides and More. More Info: http://www.manheimchristian.org/home/auction-schedule/

1) Sahd Salvage Earth Day Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Event tomorrow (Saturday, April 25) 9am-1pm. Over 25 conservation minded vendors to learn from, tour the scrap yard, enter contests and join WJTL’s Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live. Bring your aluminum cans. Donations benefit the ministry of WJTL and the Columbia Food Bank. More Info: http://www.recycleyourmetal.com/earth-day/

Junction Center Tent Ticket Giveaways

April 23rd, 2015 No comments

It’s opening week of the Junction Center Tent Season sponsored by Turkey Hill Dairy’s All Natural Gelato!  Stay tuned to WJTL this week because we are celebrating by giving away 60 tickets to see artists like The Choir, Nichole Nordeman, and Burlap to Cashmere live in concert!  Find out what’s coming at TheJunctionCenter.com

Stay tuned to WJTL to find out when it’s time to call! Our number is 717-392-FM90!

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