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Winning Wednesday: Sertoma Chicken BBQ

Eddie Daniels : May 13, 2015 5:56 am : News, Promo

The Sertoma Chicken BBQ is coming up on Saturday, May 16th at Long’s Park in Lancaster! WJTL will broadcast live all day starting with Lisa Landis and the Kids Cookie Break from 9 a.m. – Noon. Then, we’ll have live music and entertainment on the Weaver’s Garage Stage including the 2015 Talent Challenge!

It’s Winning Wednesday and today we’re giving you the chance to call in and win a family 4-pack of dinners!

Each meal includes a half chicken, Herr’s chips, Dole banana, Charles & Alice Applesauce, Pepperidge Farm dinner roll, Hershey’s Twizzlers Candy and Turkey Hill beverage and ice cream! Tune in to WJTL and listen for your time to call! Our number is 717-392-FM90.

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Ellie Holcomb Ticket Giveaway

Eddie Daniels : May 12, 2015 4:40 am : News, Promo

Ellie Holcomb is an American CCM-folk singer-songwriter raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Her father is noted music producer Brown Bannister, and she was a member of Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, whose frontman is her husband Drew. You can see Ellie in concert this Friday at 7:30 p.m. at The Junction Center Tent. Today you’ll have the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Ellie Holcomb live in concert. Keep our number handy: 717-392-3690!

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Touch-A-Truck Giveaway

Eddie Daniels : May 11, 2015 5:56 am : News, Promo

This weekend (5/16/2015) the Lancaster Bible College Athletic Department presents Touch-A-Truck, a fun-filled day of learning about and interacting with some of the largest “vehicles” in our community.

Fire trucks, earth-movers, agricultural equipment, a local food truck, inflatables, and a variety of activities for the whole family will be on site. The Life Lion EMS Mobile Intensive Care Unit will also be landing to spend some time at the event.

Proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey and the Lancaster Bible College Athletic Department. Touch-A-Truck happens at Lancaster Bible College this Saturday from 9am -2pm rain or shine!

Today we’ll be giving away pairs of tickets to the event all day, so stay tuned for your chance to win! Keep our number handy: 717-392-3690!

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Moms Rock Contest

Eddie Daniels : May 8, 2015 5:56 am : News, Promo

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

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!


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


2015 Talent Challenge Contestants

Eddie Daniels : May 7, 2015 4:19 pm : News, Promo

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

Eddie Daniels : May 6, 2015 5:56 am : News, Promo

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

Eddie Daniels : May 6, 2015 5:50 am : News, Promo

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 One name will be chosen at random and we’ll announce the winner on The Get Up and Go Show on Friday, April 24th.

*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.


2015 Talent Challenge

Eddie Daniels : May 1, 2015 6:50 am : News, Promo

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.


Email your .mp3,  movie file or You Tube link to 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

Eddie Daniels : May 1, 2015 5:56 am : News, Promo

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!

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Nepal Earthquake Relief

stacey : April 30, 2015 10:31 am : News, Stacey Gagne, Staff Pages

Here are some organizations/ministries that are providing aid relief to Nepal as they recover from the earthquake.  Whether or not you are able to give financially, we encourage you to remember this nation in your prayers.

Samaritans Purse:

MCC:  Mennonite Central Committee

Food for the Hungry:

World Vision:



Gospel for Asia:

Salvation Army:

*We encourage you to do your own research on any organizations that you donate through to be sure your finances are going where you intend them to go.
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