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Public Service Announcements

To ensure your public service announcement is advertised, WIZS has made a policy change. We no longer accept hand-written submissions. This change will ensure the on-air personalities can read your announcement.

You may now submit your information on the form below.  We ask that your submission be email at least two weeks prior to the event in order to serve you better. WIZS will be happy to post your event below and announce it on air.

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Current Public Service Announcements

  • The Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department, in preparation for their 60th anniversary, are seeking photos and newspaper clippings of the Warrenton Rural Volunteer Fire Department from over the last six decades. Please send an email to [email protected] If you can, give names, places and dates if possible and include the photographer’s name if known.
  • Maria Parham Rehab hosts its annual Equipment Drive. Donate new or used walkers, wheelchairs, canes and bedside commodes now through the end of September at the front desk of Maria Parham Medical Center. Equipment will be distributed to patients of Maria Parham who are in need. For more information call Amanda at 252-436-1603 or RJ at 252-436-1640.
  • The 8th Annual Clarksville Bluegrass Gospel Concert will be Saturday July 30th at 6:00 PM at the Fine Arts Center located at 914 Virginia Ave in Clarksville VA. Advance tickets are $12, door $15 and children 12 and under are free with an adult.
  • St. John Baptist Church presents a “Rainbow Tea” Fashion Show and Concert on Saturday July 30th at Aycock Recreation Center 307 Carey  Chapel Rd. in Henderson. Cost is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Doors open at 11:00 AM and program will be 12-5:00 PM. There will also be a $1.00 raffle contest with prizes ranging from $25 to $100. You do not have to be present to win. For for information and tickets contact Dena Yarborough at 252-436-8163 or Carol Bratcher at 919-923-3752.
  • Unashamed will be singing at Delrayno Baptist Church in Oxford on Sunday July 31st at 11:00 AM. All are welcome to attend.
  • Unashamed will be singing at New Horizons Baptist Church in Oxford on Sunday July 31st at 6:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.
  • Summer Day Camp will be held at Hix Complex 313 Spring St. in Oxford. Half day campers will be dropped off at 8:30 AM and must be picked up at Noon. Full Day campers drop off at 8:30 AM and pick up at 6:00 PM each day. Half day camps resident $40, non resident $60, full day camps resident $80, non resident $120. Payment plans are available, register at the office or online at https://oxfordnc.recdesk.com. 2016 Summer Day Camp Schedule is  Aug. 1-5: tennis or outdoor and Aug. 8-12: cooking. Most camps available for ages 5-12.
  • Henderson/Vance Night Out Against Crime will be held on Tuesday August 2 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Breckenridge St. between the HPD and Perry Library. Presentations and displays by the HPD, VC Sheriff’s Office, HFD, Vance Co. Fire and EMS, NC State Hwy Patrol, Vance County Schools and many other agencies and organizations working together with the community to prevent crime and promote safety.
  • New Beginnings Ministries Inc. and the Ambassadors of Jesus Christ Association of 8139 NC Hwy 39 in Henderson will host their 16th Annual Revival beginning Wed. August 3 – August 5th at 7:00 PM nightly.
  • Henderson/Vance Recreation and Parks Dept. will conduct its youth football, flag football, soccer and volleyball registration from now until August 6th. Registration will be held at Aycock Recreation Center from 9 am – 9 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tuesdays and Thursdays 12 pm – 9 pm and Saturdays from 10 am – 6 pm. Registration fee is $30 for those who have played baseball or softball; $40 for those who have not and $60 for out of county residents. If you have questions call Steve Osborne at 252-438-2670.
  • Kerr Lake Shag Club invites you to join for a Pig Pickin on Friday August 12th at Kerr Lake Country Club 600 Hedrick Drive in Henderson. Pig Pickin Event  is $6.00 for members, non-members $10.00. Dinner will be 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM and dancing will be from 8:00 PM until 11:00 PM featuring DJ Justin Rouse.
  • The 7th Annual Book Bag Giveaway event for Granville County Students in the 2016/2017 school year is coming up! The goal is to distribute over 450 book bags and supplies. Sponsors are needed to make this possible. You can sponsor Grade School Level for $50.00 with name or logo on Back 2 School rally flyer; Middle School Level for $100.00 with name or logo on Back 2 School rally flyer; High School Level for $150.00 with name or logo on Back 2 School rally flyer or College Level for $200.00 or more with name or logo on Back 2 School rally flyer and banner. For more information and to become a sponsor call 919-725-6486 or email [email protected] You can also visit www.road2collegenc.org or [email protected] to College NC.
  • The Back to School Giveaway will be held on August 15th at 11:00 am at the Masonic Home for Children Gym located at 600 College St. in Oxford. There will be free book bags for students K-12 while supplies last. Doors open at 10:00 am. For more information call 919-725-6486.
  • Oxford Downtown Movie Night will be held on Thursday August 25th with the showing of “Zootopia”. Concessions available at 8 pm and movie begins at 8:30 pm. Bring a flashlight and lawn chair.
  • Guardian Ad Litem child advocates needed. Free interactive training classes will begin in Franklin County the week of August 29th. The Guardian Ad Litem program of Judicial District 9 (Franklin, Vance, Warren and Granville Co.) is now accepting applications for volunteer advocates. By investing 4-8 hours/month on a child’s case, you will ensure protection of the child’s legal rights and promote their best interest in our courtrooms. In addition, you will advocate for safe and permanent homes so that children do not become further victimized by spending their childhood in unfamiliar and temporary placements. Volunteers will receive training on court and advocacy for abused and neglected children. All volunteers must be 20 years of age and all are encouraged to apply especially men and individuals who speak Spanish. No legal experience is required, just he desire to make a difference in children’s lives. Call 919-497-4244 to get started or visit www.volunteerforgal.org to apply.
  • The Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will host the 27th Annual Tar River Festival on Saturday September 10th from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM in Downtown Louisburg and River Bend Park. There will be lots of vendors, the first ever Tar River Festival Food Truck Rodeo, live entertainment with the Switch Band, karaoke and a 5K Tar River Run. Don’t forget the Kid’s Zone with inflatables, rides, balloon artists, face painting and more! Plus the River of Yesteryear with demonstrations of cultural and heritage based events.
  • Oxford Parks and Recreation presents Women’s Self-Defense Class with instructor Brent Bedwell with over 10 years of teaching experience under the guidance of Shihan Fumio Demura, Cheif Instructor and President. Session one will be held September 18 – October 23rd on Sundays from 2:30 – 3:30 PM. Resident fee is $50, non-resident fee is $75.00. Deadline to register is September 14th, register at the website www.oxfordnc.org/recreation, stop by the office or call 919-603-1135.
  • Oxford Parks and Recreation present Karate-Do. Session One will be held September 19 – December 8 on Tuesday and Thursday evening 6:00-6:30 for Ninjas (4-6 years old), 6:30 – 7:30 PM for Youth Class (7-12 years old) and 7:45 – 9:00 PM for Adult Class ( 13 years and up). Resident fee is $100 includes uniform or $60 if student has uniform. Non resident fee is $140 includes uniform or $90 if student has uniform. Deadline to register is September 14th, register at the website www.oxfordnc.org/recreation, stop by the office or call 919-603-1135.
  • The Granville County Chamber of Commerce presents Friday Night Live @ Vino Oasi on September 16th from 6 pm until 9 pm located at 3200 Bliss Trail in Stem. Social with refreshments from 6-7 pm, music from 7-9 pm. Tickets are $20 each, cash bar and music by Universal Singers of Oxford. For more information visit www.vinooasi.com or www.granville-chamber.com.
  • The 3rd Annual Dr. Bev Tucker Memorial Henderson Family YMCA Golf Tournament will be held at the Henderson Country Club on Tuesday Sept. 20th with shotgun start at 1:00 PM. Registration begins at 11:30 AM and lunch at noon. For more information and to register call 252-438-2144 or email [email protected], please register by Sept. 9th.
  • The 17th Annual Chip Shots for Children Charity Golf Tournament will be held Friday October 7th at Kerr Lake Country Club and Golf Course. Registration fee is $75. Continental breakfast will be held at 7:30 AM along with registration. Shotgun start will be at 9:00 AM. Lunch at 12:30 with tournament ending at 2:00 PM. For more information contact Terry Mills Gilliland at 919-795-1033
  • The 1st Annual Military History Show will be held on October 29th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM a the Henderson-Oxford Airport 6514 Airport Rd in Oxford. Featuring various military displays from Revolutionary, WWII, Vietnam and more. Displays will include uniforms, equipment, weapons, vehicles, and other military historical articles. Free admission, open to the public. For more information contact Harry Coombs at 919-691-7697 or email [email protected] Vendor spaces are available.
  • The Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc., Head Start is accepting children for the 2016-2017 Program Year for Franklin, Vance, Warren and Granville Counties. Children must be 3 years of age as of August 31, 2016. Parents of children with mental, physical or emotional impairments are encouraged to apply. The program will make special provisions to serve children with special needs. These provisions include, but are not limited to, adaptive equipment and transportation. For more information, please contact: Beth Darnell at 252-492-4196.
  • The American Legion Post 99 and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 99 regular monthly meeting will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 99 will meet at 6:30 PM and the American Legion Post 99  will meet at 7 PM at the Sinai Rd and Mallard Lane, Halifax VA. For more information call 434-476-7179 or 434-476-1268.
  • For 144 years, the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford has helped children in need by providing a safe haven. MHCO is currently hiring House Parent Couples to help the children overcome difficult situations. If you are interested in making the world a better place one child at a time, please call 919-693-5111 or visit the website. Excellent benefits and pay available. MHCO is an EEO agency.
  • The Stem Ruritan Club will hod their annual Ham and Egg Supper on Friday Feb. 3rd from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM. The cost is $8.00 per plate, eat in or take out. The Stem Ruritan Club is located at 3595 Old Route 75 in Stem, the proceeds will benefit the Scott Jackson Scholarship Fund.
  • Bearpond Volunteer Fire Department will have a Brunswick Stew Sale on Saturday Feb. 4th from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM unless sold out early. The cost is $7.00 per quart. Stop by the fire department at 325 Bearpond Rd. in Henderson. For more information and advance orders call 252-438-3924 or 252-226-6734.
  • Henderson Family YMCA and Golden Corral of Henderson invite you to Daddy Daughter Dinner and Dance on February 4th. Dinner will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM at Golden Corral and the dance at the YMCA from 7:00-9:00 PM. Cost is $10 for daddy and daughter and $5 each additional girl. Tickets and information call the YMCA at 252-438-2144
  • A gospel singing will be held on Feb. 4th at 6:00 PM at Joy in the Lord Baptist Church 1238 Debnam Ave in Henderson. The featured group will be “The Backyard Bluegrass Boys”. All are welcome to attend.
  • New Beginning Ministries Inc. and the Ambassadors of Jesus Christ Association of 8139 NC Hwy 39 in Henderson will host their 17th Anniversary Revival beginning Monday Feb 6th through Friday Feb 10th at 7:00 PM nightly. For additional information call 252-492-2412.
  • MacCallum More Museum and Gardens is presenting a special art exhibit from Feb. 6th until March 5th of the PhoArt of R.F. Timberlake. In addition to some 30 scenes from the mountains to the sea, Timberlake will unveil a brand new collection, Meanders in Mecklenburg. There is a nominal admission fee with free admission on Sunday March 5th during the “meet the artist” reception at the MMMG 603 Hudgins St. in Chase City VA. Visit Mon-Sat 10AM – 5PM and Sunday 1-5PM.
  • Vance County Early College High School will have an informal session on Feb. 7th at 6:30 PM at VGCC Civic Center. If you have questions contact Debbie or Tannis at 252-738-3580.
  • The Granville County Sheriff’s Office will hold a Stew Sale, Relay for Life Fundraiser on Friday February 10th from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. Pickup location will be the Granville County Sheriff’s office parking lot on Watkins St. in Oxford and the Sheriff’s Satelite office 1546 South Campus Dr. NC 56 by VGCC in Creedmoor. Cost is $7.00 per quart and for pre-orders 919-693-3213 or 919-528-9489.
  • New Horizons Baptist Church will hold a Stew Sale at the Granville County Shrine Club on Roxboro Rd. on Saturday Feb. 11th. The cost is $7.00 per quart.
  • There will be a Valentine’s Dinner at Davis Chapel MBC 742 N. Chestnut St. on Feb. 11th at 6:00 PM. Join us for food, prizes, games and a comedy show. Tickets are $25 per couple and $15 per single. For more information or to purchase tickets call 252-438-0940 or 252-204-9334.
  • The Kerr Tar Rotary Club is holding a Rotary Has Heart Food Drive on Wednesday Feb. 15th to benefit ACIM. Food and cash donations may be dropped off at ACIM at 634 Roxboro Rd. in Oxford between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM or 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM. Donations are also welcome in checks made payable to ACIM and mailed to Kerr Tar Rotary PO Box 1053, Oxford NC 27565. For more information visit Kerr Tar Rotary on Facebook.
  • Granville Ambulance Chase and Food Truck Rodeo Family Day of Fun will be held on March 18th. Join in the 10k, one mile family walk, kids dash, or the 5k fun run. Admission to the food truck rodeo is free. On site registration will start at 2:30 PM inside Stovall’s Gifts 100 Main St. in Oxford. For more information or to pre-register go online: ghs5k.org.
  • February is Teen Dating Awareness Month. Only 33% of teens who are in violent relationships ever told anyone about the abuse. 81% of parents believe teen dating violence is not an issue or admit they don’t know if it’s an issue. If you or you suspect someone you know is a victim of teen dating violence, contact Families Living Violence Free anytime day or night at 919-693-5700. Remember, YOU could be saving a life!
  • Vance County Schools are currently accepting pre-kindergarten applications and kindergarten registration at all elementary schools for the 2017-2018 school year. To apply for pre-kindergarten children must be 4 years old on or before August 31st. To register for kindergarten, children should be 5 years old on or before August 31st. Parents are urged to go to the elementary school in the area where they live now to register their children for the upcoming school year.
  • Mother Goose Story Time will be held on Thursdays at 11:00 AM for ages 2-5 years old at Perry Memorial Library 205 Breckenridge St. in Henderson. For more info visit www.perrylibrary.org.
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