Entries by Kelly Bondurant

‘Rise Against Hunger’ Exceeds Meal Packing Goal

THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY Keeping the spirit of service and working together alive on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, approximately 400 volunteers, including local residents, 14 churches and various businesses and organizations, came together Monday for a “Rise Against Hunger” meal packing event and ACTS Food Drive. The event was held […]

Town Talk 01/22/20: Caregiver’s Cup at Sadie’s & Local Senior Games

100.1 FM / 1450 AM WIZS; Local News broadcasts M-F 8am, 12pm, 5pm Harvey Holmes, family caregiver resource specialist, and Michele Brigandi, aging projects coordinator – both with the Kerr-Tar Area Agency on Aging, appeared on WIZS Town Talk Wednesday at 11 a.m. Holmes discussed the formation of a new social group for caregivers affectionately […]

Volunteers Gather on ‘Coldest Morning of 2020’ for Smoke Detector Campaign

THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY Community leaders, first responders and volunteers gathered at the Henderson Fire Department this morning for the day’s kickoff of Vance County’s “Sound the Alarm” event, an in-home smoke detector and fire safety inspection campaign sponsored by the American Red Cross. During the first half of the day, […]

Town Talk 01/16/20: Changes to Annual Chamber Banquet = Less Time, More Fun

THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY Sandra Wilkerson, director of administration and events for the Henderson-Vance County Chamber of Commerce, appeared on WIZS Town Talk Thursday at 11 a.m. Wilkerson invited representatives from local businesses, educational institutions, government entities and non-profit organizations to attend the Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet of the H-V […]

Town Talk 01/15/20: ‘Sound the Alarm’ Fire Campaign Coming to Vance Co.

THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY Kelly Ferrell, American Red Cross Disaster Program Specialist, and Captain Lee Edmonds with the Henderson Fire Department appeared on WIZS Town Talk Wednesday at 11 a.m. Ferrell and Edmonds were on-air to discuss the upcoming “Sound the Alarm” event, an Eastern North Carolina fire campaign sponsored by […]

Town Talk 01/13/20: Ed Wilson Talks Vance Co. Board of Education, School Safety

THIS STORY IS PRESENTED IN PART BY DRAKE DENTISTRY Edward “Ed” Wilson, District 4 representative for the Vance County Board of Education and newly named Board Chair, appeared on WIZS Town Talk Monday at 11 a.m. Wilson, who is running unopposed in the current election for the District 4 school board seat, discussed recent Vance County […]