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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

APRIL 2018:

  • Spring Clean Event will be held at the Granville Co. Expo and Convention Center at 4185 US Hwy 15 in Oxford from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Shred Ace will be available to shred secure documents; CJ Iron & Metal will collect lead acid batteries, scrap metal, junk lawnmowers, broken appliances, broken bicycles, etc.; Electron Recycling will collect laptops, computers, cell phones, etc.; Granville Co. Sheriff’s Dept. will collect medications, sharps, inhalers, flares, ammunition and fireworks; Community Partnership for Pets will collect dog and cat food, crates, dog houses, leashes, collars, flea and tick prevention and towels; Hard Cover Books will be collected and recycled.

MAY 2018:

  • The first 2018 Meet Me in the Street concert is scheduled for Thursday, May 3, 2018, featuring “The Konnection Band”. This free concert will take place on Breckenridge Street in downtown Henderson from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A variety of food vendors will be on site and ID is required to purchase alcoholic beverages. There will also be a Kids Zone sponsored by Maria Parham Health, so bring the whole family for an evening of food, friends, and fun! The next two concert events are scheduled for Thursday, June 14, 2018, featuring The Castaways and Thursday, September 27, 2018, featuring Liquid Pleasure.
  • The Vance County Rescue Squad is having a yard sale on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 7 a.m. – until at 1735 Maynard Street in Henderson. Lots of solar lights, home decor, kitchen items, tools, toys, Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s, Halloween, Thanksgiving items. Household goods and much more.
  • Gospel Singing on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 6 p.m. at Joy In The Lord Baptist Church featuring “The Backyard Bluegrass Boys”. The church is located at 1238 Debnam Avenue, Henderson, NC. Rev L.T. Harris is Pastor. Everyone is welcome!
  • Mitchell Missionary Baptist Church hosts 7th Hat Extravaganza On Sunday, May 6, 2018, at 3 p.m. Event will be held at the church on 243 Lakeview Rd, Louisburg, NC 27549. Mrs. Carleceller Perry from Haywood Baptist Church will give tributes to the HATS. Music by Haywood Baptist Church Gospel Choir, and Michael Creek Baptist Church Male Choir. MC will be Mrs. Elaine Johnson of Henderson, NC. You are invited to fellowship with us.
  • Usher Board Anniversary, Sunday, May 6, 2018, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Adrian Davis will be the guest speaker. All ushers are invited to come fellowship together in the name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Oak Level UCC 5631 JacksonTown Road, Manson NC 27553.
  • There will be a Singing Solo Anniversary for Brother Joe Jones at the Room at the Cross at 115 South Carolina Ave in Henderson on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the program starts at 5 p.m. sharp. Food will be sold and many gospel singers will be performing as well! For more information contact Bro. Jones at 252-598-0788.
  • St. Baldrick’s/Fox Crossing Community event on Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Kolor4Kure fun run registration 10 – 10:45 a.m. The race starts at 11 a.m. Food will be sold at the stand. Carnival games for kids all day. Community vendors from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Head shaving will start at 1:30 p.m.
  • The Second Annual Multicultural Festival will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Central Children’s Home and Gym at 211 West Antioch Drive in Oxford. Featuring The Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble, Haliwa-Saponi Native American Dancers, door prizes, vendors and food trucks plus much more! Cost for Adults $10, Family group of 5 is $35, Students and seniors, $5, ages 7 and under are free.
  • The Shrine Club Fish Fry will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at the Vance Commons Shopping Center across from Supply Line from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • A bench press contest will be held at the YMCA in Henderson on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Meet starts at 12 p.m. Weigh-ins from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. This is a fundraiser event to support a crime and gang-free community and other related sources. For more info contact Harry at 252-432-4196 or email [email protected]

JUNE 2018:

  • Relay for Life Fundraiser Plant Sale will be held at Tractor Supply at 1733 Dabney Drive in Henderson on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 9 a.m. until sold out. There will be an assortment of colored irises, hyacinth, daylilies, forsythia, trailing vinca and much more! $3.00 for small 4″ pots, $4 for medium 6″ pots and $5 for large 8″ pots.
  • Vance County Relay for Life T-Shirts are now on sale! S, M, L, XL are $15, XXL is $20 and over XXL add an additional 0.50 per size up. Vance County Relay For Life will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018. To place your order call Jeanette at 252-226-6085 or Karen at 252-738-2247.

ON-GOING EVENTS:

  • On disability and looking to come back to work? NTI is the leader in helping individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans back into the workplace. We’ve already helped over 1,200 individuals within Vance County through our job services and, considering 1 in every 6 Americans has a disability, there are a lot more to help. If you are on SSI or SSDI and are looking to re-enter the workforce, learn more about the services we offer and register for our program at bit.ly/1450HelpsAmericansWithDisabilities. Our services are FREE to the public throughout America and we even offer free customer service training for those who qualify. If you have questions about what we offer, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/nticentral. and IM us. Maybe we can be the ones to help.
  • Do you need home repairs? Are you on a fixed income? Mission Legacy Inc. has partnered with contractors that provide low-cost repairs, based on income. For more information or to register for affordable home repairs call 252-204-0909 or email [email protected]
  • Granville Vance Public Health is offering Medication Assisted Treatment within Primary Care Clinic. Patients seen for Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) will be treated with kindness and respect, no different from any other patient. This is a judgment-free zone. Most insurance is accepted for visits and medication. Lab testing will be billed through LabCorp for special low rates. For more information or to make an appointment call the Granville Co. Health Department at 919-693-2141 or the Vance Co. Health Department at 252-492-7915. We believe even one day off heroin or opioids is a successful start to a better quality of life.
  • It is important to stay safe when using your generator. The outdoor power equipment institute recommends reviewing your owner’s manual and following all manufacturer instructions. Make sure your generator is well ventilated. Place it outside and away from windows, doors and vents. Never use a generator inside your home or garage. Install a battery-operated carbon monoxide detector. For more safety tips go to opei.org.
  • Could you be the voice for a child in court? Train to become a volunteer with the North Carolina Guardian ad Litem program and advocate for the best interest of abused and neglected children in court. If you would like to find out more about being the voice for a child, visit www.volunteerforgal.org or call the Guardian ad Litem Office at 252-430-5121 or 919-497-4244.
  • The Vance County Animal Shelter is in need of Clorox to help clean the cages. Also in need of food for puppies, dogs, cats and kittens.
  • Families Living Violence Free would like for you to join us for our class on Domestic Violence on Tuesdays from 6 -7 p.m. at the Offices of Families Living Violence Free, 125 Oxford Outer Loop Oxford, NC. For more information call 919-693-3579. Call by 4 p.m. if you need a sitter for class time. THIS WEEK’S TOPIC: WHEN LOVING YOU IS HURTING ME. Objectives: To understand what are “red flags”; to understand that battering is a learned behavior; to learn that victims are not to blame; to learn ways to avoid becoming involved with an abusive partner.
  • The Food Pantry at ACTS is very low, please consider donating some of the following items: peanut butter, jelly, canned meats, canned vegetables except green beans and corn, powdered milk, canned or dried beans, rice, instant mashed potatoes, boxed mac and cheese, pasta, boxed cereal, canned fruit, instant cup of soup noodles, applesauce cups, bottled water, juice boxes or pouches, pudding cups and evaporated milk. Consider asking your church or civic group to hold a Food Drive. Items may be brought to 305 South Chestnut St. in Henderson between 7:45 – 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce Scam Call Advisory. It has come to the attention of the Chamber that an individual calling himself “Dan” is calling local business saying he is with the Vance County Chamber of Commerce fishing for information to update a database. Please DO NOT give any information to this person and hang up.
  • Beginning Yoga will be held at Aycock Recreation Center in the Multi-Purpose Room on Thursday nights from 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. with Beryle Lewis. These sessions are based on basic Yoga techniques to inspire physical, mental and spiritual peace from within through balance, stretching and breathing. Bring your own yoga mat. Fee for members is $1.00 and non-members $2.00. For more information contact Steve Osborne at 252-438-2670.
  • The Kindle Ministry at Clearview Church is in need of more volunteers for Gang-Free, Inc. Volunteers are needed on Mondays from 4-6:30 p.m. to help kids with their homework, play games, serve meals and spend time with the kids. Mondays are days that Kindle serves with Gang-Free, but volunteer positions are available every day of the week. For more information contact Cara Gill at 252-425-4280.
  • Help Seniors get hired! Are you 55 or older and looking for a job? NC NCBA-SCSEP supports over 300 part-time positions in 18 counties by providing hands-on workplace settings for seniors to develop new skills and talents and support community service activities. Must meet income guidelines, able to work 20 hours per week, participate in job search and earn minimum wage stipend. For more info call Beryle Lewis at 919-693-2686 or email [email protected]
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