Thursday, June 14, 2012

Sweet Summer Favorites: Morning Show Highlights

Flag Day: This morning we mentioned that today is Flag Day, marking the anniversary of the original Stars & Stripes Flag becoming the symbol of the United States and our freedom.  Here are some links with a brief history of the United States Flag -
History of the Flag and US Flag Facts.  Celebrate today by displaying your own US Flag and enjoying some Patriotic Desserts!

It's also National Strawberry Shortcake Day!  It's a beautiful sunshine-y Thursday Morning making it a great day to enjoy this classic and oh so delicious dessert. Here's a variety of Strawberry Shortcake Recipes you may want to add to your collection:

Strawberry Shortcake Recipes:
Classic Strawberry Shortcake
Patriotic Summer Shortcake

Shortcake with a Twist:
Strawberry Shortcake Cookies
Strawberry Shortcake Sushi {Reposted}
Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs {Reposted}

WJIE Day at Slugger Field:
Summer, Music, and Baseball - it's a sweet combination, and there's still time for you to get your tickets!  Join us at Slugger Field this Saturday, June 16th for a concert with Big Daddy Weave and a Louisville Bats Baseball Game.  The concert will be held inside and air conditioned.  Plus, before the game our on-air hosts Jim Galipeau (Morning Show) and Bill Lawson (Weekends) will be throwing out the first pitch.  Tickets are available at, LifeWay Christian Stores in Louisville & Elizabethtown, and by phone at (502) 614-4542.  Details at

Follow and Win:
Follow 88.5 WJIE on Twitter by this Sunday, June 17 and you will automatically be registered to win 4 tickets for a day at King's Island, including admission to the Spirit Song Festival!  Our twitter handle is @885WJIE, but you can also find the link at  Don't forget to follow us on Twitter by Sunday, June 17th for your chance to win!

Visit for Artist Line up
Fact or Fiction & the 88.5 Days o' Summer:
Tomorrow you will have one more chance this week to play Fact or Fiction.  Play at 7:20 am and you could win 4 tickets to Spirit Song Festival on Thursday, June 28th featuring concerts by Switchfoot, Jeremy Camp and others.  Also, don't forget that winners of Fact or Fiction are registered for the 88.5 Days of Summer Drawing for VIP seats & backstage passes to meet the Newsboys.  

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