Joining me in the studio is Sarah Brandt from the Rochester Area Family Y. Yes, I am wearing mittens.
The devastation in the Philipines is just unfathomable. I had an opportunity to talk with Biv Malibago and Yvette Hoyme from the Rochester Philipine-American Association. Biv will be heading to the Philipines to assess conditions and needs there and be back in time for a benefit fundraiser at Century High School December 22nd. More details will be posted on the Phil-Am website. Here's our conversation ~
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Click on the image above to learn how you can join the Rochester Salvation Army to address homelessness in the community.
With Gary Allan at Country Fest a few years back. He turns 46 today. He'll be at Treasure Island in January!
Photo: YouTube screen capture, "Remind Me" BradPaisleyVevo Channel
A judge in Nashville is letting songwriter Amy Bowen ask that very question! She goes by the stage name Lizza Connor, and she claims that she wrote the song "Remind Me" that was a hit for Brad Paisley with Carrie Underwood. Her claim is that she wrote the song, played it around nashville and showed it off, and it was ultimately stolen. Hopefully, this will get resolved so that everybody wins.
Luke Bryan is excited about the return of "Bluke" next Spring in Vegas, co-hosting the ACM Awards with Blake Shelton. He had so much fun last year, he's looking forward to it again. Have a look at what went on behind the scenes with Blake and Luke before the 48th Annual ACM Awards last Spring...
Check out this way cool snow maze and the dog that tries his best, but ends up cheating at it.
Photo: YouTube screen capture
So, who is this guy that dropped $1,000 in one dollar bills at the Mall Of America? Why did he do it? Well, allow himself to introduce himself...
Calgary Hitmen hockey fans tossed 25,921 stuffed toys onto the ice for the 19th Annual Teddy Bear Toss. Fans are asked to bring a bear to throw when the Hitmen score their first goal or the "teddy bear" goal. The toys will be distributed to the needy through the Salvation Army among other non-profit organizations.
This week The Fox's annual Toys For Tots Drive with SEMA Equipment is underway! Check the Toys For Tots page for a drop spot near you and check for the location where Julie will be broadcasting live!
Photo: YouTube screen capture
Stephen Barker Liles, one-half of Love And Theft is a dad. He and his fiance, Jenna, welcomed their son, Jett Barker Liles into the world yesterday morning (Monday, December 2nd) in Nashville.
Here is their latest, "If You Ever Get Lonely".
Keith Anderson is a dad, too. He and his wife, Lauren, are still recovering from the birth of Jaxon Creed Anderson, on November 13th. Keith Tweeted this picture ~
Photo: Twitter screen capture
*Whew!* I am so glad my job didn't show up in the Top 10!
According to a story posted at CareerCast and The Washington Post, here are The Top 10 Worst Jobs of 2013.
10. Flight Attendant
7. Meter Reader,
6. Dairy Farmer
5. Oil rig worker,
3. Enlisted Military Personnel
1) Newspaper Reporter
The Wall Street Journal ranked the positions from top to bottom.