It’s a busy morning with Pin It To Win It for over $2,000 at 7:15 & 8:15, our Big Smart Head question at 7:40 and our Mini Super Bingo night out prize at the Treasure Cove Casino. Tomorrow’s big jackpot is $7,000.
Some deadlines coming up….
Your City Utility bill is due today
Auction Net…Register before Sunday midnight to get in on the $1,000 Auction Net credit. We’ll announce the winner Monday Morning
A reminder that winter tire rules kick in this Sunday October 1st . … That means your tires have to be equipped with tires showing either the mountain snowflake or rthe mud and snow (M+S) symbol on the sidewall in order to drive on BC highways …
Tonight is the big Wine Lovers World Tour 2017. Yes tickets are $150 but listen to who we’re doing it for. Judy Neiser explains.
(tickets at the Coast Inn of the North & The Spirit of the North Health Care Foundation)
And Listen to what Chef Alden is serving.
It’s also Coffee Day. Did you know it all started when a goat herder, in the 6th Century, noticed his goats got really excited after eating from the coffee plants. But it took 1oo years before people got around to brewing coffee. Did you know coffee is second largest
Tom Cruise‘s new film American Made one of the new flicks at Famous Players this week. But it’s not getting great reviews. I do like the trailer though. -Doug
Russ was our Big Smarthead of the Morning. Russ won an exclusive Drive coffee mug with 10 New York Fries Bucks.)……
“When these came out in the early 1900’s you could buy 8 for 5 cents” ...What are they? (Scroll down for Russ’s answer)
Some Entertainment News:
There’s an update on Steven Tyler‘s health. The Boston Globe is reporting he had a seizure backstage after a show in Brazil. They don’t know what caused it. Aerosmith has put their tour on hold so Tyler can get the treatment he needs.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus has revealed she has breast cancer. She’s currently starring in the series “Veep.’ ‘ she broke the news on social media yesterday saying. “The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and friends, and fantastic insurance through my union. The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let’s fight all cancers and make universal health care a reality.”
Auction Net is on right now. Click the icon to go to the site. One of the cool features is the the automatic bidding. You can set your maximum, for example $500 then enter a bid just above the current high bid. Then Auction Net will automatically make sure you are the top bidder until you’ve reached your max. Then if you are out bid you will be notified. Kind of a cool way to make sure you don’t snooze and lose on an item you really want.
Big Smart Head answer: Crayola crayons…The first boxes had eight Crayola crayons. They were red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, and black sticks. They sold for a nickel.