This Saturday afternoon WEOL will be at the Lorain International Festival. Come hangout with us at the Black River Landing as we enjoy the great cuisine, culture, and music from around the world. If you can’t get there on Saturday, dial us up on your radio to hear live updates from the event all afternoon long. From 12 – 3pm, our own Craig Adams will interview those in attendance and those who make the Festival run. It’s going to be a good time! So come down to the Black River Landing for the Lorain International Festival running all day Saturday. For more information click on the image above.
The Lorain International Festival is officially underway, and this year the event will feature the festivals first ever Duck Derby. On Sunday, June 26, nearly 5,000 rubber ducks will work their way down the Black River. Prizes for the best finishes in the race are worth $1,000, $500 and $250. The cost to adopt a single duck is $5 with deals as your purchase more. Ducks can be purchased either online at www.duckrace.com or in person at the Lorain International Festival. Proceeds from the race go to the International Festival and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lorain.
Another WEOL Spotlight series is in the books. If you missed any of the interviews from the two day Spotlight on Vermilion click on the image at the left to visit the web page and hear all the interviews on demand. We would like to thank everyone who came out for our shows as well as all those at The Nest for letting us do our show in your great restaurant. Make sure to join us next month when we head to Arbica Coffee House in Amherst, July 11 – July 13.
On Thursday, June 23rd at 6pm, the United Way of Greater Lorain County will hold their first ever Spellebrate Lorain County: A Night at the Bee! fundraiser. Among the local celebrities competing for the Lorain spelling crown will be WEOL’s own Tim Alcorn. The Morning Show’s Bruce VanDyke will also be in attendance as the Bee’s official pronouncer.
The funds from the event will go to help support the Lorain County Volunteer Connection. Tickets cost $30 and include a dinner, drink and even a chance to win some great prizes. You can reserve your seat online at www.handsonneo.org or by texting Spellebrate to 41444.
If you would like to compete, you can find out more information on starting your own four person team by clicking here.