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The Bloomington Review

Join Jim Inman and David Pillar every Friday night at 6:00 and Saturday morning at 8:00 for The Bloomington Review. Jim and David bring a review of the week in news and sports in Bloomington and Monroe County, plus special guests and local information.

Have a question about a show? Email jim@wgclradio.com.

It was great to have Skip Chambers and Michael Carter from the Monroe County History Club back in the studio.  The Club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at noon at the American Legion – and the guys share what’s coming up, and their archive projects in the community.  Contact Michael and Skip at MonroeCountyHistoryClub@yahoo.com for more information, or find them on Facebook.

Plus Mr. Pillar is back with all your news, sports and weather!

Remember The Bloomington Review now airs on Fridays 6:00 – 6:30 pm, before Chalk Talk with Joe Smith and high school football.  The full show can be heard Saturday mornings at 8:00 – 9:00 am.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

It’s an encore replay this week – an updated news, sports and weather, plus a repeat with Trooper Kent Rohlfing from the Indiana State Police.  Trooper Rohlfing is part of the Methamphetamine Suppression Section, and he shares his insights on drug use in Bloomington and surrounding areas… not just Meth, but Spice, Heroin, Marijuana and prescription drug use.  If you would like more information from Trooper Rohlfing, call 812-332-4411.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

We are excited to have Dayna Thompson and Wendy Rubin in the studio this week to share about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sunday, September 13 at Bryan Park.  Dayna is with IU Health, and an Alzheimer’s Educator, and Wendy is co-chair of the event, and her husband lived with Alzheimer’s at the end of his life.  Jim also has your news, sports and weather for the weekend.

Remember The Bloomington Review now airs on Fridays 6:00 – 6:30 pm, before Chalk Talk with Joe Smith and high school football.  The full show can be heard Saturday mornings at 8:00 – 9:00 am.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

This week we welcome Vanessa McClary from the Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana.  Vanessa is the organizer of the Third Annual Indiana Balloon Fest, coming to the Monroe County Fairgrounds September 11-13, and she shares about this great family event on the show.  Discounted advance tickets are available through the BCT Box Office.  Be sure to like them on Facebook as well.

Remember The Bloomington Review now airs on Fridays 6:00 – 6:30 pm, before Chalk Talk with Joe Smith and high school football.  The full show can be heard Saturday mornings at 8:00 – 9:00 am.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

Jim and David have all your news, sports and weather for the week… plus our new theme music!

Remember The Bloomington Review now airs on Fridays 6:00 – 6:30 pm, before Chalk Talk with Joe Smith and high school football.  The full show can be heard Saturday mornings at 8:00 – 9:00 am.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

Julie Warren, the Director of Tourism from Visit Bloomington, is in the studio this week for our first #ShortShowFriday of the season.  Julie has plenty of insight on some of the exciting things going on in Bloomington and Monroe County in the weeks ahead – enjoy the show!

Remember The Bloomington Review now airs on Fridays 6:00 – 6:30 pm, before Chalk Talk with Joe Smith and high school football.  The full show can be heard Saturday mornings at 8:00 – 9:00 am.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

Jim and David welcome first-time guest Vicki Pierce from the Community Kitchen of Monroe County to the show.  Vicki is the executive director of the Community Kitchen, and shares with listeners about the great programs provided to those in need in Bloomington and Monroe County.

For more information about the Community Kitchen, check their website, their Facebook page or call them at 812-332-0999.  Remember donations – food or monetary – are accepted weekdays starting at 8:00 a.m. at 1515 South Rogers Street.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

This week Jim and David welcome Trooper Kent Rohlfing from the Indiana State Police.  Trooper Rohlfing is part of the Methamphetamine Suppression Section, and he shares his insights on drug use in Bloomington and surrounding areas… not just Meth, but Spice, Heroin, Marijuana and prescription drug use.  If you would like more information from Trooper Rohlfing, call 812-332-4411.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

This week we welcome Jason Bletzinger, Assistant Superintendent for Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation back to the show.  Jason will talk about technology in the classrooms, keeping parents engaged and informed and how RBBCSC will be handling student testing in the school year.  Be sure to like the RBBCSC Facebook page as well.

Enjoy the show, and don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

Do you have what it takes to bike 1,600+ miles?  Sam Durnil does – he just completed a trip with DeCycles from Bloomington to Nova Scotia.  Enjoy Sam’s story of the three-week bike trek across the United States.  Plus all your news, sports and weather for the week!

Don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

This week Jim welcome Berit Brewer Deal, as she discusses the Third Annual KING’s Blues, BBQ and Funkfest at Upland Brewery on Saturday, August 1, 2015.  The benefit is in honor of Berit’s late husband, Carl “King” Deal, Jr., and proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Bloomington.  Get your tickets early, and enjoy this family-friendly evening!

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Full-show Friday… News, Monroe County Sports Hall of Fame, Weather, Inman, Pillar, Donuts… what more could you ask for?

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This week Cullen McCarty from Smithville Fiber is in the studio with Jim, discussing the evolution of connectivity.  From email to smart phones to streaming, the world is shrinking and bringing people together – better and faster.  Cullen will talk about how the future looks for staying connected to friends, family and work.  Plus all your Fourth of July planning needs!

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Inman and Pillar are back with the week’s news, sports and weather – plus an encore interview with Monroe Hospital’s new CEO, Phil Lowe.

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This week Jim and David focus on a variety of local news stories, talk summer movies, highlight Taste of Bloomington and celebrate Kyle Schwarber.  Enjoy the show!

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Taste of Bloomington is an annual tradition for local residents, and we have the inside scoop from Taste committee members Ron Stanhouse and Talisha Coppock.  Plus, all your news, sports and weather!

Don’t forget to like The Bloomington Review on Facebook!

2015 Shop Local this Holiday Season Gift Card Giveaway Rules

1. How to Enter the Contest:

a. Register at
http://www.wgclradio.com/2015/11/wgcl-shop-local-holiday-promotion
beginning on Monday, November 9 at 10am EST and ending on Sunday, , December 13 at 3pm EST (the “registration period.”)

2. Eligibility Restrictions:

a. The contest is open to all WGCL listeners who are 18 years of age or older and who reside in the greater Bloomington and outlining areas. Employees of WGCL, Sarkes Tarzian, Inc., participating sponsors/promotional partners, other radio stations in the Bloomington/Indianapolis metropolitan area and the members of their immediate families are ineligible to participate or win. Immediate family members are parents, children, spouses, those in spouse-like relationship, and siblings (including those in step- and half-relationships when living in the same household).

b. Eligible participants can win a WGCL contest only once every thirty days and a prize valued at $600 or more only once every six months. Only one winner per household is permitted in any contest.

c. Only one entry per person will be accepted during the “registration period.”

3. Prizes:
5 Winners of a $50 Gift Card from one of the following sponsors: Technology By Smithville, Aqua Pro Pool & Spa, Carrell’s Unfinished Furniture, Vance Music Center, and Hoosier Workwear Outlet

AND
_ 1- Winner of the Grand Prize: (1) $500 Visa Gift Card from WGCL Radio

b. All prizes or prize certificates may be picked up the WGCL Studio 120 W. 7th Street, Suite 400, Bloomington, IN 47404. Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Any prize or prize certificate not claimed within 45 days of winning will be forfeited by the winner. If any prize or prize certificate is forfeited, an alternate winner will be selected. WGCL is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate

c. Contest prizes are not transferable. Prizes may not be substituted for or redeemed for
cash.

4. Selection of Winners:

a. Decisions of station management with respect to the contest are final.

b. Winner will be selected on Monday, December 14th.
c. Winner will be selected via random drawing from entries collected during “registration period.”

d. Winner need not listen/or be present to win; once the winner is chosen, they will be notified by WGCL by phone and email. If the winner cannot be contacted within 2 days after the prize winner is selected, an alternate winner will be selected.

5. Conditions:

a. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Winners will be reported to the IRS on IRS Form 1099 or the equivalent.

b. By participating in the contest, the winner or winners (and their guest or traveling companion, if any) agree to allow their name, voice, and/or likeness to be used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest for a period of one year without additional financial or other compensation.

c. Contest winners are required to sign a Receipt verifying eligibility prior to acceptance of any prize of more than nominal value. Before claiming a prize, contest winners (and each of their guests or traveling companions, where applicable) are also required to sign a Liability Release and/or Travel Release if the prize to be awarded is valued at $600.00 or greater, if the contest or the prize entails dangerous or potentially dangerous activity, or if the prize includes the provision of transportation, whether or not such transportation is provided by WGCL. Pursuant to the Liability Release and Travel Release, the winners (and each of their guests or traveling companions, where applicable) will agree to hold WGCL, Sarkes Tarzian, Inc., participating sponsors/promotional partners and the respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives of each of them harmless from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or participation in the contest.

d. WGCL, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the WGCL Web Site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. The station further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.

6. These rules are subject to the interpretation of WGCL. Any aspect of these rules, including the substitution of a prize or prizes of equivalent or greater value, can be changed at the discretion of WGCL, and such change(s) will become effective upon on-air or other appropriate announcement.

7. No purchase is necessary. The contest is void where prohibited.

8. Failure to comply with the contest rules may result in a contestant’s disqualification,
at the sole discretion of WGCL.

9. WGCL is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of any prize.

10. Copies of the written contest rules are available during regular business hours at
a) the main studio of WGCL, 120 W. 7th St. One City Centre, Suite 400, Bloomington, IN. 47404 or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to WGCL at the address above.
b) On the WGCLradio.com Shop Local In Bloomington page.

11. A list of winners will be available after Monday, December 28 9am. To request the list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to WGCL; 120 W. 7th St. Suite 400, Bloomington, IN 47404.

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