News Maker Lisa Wilt on the Red Cross blood shortage

The American Red Cross is reporting a 20 percent drop in the blood supply.

We spoke to American Red Cross Account Manager II Lisa Wilt in our latest news maker segment.

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Lisa tells us that the 20 percent drop is typical for this time of year.

She also tells how we can help in the situation.

Lisa also gives us some insight on donating blood.

Click here for Lisa’s interview.

If you can make an appointment to donate blood at redcrossblood.org using your zip code to give at a time that is convenient for you at a location near you.

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News Maker Donna Hughes on HRLS’s summer reading finale

Handley Regional Library System (HRLS) will wrap up their highly successful summer reading program this week.

We spoke with Bowman Library’s Youth Services Division Head  Donna Hughes about it in our latest news maker.

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Donna tells us about the amazing number of students that participated in the program.

She also tells us how the program is set up and the need to have participants submit their information by Wed. Aug. 10.

Donna also tells us about the celebration at the end of the event on Sat. Aug. 13 at Bowman Library Stephens City.

Click here for Donna’s interview.

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News Maker Preston Knight on SVEC awarding funds

Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) awarded the funds from Operation Round Up recently.

As we do every first Fri. of the month we check in with SVEC to see what’s the latest for the month.

In our latest news maker we spoke with Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight about SVEC.

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Preston tells us that voting in the SVEC Board of Directors will soon end with the results announced on Aug. 11.

He also tells us who received funding form the Cooperative’s Operation Round Up.

Preston also explains how any nonprofit can apply for funding for the October release of funds.

Click here for Preston’s interview.

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News Makers Magalis and Cline on Warren County Drug Court

Warren County Drug Court is closer to becoming a reality.

We spoke to Front Royal Police Captain Crystal Cline and Chief Kahle Magalis about it in our latest news maker.

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Crystal tells us the Drug Court will be represented at the annual National Night Out Aug. 2 at the Gazebo in Front Royal from 6 to 9 p.m..

Kahle tells us what it takes and what it is going to take to get the Drug Court in Warren County.

Both are confident that the Drug Court will be a reality in a year or possibly less.

Click here for Crystal and Kahle’s interview.

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News Maker Tim Bristol on Clarke Co. National Night Out

All week we have been telling you about National Night Out set for Tues. Aug.2.

Frederick County National Night Out is reviewed by news maker Lenny Millholland here.

News Makers Chief Magalis and Captain Cline tell us about Front Royal Warren County set up here.

In today’s news maker we spoke with Sergeant Tim Bristol about Clarke County’s National Night Out.

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Tim tells us where National Night Out will be held in Clarke County.

He also tells us that the band Jumptown will be entertaining the crowd this year.

National Night Out is a great chance to become familiar with the men and women of law enforcement and first responders in our area.

We at the River 953 and Sports Radio 1450 encourage you and the family to take advantage of this opportunity to get to know and thank those that serve.

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News Makers Magalis and Cline on National Night Out

National Night Out is Tue. Aug. 2 and is a chance to meet and greet first responders and explore equipment.

We spoke with Front Royal Police Chief Kahle Magalis and Captain Crystal Cline about the event in our latest news maker.

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Kahle tells us about some of the history of National Night Out in Front Royal.

Crystal tells us what to expect this Tue. Aug. 2.

They both have some great news about this year’s event as they try every year make it bigger and better.

Click here for their interview.

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News Maker Taryn Logan on boat landing upgrades

Warren County made some upgrades to various boat landings around the county.

Did you know that there are nine boat landings in the county?

We spoke with Warren County’s Deputy County Administrator Taryn Logan about it in our latest news maker.

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Taryn tells us what boat landings have been improved and how.

She also tells us of future plans for upgrades with possibility of more landings being added.

Taryn also tells us where the funding comes from to conduct these improvements.

Click here for Taryn’s interview.

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News Maker Meghan Bowers on Waggin’ for Dragons

Several organizations will benefit from the August 6 Waggin for Dragons event.

Along with the Front Royal Warren County Chamber of Commerce, the United Way and the Humane Society of Warren County will all benefit.

We spoke with the Humane Society’s Executive Director Meghan Bowers about the event in our latest news maker.

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Meghan tells us how much fun the event is along with being a great team building experience for your group or organization.

She also tells us how the competition is heating up between the teams.

Meghan also tells us there is time to enter the competition or become a sponsor.

Click here for Meghan’s interview.

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News Maker Samantha Barber on Reaching Out Now

Reaching Out Now has a program to prepare students for the upcoming school year on August 1.

We spoke with Reaching Out Now President and Founder Samantha Barber in our latest news maker.

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Samantha tells us about what to expect at the program and who is invited to attend.

She also gives us incentives to be a part of this great opportunity to help prepare students for the upcoming school year.

Samantha also gives us great reasons to register for the event before July 25.

Click here to register for the event.

Click here for Samantha’s interview.

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News Maker Todd Jones on Warren County events

As we do every Wed. we check in with the Director of Technology for Warren County Todd Jones.

Todd reports on activities occurring in Warren County in our latest news maker.

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Todd thanks and commends the actions of our first responders in response to Sun.’s storm.

He also tells us of future events for the Cardinals and the county.

Todd also tells us about a grant provided for the Warren County Sheriff’s Office for School Resource Officers and support.

Click here for Todd’s interview.

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