On The Road with Big Blue – Christmas in July Edition!
WNZR supports Knox County Interchurch Social Services at Christmas in July on Saturday 7/13!
This is an annual food drive to benefit Interchurch Social Services of Knox County.
This is the 36th annual Christmas in July and the goal is $20,000 in combined cash and food. On Saturday, 7/13, 17 collection points will be open and accepting non-perishable food and monetary donations to support all four Interchurch locations – Centerburg, Danville, Fredericktown and Mount Vernon.
Danville/East Knox Service Area:
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Danville Park
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.:
Bladensburg Community Center
9:00 a.m. – Noon, Cash Donations Only:
First Knox National Bank, Danville
Killbuck Savings Bank, Danville
Accepting donations all month, July 1 – July 31: Family Dollar
Mount Vernon Service Area:
9:00 a.m. – Noon, cash donations only: Mount Vernon Farmer’s Market
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.:
Mount Vernon Interchurch
Gambier - Village Market
*Join The Morning Thing on Friday, 7/12 from 6:00-9:00 am. Marcy and Rachel Rinehart will feature several Christmas songs in the morning lineup in honor of Christmas in July. They will also be talking to Joy Harris, Interchurch Executive Director in the 8 a.m. hour. Joy will share the current needs at the Interchurch branches in Mount Vernon, Centerburg, Fredericktown and Danville.
Fredericktown Service Area, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.:
The Christmas in July village-wide event will take place on Saturday, 7/13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.. This event is hosted by the Fredericktown Merchants Association. This event will be SO fun for families.
Join the Big Blue Crew for a wide variety of activities:
Baked Good Auction
First Responder’s equipment exhibit
Visit with Santa
For every 5 food items donated or a $10.00 donation, you will receive a ticket for a quilt giveaway donated by Kathy Toms.
WNZR broadcasts live from 4-7 p.m. next to the Fredericktown Interchurch Office - on the corner of College and Main Streets.
Stop by and register to win a special "Shape Up, Clean Up, Dress Up and Soak Up" prize basket featuring:
Suggested donations for the Interchurch Pantries
Canned Meat (chicken, tuna)
Beef Stew/Hearty Soups
Boxed Dinners and Sides (Hamburger Helper)
Pork and Beans
Cereal (hot & cold)
Canned Fruits and Vegetables
Personal Care Items
*Every dollar donated purchases ten dollars’ worth of food at the Mid-Ohio Food Bank!*
Checks should be made payable to "Christmas in July - ISS" and can be mailed to P.O. Box 1052, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
Christmas in July is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon and Knox County and the Knox County Sheriff's Office. For more information, call 740-397-4825.
WNZR would like to thank these businesses for supporting our broadcast from Christmas in July:
WNZR would like to thank these prize donors for their generous
donations to WNZR's
"Shape Up, Clean Up, Dress Up and Soak Up" prize basket:
Amberly Frye, Accesory Stylist with Premier Designs Jewelry