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96.3 WayFM 2022 FABULOUS FAMILY BIKE GIVEAWAY Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s WayFM, listeners can participate…

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Our June 2022 spotlight is on Portland Rescue Mission! Their mission is to share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction. Since 1949, Portland Rescue Mission has been sharing the love of Christ with our hurting neighbors. From emergency services to long-term recovery and vocational training, Portland Rescue Mission walks alongside people on their journey to new life.   Portland Rescue Mission Services Donate…

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96.3 WayFM 2022 PORTLAND'S ROSE FESTIVAL CITYFAIR GIVEAWAY Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s WayFM, listeners can…

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96.3 WayFM WIN A COFFEE BREAK FOR YOUR OFFICE! PROMOTION  Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s…

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96.3 WayFM BIRTHDAY-IN-A-BOX (SPONSORED BY CHANDELIER BAKERY) PROMOTION  Official Contest Rules Contest in conjunction with WayFM Network. OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN (EXCEPT MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY). A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, DC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. In conjunction with Portland’s WayFM, listeners…

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Our April 2022 spotlight is on Best Buddies in Oregon! Best Buddies in Oregon offers One-to-One Friendship and Leadership Development programs for individuals with and without intellectual disabilities.     One-to-One Friendships: Builds friendships between people with and without IDD, offering social mentoring while improving the quality of life and level of inclusion.   Leadership Development: Educates and empowers people with and without IDD, to be leaders, public speakers and advocates.     Best Buddies…

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Our March 2022 spotlight is on Faithful Friends! Their mission is to cultivate mentor relationships that inspire growth, resilience, and hope. Their vision is to transform generations through the power of friendship.  96.3 WayFM Operations Director Ryan Trotter interviews Faithful Friends' Executive Director Brianna Woods in this edition of our weekly Community Connect Program! Faithful Friends Resources: Website Donate! Instagram Get Involved! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO OUR COMMUNITY CONNECT INTERVIEW WITH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BRIANNA…

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Our February 2022 spotlight is on LIFE OPTIONS network. Their mission is to empower women and families with unexpected pregnancies, and their goal is to provide every opportunity to meet their clients' physical, vocational, shelter and nutritional needs. 96.3 WayFM Promotions Director Dustin Donnor interviews President and Founder of LIFE OPTIONS network Jennifer Hoffman about the history of the nonprofit, current needs and dreams for the future in this edition of our weekly Community Connect…

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June 2022 Community Impact Monthly Spotlight: Portland Rescue Mission Our June 2022 spotlight is on Portland Rescue Mission! Their mission is to share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness or addiction. Click their logo to learn more about this incredible organization!   Previous Spotlights:                    Previous Connect Interviews: Best Buddies Oregon            …

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ENTER OUR BIRTHDAY-IN-A-BOX GIVEAWAY HERE! SPONSORED BY CHANDELIER BAKERY! (ONGOING PROMOTION) ENTER OUR WORKPLACE COFFEE BREAK GIVEAWAY HERE! (ONGOING PROMOTION) ENTER OUR FABULOUS FAMILY BIKE GIVEAWAY HERE! (JUNE 25 - JULY 3) CLICK HERE FOR LOCAL CONTEST RULES  

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Be a Day Maker! WayFM wants to encourage you and others during this time! Drop off some cookies for a family member or friend, pay for the car behind you next time you're in a drive-through, mow a neighbor's lawn, or commit to spreading kindness in another way! Print the SURPRISE cards below to share with YOUR kind act of making someone's day.

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Virtual Summer Fun

Well it looks like summer is going to be a lot tougher on parents...since a lot of summer camps and Vacation Bible School's won't be happening this year, we wanted to give you some online tools to help you and your family survive this summer! And if you know of a great resource not listed - let us know! Happy Camper Live is like a real life summer camp online with virtual camp counselors, rec…

Virtual Summer Fun

Well it looks like summer is going to be a lot tougher on parents...since a lot of summer camps and Vacation Bible School's won't be happening this year, we wanted to give you some online tools to help you and your family survive this summer! And if you know of a great resource not listed - let us know! Happy Camper Live is like a real life summer camp online with virtual camp counselors, rec…

91.1 Gadsden Tuition Savings

  As parents we want the best for our children, including a quality Christian education. But that’s not always easy to afford. Northeast Alabama's WayFM Tuition Savings Program can help! Save 40 % on tuition at Coosa Christian School by purchasing through WayFM! We’re partnering with Coosa Christian School in Gadsden to give WayFM families a tuition discount. If you qualify for this program, you can receive a one-year tuition voucher equivalent to the full price…

Fun & unique local activities for the Summer!

With social distancing guidelines in play, summer vacation plans may look a little different this year. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun right here close to home!! We've compiled this list of hidden gems and Summer Staycation ideas, all within a 2-hour radius of Nashville!   Unique Overnight Stays: Forest Gully Farms, a hobbit themed airbnb - Santa Fe, TN Wee Nook, another hobbit themed airbnb - McEwen, TN Sulfur Springs, TN's first luxury treehouse -…

Online Church Services

Due to social distancing and stay-at-home orders being in effect, many churches are providing their services online so everyone can still join-in and worship!  We have compiled this list of area churches for your convenience and consideration.  If your church is online, but you don't seem them listed, please email the church name, service time(s) and web link to Ben (bsmith@wayfm.com). EVANSVILLE Full Gospel Mission -  Sundays at 10:00 am Spirit Life Worship Center -…

Community Impact Spotlight – Blanchet House

    This month the Community Impact Spotlight is shinning on Blanchet House. Blanchet (pronounced Blan-shay) House is a nonprofit social services organization located in downtown Portland. They provide food, clothing and housing programs to people in need. They believe that it is their responsibility to offer assistance in whatever way we can. They are not affiliated with any religious organizations though their founders are rooted in the Catholic community. Meal Program We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner…

I Am WayFM!

  Here at 89.7 WayFM, we work hard every day to bring you messages of hope, alongside the upbeat music you already love. If WayFM has encouraged you and your family, especially over the last several weeks, we’d love to hear your story, and share it to bless our team and other WayFM listeners. Thank you for sharing how YOU are WayFM below! **All entries have a chance to win an Amazon Echo Dot**

Be The Gift Nominations

In this time of uncertainty and great need, we have the chance to bless single mothers. We can use your help in nominating a single mom homeowner that you know and care about that needs some help around her home. Be The Gift will choose moms from Northern Colorado, the Denver Metro, and Colorado Springs to fix up their homes and ensure that they have a safe and livable space for themselves and their kids.

Win Flowers for Mother’s Day!

  Mother’s Day is coming up soon, and your mom deserves to be appreciated. Thanks to our friends at K & L Rose Florals , we’re giving away a FREE bouquet of flowers that will be delivered directly to your mom this Mother’s Day. Enter to win in the form below!  

Family Fun Hub

With the need for quarantine and social distancing, it may be difficult to find ways that your family can still have fun with some backyard gadgets.  Check out some of these great options right here in the tristate!  As usual, we would love to add. more ideas to this!  Please email your thoughts to bsmith@wayfm.com.  Thanks! Animals Stay At Home with Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden Wesselman Woods & Nature Preserve Play & Learn…