This Saturday, a non-profit company is offering free document shredding in the Dayton suburb of West Carrollton, Ohio. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Charlie Pierce, Sales Manager for MONCO Secure Document Destruction and Scanning.
The staff at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is making final preparations for “Remembering Freedom Summer” on October 11th. Spokesman Christopher Miller says the event will feature a discussion about the legacy of activism and a performance by the original Freedom Singers. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Miller what people will experience. (to RSVP call Pam Dock at 513.333.7568 )
The nights are getting cooler. The sun is setting progressively earlier and the leaves are starting to turn color. Casey Burdick, with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg, she's expecting a good fall foliage season in Ohio this month.
The Kenton County Public Library is the new home for a collection of books and documents from the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky. Library Executive Director, Dave Shroeder says the records tell the story of how Northern Kentuckians made certain that vulnerable children would be cared for regardless of the cost. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Schroeder to describe what’s in the collection. (get more information at www.chnk.org )
MONCO Secure Document Destruction and Scanning will host a FREE opportunity to shred personal documents, old tax information and confidential papers from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 4th, at their certified shredding operations center, 700 Liberty Lane, Dayton, Ohio 45449.
Ohio bee keepers are trying to restore the honey bee population around the state. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Terry Lieberman Smith, with the Ohio State Bee Keepers Association, why the number of bees has been dwindling. She says nobody has a definitive answer; but there are contributing reasons.
The animals and their keepers at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden are busy getting ready for trick-or-treaters in preparation for their annual HallZooween celebration that begins this weekend. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesman Thayne Maynard what they have in store this year. (www.cincinnatizoo.org )
Wednesday, Cameron Kitchin, takes the newly-endowed position of Director of the Cincinnati Art Museum. He most recently served as Director of the Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Kitchin what attracted him to the museum job in Cincinnati.
The Cincinnati YWCA will be hosting the fifth annual “Bark Out Against Battery”, domestic violence awareness event on Saturday October 25th. YWCA spokesperson Theresa Singleton says it’s a great way to spend the day with your pet while supporting women and animals in abusive situations. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Singleton what people will be able to see and do at the affair. (get more information at https://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/events/682386455170886/ )