Cleveland Sportscaster Bruce Drennan to Join WJER's Play-by-Play Team Friday
Congressman Tours Local Hospice House
A familiar face from Cleveland sports will join WJER Sports Director Bill Morgan and sidekick Denny Trimmer in the press box at Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium Friday night.
Bruce Drennan, host of Sports Time Ohio's "Drennan Live," will be WJER's guest color commentator as the Quakers take on West Holmes on Friday, September 4th. Currently in his 47th year on radio and television, Bruce is a former NBA and MLB announcer, serving as announcer for the Cavs and color analyst for the Indians. Bruce is known for his sign-off phrase, "I love ya, Cleveland!"
You can hear live audio of the game on WJER.com and on DMG TV2 on Time Warner Cable. The Coach's Corner Show begins at 6:15 p.m. with kickoff at 7:00 p.m.
Special thanks to Zoar Golf Course and The Schoenbrunn Inn and Suites for making Bruce's guest appearance possible.
Hot Job of the Week
Congressman Bill Johnson toured Community Hospice's Hospice House in New Philadelphia on September 1st. The congressman met staff members and learned about the unique and cost-effective health care delivered by Community Hospice. Congressman Johnson was impressed with both the quality of the facility as well as the quality of care given to those in their final stages of life. Community Hospice is a local, not-for-profit hospice that services patients in Tuscarawas and surrounding counties. Discover more about Community Hospice and their services at myhospice.org.
Pictured: WJER's Bob Scanlon, Congressman Bill Johnson, and Community Hospice CEO Norm Mast
Tune in to 1450 WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with Amy Miller of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will Amy give details about a specific job each week, but she'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.
Grand Slam Contest
This week’s topic: Finding the fun in your job search
Hot Job of the Week:
Employer seeking: Maintenance Technician A
Job Code #: T-457-5
Qualifications: Able to do heavy lifting of up to 75 pounds; welding certification preferred; intermediate computer skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to use power hand tools; able to properly use an electrical volt/ohm meter; able to work independently; able to lead, mentor, and train Maintenance Technicians B and C; able to act as supervisor in absence of the Maintenance Manager; pre-employment testing will include a criminal background check, drug testing, and a reference check
Job Description: Responsible for preventive maintenance and downtime activities for the facility and equipment; work safely and independently in conjunction with fellow maintenance and production personnel as tasks demand; develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the process, process equipment, controls, maintenance tasks, and maintenance store areas; maintain communication links with coworkers, members of production crews, maintenance personnel, and supervision; perform necessary functions to log and record maintenance work activities and parts check out; work with engineering on assigned projects; observe safety rules; perform basic carpentry skills; computer data entry; maintain steam system equipment; maintain water treatment equipment; sampling and testing; Monday-Friday, 2nd shift; 3:00-11:00 p.m.; able to work any shift and overtime when required, including call-outs
Available Benefits: Health and dental insurance, vacations, paid holidays, sick days, 401k, and educational assistance
Worksite Location: Beach City, OH
How to apply:
In person: Progressive Foam Technologies, 6753 Chestnut Ridge Road, Beach City, OH 44608
Email: email@example.com or Shannon.firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at ohiomeansjobs.com.
It's time once again for the Grand Slam contest! For each Cleveland Indians game, we will choose one contestant. If the Tribe hits a grand slam during the game, our contestant for that day will be entered into a drawing to win $500 courtesy of First Federal Community Bank. Even if the Indians don't hit a grand slam, our contestant will still receive four FREE small Peach & Passion Fruit Iced Fruit Smoothies from any McDonald's in Tuscarawas County. At the end of the season, we will draw one name from all the contestants who had grand slams during "their" games and award the $500!
Be sure to register at any First Federal Community Bank location, any of the Parkway Auto Dealerships on Commercial Parkway in Dover, or right here at WJER Radio for your chance to win. Tune in to 1450 WJER to catch all the Cleveland Indians action this season!
Contestants who had a grand slam during their game:
*Terri Bellerive of New Philadelphia (grand slam by Jerry Sands)
*Randy Notz of Dover (grand Slam by Yan Gomes)
*Carolyn Simler of Sugarcreek (grand slam by Abraham Almonte)
Tackle Hunger at the Annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Event
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Domino's Football Friday Night is Back!
The 8th annual Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame event, benefiting the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, will be held on September 9th from 5:30-9:00 p.m. at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame is a night guests can experience fine cuisine from local restaurants and beverages from local and national wineries. The main goal of the evening is to raise funds and awareness that support hunger-relief efforts in Northeast Ohio. At the event, Hall of Fame enshrinees like Dave Robinson, Anthony Munoz, Elvin Bethea, Jack Youngblood, and Paul Warfield will be dressed in their gold jackets while mingling with guests.
“Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame is instrumental in providing support for the families who count on the Foodbank's programs and services,” said Dan Flowers, President and CEO of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. “We are honored to have the dedication of our extraordinary partners and Enshrinees from the Pro Football Hall of Fame and look forward to seeing you during a night of great food, fun, and football.”
Purveyors at this year’s Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame will be Canton Brewing Company, Chocolates by Erin, Cilantro Thai & Sushi Restaurant, Dunkin’ Donuts, The Galaxy Restaurant & Banquet Center, Georgio’s Grille, Hudson’s Restaurant and Catering, Kosar’s Wood-Fired Grill, Main Street Gourmet, Meeker Wines distributed by Esber Beverage, Pav’s Creamery, Pepsi Food Service, The Rail, SHY Cellars, Table 6 Kitchen + Bar, The Winery at Wolf Creek, The Wooster Inn, and more.
Auctions and raffles at the event will feature items like a weekend at Meeker Winery in Sonoma County, California with by a personalized tour followed by dinner on the property and a ride on the Goodyear blimp.
Tickets are $150 for general admission and $250 for VIP admission including lounge access, early admittance, priority valet parking, and a VIP ticket holder gift. Young professionals can attend the event at the discounted rate of $100. Tickets can be purchased at akroncantonfoodbank.org or by calling 330-535-6900.
The BEST football show in Tuscarawas County is BACK! Join WJER's Rob Brindley and Michael Roberts for Domino's Football Friday Night: The Pre-game Show this Friday at 5:30 p.m. Rob and Michael will have pre-game talk about the key match-ups in the area. The guys will also give away prizes including a certificate for a FREE Domino's Pizza!
Cedar Point Means Summer Fun for the Whole Family
Stick around after the game for The Post-Game Show. Rob and Michael are back with in-depth game analysis, all of the local scores with the Smith Ambulance Scoreboard Update, and even a chance to win a Domino's pizza!
You can stay connected and interact with the Football Friday Night team! Follow the guys on Twitter: @footballfridayn
NEW THIS YEAR, FOLLOW THE GUYS ON PERISCOPE FOR BEHIND THE SCENES COVERAGE!
Planning a trip to Cedar Point before the kids go back to school? Click here for all the information you'll need to plan your visit to America's Roller Coast!