The Best of the Burg – 1/28/22

In this week’s edition of The Best of the Burg…. 

We talked CBD & hemp with Carolyn Keeling of Taproots in honor of National CBD Month – common misconceptions and uses 

Mark Sheehan of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia joined us for Partnering For Good presented by Bank of the James. He talked about their upcoming run/walk Big Game 5K! 

Jessica Kercher with Simply Vanilla Gourmet Cheesecakes brought us some delicious treats – because we couldn’t choose just one sweet out of all the national days this week!  

The Best of the Burg – 1/21/22

On this edition of Best of the Burg we featured… 

Introduction: follow us on Facebook for polls/giveaways, Bitchin’ in the Burg about snow days (featuring the stylings of Rich Roth)

Beer in the Burg: Ryan Maas with Craft Beer Cellar joined us in studio ahead of #NationalBeerCanAppreciationDay on Monday, January 24th! We indulged a bit and also welcomed WLNI’s own “Beer Expert” Brian Weigand to share his expertise 

Partnering for Good brought to you by Bank of the James: January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Jaclyn Blackford with Freedom 4/24 in Lynchburg talked about bringing awareness to human trafficking not just locally but on a national level as well as tips for parents on things to watch for

Music in the Burg: we are always looking for local bands and artists to add to our show! Today we feature a few songs from Lynchburg artist Toby Bradner who you can also hear on The Morningline for “Building Our Future” this coming week!

Let us know of a great local band or artist we should feature!

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The Best of the Burg – 1/14/22

The first weekday edition of Best of the Burg was jam packed!

Introduction to the new show and exciting new features to come

Partnering for Good: Jimmy Davis and Kevin Gill with presenting sponsor Bank of the James talk about bringing banking and community together for good

This week’s news update features the impending snow storm this Sunday and National Bagel Day

Taste of the Burg: Andrew Mather with The Bagel & I brought us some delicious bagels and bagel sandwiches (named after roads in the Burg!) to sample. He even shares a bagel fact or two!

This Weekend in the Burg: Spence White with Cavalier Theatre talks about their production of “Alice in Wonderland” going on tonight and Saturday (moved from Sunday due to the storm

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