2017 Ambridge Spring Home and Garden Show

Beaver County Radio did a live ‘broadcast from the 2017 Ambridge Spring Home and Garden Show at the Ambridge Do It Best Home Center in Ambridge on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Frank Sparks and Eric Mc Kenna interviewed many of the vendors and participants during the broadcast. There were many activities for the entire family and of course plenty of everyone’s favorite food. This was just one of the many great things the Ambridge Regional Chamber of Commerce has planned for the new up and coming Ambridge this year. Check out the Chambers Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/AmbridgeRegionalChamber/

Check out the pictures of all the fun below

David Strano and Taylor Nichol Talk Ambridge Home and Garden Show on Teleforum

David Strano, owner and manager of Ambridge Do it Best and Taylor Nichol Executive Director of the Ambridge Regional Chamber of Commerce were guests of Frank Sparks on Teleforum on Wednesday April 26, 2017. David and Taylor told the listeners about the Ambridge Home and Garden Show that will be in the parking lot of the Do It Best along Route 65 in Ambridge. The Show runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday April 29, 2017. David talked about the roll the store will play in the show as well as being the host.  There will be many displays and demonstrations through out the day.  There will also be activities for the whole family and of course great food from some great area establishments. WBVP and WMBA will broadcast the popular racing show the Lead Lap live from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and Eric McKenna’s popular show Your Personal Realtor from 10:30 to 12 noon. WBVP and WMBA will conduct interviews live on the air through out the morning and the ever popular WBVP and WMBA Personality Prize Wheel will be making an appearance with your chance to win some great prizes by just picking out your favorite personality and landing on their picture. Come on out Saturday and join in on all the fun. If you would like more information you can find it on the Chamber Facebook page at  https://www.facebook.com/AmbridgeRegionalChamber/

Stacey Ivol, Beaver Heritage Foundation, Talks WW II display at Museum

Stacey Ivol from the Beaver Area Heritage Foundation was a guest of Frank Sparks on Teleforum on Wednesday April 26, 2017. Stacey told the listeners about the traveling Heinz History Center World War II display that is currently on display at the Beaver Heritage Museum. The display opened up last weekend and runs until June 10, 2017. If you want more information on “We Can Do It”  it can be found at  http://www.beaverheritage.org/we_can_do_it_wwii_2017.htm

Stacey also informed the listeners of a multitude of great activities the Heritage Foundation has scheduled through out the summer including participating in the Beaver Memorial Day Parade on May 29, 2017. If you would like more information on the Beaver Area Heritage Foundation you can find it at  http://www.beaverheritage.org/

 

Chris Shovlin was Talking B.C. Sports Hall of Fame on Teleforum Wed. April 26, 2017

Chris Shovlin, former WBVP radio personality and member of the Executive Committee of The Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame was a guest on Teleforum with Frank Sparks this morning Wednesday April 26, 2017. Chris spoke about the up coming hall of fame banquet that will be this Sunday night at the Fez in Hopewell starting at 5:30 p.m.  Chris answered listeners questions and took a walk down memory lane at one point with some listeners as they talked about Chris’ days at WBVP.  There are still tickets available for the Banquet follow the link to the hall of fame website banquet page for more information if you are interested in going.  http://bcshof.org/banquetinfo.htm

If you would like to learn more about the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame and see this years inductees and inductees of the past you can check out their website at http://bcshof.org/

 

Scott Tady on Teleforum

Scott Tady, Entertainment Editor for the Beaver County Times was a guest of Frank Sparks on Teleforum Tuesday April 25, 2017. Scott discussed the upcoming  Rock and Roll Legends awards ceremony happening at Jergels in Warrendale on Thursday night April 27, 2017. If you would like more information on this years inductees you can read Scott’s article from last Sunday’s Beaver County Times by clicking on the link.

http://www.timesonline.com/columnists/scott_tady/beaver-valley-produces-pittsburgh-rock-legends/article_30fa872e-2520-11e7-b9dd-9fd79c720d30.html

Frank and Scott also discussed the many local music legends of the area. They also discussed the need for a local venue in our area to be able to bring national acts to the area. you can get a hold of Scott  stady@timesonline.com or on Facebook at  /scott.tady.

 

 

 

 

Scott Tady Entertainment Editor, Beaver County Times on Teleforum Tuesday

Scott Tady, Entertainment Editor for the Beaver County Times will be a guest of Frank Sparks on Teleforum at 11 a.m. on Tuesday April 25, 2017. Scott will talk about the the article he wrote in last Sunday’s Times about the hot bed the Pittsburgh area is for musical talent . Scott will also be taking phones calls at 724-843-1888 and 724-774-1888. So Tune into 1230/WBVP and 1460/WMBA for Scott’s interview.

2017 Rotary Radio Auction on Beaver County Radio

Today, Saturday April 22,2017 was the 31st Annual Rotary Radio Auction. Frank Sparks and Al Goehring were joined by Dr. Paul Caton on WBVP and WMBA as they emceed the auction throughout the day. Check out the pictures below of the Rotarians hard at work during the auction. WBVP/WMBA and the Rotary  Club would like to say thank you to everyone who participated in another successful auction.

Tull Family Theater, Huntington Business Spotlight.

Carolina  Beyers the Executive Director of the Tull Family Theater was a guest on Teleforum with Frank Sparks as part of this months Huntington Business Spotlight . Steve Carpenter, Senior Vice President, Retail Area Manager at Huntington Bank was also in studio.

The Tull Family Theater is a film-based arts organization created to strengthen cultural, educational and entertainment experiences in the region northwest of Pittsburgh. The theater is located at 418 Walnut St, Sewickley, PA 15143.

Special Edition of Saturday Sports Slam on Teleforum Friday April 21, 2017

Tomorrow Teleforum with Frank Sparks is going to be a busy place on Beaver County Radio . To start the show at 9:10 a.m. with Huntington Business Spotlight. This month the Spotlight will be on the Tull Family Theater and Carolina Pais-Barreto Beyers the Executive Director of the Theater will be our guest. Steve Carpenter, Senior Vice President, Retail Area Manager at Huntington Bank will also be in studio.

The Tull Family Theater is a film-based arts organization created to strengthen cultural, educational and entertainment experiences in the region northwest of Pittsburgh. The theater is located at 418 Walnut St, Sewickley, PA 15143.

At 10:10 Kevin Martin, Executive Director of Peace Action will be Frank’s guest via a telephone interview to talk about the Peace Not War Seminar this Saturday April 22, 2017 at CCBC starting at 1 p.m.

In the Eleven o’clock Hour There will be a special one hour presentation of the Saturday Sports Slam with Frank Sparks and Greg Benedetti.  The Show will be not be broadcast in it’s normal time slot on Saturday morning due to the Rotary Radio Auction being broadcast from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m..

The phone lines will be open at 724-843-1888 and 724-774-1888 throughout the morning. Tune in and call in.

Beaver County Radio Greets Job Seekers at CCBC

Many job seekers crowd around the Pennsylvania State Police recruiter at the CCBC Job Fair on April 19, 2017.

(Center Township, PA) Hundreds of prospective future employees visited the CBC golden dome to talk with dozens of employers on hand Wednesday Afternoon.  WBVP and WMBA  did a live broadcast at the event and talked with many potential recruits about careers in the radio industry.  Frank Sparks hosted the popular “Teleforum” talk show live on site from 10 until noon.