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Friday, 14 June 2019 09:37

TREAT ME LIKE A ROCK STAR

97.5 WONE & Marcs want to “treat you like a Rock star” this summer with the Ultimate Rock Star Flyaway to not one, but two cities!

First, we’ll kick off your trip with some prime time football as you and a guest head to San Francisco to see the browns in some Monday night action October 7th - then it’s off to fabulous Las Vegas for journey live in concert on Wednesday, October 9th at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace! We’ll take care off all your airfare, hotel accommodations & tickets

All you have to do to qualify is win a “treat me like a rock star” t-shirt at select WONE nights out this summer. The grand prize drawing will be held at the final rock the lock of the season (Friday 9/6)

Treat me like a rock star is brought you by Marcs, thanking northeast Ohio for 40 years, Action Sports Apparel, and 97.5 WONE.

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Thursday, 06 June 2019 09:45

Kurt Leibensperger

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Kurt is a Senior Account Manager for 1590 WAKR and 97.5 WONE-FMworking with local and regional clients to help them develop effective and impactful marketing campaigns on air, at events, and online.
 
A graduate of Ohio University, with a Master's Degree in Communications Management, Kurt has worked with many businesses in northeast Ohio in his three decades in advertising, helping clients with media strategy, content generation, and targeted marketing.   Kurt has been recognized as a finalist for the Radio Ink magazine Radio Wayne Award in 2011, and the Sales & Marketing Executives Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award in 2013.
Outside of workKurt is the married father of 3 adult children, enjoys reading, history, gardening, travel (so far, visiting 48 states, and 11 countries), boating, cycling and more.  He is involved with his community, serving on boards including Junior Achievement, the Advertising Federation, YMCA and supporting his kids academic and sports activities.
Kurt is ready to help your business or organization tell its story on Akron's live, local radio stations.   Contact Kurt at 330.9869.9800x168, kurt@rcrg.net, or connect at linkedin.com/in/kurtleibensperger.
Monday, 29 April 2019 12:28

April 2019 Winner - Nul Rai

nulrNul is an outstanding leader, scholar, and community volunteer. He's been selected as just 1 of 5 U.S. Presidential Scholar semi-finalists (CTE) from Ohio for academic achievement and dedication to his community. He's vying for valedictorian with a 3.96 GPA, is president of the International Club, VP of the Rotary Interact club, a Student Ambassador for the district, a member of Student Council, Biomed Club, HPAC, and SkillsUSA, a talented musician (sings & plays guitar), and plays varsity soccer and tennis. He’s completed 14 different community service projects this year alone in the school and community.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 15:00

Look Ma! I’m on WONE

Ever listen to 97.5 WONE and say, you know I could do that. I would be really good on the radio. I’d play my favorite songs and everyone would love me. Well, it’s time to put your money where your mouth is. Look ma I’m on WONE is your chance to take over the radio station. Sunday evening at 6. We’ll give you an hour and let you do your thing. Tell us why you want to be on the radio and what songs you want to play below. Your big break awaits. Look Ma! Im on WONE from 97.5 WONE. 

 

MUST BE 18+ TO HOST

 

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Wednesday, 03 April 2019 15:25

Brackets Of Rock

Thursday, 14 March 2019 12:19

March 2019 Winner - Jessica Phillabaum

KWR2019 jessicaMeet our newest Kid Who Rocks. Jessica Phillabaum will graduate Suma Cum Laude from Jackson High School. She excels academically with a 4.1 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society. She also is a member of the Jackson Academy of Global Studies program which has led her to be a member of the JAGS Leadership Board and to have a better understanding of the struggles that we face globally. Her involvement in Student Council, Key Club, Green Club, History Club, and Outdoors Club has led her to be a very involved and community conscious student. Jess volunteers at Mercy Medical Center. She is a four-year varsity letterman on the Jackson Girls Soccer team and a member of the Elite Club National League with the Internationals Soccer Club in the off-season. Jess plans to continue to play soccer at the college level and to pursue a career in physical therapy.

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 12:09

February 2019 Winner - Andy Hayworth

KWR2019 andyAndy Hayworth is a kid who rocks! His musical interests encompass all genres from classic rock to rap, and sometimes passes time by playing the drums.  In the classroom Andy maintains a 4.5 GPA and scored in the top 3% nationally on the PSAT’s. He is a 3x state qualifier as a member of the Hoover speech and debate team. Andy has been accepted into the Kent State University computer science honors college for the fall of 2019 and plans on a career in video game design. He also works as a server in a retirement community.  Rock on, Andy!

Monday, 18 February 2019 11:37

Meal Deals

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 11:45

Cold Weather Resources

School Closings Here

As the National Weather Service warns that Wednesday, January 30, 2019 could be one of the coldest days on record, Akron area organizations charged with aiding the homeless are working to ensure that everyone will have access to shelter.  

Community Support Services, Inc. operates the Homeless Outreach and Intake Center at 111 E. Voris Street, Akron; bringing supportive services for persons experiencing homelessness under one roof. Individuals who are homeless or at risk for homelessness, have symptoms suggestive of severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorder, and who is not already active in mental health and/or addiction treatment is eligible to utilize all the services at the Center. If a homeless individual does not meet program criteria, outreach workers will attempt to connect the individual with other community agencies and services. The Homeless Outreach office can be reached at 330-762-4663.

Haven of Rest Ministries, 175 E. Market Street, Akron, is accepting admissions at all hours in preparation for the cold.

The City of Akron has opened warming centers at the following locations:

  • Mason Park Community Center, 700 E. Exchange Street
  • Patterson Park Community Center, 800 Patterson Ave (North Hill)
  • Summit Lake Community Center, 380 W. Crosier Street
  • Lawton Street Community Center, 1225 Lawton Street (near West Side)

All these warming centers will be open from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm. 
According to Bob Stokes, President and CEO of Community Support Services, “Recent studies have shown that approximately 700 homeless individuals die each year due to hypothermia. With this dangerous polar vortex forecast this week, we are reaching out to the homeless men and women throughout our community in as many ways as we can to give them this potentially life-saving information.”

Community Support Services, Inc. is a leader in behavioral healthcare for Summit County and the surrounding region. The agency provides comprehensive, high quality, cost-effective treatment, rehabilitation, advocacy, and support for recovery, primarily to persons most in need, to enhance the quality of their lives.

Meanwhile, the Salvation Army of Summit County is responding as well: 

(Salvation Army) Local offices of The Salvation Army in Akron and Barberton will be open as warming centers as temperatures are expected to drop to what could be record lows in the area this week.

· Both Summit County Salvation Army locations will serve as drop in center/warming sites Tuesday through Thursday, January 29 through January 31, 2019.  
· Hours for the downtown Akron location, 190 S. Maple Street, south of St. Vincent de Paul Church on West Market Street, will be from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.
· The Barberton location, 560 Wooster Road West, will be open from 9:30AM to 4:00PM.
· Donations of new or clean, gently used winter hats, scarves and gloves in all sizes will be appreciated and accepted at both locations.

Monday, 28 January 2019 09:32

Akron Home & Garden Show

Don’t miss The 25th Akron Home and Garden Show at the John S. Knight Center February 15th thru 17th. The Akron Home and Garden Show features the latest products and ideas that local homeowners can use for their next home and garden project.  There will be over 170 vendors, demonstrations, food, and much more!  Homeowners can look towards experts to help create their dream homes! Visit akronhomeandgarden.com for more information and to purchase tickets!

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