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Who Knew Wednesday: Adoption – Part 2

Today Todd, ( Yes, Todd – he is back and doing well!) and I jumped back our topic of adoption!

Click on the picture to hear the interview!

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Today’s two caller number fives were Sherrisa from Howard and Edward from Howard! They were registered to win to Turkey from Smithhislers meats! If you want to know more about Totally Tasty Tom Turkey Hunt click HERE! 

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Although no more than 2% of Americans have actually adopted, more ______than have considered it.

Answer: 1/3 or 33% of Americans have considered it!

Congratulations to Ruth from Mount Vernon who correctly guessed our trivia question!

Thanks for checking out our blog!

-Hannah and Todd

Who Knew Wednesday: Adoption day – well month – no, 2 months!

Today we had the chance to speak to Lilly Buckley about her adoption story!
Click on the picture the hear the interview!
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Congratulations to our 5th callers today, Jana and Leanna, who are both from Mount Vernon! If you want to know more about our Totally Tasty Tom Turkey Hunt – click HERE!
Thanks for checking out the blog!

Who Know Wednesday: Family History Month

Today Todd and I had a blast having conversations with two faculty members here at MVNU!

Click on these pictures below to hear the conversations!

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Dennis shares his Family Heritage


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Question:  What relation is your grandmother’s cousin’s son to you?

Answer: Second cousin, once removed

Congrats to Linda from Utica who got this right and won the $5 Gift card to Troyer’s of Apple Valley!

Click HERE for the genealogy 101 quiz!

Here is are some resources to start your genealogy/family heritage research:

Ellis Island

Thanks for checking out the blog!

-Hannah and Todd


Who Knew Wednesday: Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Today Todd and I took on the heavy topic, but so important of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

If you want to know more about this mouth or about this topic there are a ton of resources HERE at the

Click on this picture to hear Evelyn’s story:

Evelyn White's Story

If you want to hear Tiffany’s story, click on the picture below:Tiffany Baumann Nelson's Story


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How many breast cancer survivors are there in the United States?

 Answer: Over 3.5 million! 

Congratulations to Sherrisa from Howard who guessed our Who Knew Question right and won that $5 gift card to Troyer’s of Apple Valley!

We also gave away two registrations to the restored conference and a book by Bill Vanderbush and Brit Eaton called Reckless Grace! Mr. Vanderbush will be a speaker at the Restored Conference! If you want to know more about the Restored Conference, click HERE! 

Congratulations to Candice from Fredericktown who was our caller number three, she is going to all three days of the Restored Conference!

Thanks for checking out the blog!

-Hannah and Todd

Who Knew Wednesday: Fire Prevention Month

Today Todd and I shared with you some hard, but extremally important things!

Click HERE for all the information on Fire prevention and safety, that we shared today and more!!

HERE is more information on Carbon Monoxide.

Do you want to let your pastor know that you appreciate him or her? Click HERE to nominate your pastor for Clergy Appreciation Month!

Do you want to know who won what Dove award? Click HERE to find out!


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Click right HERE or on the picture to listen to Hannah and Evelyn’s conversation!


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How many Smoke alarms, on average, are recommended in a home? 

Answer: It depends! It’s recommended that you have one alarm on every level of your home and one in every bedroom!

Congratulations to Bruce from Howard, who was a first-time caller, who correctly guessed our Who Knew Question and won that $5 gift Card to Troyer’s of Apple Valley! Thanks for calling in Bruce!

Thank you so much for checking out our blog!

-Hannah and Todd


Who knew Wednesday: Scrubs and love

Today Todd and I celebrating nurses and the profession of nursing! We had the honor of speaking with an MVNU nursing student and my grandma, Sue Radke, who has been a nurse for 30 years!

HERE is the conversation I had with Madeline Frantz, an MVNU nursing student!

We also had the honor of talking to my Grandma, Sue Radke, who has been a nurse for years, HERE is the conversation!

Today’s Who Knew Wednesday trivia question was:

How old is the oldest working nurse in America?

Answer: 91 years old! Her name is CeCe and she has been helping people for 70 years! Click HERE to learn more about Cece!

Congratulations to Pamela from Fredericktown who guessed our trivia question and won that coveted $5 Gift Card to Troyer’s of Apple Valley!

Thanks for checking out our blog!

– Hannah and Todd

Mystery Monday

Today on Mystery Monday we chatting with lots of people who were impacted by our Lifeline Theme “God is On the Move” and wanted to share.

Here are a few of the conversations that we shared!

Here are the Staff testimonies!  

Today we did the mystery box! Here are the results of our sense tests!

Hearing Test: 

Question 1: Is it made out of plastic?

Answer: Yes!

Question 2: Does this item have a frame?

Answer:  Yep!

Touch Test: 

Question 1: Is this something you wear?

Answer: Yes.

Question 2: Is this item something that you commonly keep in your car?

Answer:  Yes!

Congrats to Kelly from Mount Vernon who guessed that our mystery item was – sunglasses  –  Lifeline 2018 Fix Our Eyes sunglasses, to be exact! She won that $5 Gift Card to Troyer’s of Apple Valley!

Wondering why the blog is so early?

Let me give you a hint – today is Aprils fools!

Props to Donna and Karen who figured it out!

Thanks so much for listening to The “Afternoon” Drive 😉

-Hannah and Lilly


Who Knew Wednesday: Celebrating Music In Our Schools Month!

Here are the full conversations that we shared today! So many thanks to Chuck Dettmar from Centerburg local schools, Dr. Joann Koh-baker from MVNU and Lizzy Terwilliger a student at MVNU for sharing with us!

Here is some more information on Music In Our Schools Month!


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Name A Style Of Music That You’d Be Surprised To Hear That A Teenager Listened To:

  1. Classical –  43 points
  2. Country  – 27 points
  3. Jazz –  19 points
  4. Opera   – 9 points

Congratulations to Nathan from Norwalk who guessed our top answer today! He won that $5 gift card to Troyer’s of Apple Valley!

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Here is the Blog Exclusive Who Knew Food Conner – It’s Spanish Paella Day!

If you don’t know what a Paella is, it’s a traditional Spanish dish, made with rice, meat or fish, and a delicious sauce. Whilst many countries and regions have their own recipes and variations, the best paellas are made in Spain, on the beach, with fresh seafood.

Here are some recipes!

Easy and Classic Paella recipe

The Ultimate Paella

Thank you SO MUCH for checking out our blog!! 
-Hannah and Lilly

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