Sunday at 8 a.m. | on Lite is Local, Gayla will be interviewing Jill Clavin and Marci Hawks about Habitat for Humanity. To learn more about how they work to improve our local community, tune in at 8 am this Sunday! - www.WichitaHabitat.org
Congratulations Danielle Hayworth! | Danielle won the Mike Seltzer Jeweler's Labor Day giveaway, claiming the $1,000 diamond bracelet for her mother! Congratulations Danielle, and we know your mom is going to love that gorgeous new bracelet!
Details on September's contest are coming soon, so stay tuned!
2pm - 7pm, Friday, Sept. 5th | Join our very own Trace Taul & Scott St. James as they emcee this year's Kansas Kids Got Talent event. Judges have already narrowed down this year's e-auditions and Friday is the first official round where the remaining top 20 registered contestants perform the talents they've chosen to share with attendees, LIVE at the Kansas State Fair! - www.KansasStateFair.com
3pm - 5pm, Sunday, Sept. 14th | Shelley Hansel & Dan Holiday will be on site at the Kansas State Fair to emcee the final round of the Kansas Kids Got Talent event. After Friday's first official round, judges have narrowed their choices down to the remaining 8 top contestants, who will perform their chosen talents for one final time to see who is this year's winner! - www.KansasStateFair.com
Every Month! | We're continuing to honor our local teachers with the return of our Teacher of the Month contest! All you have to do is send us an email to Teacher@LiteWichita.com, and include your nominee's name, contact number, school they teach for, grade they teach, and why you think they deserve the title "Teacher of the Month!"
Contest is monthly and requires only one nomination to be considered throughout the entire school year (2014-2015). Winner's name is drawn on the last Friday of each month; starting with September 26th, 2014 through May 29th, 2015. Prizes to be announced in September!
Sunday, Sept. 14th | Run the new certified course that begins and ends in beautiful Central Riverside Park, at the corner of Stackman & Nims. The course follows the bike paths up to 13th Street, crossing the Keeper of the Plains Bridge on the way to Lewis Street, before returning to the Park. For more details, visit their website - www.JohnstonsHalfMarathon.com
Sunday, Nov. 16th | Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. For more details, visit their website - www.GirlsOnTheRunKS.org