This Day in Black History: January

This Day in Black History: January

WYBC celebrates Black History EVERYDAY! Facts from www.blackfacts.com   January 1 1997 – Kofi Annan of Ghana becomes first black secretary of United Nations. 1960 – Cameroon gains independence 1956 – Sudan proclaimed independent. 1863 – President Lincoln signed Emancipation Proclamation   January 2 1968 – Cuba Gooding Jr, actor born in Bronx NY 1965 –…

WYBC Virtual Lunch Club Winner: Shannon from West Haven

WYBC Virtual Lunch Club Winner: Shannon from West Haven

Shannon, from West Haven and who works at the Brewery Street Post Office, is our 94.3 WYBC Virtual Lunch Club winner for January 2020! She got to enjoy a virtual lunch on Zoom with Wanda Coppage courtesy of our friends at D’Amatos Seafood in New Haven! Want to win a virtual lunch with Wanda? Enter…

Enter to win: Virtual Lunch with Wanda

Enter to win: Virtual Lunch with Wanda

WYBC and D’Amato’s Seafood want to treat you and a friend to a virtual lunch with Wanda Coppage from the WYBC Workforce! Enter to win a delicious lunch for you and a guest courtesy of D’Amato’s Seafood, 423 Whalley Avenue in New Haven. We will randomly draw a winner at the end of the month…

Junior’s Virtual Pet Costume Contest hosted by Juan Castillo

Junior’s Virtual Pet Costume Contest hosted by Juan Castillo

Juan Castillo, his grandson George and his Junior had a lot of fun seeing all the great submissions in our first ever Virtual Pet Costume Contest! It was tough to pick a winner because they were all so good! Here are the Top 3 Finishers… First Place: Pamela from Hamden with Hercules Short, dressed as…

Wealthy Wednesday

Wealthy Wednesday

Listen every Wednesday morning at 9:00am for “Wealthy Wednesday” with Ms. millionaire mind set, Roberta Hoskie. Roberta talks about what’s going on in the marketplace and offers tips on managing money and more! Wealthy Wednesday is powered by GE Credit Union. Check out their branch at 395 Whalley Avenue in New Haven! GE Credit Union:…

Sisters’ Journey & WYBC Celebrate Survivors

Sisters’ Journey & WYBC Celebrate Survivors

Photo courtesy of Sisters’ Journey.   Sisters’ Journey Survivor of the Month –  Evelyn Streater-Frizzle Read her story (thanks www.sistersjourney.org) January 2014 was a year I will never forget. I was in Rome, Italy and I started to get this pain in my right breast and arm. My thoughts were that it was because I was lugging…

UCAN Fitness Challenge

UCAN Fitness Challenge

Start the New Year off in a healthy way by joining the UCAN Fitness Challenge! Set a fitness goal for January then run, bike or walk to reach that goal. Teams are encouraged to participate. All entrants get a commemorative hat. Participants are rewarded for reaching specific goals. The challenge supports local YMCAs and the…

IRIS Run For Refugees Virtual 5K

IRIS Run For Refugees Virtual 5K

Join IRIS’ first ever, virtual Run for Refugees. Run, walk, or bike 5k in your neighborhood, on your treadmill, or wherever you can be socially distant. This virtual event takes place January 30th to February 7th. And while safely is our top priority, you can still join IRIS for an interactive Run for Refugees Kick…

Meet DeDe McGuire

Meet DeDe McGuire

Meet DeDe: DeDe McGuire, the hardest working woman in radio. A trailblazer and industry leader who has been entertaining radio audiences for years. Entertaining, empowering, and enlightening are just a few words that describe the powerhouse media mogul. This talented and award winning personality is one of only a few women nationwide to have her…