Annie was born and raised in Northwest Indiana with her younger sister and parents in Hammond. After spending some time out of the area chasing the radio dream she has moved back to start a family with her two main men: Jager the mutt and fiance Rob. When she is not on the air Annie enjoys cheering her favorite Chicago sports teams (Da Bears, Da Bulls, And Da Sox), hiking, and exploring new fairs and festivals! (Anything Deep Fried she's in!) Annie cannot wait to share her life with you on air and is excited to be back in the Region doing what she loves!
Paws In Paradise Walkathon & Pet Fair
When: Sat, August 16, 10am – 4pm
Description: Second Chance 4 Pets Network, a local animal rescue, will sponsor a Paws in Paradise Walk-a-thon and Pet Fair on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Robertsdale Little League Complex, 119th Street and Wolf Lake in Hammond, Indiana. The pet fair will include a pet blessing (10:15 a.m.), vendors, animal rescues with adoptable pets, K-9 and pet safety demonstrations, food, merchandise, and pet contests and game
South Shore Roller Girls Battle Bone City Rollers
When:Sat, August 16, 7pm – 9pm
Description: Hammond, IN—Treat your family to an action-packed night of roller derby as the South Shore Roller Girls battle it out against the Bone City Rollers from Warsaw, IN, for their last home bout of the summer on August 16, 2014. The event will take place at the Jean Shepard Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN, 46323; doors open at 6:30 pm with the first whistle at 7:00 pm.
Hobart Lakefront Festival is going on through Sunday and includes fun, music, and food. Also featuring the annual Dam Duck Race
The Sunset Hill 80th Anniversary Festival presented by Porter County Parks and Recreation on Saturday July 26th from 11-3 at Sunset Hill Farm in Valparaiso will be a fun-filled day for the whole family. There will be laser ball, inflatables, an old time baseball game with the Deep River Grinders, face painting, wagon rides, crafts, food by Birky Farms, beer by Triton Brewing and much, much more AND entry is FREE!
RADIO ONE BAGS TOURNEY IS SATURDAY... still a few slots available... prize package worth over $1000... $30 gets you in and helps the American Cancer Society! Sign up here!
PIEROGI FEST IN WHITING CELEBRATES ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY...International Polka Parade is 7pm tonight... I'll be hosting Eastern Block Jeopardy Sunday! Get full schedule here!
SUNDAY IS NATIONAL PARENT'S DAY...This day pays tribute to the men and women across the country whose devotion as parents strengthens our society and forms the foundation for a bright future for America.
SCIENTISTS NAME NEW MITE DISCOVERED NEAR PUERTO RICO AFTER J.LO
Jennifer Lopez may be thinking life is funny after some scientists gave her name to a water mite species they discovered near Puerto Rico. Biologist Vladimir Pesic of the University of Montenegro said in an email on Wednesday that the group was entertained during its research by the music of the Bronx, New York-born artist who has Puerto Rican roots. Pesic calls it a small token of gratitude for the singer. Pesic is the corresponding author of the study published Tuesday in the peer-reviewed online journal ZooKeys. The Journal humorously states their reasoning for naming the mite after the popular Latin pop star. “The reason behind the unusual choice of name for the new species that J.Lo's songs and videos kept the team in a continuous good mood when writing the manuscript and watching World Cup Soccer 2014,”
BRITNEY SPEARS TIPS WAITRESS 300 PERCENT
Britney SpearsÂ tipped a waitress $100 after forgetting to pay her bill. Brit felt ''horrible'' after she and her boyfriend,Â David Lucado, mistakenly walked out of The Cheesecake Factory in Thousand Oaks, California without settling their $30 bill after eating an appetizer and a salad there this week. A source told TMZ that Spears decided to give the waitress that served her a 300 percent tip on top of the bill after she was made aware of her blunder. A source previously said the couple told the waitress that her bodyguard would pay the bill and left with a doggie bag of leftovers. But the security guard never paid, as he thought Britney had already done it.
"THE BIG BANG THEORY" STARS HAVE YET TO SIGN CONTRACTS FOR NEXTÂ SEASON
Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco, the stars ofÂ The Big Bang Theory, are without contracts, even though CBS has renewed the popular sitcom for three additional seasons. Sources tellÂ The Hollywood ReporterÂ there hasn’t been any movement in the negotiations since they began last September, but a deal is expected to be reached before the eighth season debuts in September. The cast also is expected to return to work on the show at the end of the month when production begins, with or without contracts. Parsons and Galecki, who play physicists Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter, respectively, and Cuoco, who portrays Penny, an aspiring actress, currently earn $325,000 per episode. They're seeking up to $1 million per half-hour and are expected to negotiate together, a source tells the industry trade publication.
PORTER COUNTY FAIR... last night we were there for our Uncle Len Tribute and it was awesome! Weekend entertainment includes Jake Owen tonight and Thomas Rhett Sunday with The Swon Brothers. Plus, we have a full list of events at the Buggy Wheel Pavillion... Check out the schedule on our fair page!
HAMMOND FESTIVAL OF THE LAKES...free shows include Sublime with Rome tonight and Uncle Cracker, Blues Traveler and Sugar Ray Saturday. Carnival rides and food too!
THE GRAPE ESCAPE WINE FESTIVAL...Sample selection of wine, enjoy food, listen to music, browse the arts fair in Munster's Centennial Park. Saturday, July 19 from noon to 8 pm. Music featuring The Day Nine, Mike & Joe, Robert Fedderson, The Crawpuppies. $5 entry to wine tent.
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