Firefighters are out in full force across Kentucky and Indiana. Help change a child’s life, support the WHAS Crusade for Children…now more than ever!
Watch this video featuring Terry Meiners
The Crusade needs your help now more than ever!
While pennies and dimes do make a difference…in these tough economic times, the less fortunate need your help now more than ever! This is the year to dig deep. Drop your dollars, fives, tens and twenties into firefighter boots at road blocks for the 56th Annual WHAS Crusade for Children June 6 – 7.
Confederate Railroad kicks it off
Confederate Railroad will headline the 56th Annual WHAS Crusade for Children on Saturday, June 6 – kicking off the 30-plus-hour Internet/radio/telethon with a free concert at the Kentucky Center’s Bomhard Theater at 8:00pm.
Crusade Network in full force
In your car, on the couch or half-way around the world, you won’t miss a minute of the 56th annual Crusade.
As the Crusade for Children’s flagship television station for 56 years, WHAS11 will carry the entire broadcast. Portions will also air on a Kentucky statewide network:
WBKI-TV (CW), Louisville
WBKO-TV (ABC), Bowling Green
WQWQ-TV (CW), Paducah & Murray
As the Crusade for Children’s flagship radio station for 56 years, 84WHAS will carry the entire broadcast.
These Commonwealth Broadcasting radio stations will air the Crusade variety show Saturday, June 6 from 8:00 to 11:00pm (EDT):
WHHT, Glasgow-Bowling Green
Internet – Worldwide:
WHAS11.com will provide LIVE video streaming of the entire broadcast. WHASCrusade.org will show updated information as well as allow you to donate online.
Read more about the big weekend
There’s so much more to the Crusade annual weekend, read more about it by clicking here.
CLICK HERE to make a donation to the WHAS Crusade for Children securely online.
Crusade telethon coming Saturday!
You can watch it all unfold as America’s most successful local telethon kicks off at 1:00pm (EDT) on Saturday, June 6. Flagship stations WHAS11, 84WHAS radio and WHAS11.com will carry continuous coverage. Click here for a complete rundown.
Scroll down to see great Crusade events
Kentuckiana Corvette Club 11th annual car show June 6
The 11th annual Kentuckiana Corvette Club Car Show will take place on Crusade Saturday, June 6, 2009 9:00am to 4:00pm at Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Registration closes at 1:00pm. See classic cars, choose your favorite, it’s a fun-filled family atmosphere in a beautiful setting. (Rain date is Sunday, June 7, 2009.)
Tri City Van & Storage is the major sponsor for the event this year.
- Entry fee is $20
- First 100 entries receive a dash plaque
- First 100 pre-registrants receive a free t-shirt
- Clubs with 20+ cars present get $100
Thanks for the big bucks
The Kentuckiana Corvette Club is a longtime Crusade supporter having raised more than $115,300 over the years. Proceeds from the cruisin’ event benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children.
More good stuff!
• Food and entertainment
• 50/50 drawing
• Mystery box raffle drawing
• Cash, checks, credit cards accepted
> From I-65 North:
Take the Brook St. Exit
Follow Brook St. to Waterfront Park
> From I-65 South:
Take Jefferson St./Downtown Exit to Brook St.
Follow Brook St. to Waterfront Park
Monroe Township Crusade dinner set for June 6
Hosted by Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Department. For more information or to make a DONATION, call Bill Maloney at (812) 294-1738 or (502) 639-3587.
Orange County Crusade Barbecue coming June 6
It’s the Orange County Crusade for Children Barbecue in Paoli, Indiana!
All proceeds benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children.
Crusade Bass Fishing Tournament June 13
Hosted By: ValuMarket & WAMZ
Date: June 13, 2009
Time: 7:00am – 1:00pm
Where: Taylorsville Lake State Dock
Fee: $75.00 entry fee per team
(Must be post marked by June,3 2009)
As entry forms are received, boat positions will be assigned. Entries will be taken at ramp, but late fee will apply.
Come by and sign up at any of the 5 ValuMarket locations!
You can also sign up at www.valumarket.com or www.wamz.com
Registration also at Settlers Trace grocery from 5:00am – 6:30am day of the tournament but a $10.00 late fee will be applied.
For more information, call (502) 643-6455
Rockcastle Hospital Golf Scramble June 24
To benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children, it’s the Rockcastle Hospital Golf Scramble at Eagle’s Nest Country Club, Highway 39 North in Somerset, KY.
Since 1990 Rockcastle Hospital has participated in annual fundraising, including a softball tournament, golf scrambles, roadblocks and solicitation of money from local businesses and hospital employees, to raise for $73,069 the WHAS Crusade for Children.
To date, Rockcastle Hospital has received $442,585 from the Crusade and purchased two trip vans and numerous pieces of equipment
including a specialized bathtub and portable ventilators.
“The WHAS Crusade for Children has enabled Rockcastle Hospital to
improve not only the services we provide to children with special
needs, but also their quality of life,” said Linda Gregory, Director of Speech Pathology and Crusade Coordinator at Rockcastle Hospital.
For more information, contact Arielle Reese at (606) 256-7880.
Blessitt Crossroads Classic Car & Bike Show June 26
It’s Friday, June 26, 2009 on Highway 224 in Millerstown, Kentucky 4:00pm (CDT) to dark.
Here’s what you can expect
All proceeds benefit the WHAS Crusade for Children. Rain date is July 3. For more information, call (270) 200-3207.
White Smile Crusade
Dr. Kimberly Westermann is offering teeth whitening for a reduced price of $175 (normally $350) and $25 from each procedure will be donated to the WHAS Crusade for Children.
Dr. Kimberly Westermann
10212 Westport Road
Lousville, KY 40241
Call (502) 426-1022 for details.