Friday Feature of the Week

Friday Feature: The Fresh Foundation & Fresh Expo

May 22, 2017

WNCW had the pleasure of talking with Marie of The Fresh Foundation in Charlotte, just before they presented The Fresh Expo 2017.  The Expo is described as a celebration of healthy living for the body and planet (sustainable living).  Hear about the foundation and the expo from this May 19th 'Friday Feature Interview of the Week'.

Posted by Host and Producer of the Friday Feature Interview, Paul Foster

Friday Feature: May is National Bike Month

May 15, 2017
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If it's simple bike riding or more serious cycling, there's no better place for riding than our region of the Carolinas.  This 'Friday Feature Interview of the Week' provides tips, advice and news on some organizations in the WNCW listening region.  Guests  speaking during National Bike Month are Joe Sanders of the Blue Ridge Bicycle Club and Ned Barrett of PAL (Partners for Active Living), Spartanburg.

Posted by Paul Foster, Host and Producer of The Friday Feature

This Friday Feature Interview of the Week from May 5, 2017 featured David Russell and Gordon Castelnero, the authors of "Earl Scruggs: Banjo Icon".  The two men were in the region to take part in the official book launch for their project at the Earl Scruggs Center, located in Earl's home county, Cleveland County, NC. Hear about chapters in the book and how the book came together about the legendary Earl Scruggs.

The Friday Feature- NC Lego Tournament (Robotics)

May 3, 2017

Organizers and Steering Committee Members for the LEGO League Robotics Tournament of the Carolina Isobots previewed the event taking place at Isothermal Community College in Spindale.  This included the co-founders of Must-Innov8. It is an exciting opportunity for 4th - 8th graders which make up 36 teams from Rutherford and Polk county schools in N.C. and Spartanburg County District 2 schools in S.C.  The program focusing on science and math is May 6th.

The Friday Feature- Earth Day In Our Region

May 3, 2017
Vicki Dameron

Earth Day 2017 was April 22nd, and while the events covered on this edition of The Friday Feature Interview of the Week are from a few weeks ago - the message from guests representing organizations and events from Charlotte to Asheville is good any time of the year.  This segment originally aired Friday, April 21st.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's Friday Feature of the Week, Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News and Public Service Coordinator, and Morning Edition Regional Host