How does free lunch for your workplace sound?! Every MONDAY we will highlight a local business and send over flowers from Budget BouquetS & More, Then Zepp will stop by with free beverages from Harrington Pepsi-Cola Bottling & a Subway lunch platter with cookies! Simply email us at Zepp@KBZM.com and tell us why you'd like to be The Eagle Business of The Week. DO IT NOW!
The Eagle is proud to join forces once again this year with Rockin' the Rivers for the "Artist of the Day" contest, to award a pair of three day passes to the 20th anniversary festival every week from now until the week before the show. Be listening each weekday morning just after 7am when Zepp announces the Rockin' the Rivers 'Artist of the Day. Then when you hear a song by that artist that day before 6pm, call in to our studio line at 522-9977 to qualify for the weekly drawing, held each Friday.
Keep it on The Eagle....and good luck! We hope to see you at Rockin' the Rivers XX, August 13-15!
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