Stories tagged with: Mother's Day

May 11, 2014 - 5:30pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

 Along with the great food at the Washington Township Fire Department Sunday morning, there were great family get-togethers.

Several families brought their mothers and we had the chance to talk to many who have made the barbecue an annual event.

"I usually come down here to visit my mom, and we usually go to church at Bethel United Methodist Church," said Kim Wagner, Mother of Two. "She usually always has flowers for each of the mothers there. Then...

May 11, 2014 - 5:21pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

 The Washington Township Fire Department held their Mother's Day Chicken BBQ fundraiser Sunday morning.

Members of the department arrived around 1AM to fire up pit and prepare for a large turn out. Around 1,200 meals were served.

" We have a 4H club that comes and supports us and they bring about 10 to 12 people to help run the show," said Adam Siddle, Assistant Fire Chief of Washington Township." We have Genesis Healthcare, their trauma unit it here talking...

May 7, 2014 - 5:34pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

 Mother's Day is just four days away and Florafino's on Maple is busy taking and delivering orders.

There are several specials this season including the tea cup arrangements full of miniature roses and daisies. Florafinos can help you pick out the best customized gift for mom. They have several wind chimes, plants, small greenhouses as well as iconic floral arrangements.

Mother's Day is an important day obviously. You've got to send mom something otherwise don't come home...

May 5, 2014 - 9:10am
1 year 40 weeks ago

There's a chance to share with the world how special your mother is to you.

As Mother's Day approaches WHIZ is asking you to celebrate your mother by filling out a quick form and submitting a photo of your mom. Be prepared to also share what makes her so special.

"It's really hard to count on one hand all the things your mom has done for you, whether it be taking care of you when you're sick or driving to help you move," said WHIZ Intercompany Communication...

May 12, 2013 - 11:13pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

The Washington Township Fire Department cooked over a thousand chickens early Sunday morning for their annual Mother's Day Chicken Barbecue. Area moms and their families enjoyed coleslaw, applesauce, green beans and dessert, all prepared by Washington Township firefighters.

"Since I was in grade school we've been coming here about forty years now. My Dad used to be on the fire department so we would spend the whole day here when he was on the fire department. I know it's a big...

May 8, 2013 - 3:59pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

A floral shop's business is blooming in preparation for Mother's Day.

Greg Orafino owner of Florafino's on Maple Avenue says that Mother's Day is one of the busiest floral holidays and he gives customers advice when choosing flowers for their loved ones.

"A lot of times when we send to grandmothers for instance they might be in nursing facility or they might be in smaller apartment so don't send something huge send something that appropriate to the size," said Orafino...

May 9, 2012 - 9:46am
3 years 39 weeks ago

It's time to set up the fire pit and get ready to dig into another Mother's Day dinner at the Washington Township Firehouse.

The department will host their Mother's Day barbecue dinner at the firehouse this Sunday. It's the 43rd year for this event that looks to serve up 1,200 birds along with homemade pies, cookies and other treats, donated by community members.

"I's very important the support of the citizens that come out and buy the dinners, not only now but the rest of...

May 9, 2010 - 2:35pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

For most, Mother's Day is showing how much your mom means to you, and the local mom's were spoke with this afternoon say they were showered with love. It's a special day they say holds a special place in their hearts.

"It means family, friends, and having all of our family together, " says local mom Faye McNeish.

"I have three children and three grandchildren. I think that's the main part of being a mother. The greatest gift that god has given us is our children...

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