Posts Tagged ‘free stuff’

#Shutdown Dominates Social

It’s not a shocker that the fight on Capitol Hill has spilled all over social media. Almost every aspect is unfolding with more perspective than ever in the form of tweets, status updates, pictures and websites. This one exchange I found this morning on twitter reflects what most of those impacted were going through.

MORE: Social Media responds to #Shutdown

President Obama posted a message to the troops on the web.. reassuring them they’ll be ok during the shutdown. His twitter and facebook pages have been very active.. but that’s not the case for most government sites. A lot of them will go dark.. others will use essential personnel to update important information.

From lawmakers saying they’ll work without pay… to local businesses rallying around those furloughed… the impact of the #Shutdown is being told from all angles. This issue is hitting people hard and they want you to hear about it. The Today Shows #DearCongress hashtag easily became the top trend in the US.

 

600 Backpacks up for grabs Sunday

From our viewers in West Virginia… they’re already thinking back to school, and giving back.

This Sunday, August 14th Hedgesville Church will give away 600 backpacks filled with school supplies.
All you have to do is bring your child by.. they must be with a parent. Live music, free food, free haircuts for the kids and moon bounce will be on hand. Four new bikes will be given out too.

Registration starts at 3pm at Hedgesville Church.
That’s at 6867 Hedgesville Road in West Virginia.

More on the WUSA9 Morning Show Below

FREE NUGGS

Not sure if anyone saw my TV admission of eating Chick-fil-A 7 days a week when I first got pregnant. Needless to say I’m a fan.  Now.. there’s even more reason. The new spicy chicken nuggets are coming out and select Marlyand shops are giving them away for free between Sept 27-Oct 2. Reserve your free 8-piece now.

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