On this week's edition of Wednesdays With Winnecke, we had two special guests in the studio to discuss two long-time holiday institutions for Evansville and the region. We're talking about the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, and the annual Hadi Shrine Circus.

Sandy Appler, The Salvation Army

Segment 1 is all about the Salvation Army (hear the audio below):

  • Talking with Sandy Appler from the Salvation Army about their Red Kettle Campaign
  • What exactly does the Salvation Army do? What kind of services do they provide?
  • How is the money collected used?
  • Lots of bell ringing volunteers are needed this year...how can you get involved?
  • Brian Ball, Hadi Temple

    Segment 2 focuses on the Hadi Shrine Circus (hear the audio below):

  • Brian Ball from the Hadi Temple is the man to tell us about this year's circus.
  • What the are show dates and times?
  • How are the various acts selected each year?
  • How the transition to the Ford Center has been.
  • Clowns, clowns, clowns.
  • How the Hadi Temple works in our community