What’s Happening Today – Oct. 26, 2016
Today on DelmarvaLife:
241,600 people each year receive emergency food from the Food Bank of Delaware. That’s 25% of the Delaware population that needs emergency food. That’s where the Harry K Foundation comes in. President and Founder, Harry Keswani and Co-Chairperson of Community Outreach, Linda Jessop, join us to tell us more.
There have been many events this October in lieu of breast cancer awareness month. October is coming to an end and there is another event this weekend you do not want to miss. Women Supporting Women is holding a night of rememberance and togetherness as they honor those thos have fought the battle of breast cancer and those who’s lives were lost to this disease. This free event, Light the River, is open to the public and is taking place on Fri., Oct. 28 from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm. Luminaries will be available or $5. Call 410-548-7880 for more information.
Since we are turning off our AC units, they might use a little TLC before we switch on the heat. Bringing in a professional to perform fall maintance has all types of benefits. From saving you money, to catching a problem before it turns into something major. Sean met with the professionals to find out what they’re on the look out for when they service your HVAC system.
Chef Sharliena Berry shows us many non-traditional ways you can enjoy pumpkin this fall season.
Pumpkin Spice Meatballs
1 lb. of ground turkey
½ Cup of boxed turkey stuffing crushed (uncooked)
¼ Cup of canned pumpkin
¼ Cup of dried cranberries
½ Small red onion
1 Stalk of celery
½ Tsp of cinnamon
½ Tsp of garlic powder
1 Tsp of kosher salt
1 Tsp of dry sage
Pinch of Nutmeg (Approximately 1/8 tsp. Optional)
½ Black pepper
Dice small dried cranberries, celery, and onion.
Crush stuffing mix into small pieces using a Ziploc bag and a rolling pin or a food
In a large bowl combine all ingredients until evenly mixed.
Use a small cookie scooper to measure out meatballs.
Roll each meatball in your hand to make them round.
Place meatballs on a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
Preheat oven to 375 bake for 20-25 minutes.
Allow to rest for 1-2 minutes before transferring to tray.
Pumpkin Spice Dip
1 8oz container of whipped cream cheese
1 Cup of canned pumpkin
¼ Cup of chopped green onions
¼ Cup of chopped dried cranberries
1 tsp of cinnamon
½ tsp of salt
1 tsp of Cajun seasoning
1 tsp of sugar
Walnuts chopped (optional)
Combine pumpkin and cream cheese using a hand mixer or blender.
Fold in the remaining ingredients.
Garnish with chopped green onions walnuts and cranberries.
Serve with cracker, chips or vegetables
Sean and Corey with WBOC 102.5 compete in a trending challenge today. Their task is to flip a wattle bottle and get it to land upright. They will have one minute to complete as many successful flips as possible. Who’s going to win? Tune in at 5 pm!
It’s time for DelmarvaLife’s “Hallowin” Costume Contest! Your creativity and cleverness could win you a $50 gift card to Vernon Powell. From now through Nov. 3, upload a picture of your Halloween costume to DelmarvaLife.com/Halloween or post it on Instagram using the hashtag, #DelmarvaLife. Starting Nov 4, people can go to our website and vote for their favorite costumes. On Nov. 11, the top three costumes will be declared winners, and they will each receive a $50 gift card to Vernon Powell.
It’s not every day you get the chance to win a brand new roof for your home. It’s all thanks to Spicer Brothers Construction‘s Delmarva’s Neediest Roof Contest. The winner will receive a new Gaf Limited Lifetime Roofing System. Enter here.
If you’re playing in our High School Football Showdown, be sure to get your picks in and keep checking the leader board to see where you rank among the competition. If you haven’t registered to play yet, it’s not too late! Enter here. Each correct prediction accumulates points and the highest scoring player will have the chance to win a trophy delivered to you by WBOC Sports Director, Matt Pencek, in Chopper 16.
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