Good Day Alabama for November 8, 2012 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for November 8, 2012

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for November 8, 2012:

DR. F - Dr. Wayne Fleisig is a Psychologist with Children's Hospital and soon to be member of the Board of Advisors for "Parents Magazine". He joined us with advice on helping kids get a good night sleep.
1) Set a good and consistent sleep schedule
2) Set the environment to help
3) Soothing/calming nighttime routine
4) Cut out "sleep stealers"
5) Adequate exercise

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us live from Glenwood Autism & Behavioral Health Center for the annual Pecans for Autism. Every purchase of Glenwood pecans and coffees raises funds essential for the operation of Glenwood's programs and services for children, adolescents, adults, and families with autism and behavioral health disorders. Glenwood sells only the freshest, "first-shake" pecans from southern pecan farms. Glenwood's pecan halves are mammoth-size, the largest and best-tasting pecans available. Pecans are an excellent source of protein and are loaded with antioxidants, may help prevent heart disease, and can contribute to lowering one's cholesterol. In addition to mammoth pecan halves by the pound, Glenwood is pleased to offer a variety of specialty pecans and items including: Fresh Gourmet Pecan Halves, Pecan-flavored Coffees, and wonderful Holiday Gift Assortments. You can find them at local holiday festivals or at most Winn-Dixie, Piggly Wiggly, Bruno's, Belle Foods, Food World, National Bank of Commerce, Iberia Bank, and M&F Bank Inverness stores. For more information, call (205) 969-2880 or visit http://glenwood.org/.

TRAVEL GUY - Janice talked with Roland Thomas about his online travel magazine. He tells her about his section called "Side Roads and Sunday Drives" which features beautiful backroad travel ideas in Alabama to enjoy in the fall with the changing leaf colors. His website features "Faces & Places... Festivals & Functions... Best Sites & Calendars." For more information, visit http://www.t611.com/.

BASS BOAT - Located on the scenic Chelsea campus of King's Home (221 Kings Home Drive, Chelsea), the event helps raise funds and awareness about the mission of King's Home! The event is FREE with donations accepted at the gate (but not required) and includes loads of fun for the entire family! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and relax on the grass while enjoying the musical entertainment on the main stage! Food and Refreshments will be available for purchase at the event. Enjoy music by Day SeVen, Catalyst Red, Joe Brantley, Just Friends Little Big Band, & Carson Bruce. There will be a hayride around the lake, a kids zone and campfires, and an inverted bungee jumper. Pro Bass Angler Randy Howell joined us to explain his boat giveaway. Make a $100 donation to King's Home and Randy will give you a chance to win his 2012 Tournament Boat. The drawing will be held at the Kampfire for the King event. To make a donation by mail send it to King's Home, Attention: Valerie Bennett, P. O. Box 162, Chelsea, AL 35043. Make checks payable to King's Home and include a note stating this is for "Randy Howell 2012 Boat". Mailed Donations for Randy Howell 2012 Boat must be received by Friday, November 16th. Online Donations for Randy Howell 2012 Boat will end on Saturday, November 17th at 12 Noon. You can also call in your donation to (205) 678-8331 until Saturday, November 17th at 5pm. Mailed Donations for Randy Howell 2012 Boat must be received by Friday, November 16th. For more information on the event, the drawing, or King's Home, call (205) 678-8331 or visit www.kampfirefortheking.com.

PET OF THE WEEK - Christy Little with the Greater Birmingham Humane Society introduced us to a pet today looking for a forever home! His name is Dobby. For more information on today's pet or others up for adoption, call (205) 942-1211 or visit gbhs.org.

Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, Jeh Jeh takes us to check out the latest cars at the Alabama Auto Show!
The holidays are approaching... They are tough times for people who've lost loved ones. We find out about a grief support Holiday Help Seminar. Comedian James Gregory is in town and he joins us in the studio! The Bargain Mom joins us with some great deals! We check out the best in buzz for your favorite Hollywood celebrities... that and more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!

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