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IT’S A ONE OF A KIND CELEBRATION!

We are your “go-to” broadcast outlets for everything Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival

No one else covers this prestigious event like hometown radio favorites Mix 94.1 and News-Talk 1480 WHBC!  

Congrats Class of 2015:  Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley, Bill Polian, Junior Seau, Will Shields, Mick Tingelhoff and Ron Wolf. 

We'll see you out and about for over 20 incredible
events enjoyed by nearly 700,000 people!

 


WE CAN HELP YOU WITH THAT

Our special thanks to Ziegler Tire for supporting coverage of the
2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival.

Sunday, July 26
2:30pm Community Parade @ Downtown Canton.  News-Talk 1480 WHBC’s Pam Cook and Gary Rivers are your radio and TV hosts from the WHBC broadcast site at Kresge Lot.  Plus Michaela Madison handles on street interviews.  Watch for News-Talk 1480 WHBC's Ron Ponder, Kenny Roda and Joe Palmisano, as well as Mix 94.1’s John Stewart riding!  Everybody loves a parade!

Special Note:  The Community Parade with your hosts - WHBC's Pam Cook & Gary Rivers - will be broadcast at 8pm Monday July 27 and Tuesday July 28 on WIVM-TV 39.1 and WIVN-TV 29.1, Time Warner Cable channel 989 in Stark County, Time Warner Cable channel 4 in Tusc, Holmes and Carroll counties, MCTV channel 128 in Stark and Wayne counties.

Friday July 31 
7am Media Flight!  Mix 94.1’s Kayleigh Kriss and News-Talk 1480 WHBC’s Michaela Madison lift off!  Listen for ‘live from the sky” reports!

4pm Balloon Classic & Night Glow / Jackson-Belden Music Fest @ KSU at Stark & Stark State College Campuses.  Mix 94.1 and News-Talk 1480 WHBC present Hey Monea! The Joe Vitale Jr. Band, Chris Higbee and Joe Gruchecky & The Houserockers!  KEEP CALM & ROCK ON!  It all starts at 4:30pm with Kent State Stark's"Blues In School"!  Join Mix 94.1's DeLuca & Kathy, Kayleigh Kriss, Ike & Jenn and WHBC's Pam & Gary, Ron Ponder, Kenny Roda, Jon Bozeka and Michaela Madison.  Click through below for details!

 

Saturday, August 1
4pm Balloon Classic & Night Glow / Jackson-Belden Music Fest
@ KSU at Stark & Stark State College Campuses. News-Talk 1480 WHBC's Gary Rivers is your host for music, food, balloons, fireworks and fun!

Sunday, August 2
6am Balloon Classic
@ KSU at Stark & Stark State College Campuses.

Monday, August 3
6:30pm Drum Corps International Competition Tour of Champions
@ Paul Brown Tiger Stadium.  Mix 94.1’s Kayleigh Kriss is your emcee!  Experience the precision and pageantry of eight quality corps including six of the top 12 in the nation!

Thursday, August 6
10am First Play


5pm Enshrinee’s Gold Jacket Dinner @ Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center.  News-Talk 1480 WHBC’s Brian Novak reports live! It's one of the most exciting events of the Enshrinement Festival.

Friday, August 7
9:30am Gold Jacket Photo Op


11:30am Fashion Show Luncheon @ Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center.  Looking good!

8pm Concert for Legends featuring AEROSMITH.  Details coming soon to Mix 94.1 and News-Talk 1480 WHBC!

Saturday, August 8
8am Timkensteel Grand Parade
@ Downtown Canton.  News-Talk 1480 WHBC’s Pam Cook, Gary Rivers,  and Joe Palmisano broadcast live from Cleveland Avenue and 2nd Street SW.  Jon Bozeka is on the scene with celebrity reports.  Watch for WHBC's Kenny Roda and Ron Ponder and Mix 94.1’s Deluca & Kathy, and Kayleigh Kriss and John Stewart riding in the parade.

4pm Celebration Fan Party @ Pro Football Hall of Fame. WHBC Sports guys Kenny Roda, Joe Palmisano, Dave Scheetz and Jon Bozeka broadcast live from the middle of it all.

7pm Enshrinement Ceremony @ Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.  News-Talk 1480 WHBC is all the way live with Kenny Roda and Joe Palmisano.

Sunday, August 9
12:30pm Enshrinees GameDay Roundtable
@ Memorial Civic Center and Cultural Center.  WHBC Sports live broadcast features Dave Scheetz and Jon Bozeka.  Get up-close and personal with the Enshnees as they share stories, game highlights and canndid remarks about their playing days.

4pm, Tailgate Party @ Pro Football Hall of Fame.  News-Talk 1480 WHBC is all the way live with Kenny Roda, Dave Scheetz, Joe Palmisano and Joe Bozeka!

8pm NFL/Hall of Fame Game @ Hall of Fame Field/Fawcett Stadium.  Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings.

Wednesday, September 9
Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame @ Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Taste of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (formerly Taste of the NFL) combines food, fun and football in the fight against hunger. This event features gourmet cuisine from local restaurants and the opportunity to meet Hall of Famers, while raising needed funds to support the Foodbank.  Details -- plus your chance to win tickets -- soon on News-Talk 1480 WHBC and Mix 94.1.

Thursday, September 10 through Saturday, September 12
11am Canton Kick off Celebration
with Fireworks Saturday Night.  Details coming!

Sunday, September 13
8am Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket 5K
National Championship

September 22
7am hour.  Pin Project! 
News-Talk 1480 WHBC’s Pam Cook announces pin project winners! 

  A special shout out to:

Kay Carpet and Friends and Family Credit Union for their support of our Enshrinee Salutes segments!

Leonard Insurance and Friends and Family Credit Union for their support of our Gameday Roundtable coverage.  Friends and Family Credit Union for their support of our TimkenSteel Grand Parade coverage.

Dominic Fonte Your Local Cutler Realtor, Loby's Grille, Kimble Recycling & Disposal and Canton Chair Rental for their continued support of our on site broadcasts!

Schedule tentative and subject to change. Times listed general event start times.
Come back for updates or click on the logo below for the official
Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival website!

 

 

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