Archive for February, 2018

How is your IQ?

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Winter is winding down,  but what a time of natural disasters we have witnessed around the U.S.   Hurricanes,  floods,  wild fires,  sink holes,  have you ever wondered what’s your IQ?   Insurance quotient,  as these events occur, you keep hearing  many don’t have homeowner’s insurance, coverage.   Joining Rick and Jackie this Saturday on A Firm Foundation for Life,  insurance specialists in this area from Wood County Insurance,  Phil Simmons, and Heather Parsons.   Wood County insurance since 1979 is beginning the small business transition to the next generation.   Fire coverage for your home still remains the most important insurance coverage,  but you have to do your part to protect your family’s safety . .  . like keeping your smoke detectors in working order . .  tune in to hear Rick’s story about a young family in a rental house that disabled the entire smoke detection system because they didn’t want to purchase replacement batteries?

The program begins at 9:00 am. on Saturday and 7:00 am. on Sunday is the Rewind show in case you miss it Saturday.   1370 WSPD on your radio dial, on your computer stream,  or live on your I-Phone with the I-Heart media app.

Pictured with Rick and Jackie from last week’s program before the House and Home show,  Chris Pfleghaar,   Andersen Windows,  and Jay Mauter from Northpoint Remodeling in Perrysburg.


2018 House & Home Show

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

The third week in February as always it’s the HBA House & Home show at the Seagate Center in downtown Toledo.    The largest displayer each year is the Andersen Window display and we will again feature them on A Firm Foundation for Life this Saturday.

Joining us live in studio and on Facebook Live again this Saturday,  your local Andersen representative Chris Pfleghaar,  and Jay Mauter,  one of the owners of local Andersen service and installation company Northpoint Remodleling in Perrysburg.   Having trouble with your old windows,  Jay will answer all questions.

There are thousands upon thousands of houses in N. W. Ohio that need new windows and Andersen is the only replacement window that will enhance the home’s value,  tune in to hear why, beginning Saturday at 9:00 am.  or Sunday at 7:00 am.  to  1370 WSPD,  the region’s number one station for many years,  or power up your computer to: and stream it, or grab the I-Heart media app on your I-Phone and listen anywhere.

Rick and Jackie will have complimentary tickets to the show so tune in to win!   Pictured are two Andersen replacement windows Rick just installed several weeks ago.

Valentines weekend

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Here we are Valentines weekend 2018,  possible snowmageddon this weekend,   but you can count on N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts being in studio with another great presentation of love and marriage.   Joining Rick and Jackie,  Jim and Nancy Wenger married 33 years,   Jim is Pastor and he will provide the basics to a long and healthy marriage relationship.   Anne Biel will join all of us just to keep the discussion lively.

This Saturday’s program is a good opportunity to see the program live on Facebook Live,  at:  A Firm Foundation for Life on Facebook.    On your radio dial it’s 1370 WSPD,  92.9 FM.   streamed live at: or on your I-phone with the I-Heart Media app.

Pictured from last Saturday’s show in studio,  our new Wood Co. Auditor,  (tie),  Matt Oestreich,  and popping in the door is WSPD news director Kevin Millikan.   Don’t forget the actual Valentine’s Day is February 14,  next Wednesday.

Rick and Jackie

Saturday February 3

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

A Firm Foundation for Life,  now broadcasting on Saturday and Sunday on “Facebook Live”  @  “A Firm Foundation for Life”.  We have enjoyed a whole new group of listeners from all over the world!

This Saturday beginning at 9:00 am.  and Sunday at 7:00 am. we are pleased to welcome to the program for the first time Wood County Auditor,  newly appointed Matt Oestreich,  replacing the long serving Mike Sibbersen,   not only is this a chance to get to know Matt,  but real estate taxes are due in Wood County on February 16,  in Lucas County on February 7.

Saturday’s program will be a good chance to contrast how things differ in adjoining counties Wood and Lucas.   The program is heard locally on  1370 WSPD,  streamed at: or remotely on your I-phone using the I-Heart media app.   On Facebook Live you not only hear the program,  but can view us live in studio with Matt.

Last week in Bowling Green was the Annual Chamber Dinner pictured before dinner is Rick and Jackie.