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WNZR’s annual Valentine’s Banquet focuses on “Love Without Borders”

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio WNZR, 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, presents its 21st annual Valentine’s Banquet on Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., in Foster Hall, located inside Ariel Arena on the MVNU campus.

Travis and Sarah Keller will be guest speakers with the theme of “Love Without Borders.” Travis currently serves as the Director of Alumni Relations and adjunct faculty member at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Sarah serves as an Arbonne Regional Vice President, along with serving as an adjunct writing instructor and an online English teacher.

The couple will share their amazing testimony of how God directed their family to adopt a little girl from China. Through their testimony, they will demonstrate how God led their family with love and grace through this amazing journey.

“Our staff is excited about this year’s theme,” said Marcy Rinehart, Station Manager at WNZR. “The Keller family’s story of adoption is heartwarming and inspiring. Their journey to find their daughter Asta will remind us all how God can work miracles when we allow Him to lead.”

Special entertainment will be provided by WNZR staff members Lilly Buckley and Rachel Rinehart. Buckley serves as WNZR’s Production Director and is a host of “The Afternoon Drive.” Rachel Rinehart is WNZR’s Music Director.

WNZR plans to distribute over $1,000 worth of prizes throughout the evening, courtesy of local businesses. The official prize list will be announced soon and will be viewable on 

Banquet tickets are $20 per person and include a full buffet dinner, entertainment and door prizes. The Italian meal will feature classic lasagna, fettuccini alfredo, green beans, Caesar salad, antipasto salad, fruit salad, garlic bread sticks and chocolate layer cake for dessert.

Tickets are on sale now, Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the WNZR studios located on the second floor of Founders Hall on the MVNU campus. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m., and seating is limited. All profits from the Valentine’s Banquet will go to support MVNU broadcasting students planning to attend conferences this year.

For more information about WNZR and to see a complete list of door prizes, visit WNZR is celebrating 32 years of ministry at 90.9FM. The Lifeline broadcasts contemporary Christian music, family-oriented programs, sports, news and weather 24 hours a day. The WNZR app is available for both Apple and Android devices and can be found on the iTunes App Store or Google Play. WNZR can also be found on the TuneIn Radio App.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 31 states and 22 countries/U.S. territories.