What You Need to Know Today in Evansville – July 30
1. Peyton Manning begins training camp for the Broncos
By all reports the star quarterback is looking good in practice camp and is expected to be ready to play at the beginning of the season.
2. Germania Maennechoir Volkfest is this week.
It’s the 50th anniversary of Volksfest. They’ll be open from 11AM-Midnight Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 916 N. Fulton.
3. Gas prices are climbing
The latest Lundberg Report says that gas is up about ten cents over the past two weeks. Experts also say that it would be higher, but global demand has been soft.
4. You help is needed to provide back-to-school supplies
The Red Cross is gathering supplies for children of military. Click here to see how you can help.
5. Bid on a Cake Boss VIP package
We’ve set up an eBay auction for a Cake Boss VIP package that includes the opportunity to meet Buddy Valastro. Proceeds will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
6. In the Olympics…
France upset the U.S. Men’s swim team in the 4X100 freestyle relay. Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte helped led the American team to a silver medal.
Jordyn Wieber, the defending world champion gymnast failed to make the finals of the women’s all-around competition.
American swimmer Dana Vollmer won the 100-meter butterfly in a world record time of 55.98 seconds.