Shindigz Tuesday Party News Blast:
This was definitely a good year for the Emmy Awards television ratings. Viewership was up an estimated 30 percent over last year. Experts say football helped. About 16 million people watched the Emmy Awrds. Sunday Night Football usually attracts over 18 million but last weekend only 6 million were watching the game
An update on the Powerball Million Dollar Lottery winner out of South Carolina. He’s choosing to stay anonymous after winning 399 million dollars. But we do know a bit more about him. It was only the second time he’d ever played the lottery. He went into a gas station to buy buns for his wife and they didn’t have nay so he bought several Powerball tickets instead.
And here’s a great story out of Atlanta. When Willie and Carol Fowler’s only daughter cancelled her wedding 40 days before she was set to walk down the aisle, her parents were faced with a venue, food and entertainment that had all been paid for. But instead of cancelling everything and losing their deposits, they decided to change the guest list to 200 homeless people. The event was titled ‘The First Annual Fowler Family Celebration of Love,’ and the family says it plans on hosting another charity dinner next year.