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Marcella is joined by NAACP Wilkes-Barre Chapter President Jimel Calliste to talk about MLK Day and the impact Dr. King continues to have today, particularly when it comes to progress. He also talks about how his first term as president is going, what what the community can expect from the NAACP in the future. Frankie also welcomes Andrea to fill listeners in on Luzerne County’s Got Talent.
Marcella is joined by Dr. Melvyn Wolk and his wife, Marilyn, to talk about the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton and his new children’s book, the “Ill-phabet”, Dr. Wolk founded RMH Scranton, which is a nonprofit aimed at providing food, shelter and other various items to families of seriously ill children while they are in the hospital. The book helps kids learn about different medical issues and illnesses they may come across in a fun, educational way. A portion of proceeds from the book aids RMH Scranton.
Marcella is joined by Mike and Susan from the Luzerne County Community College to talk about the the shipping crisis across the country, as well as the CDL Program at LCCC.
Marcella is joined by the Executive Director of Pennie, Zach Sherman. Pennie allows Pennsylvanians to get affordable health care coverage, especially through a variety of new cost savings programs. Zach explains the programs and all Pennie has to offer, who is eligible, and what upcoming deadlines are around the corner.
This week CEO & President of the Family 2 Family Food Basket Program, Meghan Loftus, joins Marcy to talk about their upcoming holiday food distribution. Frankie learns about NEPA’s Got Talent and we get an update from the capitol in Harrisburg about gun violence in Philadelphia – and across the state – from Sen.Hughes and Street.
Tech expert Paul Hochman joins Marcy to explain the important role truck drivers have this holiday season, and how technology can help ensure we all get not only the gifts – but also necessary daily supplies – we all need to survive through shipping shortages. Then Ginny from Junior Achievement returns to remind us of a Virtual Career Day in December.
Marcy is joined by Staff Sgt Sal Dely & Sgt. Adam Vasquez from Toys for Tots, along with Hanover Twp Lions Club Member John VanWhy to talk about the largest local toy drive and Christmas Tree Lighting event coming up December 4th.
Local filmmaker Jordan Ramirez joins Marcy to talk about the Susquehanna River Watch and its history, as well as his film release on the topic. Then Ginny from Junior Achievement tells us about two upcoming Virtual Career Days.
Marcy welcomes Dr. Len Friedman and patient advocate, Kathlyn to speak on the importance of having a shingles vaccination, especially for those over 50. She also mentions local upcoming community events and local nonprofit organizations for Veterans.
Correspondent Kim Sawyer revisits this year’s Open Enrollment season with Brad from Metlife, and Marcy welcomes Melinda “The Small Biz Lady” Emerson on how local businesses can benefit this season through a free program offered by Verizon.
Mike Taluto from PennDot joins Marcy and NHTSA educator Rebecca Ryback to talk about Halloween and school safety tips, Teen Drivers, the upcoming winter season and more.
Correspondent Kim Sawyer talks open enrollment season with Brad from MetLife. Marcy learns from Director John Bubul that local theatre is making a comeback from the pandemic – well, the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre – with a special Halloween showing to celebrate its 100th season.
Maggie joins Marcy to talk about a Happy Hour Fundraiser for the baby and children closet at St. Joseph’s Center. Members of Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library explain how Covid has affect funding while announcing a special basket and purse raffle fundraiser. Finally, Marcy learns about Biketober with Get Your Tail on the Trail.
Members from the Wilkes-Barre Chapter of the NAACP talk history, new initatives, fundraisers and more while explaining why its important to have a local chapter in the Wyoming Valley.
Dr. Carlos Nunez talks about Sleep Apnea and a new CPAP Device, Medina stop by from the Diamond City Partnership to talk about the importance of Downtown Wilkes-Barre along with some upcoming fundraisers.