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June 10, 2020 - Deb Lake, Goodwill Gather for Good Virtual Luncheon

Communications Director for Goodwill Northern Michigan, Deb Lake joins us to preview this year’s Gather for Good celebration, featuring a celebration of Food Rescue, the presentation of the Community Impact Award and a keynote from Iain de Jong (author of “The Book on Ending Homelessness”) available to view anytime on their Facebook page. 

June 10, 2020 - Ben Leskovansky, Virtual Summer Camp

Part of the K12 company, Destinations Career Academy is committed to delivering a robust set of programs in career readiness.  Coordinator of their virtual coding summer camp and head Coach of their Esports, Ben Leskovansky joins us to talk about some fun opportunities for kids this season.

June 10, 2020 - Dr. John VanWagoner, TCAPS Moves Forward

New incoming Traverse City Area Public Schools Superintendent John VanWagoner joins us to talk about his plans for TCAPS and facing the uncertain future of a new academic year after the COVID-19 shutdown.

June 9, 2020 - Michele Howard, TADL Re-Opens

Traverse Area District Library Executive Director Michele Howard joins us to discuss how people were able to access libraries during the pandemic and how TADL is strategically re-opening their doors.

June 9, 2020 - Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson, Walking with Protesters

Ahead of her appearance on “Radio Retro”, the new on-air version of the beloved “Concerts on the Lawn” at Grand Traverse Pavilions, singer-songwriter  Miriam Pico joins us. The full concert will be heard this Thursday at 7pm on WCCW 107.5 FM

June 8, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Miriam Pico, Concerts on the Lawn

Ahead of her appearance on “Radio Retro”, the new on-air version of the beloved “Concerts on the Lawn” at Grand Traverse Pavilions, singer-songwriter  Miriam Pico joins us. The full concert will be heard this Thursday at 7pm on WCCW 107.5 FM

June 8, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs

A look at what’s happening in the world of music, featuring YouTube’s 2020 graduation special, livestreaming and music copyright, and a new music app that you can adjust to your level of energy.

June 7, 2020 - Jeanine Rubert, Pine Hill Nursery & Village Gardens

Jeanine from Pine Hill talks about your outdoor spaces and answers your questions.

June 6, 2020 - Hal Gurian, GT County Commission Candidate

Candidate for District 4’s seat on the Grand Traverse County Commission, Hal Gurian joins us to talk about what he hopes to bring to the position.

June 5, 2020 - Vern Gauthier, ReOpening the Gym

With Governor Whitmer’s recent announcement of Northern Michigan’s upcoming shift to Phase 5, gyms are one of the businesses allowed to reopen. Vern Gauthier, owner of Fit for You Health Club, joins us to talk about the changes they’ve made in their gym, and how, in many ways, it’s like starting a brand new business.

June 5, 2020 - Beth Milligan, Traverse City Ticker

A look at some of the biggest stories in the region with Beth Milligan from the Traverse City Ticker, including a new report detailing the estimated economic loss in Northwest Michigan from the Coronavirus pandemic.

June 4, 2020 - Lisa Peacock, Return to School Advisory Council

Health Officer for the Health Department of Northwest Michigan, Lisa Peacock joins us to discuss her recent appointment to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 Return to School Advisory Council, a group of 25 leaders in health care and education, along with four members of the Michigan Legislature, with an eye towards getting students back in the classroom safely..  

June 3, 2020 - Chief Jeff O’Brien, Police and Protests

Following his statement to local media yesterday on the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd, Traverse City Police Chief Jeff O’Brien joins us to talk about working to gain and maintain trust with the community, and his dedication to serve.  

June 3, 2020 - Dan & Pam Marsh and Brian Beauchamp, Pedego Traverse City

The largest electric bicycle brand in the country, Pedego comes to the area thanks to the brand new Pedego Traverse City.  Store owners Dan & Pam Marsh are joined by Brian Beauchamp of the TART Trails to talk about how this fun outdoor activity is perfect for this area.

June 2, 2020 - Jennifer Szunko, Lisa Baker Lorincz & Sarah Hunt, TC NewTech

It’s five year anniversary of TC NewTech, and Jennifer Szunko, Sarah Hunt and Lisa Baker-Lorincz join us to discuss the occasion and the four start-up finalists that will be chosen from a panel of judges after pitching their ideas tonight. The winner will be chosen by TC NewTech viewers on YouTube and Facebook Live.

June 1, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Kedrik Merwin, Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Ahead of their appearance on the first ever “Radio Retro”, the new on-air version of the beloved “Concerts on the Lawn” at Grand Traverse Pavilions, Kedrik Merwin, TSO Executive Director and Trombonist in their Brass Quintet, talks about the process of the group getting back together after a COVID-break, choosing and recording their diverse set of tunes, and more.  The full concert will be heard this Thursday at 7pm on WCCW 107.5 FM

June 1, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs

Stories from the world of music this week include “Blackout Tuesday,” the rise of drive-in concerts, Sinead O’Connor’s new career and Jimmy Buffet’s most unusual fan.

May 28, 2020 - Andy Harvey, The Case of George Floyd

Chief of Police for Palestine, Texas and a Command Level Law Enforcement Leader with over 20 years experience, Andy Harvey joins us to discuss the situation in Minneapolis that lead to the death of George Floyd.

May 28, 2020 - Bill Marsh, Jr., Helping Your Personal Brand

“A means of distinguishing a product, company, service or person,” is one way of defining a “brand.” Another way, says Bill Marsh, Jr., of the blog “Making You Matter,” is your reputation.  He joins us to talk about ways in which you can strengthen that reputation of you or your company.

May 24, 2020 - Jeanine Rubert, Pine Village Nursery & Village Gardens

Gardening is good for you!  Dealing with moles, fast-growing vines, worm composters and more — Jeanine from Pine Hill answers your questions.

May 23, 2020 - Mike Mahn, Keeping It Positive During a Pandemic

Owner of Golden-Fowler Home Furnishings, Mike Mahn joins us to talk about his positive message during the stay-at-home order, and, now reopened, how his store—and others—can move forward. 

May 22, 2020 - Beth Milligan, Traverse City Ticker

A look at the news of the week, featuring the next steps following Governor Whitmer’s “reopening” of regions 6 & 8 of the state, the challenge facing recreational marijuana dispensaries and the new TCAPS superintendent.

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