Talk Of The Rock

Talk Of The Rock

A forum to discuss community events and public affairs with different charities organizations for the Central Arkansas region. If you would like to be a part of the show, contact DJTaylor@iheartmedia.com

Episodes

April 30, 2021 13 min
DJ talks with Lea from the Arkansas Food Bank about the Empty Bowls program, how it's different in 2021, how you can help fight food insecurity in Arkansas and also how to receive help if you are in need.

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On this episode, DJ revisits his conversation with Dr. Nik Meena, Pulmonologist at UAMS, to discuss facts and myths surrounding COVID-19, the difference in vaccines, and how much longer the pandemic will hold sway on Arkansans.

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DJ talks with Travis Ledbetter from Arvest Bank about their Million Meals campaign and how we can all join together to provide food to Arkansans facing food insecurity during the pandemic.

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On this episode, DJ talks with Adora Curry from UAPTC about the upcoming Diamond Chef Arkansas competition and how patrons can have a lot of fun at this year's virtual event and also help provide a way for students to continue their educational journey at UAPTC.

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We have the chance to talk with Peggy from the Miracle League of Arkansas about the new spring and fall season, how to sign up your special needs child or loved one, the steps taken to protect the players during the pandemic, and how everyone can help support the great works at Miracle League!

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DJ talks with Laurie Lee, board chair of The Reform Alliance, about their purpose in helping children get the funding required for special educational needs, as well as sheds light on a new legislation being put forth in Arkansas about funding similar programs.

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The recent winter weather caused pipes to rupture at the Museum of Discovery, causing thousands of dollars in damage to the building and exhibits, and they need our help! DJ talks with Kelley Bass from MoD about the flood damage, how listeners can help rebuild, if their popular summer camps will happen this year, and when the doors will be open for family fun again.

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Sherri from the Arkansas Foodbank and Darrell from Greenway Equipment talk with DJ about the Backpack Program to feed children with food insecurity in Arkansas and how helping these kids could win a John Deere gator or zero-turn mower from Jason Aldean for their effort!

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February 4, 2021 17 min
We talk with Fran Carter, Development Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families about their upcoming Soup Sunday event and how you can get tickets for the family to celebrate almost 30 local restaurants and support Arkansas families.

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DJ talks with Superintendent Markous Jewett from The Excel Center, the only tuition-free high school for adults in Arkansas looking to get their diploma. The Excel Center offers free drop-in child care, life coaches, individualized classes, and more to make the dream of a high school diploma possible.

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DJ talks with Sonia and Haley from Partners Against Trafficking Humans, to talk about National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. P.A.T.H. is a local non-profit that provides safety as well as mental and physical help to victims of sexual abuse.
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In this episode, we Zoom with Lt. Dedrick and Det. Dallas from NLRPD and call former agent Bill Buford to talk about the Rob Williams Memorial Raffle to support Special Olympics and the Rob Williams Memorial Scholarship fund! Raffle tickets available at specialolympicsarkansas.org

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We're back!!! And in this episode DJ Taylor talks with Carly from the Alzheimer's Association of Arkansas about the difference between dementia and ALZ, how patients and caregivers alike can get help, and how listeners can lend a hand with the #Walk2EndALZ coming up in November!
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This week we take time to dispel rumors and myths about coronavirus with Dr. Nik Meena, Interventional Pulmonologist at UAMS in Little Rock. The discussion includes how the virus may be transmitted, those at higher risk, how to prevent spread, and how to keep you and your family safe.
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This week, we talk to Jennifer with Heifer International about family fun at Alpacapalooza coming up on March 14th, and then we speak with Peggy at Miracle League about team registration and the upcoming season!

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This week we discuss the Lantern Festival coming up on Feb. 28 - March 1 with Amy and Bevan from Wildwood Park For The Arts, and then Nicole from Cure Starts Now joins us to talk about Wine & Dine For The Cure on March 13th!
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Just in time for Valentine's Day, we talk to Dr. Chelsea Wakefield about her new book "The Labyrinth of Love" as well as her upcoming Relationship Enrichment Series at UAMS, then we speak with Fran and Melvin from the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families about their upcoming Soup Sunday with their live and silent auctions and dozens of local chefs competing for the Golden Ladle and raising funds for AACF!
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February is American Heart Month and to kick things off we talk with the crew from CHI St. Vincent Heart Center about an upcoming Trivia Night and Raffle to benefit the American Heart Association, then Rebecca from AHA stops by to discuss the Survivor Gallery and remind everyone to #GoRedForWomen
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The first podcast of 2020! This week we talk to Heidi Freeman with the Junior Auxiliary of Saline County about their upcoming Studio 501 event, then with Camie Powell from Special Olympics Arkansas about the Polar Plunge season!
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This week we talk with Emily from the Arkansas Food Bank about how to help Arkansans with food insecurity around the holidays, then Haley stops by from Our House, a local homeless and near-homeless shelter and resource center, to discuss ways to help on Giving Tuesday!
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