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December 3, 2022 28 min
Clint Girlie discusses our Share The Light event, a fundraiser in partnership with City Utilities and Mr. Electric to raise money for the low income home energy assistance program distributed by OACAC. He also speaks with Lindsey Dumas-Bell from OACAC to discuss the other programs that OACAC heads for the SWMO community.
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Hemmy speaks with Jeff Long, the Director of Safety and Compliance for Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield, to discuss the history of the clubs, their mission and vision and their current facilities and activities. They also discuss their Holiday fundraiser, Angel Tree.
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November 15, 2022 27 min
Clint Girlie speaks with Major Jon Augenstein and Jeff Smith from the Springfield Salvation Army about their overall mission in the Ozarks, as well as their upcoming events like the Red Kettle campaign.
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October 28, 2022 26 min
Clint Girlie speaks with Jenny Edwards (Springfield Park Board) and Marissa DeClue (Developmental Center of the Ozarks) to discuss all things 2022 Turkey Trot - including where/when/why and the impact the funds raised has on their two organizations.
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Sarah Green is joined in studio by Ann Schroeppel and Sherri Zerkel from the American Cancer Society and Jill Wiggins, Breast Cancer Survivor and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of SWMO Event Chair. They discuss the upcoming Making Stride Against Breast Cancer Walk, the overall mission of American Cancer Society, the importance of funds raised for life saving research, how the community can get involved with the walk and oth...
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Sarah Green sits down with Kat Dull, Executive Director of Child Advocacy Center, to discuss the overall mission of CAC , why their services are so critical, and how the community can help prevent child abuse. They also discuss the upcoming "Over the Edge" Fundraiser and how the community can participate.
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Clint Gerlek speaks with Sally Payne from the Department of Workforce Development to discuss the state of the workforce in SWMO. They also discuss the variety of services available to the public at the Missouri Job Center, including application help, training and certifications.
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July 21, 2022 28 min
Clint Girlie speaks with Jared Alexander, Philanthropy Director for Harmony House, about his organization’s mission in the Ozarks as the largest domestic abuse shelter in the state. They discuss accessibility, security and volunteer/donation opportunities available for our community.
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Clint Girlie speaks with Jerald Andrews from the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame about their upcoming Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr. Pepper. The two discuss this year’s event, the events surrounding the tournament, the charities it all goes to support and some last minute needs for sponsors and volunteers.
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Clint Girlie visits with four members of the Junior League of Springfield to discuss their founding, overall mission and future charity projects within the Springfield area. They also discuss upcoming information meetings for prospective new members. Guests include: Brandi Delleville, Rachel Furman, Alison Robertson & Millie Schuchmann.
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Sarah Green sits down with Lisa Meagher from the American Heart Association and Myleah Shrimpton, survivor of heart disease, to talk about the upcoming SWMO Heart Walk as well as the mission of the American Heart Association and how AHA is making an impact on cardiovascular health in our community through research and education.
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May 6, 2022 30 min
Sarah Green sits down with Krystal Simon and Andrea Harp from Care to Learn to talk about how their business model has helped them meet over 2 million needs for children in the areas of health, hunger, and hygiene since the organization's inception in 2008. They also discussed how the organization has grown as well as their future and how the community can also provide support.
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May 4, 2022 23 min
Clint Girlie speaks with Dr. Sayo Weihs, clinical lead pharmacist in antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease at University Health in Kansas City, to discuss the state of COVID-19 in Missouri. They also discuss the benefits of booster shots, as well as what the “new normal” may look like moving forward with COVID not going away.
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Sarah Green sits down with Molly Healy, co-founder of Springfield Earth Day Festival, to talk about the inaugural event which is a plastic free, leave no trace festival to benefit 3 local environmental organizations. Sarah also talks with the Executive Directors of these organizations to learn more about how they are protecting our corner of the world in the Ozarks. Additional guests include Brent Stock from James River Basin Par...
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Sarah Green sits down with Rebekah Lee, President of Women in Need of the Ozarks to discuss the overall mission of WIN to provide one time financial assistance for single working women facing a financial crisis. They also discuss upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and ways the public can support WIN with donations.
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Clint Girlie talks with Kandice White from the Hope Foundation to learn about their programs assisting families in the midst of pediatric emergency. They also discuss some upcoming Hope Foundation fundraisers, including a golf tournament on May 9th.
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Clint Girlie speaks with Dr. Netti Summer, a psychologist at Jordan Valley Community Health Center, about eating disorders. They cover what eating disorders are, what signs they give off, and who is most affect by them. They also discuss how to address someone with an eating disorder push them toward help, as well as what services are available to treat eating disorders in the area.
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February 18, 2022 29 min
Clint Girlie speaks with Adult & Teen Challenge President/CEO Gary Blackard to discuss in detail their nationwide network of faith based recovery centers for drug and alcohol addiction and recovery. They also discuss how to get involved through donation towards their mission.
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February 10, 2022 30 min
Sarah Green sits down with Bonnie Keller, Executive Director and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks to talk about the current Share A Heart Fundraising Campaign, as well as an overview of the programs and services offered by RMHC and the different ways the community can get involved to support their mission of improving health and well-being of children and families in the Ozarks.
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Clint Girlie spoke with Jana Fornelli of Special Olympics Missouri to discuss Special Olympics’ mission in Missouri to provide sporting and community opportunities to individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. They also discussed the upcoming fundraising event: The Polar Plunge, that takes place in Springfield on March 5th.
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