Triad Viewpoints

Triad Viewpoints

Triad Viewpoints is a public affairs program for the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. The show is designed to offer an outlet for non-profit, governmental or similar groups, individuals or organizations to publicize themselves or their events

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July 24, 2020 16 min
Our guests are Dr. Whitney Oakley, Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Eboni Chillis, Interim Chief Innovation Officer, Guilford County Schools. Guilford County Schools (GCS) will be launching two, tuition-free virtual schools for the 2020-2021 academic school year. The two virtual schools will provide another option for the coming school year for families who have concerns about in-person, in classroom instruction for their children ...
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Angelina Wilson and Kenneth Cates, Recruiters for the Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy. TCA offers our services to those students who are not faring well in the traditional school settings. Our free program includes a 5 ½ month residential phase, followed by a 12-month post-residential phase. While attending the 5 ½ month residential program, our students will improve their education level, life skills, and employment potential. This is ...
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Quina Weber-Shirk - Community & School Garden Extension Agent
N.C. Cooperative Extension Guilford County Center
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Raven Tuffin - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Assistant : North Carolina Cooperative Extension-Guilford Co. Center
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We talked with them about their annual Christmas in July event which helps to supply much needed items for seniors throughout our community.
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Eric gives us an update on how Second Harvest is meeting the demand of their member agencies and the families they help during this time of unprecedented demand for food.
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How is 4-H reaching young people during this time of COVID-19? 4-H has gone virtuaL. Find out how 4-H has learned new ways of bringing the 4 H learning services to the young people of Guilford County.
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Vince Webb is the consumer sciences agent with the NC Cooperative Extension Service and he tells us how COVID-19 has changed the way he is reaching out to the citizens of Guilford County
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Glenn Dobrogosz is the CEO of the Greensboro Science Center and Christie Adams is the Public Information Officer for the NC Forest Service
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On this program we talked with Maya Franklin, the External Communications Manager for the American Red Cross and Scott Herrick, North Carolina Director of Public Policy for the Alzheimer's Association
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June 4, 2020 30 min
Guests on this weeks program are Marty Driver the Executive Director of the Hands Of Hope Medical Clinic in Yadkin County and Jennifer Lawson, Executive director of the Triad Chapter of the American Heart Association
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Anna Beth Williams is an Ag Agent with the NC Cooperative Extension Service in Guilford County and she told us all about the 2020 Local Foods Summit. The local foods summit is designed to educate individuals and organizations who share a common vision to support sustainable farms, local food businesses and consumers of local foods.
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March 6, 2020 10 min
Vincent Webb from the NC Cooperative Extension Service in Guilford County tells us all about the new program for EMFV which stands for Extension Master Food Volunteer. This program provides NC residents the opportunity to engage with their communities by supporting NC Cooperative Extension programming in the areas of nutrition, cooking, food safety and food systems.
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Stacey Finch is the Coordinator and Kevin von der Lippe is past chairman and on the board of directors for Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers. They discussed some success stories from past Crime Stopper cases and they also talked about the origin of Crime Stoppers and how the program works to fight crime in the community.
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We talked with Glenn about the plans for the Gateway Project, which will invest as much as $45 million in capital improvements as part of the 2020-2030 strategic vision. This will support approximately 460 jobs and generate over $80 million in economic impact during that 10 year period. We also talked about the new Aquarium and other new exhibits that have opened or are coming soon to the Greensboro Science Center.
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Quina talks to us about the latest news concerning community and school gardens in Guilford County
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February 14, 2020 11 min
Casey talks about the sport shooting club and some of the other activities available to youth who become a part of 4H in Guilford County
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Maya Franklin is the Communications Manager for the American Red Cross. Maya talked with us about the need for blood for those fighting cancer. Patients fighting cancer need more blood than patients fighting any other disease, using nearly one-quarter of the nation’s blood supply. That’s why this February, the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up to encourage people across the country to Give Blood to ...
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Jennifer talked about the everything happening with the Triad American Heart Association in February which is Heart Month.
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January 24, 2020 26 min
Redia Baxter is the Health Systems Director for the Alzheimer's Association. Just what is Alzheimers? Is it different from Dementia? What can someone expect if they or a loved one are diagnosed with Alzheimers? How does the disease end up being fatal? Redia also talked to us about the Alzheimers Association and what they can do to help people with the disease and their families.
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