These are conversations with the movers and shakers of the greater Grundy County (IL) area. I'm Jim Ludes, a real estate broker for over 15 years in the community, and the current Managing Broker at Lori Bonarek Realty. We are a small collection of communities but even so, I feel that we don't necessarily get to know the people in our community like we would have in a bygone era. This podcast hopes to solve that problem or at least bridge the gap. We talk business, but....casually, just like the name suggests!
Cindy Starks from the Coal City Public Library District is back to tell us all about the goings on of the library for December 2021. Spoiler: it's a lot, like always, but she lets us know in under 8 minutes!
Cindy Starks of Coal City Public Library is back to talk all the November 2021 happenings!
Cindy Starks of Coal City Public Library District is back for her monthly visit to talk all the ongoings at the library!
Cindy from the Coal City Public Library District is back with all of September's happenings!
Cindy Starks from the Coal City Public Library District is back with all the news and happenings of the CCPLD for August, 2021!
I had a chat with Nick DeRango of Vizimage. We talked business, of course, learning about his path to co-owning a photography/videography company. We also touched on his cool attitude, fatherhood, baseball contracts, and more!
Cindy Starks of the Coal City Public Library District is back to talk all about the July happenings at the library.
I sat down with my new friend, Chuy Reyes of CR Films to talk Rockdale, social media, photography, filmmaking, the pressure of naming a kid Jesus, and my trip to Mexico.
The latest installment of the CCPLD monthly edition with Cindy Starks. Find out about COVID vaccines, summer reading program, movies at the library, a theatre trip and more!
Amanda Hiller has returned; this time as a member outreach director for the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce! We talked about what the job entails, the upcoming Family Fest (June 26th), and had a little fun to boot.
I'm joined by owner/founder Angela (Angie) Solis and clinician Mike Liacone of Crossroads Counseling Services. We chatted on most things therapy including breaking stigmas, tele-heath, favorite practices, etc. And I once again try to get some people to agree that Saint Francis is the Stanford of the midwest.
Cindy from the Coal City Public Library is back for our monthly installment. Find out all the haps at CCPLD including upcoming COVID vaccinations.
Cindy is back with all the Coal City Public Library happenings in under 9 minutes! Check it out and support the CCPLD!
Cindy Starks from the Coal City Public Library District is in to talk about all the ongoings for March!
Cindy Starks is back to talk about the on goings at the Coal City Public Library for February 2021! Find out all you need to know in fewer than 8 minutes.
I had the pleasure of chatting with Oscar Luevano. Oscar is the co-owner of Luevano's Barber Lounge in Morris. We talked about barber school, playing in a band, quitting cutting hair and re-finding his passion, opening his own shop, social media, and a really really cool reason he was drinking a lot of water (moms, get your tissues).
This week's guest is Christy Lister. Christy is a mortgage originator with FNB. Today we talked about an interesting hospital admission, how she got into banking and ultimately mortgage lending, which two local famous baseball players she nannied for, having a child born the day after 9/11, and her volunteer work with Blue H.E.L.P. This is as open and honest as an interview I've done and gets a little heavy in spots. Do you...
This week's guest is Jill Breneman. Jill is a REALTOR at Lori Bonarek Realty. Today we talked about growing up in Joliet, becoming a cosmetologist, moving to Coal City, and becoming a REALTOR. We also chatted about what the best food in a food fight would be, scary movies, and I drop some (potentially false) allegations about the star of her favorite Christmas film. Jill was a great sport to come in on short notice and do me a ...
Danielle (Dani) Diamond was born in San Mateo, California but quickly moved to Coal City where she has lived for most of her life. We chatted about her days studying Poli Sci at Bradley University, her days as a youth services librarian, but mostly we talked about her role as a NASA-JPL ambassadorship.
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Stacey Legg is a photographer/artist that owns Artistic Perceptions Photography. She's also a board member and social media manager for The Exhibit Fine Arts Gallery in Morris! We chatted about photography types, art forms, and just what goes on at the gallery.
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