Break It Down for Brackens Podcast

Break It Down for Brackens Podcast

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June 10, 2020 51 min

Jami tells us about Girls on the Run and how she found Bros and Bras.

We talk about recovering from injury and her upcoming virtual Ragnar.

 

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Do you know who you are voting for?  Do you know them or have you heard them speak about topics?  This is Stephen Smith and he breaks down a lot of topics for me.  This conversation could have gone for 3 hours.  There is so much I don't totally understand still but Stephen has some great plans.  Check it out.  

https://wvcantwait.com/

 

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Travis and Jennie talk about running/training during COVID-19 and the adjustments they have had to make prepping for races that may be postponed a year out.  

This podcast is sponsored by Brackens Painting LLC www.brackenspainting.com

City National Bank www.bankatcity.com

 

Background music provided by Peter Clark After Dark on soundcloud.

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Dr. Matt Hahn is a doctor who is running for WV US Congress.  This conversation is ALL about healthcare.  I know HealthCare is a huge concept and a very convoluted and confusing topic.  Its almost like why bother learning.   Well, Dr. Hahn really Breaks it Down.  I had no idea it was like this.  Listen to what he has to say.

https://www.matt-hahnforcongress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/MattHahn4Congress/

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Chief Ryan Levins tells us about what it takes to be a Park Ranger, and fills us in on the adventures he has had over the years.  

Podcast sponsored by www.justthefreakingrecipe.com

For recipes with no nonsense.  Just ingredients and Just instructions for simple meals.

www.brackenspainting.com

Commercial and residential painting in West Virginia and Virginia

City National Bank www.Bankatcity.com

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Break it Down for Brackens talks to Dr. Costello and Whitney Hatcher at Ruby Memorial Hopsital about changes in pandemic preparation, adjustments due to Coronavirus.   We also discuss the LETSGO Gratitude program which shows gratitude to all heathcare worker including the people we don't see very often.  https://lshd.wvu.edu/about/news-events/letsgo-gratitude

This podcast is brought to you by 

www.Justthefreakingrecipe.com

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Cary Grossi and I served in the Army together back in 1997.  

He transitioned in the funeral industry back then and has a good perspective on how funeral services will change in the future and during COVID-19.

Check this link to see the Full Honors Service, Cary and I performed at the Old Guard at Arlington National Cemetery.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5a9PAu6Az0

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www.JustTheFreakingRecipe.com

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April 26, 2020 87 min

Mark and I go back about 30 years.  To me, he is one of those buddies that will always be the same level of friend as the last time you saw him.  He a good dude and he has been in the cannabis industry for a while.  He helps break down the differences between THC and CBD.  www.Rokinvapes.com

 

This podcast is sponsored by the following

www.justthefreakingrecipe.com 

Enjoy simple and easy to make recipes 

www.goodcompanywv.net

Clearing ho...

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Today we talk to Cathy Kunkel and discuss he running uncontested for District 2 (I think) in the West Virginia primary.  We talk about her platform and what inspired her to run.

Find out more about her campaign at kunkelforcongress.com and https://www.facebook.com/Kunkel4Congress/

This podcast is sponsored by the following

www.justthefreakingrecipe.com 

Enjoy simple and easy to make recipes 

www.goodcompanywv.net

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Donna has spent a lifetime in education.  Listen as she breaks down her history in academia, what the school board is/does, why its important to vote and why she thinks she is the best candidate for the job.

This podcast is sponsored by Brackens Painting and City National Bank 

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Episode 46 is with Maria Abbate, a nurse practitioner just outside New York.  She tells us about some of the numbers and how they relate to WV, challenges to working with sick families of children during the Covid-19 outbreak.  We also learn a lot about how the body fights infection.  COVID-19 testing challenges.  How to prep your house for a sick family member.

This podcast is brought to you by Brackens Painting LLC and City Nation...

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April 22, 2020 76 min

In this episode, Jen Blumberg tells us about her journey starting a dog running business in Jefferson County.  She should have it up and running at full speed as soon as the COVID lifts.  Its possible she is available bow if the proper precautions are taken.

Check out her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/doggonarun/

Podcast Sponsored by Brackens Painting and City National Bank

 

  

www.brackenspainting.com    www.BankatCity.com

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April 18, 2020 55 min

Rita is an old friend from my days in New York City.  Social media has kept us acquainted with each other for over 12 years. We discuss the similarities and differences in types of Quarantine between Charles Town WV and New York City.   

You can search for her on FB 

Or check out her yoga studio at https://www.3ehac.com/the-studio

Podcast sponsored by Brackens Painting and City National Bank.

 

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Talks about Joining Bros and Bras, Woodstock, and Working Through Cancer.

John and Bonnie have been Bros & Bras for over two years.  Have you enjoyed a walk with them?

Podcast Sponsored by Brackens Painting and City National Bank

Music from the album Peter Clark After Dark found on SoundCloud.com

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April 11, 2020 49 min

Magistrate Roper breaks down what the position of Magistrate is, why she wants to remain in the position and what an honor it was to be appointed.  Having lived in Jefferson County for 25 years and consistently involved in the community, lets hear what she has to say.  

Podcast sponsored by Brackens Painting LLC and City National Bank

Intro music by Peter Calrk After Dark found on Soundcloud

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Meet Holly Silveous.  She is a Ranson, WV. native and has lived there all her life.  She looks forward to serving you as Magistrate in Jefferson County

 

Podcast sponsored by Brackens Painting LLC and City National Bank

 

intro music by Peter Clark After Dark on Soundcloud.

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In the beginning of this podcast, I only understood the stereotypes of Tarot Cards.  Katie does a great job breaking down the Tarot 101.

She offers classes and other programming in the Jefferson County WV area.

Podcast sponsored by Brackens Painting LLC and City National Bank

 

Intro music by Peter Clark After Dark on Soundcloud

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This is a story of realizing she was on a toxic path, embracing change, focusing, and living a healthy lifestyle and eventually healing herself.  Absolutely amazing transformation. 

This podcast is sponsored by Brackens Painting LLC and City National Bank.

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Dr. O'connell Gives us some tips as to how to start coping with this COVID-19 Quarentine Crisis.

She is a Licensed Family Therapist and an Associate Director of Addictive Sciences

From the Marshall University Website

"Dr. O'Connell assists with Marshall Health's and the City of Huntington's response to the substance use crisis through clinical services, grant writing, research and program development, implementatio...

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Amber Laskowsky tells us about her background, her time in the military, working for Obama, and her journey that brought her to the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.

Podcast sponsored by Brackens Painting and City National Bank

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