The Weekly Show

The Weekly Show

Every week, we discuss local topics, charitable events and organizations that are making a difference in Chicago. This weekly community affairs show airs on 93.9 MYFM, 103.5 KISS, BIG 95.5 and on iHeartRadio.... Show More

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February 21, 2021 30 min
Showbiz Shelly speaks with Julie O’Sullivan, Marketing Manager of Misericordia Women's League - a residential campus for children and adults with disabilities in Chicago. They discuss their upcoming annual fundraiser! Brady has on Rodger Cooley, Executive Director of Chicago Food Policy Action Council and their upcoming Chicago Food Justice Summit! Melissa Forman chats with Steve Lentz, the Mayor of Mundelein to talk about thei...
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February 14, 2021 29 min
We speak with Neli Vasquez Rowland at A Safe Haven about their free medical respite isolation options for COVID-19 and other projects they’re working on. Jessica Zweig founder and CEO of SimplyBe discusses “I Grow Chicago” a peace house and their “No Life Expendable” campaign. Abdullah Motiwala founder Heaven’s Honey joins us to talk about their efforts to support local farmers
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February 7, 2021 26 min
This week, we spotlight the Chicago Children’s Choir Black History Month Virtual Concert. We chat with North Lawndale Employment Network about how they help individuals with barriers to employment increase income levels through job training, financial literacy and more. We also list warning signs your teen's mental health is hurting from the pandemic with Velocity Mentoring.
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January 31, 2021 29 min
We discuss the COVID-19 vaccine with Dr. Garth Walker, Deputy Director of Illinois Public Health . We also speak with the Illinois Holocaust Museum about their re-opening events. Last, we discuss COVID-19 and house pets and if a vaccination for pets will be necessary.
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January 17, 2021 29 min
This week, we chat with YWCA about their Careers fellowship program to help individuals to jumpstart a career in specific jobs. We speak with a wealth management advisor about how many of us may need to temporarily reorganize our financial plans for the future due to COVID-19. Whitney Reynolds is back for Whitney's Women to discuss Girl Strong Nation and their focus to help the Ovarian Cancer Institute to bring more awareness t...
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December 20, 2020 30 min
We discussed this week’s FDA authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. He talked about the eligibility and timetable for vaccine distribution and vaccines on the horizon that are pending approval. Also, My Buddy's in Chicago is raising funds to pay for meals for local charities and essential workers during the holidays.
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December 13, 2020 27 min
This week, we chat with Whitney Reynolds and YWCA about their new campaign. Wett Car Wash's “Santa Sleigh Wash” 100% of the profits will be donated to the Lazarus House of St. Charles. Youth For A Better Future and their community outreach in helping young inner city students during this time and their benefit Fashion Show.
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November 22, 2020 26 min
This week on the show: We discuss the BIG Grant program through the Office of Minority Economic Empowerment Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity. Alzheimer’s Association Illinois tells us about their upcoming holiday concert. Whitney Reynolds brings guest MASK (Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killings) to promote their Thanksgiving Food Giveaway.
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November 15, 2020 26 min
Our guests include Northwest Compass who serves the homeless with food, education, housing and more. We discuss their upcoming food drive. JourneyCare discusses their end of 2020 year end fundraising goals and their hospice support. Jersey Mike's Feeding America fundraiser for Chicago Food Depository.
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November 8, 2020 26 min
We discuss Veteran's Day and organizations helping Veterans. We also chat with Salvation Army Chicago about the launch of their red kettles.
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November 1, 2020 25 min
This week on the show, we have Mujeres Latinas en Accion and Shore Community Services on!
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October 25, 2020 29 min
This week, Whitney Reynolds is back to discuss women's breast health with a Silver Lining Foundation. Voting trends so far in 2020 and how COVID-19 is impacting our elections.
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October 18, 2020 26 min
This week, Whitney Reynolds joins us for a big announcement. We also chat with Paralyzed Veterans of America and the United Neighborhood Organization.
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October 11, 2020 30 min
This weekend, we speak with Whitney Reynolds and Bear Necessities. We also have Jessica Levinson, Professor of Election Law at Loyola Law School to talk about the upcoming election.
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October 4, 2020 26 min
This week on the show: Paws Chicago, The Network: Advocating against domestic violence and more!
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September 27, 2020 27 min
This week on the show: Whitney Reynolds is back! Plus Be the Match and Wings both join us!
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September 6, 2020 28 min
This week on the show, September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. We also have Holiday Heroes on with Whitney Reynolds.
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August 30, 2020 28 min
This week on the show: Food for Greater Elgin joins us to discuss their Chip in For Hunger Event. Also John Sykes from iHeartMedia chats about our new "Why I'm Voting" initiative.
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August 23, 2020 26 min
This week on the show, Whitney Reynolds brings Dress for Success on the show. We also chat with Hope Labs on how COVID-19 is playing a role in the mental health of young adults.
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August 16, 2020 25 min
This week, we discuss the importance of sunscreen. Illinois Greater Chicago Food Depository joins us as well.
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