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 LITE FM, 103.5 KISS, ROCK 95.5 and on iHeartRadio.

Episodes

May 24, 2022 29 min
Jackie Groberski from Sayv Animal Organization talks about their focus of saving animals and the adoption process. Nicole Master discusses the Nina Mastro Organization and their goals to raise money for people and families struggling from the financial burdens brought upon by the fight against cancer. Ruth-Anne Renaud joins us to chat about Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and what we can do to help families at the ho...
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Kristen Young from American Lung Association discusses their Turquoise Takeover to raise awareness of lung cancer. Joseph Salemme from the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation talks about their upcoming Run to Remember 5k. Bethany Florek joins us to talk about the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and their upcoming honoree event.
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April 17, 2022 25 min
Nicole Murray joins us to discuss Will County Habitat for Humanity's upcoming Will County Beer and Bourbon Fest. Dr. Agatha Sylwia talks about Stress Awareness Month and her new book "The Shift."
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March 22, 2022 29 min
Dr. Janine Domingues discussed how do you start, and have, a conversation about what is happening in Ukraine with your kids. She covered signs that a child may be feeling anxious about the news and how can we ease these anxieties. Gwendolyn Westlund was a transplant recipient at Advocate Christ Medical Center and joined us to talk about National Kidney Month. Clay Rankin of On Three talks about his website offering a place for comm...
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March 6, 2022 25 min
This week, we discuss Endure Charities with Whitney Reynolds and Randi Moxy. Endure Charities is providing positive, career-oriented activities for those youth and adults who are interested in the arts, but have no access to art programs. Olivia Nichols from Lonolife gives us health tips for National Nutrition Month.
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February 1, 2022 30 min
Dr. Dana Hayden from Rush University Medical Center discusses the latest on COVID-19 including the Omicron variant, vaccinations and more. Bert Thornton former president and COO of Waffle House and author of Find an Old Gorilla: Pathways Through the Jungle of Business and Life. He discusses national mentoring month and its importance. Madeline Holler, Director and Christi Chatman, Director of Care and Program Development at House o...
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February 1, 2022 24 min
Valerie Growth, Founder of Ryan Banks Academy discusses the academy that is a 100% Scholarship-Granting Independent Day School. Their Mission is to fight educational inequity through personalized and immersive learning experiences. Andrew Campanella discusses National School Choice Week. They offer school fairs, talent shows, open houses and more that communities have planned to make the school search process easier.
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January 16, 2022 25 min
This week, Jackie Pilossoph Creator and Editor-in-chief of Divorced Girl Smiling offers tips for divorce to start the year off great. January is Train Your Dog Month. Professional dog trainer and former host of Animal Planet’s “Good Dog U”, Joel Silverman will share his expert training tips.
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January 13, 2022 29 min
Chandra of The Mom Project talks the new workforce, and getting moms back to work. Joy Squier, Chief Communications Officer for the Illinois Red Cross talks about the 8th Great Chicago Blood Drive. Leigh Singleton talks how to get your finances in order in 2022 and beyond and the new Monifi app.
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November 24, 2021 25 min
Deanna Kerns, Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation joins us to discuss our upcoming Radiothon and how the funds raised benefit the hospital and it's patients. Jackie Pilossoph, Creator and Editor-in-chief of Divorced Girl Smiling joins Melissa Forman to talk about being alone on holidays and how it doesn’t have to be hard. Rear Admiral Denise Hinton, the new Deputy Surgeo...
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November 18, 2021 31 min
Nicole Owens, Vice President of Customer Channels at ComEd discusses Utility Scam Awareness Week to ensure customers are aware of the signs of potential scams and fraud. Teri Nestel, the President & Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals talks about their mission and how COVID has impacted sick children nationwide. Lindsay Latsko, Director of Internet and Marketing at Zeigler Automotive Group joins us t...
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November 11, 2021 28 min
Joan Steltman, CEO of Bounce Children's Foundation discussed their goal of transforming the lives of chronically ill children, and their families, shifting all from surviving to thriving. Dr. Kenneth Alexander discussed the impact of COVID-19 on children as compared to adults and why is it important for eligible children to get vaccinated. Alexander talked about why he thinks vaccines are safe for children and what parents shou...
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November 11, 2021 29 min
Kelli Hobson, Vice President of Programs & Evaluation at LINK Unlimited Scholars discussed their programs and how they’re helping to change the lives of Black students and families. Dana Oswald, Managing Partner & Co-Founder of Veterans Prime and they talked about the Marine Corps 246th Birthday.
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October 24, 2021 25 min
Ken Seeley is an interventionist and author. Certified as a CIP, CCMI-M, RAS, CATC, Seeley discussed addiction and the impact COVID-19 has had on the increase in drug and alcohol abuse. He talked about relationships and where people can go for help. We talk about the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program and the free and cost-effective ways to save natural gas in your home during the winter months.
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October 17, 2021 30 min
Chicago Children’s Museum Board President Jeffrey Perry and board member/gala committee member Linda Barham. Talking about the re-opening of the museum and the annual gala fundraising event coming up. Dr. Geraldine Luna, Medical Director at Chicago Department of Public Health – talking about the important protections and benefits of the COVID-19 Vaccine. Stephen Semple, Business Consultant and author of Raising Prices to talk about...
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October 15, 2021 25 min
Omney Crawley discusses Goodwill enterprise and how they focus on upskilling millions of Americans and help to get them back into the workforce. Katie Conklin, Director of School Culture at Erika’s Lighthouse talks all things mental health for our students.
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October 5, 2021 28 min
Breaha Wallin talks about their top focuses and their Integrative Mental Health Summit happening October 8-10th. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and this year, it’s even more important to discuss mental health. Shari Sinwelski discussed the warnings about its possible effects on suicidal behaviors.
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September 26, 2021 26 min
We speak with Whitney Reynolds and OB/GYN Dr. Kathryn Mills about Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and the early signs and symptoms. Scott Kramer speaks about his non-prophet, Dancing While Cancering and September being childhood cancer awareness month. Author and motivational speaker Linda Ugelow talks how to be more confident at work and to speak up for yourself.
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September 19, 2021 24 min
Nancy Wright, the CEO of the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana discusses their upcoming event on September 23rd and other things the Girl Scouts are up to! Katie Blakeley, Vice President and Head of Pet Insurance for MetLife gives us tips as working pet parents prepare for the return to in-person work, how we can make sure our pets are ready as well.
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September 9, 2021 27 min
Dr. Leonard Weather, OB-GYN and Immediate Past President of the National Medical Association discussed the latest on COVID/the Delta variant. He addressed hesitancy in the Black community and encouraged listeners to get vaccinated. Psychologist Dr. Catherine Athans anxiety that parents and children face going back to the classroom.
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