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

June 23, 2024 25 mins
Kristin Lamorte Ross joins us to discuss Always be Kind Foundation and how they help the community of Chicago. Albert T. Roy joins the show following Lupus Awareness Month to discuss the disease, including progress in diagnosing and treating Lupus, along with research currently underway to find a cure.
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Eleni Towns from No Kid Hungry campaign chats about the importance of fighting children's food insecurity, now that it's summer and they're not in school being fed. Kenneth Braswell from Fathers Incorporated discusses online resources for fathers to help prevent absentee fatherhood in children's lives. Borris Powell of Saving Lives Foundation, tells us about the group’s goals of keeping kids off the streets through courses exposing...
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June 18, 2024 34 mins
Brady chats with Jeff Becker, Founder of Sound of Summer and Chair of SMB Entertainment & Media Law Practice Group about the 6th annual music showcase, Sound of Summer, on Thursday, June 13. Eleni Towns, Director of No Kid Hungry Campaigns checks in to raise awareness of programs available during the summer months to make sure children in need receive the meals and nutrition they get throughout the school year. Albert T. Roy, P...
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May 19, 2024 28 mins
Heather McCarthy and Jill Merritt, instructors at Shred 415 in Hinsdale discuss fitness, nutrition and getting in shape for summer. Dr. David Anderson checks in for Mental Health Awareness Month to discuss the Child Mind Institute’s Positive Parenting, Thriving Kids series aimed at helping parents navigate the mental health issues impacting today’s youth. 
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May 12, 2024 30 mins
This week, Major Caleb Senn joins the show to discuss National Salvation Army week. Autumn Pippenburg chats about how the Art of Giving Foundation equips Chicago public schools and community centers with art and educational resources. Christy Turlington Burns checks in for Mother’s Day Weekend to explain how her organization is working to make pregnancy and childbirth safe, respectful and equitable for mothers across the country an...
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May 5, 2024 25 mins
Dan Harris from Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies discusses how they provide early care and education in Illinois. Dr. Michelle Mullen chats about The Jed Foundation’s work protecting emotional health and preventing suicide among our nation’s teens and young adults, including how the JED Campus program has offered vital support to colleges and universities.
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April 21, 2024 25 mins
Paige Krueger from PAWS Chicago is on to discuss their upcoming Animal Magnetism Fundraiser event. Bill Alexander joins the show to discuss the upcoming 36th annual candlelight vigil for fallen law enforcement officers, along with information on the organization’s memorial and museum in Washington D.C., and its work on safety and wellness for members of law enforcement nationwide.
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April 14, 2024 27 mins
This week on the show, we have Whitney Reynolds presenting Bobbi Panter, President of Service Club of Chicago to discuss their organization and upcoming Spring Luncheon. Jody Hoyos, CEO of the Prevent Cancer Foundation chats about Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Month and the importance of cancer screenings and prevention strategies and the foundation’s work as the only US-based nonprofit organization solely dedicated to ca...
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April 7, 2024 27 mins
Geza Gyuk discusses the upcoming solar eclipse across America and what we can expect here in Chicagoland. For National Autism Acceptance Month, Kristyn Roth checks in to discuss general facts about autism, what autism acceptance means, and how people can take action and get involved. Lisa Kolavennu with Wellness House joins the show and Whitney Reynolds to chat about how they offer complete cancer wellness support every step of the...
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March 17, 2024 24 mins
Manny Cabrera, joins the show to talk about his business Gente Fina and how they're raising money for non-profit New Life Centers. Whitney Reynolds and Dr Sandy Goldberg join the show to discuss 'A Silver Lining Foundation' and their mission to provide respectful and equal access to cost-free breast health testing through a network of partnerships with community, advocacy and healthcare organizations.
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February 16, 2024 30 mins
This week on the show: Chief medical officer Dr. Lakshmi Emory of Aetna Better Health of Illinois discusses cervical cancer awareness, Robert Ginyard, Former Chairman of the Board of Directors for Zero Prostate Cancer discusses Zero Prostate Cancer’s mission to bring awareness, advocacy, and resources to the fight against prostate cancer, and we discuss the one year anniversary of Chicago’s social service line 211.
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January 22, 2024 27 mins
Kelly Nichols from Respiratory Health Association discusses the organization and upcoming events. Joy Squier with the Red Cross chats with us about the ABC7 Great Chicago Blood Drive. Megan and Steve Goerth from the World Literacy Foundation chat about the Harry Moon Books.
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December 11, 2023 26 mins
Alex Witt and Heather McCarthy from Shred 415 in Hinsdale join us to discuss how to keep your health, fitness goals and motivation going during the busy holiday season. Leila Schmidt discusses German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest and their holiday event Christkindlmarket.
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December 8, 2023 27 mins
This week on the show, Brady and Whitney are back for another episode of "Whitney's Women". We also chat with Jahmal Cole from My Block My Hood My City to be a part of their light celebration. We also chat with Governer State University about their new programs. Lastly, we also chat with United Voices Chicago and their upcoming events.
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November 10, 2023 34 mins
Sarah Kate Ellis chats with us about the GLAAD organization and recaps their Spirit Day. Karen Freeman-Wilson discusses the Chicago Urban League 62nd annual Golden Fellowship dinner. ComEd talks about carbon free assessments for Public Schools in Chicago.
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November 10, 2023 25 mins
We chat with our friends at ComEd regarding about their ComEd customer support programs. We also have a discussion with Benjamin Gould, Chicago Chapter Director of Blue Star Families about Welcome Week 2023. Paulina also chats Steve and Sheila Conner, Co-Founders of Heph Foundation.
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November 1, 2023 28 mins
This week, we chat with Keri Muschell, director of key partnerships at NRG and TJ Johnson from Lurie Children's Hospital and Dr. William Dahut from the American Cancer Society.
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July 18, 2023 24 mins
This week, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland joins us. Whitney Reynolds is also on the show for another edition of Whitney's Women!
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May 11, 2023 29 mins
Mary Partin, Chief Executive Officer of the Dan Marino Foundation joins the show to discuss autism awareness and resources for parents of autistic children. Dr. Mike Adkesson discusses the Brookfield Zoo and their summer season. Julia Jacobs tells us about Service Club Chicago's Spring Luncheon.
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April 11, 2023 32 mins
The week on the show, Bret Carr joins us to discuss Rescuing Leftover Cuisine. Sultan Meghji, Former Chief Innovation Officer at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation & Duke University Professor about the current bank failures. We also learn about the Illinois Childcare Assistance Program.
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