Wichita Weekend

Wichita Weekend

Welcome to Wichita Weekend! Wichita Weekend is a weekly public affairs show hosted on Alt 107.3, B98FM, 102.1 The Bull, and Channel963.

Episodes

May 7, 2021 23 min
May is Stroke Awareness Month. Be aware of your risks for stroke. Learn why women are especially at risk, and what you can do reduce those risks. We visit with Danecia Williams, a local stroke survivor, and Heather Smart, Senior Director of the American Heart Association.
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The 50th Anniversary season continues with “No More Talk Of Darkness,” May 13th through 16th, outdoors at Capitol Federal Amphitheater. We visit with the star, Jeremy Stolle, about the upcoming performance. It’s a celebration of mega-hits from Broadway, including Phantom of the Opera.
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We kickoff Mental Health Awareness Month with a conversation with Eric Litwiller, Director of Development and Communications with the Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas. The MHA has been in our community for 64 years driving the conversation about Mental Health.
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Wichita Weekend visits with Music Theater of Wichita’s Julius Thomas III, star of Smokey Joe’s Café, which will be performed live, under the stars, at Capitol Federal Amphitheater in Andover, April 28-May 2nd. We will also chat with Richard James and Dustin Devaughn of DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers about the “Think Before You Drink Program” for Cinco De Mayo, and Terri Mott of Wichita Festivals about the 2021 Wichita Riverfest.
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Teresa Lovelady, CEO of Health Core Clinic in Wichita, gives us an update on the current availability of Covid-19 Vaccines for everyone ages 16 and older, and discusses the many ways Health Core Clinic and similar agencies serve our community.
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After taking a year off, the Wichita River Festival returns in 2021 with a special two-part format. Teri Mott from Wichita Festivals fills us in on all the new changes.
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Wichita Weekend visits with Venus Lee, CEO of Grace Med Health Clinics, about new Covid-19 Vaccination Program options for the uninsured and underserved members of our community. Learn the simple steps for how and where to get a Covid-19 vaccination, at no cost to you, with help from Grace Med. www.gracemed.org.
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It's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Don talks with Lisa Schmit from Ascension and the American Cancer Society about raising awareness for this devastating illness
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February 1, 2021 29 min
We talk with Abbi and Tyler Griswold, local Ambassadors for Kansas Special Olympics, about the upcoming Polar Plunge that's scheduled for February 27th at Haysville's Riggs Park.
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January 20, 2021 29 min
We talk with Adrienne Byrne from the Sedgwick Co Health Dept about the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations and what it means for you.
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November 30, 2020 29 min
Dr. Larry Mitnaul, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Ascension Via Christi, and volunteer expert for the American Heart Association, shares his thoughts on how to enjoy a happy, mentally-healthy, and relatively stress-free holiday season.
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January 31, 2020 14 min
Don Guidas speaks with Angie and Scott Delamore about the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Student of the Year. Together Jack, Jason, and Cael are raising funds to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s mission to find a cure for blood-borne cancer. They are running as Team #JCStrong for 2020 Student of the Year in honor of their friend, JC Delamore, who lost his courageous battle with Leukemia in May 2018. Angie and Scott are th...
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Don Guidas talks with Jan Chandler and Danielle Ramirez, with Safe Streets Coalition, on the Botvin Life Skills Training being held on January 7th. Learn more about how to get trained to volunteer to impact the youth by improving mental health, reducing aggression, and preventing substance abuse.
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This episode features Visit Wichita talking about holiday events and attractions in Wichita. We also have a visit from Sedgwick County EMS to talk about the “Battle of the Badges” for the American Red Cross that happens 12/16-12/31.
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October 22, 2019 10 min
David Kane talks with Jan Chandler, Danielle Ramirez and Kathy Deane with Safe Streets to talk about National Take Back Day on October 26th.
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Joining us this time is Haley Butts & Mark Davidson with Kansas Big Brother Big Sisters Sedgwick County. We discuss with them the mental health facility options for youth in Wichita.
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Marco sits with Sarah Vincze of the American Cancer Society. They talk about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event on Sept 15th and the overall mission of the organization.

Jennie Benitez of Sedgwick County also joins Marco and discusses the importance of volunteering and the county’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program and its opportunities for older citizens.
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August 12, 2019 24 min
This episode features Cynthia Wentworth of Visit Wichita. Cynthia talks about summer events coming up in the city of Wichita.
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July 22, 2019 24 min
Mayra Linsker from City of Wichita talks about the launch of AccessWichita.com. It allows citizens to search for information, report an issue or open a problem ticket 365 days a year.
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Listen to our guest, Susie Santo with Visit Wichita as she informs us of summer activities and events happening in Wichita.
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