Community D.C.

Community D.C.

Listen to interviews from the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia communities gathered by the iHeartRadio D.C./Baltimore team.... Show More

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August 15, 2019 13 min

We talk with Melissa Martin from Wilmington, NC, whose three dogs died within hours of playing near a neighborhood pond. The dogs died from exposure to toxic blue-green algae, which has been found in several ponds and lakes in the Washington, D.C. area. The toxic algae is also dangerous for humans. More: https://wbig.iheart.com/featured/lisa-berigan/content/2019-08-12-lisas-animal-tales-beware-of-toxic-algae/

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August 9, 2019 25 min

You’ve seen the construction, now hear about the new public performance, rehearsal & classroom spaces next to Kennedy Center and get details about the September grand opening of The REACH. Katherine Planas & Simone Eccleston from Kennedy Center tell iHeart’s Bernie Lucas everything you want to know. Info: kennedy-center.org

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July 23, 2019 14 min

Erica Meier, Executive Director for Compassion Over Killing, tells us about DC VegFest, a free event at Nationals Park on Sunday, Aug. 11. There are live presentations, cooking demos, healthy-living panels, food samplings, and booths from dozens of local animal-welfare organizations. Info: www.DCVegFest.com and www.COK.net

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July 23, 2019 14 min

Erica Meier, Executive Director for Compassion Over Killing, tells us about DC VegFest, a free event at Nationals Park on Sunday, Aug. 11. There are live presentations, cooking demos, healthy-living panels, food samplings, and booths from dozens of local animal-welfare organizations. Info: www.DCVegFest.com and www.COK.net

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July 23, 2019 28 min

Background on gas prices, increasing car theft in the DMV, thinking ahead to the return of school zones and more, discussed by AAA Mid Atlantic’s John Townsend and iHeart Radio’s Bernie Lucas.

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July 23, 2019 28 min

Background on gas prices, increasing car theft in the DMV, thinking ahead to the return of school zones and more, discussed by AAA Mid Atlantic’s John Townsend and iHeart Radio’s Bernie Lucas.

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July 18, 2019 15 min

How do you conduct effective workplace meetings that employees won’t hate? Employment consultant Mary Abbajay tells iHeart Radio’s Bernie Lucas how to design meetings & conference calls that are engaging & improve productivity. INFO: www.careerstonegroup.com

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July 3, 2019 14 min

You’re never too old to be fit. Hear about the Northern VA Senior Olympics, body & mind competition for ages 50 +. RSVP’s Rob Paine and NVSO Gold Medalist Nick Garito tell iHeart’s Bernie Lucas about the benefits of fitness & volunteering. Info: www.rsvpnova.org www.nvso.us and 703-403-5360

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Dr. Neal Barnard, President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, talks with iHeart’s Lisa Berigan about nutrition as medicine, ways to prevent, ease and reverse diseases including heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis. They also discussed the latest NIH studies and the upcoming Nutrition in Medicine conference. Info: www.Pcrm.org

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June 28, 2019 28 min

In this episode: drunk driving & drunk boating prevention, a life-saving service, drinking myths & facts, underage drinking, tips for parents, new laws. WRAP President Kurt Erickson discusses these topics with iHeart Radio’s Bernie Lucas. Info: www.soberride.com and www.wrap.org

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June 27, 2019 28 min

In this podcast: drunk driving & drunk boating prevention, a life-saving service, drinking myths & facts, underage drinking, tips for parents, new laws. WRAP President Kurt Erickson discusses these topics with iHeart Radio’s Bernie Lucas. Info: www.soberride.com and www.wrap.org

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June 27, 2019 13 min

We can improve air quality in the D-M-V. And you could win Jennifer Lopez tickets. Hear about the AQI, the Breathe Easy Campaign, the Clean Air Partners app and the contest details. Clean Air Partners Board Chair William Ellis and Washington Gas EVP John O’Brien provide the details to iHeart’s Bernie Lucas. Info: www.cleanairpartners.net

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June 12, 2019 16 min

Dani Rizzo (Humane Rescue Alliance) talks with iHeart’s Lisa Berigan and Jenni Chase about upcoming events and initiatives including the initiative to overturn the pit bull ban in Prince Georges County, Pups in the Park at Nationals Park, and the Walk for the Animals. Info: www.humanerescuealliance.org

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June 12, 2019 13 min

Family vacations bring out the best & worst. Psychologist Dr. Cynthia Post provides tips for making trips fun, not stressful. Road trips, flying, small kids in close quarters, travel with adult children. Info: www.cynthiapostphd.com

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Will more lanes help reduce traffic congestion? Hear details and opinions related to the proposed additional lanes on I-270 and parts of the Beltway. John Townsend (AAA Mid-Atlantic) and Bernie Lucas (iHeart Radio) discuss this issue, as well as summer travel and gas prices.

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May 30, 2019 11 min

Hear about the Reston-based organization that manages the .ORG domain. Is .ORG only for non-profits? Are web sites still the “go-to” for information? Public Interest Registry CEO Jon Nevett provides these answers and best practices tips to iHeart’s Bernie Lucas. Information: www.pir.org

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Hear about Fisher House, a Maryland-based international organization that provides housing near medical facilities for injured service members and veterans. Veterans and their families talk about their experiences. Info: www.fisherhouse.org

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May 16, 2019 15 min

Hear about United Way’s annual day for helping local non-profit groups (May 22 & 23) from their CEO Rosie Allen-Herring. She tells iHeart’s Bernie Lucas how to participate in Do More 24, about their focus on impacting and engaging, and updates their 5-year Community Commitment Plan. Info: www.domore24.org and www.unitedwaynca.org

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This segment is a profile of CentroNia, a DC-area organization. Myrna Peralta, their CEO, tells iHeart’s Bernie Lucas about their programs, including early childhood education, food and wellness, community engagement and more. Info: www.centronia.org

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May 10, 2019 14 min

Adjusting to civilian life can be a challenge for service-disabled veterans and their families. Dog Tag Inc is an organization that helps. CEO Meghan Ogilvie tells iheart’s Bernie Lucas about their fellowship programs and their bakery. Information: www.dogtaginc.org

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