What were you thankful for this holiday season? Hosts Jan and Serene are joined by special “young voice” reporters to interview people all over the world. This inspirting show brings greatful thoughts and heartfelt thanksgiving wishes from our hometown to yours.
Guest(s) included: Rosie Kirkby and Michelena Mastrianni, reporters.
Jan and Serene kick off another ongoing series, “Having It All” with Jane Fitzpatrick, founder and Chairwomen of Country Curtains. Tune in to hear about one of America’s most successful business woman as Jane shares her personal experiences of running a multi-million dollar since it’s inception in 1956. If you are thinking of starting a business or in the process of growing an existing one don’t miss this honest interview with Mrs. Fitzpatrick, a women who is quoted as saying “I have it all”. For more information on Jane Fitzpatrick, visit her website at http://www.countrycurtains.com.
Guest(s) included: Jane Fitzpatrick.
The Berkshires is home to an extraordinary treatment center for autism,the Son Rise program, based on the remarkable return from autism of Ron Kaufman through the loving, groundbreaking work of his family. Guests Carolina Kaiser, Son-Rise Program Coordinator, and Debra Sheridan reveal the Son Rise Learning techniques as a hopeful option for families and children living with autism. This amazing institute will open your eyes to the possibilities of recovery in the world of autism.
Guest(s) included: Debra Sheridan and Carolina Kaiser.
Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment, Detection, and Outcomes, with special guest Musa Mayer. Mayer, a breast cancer activist, educator, author, and survivor, speaks on all stages of breast cancer, medical advances in its diagnosis and treament, and the importance of realistic optimism in living with this disease. Our special offering for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For more information on Musa Mayer, visit her website at www.AdvancedBC.org.
Guest(s) included: Musa Mayer.
Join hosts Jan and Serene with special guest, food educator Cricket Azima. Cricket shares special recipes and ideas for using the natural medium of food and nutrition to teach valuable lessons in math, reading, science and social studies. Learn about Cricket’s groundbreaking curriculum in the New York City schools!
Guest(s) included: Cricket Azima.
Hosts Jan and Serene speak with the dynamic Karla Jackson-Brewer, adjunct professor at Rutgers University in the Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies Departments and serving on the Board of Directors of the Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership. The Woodhull Institute is a not-for-profit educational organization that provides ethical leadership training and professional development for women, co-founded by feminist author and activist Naomi Wolfe. For more information on this important organization, visit www.Woodhull.org.
Guest(s) included: Karla Jackson-Brewer.
Remember the 70s when recycling was in its infancy and the “blue bin” made its first appearance on our street corners? Since then, U.S. population has increased by approximately 30% and consumption has almost doubled per capita. The United States consumers five times more than the rest of the world, resulting in five times more waste. Recycling helps us to solve the growing problem of waste but the problem exists on our street corners where there are not always options to recycle. Join listeners as Main Street Great Barrington becomes a national model in the art of recycling. Local artists will use recycled materials to create containers for the collection of glass, aluminum and plastic recyclables. This unique project will serve to demonstrate
Guest(s) included: Raya Ariella, Originator of The Art of Recycling.
Concerned about your child’s education, wondering about their progress….looking for signs of struggle….asking yourself how to get involved….how much to be involved? How do you determine if learning is going wrong? If you are asking yourself these questions then this is a program not to be missed. Our expert offers advice and steps to getting involved in your child’s education, identifying signs of trouble and getting children back on track before it is too late.
Guest(s) included: Dr. Robert Putnam, Director of Teaching and Learning Berkshire Hills Regional School District.
Interested in running for office? Concerned about the lack of women representation in THE HOUSE? Here is a first-hand look at two women running for office in the upcoming heated primary races. Margie Ware is seeking the Democratic Nomination for State Senator in Western Massachusetts. Margie discusses her previous role as Williamstown Selectman and her current bid for office. If elected Margie will be the first women to have achieved the Democratic Nomination from Berkshire County. In addition, Judith Knight, candidate for District Attorney joins the interview discussing the heated race against an established incumbent.
Guest(s) included: Margie Ware www.wareforsenate.org and Judith Knight.
Bay Path College is host to the largest Professional Women’s Conference in New England. Join co-host Serene Mastrianni and guest co-host Chris Mastrianni as they transport listeners to the 11th Annual Women’s Professional Development Conference. Plus as an added bonus in the second half Emily Levine joins the interview to discuss her life as a humorist, speaker, radio commentator and Harvard grad.
Guest(s) included: Caron Hobin, Vice President for Planning and Student Development Bay Path College Emily Levine, humorist. “Witty, whimsical, deeply thoughtful and, most of all completely (truly) hilarious”-Lily Tomlin.