Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Dr. Joyce Dougherty, Executive Director of The PROGRAM for Women and Families. The organization helps women offenders reunite with their children. They also provide services for at-risk youths and male offenders to re-enter the community, all done in a setting that helps to provide and create positive change for all involved. (Orignal air date October 14, 2013.)
Charles James interviews Philadelphia Film Festival Artistic Director, Michael Lerman on this week’s Lehigh Valley Arts Salon for the first segment on the program. The festival features over 100 feature films all day at five venues daily through October 27. Highlights are noted in the events section of WDIY’s website. The second segment of the program, Charles will talk with Brad Sears and Paul Grecian of the Lehigh Valley Guild of Craftsmen about their upcoming 28th Annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art & Craft Show at the Swain School taking place October 26-27.
Matt Cartwright is nearing the end of his first year representing a gerrymandered congressional district that includes Easton and the Slate Belt. His voting record is as Democratic as the other congressman who represents the region, Charlie Dent, is Republican. Join Alan Jennings as he hosts Congressman Matt Cartwright on Lehigh Valley Discourse. They will talk about his impressions of Congress as an institution, the issues of our time and where he stands on them and what makes him tick. (Original air date October 17, 2013.)
Hosts Kate Scuffle and George Miller explore what’s new and not-to-be-missed on some of our Lehigh Valley stages for 2013-14, talking with Emma Chong of Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem, and Bill Mutimer of the Northampton Community College Theatre Department. (Original air date October 14, 2013.)
Host Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP(r), AEP (r) discusses taking care of those you love with estate planning. Celebrating Estate Planning Week next week, we are getting a jump on it at Your Financial Choices during our pledge drive as we take care of those we love. (Original air date October 16, 2013.)
We'll conduct our Fall Membership Drive October 14-19, with the goal of attracting new and renewing members to the station. And through a special partnership with PriceRite Supermarkets and Cabot Cheese, we'll be making a donation to Second Harvest Food Bank in honor of each donation that comes into the station during the drive. If we meet our goal, we'll deliver over 800 boxes of cereal and nearly 100 pounds of cheese to Second Harvest. This large donation will go a long way in feeding those in need across the Lehigh Valley over the winter months.
Sarah McQuaid, the wonderful guitarist and songwriter from the UK ia a guest on In The Tradition. Sarah grew up in the US and attended college in Philadelphia. She's in the middle of a massive US tour when she appears at Godfrey Daniels on Thursday October 10 at 8PM. She is a very graceful and talented performer. (Original air date October 9, 2013.)
Moravian College' sixteenth president, Dr. Bryon Grigsby, will join host Sally Handlon as they talk about the college, Dr. Grigsby’s first months as president and his thoughts on higher education in the 21st century. Dr. Grigsby is the fourth college president to visit Lehigh Valley Discourse this year, to share his thoughts and vision. (Original air date October 10, 2013.)