Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Randi Rentz, author of Why Buy a Wig When You Can Buy Diamonds. The book chronicles how a young woman in her 40s, brimming with life, discovers she has breast cancer. They discuss her journey though "Cancerville" and her efforts to advocate for herself, with humor, dignity, bravery and passion.
Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with NCC staff Paul Pierpoint, Cindy Woodling and Janice Kenyatta to the program to talk about the TAACCCT grant. TAACCCT provides community colleges with funds to expand and improve their ability to deliver education and career training programs for employment in high-wage, high-skill occupations.
Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Dr. Bruce Ellsweig, Vice Chairman for Community Practices at Lehigh Valley Health Network and Anita Desai, Executive Director of Hope's Journey of the Greater Lehigh Valley. They discuss the impact of debilitating childhood illness, not only on the children but also upon parents and families. They also explain the resources and services provided by Hope's Journey of the Greater Lehigh Valley, through the Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Tamara Christ, District Supervisor of the Allentown Office of Adoptions from the Heart. Adoptions from the Heart has placed more than 5,600 infants and toddlers in loving homes since 1985, and offers counselors who enable adoptive and birth parents to create their own personalized adoption plans.
Host Eleanor Bobrow talk Mike Willency and Jay Plotnick, both of Lehigh Valley SCORE, an organization that connects experienced local mentors to entrepreneurs, helping them start a business, manage a business or succeed in business.
Host Eleanor Bobrow talk with Dr. Nichola D. Gutgold, Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Penn State University, Lehigh Valley Campus and author of The Rhetoric of Supreme Court Women: From Obstacles to Options, as they discuss the shift that took place once women were elected to the U.S. Supreme Court.
On Monday's program, host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Mark Baylis, a 26-year veteran of the United States Army. In 2007, while in Iraq, he severely injured his back and was forced to retire. Once home, he found it difficult to find proper care for his combat injury. Mark came up with an idea to assist other veterans in similar positions by establishing the VALOR Clinic Foundation. VALOR stands for Veterans Assisted Living Outreach. Tune in to find out how to support our troops upon their return.