Take Charge of Your Life

TAACCCT Featured on Take Charge of Your Life

Sep 7, 2012

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 Richard Herschlag and Carol Polis, co-authors of The Lady is a Champ, about Carol's experience as the first female professional boxing judge.

Hope's Journey on Take Charge of Your Life

Aug 13, 2012

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.

Adoptions from the Heart on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 25, 2012

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.

SCORE Featured on Take Charge of Your Life

Jul 16, 2012

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.

Women on U.S. Supreme Court Focus of Program

Jul 9, 2012

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.

VALOR featured on Take Charge of Your Life

Jun 15, 2012

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.