Holly McCullough, Executive Director, Arlington Arts Center
Posted Dec 06, 2017
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"Yolanda Vazquez talks with Holly McCullough, Executive Director, Arlington Arts Center. They discuss all the classes, exhibits and resources offered at the Center.
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Yolanda Vazquez talks with Laura Cattell Noll, Program Manager for the Alice Ferguson Foundation. They discuss their mission to the community. They also talk about the 30th Anniversary of Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup that will take place April 14th at the Potomac Watershed. For more information on the Watershed Cleanup and the Alice Ferguson Foundation, visit their website.
Yolanda Vazquez talks with the Samuel Jackson Camp Coordinator for the YMCA Camp West Mar in Frederick County. They discuss the Summer Camps at West Mar through the YMCA. For more information on YMCA of Frederick County and summer camps, visit their website.
Yolanda Vazquez talks with Roy Libdan, Project Manager for the Asian American Center of Frederick. They discuss the Asian Heritage Month Festival that will take place May 5th at the FSK Mall in Frederick. For more information on Asian American Center of Frederick, check out their website
Yolanda Vazquez talks with Missie Wilcox, Board Member for Carroll County Food Sunday. They discuss the various events that will take place this spring for Carroll County Food Sunday, including the Flights of Beer Golf Tournament and The Milk run on May 19th. For more information on the event and Carroll County Food Sunday, visit their website.
Yolanda Vazquez talks with Julie Della-Maria, Executive Director for the Downtown Sykesville Connection. They discuss various events that will take place in Sykesville this spring and summer. For more information on all the event and the Downtown Sykesville Connection, visit their website.
Yolanda Vazquez talks with James McCarron, Mayor of Taneytown. They discuss what’s new in Taneytown. They also discuss new business in the town. For more information on the City of Taneytown, visit their website.
Veterans Treatment Courts ensure that when our veterans return home and are struggling with the transition home and get into trouble with the law because of a mental-health disorder, a substance abuse disorder and/or trauma, they receive the structure, the treatment, and the mentoring they need to get their lives back on track.
One in five veterans has symptoms of a mental health disorder - or cognitive Impairment and research shows a link between combat-related mental illness and substance abuse. Left untreated, mental health disorders that are common among veterans, can directly lead to involvement in the criminal justice system. Actress Melissa Fitzgerald (The West Wing), Senior Director of Justice for Vets discusses an initiative that aims to transform the way veterans are handled in the criminal justice system. Visit Justice for Vets on the web, Facebook, or follow on Twitter.
Yolanda Vazquez talks with Holly Koons McCullough, Executive Director of Arlington Arts Center. They discuss the organization and their mission to artists and to the community. Follow Arlington Arts Center on Facebook and Twitter. Taped 10/25/16
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According to the International Labor Organization, 27 million people are involved in human trafficking. Laurel Bellows of the American Bar Association's Human Trafficking Task Force addresses this growing trend. To learn more, visit the American Bar Association on the web at www.ambar.org/trafficking
More than 20 million Americans cope with vision loss, and that number is growing due to baby boomers reaching retirement age and beyond and higher survival rates for premature babies, many with multiple disabilities. Paul Schroeder of American Foundation for the Blind discusses efforts to be sure that technology is accessible to this population.
Schroeder stated, "Vision loss...can be very tough and it is difficult for people to adjust to. Most people lose their site... as they are aging."
Visit American Foundation for the Blind at www.AFB.org.