Julia Koprak, Founding Board Member of the South Philly Food Co-op, talks about opening a community owned grocery store. This Co-op is a business owned collectively by 882 households in South Philly. Recorded April 27, 2018.
Hosted by: Jill HornerProduced by: Freedom Newsmakers Team
Meg Sharp Walton, Executive Director of Glen Foerd on the Delaware, previews Deco on the Delaware bringing jazz and a throwback style of the 20s. This annual fundraiser will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Glen Foerd on the Delaware. Recorded June 29, 2018.
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance designed its new space with partnerships in mind and the organization believes that's what promotes economic development. President and CEO Randy Peers tells host Jill Horner the Chamber can provide many economic development services to all types of businesses under one roof. greaterreading.org
Laura Jones, Director of Development for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County, talks about a grant that through the Caron Treatment Center will be providing training for staff and volunteers on initiating conversations with their "Littles" and helping to prevent drug and alcohol abuse for at-risk youth. Recorded May 3, 2018.
Host Sheila Hyland and Dr. Karen Hacker, Director, Allegheny County Health Department, talk about the increased opioid overdose death rate in Allegheny County and options to address it. achd.net/overdoseprevention Recorded at Xfinity Store in McCandless Crossing, Pittsburgh