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Bruce is a visionary, entrepreneur, speaker, author, panelist, executive producer, writer, poet, consultant and social activist. He is the recipient of many awards, including a Peabody, a Milky, an Upscale Showcase, a Trail Blazer, and many others.
Bruce says his activisim is concerned with uplifting people in struggle. His recently trademarked the phrase, "Genius is Common," which can be found on a number of products and licensed in six states.
Bruce joins New England Blacks in Philanthropy to kickoff 100 Days of Giving Black, and share his advice on what giving means to him.
Paul Goodnight's artwork currently resides in many institutional and private collections including The Smithsonian Institute and the Hampton University Museum. His artwork is very unique asthetically and typically incorporates African symbols and themes. Paul Goodnight's art has been influenced by his travels around the world including Brazil, Russia, Nicarauga, China and more. Paul Goodnight currently holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Massachusetts College of Art and received an honorary Masters of Fine Arts from the same institution in 1987. The honorary Master's Degree was given to him because of his dedication and accomplishments in the wonderful world of art.
Join our Christmas party with dog trainer Colleen Demling, David Chapman with the Llama Sanctuary of British Columbia, and several surprise guests. We have holiday music and all kinds of fun planned. We will have updates from guests who appeared earlier in the year, and clips from a few of our favorite shows of 2014.
Phones will be open in between guests. Call in to wish everyone a merry Christmas, tell us what you have liked or disliked about the show, who your favorite guests have been...
Buzz the Fuzz is a 20 pound six year old ragdoll who was rescued from a tough living situation, and is now working as a therapy cat visiting hospitals in New York. You will hear the whole story of Buzz including his rescue and his new and foreever home.
Also joining us is Pet Tree Houses, the indoor cat tree that looks like a real tree! Healthycoat, a dog food suppliment and hairball preventative for cats is also here to speak to us.
Named a Transportation Innovator of Change by the President and U.S. Department of Transportation in 2012 for her long record of exemplary leadership and service in the transportation industry, Bev Scott (affectionately Dr. Bev) is noted for her visionary leadership, results-driven management, and laser focus on the importance of American infrastructure to access and opportunity for all people and communities.
Described as an idea whisperer, Valaida Fullwood brings unbridled imagination and a gift for harnessing wild ideas to her work as a writer, public speaker and consultant on various projects and events. Her client base ranges widely and her interests center on social innovation in philanthropy, education and the arts. In short, she helps people and organizations drive bold ideas forward by guiding their projects and by writing their stories. Find out more about Valaida Fullwood here.
“Bohr shines…provid[ing] glimpses of herself as a whole person, not simply a traveler. Gap Year Girl is an excellent choice…a travelogue filled with historic places, but its personal stories provide its highlights.”
— Kirkus Reviews
In this episode of Giving Voice to Your Courageous Story, we'll talk about the courageous mindset it took for Marianne C. Bohr, to step outside of her comfort zone and travel the world. We'll learn the role "courage" had in making this decision and how her lessons can be apllied to everyday life.
To listen to past podcasts with various authors and entrepreneurs of note including Julia Cameron of the famous The Artist's Way, tune in here and here.
On today's episode of Giving Voice to Your Courageous Story, I'll be interviewing Terina J. Hicks, a courageous entrpreneur who overcame a job loss and ultimately got past it when she launched her business CobblerWorld LLC. Her baked goods are featured in several food chains in the Pittsburgh area and at the Consol Energy Center during hockey season.
We'll talk about the courageous mindset it took to make such a gutsy move and how other aspiring entrepreneurs can learn from Terina's courageous mindset and her professional goals.
Today is the last show for the miniseries How to Deal With the Death of a Beloved pet. The following topics will be addressed during todays show:
Clear mind, caring heart
What are your inner resources
Volunteer and give service
Asking for and being open to support
When to get a new pet
This is the final week of this miniseries. If you have found this information helpful or wish to know more go to www.deathofmypet.com for more info
If you have a story that you wish to share send it to Judy at email@example.com with PET STORY in the subject line.
Todays show will be on helping the hurting and what can be done to help others. The following topics will be discussed:
Pet loss and children
Pet loss and the elderly
Service and companion animals
Expressing sympathy to others
Memorial options, tributes & rituals to remember
How sharing stories helps us heal
Death is a tough subject to explain especially to children. Judy Helm Wright can help parents explain the death of a family pet to a child. This is week five of 6 of the series How to Deal with the Loss of a Beloved Pet. Be sure to continue listening for more useful insights on How to Deal with the Loss of a Beloved Pet.
If you have a story you would like to share send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with PET STORY in the subject line.
While the Pet Place is gearing up for it's new re-launch, Mike Johnson and Marie Hulett tackle a few topics that animal lovers want to hear about...summer safety with pets, urban wildlife, fleas, and the tragic killing of Cecil the Lion, along with thousands of other innocent big game animals that are killed each year by trophy hunters.
Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe-Award winner Ben Vereen has deeply touched millions of lives through his strong sense of social consciousness. He recently founded The Ben Vereen Awards and Wellness Through the Arts, an organization benefitting young people across America by encouraging the use of performing arts as a foundation for a healthier lifestyle. His humanitarian efforts have earned him a number of awards including Israel's Cultural and Humanitarian Awards, three NAACP Image Awards, an Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award, a Victory Award, and a host of others.
Find out more about Ben Vereen at The Official Website of Ben Vereen.