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We'll be broadcasting live from The Center for Families and Children in downtown Cleveland. Learn about the opportunities that may exist for M/W/SBE businesses in the $140 million worth of contruction projects slated for bid in the 1st half of 2016.
For those business leaders who can not attend live, this broadcast will provide you with a front row seat.
**Any specifications or project descriptions stated in this Podcast were current at the time of publication, but are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please confirm the accuracy of any information pertaining to the construction projects mentioned in this program with the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.
Join your hosts, Colin Kelley and Andrew Brassard as they chat with key figures in the fire service. Discuss all things firefighting; from science to strategy, to tactics, on down to the task. Anything relevant to our service is on the table and open for discussion. This show will educate, inspire and help to keep you, the firefighter, in the fight.
MEET Jacquelyn (Moore) Payne who was born and raised in Knoxville Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a degree in Child and Family Studies. She lives in Powder Springs GA with her longtime friend and husband Kenneth Sr, their 11 year old kidpreneur son Kenneth Jr. and their adorable black lab Koffe! She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and enjoys networking, the arts, musicals, laughing and just having fun learning about the coffee industry!
Jacquelyn worked with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club and the YMCA as a Program Director and Center Leader and have served on many Board of Directors. My career moved to marketing and I worked for Yellowbook USA, WKGN Radio and WAHI Radio stations. She decided to go out on my own, so she started a community directory in Knoxville TN called the Knoxville Black Pages, which expanded to Black Pages East TN. In 2008 they changed the name to NMP Information Services which has NMP Business Pages (Website design, marketing, advertising, promotional items, etc), NMP Coffee Shop (online healthier ORGANO products, networking, fundraisers, promotional items, extra income, etc), NMP Kids or K.E.N.N.Y (Kid Entrepreneurs Need Nurturing Young) activities, and soon we are adding more to our NMP Wellness (Weight Loss and Skin Care). Currently we provide Personal Care and Personal Development Resources.
Tyler Braddy grew up in Georgia in a family full of storytellers, so there was always someone around with the ability to tell a good old wives' tale. One side of his family is comprised of musicians--regionally known gospel and bluegrass players--and rebels; moonshiners, construction workers, trucker drivers...professional southerners, so to speak.
Join me today to meet Author T. Blake Braddy, author of "The Devil Came Calling," and Boogie House.
Excerpts from "Early Morning At The "Tomb Raider" Temple.
The crowds that visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and the Angkor Ruins region can be overwhelming. Over 2.3 million people visited the site in 2014 making it one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Southeast Asia. On my last visit I spent many early mornings wandering the ruins including visits to Ta Prohm, the temple complex made famous by the 2001 film Lara Croft Tomb Raider.
Ta Prohm was built in the late 12th and early 13th centuries in the Bayon Style which include face towers and naga carrying giant figures. Originally called Rajavihara it is located one kilometer east of Angkor Thom, the last great city of the Khmer Empire. King Jayavayerman Vll who ruled the empire oversaw construction of Ta Prohm from Angkor Thom, where he ruled.
Ta Prohm had been left almost in the same condition as it was found, with huge trees growing out of the structure which have literally taken over the temple, one of it’s striking features.
Don’t forget to look on the ground as there are many relics from the temple half buried under your path.
Is it worth it to wake up early with all of the craziness of the crowds? Of course, it’s Angkor Wat. It’s an amazing experience. Just be prepared for a little nonsense and sometimes rudeness with that many people gathered in one spot. Don’t get me wrong I’m not trying to be a downer. Just preparing you for what’s going to happen so you can adjust your expectations accordingly. If I didn’t have proof you’d probably never believe me if I told you someone even brought a horse. Mind you this was sunset, a different crowd indeed
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We probably asume that cops and military personnel are pretty much representative of their jobs even when they are off duty or not serving any longer but what about the rest of us? Do we become what our uniforms at work dictate us to be even when we aren't there? Should it?
Fireman, cosmetologists, nurses, doctors, construction workers, bus drivers or train conductors, housekeepers, chefs, postman etc. Do the people that you know in these professions represent more of a lifestyle than their job? Is that a good thing? When is it bad?
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Guest Host on Think Realty (formally Community Investor) Abhi Golhar takes a look back at 2015. He'll share how to use what you’ve learned last year to propel you and your real estate investments in 2016.
Abhi Golhar is Managing Partner at Summit & Crowne Partners, an Atlanta-based real estate investment firm. Since 2003, Abhi has used a “value-added” approach to capitalize on real estate renovation, new construction, and development opportunities in the Midwest and Southeast United States. He actively educates and works with seasoned debt and equity investors to employ market-driven investment strategies that yield success. Abhi holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Deputy Chief Anthony Avillo hosts "Fireground Strategies and Other Stuff from the Street." Along with his co-host, Jim Duffy, this show covers fireground organization and operational safety as well as building construction and choosing a strategic mode of operation from the point of view of those in command of both the fireground and individual companies.
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Tonight's special guest is Linda Deir from Sedona, Arizona, a survivor, activist and author who grew up unwanted, unloved, and horribly abused from birth by a parent who vowed to "beat the spirit" out of her. After 16 years of physical, psychological, and emotional abuse, a pregnant Linda escaped the family never to return. It was the happiest day of her life, the day she got out alive. Her latest book "Guided" tells her story. Linda understood she was in trouble from the very beginning and took matters into her own hands at 20 months old. She ran away from home. Two policemen found her and took her home, but her mother beat her unconscious as soon as they left. Waking up on the floor later on Linda looked around the room and saw that she wasn't alone .. she was surrounded by 'angelic spirits,' protectors and teachers who saved her life, became her best friends, and guided her through unimaginable life challenges. Repeatedly told her that she would never amount to anything, by age 19 the little girl who played with the building blocks everyday in kindergarten became a self-taught business phenomenon in a man's world, the construction industry. She became an architect, home designer, and general contractor. Linda says she owes everything to being raised by her 'Spirit Guides' from an early age. They were her best friends and life coaches in everything she did. Despite the abuse she endured, they never let her become a victim. She now spends her time writing and coaching people to make the all-important spiritual connection to their angels and spirit guides so they can heal the hurt, pain and shame and live the life they intended before they got here.
Abibifahodie (Black Liberation),
How would you like the idea of paying a fee to have access to Baba Mwalimu Baruti, Ashra & Merira Kwesi, Dr. Claude Anderson, Umar Johnson, Irritated Genie, as well as professional Black doctors, lawyers, construction company owners, home builders, jewelry makers, politicians and various other skilled Black men, women, and/or children online?
Can you imagine taking an online course on the Effeminization of Afrikan males with Baba Baruti? Or how about a course on Ancient Kemetic Spirituality with the Master Teacher - Ashra Kwesi? Or how about a weekly course on breaking down media with the Irritated Genie of Soufeese? Imagine tuning into a big time Black executive at a major corporation and getting his advice for submitting an application for a job or how to conduct the perfect interview. Or even better, imagine a retired Black multi-millionaire giving a class on how to raise capital and run a successful business. Imagine learning to become a professional tailor with interactive dialog from an online resource.
These things could all be possible if there is enough interest. We have access to some of the most prolific Black educators around the world. We also have access to many successful Black people who would love nothing more than an opportunity to share their wisdom and experience with our people.
We will run the idea by our audience and see what our people come back to us with. If you like the idea and WOULD BE WILLING TO PAY FOR IT TO COME TO REALITY, then we will work to make it a reality.
Tune in on Monday night for an exciting program that you are bound to enjoy.
Maia Aziz P.S.W., C.L.Y.L., writes and speaks on living a life of love and laughter. President-Elect of The Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor, Maia is joined each week on Morning Moments With Maia...Conversations of Love and Laughter by an eclectic lineup of guests who live their lives with love and laughter and work to help others do the same.
Sue Z. Hart was born on a small farm in Vail, Washington. At the age of three her family home burnt to the ground. Her family moved into the logging camp, where her father worked. For six years they lived in a two bedroom camp house while her family built a new home, with the help of many family friends. Sue believes the experiences of her childhood played a big part in her belief that we all need to help our neighbors and be actively engage in our community.
Passionately involved in her community, Sue served two consecutive terms as President, NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) Puget Sound Chapter 60 and remains active on the Board. She is a member of the Master Builders Association of King & Snohomish Counties and serves on many Advisory Boards. She is active in her Church and Community.
Sue is the founder of Building Beyond the Walls, an inclusive basic construction training program for those who want to volunteer on construction sites that teaches participants self-awareness and empowerment. Today Sue joins Maia for a conversation about connecting and engaging people to build stronger communities.
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