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Ace Hardware Life Lessons series continues with Rick Alspaugh of Houston, Texas. We continue to hear some of life's greatest lessons from our local Ace Hardware store. While this retailer defines customer service, there is something else happening here that this transforming America.
This show is sponsored by Gracefully-Yours greeting cards and travel journals, America's favorite inspirational cards and journals. Visit www.shop.gracefully-yours.com for discounts associated with the program.
Don Anderson has served the sporting fraternity in Jamaica and the Caribbean for over thirty years in various administrative and management positions. He served as the President of the Jamaica Men’s Field Hockey Association between 1979 and 1983, was elected the 2 Vice President of the Jamaica Olympic Association in 1981, a position he held until he was elected the 1 Vice President of the JOA in 1997, serving until 2013 in that capacity. He has held managerial positions for Jamaica at the last seven Olympic Games from Seoul in 1988 through to London in 2012, serving as the Chef de Mission for the Jamaica team to the last five Olympic Games. In this capacity he worked with Usain Bolt in the Athens, Beijing and London Games and several other top athletes.
He is currently the Chairman of the Government’s Institute of Sports, appointed by the Prime Minister, a member of the National Council on Sports, chaired by the Prime Minister, and Chairman of the Government’s Capacity Building and Infrastructure Committee charged with the responsibility of spearheading the establishment of the National Sports Museum of Jamaica. Ground for this museum is expected to be broken soon.
Danette Chavis, the director of National Action Against Police Brutality will join us this evening to speak about many issues affecting the Black and Brown communities globally. Ms. Chavis is based in NYC.
Contribute To Ms. Chavis' Fundraiser - http://www.gofundme.com/POLICE-ACCOUNTABILITY
Ms Chavis is the organizer of a petition titled NATIONAL ACTION AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY! PROSECUTE POLICE WHO MURDER UNARMED INDIVIDUALS!
INVESTIGATIONS "CASE BY CASE" HAVE NOT AND SHALL NOT REMEDY THE PROBLEM! AS ONE IS BEING INVESTIGATED "HUNDREDS MORE" ARE MOUNTING UP! AND INDEED, POLICE BRUTALITY HAS ESCALATED TO THE LEVEL OF "NATIONAL PROPORTIONS".
THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS ARE BEING "STOPPED & FRISKED" FOR NO REASON WHATSOEVER...
THE LOSS OF LIFE THAT HAS OCCURRED AT THE HANDS OF POLICE HAS ESCALATED TO WHERE "UNARMED INDIVIDUALS" ARE BEING "FIRED UPON" AND "KILLED"...
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On the Friends of Liberty Radio Show Host Keith Broaders will be interviewing Ron Myers on the mission of the National Liberty Alliance and will discuss a plan to fund the restoration of Common Law Grand Juries in each and every county in the United States.
Patrick Sullivan is the chief executive officer of the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency. He works with the NSTA board of directors to set the long-term strategy for tourism and deliver sustainable growth for the industry.
Patrick has been General Manager and President for both start-up and large organizations, including Indigo.ca, Toronto.com and Workopolis.com. He has also worked for Procter and Gamble, McCain Food Ltd., Moosehead Breweries Ltd., and Upper Canada Brewing Company, specializing in marketing and digital marketing.
Patrick enjoys running and has participated in a number of marathons. In October of 2011, he completed a 250 km run across the Sahara Desert, helping to raise over $100,000 for the National Advertising Benevolent Association. Accepting a tourism industry challenge, he recently participated in the 2013 Blue Nose Marathon.
Sgt. Craig Marshall Smith is a 18th year veteran of Canada's national police force the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He is a descendant of both Black Loyalists who came to Nova Scotia from the USA in 1784 and Black Refugees of the War of 1812.
Craig is also an author and historian on African Canadian achievements and the journey of Black men and women who serve in the RCMP.
The National Brotherhood Conference of the Nation Of Islam Radio Program
We're geeking out on old houses, DIY family life, paint innovations, and project trends at the National Hardware Show.
Mark and Theresa have a soft spot for other couples who love renovating old homes, and they might just have fallen hard for Andy and Candis Meredith at the National Hardware Show.
On this episode of MyFixitUpLife talk show, hosts Mark and Theresa are checking in with long-time DIY family friend Dan Cary, who is now part of the Woodworker's Journal family. They talk tools, staining, painting, and silly voices, because at the end of the day we're all just making home a happier place for our families.
New guest on the show Justin DiPego from DoItYourself.com talks trebuchets and DIY trends. Mark and Justin spent a weekend with a pile of other DIY experts at the Craftsman Makecation making awesome projects.
Mark Marotto from Shur-Line shares a few innovations including their paint and primer paint brushes, the staining pad that reaches between the deck boards for maximum coverage, and the paint roller quick release that makes the chore of removing a wet paint roll from a frame so much cleaner and easier.
Andy and Candis Meredith, new hosts of a soon-to-be-released HGTV show. They specialize in restoring old homes while raising seven boys inside their DIY family life. Based in Utah, the couple has created a business called Old Home Love which combines their passion for old homes with their incredible ability to renovate these historic properties.
Today's show features Ace Hardware's Kirsten Pellicer. Kirsten shares:
1. Tell us about your self and where are you from originally?
2. Why does your community love Ace?
3. What is the greatest life lesson learned in transitioning ownership from your parents to you?
4. Tell us about A Women's Work organization and your changed perspective
5. Share the advice that Condoleeza Rice gave at the Ace Hardware convention
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Paul Cobb grew up in West Oakland and attended Howard University and spent time in the southern Civil Rights Movement, then returned to the Bay Area and was a founding member of the Donald Warden's Afro-American Association (Maulana Ron Karenga was the Los Angeles representative), the organization that gave birth to the Black Panthers (Bobby Seale, Huey Newton, et al) and the west coast Black Arts Movement (Marvin X). Paul established OCCUR, a social activist organization that fought for jobs on state highway projects. Paul went to jail protesting the non-hiring of Blacks. He also went to jail demanding the Oakland Public Schools hire a black superintendent, which it eventually did, Marcus Foster (assassinated by the SLA) and later hired Dr. Ruth Love. Paul worked at the Oakland Post, Oakland Tribune and served on the School Board. He eventually bought the Oakland Post and eventually hired Chauncey Bailey as editor.
Dr.Mary Ann Jones has over twenty years of knowledge and experience as a clinician and administrator in senior management positions. She became interested in healthcare management and advocacy through her work in the San Francisco Department of Public Health AIDS Office in the late 1980’s. From there she would go on to work as a research assistant at the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Clinic at the University of California, San Francisco on the first AZT study with pregnant women; the Family Addiction Center for Education and Treatment with pregnant women addicted to crack and heroin; and, the Bayview Hunter’s Point Alice Griffith Crack Cocaine Program.
Professional golfer and educator Renee Powell is one of only six rican American women to ever play on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour. She is the first woman of color to be elected to membership in the PGA of America.
She is the daughter of the late William Powell, the only African-American to design, build, own, and operate a golf course in the United States. Mr. Powell was inducted posthumously March 12, 2013, into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame.
Jamie Leno Zimron Sensei- (Master Instructor) is the creator of KiAi Golf and The KiAi Way Inc. and is a pioneer in providing holistic trainings for peak performance on all the playing fields of life: business, family, health, spirituality, the arts, sports – and of course the golf course. Jamie is a Class A LPGA Teaching Professional, 5th Degree Aikido Black Belt, Somatic Psychologist, Mind-Body Fitness Trainer, Corporate Speaker, and international Citizen’s Diplomat. She was a state and national junior golf champion, and as a senior player has won a number of pro titles and gold medals (in the Maccabiah Games, international Jewish Olympics).
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