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  • 01:33

    The Don S. McClure Show Black History - Leading Black Auto Maker 1915

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    The Don S. McClure Show Live-Black History Leading Black Auto maker 1915

    Mr. Charles Richard Patterson, founder of what was to become the world's first Black family owned automobile manufacturing company. The head of this remarkable family was Charles (Rich) Patterson. He was born a slave on a West Virginia plantation and learned black­smithing skills that would prove useful through-out his life.

     The C.R. Patterson & Son Carriage Company of Greenfield, Ohio became the nation's, and the world's, first and only African-American founded and owned automobile manufacturing company. The company began as a manufacturer of horse drawn carriages and ended up as a manufacturer of buses for both urban transportation systems and rural school needs.  

    In 1873 C.R. Patterson went into partnership with a white businessman, named  J.P. Lowe. ten years later into the very successful business venture J. P. Lowe died leaving the business and sole ownership to C.R Patterson. There are some who say C.R. purchased the entire company from J.P before he died.

    The C.R. Patterson Co. turned out 28 differ­ent types of horse-drawn vehicles.

    The product line included buggies, backboards, phaetons, rockaways and surreys — the era's most popu­lar wagons.

    Patterson and his wife, the former Josephine Qutz, were the parents of four children: Kathe­rine, Dollie, Frederick Douglass, and Samuel. It was Fred who helped guide the company into the Automobile Age in the early 20th century.

    Featured Music India Martinez -Voces Del Viento - Bridget Rideau, Ce Ce Winans, Chaka Khan, Candice Glover,Jessie J, Adesha. 


  • 02:59

    DC Rollergirls, presented by SLZE Sports

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    This is the SLZE Sports LIVE coverage of the #46 DC Rollergirls All Stars taking on #65 Rideau Valley Rollergirls "Vixens" from Ottawa, ON, Canada from the Dulles Sportsplex in Sterling, Virginia. 

    We'll be back at Dulles Sportsplex in 2 weeks on Saturday, 4/19 for the DC Rollergirls League Championship Bout!

    Check us out at SLZESports.com and every Tuesday night with our LIVE SLZE Sports show covering all in the world of sports.

    Check DCRG out at DCRollergirls.com


  • 00:35

    Great Loop Information--Rideau Canal and Trent Severn

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    Our Guest Host this week, Capt. Bob Kunath, will give us much valuable information on cruising these two Canadian waterways. He will be discussing history, interesting stops, navigation tips, locking and more. Don't miss this one!

  • 01:31

    The Don S. McClure Show - PRIDE & RESPECT

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    The Don S. McClure Show- P R I D E  AND  R  E S P E C T

    Two words that truly effect our lives and our way of thinking. How we view them and how we let them set some of teh directions of our relationships.

    Featured Artist: Aloe Blacc, Dawn Joseph, Ashley Clark, Liv Warfield, The New Heavies from the Album Shelter.Breggett Rideau. Janet Jackson. Sara Evans, You Never Know.

    Join us for an exciting one hour and a half presentation of Talk, Information, Guest, News, Views and More Conversations..  

    This is a show you won't want to miss. 

    Every Friday 7:00 PM Central 8:00 PM Eastern

  • 00:35

    Great Loop Information--Rideau Canal & Trent Severn

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    Our Guest Host this week, Capt. Bob Kunath, will give us much valuable information on cruising these two Canadian waterways. He will be discussing history, interesting stops, navigation tips, locking and more. Don't miss this one!

  • 00:44

    Praying to God Outside of the Box

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    Praying Through the Bible #63

    TEXT: Psalm 84:8-9

    We are in a series of messages titled "Praying Through the Bible: A Series on Every Passage and Verse Regarding Prayer in the Bible". The purpose of this series is to encourage and motivate you to pray to the God of the Bible. We highlighted over 500 verses and passages in the Prayer Motivator Devotional Bible. So far, we have done 62 messages in this series.

    This is message #63, titled "Praying to God Outside of the Box"

    In Canada, there is a village along the Rideau (RI-DOH) Lake system. This village now only has a population of about a hundred people, but it was once a bustling town centered around a series of rapids flowing between two lakes. Because of the difference in elevation between the lakes, a dam and a lock had to be built in this town. The dam held back the water and created a fast-flowing series of rapids that provided the energy to run mills. Farmers from miles around came to the town to use these mills, and it grew, quickly becoming one of the most important towns along the Rideau.

    The importance of the town was inseparable from the dam. It was this dam that held back the water, confining it and then allowing it to be released with the power to drive the mills. Without the dam, the town would have been no more important than any of the others along the canal.

    Many Christians, whether we admit it or not, whether we actually realize it or not, have dammed God up. We have erected barriers around who we believe God is and what we believe God can do. And, it is this tendency that causes us not to pray big prayers or to pray and not really expect our prayers to be answered.

    Today, I want us to see from this passage how that when we pray, we need to see God, not for Who we have made Him out to be or for Who we feel comfortable praying to, but as the God Who the Bible says He is -- God outside of the box.

  • 00:31

    Workforce Recognition and Employee Engagement

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    #TChat Radio is all new on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 7:30 pm ET (4:30 pm PT).   Doesn't everybody love their job?   Unfortunately no. Too many are not happy, disengaged and feel they just aren't being recognized. At all. Major shifts in technology, social media and management strategy (or lack thereof) have drastically changed how we work, and not for the better. In fact, lost productivity of actively disengaged employees costs the US economy $370 billion annually according to Gallup research.   But when employees are recoginized and rewarded, they are more engaged and emotionally connected to their work, sometimes upwards of four times more so than their unrecognized counterparts.   How should we do that today? Well, #TChat co-creators and hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman welcome this week's guests, Stan Phelps, founder of 9 INCH Marketing and author of "What's Your Green Goldfish," and S. Max Brown, Principal at Rideau’s Recognition Management Institute and keynote speaker and keynote speaker.   This will be another great "world of engagement" show, so we hope to see you here!   **SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: We’re thrilled to announce our first “world of work” partnership — with Achievers. Read about it here!

  • 00:35

    Jay Whitehead - CEO of TicketsforCharity.com

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    Jay Whitehead was appointed CEO of Charity Partners by company founder and Priceline.com founding team member Jord Poster in May, 2012, Jay has owned and led 14 fast-growth investor-backed technology, media and social-enterprise businesses, and has raised nine figures' worth of investor capital. Most recently, Jay served as President of Vistance, the cloud-computing and analytics subsidiary of Rideau Recognition, Inc. Prior, Jay was President of SharedXpertise Media LLC and Outsourcing Today LLC and founder of several successful business magazines, online communities and conferences. Jay also founded Corporate Responsibility Magazine, publisher of the world-famous 100 Best Corporate Citizens List and corporate responsibility partner of the New York Stock Exchange. After publication of his co-authored book "The Post-Carbon Economy" in 2009, Jay was named to Ethisphere Magazine's coveted 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics list. He has on-air broadcast experience at KTTV, CNBC and PBS. Jay earned his BA in History from UCLA, holds a Strategic Finance Certificate from the Harvard Business School and is a dual citizen of U.S. and France.

  • 00:23

    Wayne Williams' Watercolour and Acrylic Paintings

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    Wayne Williams (B.A., M.Ed) incorporates colourful places and people from his travel experiences into his art. He tries to “capture life in the moment”. His paintings are unique, mixed media creations on canvas, often using both acrylic and watercolour paint and sometimes collage.
    As well as travel scenes, florals and scenes of people in action, Wayne paints scenes from in and around the picturesque town of Perth and the city of Ottawa. His paintings are in private collections in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Russia. Wayne is a member of the Rideau Lakes Artists’ Association and the Ottawa Mixed Media Artists, who have presented him with an Award of Excellence for one of his paintings.
    As a long-time resident of Eastern Ontario, Wayne also paints scenes from in and around the picturesque town of Perth and the city of Ottawa. He is a member of the Rideau Lakes Artists’ Association and the Ottawa Mixed Media Association.
    Wayne’s paintings can be seen twelve months of the year at Gallery Perth, Perth, Ontario, or through his website: www.waynewilliams.ca

  • 00:21

    Great Loop Information--Cruising Georgian Bay

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    It’s that time of year when our annual Loopers are approaching or in the Canadian Waterways, so we thought it would be advantageous to learn more about the beautiful Georgian Bay. Our guest this week is Harbor Host for that area, John Morrison. John will talk about the two different routes to cruise the Bay

  • 00:29

    The Green Leader

    in Management

    Isabelle Lvigne, vice president of people and culture at Rideau Recognition Solutions joins Robert Thompson and Daren Blonski this week.
    Isabelle will share Rideau's passion around its recently completed green initiative. They were the first recognition provider in North America to be certified as Carbon Neutral. What does all of that mean? Join us and jump into the conversation.
    The Green Leader offers a blended approach to leadership development and organizational sustainability with practical tips, techniques and updates from the best and the brightest from both worlds.
    Expand your leadership efforts and your sustainable effectiveness. Listen live Mondays at 11 a.m. Pacific. Or, subscribe on iTunes.