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  • 01:42

    Episode 1009: Professional Volunteer Fire Service

    in Training

    In many areas of the country, fire departments have implemented junior firefighter programs to help recruit new members. Some departments have experienced great success with the programs, and others have had a difficult time. In addition, some firefighters speak favorably and fully support the programs, and others are against them. On tonight's show, host Tom Merrill and his guest will examine both sides of the issue and discuss the benefits as well as the challenges of having a Junior Firefighter program in our departments. 


    Our guest tonight is Chief Jeff Cash, who has been in the fire service for over 35 years serving in both career and volunteer departments. He is currently the chief of the Cherryville (North Carolina) FD – a position he has held since 1986 and is the past president of the North Carolina Firemen’s Association and serves as the North Carolina director to the National Volunteer Fire Council – also sits on the NVFC Executive Committee and is a member of the NVFC Junior Firefighter Program Advisory Group.


    We welcome your input is well. Feel free to call in and discuss junior programs or anything else on your mind concerning our great volunteer fire service

  • 00:28

    National Volunteer Week

    in Education

    Call in live!


    Find out how National Volunteer Week came about. The Pat Tillman Run is around the corner, and CSU's students and alumni are participating!  Hear about some of the national organizations CSU volunteers with and how our students/alumni can get involved locally. and the CSU philosophy about corporate involvement in the community.

  • 01:00

    Volunteer of the Year has 4 legs

    in Lifestyle

     


    Molly has just hit a milestone  as a volunteer, where she  officially passed her  300th visit as a therapuetic assistant, and no one is prouder of her than her  papa, retired Army vet Ron Leonard. Molly is a real people pleaser, and wherever she goes she brings along peace, comfort and lots of smiles.


    For the past two years, Molly frequented the Donaldson's Assisted living facility where she was honored recently as volunteer of the year! She also visits a few other seniors homes and everyone looks forward to her visits.
    Molly also visit MEPS with Ron, where they go to be with the men and women entering military service and their families in cooperation with the USO. Last summer Molly was involved with Camp Progress (YMCA) and was a hit among the mentally challenged children.She is really one busy lady who deserves some recognition for all the hard work she is putting in helping others.


    In fact, Molly is also assisting the Murfreesboro DA's office in some domestic violence cases. Who is this lady with the big heart?


    When Molly was 6 weeks old, she was rescued by  Ron and his wife and when she turned 2, she started her basic training through Petco. From there, she graduated and went on to be trained as a Therapy dog by Canines for Christ. Today, as a result of her milestone, she will receive advance certification from the American Kennel Club.


    God Bless Miss Molly!!!


     

  • 01:38

    Episode 974: The Professsional Volunteer Fire Service

    in Training

    Examining issues and challenges faced by the volunteer firefighter today.  Being a professional firefighter has nothing to do with earning a paycheck but has everything to do with attitude, appearance, commitment and dedication.


    This episode's guest is Candice McDonald who is a volunteer firefighter in the Winona (Ohio) Fire Department and is associated with the Cumberland Valley Volunteer Fireman's Association.  She will be discussing "Reputation Management" and how we can work within our firehouses to prevent behavior that is detrimental to the reputation of the fire service. She will offer tips and provide information and ideas on how to implement safeguards in your firehouse  to protect it from reputational threats AND from making headlines for the WRONG reasons. She will also offer ideas as to how social media can be used in a positive way to recruit new members as well as show the public the professional service your volunteer fire department provides!

  • 00:45

    Fun in Family Medicine, Direct Primary Care and Free Clinics

    in Health

    Dr Jonas, your host for the Dr Synonymous Show, will reflect on how much fun he has as a Family Physician.  He'll lament about some of the intrusions on the fun and note how Direct Primary Care and Volunteer (Free) Clinics counter the lamentable intrusions.


    Insights on Advance Care Planning from the BellHOP Cafe session on May 20th.


    Patients patients, patients.  The heart of Family Medicine is the relationship with patients.  Seeking a Win-Win while the rest of the healthcare system seems to be driving toward Lose- Win or Lose-Lose strategies.


    Join us via live broadcast or podcast of the show.

  • 02:01

    Illicit Sex! – The Perverted Scout Master

    in Religion

    The Boy Scouts’ Motto is Be Prepared!  But what could have possibly prepared eleven, twelve and even fifteen year olds for encounters with sexual predators?  Especially when the same predators were suppose to teach these children high moral values.  There are hundreds of accounts of these sexual molestation cases contained in what is termed the “Perversion Files” or "ineligible volunteer files".  According to the Scouts these files were meant to be a “buffer” to prevent the predators from re-entering scouting.  Unfortunately there have been numerous failures.  After analyzing the files it was determined that in many instances sexual deviants were kicked out of the Scouts only to be allowed back in at a different location and sometimes under a different name.  The stories are horrendous!  The stories tell in somewhat explicit detail of boys being subjected to nudity, being fondled and raped by their Scout Masters.  Keep in mind these are children.  Keep in mind the Boy Scouts’ motto, “Be Prepared”.  Be prepared for what and by whom?


    Certainly, it would have been wonderful if these boys were prepared in some foolproof manner for these encounters with immoral predators.  But who would have prepared them?  The Boy Scouts?  With their history, how likely would that be?  And how would they have been prepared?  These are just some of the questions we’ll seek to gain answers to through the Holy Scriptures in this program.


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  • 02:45

    GNIP Discussion Group 06/01/2015

    in Education

    GNIP is a volunteer driven subgroup of Kate of Gaia and www.losethename.com. 


    Our call in # is (914) 803-4058
    Also 'Like' us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/gonamelessitspainless


    This show is an extension to 'Legal Name Fraud Radio'.
    7 days a week @ 7 PM EST
    (347) 637-3265


    www.blogtalkradio.com/legalnamefraudradio 


    Also visit www.losethename.com as well as www.kateofgaia.wordpress.com for everything you need to know about the legal name fraud.

  • 01:05

    Speaker Meeting with Emily S.

    in Lifestyle

    The heart of every show is our guests and their recovery stories.  Everyone who participates on the show is a volunteer, whose willingness to honestly share their experience, strength, and hope helps keeps us all sober.  


    On this episode we'll hear the inspiring story of recovery blogger Emily S., writer of emilyism.com. Emily will discuss her experiences throughout her journey to sobriety and as a recovery advocate.

  • 01:33

    #15 Helle Sydendal, Author Talks Correct Testing, Diagnosis Abroad & Thriving

    in Health

    Join Danna and Tiffany as they talk with Helle Sydendal, Danish Thyroid Advocate and Best-Selling Author of From Hypothyroid to Healthy. (With stories from Dana Trentini- Hypothyroid Mom, Michelle Bickford-ThyroidChange and Sarah Downing)


    She'll share her personal thyroid health journey and discuss getting the correct testing so you can fast track a diagnosis. Helle will discuss getting proper treatment for your symptoms. (T4 isn't the only option) She'll also tell how her story as a journalist and Danish Thyroid Advocate came to light. (She also lived in the US for 2 years when she was a teenager)


    We'll be joined by Sarah Downing, Thyroid Advocate, Blogger at Butterflies and Phoenixes, Volunteer for ThyroidChange.org, Reiki Master, Masseuse and Energy Healer. Be sure to tune in as it promises to be a great show!


    GratefulGarden.biz and ThyroidNation.com

  • 03:00

    GNIP Discussion Group 05/29/2015

    in Education

    GNIP is a volunteer driven subgroup of Kate of Gaia and www.losethename.com. 


    Our call in # is (914) 803-4058
    Also 'Like' us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/gonamelessitspainless


    This show is an extension to 'Legal Name Fraud Radio'.
    7 days a week @ 7 PM EST
    (347) 637-3265


    www.blogtalkradio.com/legalnamefraudradio 


    Also visit www.losethename.com as well as www.kateofgaia.wordpress.com for everything you need to know about the legal name fraud.

  • 01:21

    Episode 1045: Building the Unbreakable Firefighter

    in Training

    Welcome to the Unbreakable Firefighter Blog talk radio show were we are helping firefighters  improve their performance level on the fireground and inside the firehouse.


     


    Building firefighters that are prepared to push limits and find their weaknesses is where true development begins.  The unbreakable radio show is built to share the mission of becoming a firefighter that stands fast, learns constantly, and performs consistently.


     


    Being unbreakable doesn’t indicate being reckless, rather a being unbreakable is using solid attitude, sound tactics, and persistence to accomplish the mission of extinguishment.


     


    Do you have what it takes to be an unbreakable firefighter?


     


    Music by http://www.bensound.com