• 01:51

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    In 2011 Lexie Seaver was diagnosed with Glioblastoma, given 6 months to live and told she would not live to see her 26th birthday.  Recently, following an aggressive set of treatments and surgeries, Lexie was once again given just a  few months to live.  Lexie has just celebrated her 30th birthday.  Then, two weeks ago, her dad John Seaver was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.  Through all of this and now seizures, Lexie continues to write about her experience and communicate with many friends on Facebook who provide her with a constant stream of encouragement, which she appreciates.  Yuri spoke with Lexie as she was waiting to be with her dad during his chemo treatment.  Learn the inspiring story of this amazing woman, and how she continues her daily battle for survival.  


    This past Saturday, Janesville Community Radio was recording at ArtsFest@Janesville's Irish Fest.  Tune in as Yuri is joined by Esther Turner and then Bob Keith, host of JCR's Dadio's Lunch Bucket for a conversation about all things Irish, art and a round of "Where Would You Hang That Sign?"  


    Discover Janesville's final guest on this show was State Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R) who represents 31st State Assembly District.  Representative Loudenbeck shared her views on a wide range of issues including voter ID, redistricting, whether the state of Wisconsin should attempt to stop gay marriage recently reaffirmed by US Supreme Court, drug testing food stamp recepients, and much more.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.   


     

  • 02:00

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Executive Director of Rock County Historical Society Mike Reuter speaking about the new Tallman Technologies tour starting at the Tallman House, as well as other upcoming opportunities, offered by RCHS, to experience and learn about history of Rock County.


    State Senator Tim Cullen spoke about his experience serving the public, his thoughts on Act 10, and ways to reverse it.  Senator Cullen spoke about leaving the state with the other Democratic State Senators in 2011 and explained his reasons for doing so.  


    Speaking about the August 12th Democratic primary, Senator Cullen criticized two of the candidates running for State Senate.  Senator levied particularly harsh criticisms against Mike Sheridan whom he accused of not accurately explaining the process of reapportionment to the public, and not being ready to be Speaker of Assembly when elected to the post in 2008, following a short time in the Assembly.  At the same time, Senator Cullen  offered a strong endorsement of his former aid Austin Scieszinski.


    President of Blackhawk Technical College Dr. Eckert explained that passing the referendum on August 12th, is the only way for BTC to raise its budget. Dr. Eckert made it clear that the $4 million increase sought in the referendum is a permanent raise to the base, meaning that money will be collected on property taxes year after year. 


    For the last 20 minutes of the program, 3 of the more than a hundred Chinese students - Bryan, Andrew and Chris - spending the summer in Janesville, discussed being in Janesville and going to Craig High School.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville!

  • 00:47

    Yuri Elkaim: How to Have All-Day Energy.

    in Health

    Yuri Elkaim -- author of The All-Day Energy Diet -- visits the show to reveal how busy, health-seeking individuals can enjoy more energy, vibrant health, and easier weight loss by fine-tuning seven foundational (yet commonly overlooked) pillars of energy and vitality.

    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness.http://www.undergroundwellness.com

  • 00:15

    An Interview with Yuri Sardarov

    in Entertainment

    Check out Yuri Sardarov's Current Project and how you can help! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/becket--2#home


    On Today's show we welcome star of NBC Chicago Fire Actor Yuri Sardarov.  Come listen as Yuri will tell us about what makes Chicago Fire so special and how much he enjoys being apart of this show.  Also listen in as Yuri will talk about his current projects that he's working on!


    Check out Yuri Sandarov's Current Project and how you can help! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/becket--2#home


    Please LIKE us on Facebook www.Facebook.com/WAEJTheDrewShow


     

  • 00:29

    Get Energy All Day with Yuri Elkaim

    in Health

    Do you poop out late morning or late in the afternoon?


    In short, are you often dragging in an energy slump?


    Wouldn't it be AWESOME to have loads of zip and zest all day long?


    Learn how to get steady oomph, thanks to today's guest, Yuri Elkaim, author of the book, The All-Day Energy Diet, which helps you overcome exhaustion and come back to life.


    At the same time, you'll lose weight effortlessly and reclaim or improve your health.


    Yuri has spent a whopping 14-plus immersed in the subject of energy and helping hundreds of thousands of men and women just like you.


    As you, of course, know, energy gives you the foundation for a great life and amazing health.


    Join us live or later, at your convenience, on this Gab with the Gurus Show, to find out how to get energy all day long with Yuri Elkaim.


    Yuri will give you:



    Tips to double your energy in 7 days or less.
    Ideas to improve your health.


    FYI, join us to discover how to get 10 amazing bonuses worth $511 from Yuri, too, when you grab your copy of the book.


    Please pass the word to your pooped out friends and relatives, who need this valuable information.

  • 01:33

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin: Enbridge Protesters | Romance Writer

    in Current Events

    Bruce Noble, John Endrizzi and Linda Wyeth are working to raise awareness of Enbridge pipeline, which runs through 12 counties in Wisconsin, including Rock, where it passes under the Rock river.   Grassroots Pipeline Awareness Group works to bring awareness to this important fact.  It also advocates for proper training for those in public safety who would be dealing with the aftermath, should the unthinkable happen, which is does with some regularity.


    Cinder Roherty is a writer of several adult romance novels, several of which she has self-published.  Most recently, Cinder has also written a young adult novel.  In the studio, Cinder shared her approach to writing, how she develops her characters, and the importance of asking “What if?”


    Draven Umbra is a local resident who started a GoFundMe site, looking to raise funds to create a Hackerspace here in Janesville.   What is Hackerspace?  Wikipedia defines it as “a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialize and collaborate.”  Draven shared his reasons behind deciding to give this idea a try, and why he feels it is needed in Janesville.


    Next, Draven Umbra shared his passion for scary clowns and make up, which he puts on full display, as a regular cast member of Forest of Freaks, a popular outdoor haunted house.


    This episode is brought to you by:


    “Raising Abel, Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD


    The “A” Team, LLC: your Facebook specialists.


    United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and artists in Rock County.


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.  


    Listen to past podcasts at www.DiscoverJanesville.com.  Follow the show on Facebook at Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin.  

  • 01:39

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    Want to learn whether destination wedding should be the choice for you on your special day? Lisa Sheldon is Executive Director of Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialists Association and she stopped in to talk about the latest trends in designation weddings and honeymoons including as “baby moons” and “volunteer moons”.


    1963 Chevy Impala with 11 miles on it was sitting at a dealer’s lot in Nebraska until it was purchased recently by a collector. Bob Clapper of Fagan Automotive stopped in to talk about the celebration planned for October 20th and 21st and this unique vehicle will be brought to Janesville and put on display at Fagan Automotive show room.


    Senator Tim Cullen stopped in to share his outlook for passing a law requiring school buses statewide to have seat belts for their precious cargo. The Senator also shared his thoughts on the Irish Fest and explained why his father voted for Joe McCarthy in 1946 and in 1952.


    Today’s program is brought to you by:


    The “A” Team – Your Facebook specialists
    Basics Cooperative and their Super Tuesday Sale (The next one is coming up on October 6)
    United Arts Alliance: Promoting and fostering arts in Rock County
    “Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD
    and
    My Office-JVL: Start your business here


    Be in the know. Discover Janesville.

  • 01:38

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin: Edmund Halabi | Adam Rutherford

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Edmund Halabi is more than the owner of a Janesville institution: Italian House. Edmund is a community booster and a strong supporter of local eateries.  Edmund shares his thoughts on why it is so hard for mom-and-pop restaurants to succeed, secrets to his success, and how we can make a huge difference by committing to eat at a local eatery just once every 6 months!


    Janesville Restaurant Review’s Adam Rutherford shared his thoughts on what makes a restaurant local, offered suggestions on some of his favorite local places to eat, and reminded everyone that the next Janesville Community Dinner will be at the Italian House on October 17th.


    Be in the know. Discover Janesville.


    This program was underwritten by "Raising Abel, the Life of Faith" by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.  Follow "Raising Abel by Ronald Ragotzy, MD" on Facebook.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.    

  • 01:33

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin brought to you by Basics Cooperative:


    Janesville Farmers Market Stephanie Aegerter stops in to update listeners on the winter farmer's market coming up this Saturday, February 1st and talk about her blog where she writes on healthy living.  


    Janesville Restaurant Review Facebook page founder and Janesville Community Page coadmin Adam Rutherford shared the story of a dangerous encounter with a pizza chain partially explaining his distate for chain restaurants. 


    New Executive Director of Literacy Connection, Pam Thomas stopped in to tell the listeners about her organization, upcoming trivia contest and how people can get involved.  


    Marc Perry of Community Action called in to talk about the upcoming homeless count in Janesvill and who will be included in the count. 


    Dan Hartung stopped in to discuss President's State of the Union speech, minimum wage impact on the economy, cold weather and passing of Pete Seeger.  


    All that and music by the show's house band: Pancake Riot.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.  

  • 01:14

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin: Dave Dyer | Richard Snyder

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Community announcements: ArtsFest, Janesville Irish Fest, United Arts Alliance membership drive, Tom Hathaway and Friends First Annual Fundraiser to Help Janesville Homeless and more.


    Dave Dyer called the program to talk about being a working comedian in the twenty first century, America, and about doing comedy poking fun at his family members.


    Richard Snyder stopped in to talk about his upcoming presentation at Janesville City Council, where he and his group are hoping to gain council's approval in renovating the old gas station next to Janesville Police Department building, turning it into a stained glass shop.  There, Richard would be making glass windows for the Oak Hill Chapel, for which community members have just raised $40,000 and City of Janesville contributed another $60,000 bringing the total to $100,000.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.  

  • 01:20

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin: Lars Prip has been a peaceful protester at the Capitol in Madison since 2011.  Lars shared with the listeners the reasons why he feels it is important to be involved with the protest movement, what it's like to deal with and be arrested by the Capitol police, and what he expects to happen tonight when Governor Scott Walker will give his State of the State address.  Next, responding to a discussion on Janesville Community Page, Vivian Creekmore called in to talk about masoginy and whether a 13 year old girl is ever at fault in a case of a sexual assault.  Mindy Curtis from Janesville Performing Arts Center stopped in to talk about her new position with JPAC as Director of Education and Community Outreach and about the acting classes being offered for kids.  Live music by Members of Pancake Riot was heard throughout the program as MOPR is now the house band for Discover Janesville!  Be in the know.  Discover Janesville. 

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