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There is a global effort to raise awareness about a sport that is reducing the global population of many species to the brink of extinction, especially the lions and tigers. Canned hunting or trophy hunting facilities offer their customers the opportunity to kill exotic and native animals trapped within enclosures. In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, author and animal advocate, Matthew Payne, talks to June Stoyer about his best-selling book called "A Father's Pride," as well as his amazing efforts to promote wildlife conservation education with an organization that he founded called “So What”! The proceeds from this book support an amazing organization called LionAid.org. Please support their efforts!
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Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington talks with us about what's going on in Jefferson County.
David Carrington is now serving in his second term on the Jefferson County Commission. He was first elected to the Commission in November 2010, after serving on the Vestavia Hills City Council for six years, four of which as its president. During his tenure on the council, from 2004 to 2010, the city experienced significant improvements in its financial performance, strategically purchased land for economic development and constructed a new state-of-the art community library and four Olympic-sized community athletic fields.
Immediately after being sworn into office as a county commissioner, David was elected by his fellow commissioners to serve as the Commission President. In this capacity, David played a key role in developing and executing the financial strategy that led to Jefferson County exiting bankruptcy more than a year ahead of schedule and saving its citizens billions of dollars in future debt and interest payments.
David was re-elected to the County Commission in November 2014 and now chairs the Commission’s Finance, Information Technology and Business Development Committee, where he has the opportunity to focus his entrepreneurial energies on economic development and job creation.
Professionally, David is President of RacingUSA.com, the world’s most frequently shopped, independently-owned NASCAR store.
He and his wife Sonia are active members of Shades Mountain Baptist Church and have two sons, two granddaughters and five grandsons.
We'll speak with members of Blessed Sacrament Church on how they became recognized on the National Historic Register, the vibrant church community they continue to serve in the West End area, how members drive from all over the Greater Birmingham Area to continue to worship there, how they serve the community, and their legendary annual Lasagna Dinner coming up Saturday, April 30th.
Our weekly internet talk radio show is excited to have as our guest, Pastor Lawton Higgs, Sr. a noted activist for the poor, homeless and improved race relations who is also an activist for public transportation in support of a better life for all.
We'll discuss the need for public transportation, the different types of public transportation, the challenges it faces, and how we all benefit from it, especially in the Birmingham area.
We will entertain call ins and social media questions as well.
General Manager, Jonathan Nelson joins us to discuss the upcoming season for the Birmingham Barons, along with upcoming special events to take advantage of for the 2016 season.
Don Stewart is a local treasure that creates amazing composite art. We'll talk to him about leaving a medical career to follow his passion in Art, where he gets his ideas, and take calls from our audience.
Don Stewart received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Art at Birmingham-Southern College in 1981, paying his way with a nightclub act as a comic ventriloquist. Initially he enrolled in art classes as a change of pace from a rigorous premedical curriculum. Soon, however, he was exposed to the idea of composite imagery, and began exploring techniques in ballpoint drawing - even when a professor refused to allow the pen in his studio.
Don continued to pursue artistic interests as a hobby during medical training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After receiving his M.D. in 1985, Dr. Stewart completed an internship in surgery at the Mayo Clinic, but the lifestyle of a surgical resident clashed with his creative side. By year’s end, Don opted to discontinue his medical studies, after accepting awards for both short fiction and poetry, and publishing his first two composite drawings.
The author of two books, he currently limits his medical practice to disorcers of the funny bone.
The first ever Forte Music Festival: A celebration of sound supporting Scrollworks is a concert featuring local musicians plus a silent auction that will take place at Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve from 3 PM to 7 PM on April 2, 2016. This is the primary fundraising event for Scrollworks. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at fortemusicfestival.eventbrite.com.
The event will feature live music by local bands Chelsey Whild, Young Defenders of the Constitution, Raquel Lily, Looksy, and Yukon Moon with host Max Rykov. The silent auction features items from local and national restaurants, artists, and businesses. Food and drinks are included in the ticket price and will be provided by Jim ‘N Nick’s, Rojo, Bryon Rickard Catering, Buffalo Rock, Golden Flake, Bud's Best Cookies, Steel City Pops, and Insomnia Cookies.
Our guest speaker, Jessica Chriesman is the Media Specialist at Scrollworks and coordinator of this event. She began at Scrollworks as a guitar student when she was in high school and started working as a work study student there throughout her time at UAB.
On today's TRUNEWS, host Rick Wiles broadcasts from the National Religious Broadcaster's Convention in Nashville, and welcomes Ken Ham, founder and CEO of Answers in Genesis, who shares the vision for the soon-to-open Ark Encounter. Then, Paul Cole of Christian Men's Network drops by to share the excitement of the release of the PRAZOR app. Then, Rick is joined by two TRUNEWS listeners with compelling testimonies and ministry updates.
Join us as we sit down and talk shop with Randy "Ham" Barnhouse. Barnhouse graduated in Flat River, MO. in 1972 and went on to become a military police seargent from 1974 to 77. Randy was a diver that worked on the Atocha. He was a salvage diver from 1985 to 1989. He also worked the 1715 fleet as well in 93, 05, and 2011. From 2013 to present he has been investigating and digging at the Mark Twain boy hood home in MO looking for artifacts directly linked to Twain and his family in MO.
So join us and hear about some orf Randy's many experiences and adventures in the hobby of treasure hunting and salvage and recovery as he discusses a day in the life of a diver during the hay day of the main pile,...The procedures, the work, the frustrations, the victories, the laughs, and yes...the tears too. What it's really like from hitting the deck in the morning to hitting the sack at night.
Randy is quoted as saying "So much is involved besides putting on your tanks and scooping up treasure. I will not feel like a glory hog, we do stand on the shoulders of giants before us.".
Grab your favorite pair of leg warmers and a slice of pizza for this week's show!
ABOUT EPISODE TWO:
This week's episode is looking at the Julia Roberts film "Mystic Pizza." Also Kellie will be chatting about making homemade pizza like pineapple and ham, and mushroom and pepperomini pizza. Also she'll talk about her cheat garlic bread. You won't want to miss this week's episode if you're addicted to pizza!!
ABOUT THE SHOW:
If you like food and movies that deal with the subject you'll love this new Thursday Morning Show then! For example, "The Foodie Who Loves Celluloid" will have episodes about movies like "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes," "Julie & Julia," "Babette's Feast," etc. Also some episodes will deal with celeb recipes, movies that aren't exactly about food, but recipes that go with them, and of course recipes for any movie themed night! So that's what you get when you listen to "The Foodie Who Loves Celluloid."