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The Rosie Network: Connecting You to Jobs We're talking to Navy spouses Stephanie Brown and Jill Ivie to discuss their new organization, The Rosie Network, which is helping to combat the problem of veteran and military spouse employment. The Rosie Network allows users to register on their site and create a customizable website which is free to military spouses and veteran entrepreneurs. Their organization was recently featured in Women's Day Magazine and has received a fiscal scholarship agreement from Naval Special Warfare Foundation.
The Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund: Changing Lives of our Wounded Warriors We're interviewing Karen Guenther, CEO of the Semper Fi Fund, a non-profit which provides immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. They direct urgently needed resources to post 9-11 service members within 24-72 hours of request.
Both the Semper Fi Fund and America's Fund are ranked as some of the best run charities around with an average 6% overhead, and the rest goes to helping others. Since 2004, the fund has issued more than 62,000 grants totaling more than $80 million to over 10,200 of our heroes and their families. They are there from day one, and our service members and their families will continue to need our help as they navigate lengthy recoveries and rejoin their communities.
Consider authorizing the City Manager to: (i) assign the duties and functions of the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) to the Community and Economic Development Department; (ii) allocate one (1) full–time limited term Events Coordinator and one (1) full-time limited term Administrative Office Assistant III position for a period of one (1) year pending Human Resources review and confirmation of the position classifications; (iii) amend the fiscal year 2015-2016 operating budget to transfer the appropriation of $249,071 from the City Manager’s Office to the Community and Economic Development Department; and (iv) prepare and proceed with an RFP for professional services to recommend and prepare a plan for the reorganization of marketing and promotion of conventions, visitors, tourism and sporting venues. (Funding Source: General Fund)
•Resolution authorizing the City Manager to assign the duties and functions of the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to the Community and Economic Development Department.
•Resolution allocating one full-time limited term Events Coordinator and one full-time limited term Administrative Office Assistant III position to the Community and Economic Development Department for a period of one year pending Human Resources review and confirmation of the position classifications.
•Resolution authorizing the City Manager to prepare and proceed with an RFP for professional services to recommend and prepare a plan for the reorganization of the marketing and promotion of conventions, visitors, tourism and sporting venues.
•Resolution amending the fiscal year 2015-2016 operating budget and authorizing the Director of Finance or her designee to transfer the appropriation of $249,071 from the City Manager’s Office to the Community and Economic Development Department.
On tonight’s show:
The Baltimore Sun has lost their mind over the Governor’s decision not to fund the Red Line boondoggle. The Governor has fired back. We’ll discuss.
In light of a terrible week last week, I give a little “pep talk” to Maryland conservatives on the way forward.
Josh Kurtz, the leader of the O’Malley cronies at Center Maryland has a list of “25 Republican Rising Stars”. I’ll share some thoughts on the list and who might be missing.
Maryland’s history is under assault, including by some Maryland Republicans, who want to remove a century old statue of Maryland’s only Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from the State House grounds.
Attention American Transportation Leaders - It is Time to Stop Toll Roads and Restore our Freeways!
Guests: Terri Hall - Texans for Toll-free Highways
Patrick Hand - Stop the Tolls
Americans know there are better ways to fund highways than TOLL TAXES. We know everyone's cost of living goes up with the cost of transportation. We know everyone benefits from transportation regardless of how many miles they drive on the highways. We know it is wrong for our local, state and federal representatives and quasi-governmental agencies to sell-off public infrastructure to foreign corporations. We know "Public Private Partnerships" are nothing more than a major source for governmental corruption. We know these individuals/representatives, quasi-governmental agencies and P3s are NOT working in the best interest of the American people. We know it is up to us to demand changes in transportation.
The time is now for Americans to come together to shut-down toll roads across the U.S.A. We can shut-down the toll roads if we work together.
Here are some of the grassroot groups working to stop toll roads:
North Carolina http://wideni77.org/
North Carolina http://www.stopthetollroad.com/index.html
Illinois - Indiana http://www.openlands.org/illiana
North Carolina http://www.notollsi95.com/position
If you are ready to take back our country and our freeways, contact these groups and get involved!
Dr. Annie Abram and Armin Brott, a fathering expert and the author of many books about fathers will discuss the importance of fathers in their children's lives. Although, there continues to be a stigma associated with "care-giving" dads, through out last two decades the role of the father has been increasingly recognized as just as important as that of the mother in determining the well being of children in every aspect of their development. For example, the involvement of a father in a girl's life is instrumental in how she thinks about herself as a woman, a worker,
and increases her confidence on every level. Of course, this is true for boys as well, largely through gender identification.
A former Marine, Armin Brott has devoted the last 20 years to providing men with the tools, support, and knowledge to help them become the fathers they want to be——and their families need them to be. His eight critically acclaimed books for fathers have sold well over a million copies. Titles include The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be and The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to the First Year. He has written on fatherhood for hundreds of newspapers and magazines and is a frequent guest on such television programs as the Today Show. He also writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column (Ask Mr. Dad), and hosts a syndicated radio show (Positive Parenting). He lives with his family in Oakland, California.
Sales, the final frontier.
Sorry, the phrase, "the final frontier", are the words from the hit, sci-fi show "Star Trek".
Well, you now have a business or maybe you have been practicing your trade for a few years.
The trend over the last 5-10 years has been to move away from connecting with people in face-to-face or telephone conversation in favor of "engaging" them over the Internet.
If you really want to be successful in selling, you can continue using digital platforms but you must realize that sales is a people business. It always has been, and it always will be.
Don't be afraid. You can do it. It's fun.
Try it today.
Come and explore Scripture with Shawn Weed. He's a Christian who, during his tour as a US Marine, had an awe inspiring encounter with death. He shared his testimony of that encounter as a guest of our show. He has stuck with us as our very special co-host of The Sunday Show. Monday through Thursday Chelene and Randy bring you the TRUTH of local, national, and international news events. On Fridays they take you on a musical break from the madness.
On Sundays, we change gears completely. This is a show we dedicate for worship, learning, and praise of our God. So open your Bibles, your hearts, and your minds as we journey together through the Word of God.
Sign up for our newsletter and show updates at www.thewakeupmissionshow.com You can also request your free copy of Scripture references used in Shawn's teachings. Be sure to submit your questions and prayer requests. We will respond to each and every email. This may take some time depending on the number of emails received so we ask for your patience.
Join Cassandre Dayne as she highlights artists who take their works to the edge. On Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 2pm EST, Pembroke Sinclair will talk with Cassandre on her latest release, her work with the Forsaken Imprint at Booktrope and her fascination with writing.
She has written an eclectic mix of fiction ranging from horror to sci-fi and even some westerns. Born in Rock Springs, Wyoming--the home of 56 nationalities--it is no wonder Pembroke ended up so creatively diverse. Her fascination with the notions of good and evil, demons and angels, and how the lines blur have inspired her writing. Pembroke lives in Laramie, Wyoming, with her husband, two spirited boys, a black lab named Ryder, and a rescue kitty named Alia, who happens to be the sweetest, most adorable kitty in the world! She cannot say no to dessert, orange soda, or cinnamon. She loves rats and tatts and rock and roll and wants to be an alien queen when she grows up.
Join and enjoy...if you dare...
Christians are the ultimate CONSUMERS! In particular, African American Christians are the worse!
In an economic climate that has grossed over $500 Billion Dollars in revenue since 1990, what does the Body and Christ have to show for it? How many churches own businesses that benefit the church as a whole and not only the pastor? What investments does the church have in real estate or small business?
Does the church partner with small business people in their congregation and fund their dreams and visions?
Who will take a stand and demand that the tithe be eliminated and the a general fund be created for the betterment of the entire Body?
We goin' in on P2T this morning...We can't wait any longer!
In this episode redo, we will look at the fearsome sea lizards, the mosasaurs! Plus, three important news stories, a new director for the MEG movie, and Greg has got us a great book recommendation. Our PFW is a Cretaceous equal to the polar bear, and to top it all off with a battle between reptilian collossi. XD We will be taking calls around 7:20-7:30 pm EST.
Also, thank you to all of our listeners for your paitence XD
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