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Kelly Bates owns two pet food and supply retail locations in the North San Diego area, where she is able to share her passion for pet nutrition with the surrounding communities. She has been in the pet industry since 1999 and previously owned a pet sitting business. She graduated from California State University San Marcos in 2004 with a BS in Biology. Her degree has served her well in the pet industry, helping to determine the quality of products she wants to carry. This has enabled her to educate her staff and customers about the quality of products she stands behind in her retail locations.
Ms. Bates currently serves on the Board of Directors of two Non-profit organizations and had served in one business organization. She has served as Secretary for Canine Angels Service Teams since 2013. CAST raises and trains service dogs for children with special needs. She also serves as Treasurer for the Fallbrook Chorale, as she has loved singing since the age of 5. She also served as Secretary and Treasurer for BNI, Business Networking and Referrals International, from 2005-2010.
Ms. Bates is currently focusing on raising awareness for local rescues in the immediate area. Each month, Pet Nutrition Center hosts a pet party, which raises funds to be donated to the rescue or organization for that month. Twice a year Ms. Bates collaborates with her vendors to collect over 50 raffle baskets to support CAST at their annual graduation and during PNC's anniversary event. Kelly currently resides in Fallbrook, CA.
DocRadio presents Modern Combat Masters with Host Professor Darrell Sarjeant and Co-Host & Executive Producer Kancho Dan Vena. Tonights Special Guest is Grand Master Gary Parker, please join us this Wednesday night at 9 PM EST for this very special interview. Guests can call into the show by dialing 1-(646)-716-6825.
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Gary Parker was born in Columbus, Georgia, and began training in Kodokan Judo as a high school student in 1984; after high school graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, and was stationed at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. Shortly after arrival in Okinawa, Parker enrolled in the Hamagawa Dojo, where he learned under the watchful eye of Takamiyagi Hiroshi, Hanshi – The founder of Goshukan-Ryu Karate. After separation from the Air Force, he was granted a visa and continued to live and train in Okinawa until 1996, when he moved back to his native Georgia in the United States. Parker received authorization to teach Goshukan-Ryu in America, and opened the first branch Okinawa Goshukan-Ryu Dojo outside of Okinawa in 1999.
As the senior American student of Takamiyagi Hiroshi, Mr. Parker serves as the North American Honbu-Cho/Director for Goshukan-Ryu Karate; he also hosts the annual Goshukan Gasshuku, and teaches at regional training camps and seminars as he works passionately to spread his teacher’s art and the values of Okinawan Karate and Wu Zhu Quan (Five Ancestor Kenpo).
He is the pioneer of Okinawa Goshukan-Ryu Karate in North America, and is the author of dozens of articles and has worked in both the Private Security industry, honing his skills in the tactical training field, in addition to being a small business owner, and a corporate trainer.
What would be the benefits of changing and/or infusing an African Centered Education into the public schools of Philadelphia and abandoning the eurocentric pedagogy? Over 50% of the student population in Philadelphia are Afrikan scholars born in America and according to the most recent stastics found in the The Notebook, (a newspaper publication that deals with the Philadelphia public schools), "Pennsylvania is one of 20 states in which the African American graduation rate is below 66 percent, and one of 16 states in which the Latino graduation rate is below 66 percent (both are 65 percent). The gap between White and Black graduation rates and White and Latino graduation rates is, in both cases, 23 percentage points. The White graduation rate in Pennsylvania now stands at 88 percent." In the opinion of Afrikan an African Centered core curriculum is not only necessary, it is long over due.
My special guest this evening is Dr. Jalaal Hayes, a born and raised scholar of North Philadelphia who graduated high school at 15 and college at 18, (Lincoln University), and became the youngest man to earn a Ph.D from Delaware State Universuty at the age of 22. This amazing brother's doctorate is in chemistry, and instead of going for six figures he is a teacher in one of South Philadelphia's public neighborhood charter high schools. He currently has his own tutoring company. I hope you will join us as Dr. Jalaal Hayes weighs in on the state of the Philadelphia public school system from a first person Afrikan perspective.
I’ve lived in San Diego most my life and love it here! I have a Business Degree from Cal Poly, Pomona and started to work in marketing at Hewlett-Packard Co. after graduation. I was able to use my creativity and writing skills in my job as a trade show specialist at H.P. I’m married and have two daughters that are in college who have inspired me to write Young Fiction/Middle Grade chapter books. As I would volunteer in their classes, I would notice that many students would struggle as they read chapter books. I also noticed that the books they liked to read the most were books that had action, adventure, and many were mysteries. I observed from raising my kids that the better they could read, the easier it was to keep up in their classes in middle school, high school and college. Therefore, I began to create my characters and eventually write a series of chapter books called The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie. The feedback I’ve been getting from students in grades 3 and up has been amazing! The readers can relate to the main characters, Sophie and Scottie, as well as the support characters that can be almost anything! I’m inspired from the feedback and the awards I’ve received to continue with this series. I have two books published: Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery, and Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy. My third book, Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock is now in editing.
Millenials today are struggling to survive. If they are lucky enough to graduate from college, they are usually faced -- after graduation -- with paying down huge student loans while trying to enter a job market that has few jobs available. They may have to take a low-paying job or an unpaid internship. Today we will ask several millennials to describe the difficulties they face as they seek to start or advance their careers. Two or three experienced professionals will act as mentors, sharing career-advancement strategies that might work.
Our guest today is a Philly girl, with Boston roots. Both her parents were teachers, who instilled in her at an early age, the love of travel, the arts, and learning. She majored in Education & Drama at Drexel University. After graduation she worked as an Associate Producer and Talent Coordinator at KYW-TV and freelanced at NBC News. She, also, continued her acting studies at the Walnut Street Theater and has appeared in numerous movies and commericals filmed locally in Philadelphia and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild. Jane currently co-hosts a Blog Talk Radio show with her best friend, Tosha called The Chit Chat Chicks Live… 3 years and still going strong.
She is an avid, self taught, photographer who finds beauty in everything. Her photographs are featured in her newest WordPress Blog “Perceptions” Photography by Jane. Her second blog, Symptoms of a Brain Cloud, is, what she calls her “venting” blog, where she writes about her life experiences. Jane has traveled throughout the US, regularly visiting her favorite cities, New York and LA. Her travels have, also, taken her to Mexico, Canada, Europe and the Middle East. She is an advocate for adoption, animal rescue and finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis.
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Today on Unspoken Words, Robert Dunn chats with co-founders of ofakind Erica Cerulo & Claire Mazur! Claire and Erica met at University of Chicago in 2002 when a mutual frenemy introduced them, suggesting they should be friends because they both, at some point during their college careers, dated (Division III) basketball players. They quickly realized they had other things in common, an appreciation of fashion and a Tracy Flick-like approach to their extracurriculars among them. Both girls moved to New York post-graduation, and often found themselves talking about peers who had started businesses and their mutual admiration for those who had taken the plunge. When they conceptualized Of a Kind—over the course of 25 frantic emails in 12 hours—they knew they had to pursue it.
Just because you've been in school the longest doesn't mean you're the smartest.
Why have people who have been a part of the cultural conscious community so long they should be eligible for retirement and a pension still not figured out and embraced nationhood and REAL Black Afrikan Power?
Call into the show so we can figure out how to get these people to their graduation ceremony.
On the February 3, 2016 edition of "Nature Of Reality Radio" I welcome Dr. Rita Louise who is the founder of the Institute of Applied Energetics and the host of Just Energy Radio. She is a Naturopathic Physician and a 20-year veteran in the Human Potential Field. Her unique gift as a medical intuitive and clairvoyant illuminates and enlivens her work. She is the author of the books Man-Made: The Chronicles Of Our Extraterrestrial Gods , Avoiding The Cosmic 2X4 , Dark Angels: An Insider’s Guide To Ghosts, Spirits & Attached Entities and The Power Within.
She has produced a number of video shorts who’s titles include: Ancient Aliens, Genetic Engineering & The Rise Of Civilization, The Truth About The Nephilim Giants, Deceit, Lies & Deception: The Reptilian Agenda, Paranormal Phenomena: Attached Entities – The Bad Kids Of The Spirit World, Ghosts, Gods & Myth, The Secret To The Law Of Attraction and Reincarnation: Have We Been Here Before?
Dr. Louise credits early childhood influences for the direction her life would take. By the age of 8, she began searching for spiritual self-discovery pursuing topics including health and wellness, philosophy and the esoteric arts and sciences, including a deep interest in ancient traditions, culture, archeology and human origins. Dr. Louise is a graduate of the Berkeley Psychic Institute where she studied meditation, energy medicine, and learned how to perform clairvoyant readings. After graduation, Dr. Louise returned to school full time, earning a degree as a Naturopath and then her Ph.D. in Natural Health Counseling. She has also earned the distinction of Reiki Master and Certified Hypnotherapist.
Dr. Louise's site: http://soulhealer.com
The Total Tutor Neil Haley and Coach Karen Hall will interview Chuck Cooper, Jr. Will Discuss His Legendary Father And His Foundation.
About the Foundation
The Chuck Cooper Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit dedicated to honoring the legacy of Chuck Cooper by helping further the education of our young people. The mission of The Chuck Cooper Foundation is to continue the legacy of Charles “Chuck” Cooper, the first African-American drafted into the National Basketball Association, by awarding graduate-level scholarships and by providing comprehensive leadership development, professional skills, and opportunities to underserved students.
As he approached his graduation from Duquesne in 1950 with a bachelor’s degree in education, Cooper signed on with the famed touring all-black Harlem Globetrotters team. On April 25, 1950, Cooper was selected in the second round of the NBA draft by Boston Celtics owner Walter Brown. When an associate pointed out that Cooper was black, Brown answered that he didn’t care whether Cooper was “striped, plaid, or polka dot.”
The 6-foot, 5-inch, 200-lb. Cooper made his debut with the Celtics on November 1, 1950, and he went on to produce a strong rookie season. He played in 66 games, averaging 9.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game and sparking a renaissance in the Celtics’ drooping fortunes. Cooper formed bonds with his teammates, including future Celtics great Bob Cousy, with whom he would sometimes go out in the evening to listen to jazz concerts. During his basketball career, in addition to playing with the Celtics, Cooper also played with the Milwaukee Hawks and the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Pistons. While with the Pistons, he played in the 1956 NBA Championship.
PRESENTING THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR
Congrats to our ASCA guest, Katherine Pastor, school counselor of the year from Flagstaff High School in, where else, Flagstaff AZ...increasing graduation rate,college/career prep par excellence
Presented by Advance Path Academics
Had a great last few days viewing my daughter becoming a woman. Graduation was fantastic. So Proud of her. And the Election of 2016......What else you got!
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