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Starting with their move to Swaziland in July 2006, boomers Rick and Wendy Walleigh lived in Africa for 18 months as part of their “new careers.” Much more than just an adventure trip, their inspiring Swaziland and Kenya experiences while working for international development organization TechnoServe are documented in their new book, 'From Silicon Valley to Swaziland: How One Couple Found Purpose & Adventure in an Encore Career.'
Listen to Rick and Wendy Walleigh's Big Blend Radio conversation with hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith, and watch for their upcoming feature in the July issue of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine.
This interview originally aired on May 17, 2015, as part of Big Blend Radio's Vacation Station Travel Radio Expo, that broadcasted live from the Yerington Inn, in western Nevada.
Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers for episode #27 of Stand Up Hudson Valley. This week, our guest will be a real estate expert who will discuss "Blockbusting." What it is, what it isn't, and what you can do if you believe you are being "Blolckbusted."
We'll also provide updates on the Skoufis DEC/Annexation Bills, and the KJ Annexation in general.
"Stand Up Hudson Valley" is a live, call-in podcast. Remember, not only is public comment allowed, it's encouraged. Even if it's not on the agenda!
Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers for episode #26 of Stand Up Hudson Valley. The show will air on Sunday June 14, from 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM.
This show will be dedicated to the Joint Public Hearing / SEQRA Hearing, which was held on June 10 in Kiryas Joel. We'll provide a synopsis and updates about the annexation. Listeners can call in with any questions or comments throughout the show.
Stand Up Hudson Valley is a live call-in podcast. Not only is public comment welcomed, it's encouraged. Even if it's NOT on the agenda!
Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers for episode number 25 of "Stand Up Hudson Valley. " the Kiryas Joel annexation hearing is just days away. Please tune in for some important background and information on this attempt at an illegal land grab.
Stand Up Hudson Valley is a live call-in podcast. Not only is public comment allowed, it's encouraged. Even if it's not on the agenda!
Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers for episode #24 of "Stand Up Hudson Valley."
As the Kiryas Joel annexation hearing draws near, we'll discuss United Monroe's latest letter to the Monroe Town Board, which details how the Village of Kiryas Joel was formed out of a desire to skirt zoning and building laws in mid-70's Monroe.
"Stand Up Hudson Valley" is a live, call-in podcast. Not only is public comment permitted, it's encouraged. Even if it's NOT on the agenda!
After a brief hiatus and some technical difficulties, Stand Up Hudson Valley Is Back!
There is much going on with the impending Kiryas Joel annexation hearing, scheduled for June 10th. Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers to discuss the issues.
For topic discussion and questions for the hosts, please post in advance on https://www.facebook.com/StandUpHudsonValley?fref=ts
Stand Up Hudson Valley is a live, call-in podcast. Not only is public comment welcome, it's encouraged! Even if it's not on the agenda!!
When it comes to information technology, Robert Cringely knows what he's talking about. He's spent the last 30 years in the PC business, and some of Silicon Valley's best and brightest bend his ear frequently. Robert sorts through their tidbits and reports on it through his columns in major magazines and newspapers as well as his documentaries and books. As a tech insider, he wrote the famous "Notes from the Field" column for InfoWorld from 1987-1995. His work frequently appears in the New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, Upside, Success, and Worth. His first book, "Accidental Empires: How the Boys of Silicon Valley Make Their Millions, Battle Foreign Competition, and Still Can't Get a Date," is a best-seller. His PBS documentaries have aired in more than 60 countries. In today's episode, he discusses his latest book, "The Decline and Fall of IBM."
Join us tonight for "Stand Up Hudson Valley" episode 22. Tonight we'll discuss the following issues:
Last week's "Preserve Hudson Valley" fundraiser to help fight Kiryas Joel Annexation
Impact and involvement of annexation on neighboring communities.
Orange County's approval to fund the County Executive's parallel review of the annexation SEQRA
The "LLC Problem" and how it contributes to corruption in New York State.
Stand Up Hudson Valley is a live call-in podcast. Not only is public comment welcome, it's encouraged - even if it's not on the agenda!
Stand up Hudson Valley will be moving to Wednesdays during the nice weather.
However, in light of the late Friday release of the Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS) for the 507 Acre annexation, we will have a special, shortened edition of the show tonight.
Please listen to this special show, which will run about one hour. The phone lines will be open for your comments, as usual.
John & Emily
Please tune in to Stand Up Hudson Valley Episode 20 tonight at 7 PM. Hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers will discuss the latest on "Salt-gate," the manufactured controversy that has roiled the relationship between the Town Board and the Monroe Highway Superintendant over the past months. It's so bad that the April 20 Town Board meeting degenerated into a shouting match between the Supervisor and the Hwy. Superintendant that lasted about an hour.
All this prior to announcing a "rules of civility" for meeting attendees.
John and Emily will also detail the plan by the KJPE to drive down property values through annexation. Also, how this annexation - if passed - will have grave consequences on the MW School District and our childrens' education.
Stand Up Hudson Valley is a live, call in podcast, where public comment is not only welcome, its encouraged. Even if it's NOT ON THE AGENDA!
We have a full hour of women who made the headlines this past week and delving deeper into topics affecting women. From Super Bowl 49 to the American Sniper to Measles. We give a shout and recognize and great campaign sponsored by PlaidforWomen.com called the #NoMeanGirls campaign and how we can all take part on this movement.
We take on two of the hottest topics trending this week with the February cover of the Newsweek Magazine, "What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women" to Carly Fiorina's interviews on being called a "token bimbo" and her client meeting at a strip club. Stay tuned and informed on women making the headlines from the global stage to the entertainment arena, we cover it to bring you all the top women in th headlines on the Power Lunch.
Join hosts John Allegro and Emily Convers for "Stand Up Hudson Valley" episode 19.
Tonight, we'll speak with a special guest named Michelle. Michelle has a troubling story to tell about her interactions with the Town of Monroe Dog Control Officer, who approached her home twice in one week with questionable motives.
We'll also recap this week's Orange County Forum on the Kiryas Joel Annexation, which was held on April 16th at Central Valley Elementary.
And of course, all calls are welcome. "Stand Up Hudson Valley" is a live, call-in podcast, where pulic comment is not only allowed, it's welcome. Even if it's NOT on the agenda!
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