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We create a space for conversation about our community with those helping create it. Starting with our Northwest corner of Montana, we hope to inspire our listeners with ways to engage within your community. Season 1: By sharing the voices of those who inspire us with their leadership, we hope to highlight the origins of their abilities to: Ask, Empower, and Serve.

We create a space for conversation about our community with those helping create it. Starting with our Northwest corner of Montana, we hope to inspire our listeners with ways to engage within your community. Season 1: By sharing the voices of those who inspire us with their leadership, we hope to highlight the origins of their abilities to: Ask, Empower, and Serve.
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We create a space for conversation about our community with those helping create it. Starting with our Northwest corner of Montana, we hope to inspire our listeners with ways to engage within your community. Season 1: By sharing the voices of those who inspire us with their leadership, we hope to highlight the origins of their abilities to: Ask, Empower, and Serve.

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English


Episodes

Episode 18 Chris Krager

5/16/2019
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Chris Krager is the executive director of the homeless shelter in Kalispell, Montana known as the Samaritan House. He's also an accomplished musician. His passion for people and connection provides a natural platform from which he's grown both careers. He's a helper at heart and genuinely hopes to keep making a difference in people's lives. We hope you enjoy getting to know Chris.

Duration:01:07:41

Episode 19 Jessica Loti LaFerriere

5/6/2019
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Jessica "Loti" serves on the leadership team for Love Lives Here (www.loveliveshereflathead.org). She has been an integral part in the creation of events including: Love Not Hate, Missing Sisters and the Kalispell Women's March. In a time where polarizing language seems to surround social issues, Love Lives Here promotes language of acceptance and community. Rather than protesting their opponents or responding with force, Love Lives Here creates and supports local events in celebration of...

Duration:01:00:11

Episoe 16 Kelly Kirksey & Shelby Olivier

4/15/2019
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Kelly Kirksey and Shelby Olivier are starting their own podcast called "The Missing Peace." They will discuss their experiences, struggles, and, most importantly, their hope as parents raising kids with special needs. Their message and energy inspires us and those around them. On this episode they discuss their constant search for resources for their kids, and how, until now, there has not been a podcast dedicated to these families. We hope you find hope in their tireless love and their...

Duration:00:57:36

Episode 15 Alan Myers Davis

4/1/2019
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This episode features Alan Myers-Davis, the Director of Development for the Whitefish Legacy Partners. He brings a unique vision of the importance of diversity within community. We discuss the values that motivate him to create a sense of ownership and community in the setting of the outdoors. We also hear about ways we can all get involved, using our own strengths to improve the community as a whole.

Duration:01:16:02

Episode 14 Lynn Stoll

3/25/2019
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Lynn Stoll is a fitness instructor in Kalispell, Montana. She also works for a non-profit called "My Montana Wedding" as the Editor and Designer of their yearly publication. She has inspired us with her drive to motivate others with her words and actions. She leads high intensity interval workout classes, taking extra time to learn about her participants, and harnessing their strengths to promote steady self improvement. In addition, she's an amazing mom and wife to a law enforcement...

Duration:00:55:25

Episode 13: Joel Shehan

3/17/2019
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Joel Shehan is a mountain athlete and physical therapist. His dedication to mountain sports and his growing success as a competitive athlete inspires those around him, but he doesn't stop at simply succeeding in his own pursuits. His attitude of inclusion and progress creates a space for those around him to push their limits, whatever their discipline may be. Additionally he continually seeks the balance between family, training, work, and self maintenance.

Duration:01:07:31

Episode 12 Megan Couser

3/5/2019
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Megan Couser and her husband Noah Couser have a powerful message about self worth that they have successfully shared with the Flathead Valley and the across the world. Noah's YouTube channel promotes ways to address some of the most common social struggles experienced by adolescents. Megan and Noah also created live events to use their stories and the stories of community members to help solidify the relevance of their cause. We hope you're inspired by her episode and their work!

Duration:00:58:24

Episode 11 Dan Heskett

3/2/2019
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Dan Heskett leads Northridge Lutheran Church in a mission to consciously engage in the world and touch people's lives. In this episode we discuss his experience as a Pastor and how that has been shaped by his studies of contemplative prayer and self reflection. We also discuss his time on the Rocky Boy Reservation, his drive to find balance and his journey as a family man. We hope you enjoy this episode!

Duration:01:14:18

Episode 10: Jessica Brennecke

2/25/2019
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Jessica "Jess" owns and operates a fitness company called Anchor Fit. She talks about the way she's overcome the self-imposed limitations on creativity and goals that we all deal with in our own ways. She also talks about the development of her motivational style, which balances self worth and self improvement. We hope you love her episode!

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 9: Burket Kniveton

2/15/2019
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Burket Kniveton works at the Center for Restorative Youth Justice in Kalispell, MT. He has a passion for impacting the next generation and he's taken consistent steps toward helping adolescents realize their true potential. He is an avid seeker of adventure and a fantastic photographer. We loved our conversation with Burket, and we hope you do too.

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 8: Faith Corpron

2/9/2019
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Faith Corpron's list of training and growth includes: massage therapy, meditation, marketing and sales. She's diversified her capabilities to better serve those around her. She creates community on several levels, most publicly with the direct sales company, Mary Kay. She is a person who beams with positivity while honestly acknowledging areas for improvement. Listen in and meet Faith!

Duration:00:53:28

Episode 7: Chris Kulp

2/3/2019
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Chris is an Architect with 100 Fold Studio in Lakeside, MT. He has traveled the world with his education and career and his perspective has continued to evolve. He consciously develops his efforts to empower those around him with a fundamental desire to serve those he meets.

Duration:00:53:29

Episode 6: Jana Sund

1/27/2019
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Jana Sund is a local midwife to the Kalispell, MT area. Jana is truly an expert in her field. She has walked through many hardships and celebrations involving motherhood and childbirth. This interview is full of laughter and life. If you are a man, woman, have children or do not, chances are you can glean some insight from this conversation!

Duration:01:04:39

Episode 5: Matt Pollard

1/21/2019
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Matt Pollard is a close friend of ours and recently moved from a teaching career to opening his own business. We discuss his biggest challenges in operating a coffee shop in a ski town. We also explore his motivations to continue engaging the world around him with thoughtful questions, intentional empowerment and genuine service.

Duration:00:55:46

Episode 4: Sarah Cameron

1/14/2019
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This episode features a loyal friend of the Shobe's, Sarah Cameron. Sarah leads an active family life and has climbed the leadership ladder in a home-based sales company called Norwex. She somehow maintains her friendships, business and customer relationships with a consistency that is hard to find.

Duration:00:45:19

Episode 3: Mark Sanders

1/14/2019
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Mark Sanders is a friend of ours who lives, works and recreates in Kalispell, MT. He is also hunter, a father, an engineer, a skilled conversationalist and a leader in the Flathead Valley. This episode explores the origins of his desire to serve beyond the confines of his job and his home, and his ability to create leaders around him.

Duration:01:07:57

Episode 2: Justin Shobe

1/14/2019
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This episode features one of the hosts, Justin Shobe, focusing on his inspiration for beginning the CONNECT MT podcast. Justin describes his influences and worldviews that have contributed to his growth as a husband, dad, athlete, healthcare provider, and musician.

Duration:00:28:47

Episode 1: Julie Shobe

1/14/2019
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This episode features one of the CONNECT MT hosts, Julie Shobe. We find out more about Julie's drive for self improvement, leadership and adventure.

Duration:00:27:45