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Diving into important topics in the town of Holly Springs, North Carolina. Asking the right people the right questions.

Diving into important topics in the town of Holly Springs, North Carolina. Asking the right people the right questions.

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Diving into important topics in the town of Holly Springs, North Carolina. Asking the right people the right questions.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 51 - Nutrition Coach Tania Tafilowski

1/19/2021
This week, hear from local Nutrition Coach Tania Tafilowski as she helps us *really* make the changes in our nutrition that we seem to resolve to make every January. Nourish Nutrition's Facebook Page Email Tania at coachtaniat@gmail.com. A penny doubled every day for a month The meal planning tool neither Tania nor I could think of was eMeals. Listening to this podcast is free, but making it is definitely not. If you'd like to support the show, visit my Patreon page. Support the show...

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 50 - SANTA Answers Lots of Questions

12/22/2020
It's my 50th episode, and I can't think of anyone better to commemorate this important occasion than Santa Claus himself! We chatted about COVID, the reindeer, how to get on and stay on the nice list, logistics of the big night and more. ------------------------- Listening to this podcast is free, but making it is definitely not. If you'd like to support the show, visit my Patreon page. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/hollyspringsdeepdive)

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 49 - NC House District 37 Candidates Sydney Batch and Erin Paré

10/27/2020
Representative Sydney Batch's Official NCGA Page Representative Sydney Batch's Campaign Website Representative Sydney Batch's Campaign Facebook Page Erin Paré's Campaign Website Erin Paré's Campaign Facebook Page Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/hollyspringsdeepdive)

Duration:00:40:00

Episode 48 NC State Senate District 17 Candidates

10/13/2020
Senator Sam Searcy's Official NCGA Page Senator Sam Searcy's Campaign Website Senator Sam Searcy's Campaign Facebook Page Mark Cavaliero's Campaign Website Mark Cavaliero's Campaign Facebook Page Contact Attempts Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/hollyspringsdeepdive)

Duration:00:34:18

Election 2020: District 8 Wake County Board of Education Candidate Lindsay Mahaffey

10/6/2020
Lindsay Mahaffey Campaign Page Lindsay Mahaffey Campaign Facebook Page Vote 411 Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/hollyspringsdeepdive)

Duration:00:45:35

Election 2020: District 8 Wake County Board of Education Candidate Steve Bergstrom

10/6/2020
Steve Bergstrom's Campaign Website Steve Bergstrom's Campaign Facebook Page Communication between HSDD and Mr. Bergstrom Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/hollyspringsdeepdive)

Duration:00:02:19

Episode 45 - In Memory

8/25/2020
Welcome to Episode 45 of the Holly Springs Deep Dive Podcast. I'm not playing my peppy little music sting this week. My mom died today, August 24, in the wee hours of the morning. She was entirely too young for this to have happened, but the autoimmune disease that she was able to control with varying degrees of success over the past 30+ years was finally too much for her body to handle. My mom was really shy most of her life, but she was so selfless and was nice to absolutely everyone....

Duration:00:01:47

Episode 44 - The Holly Springs Education Foundation

8/18/2020
This week, hear from one of the founders and one (ok, really two) of the board members from the Holly Springs Education Foundation. Find out why it was created, what they want to do, how you can help and more. Like the Holly Springs Education Foundation's Facebook page to keep up-to-date. If you're a teacher, fill out their survey to let them know your needs. What does "We must Maslow before we Bloom" mean? Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Bloom's Taxonomy Email the Holly Springs Education...

Duration:00:39:40

Episode 43 - DearHSHS

8/4/2020
A couple of very wise and caring students at Holly Springs High School have started an Instagram account called DearHSHS with some very specific and high-reaching goals. Hear from them today, with pseudonyms, about why they started it and what they're noticing about the submissions. Read some of their submissions. Let's help this generation by doing better ourselves as human beings. If you'd like to support the show, visit my Patreon page. Support the show...

Duration:00:28:54

Episode 42 - Experiences of a Local COVID-19 Nurse, Tommy Fayet

7/28/2020
Hear from the FIFTH nurse who tried to talk with me about their experiences caring for COVID-19 patients in the Triangle. The first four each cancelled at the last minute because of truly heartbreaking circumstances, from sheer exhaustion to trying to maintain their own family in their limited amount of free time to not being able to take a meal break because so many coworkers called out from their shifts that day. One even wanted to remain anonymous for fear of reprisal from the community...

Duration:00:38:54

Episode 41 - Being Gay in Holly Springs

6/30/2020
In honor of Pride Month 2020, I present to you two citizens of Holly Springs who happen to be in the LGBTQ community. They're our neighbors and friends, but they don't always get the sort of respect and care that they deserve. Hear their stories here, and resolve to do better. These two are just a small representation of the part of our town that identifies as LGBT or Q, and they're wonderful people to get to know. View these sobering statistics from The Trevor Project about suicide in...

Duration:00:54:14

Episode 40 - Chanel Wilkins, Founder of Impact Holly Springs

6/23/2020
This week, meet the founder of Impact Holly Springs, Chanel Wilkins. We talked about the Black Lives Matter march that took place this past Saturday in Holly Springs, about her goals for the group and plans for the future. She's a woman on a mission and I can't wait for you to meet her! Join the Impact Holly Springs Facebook group. Yes, the audio clip you hear was recorded from the #BLM march in Holly Springs on Saturday, June 20. It was a wonderful event! Interested in sponsorship...

Duration:00:38:50

Episode 39 - Being Black in Holly Springs

6/9/2020
These past two weeks have only added to my own level of reflection about the world we’re living in. Between the murder of George Floyd and local, national and worldwide protests, it’s hard to know which way is up. One thing I know for sure is that we as a society desperately need to start listening to our fellow human beings and community members who happen to have skin that’s darker than our own. That’s what this episode is: an opportunity for you to just listen. These are members of your...

Duration:00:42:17

Episode 38 - Angie Staheli, Creator/Mastermind of "Finding Patience"

5/26/2020
This week, hear the BIG NEWS from "Finding Patience" creator and writer Angie Staheli about her long-planned update for the play. It's a big reveal that I'm so proud she chose to reveal on this podcast. Thanks so much to Angie for taking the time to chat about this important piece of our community and its past, present, and future. For updates on the play, information about auditions and more, join this Facebook Group Watch Angie's TEDx talk about local history theater and why it's...

Duration:00:39:32

Episode 37 - Holly Springs Chamber Foundation Angel Fund for Businesses in Need

5/12/2020
This week, hear about the grants being awarded by the Holly Springs Chamber Foundation's Angel Fund to businesses in need during the pandemic. Find out how to donate money, about matching funds available, how to apply if you have a local business, and more. Thanks so much to Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Chante Pickard and Board Chair Justin Sellers for taking the time to chat about this very important topic to our local economy. Donate to the Angel Fund. Apply for...

Duration:00:25:22

Episode 36 - Anonymous Elementary School Teacher on the Topic of Online Learning During the COVID-19 Shutdown

5/5/2020
This week, hear from an anonymous elementary school teacher in Holly Springs about her experiences and her impressions thus far on how Wake County Public Schools, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, her school's administration, her peers, her students, and her students' parents are doing. Resources for parents: www.consciousdiscipline.com Interested in sponsorship options for YOUR Holly Springs business when this is all over? Email me at...

Duration:00:36:01

Episode 35 - Pat Haggard of the Holly Springs Food Cupboard

4/21/2020
This week, hear from the Executive Director of the Holly Springs Food Cupboard on what they're doing to keep donors and clients safe at the facility, what they need, the services they're providing, how to donate, how to get services, and more. Check out the Holly Springs Food Cupboard website, and their Facebook page for the most up-to-date information. Need a delivery because of special circumstances? Email the HSFC at info@hsfoodcupboard.org or call 919.577.2210. Mail donations via...

Duration:00:26:23

Episode 34 - Janie Dickens of PASS Advocacy on How to Get Kids Into the Learning Mindset

4/14/2020
This week, hear from educator and advocate Janie Dickens of PASS Advocacy on how to help kids get into the right mindset to learn when all they've known up until now has been upended by COVID-19 closures. As a parent or caregiver, you know that they can't learn until they're ready; Janie can help us get our kids into the right headspace to learn what's now being taught remotely. And our kids can get some good practice self-regulating so when they do go back to school, they're better students...

Duration:00:55:21

Episode 33 - HS Town Manager Randy Harrington Update on Town's Status During COVID-19

4/7/2020
This week, hear from Holly Springs Town Manager Randy Harrington on how Town departments have changed operations to deal with changes due to COVID-19. Hear how to tune in to the first-ever virtual Holly Springs Town Council meeting--you can watch or just listen. A generous anonymous patron has allowed me to do this episode without sponsored ads. Interested in sponsorship options for YOUR Holly Springs business when this is all over? Email me at hollyspringspodcast@gmail.com. Town of...

Duration:00:31:37

Episode 32 - Psychologist Kristin Krippa on Anxiety in Kids and Teens in the Age of COVID-19

3/31/2020
Hear from psychologist Kristin Krippa of Krippa Family Psychological and Wellness Services. We talked about signs of higher anxiety to look out for with our kids and teens and some steps we can all take to help them--and us--feel a little better about being socially isolated due to COVID-19. Thanks so much to Kristin for taking the time to talk to me. Sign up for the Free Webinars discussed in this episode. A generous anonymous patron has allowed me to do this episode without sponsored...

Duration:00:45:10