Episode 187 Presented by TrophyTime Long time guest Kelly joins me to talk about the upcoming Women Build Project on May 5th and 6th. Before that takes place, there is a fun "how to" clinic at Lowe's on April 27th. Sign up now, as space is limited. Music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Episode 186 Presented by TrophyTime I talk to "Feral Hannah" and "Virginia Dentata" about the upcoming show at the Canopy Club on April 7th. They walk you through the best way to fully enjoy a CLAW show. Plus, we get a sneak peek of their match on April 7th. Feral ate paper in the studio! CLAW CLAW CLAW! Proceeds from the show go to benefit RACES. Music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Episode 185 Presented by TrophyTime I learned more about quilts than I ever thought I would, and I'm glad I did. The history of quilts and what they mean to the Cunningham Children's Home is really special. The Festival of Quilts coming up on April 7th and 8th is one of their biggest fundraisers on the year. Music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Episode 184 Presented by TrophyTime Season 1 of helpethan.com is complete. We discuss some of the content and the response from the fans. A Kickstarter campaign is up and running to help get season 2 in production. Music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Presented by TrophyTime Episode 183 This is a celebration like no other. Bring the whole family out to the Lincoln and Florida soccer fields on April 15th for a unique color carnival. Presented by the UIUC Chapter of ASHA for Education. Music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Presented by TrophyTime Episode 179 This unique night of fun is coming up this Saturday, February 25th. The Department of Entomology has been putting on this festival for quite some time, and if you haven't been, now is the perfect time to start. Special guest, and UI Alum, Paul Hertzberg will be in attendance. He has produced over 150 movies and will be available for a Q&A session in between films. Plus, lots of family friendly activities and insect fun. Theme music from "Happy Days" by...
Presented by TrophyTime Episode 178 This 2 day dress flip is a perfect way to get an affordable slightly used dress for Prom, OR put the one you've been holding on for too long, to good use. Proceeds go to benefit Courage Connection Theme song from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Presented by TrophyTime Episode 177 This is more than your standard trivia night. Come out to the Elks Lodge in Savoy for butterbeer, custom wands, photo ops with the characters, costume contests and more. email jill@champaignrelay for more info Theme music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Episode 173 There was a glaring need in the community to combine aspects of mentoring with athletic activity. Project Athletes opens "Locker Rooms" in participating schools to give ALL kids an opportunity to be a part of a team. http://www.projectathletes.com/ Music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Episode 172 It's extremely tough to picture the I.D.E.A Store, so I recruited a couple of their employees to help me in this task. It is one of CUs greatest hidden treasures. Literally. It is a treasure hunt every time you enter. http://the-idea-store.org/ Theme music from "Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Episode 171 Kenny had an amazing experience seeing The Smithereens live in concert. He enjoys helping out local charities. When the opportunity for him to put those joys together, he made it happen. We discuss The Smithereens show at The Castle Theater in Bloomington, IL on February 11th. Proceeds go to benefit PATH Crisis Center http://www.pathcrisis.org/ Theme music from"Happy Days" by Scott Holmes
Episode 170 Nate Evans and Renee Pride talk about their roles in the upcoming Dare to Dream, Dream to Build fundraiser coming up on February 10th. We also check into the world of being a house broker, and what DOES the Home Builders Association do?
Episode 169 The Canteen Run has been going strong for 11 years, and I knew very little about it. We scratch the surface on the services they provide. They really take care of a vast number of people that are forgotten in our community. If you thought about volunteering more in 2017, this would be a great start. They work around your schedule. Stop by the Savoy United Methodist Church on Duncan and Old Church Road on January 28th for Italian Night. This is a big fundraiser for their efforts.
Episode 168 I get a chance to talk to more members in the Junior League of CU, and even get to meet the upcoming President. We discuss a couple of their upcoming events including their Trivia Night and Leadership Boot Camp.
Episode 165 Peg Busch comes by the studio to introduce me to the 2017 March of Dimes Ambassador Family, The Kuipers. We also talk about the March for Babies "Paint Like Me Party" kick-off event on January 31st.