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South Florida Spotlite' is 101.5 LITE FM's long-running signature community affairs program, airing in two half-hour segments each Sunday evening from 11:00 p.m.-12:00 mid. ET; hosted by correspondents Ashley O and Gayle Garton.

South Florida Spotlite' is 101.5 LITE FM's long-running signature community affairs program, airing in two half-hour segments each Sunday evening from 11:00 p.m.-12:00 mid. ET; hosted by correspondents Ashley O and Gayle Garton.
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Miami, FL

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South Florida Spotlite' is 101.5 LITE FM's long-running signature community affairs program, airing in two half-hour segments each Sunday evening from 11:00 p.m.-12:00 mid. ET; hosted by correspondents Ashley O and Gayle Garton.

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English


Episodes

Holiday Supplements / The Smart Ride

11/12/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dr. Cass Ingram, nutritional expert and author, about the importance of healthy eating and supplements over the holidays. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Glen Weinzimer, Founder and Director of The Smart Ride and Rob Bullock, Director of Development at Broward House, about the 165 mile bicycle fundraiser's new date in January and how any one can get involved and help and where all the money goes.

Duration: 00:50:41


Sea Turtles / Miami Dade Culture

11/5/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dr. Derek Burkholder, Research Scientist for the Guy Harvey Research Institute and Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program, about what we can do to help protect turtles during nesting season and how badly hurricanes can affect them. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Adriana Perez, Cultural Projects Administrator for the Miami Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and Eric Fliss, Managing Director for the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center about...

Duration: 00:53:02


Breast Cancer / Job Fairs

10/29/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dr. Mark Shackner from Broward Health, about Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the importance of mammograms, self exams, second opinions, and taking charge of your own health. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Tiffany Price, JobNewsUSA General Manager, about the upcoming South Florida Mega Job Fair with 60 companies and 2500 jobs and advice on how to get noticed and hired.

Duration: 00:46:36


Cake & Nutrition / Abandoned Pet Rescue

10/22/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Talk Show Host Nancy Siler about National Cake Decorating Month and Nutritional Expert Stuart Tomc about how to enjoy treats this time of year and still keep a healthy lifestyle. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Larry Wallenstein, Volunteer Marketing Committee Chair and Susie Hansen, Shelter Director, for Abandoned Pet Rescue, about their upcoming fundraisers, as well as the critical need for volunteers and donations.

Duration: 00:43:41


Probiotics / Faith Farm

10/15/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Natasha Treneve, considered the mother of probiotics, about her new research and her new book "Probiotics: Natures Internal Healers," and why it's important to have macrobiotics in your diet. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Dean Webb, Executive Director of Faith Farm Ministries, about how their residential recovery program with three campuses that offer shelter, food, clothing, life skills, training and more, need donations. They lost more than $300,000...

Duration: 00:57:15


Brain Health / Susan G. Komen Miami Ft. Lauderdale Race for the Cure

10/8/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dr. Michael Lewis, Founder of the Brain Health, Education and Research Institute, about his new book, "When Brains Collide, What Every Athlete and Parent Should Know About Concussions and Head Injuries." In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Kim Heard, Board President of Susan G. Komen Miami Ft. Lauderdale and Sherri Marten-Curtis, Operations Manager, about the upcoming Race for the Cure, and how their biggest fundraiser of the year helps fund research nationally...

Duration: 00:55:12


Heart Health / Motivational Edge

9/17/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Stuart Tomc, American Heart Association nutritionist, about the importance of Omega 3 and Omega 6 to heart health, and ways to keep hearts healthy. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with former Dolphins Running Back, Larry Johnson, and Rachel Pinchonet, student, about how the Motivational Edge helps transform the lives of under resourced youth with music, art, mentoring and more. Larry is a now an ambassador and Rachel is a student who credits the program with...

Duration: 00:47:40


Healthy Lunches / Miami Dade Head Start

8/20/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Beth Granger, Health and Wellness Specialist for United Healthcare, about how to pack healthy lunches for kids. She suggests getting kids involved to make it more fun and less stressful and always remember protein, starches and fruits. And don't forget healthy snacks when they get home. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Michelle Toral, Head Start Section Manager for Miami Dade, about how important it is to get children enrolled in early childhood programs....

Duration: 00:59:04


Suits, Stilletos and Lipstick / The Children's Trust's Family Expo

8/13/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley Speaks with Yvonne Hass about the upcoming Suits, Stilletos And Lipstick Empowerment and Leadership Conference, and their non profit arm that focuses on empowering women and children with donations to local charities. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Sandra Camacho about the Children's Trust's 11th Annual Family Expo that is coming up in September, with 250 exhibitors, storybook characters and plenty of information for parents.

Duration: 01:01:11


Water Conservation / Mega Job Fair

8/6/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Jennifer Herdoe, Director of Natural Resources Planning and Management Division for Broward County Environmental Protection and Growth Department, about the need for water conservation, how Broward is involved and how residents can help each day. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Tiffany Price, General Manager for JobNewsUSA, about their upcoming Mega Job Fair at the BB&T Center, how job seekers can get noticed and get hired and how companies can sign up.

Duration: 00:58:52


Opioid Crisis / Pediatric Medical Training

7/30/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Brady Granier, BSN, and Bio Cor President about the opioid crisis. He addresses detoxing, the pains and experiences of opiate withdrawal, and explains how counselors are key to successful treatment. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Dr. Saimi Chaudhry, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer, and Dr. Ronald Ford, Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Program for Memorial Healthcare System, about their new residency program that...

Duration: 00:59:41


Summer Nutrition / Guitars Over Guns

7/23/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Nutritional Expert Lonnie Bermingham about the dangers of heat, the pros and cons of vitamins and minerals, proper hydration and the consequences of ignoring what your body needs this summer. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Gene Gayol, Guitars Over Guns Mentor, about how this unique organization reaches at risk kids through music, and how they rely on volunteers to mentor students in music and art as well as life.

Duration: 01:01:42


Summer Weight Loss / Zika Fight Continues

7/16/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dr. Fernando Wayrun, bariatric surgeon and psychologist about summer weight loss and the risks behind different methods. He discusses bariatric surgery and other surgical weight loss options, as well as ways you can lose weight without surgery. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Frank Calderon, Communications Manager for Miami-Dade County’s Mosquito Control and Management Division and Information Officer Monique Spence about Zika, the latest update on the...

Duration: 01:00:21


Summer Safety / Broward Transportation

7/9/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Joey Dweck, nutritional expert, about how to stay safe during the summer months when the family is around the BBQ, and how to keep from over-eating to keep that summer body healthy. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Greg Stuart, Executive Director for the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, and Daniel Knickelbein, Communications and Outreach Governmental Affairs Manager, about plans for the future, including train service from West Palm Beach to...

Duration: 00:59:25


Road Rage / Recovery Unplugged

7/2/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dirk Nevelle, author of 'Road Rage Justified' about the recent road rage incidents in South Florida and how we can avoid them. He gives tips and information about laws and ways to calm aggressive driving. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Paul Pellinger, Chief Strategy Officer at the Recovery Unplugged Treatment Center, about how they use music as a uniqiue and long lasting approach to alcohol and substance abuse recovery. And how with their Face the Music...

Duration: 00:58:49


Heat Dangers / Miami-Dade's Office of New Americans

6/25/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dr. Edward Winokur from Broward Health about heat stroke and heat exhaustion. He also gives tips on surviving South Florida's hot summers, with signs and symptoms of heat related illnesses and what to do if someone appears to be in distress. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Nestor Rodriguez, Executive Director of Miami-Dade's Office of New Americans, about how this new organization was created to help the million people living in Miami-Dade become citizens...

Duration: 01:00:17


Broward Health Patient Safety / Miami Housing and Real Estate

6/18/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Broward Health's Interim CEO Robert Bug and Manager for Quality for Broward Health North's Denise Payne, about the importance of patient safety, and how it is their top priority in all that they do.They include safety tips including washing hands and being educated and share a special safety video. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Christopher Zoller, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Miami Realtors about the state of affordable housing in Miami Dade,...

Duration: 00:58:53


Breast Feeding / Goodwill Industries of South Florida

6/11/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Miami Dade WIC' s Sheryl Loree about breast feeding awareness month and the importance of breastfeeding, including common issues new moms have and frequently asked questions. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with David Landsberg, Goodwill Industries of South Florida's CEO and Lourdes De La Mata, VP of Marketing and Development, about how they help people with disabilities get jobs as well as employ them in their 35 stores, 57 donation centers and through their...

Duration: 00:59:15


Summer Safety / New Opioids Treatment

6/4/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Dr. Adam Mora, E-R Director at Broward Health, about the hazards of summer, including dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sun poisoning and more, including symptoms and safety tips. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Dr. Alberto Augsten, Memorial Healthcare System's Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, and Claudia Vicencio, Clinical Supervisor at the Memorial Outpatient Behavioral Health and Mind/Body Wellness Clinic, about a new treatment for opioid...

Duration: 00:59:56


Orange Bowl Paddle Board Championship / Meals on Wheels South Florida

5/28/2017
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In segment 1, Ashley speaks with Timothy A. Battle from Big Brothers and Big Sisters Miami about the upcoming Orange Bowl Paddle Board Championships. He explains how this annual event on Key Biscayne gets bigger and better each year, helping to raise funds for Big Brothers and Big Sisters' mentoring activities. In segment 2, Gayle speaks with Mark Adler, Executive Director of Meals on Wheels South Florida and Jennifer Wescott, Community Relations Director about the crisis they are facing...

Duration: 00:59:31

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