Author Mina Samuels describes her evolution from a Human Rights attorney to prolific writer to serious runner. Samuels discusses her latest book, Run Like A Girl 365 Days a Year: A Practical, Personal, Inspirational Guide for Women Athletes.
Jeanne McAlister, President, CEO and Founder of the McAlister Institute, talks about her organizations 42 years of leadership in the area of addiction recovery. McAlister, who is celebrating her 62nd year of sobriety, is joined by Michelle DeForrest, the Institute’s Kiva Learning Center for Women & Children Counselor. McAlister and DeForrest discuss the Institute’s 7th Annual 5K Walk for Sobriety that will be held on Sunday, August 25 at Liberty Station.
Laura Tancredi-Baese, CEO of Home Start, Inc., is joined by newly elected Home Start Board President Cameron Clarke to chat about the organization’s mission and services, and upcoming events.
Katie Sawyer, Executive Director of the San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) and Susan Howe, President of the SDWF Board, talk about the just announced 2020-2021 grant funding cycle that will focus on Refugees, Asylees and Asylum Seekers. Sawyer and Howe discuss the Collective Philanthropy model, along with the Grants Kickoff Reception slated for Wednesday, August 28 at AMN Healthcare in Del Mar.
Jess Kearney, Union-Tribune Deputy Sports Editor, Steve Brand, Awards Director for the San Diego Sports Association, and Julien Des Pres, are joined by Dave Rodriguez, Oceanside High football coach to chat about the Pirates prospects this season.
Terry Magee, Past President of the San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) and current SDMAC Board member, talks about the affordable housing and day care challenges the facing the 20,000 service men and women who will be coming to our region between now and 2025. Magee discusses the 2019 San Diego Military Economic Impact Study that will roll out on October 10.
Guests Buck Belue and Greg McGarity join the show. Buck Belue, former QB of the 1980 team and host of Buck and Kincade on 680 The Fan in Atlanta, talks UGA football and the incoming freshman class in segment 2. In segment 3, we get to know the real Greg McGarity, UGA Athletic Director, as he talks candidly about what it’s like to be the AD, scheduling non-conference games, student-athlete stipends and resources, and the naming of Dooley Field.
Gerald McFadden, President & CEO of Volunteers of America Southwest (VOASW), and Jim Mulvaney, Jr., longtime San Diego community leader and VOASW Advisor, talk about the myriad programs and services of the organization, including the 20th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic that will be held Monday, September 16 at the County Club of Rancho Bernardo. Proceeds from the Classic will benefit homeless and disabled veterans.
Jenna Phillips Ballard and Brad Phillips, Co-Founders of the Ascension Leadership Academy (ALA), are joined by Bernard Mauricia, CEO of The Seany Foundation, to discuss ALA’s emotional intelligence and leadership trainings that supported the Foundation’s mission to bring hope and happiness to families affected by cancer.
Jeffrey Sitcov, President & Founder of Doors of Change, and Joanne Newgard, Program Director for the organization’s “Taking Music & Arts to the Streets” (TMATS) program, chat about transforming the lives of homeless youth through their programs and events. Sitcov and Newgard talk about the August 25 fundraiser at the Belly Up Tavern featuring the popular Atomic Groove musical group.