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Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – MERS Goodwill

This week I’m joined by MERS Goodwill.  Most of us have been to or have seen one of their many retail locations through-out the St. Louis area.   But you may not know all of the ways the organization helps the St. Louis area.   Their Mission is:  “To provide opportunities for persons with barriers to employment to work and live more independently in the community.” Mark Kahrs is ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – Bright Side STL

This week on Talk of the Town I’m joined by Mary Lou Green, Executive Director of Bright Side St. Louis.   Bright Side’s mission is to enrich and beautify St. Louis by restoring, maintaining and growing our shared community landscape.   Providing graffiti cleaning, neighborhood clean up support and much more.   Learn more about Bright Side St. Louis at or listen ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – Little Patriots Embraced

This week on Talk of the Town I’m joined by Carol Watanabe, Founder and Executive Director of Little Patriots Embraced.   Carol brings with her the Program Director of Little Patriots Embraced, Sarah Roberts. Little Patriots Embraced has a mission to enhance the lives of our Military Families in need… While their loved one is protecting our freedom. The organization has ... Read More »

Talk Of The Town – THIS WEEK – Casa De Salud

This week I’m joined on Talk of the Town by Executive Director Jorge Riopedre from Casa De Salud.   Casa De Salud (House of Health) is a non-profit organization here in St. Louis that provides high quality clinical and mental health services for uninsured and underinsured patients, focusing on new immigrants and refugees who encounter barriers to accessing other sources of care. ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri

This week on Talk of the Town I welcome Vivian Gibson, Senior Director of Volunteer Recruitment for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri.   Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates its 100th anniversary this year supporting youth in and around the St. Louis area. Vivian tells us about the great need for volunteers to become Big Brothers and Big Sisters (Bigs) to ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – Places For People

This week I sit down with Joe Yancey, Executive Director of Places for People.   Founded in 1972,  Places for People is a non-profit organization that addresses the critical shortage of appropriate, supported housing for people who were being discharged from long-term institutionalization in mental health hospitals.   They provide individualized support services to promote the success of independent living. To learn more, ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – Home Services, Inc

This week on Talk of the Town, I sit down with Judy Riehl, Executive Director of Home Services Inc.     Home Services is a non-profit organization in St. Louis that helps keep seniors and those with disabilities in their homes by providing minor repairs, accessibility modifications, security and safety needed updates/repairs. Judy tells us how the program also helps to stabilize ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – Angel Baked Cookies

This week on Talk of the Town I’m joined by Carla Jones, Program Manager at Angel Baked Cookies.  Angel Baked is a social enterprise program of the North Grand Neighborhood Services that empowers youth through employment, training, and personal development – all while producing great-tasting, all-natural cookies!  Learn more about Angel Baked by visiting Be sure to catch Talk of the ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – The LOOK Foundation

This week I’m joined by Kathy Machison of The LOOK Foundation and Elise Tierney of Ready To Learn. In addition to supporting area youth in need, The LOOK Foundation offers support to other small organizations such as Ready to Learn that share the foundation’s goals of helping kids. To learn more about The LOOK Foundation – visit To learn ... Read More »