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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 »

Talk of the Town – Scientific Arts Foundation – THIS WEEK

This week I’m joined by Amy Camie of the Scientific Arts Foundation.  She talks about supporting the powers of creative expression through research, educations and community outreach programs. Listen to her powerful story, research results and personal stories. Visit the Foundation website at Visit for more on Amy’s story. Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – Challenge Unlimited

This week on Talk of the Town I’m joined by a great organization based out of Alton, IL called Challenge Unlimited.    In studio to tell me more about the organization is Lindy Noel, Michelle Blackwood and Charlotte Hammond. Hear touching stories about how the organization has affected people and how you can get involved with disability employment awareness. Be sure ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – Paraquad

I’m joined by Aimee Wehmeier, Executive Director and CEO of Paraquad to talk about the importance of the organization. Paraquad is a Center for Independent Living, and is a non-residential, not-for-profit, community-based agency providing the core services of Independent Living. Learn more by visiting Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – St. Stephen ECD and PreSchool

This week on Talk of the Town, I’m joined by Laura Schulte, Program Director of St. Stephen Early Childhood Development and Preschool in St. Louis. St. Stephen is one of the few (if not the only) school that is dedicated to being an allergy and asthma friendly preschool and establishment. Founded in 2002, the school prides itself in being a ... Read More »

Talk of the Town – THIS WEEK – First Step Back Home

This week I’m joined by Paul Kruse,  President and Founder of First Step Back Home.    First Step Back Home is a 501c3 organization that helps the homeless and those struggling in the St. Charles, Lincoln and Warren county areas. In the interview, Paul discusses the homeless epidemic and how awareness and education is one of the most important aspects to ... Read More »