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Talk of the Town–This Week–St Louis Area Foodbank

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest–Ryan Farmer-Communications Manager for St Louis Area Foodbank. For 1 in 8 people in the St Louis area-hunger is a reality. St Louis Area Foodbank is here to help them–with a number of services and programs. Find out what all they do–and how you can help–Sunday morning at 5:30 on 106-5 The Arch. ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This Week–Foundation Fighting Blindness

Join host Rick Wallace and his guests–Cassie Blackwell and Jason Morris from the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Both Cassie and Jason have children with Retinitis Pigmentosa. They both have been working hard within the Foundation Fighting Blindness to raise money to continue research aimed at finding a cure for this retinal disease and several others. Find out about the great work ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This Week–Shakespeare Festival St Louis

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest-Rick Dildine-the Executive Director of Shakespeare Festival St Louis. You may know about their awesome Shakespeare in the Park event every summer in Forest Park–but do you know about all the other cool things they do throughout the year ? Find out Sunday morning–5:30–on Talk of the Town ! ! ((Pictured: Rick Dildine ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This Week–St Louis Earth Day

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest-Cassandra Hage-the Executive Director of St Louis Earth Day. This organization’s mission is to make every day Earth Day-cultivating environmental stewardship and engaging individuals-governments-businesses-schools-and the non-profit sector in celebration-education-and action to support a healthy and sustainable future. Talk of the Town–heard every Sunday morning at 5:30 on 106-5 The Arch. Read More »

Talk of the Town-This Week-Lydia’s House

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest-Melissa Antey-the Development Coordinator for Lydia’s House. They provide transitional housing for abused women and their children while working in faith to end domestic violence. Find out all about their residency programs and all their support services–plus–get details on their fun Gingerbread House display at Plaza Frontenac. Talk of the Town-heard every Sunday morning ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This Week–March of Dimes

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Did you know more than a half a million babies are born too soon every year in the U-S ? In 2003-the March of Dimes launched the Prematurity Campaign to address this crisis–and their work continues today. Find out more this Sunday morning as host Rick Wallace talks to Mary Elizabeth Grimes-the State Director for ... Read More »

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2012 – Video Highlight

  106.5 The Arch was proud to partner with the American Cancer Society for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Saturday, October 27th in Forest Park at the Upper Muny Parking Lot and at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, IL! Thanks to all who donated and joined us for the walk in an effort to raise over $215,000! Enjoy ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–this week–No Hunger Holiday

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest-Kevin Smith-the Vice President of Communications for No Hunger Holiday. Since 1990-they have  provided Thanksgiving Dinner for families in need in St Charles County. This year they are expanding. The work they do is truly amazing. Find out all about it–and how you can help–this Sunday morning on Talk of the Town. Talk of the ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–this week–Breakdown St Louis

Join host Rick Wallace and his guests from Breakdown St Louis–Jenna Imergoot-Founder and President and Terri Kraham-Vice-President of Operations. Breakdown St Louis empowers teens to make positive choices regarding sex–relationships–drugs–alcohol–self-harm–bullying–and suicide through a variety of formats by providing preventative health education. It is a truly unique–and successful program. You can see it in action on Thursday November 15th when they ... Read More »

Talk of the Town-This Week-Canterbury Enterprises

Join Rick Wallace and his guest-Charlie Fischer-the Manager of Canterbury Enterprises. Canterbury was established here in St Louis in 1983. They are a non-profit sheltered workshop employing people with disabilities. They ensure the highest standards by providing ongoing training and management supervision. Find out all about them-and-their Trivia Night and Silent Auction coming up November 10th-this week on Talk of ... Read More »