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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 »

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 »

Talk of the Town-This Week-100 Black Men of St Louis

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest-Jacque Land-the Executive Director of 100 Black Men of Metropolitan St Louis. They are an organization that provides mentoring opportunities to youth-offering them a positive support system to avoid the pitfalls that can derail their lives. Find out about their programs in the areas of leadership-health and wellness-education-and economic development. Talk of the Town–every ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–this week–Emmaus Homes

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest–Lisa Drier-Executive Director of Emmaus Homes–a faith-based organization serving men and women with developmental disabilities for nearly 20 years. They provide housing options-social activities-and educational programs. Also–find out about their ‘Taste of Home’ cooking show fundraiser coming up Saturday November 10th. It’s going to be a great event ! ! Talk of the Town-heard ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This week–Atai Orphanage Fund

Join Rick Wallace and his guests–the Founder and President of the Atai Orphanage in Uganda-Anna Emuge and Board Members Laura Neri-Baebler and Heather Nauert. Anna-who is from Uganda-started the orphanage in 2003 and her story of why she started it is quite interesting. Tune in Sunday morning at 5:30 to hear the compelling story of this non-profit organization and their ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This week-Metropolitan Orchestra of St Louis

Join host Rick Wallace and his guest Dr. Allen Carl Larson-the Music Director and Conductor of the new Metropolitan Orchestra of St Louis. They are dedicated to providing a high quality ensemble where professional musicians-amateur performers-music teachers-and students can hone their skills while mentoring student instrumentalists-vocational players-and music teachers. Their very first concert is this Sunday night at 7pm at ... Read More »