Stephanie K and Jay welcome back Mr. Ed Benning the CEO of the Mass Transportation Authority in Flint. This week Mr. Benning talks about the future of the MTA and all of the exciting changes we can expect. To learn more on how the MTA can help you and your family with all your transportation needs visit our web site at www.mtaflint.org
This week Stephanie K and Jay sit down with Mundy Township Supervisor Tonya Ketzler to talk about the Mundy Commons Showcase Event happening this Saturday May 21st. Mundy Miracle Commons located off Hill Road in Mundy Township, is a 99 acre park of woodlands, wetlands, 1.8 miles of paved accessible pathway. The park includes a sledding hill for winter use, a proposed regional destination universally accessible ballfield in cooperation with the Miracle League, a butterfly garden, performing arts space and Farmer's Market and more. Please visit https://mundytwp-mi.gov/index.php for more information.
On The Road With The MTA Episode 84 — Let’s Meet Lisa Pasbjerg and Joshua Kennedy From The Flint Registry!
This week Stephanie K and Jay sit down with Lisa Pasbjerg and Joshua Kennedy from the Flint Registry. The Flint Registry is a project that connects people to services and programs to promote health and wellness and helps understand how the Flint water crisis has affected the Flint community. If you would like more information please visit www.flintregistry.org
Mr. Joe Dimambro The Director Of Races & Training at The Crim joined Stephanie K and Jay in the studio this week. Mark your calendar, Saturday, August 27th is the 45th HAP Crim Festival of Races! They will be celebrating 45 years of the Crim with the return of the famous Expo and all the events, which include the signature 10 Mile, Half Crim 5 Mile, 5K, and Teddy Bear Trot. Start your training now and make sure you stay up to date by visiting their website at www.crimraces.org
In the studio this week, Stephanie K and Jay welcome Brenda Hyuck and Susan Mesack the President and Vice President of Swartz Creek Hometown Days. This years festival is happening June 2nd through the 5th and features a car show, parade, fireworks and so much more. Visit http://www.swartzcreekhometowndays.org/ for all the details of this years festival.
This week Stephanie K and Jay sit down with Mark McWilliams who is the Director for Vaccine Advocacy for Disability Rights Of Michigan. Disability Rights Michigan (DRM) advocates and lawyers advise individuals with disabilities of their rights and responsibilities and advocate for their human, civil and legal rights within the state of Michigan. DRM has broad access authority to monitor institutions and advocate for people with disabilities who live in them. Visit www.drmich.org for more information.
On The Road With The MTA Episode 80 — Our Conversation With Yvonne Lewis and Mindi Odom About Hope Hub
In the studio this week with Stephanie K and Jay is Yvonne Lewis from Genesee Health Plan and Mindi Odom from the American Cancer Society. Did you know that 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. If you’ve been recently diagnosed, or know someone who has, there is a new resource with answers, guidance, and support, It's called Hope Hub. For more information visit https://www.cancer.org/
Stephanie K and Jay welcome Monica Holmes to the studio. Monica Holmes is the Safe Places Director for the YMCA of Greater Flint. Safe Places is a FREE community-based summer and after-school program for all youth grades K-12th. It is offered by the YMCA of Greater Flint at churches and community centers across the city of Flint. Although the program is free, prior registration is required before students can start the session. For more information visit https://flintymca.com/
On The Road With The MTA Episode 78 — Elder Abuse On The Rise, Things You Can Do To Keep Your Family Safe!
In the studio this week, Stephanie K and Jay welcome Lieutenant Jillian Macey from the Elder Abuse Task Force at the Genesee County Sheriff's Office and retired Michigan State Trooper Joseph Rowley who now works with Senior Care Of Michigan. Learn how you can keep your family safe from online scams. The Elder Abuse Task Force was formed in 2008 to address abuse and financial exploitation of Genesee County seniors. For more information please visit https://www.gcsomichigan.com/edge or call 810-257-3422, and https://www.seniorcareofmichigan.com/
This week Stephanie K and Jay had the opportunity to talk science and education with Todd Slisher who is the Executive Director of the Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. The Sloan Museum is growing and moving into a new larger facility. To learn more about the current exhibits and more visit https://sloanlongway.org/