In defense of pipelines | Upcoming Veterans’ Fair

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Are pipelines always bad?  Jim O’Brien is a Business Agent with Steamfitters Local 601 and he called in to talk about the importance of pipelines to our national defense, quality of work done by his people, Enbridge safety record, and the general need for pipelines for the forseeable future.  According to Jim, he has not seen a pipeline he didn’t like.

Carissa JohnsonFree Veterans Fair!  Carissa Johnson, the outreach specialist for the IT program at Blackhawk Technical College stopped in to talk about new funding for veterans programs, which is triggering a whole new slew of services for veterans.  The fair will be taking place at BTC on February 9th 2 til 6 pm.

 

 

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AFSCME Rep. “Dr. Schulte should be fired” | Rock River Philharmonic update

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Dennis HughesAFSCME Representative Dennis Hughes levels serious accusations of corruption and defamation at School District of Janesville, and calls for the firing of Superintendent Dr. Karen Schulte. Mr. Hughes spoke about challenging the ballot status of two of the candidates in the Spring Elections for Janesville School Board, about being escorted out of the district office by police, as well as about his reasons and strategy.

Britney McKay and Dennis DunnBritney McKay and Dennis Dunn of Rock River Philharmonic spoke about the upcoming trivia contest benefit supporting Rock River Philharmonic orchestra, the upcoming performance at the Janesville Armory, and taking RRP to the future.

 

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New look at Book of Genesis | Adult themes in Christian fiction

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Ronald Ragotzy, MDJanesville doctor and author, Ronald Ragotzy, MD., stopped in to talk about his book, Raising Abel, the Life of Faith.  Ron discussed why people find his approach to the Book of Genesis life changing and the value of metaphors to our lives.

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Wendy Stenzel Oleston

Recovering alcoholic and survivor of a suicide attempt, Janesville author Wendy Stenzel Oleston explores the “Why” of Christian taboos such as No Sex Before Marriage in her books.  Tune in to hear Wendy read an excerpt from her book “As Is”.

 

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Schouten Dance Scholarship | Frozen Otter runners | Postnuptial Agreement

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Callie SchoutenCallie Schouten is a Janesville native who lives and works as a professional dancer in Las Vegas, NV. Together with her husband, Callie decided to start a Schouten Famiy Scholarship, recognizing outstanding dancers in Rock County. The first scholarship will be awarded at 2015 Janesville Area Creativity awards on January 31st at Janesville Performing Arts Center. Callie herself is a past JAC awards winner in the Roots category, which recognizes those with Janesville roots who have achieved recognition for the creativity outside of Janesville.

Callie called in to talk about the reasons behind wanting to start a scholarship fund, how dancers can qualify and apply, and why it is important to support the arts.

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1489202_766939823371131_8198443862634998255_n  The Frozen Otter Trek is a 64 mile hike through snow and ice, while exposed to the bitter January temperatures of Wisconsin. To make the trek even more treacherous, participants must tackle the glacier imprinted terrains of Kettle Moraine State Park within 24 hours, with a pack of survival gear. Only 25% of the 125 participants complete the toughest race in the Midwest-the trails get lonely after the third checkpoint (24 miles) as 50% of the people typically bow out.

10926442_766939933371120_114386022540264015_nThis year Housing4OurVets team includes: Joel Galvan, Amy Krebs, Tyler Quade, and Nick Brockley. These brave souls together with team supporter Marcia Galvan, stopped in to talk about what it takes to prepare, what made them want to run the race, and why it is important to support Housing4OurVets.

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10897976_766939723371141_136557796832654630_nPostnuptial Agreement is a play by Jim Lyke based on a story by Tony Huml and directed by Naomi Houser, telling the story of a man dying of cancer, looking to find a good mate for his soon-to-be widow, and a father-figure for his children.

10906046_766939443371169_3123503265191317720_nTony, Jim and Naomi, stopped in the studio to talk about challenges and opportunities presented by this incredible story, and the incredible similarities and coincidences between the characters and the actors portraying them. Postnuptial Agreement will be performed for one weekend only at Janesville Performing Arts Center, and all performances but one have already sold out.

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Beloit International Film Festival | Teaching Jamaica Teachers

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Kristin PetersonKristin Peterson is a Janesville native and a filmmaker.  While she is working on her own short film Dog*Walk, for the past 3 years, Kristin’s been closely involved with Beloit International Film Festival where she works as a programmer and other things.  We spoke about what Kristin learned from watching over 3,000 films, the importance of sound, and how we could get Angelina Jolie to work with small independent moviemakers.

Amy StevensAmy Stevens is a professor of special education at UW-Whitewater.  Amy stopped in to talk about the work she does in Jamaica where she goes annually to help train local teachers, what she learned from her experience, how great the island nation’s needs are, and how little things from America, can make a huge difference in a one-room school house in Jamaica.

 

 

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South Pole Plumber | JWA | Fair @ the Mall | Supervisor Dowd

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Ryan BoggsA plumber from Janesville, Ryan Boggs, just returned from a year-long stint working at South Pole, where temperatures reached over 100 degrees Fahrenheit below zero.  Ryan shared his memories and impressions as well as why he is happy to be back in Janesville.

Jake SailingJake Sailing is a man of many hats.  On this episode Jake spoke about promoting Janesville Wrestling Alliance and the challenge of finding a venue for this popular attraction, JATV and the exciting opportunities Jake sees there, and UpUrSleeve.com, a company making humorous t-shirts and other apparel.  Jake also spoke about his annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party held on December 23rd every year for over 15 years.  The party originated as a way for Jake to give back to the community.  This year’s Ugly Sweater Christmas Party will be held at Black Bridge Bowl on December 23rd as always, starting at 7 pm.  Proceeds will go to benefit Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin and Janesville Community Radio!

Becky Strupp called in to talk about the vendor fair coming up at Janesville Mall this weekend, and to share her thoughts on working in Colorado.

Jason DowdRock County Representative Jason Dowd stopped in to talk about the legislative successes that he together with other supervisors, have been able to spearhead, such as passing unanimously a resolution asking Wisconsin State DNR to request Enbridge Pipeline to do an environmental study of the impact its pipeline will have on Rock County, and the idea of examining the size and the general way that Rock County Board of Supervisor functions and operates.

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Wounded Warrior Project | Janesville Hollywood

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Todd ChristosTodd Christos is a student at Madison Media Institute and a location scout for movie productions.  Todd stopped in to talk about promoting Janesville to production companies, working with well-known actors and creating his own films.

David Krapf

 

David Krapf stopped in to talk about the Wounded Warrior Project and his involvement with it, as well as about his upcoming shows on veterans, and sports, on Janesville Community Radio.

 

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Conductor of Rock River Philharmonic, Rob Tomaro

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Rob TomaroConductor of Rock River Philharmonic Rob Tomaro stopped in to preview upcoming holiday concerts, talk silent films, discuss what makes a good conductor, and to share his original Christmas song, currently topping charts in Europe, “Don’t open ’till Christmas”.

“Christmas Carol Ballet” by StageWorks Projects, Inc

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Britton Gandy, Coleen Kehle, Mary Carol VerdenBritton Gandy is a Janesville resident and one of the choreographers involved in staging an original production of “Christmas Carol Ballet” for StageWorks Projects, Inc., to be performed on Saturday, December 6 at Stoughton High School.  Britton was joined by Coleen Kehl, the Artistic Director and Mary-Carel Verden, a board member of StageWorks Projects, Inc.  These three women came to talk about the excitement of producing an original production, being part of the Victorian Holiday Weekend community celebration in Stoughton, and how “fusion pieces” show the future and full potential of theater by merging together different disciplines.

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Former KKK Member and Drug Informant

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Ken PetersonOne time KKK member and drug informant Ken Peterson stopped in to explain how his life and he himself has changed since his infamous encounter with Geraldo Rivera in 1992.  Ken spoke of the importance of all people coming together to address problems we face, including what’s been happening in Ferguson, MO.

 

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