Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dan Kilkenny | The 39 Steps | Rob Zerban | Naturopathic Medicine

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

Dan Kilkenny Candidate for the 11st State Senate District, Dan Kilkenny (D), stopped in to talk about his campaign and record of public service, the importance of having a large family, and how the state of Wisconsin needs to do better in helping small business and start ups.

Tayla Anderson and Zac Curtis

Director of the upcoming production of The 39 Steps, a Monty Python-like take on Alfred Hitchcock’s work, UW-Rock County Professor Zac Curtis and one of the stars of the show, Tayla Anderson, stopped in to talk about the organized mayhem of the show where 6 actors play 47 roles.

Rob Zerban who is running for US Congress against Janesville’s own Paul Ryan, called in to talk about challenge of taking on the established Republicans and how this campaign is different from two years ago.  Rob shared his personal story and how it would influence the job he would do if elected to Congress.

Janet ZimborskiJanet Zimborski is a local naturopathic medicine practitioner.  She stopped in to talk about her business and Facebook page “Sense of Harmony“, and gave tips and suggestions to listeners on recognizing the need for a naturopathic approach.

 

 

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“Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.  

United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.

Janesville City Manager | Housing 4 Our Vets | Citizens Climate Lobby

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Mark FreitagJanesville City Manager Mark Freitag shared his views on changing of the downtown, the budget and the importance of the upcoming vote on November 4th to the city as the issue of the road repair financing will be decided.

Marcia Galvan

 

 

Marcia Galvan came to speak about Housing 4 Our Vets, a non profit where she works with her husband.  Housing 4 Our Vets provides transitionary housing for veterans.  Marcia also shared the information about the GoFundMe account where over $12,000 was raised for Lexie Seaver, a local resident who is battling brain cancer.

Dan Slick

 

Dan Slick, a retired elementary school teacher, came to talk about Citizens Climate Lobby and the work they do persuading the lawmakers nationwide of the importance of addressing climate change.

 

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This program was brought to you by

Basics Cooperative, home of the Super Tuesday sale.  Next ST is coming up on November 4th!

The “A” Team, LLC, – Your Facebook professionals. 

“Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.  

United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.

Enbridge Protesters | Romance Writer | Hackerspace | Forest of Freaks

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

1609958_725177734214007_9150526537830527564_nBruce Noble, John Endrizzi and Linda Wyeth are working to raise awareness of Enbridge pipeline, which runs through 12 counties in Wisconsin, including Rock, where it passes under the Rock river.   Grassroots Pipeline Awareness Group works to bring awareness to this important fact.  It also advocates for proper training for those in public safety who would be dealing with the aftermath, should the unthinkable happen, which is does with some regularity.

Cinder RohertyCinder Roherty is a writer of several adult romance novels, several of which she has self-published.  Most recently, Cinder has also written a young adult novel.  In the studio, Cinder shared her approach to writing, how she develops her characters, and the importance of asking “What if?”

 

 

 

 

 

Draven UmbraDraven Umbra is a local resident who started a GoFundMe site, looking to raise funds to create a Hackerspace here in Janesville.   What is Hackerspace?  Wikipedia defines it as “a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialize and collaborate.”  Draven shared his reasons behind deciding to give this idea a try, and why he feels it is needed in Janesville.

Next, Draven Umbra shared his passion for scary clowns and make up, which he puts on full display, as a regular cast member of Forest of Freaks, a popular outdoor haunted house.

 

This episode is brought to you by:

“Raising Abel, Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD

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Lexie and Glioblastoma | Fun @ Irish Fest | Representative Loudenbeck

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

In 2011 Lexie Seaver was diagnosed with Glioblastoma, given 6 months to live and told she would not live to see her 26th birthday.  Recently, following an aggressive set of treatments and surgeries, Lexie was once again given just a few months to live.  Lexie has just celebrated her 30th birthday.  Then, two weeks ago, her dad John Seaver was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.  Through all of this and now seizures, Lexie continues to write about her experience and communicate with many friends on Facebook who provide her with a constant stream of encouragement, which she appreciates.  Yuri spoke with Lexie as she was waiting to be with her dad during his chemo treatment.  Learn the inspiring story of this amazing woman, and how she continues her daily battle for survival.

This past Saturday, Janesville Community Radio was recording at ArtsFest@Janesville’s Irish Fest.  Tune in as Yuri is joined by Esther Turner and then Bob Keith, host of JCR’s Dadio’s Lunch Bucket for a conversation about all things Irish, art and a round of “Where Would You Hang That Sign?”

Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R)Discover Janesville’s final guest on this show was State Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R) who represents 31st State Assembly District.  Representative Loudenbeck shared her views on a wide range of issues including voter ID, redistricting, whether the state of Wisconsin should attempt to stop gay marriage recently reaffirmed by US Supreme Court, drug testing food stamp recepients, and much more.Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R)

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Destination weddings |1963 Chevy | Senator Cullen

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On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Lisa SheldonWant to learn whether destination wedding should be the choice for you on your special day? Lisa Sheldon is Executive Director of Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialists Association and she stopped in to talk about the latest trends in designation weddings and honeymoons including as “baby moons” and “volunteer moons”.

Bob Clapper of Fagan Automotive

 

1963 Chevy Impala with 11 miles on it was sitting at a dealer’s lot in Nebraska until it was purchased recently by a collector. Bob Clapper of Fagan Automotive stopped in to talk about the celebration planned for October 20th and 21st and this unique vehicle will be brought to Janesville and put on display at Fagan Automotive show room.

State Senator Tim Cullen

Senator Tim Cullen stopped in to share his outlook for passing a law requiring school buses statewide to have seat belts for their precious cargo. The Senator also shared his thoughts on the Irish Fest and explained why his father voted for Joe McCarthy in 1946 and in 1952.

 

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The “A” Team – Your Facebook specialists
Basics Cooperative and their Super Tuesday Sale (The next one is coming up on October 6)
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“Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD
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