Summary: Heard every weekday morning from 8-9am on NewsTalk 1230, WFVA, host Ted Schubel talks with Fredericksburg, Virginia, area leaders about events and issues affecting the region.
Rappahannock United Way President Janel Donohue with info on the Literacy Kit Drive, Prosper Mentoring, RUW membership application and financial assistance.
Ginger Walker with the Give Back Team of Coldwell Banker Elite talks about GBT Gives Back
Kelsey Bracewell talks about the Fredericksburg-based organization and safety on the water.
Stafford Economic Development and Tourism Director John Holden talks about Smart Stafford, Cyber4+, the Virginia Smart Community Testbed and upcoming events.
Dennis Rapkins and Mike Zitz preview the league. It begins this Saturday with 21 teams, 400 players. Go to the Facebook page for info on getting involved as an individual or business.
April and Keith Peterson of River Rock Outfitter talk about where to spend your free time this summer. With high gas prices how about places like Motts, Caledon, Prince William Forest Park, Widewater State Park, Pocahontas State Park...
City Councilman Matt Kelly talks about charging fees at Old Mill Park, future tax rates in Fredericksburg, the future of the historic Renwick building, lowering speed limits in parts of the downtown and his recent visit to Normandy.
Dave the Computer Guy on speeding up your pc, increasing network speed at work, the latest in Wifi tech and which chromebook to buy.
Dave Muraca, Meghan Budinger and Amy Durbin preview the Fabulous 4th at Ferry Farm--George Washington's boyhood home in Stafford. Info at kenmore.org
Germanna's Dr. Janet Gullickson and Dr. Shashuna Gray along Vernon Green of Stafford-based G-Cubed talked about partnerships. Included, a discussion about a grant for high school students and teachers in cybersecurity and IT.
Annie Brulatour from Salem Church and Craig Graziano with the Downtown Fredericksburg branch talk about summer reading, Idea Space and Grow a Reader.
Paula Royster talks about "Reclaiming Our Time." The project has identified Fredericksburg families whose ancestors are from one of the 12 African nations that had slave ships arrive at the City dock. caagri.org
Taylor Glascock and Sarah Li explain the work of the Fredericksburg Area Service League and their nearly 30 year involvement in the community helping kids. faserviceleague.org
Program Manager Samantha Shoukas with the George Washington Regional Commission talks about the need for volunteers for the Point in Time Count on July 28 and how the CoC rose to the occasion and helped find housing for the Madonna House fire victims.
Kim McClellan and Jason Tickle look at the housing market and prices. Discussion on how FAAR and Habitat work together and an update on Habitat's plans.