June 15th, 2018June 15, 2018
Katy Nelson and Dawn Robertson from The Race Against Breast Cancer discuss how they are working to make sure that men and women have access to screening and diagnostic mammograms in Shawnee County. Sarah Fizzell from ArtsConnect and artists Michael Toombs and Drayz give an update on the Brown v. Board mural project and how we can help in its completion.
June 14th, 2018June 14, 2018
Bruce Tomlinson joins the show to talk about his business, Private Drug Dog Services, which offers a discreet way for you to have the peace of mind knowing your home or workplace is drug free. Karon Lee and Kim Swearingen from Great Life Fitness and Golf Centers join the show to discuss their special Father's Day promotion. Dusty Snethan and Ryan Cavanaugh, creators and owners of the Brew Bank, discuss winning the Top Tank competition and gives us a rundown on how their business will work.
June 13thJune 13, 2018
Kylee Wright, Program Director for the Youth Volunteer Corps, joins the show to discuss the organization and to share how you can sign your kids up for area projects. Thomas Underwood, Executive Director of the NOTO Arts and Entertainment District, joins the show to speak to us about NOTO and give his vision for it.
June 12th, 2018June 12, 2018
Travis Marvin, who will be performing at the Kicker Country Stampede, plays a song live on the show. Shannon Reilly from the Topeka Civic Theatre stops by and discusses all of the upcoming performances at the venue as well as summer camps.
June 11th, 2018June 11, 2018
Rich Christie, Re-Entry Coordinator for the Shawnee County Department of Correction, and Ralph Hipp from WIBW TV join the show to discuss how individuals and the community are benefiting from re-entry programs, which gives people with criminal records an opportunity to gain employment. Rosa Cavazos from the Greater Topeka Downtown Partnership joins the program to talk about upcoming summer activities in Topeka.
June 8th, 2018June 8, 2018
Kathy Vota and Jean Gonzalez from Topeka LULAC Senior Center join the show to talk about their upcoming youth and senior fishing derby. Film Expert Skyler Lindquist joins the show to give his take on some of the summer movies that are in theaters, and some movies he's excited to see. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a $1 million lottery ticket.
June 7th, 2018June 7, 2018
Members from Harvesters join the show to discuss the results of "Stamp Out Hunger" and why it's critical to continue conversation on summer hunger. Tomari Quinn and Rick Peterson from the Topeka Capital Journal join the show to talk about the Best Of Kansas Preps Awards Banquet, which will feature guest speaker Paul Pierce.
June 5th, 2018June 5, 2018
Danielle broadcasts live from Topeka Gives at Fairlawn Plaza. Marsha Pope, President of the Topeka Community Foundation, joins the show and tells us all about the event. Linda Kehres, Executive Director of Let's Help, joins the show to talk about their non-profit and a recent award they won from Go Topeka. Nikki Martinek from Easterseals Capper Foundation and Shelley Ramos from CASA of Shawnee County discuss their organizations and how this event is helping them. Pam Evans from Family Service and Guidance Center talks about how Topeka Gives impacts their organization and some of the activities their group offers.
June 4th, 2018June 4, 2018
Kristi Pankratz, Director of Safe Streets and Prevention Services, talks about the Character Word for the month and the local winners of the Character Awards, as well as National Night Out. Larry Gawronski, Executive Director for the Topeka Performing Arts Center, joins the show to discuss what they'll be raising money for at Topeka Gives as well as some upcoming productions. Britt ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about strangers coming together for a good cause right here in Topeka.
June 1st, 2018June 1, 2018
Jennifer Haugh from AAA joins the show to discuss how to keep your car in shape during the summer and cool places in Kansas to visit. Stacey Dawn Ogle joins the show to discuss what all is happening in the NOTO Arts District and gives a sneak peak of what's happening at tonight's First Friday.
May 31st, 2018May 31, 2018
Danielle broadcasts live from the Topeka Zoo! Val VanDerSluis from KTWU and Kim Doman discuss the pregnant giraffes and the ability to live stream their progress. Dennis Dinwiddie joins the program to discuss the Sea Lion Splash, Campout with Kids, and even brings in a Great Horned Owl. Shelby Revelle joins the show to talk about the upcoming event, Brew at the Zoo.
May 30th, 2018May 30, 2018
Dr. Tom Morgan, Director of Percussion Studies at Washburn University, and Dr. Craig Treinen, Director of Jazz Studies and Chair of the Music Department at Washburn University, join the program to discuss music camps they will be putting on this summer.
May 29th, 2018May 29, 2018
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt joins the show to discuss how the state is working hard to eradicate human trafficking. Local music duo Fox and Wills join the program to discuss their First Friday concert and perform live in studio!
May 25th, 2018May 25, 2018
Ashley Charest and Torey Berndt from Junior Achievement join the show to discuss how their organization is making sure that teens throughout Kansas are financially prepared for college. Diana Friend and Zan Pop from the Topeka and Shawnee County Library join the show to discuss a new reading challenge the library is offering to the public as well as other events going on at the library.
NBC’s “The Voice” Season 14 finalist, Kyla Jade on the “Danielle Norwood Show”May 24, 2018
Singer/Songwriter Kyla Jade is returning to her hometown of Topeka on Sunday, May 27, 2018, for a block party in her honor from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. Before she arrives, she spent time with WIBW's Danielle Norwood to talk about returning to Topeka after her impressive showing on NBC's "The Voice" and what the city of Topeka means to her.
May 24th, 2018May 24, 2018
Barry Feaker, Terry Hund, and Amber Cunningham join the show to talk about all of the work the Topeka Rescue Mission does as well as the homeless and human trafficking situations in our area. Kyla Jade, Topeka native and finalist on Season 14 of "The Voice", joins the show and chats with Danielle!
May 22, 2018May 22, 2018
Kandy Barker, Curator of Education for the Washburn University Mulvane Art Museum, joins the show to discuss the variety of camps the museum will be offering this summer as well as current and upcoming exhibitions. Danielle and the gang discuss the different pools in the Shawnee County Area as well as some of the activities they participate in during the summer.
May 21st, 2018May 21, 2018
Misty Kruger, Director of Communications for Topeka Public Schools, joins the program to discuss summer camps and a brand new preschool. Rosa Cavazos, Director of Events for The Greater Topeka Partnership, joins the show to discuss upcoming events in our area like The Capital City Family and Food Truck Festival and Camp Topeka. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about high school students helping out a friend in need during prom season.
May 18th, 2018May 18, 2018
Nikki Macmillan, Director of Community Engagement for the Topeka Habitat for Humanity, joins the program to discuss the "Women's Build" and their plans to build three to four more homes by the end of the year. Allyson Shove, Vice President of Marketing for Azura, and Jennifer Kirmse, Vice President of Business Development, join the show to talk about their May Day events and an upcoming event they are hosting for area businesses. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a man who's been donating blood for 61 years.
May 17th, 2018May 17, 2018
Jane Blocher, Local Executive Director of the American Red Cross, joins the show to give us tips on how to keep ourselves and our families safe during storm season. Ashley Schmidt, Envista Marketing Manager, joins the show to talk about how they are supporting the work of young local artists. Allie Manning, Marketing Manager for the Kansas Expocentre, joins the show to talk about the I Love The 90's Concert Tour and how you can win tickets.
Miss Heart of the Midwest, Maci Necole Johnson, interview with Danielle NorwoodMay 15, 2018
Maci Necole Johnson is the reigning titleholder of Miss Heart of the Midwest, which is a part of the Miss America pageant system. She will compete for the title of Miss Kansas on June 9, 2018, in Pratt, Kansas. Danielle Norwood had an opportunity to speak with her before she left the area.
May 15th, 2018May 15, 2018
Karen Christillis, Executive Director of 712 Innovations, discusses the organization and how they are helping small businesses around the area. Shannon Reilly from the Topeka Civic Theatre joins the show to talk about their upcoming interactive murder mystery as well as other productions you could see at the venue.
May 14th, 2018May 14, 2018
Caitlin Luttjohann, STEAM Education Manager for the Kansas Children's Discovery Center, joins the show to talk about some up the upcoming activities for the center. Jason Line, one of the top NHRA drivers, discusses his life and background as well as the NHRA organization and upcoming races. Chef Kyle joins the show to discuss some of his favorite meals to cook in the summer.
May 11th, 2018May 11, 2018
Michelle Cuevas-Stubblefield joins the show to give details about the Downtown Country and Food Truck Festival and all of the other events going on in Downtown Topeka. Jen Lenclair from On Stage Live joins the show to talk about their group, whose goal is to "provide outstanding live, affordable and cultural entertainment", and discusses the different events they are bringing to our area. Britt ends the show on a good note.
May 10th, 2018May 10, 2018
Norwood Show Garden Expert Ariel Whitely-Noll joins the show to discuss growing flowers in your garden, specifically annuals and perennials. Local business owner Jenny Torrence and jazz vocalist Michelle Lordi join the show to discuss Michelle's music and where to buy Mother's Day gifts in Topeka.
May 9th, 2018May 9, 2018
Amy Pinger from Harvester's and Michelle Jellison join the show to discuss the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, the country's largest single-day food drive. Leroy Dagg from the Topeka Festival Singers joins the show to discuss an upcoming performance and even provides a few samples of what's in store.
May 8th, 2018May 8, 2018
Jessica Lenherr, CEO of The United Way of Greater Topeka, joins the show to talk about their "Close the Gap Campaign" and some of the programs the United Way offers. Reva Wywadis from Childcare Aware joins the show to talk about the Designer Showhouse and an upcoming beer tasting. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a little boy helping the homeless in his community.
May 7th, 2018May 7, 2018
Producer Phil fills in for Danielle as she is on vacation. Angel Romero from the United Way joins the show to talk about their upcoming luncheon, "Powering the Good: Using Social Media to Drive Community Change." Traci Podlena and Dave Bartles from Shawnee County Parks and Rec join the show to discuss the First Bloom Celebration on May 13th. Phil and Britt end the show by playing a game of Two Truths and a Lie.
May 4th, 2018May 4, 2018
Allison Marker and Kjerstin Abel Ruch form YWCA Northeast Kansas join the show to talk about their Girls on the Run 5k, which is a celebration of and for the girls who are completing a ten week season of the Girls on the Run programming. Aimee Copp-Hasty, Corporate Development Director for Valeo Behavioral Health Care, and Andy Martin, Communications and Development Director for NAMI Kansas, joins the show to talk about their Annual NAMI Walk and also how to stomp out the stigma on mental illness.
May 1st, 2018May 1, 2018
Susan Duffy, General Manager of the Topeka Metro, joins the program to talk about a new partnership with taxi companies, their spring and summer campaign, and an open house tomorrow. Gallery Owner Staci Dawn Ogle joins the show to talk about this week's First Friday and a concert featuring talented musicians Eric Wortham and Michelle Lordi. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about an 8-year-old girl throwing out the first pitch at a ball game.
April 30th, 2018April 30, 2018
Kristi Pankratz, Executive Director of Safe Streets and The Topeka City of Character, joins the show to talk about the monthly character word and the latest recipient of the Champion of Character Award. Local musician Jarrod Guth performs live in studio and discusses upcoming performances and a new album.
April 27th, 2018April 27, 2018
Mandy Czechanski, Chief of Operations for The Boys and Girls Club of Topeka, and Malaysia and Ja'Viya, two teenage reps, join the show to talk about the teen center at the club that they have been working on and the open house that they will be hosting. Enimini Ekong, Chief of Interpretation and Public Information Officer for the Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site, talks about the historic decision as well as the site that's here in Topeka.
April 26th, 2018April 26, 2018
Musician Tommy Byrne joins us by phone to discuss his song that went viral called "Unstoppable: A Song for Autism." Jared and Shelby from the Topeka Zoo join the show to talk about this weekend's Roar and Pour Wine Event. They are joined by Sophie, a tenrec.
April 25th, 2018April 25, 2018
Norwood Show Garden Expert Ariel Whitely-Noll joins the show to give us tips on how to grow a bountiful garden this year. Great Life Marketing Director Karon Lee and Fitness Manager Darren Falk join the show to talk about National Golf Day and discuss Great Life's different fitness programs. Britt ends the show on a good note.
April 24th, 2018April 24, 2018
Allyson Shove, Vice President of Marketing at Azura Credit Union, joins the show to discuss how they are helping spread joy to hundreds in the community on May Day. Jennifer Haugh from AAA joins the program to discuss covering your assets and taking a nice vacation that might not be as expensive as you think.
April 23rd, 2018April 23, 2018
Marcia Locke, Communications and Outreach Coordinator for the Johnson Cancer Research Center, and Sharolyn Jackson, Director for Walk Kansas, join the show to talk about the 5k For The Fight event on May 5th that benefits the Johnson Cancer Research Center. Chef Kyle joins the program to share some of his favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes, which are attached below. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a 96-year-old woman enrolling in high school.
1 cup Orange Juice
6 cloves of minced Garlic
1 Tablespoon Salt
1 cup Lime Juice
1 cup Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Oregano
1 Tablespoon Cumin
Blend all of the ingredients together and let sit for 2 hours
1 recipe Mojo Marinade
5 lbs. Chicken Thighs
Mix the marinade and chicken thighs to cover each piece. Let the chicken and marinade sit for at least 4 hours but it is best overnight. Grill the chicken over medium high heat six minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees. Dice the cooked chicken and serve immediately with tortillas, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, salsa and sour cream.
5 lbs. Cubed Chuck Roast
1 can chipotle peppers
Juice of 2 limes
¼ cup Salt
1 Tablespoon Black Pepper
2 cups Beef stock
4 cloves of minced Garlic
Blend all of the ingredients together except the beef. Marinate the beef for at least 4 hours but is best overnight. Cook on low heat in a slow cooker for 8 hours or until fork tender. Serve on tortillas with minced onion, cilantro and queso fresco.
Pico de Gallo
10 diced Roma Tomatoes
3 diced Jalapenos with the seeds and pith removed
½ diced White Onion
Juice of ½ lime
1 Tablespoon of Salt
Mix all ingredients and store in a non-reactive bowl covered with plastic wrap for at least 4 hours but is best if left overnight. Serve chilled with tortilla chips or use in another recipe.
10 large ripe Avocados
1 cup Pico de Gallo
Juice of 1 lime
1 Tablespoon Cumin
1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
Salt to taste
Mix all ingredients in a large mixing bowl until the avocados are creamy but still have ½’ chunks visible. Serve chilled with tortilla chips.
10 quartered Roma Tomatoes
1 chopped White Onion
3 chopped Jalapenos with the seeds and pith removed
1 Tablespoon Cumin
½ bunch Cilantro
Salt to taste
Blend all the ingredients together and let sit at least 4 hours but is best overnight. Serve chilled with tortilla chips.
April 19th, 2018April 19, 2018
Danielle broadcasts live from The Designer Showhouse. Employess with Kansas Child Care Aware and designers of the show house give you all of the dimensions and features of the house as well as details on how you can tour the space. Brit ends the show on a good note.
April 18th, 2018April 18, 2018
Kimberly Wolff, Senior Director of Volunteer Engagement for the United Way of Greater Topeka, joins the program to share about the work volunteers do to help their agency and the community as a whole. Diana Friend, Michelle Stollemire and Miranda Ericsson from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library join the show to discuss the anniversary of the Bookmobile and the upcoming event, An Evening with Author Alex Grecian.
April 17th, 2018April 17, 2018
Steve Waugh, President of the Topeka Jazz Workshop, joins the show to talk about their final concert of the season coming up this Sunday at the Topeka Downtown Ramada Inn.
April 16th, 2018April 16, 2018
Marsha Pope, President of the Topeka Community Foundation, joins the show to discuss a $4.7 million gift that was given to the organization. Tamari Quinn from the Topeka Capital Journal joins the show to talk about the "Best of Topeka" awards. Nutrition expert Heather Graves joins the show to walk us through some of the food allergies that may be affecting your quality of life. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a bus driver caring for a student in need.