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.
April 13th, 2018April 13, 2018
Dawn Hammett, Director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, joins the show to discuss the upcoming gathering to honor Vietnam veterans and their families titled, "Remembering Vietnam." Shawnee Co. Parks and Rec. Horticulture Supervisor Dave Bartels joins the program to talk about the Tulip Time Festival and give details on all of the events happening during the festival.
April 12th, 2018April 12, 2018
Magician Rick Thomas, named "best magician on the Las Vegas strip", joins the show to talk about his upcoming performance and fundraiser show for TPAC. Sarah Fizzell from ARTSConnect joins the show to talk about the Arty Party, which benefits a great local cause. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a man who's been volunteering for the Red Cross for 70 years.
April 10, 2018April 10, 2018
Karren Weichert, President and CEO of Midland Care Connection, joins the program to give details about National Healthcare Day and to talk about the variety of services that Midland provides. Film Expert Skyler Lindquist joins the show to give us his opinion on some of the latest movies. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a couple of veterans helping people in need.
April 9th, 2018April 9, 2018
Dene Mosier, Executive Director of The Kansas Children's Discovery Center, joins the show to talk about The Week of the Young Child and other upcoming events. Shelley Ramos, Executive Director of CASA, joins the program to talk about the impact that CASA has on the youth of our community and several upcoming events. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about the WWE honoring a teenager who's been through a difficult time.
April 5th, 2018April 5, 2018
Norwood Show Garden Expert Ariel Whitely-Noll joins the program to talk about making sure your soil is ready for your garden this spring and summer. Shannon Reilly from the Topeka Civic Theatre joins the program to discuss upcoming theatre camps for kids and the upcoming productions at the theatre.
March 30th, 2018March 30, 2018
Chris Omni, a.k.a. "The Health Hippie", and social worker Phelica Glass join the show to discuss developing a solid friendship that has the ability to last for years. They also discuss mental health for African American women. Phil ends the show with a baseball related good note.
March 29, 2018March 29, 2018
Dr. Jim Hamilton from St. Francis, Dan Leong and Stephanie Weiter from The American Cancer Society join the program to discuss colorectal cancer and why screening is so important. Misty Kruger from USD 501 and Daniel, an adult who posed as a student in Undercover High, join the show to talk about the series and the effect it had on the school and students involved. Danielle ends the show by giving a preview of what’s to come on tomorrow’s show.
March 28th, 2018March 28, 2018
Lisa Martin and Susan Fangman join the program to discuss properly handling and serving food during BBQ's and picnics this summer. Michelle Cuevas-Stubblefield from Downtown Topeka Inc. joins the program to talk about all of the upcoming events in Downtown Topeka. Britt ends the show on a good note.
March 27, 2018March 27, 2018
Heidi Pickerell, President and CEO of Meals on Wheels of Eastern Kansas, joins the show to share how the program is helping those with food insecurity and how people can volunteer to help. Deanna Morrison, artist and owner of Amused Gallery, joins the program to talk about her work, her gallery in NOTO, and a collaboration that she and several artists have with the Topeka Zoo. Jared Bednar and Shelby Revelle from the Topeka Zoo join the show to talk about the collaborations between local artists and the animals, as well as the upcoming Roar and Pour event. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing the story about a 3rd grader who is making sure everyone has a friend.
March 26, 2018March 26, 2018
John Mugler from the YMCA joins the show to discuss their summer camps and a variety of other programs that they offer kids. Local band Fox and Wills perform live in studio! They will be performing Thursday night at the Celtic Fox.
March 23rd, 2018March 23, 2018
Health Expert Tiffany McManis joins the show to discuss the importance of sleep and shares some tips on how to get a better nights rest. Warren Taylor from Friends of the Library joins the show to discuss the upcoming book sale at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. Danielle and Phil end the show by sharing their excitement for March Madness.
March 22, 2018March 22, 2018
Juliette Bradley, Director of Communications for the Alzheimer's Association, discusses the disease, early signs to look for, and why early detection is necessary. Brett Ahwting, Jake Schmidtline and Jim West discuss the Ribs and Bibs Festival, a 3-day country music and BBQ festival. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a 93-year-old woman going out of her way to help others.
March 21st, 2018March 21, 2018
Dusty Snethen and Ryan Cavanaugh discuss winning the Top Tank competition and their new self-serving bar, The Brew Bank. Adam Van Donge discusses his new fine dining restaurant, The White Linen.
March 20, 2018March 20, 2018
Danielle welcomes a number of guests to talk about the Recycled Rides program, which gives a vehicle to someone in need in the community. Marsha Pope from the Topeka Community Foundation joins the show to discuss how to better the health in our community and a few big events that are coming up. Phil ends the show on a good note.
March 19th, 2018March 19, 2018
Alice Weingarten from Grace Med joins the program to discuss Project Wellspring and all of the services the organization provides. Chef Kyle from Hy-Vee joins the program to talk about his favorite Easter dishes and even brings in some samples!
Chef Kyle Recipes:
20 oz. Shredded Potatoes
20 oz. Mashed Potatoes
8 oz. Shredded Colby Jack Cheese
16 oz. Sour Cream
1 bunch of Green Onion
2 cans of Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl reserving half of the cheese and ¼ cup of the green onion. Put the mixture into a casserole dish and bake covered at 300 degrees for 30-45 minutes. Garnish the casserole with the reserved cheese and green onion then put it back in the oven until the cheese has melted then serve it immediately
Honey Baked Ham
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
½ tsp ground ginger
½ tsp ground cloves
½ tsp paprika
¼ Corn Syrup or Honey
1 Spiral Sliced Bone in Ham
Mix the sugar and spices together and set aside. Brush the ham with the corn syrup then generously apply the sugar mixture to the ham. Once the Ham is coated heat the sugar mixture with a blow torch until it begins to bubble. Start in one area and keep the blow torch moving until all of the sugar has been heated and bubbling. Serve the ham cold or heat in a 300 degree oven for 15 minutes per pound of ham.
Green Beans with Garlic and Tomatoes
1 lb. Fresh Green Beans
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 pint grape tomatoes
2 Tbsp Fresh Minced Garlic
¼ cup Kosher Salt
Remove the stem ends from all of the green beans. Boil a medium pot of water with the salt and set up a bowl of 50/50 ice water bath. Once the water has come to a rolling boil throw in the green beans and let them blanch for 1 minute. Strain out the green beans and immediately submerge them in the ice water. Once they are completely cooled remove the green beans and dry them off on paper towels. In a large skillet heat the olive oil and toss in all the other ingredients. Saute until the grape tomatoes are starting to color and burst. Season with a little extra salt and serve immediately.
¼ cup Mayonnaise
1 tsp White Vinegar
1 tsp Yellow Mustard
1 dash Cayenne Pepper
Paprika to sprinkle on top
Boil the eggs by covering them with cold water and bringing them to a boil, then cover them and turn off the heat. After 20 minutes transfer the eggs to a cold water bath until they are no longer warm to the touch. Peel the eggs and cut them in half. Scoop out the yolks into a mixing bowl. Crumble the yolks and mix in the mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard and cayenne. Spoon the yolk mixture back into the eggs and serve chilled.
March 15, 2018March 15, 2018
Clay Neal and Traci Podlena from Shawnee County Parks and Rec join the program to discuss upcoming summer camps and volunteer and employment opportunities. Allison Shove from Azura Credit Union and Jannett Wiens from Harvesters talk about Azura's charitable giving to Harvesters and the different ways they are making sure no one goes hungry in Topeka. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a waitress taking extra care of her customers.
March 14th, 2018March 14, 2018
Justin Brokar from Helping Hands Humane Society joins the program to discuss the upcoming Paws in the Park event. Jennifer Haugh from Triple AAA joins the show to give tips on how to have a safe and fun St. Paddy's Day.
March 13th, 2018March 13, 2018
Member from the American Cancer Society join the show to discuss Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Shannon Reilly from the Topeka Civic Theatre joins the show to discuss upcoming performances at the venue.
March 12th, 2018March 12, 2018
Nick Gosnell fills in for Danielle in this episode. Him, Torey, and a number of guests walk you through what will be happening on St. Paddy's day here in Topeka.
March 9th, 2018March 9, 2018
Larry Gawronski from TPAC and Judd Henry Mason, the actor who plays Jesus in the upcoming performance of Jesus Christ Superstar, discuss the show. Mason also plays live in studio. Film critic Skyler Lindquist joins the show to share his thoughts on The Oscars. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a drunk college student taking a very expensive Uber ride.
March 7th, 2018March 7, 2018
Steve Waugh from the Topeka Jazz Workshop joins the show to discuss an upcoming performance on Sunday by renown jazz clarinetist Ken Peplowski. Bryant Lowry, who is featured on the CMT reality show "Music City", joins the show. Allie Manning from the Kansas Expocentre joins the program to discuss upcoming events like the Capitol City Carnage Demo Derby.
March 6th, 2018March 6, 2018
Dene' Mosier from Kansas Children's Discovery Center talks about all of the interactive activities that the center has to offer to children. Dennis Dinwiddie and Shelby Revelle from the Topeka Zoo join the show to talk about their conservation efforts and the upcoming Roar and Pour event. They also bring in a Argentine Black and White Tegu into studio!
March 5th, 2018March 5, 2018
Kristi Pankratz from Safe Streets and Prevention Services joins the program to talk about Topeka City Character's Word of the Month, which is "Alertness". She also discusses an upcoming training session for landlords and property managers. Nutrition Expert Heather Graves joins the show to share her weight loss story and discuss the different ways to detox your body. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a man from Florida who has taken up the hobby of repairing old tombstones.
March 2nd, 2018March 2, 2018
Lisa Martin and Susan Fangman join the show to talk about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Program and discuss how families can eat healthy on a budget. Diana Friend from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library talks about how you can participate in March Madness at the library, and other upcoming events. Britt ends the show on a good note.
March 1st, 2018March 1, 2018
Erin Alridge from the area Boy Scouts Organization joins the show to talk about their annual donor breakfast and all of the programs that are offered by the Boy Scouts. Historian Jan Kimbrell joins the show to discuss a historical African-American settlement in the town of Dunlap, Kansas.
February 28, 2018February 28, 2018
Members from Valeo join the show to discuss their Community Medication Outreach Program. Staci Dawn Ogle joins the show to discuss what's happening on First Friday. Dancer Kieran Hardiman joins us to talk about "Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour". Britt ends the show on a good note.
February 27, 2018February 27, 2018
Stephanie Weiter from American Cancer Society and Jenalea Randall from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas join the show to discuss the upcoming "Couture for Cancer", a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Members from the Topeka Rescue Mission join the show discuss what they are doing to stop human trafficking across the nation.
February 26, 2018February 26, 2018
Misty Kruger from USD 501 and Principal Dustin Dick from Topeka West High School discuss how they are working to keep students safe in their buildings, and how they are extending care and commitment to each student in the school. Leroy Dagg from Topeka Festival Singers discusses their organization and talk about an upcoming performance. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about how students at a high school are sending uplifting messages to each other.
February 23, 2018February 23, 2018
Rusty Walker and Torey Berndt join the program to discuss the help that St. Jude Children's Research Hospital provides to kids and families. Greg Atwater joins the program to discuss how St. Jude has helped his 5-year-old son, Gaige. Lydia Chapman from St. Jude joins the show to go more in depth about how St. Jude helps families and shares the totals of what Alpha Media has raised so far.
February 22, 2018February 22, 2018
Emily Drover from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital joins the show to talk about the history of St. Jude and shares stories about some of the children they have helped. Members from Envista Credit Union, the title sponsor for the St. Jude Radiothon, join the show to talk about why they decided to be the sponsors and their experience of visiting the hospital. Tim Kolling from Alpha Media joins the program to discuss his experience of getting to take a tour of the hospital. Lance Feyh joins the program, who shares the story about how St. Jude lent a helping hand to his child who was suffering from cancer.
February 21, 2018February 21, 2018
Lisa Cain and Carrie Allen from Doorstep of Topeka talk about their nonprofit organization, which is "helping Topekans survive crises, improve their way of life, and become self sufficient." Brent Boles, Topeka Business Hall of Fame Recipient, and Ashley Charest from Junior Achievement of Kansas join the show to talk about the Topeka Business Hall of Fame Ceremony. Phil ends the show on a good note.
February 20, 2018February 20, 2018
Steve Christenberry from Family Service and Guidance Center joins the program to discuss teen bullying. Jennifer Haugh from AAA discusses driving safely in winter weather and what you should have in your emergency kit. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a 12-year-old girl taking steps to clean up her neighborhood.
February 16, 2018February 16, 2018
John Mugler from the YMCA joins the program to discuss the Buckets Not Bullets program as well as different ways the Y is reaching out to Topeka youth. Justin Brokar from Helping Hands Humane Society joins the show to discuss the organization and even brings in Hefty, a beagle. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about the first Gerber baby being elected with Down Syndrome.
February 15, 2018February 15, 2018
Dawn McWilliams from the Boys and Girls Clubs in Topeka joins the show to discuss the recent mass shooting in Florida and how their organization impacts the lives of youth in our community. Marty Hillard, Amber Dale Bonnett and Matt Spezia join the show to discuss an upcoming poetry slam and even perform in studio. Todd Holmberg from McCain Auditorium joins the show to discuss upcoming performances.
February 14, 2018February 14, 2018
Chris Omni, The Health Hippie, Phelica Glass, a clinical social worker, and Alpha Media Promotions Director Torey Berndt join the show to discuss their Valentine's Day experiences and give tips on how to love yourself. Local band Fox and Wills perform live in studio!
February 13, 2018February 13, 2018
Members of the Kansas Reading Roadmap Program join the show to discuss how they are encouraging families to become more involved with children's literacy. Steven Thorpe joins the show to give relationship tips. Local musician Jarrod Guth performs a Valentine's Day-inspired song live in studio.