October 22nd, 2018October 22, 2018
Misty Kruger from Topeka Public Schools and Nicole Fairly from the Parents as Teachers Organization join the show to discuss the program and share some of the accomplishments and accolades they recently received. Misty shares some good news about graduation rates. Erin Aldridge from the Jayhawk Area Council tells us about many of the activities the scouts have going on as well as the biggest fundraiser of the year, the "Top 20 Under 40" awards.
October 19th, 2018October 19, 2018
The gang broadcasts live from Westridge Lanes. Torey Berndt from Junior Achievement and Norm Landry from Capital Federal join the show to discuss their organizations as well as the Bowl-A-Thon going on for the next several days. Jennifer and Whitney from Midwest Health join the show to talk about how they became involved with Junior Achievement. Gary Newberry with AmeriPride Services finishes up with more details about the Bowl-A-Thon.
October 18th, 2018October 18, 2018
Tara Dimick from Envista Credit Union joins the show to share a special announcement on how they're celebrating International Credit Union Day. Justin Brokar from Helping Hands Humane Society tells us everything we need to know about the "Bon Appetit" event. Brett Matlock, Sr., joins the show to talk about an upcoming fundraiser for his son Josiah who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. "Hot Cocoa for JoJo" is being held on October 19th at Mirror Inc. Jennifer Haugh from Triple A shares several tips on how to have a safe Halloween.
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October 17th, 2018October 17, 2018
Allyson from Azura Credit Union and Katie from the Topeka Boys and Girls Club join the show to talk about how Azura Credit Union is striving to make genuine and meaningful changes in peoples' lives in our area. Brian from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library join the show to give us the details about the bookmobile and other services. Britt ends the show on a good note.
October 15th, 2018October 15, 2018
Rose Dahlgren and Matt Lara from the Greater Topeka Partnership join the show to discuss the organization as well as the upcoming Business Expo and other fun events. Steve Waugh, President of the Topeka Jazz Workshop, joins the show to give us details about the workshop as well as the upcoming concert with KCJO7.
October 12th, 2018October 12, 2018
The gang broadcasts live from The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site. Chief Enimini Ekong, Chief of Interpretation, Education, and Cultural Resources, joins the show to give us an audio tour of the facility, this history of the case and why it is still relevant today.
October 11th, 2018October 11, 2018
Mike Babb, Managing Partner for Iron Rail Brewing, joins the show to discuss the opening of the new brewery and restaurant as well as the upcoming Topeka Brewfest. Jill Cook and Lacey Kinder from the Easter Seals Capper Foundation join the show to tell us all about the upcoming Pumpkin Palooza, which benefits the organization. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a community helping out a soldier in need.
October 9th, 2018October 9, 2018
Legendary comedians Gallagher and Artie Fletcher join the show to promote their performance at the Topeka Performing Arts Center. Local barbershop quartet DoubleStuf joins the show to perform a few tunes in preparation of an upcoming competition.
October 8th, 2018October 8, 2018
Pam Evans from the Family Service and Guidance Center joins the show to talk about the work that they do to treat children's mental health problems as well as an upcoming luncheon. Dawn Robertson, Administrator for the Race Against Breast Cancer, joins the show to talk about what their organization does as well as some restaurants in town that will be giving portions of their sales to the organization.
October 5th, 2018October 5, 2018
Shannon Reilly from the Topeka Civic Theatre joins the show to discuss all of the upcoming performances, including Click Clack Boo, a Halloween themed show. Justin Brokar from Helping Hands Humane Society joins the show to talk about their Bone' Appetit event and even brings a lil' pup, Sable, into the studio!
October 4th, 2018October 4, 2018
Staci Dawn Ogle, owner of 39 West Gallery, joins the show to walk us through all of the activities going on at this upcoming First Friday. Shelby and Jared from The Topeka Zoo join the show to talk about Fright Fest, the soon-to-be arrival of a baby cub, and they also bring a Jungle Nymph into the studio!! Link to video: https://www.facebook.com/WIBWNews/videos/104610323813391/
October 3rd, 2018October 3, 2018
Gary Starr from Gary's Berries joins the show to discuss his family farm and event space and provides a number of reasons why this destination should be on your to-do list this fall. Jim West from Country 106.9 joins the show to give us all of the details of the upcoming Ribs and Bibs Music Festival.
October 2nd, 2018October 2, 2018
John Bell with Old Prairie Town and Doug Ruth with the Wheatstock Music Festival join the show to give us all the details on the upcoming Apple Festival. Amy Pinger from Harvesters joins the show to talk about the hunger problem in our area and what they are doing to counteract the issue.
October 1st, 2018October 1, 2018
Pizzazz, a local barbershop quartet, joins the show to discuss the upcoming Sweet Adelines International Convention and Competition as well as perform some tunes live on the show. Aimee Copp-Hasty and Mya Kramer from Valeo join the show to discuss the upcoming "Unmasking Stigma" fundraiser as well as a special screening of "The Soloist." Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a North Carolina man helping out hurricane victims.
Pictured: Danielle Norwood's custom made mask for the Unmasking Stigma event.
September 28th, 2018September 28, 2018
Linda Henderson, Director of Development and Marketing for the Rolling Hills Zoo, joins the show to give us an overview of the zoo and exhibits as well as upcoming events. Derek Kwan, Executive Director of the Lied Center of Kansas, joins the show to tell us all about the center as well as upcoming performances. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a grandpa who naps with cats.
September 27th, 2018September 27, 2018
Dan Leong, Carrie Delf, and Stephanie Weiter join the show to inform us about the HPV vaccine and to discuss it's benefits. Jenny Torrence joins the program to discuss the Serendipity Underground Concert. Jake Livgren performs live in studio!
September 26th, 2018September 26, 2018
Ellie Brent and Nikki Thompson join the show to talk about the March of Dimes organization and their mission, as well as their partnership with Amerigroup. Craig Fredricksen returns for another segment of "Financial Game Plan with Coach Craig." Karey Brown and Tim Kolling join the show for "Real Estate 101."
September 25th, 2018September 25, 2018
Erma Forbes, President of the Gil Carter Initiative, joins the show to discuss their organization, which enhances the quality of life for socioeconomically challenged children, and discusses an upcoming fundraiser. Jeff Carson, President of the Board of Directors for The Jayhawk Theatre, gives us updates on the renovations and also talks about some upcoming performances at the venue.
September 24th, 2018September 24, 2018
Kim Konecny, Community Leadership Council Member with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, joins the show to discuss their work in the community as well as an upcoming fundraiser. Craig Ruis Fisher, President of the Ad Astra Theatre Ensemble, joins the show to tell us about their upcoming season. Simon Watson, Head Coach of the Topeka Pilots, joins the show to give us an update on how the team is doing and what he's looking forward to. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a couple of kids going above and beyond for their father.
September 21st, 2018September 21, 2018
Bob Kekeisen from the Topeka Symphony Orchestra joins the show to discuss the upcoming concert season as well as their big fundraiser they are hosting next month. Todd Holmberg from McCain Auditorium in Manhattan joins the show to give a preview of their upcoming season. Film Critic Skyler Lindquist joins the show for another session of "Flick Talk."
September 20th, 2018September 20, 2018
Ryan Ogle, Marketing Director for the Aaron Douglas Art Fair, and Jessica Mays, the 2018 Featured Artist, join the show to gives us all of the details about the upcoming art fair. Avery Stratton, who will be performing at the fair on the mainstage, performs live in studio. Steve Waugh, President of the Topeka Jazz Workshop, joins the show to talk to us about the Jazz and Food Truck Festival as well as the Topeka Jazz Concert Series.
September 19th, 2018September 19, 2018
Mike Beene, Director of Employment Services for the Kansas Department of Commerce, joins the show to talk about the first-ever Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Conference. Craig Fredricksen provides another segment of "Financial Game Plane with Coach Craig." Real estate experts Karey Brown and Tim Kolling join the show for "Real Estate 101", which gives you and inside look on the real estate market.
September 18th, 2018September 18, 2018
Allison Marker and Michelle McCormick join the show to give us all the details about the upcoming "Week Without Violence." Stephanie Heston, Artistic Director for the Kansas Ballet Academy, joins the show to tell us all about her organization. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a man taking big steps to keep his environment clean.
September 17th, 2018September 17, 2018
Pam Evans, Marketing Director for the Family Service and Guidance Center, joins the show to talk about anxiety in children. Shelley Ramos, Executive Director of CASA of Shawnee County, joins the show to tell us about the Homes for the Holiday Tour.
September 14th, 2018September 14, 2018
Dawn Robertson, Katy Nelson and Santhi Hamm from the Race Against Breast Cancer organization join the show to talk about the upcoming fun run events on the 28th and 29th. Michelle Cuevas-Stubblefield from Downtown Topeka Inc. joins the show to discuss her new role in Leadership Greater Topeka and romantic getaways in Topeka. Phil ends the show on a good note.
September 13th, 2018September 13, 2018
Chris Omni the "Health Hippie" joins the show to discuss the Kujima Collective, a new health initiative that focuses on helping African-American Women improve their health. Riley Shafer and Mike McLaughlin from Shawnee County Parks and Rec join the show to give us all the details about upcoming events, like the Outdoor Kansas for Kids and the Apple Fest. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a man donating his time and his money to a good cause.
September 12th, 2018September 12, 2018
Elizabeth Lane, Director of the Hiawatha Chamber and Visitors Bureau, joins the show to talk about the upcoming Maple Leaf Festival. Stacy Jeffries joins the show to talk about one of the biggest blues festivals in northeast Kansas,the Paxico Blues Festival. It's another edition of "Financial Game Plan with Coach Craig".
September 11th, 2018September 11, 2018
Ashley Charest, President of Junior Achievement joins the show. Mike Wilson, Founding Partner of Architect One, and Patrick Gideon, President of Silver Lake Bank, join the program to discuss being inducted into the 2019 Topeka Business Hall of Fame Laureates. Mary Madden, Director of the Museum and Education Division of the Kansas Museum of History, joins the show to gives us details about West Fest as well as some new exhibits coming to the museum. Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a teacher receiving help from around the nation.
September 10th, 2018September 10, 2018
Misty Kruger from USD 501 joins the show to discuss TCALC and upcoming public events going on in the school district. John Bell from Old Prairie Town joins the show and gives us all of the details about the upcoming Apple Festival. Producer Phil ends the show on a good note by sharing a story about a man dancing across America for a good cause.
September 7th, 2018September 7, 2018
Glenda Washington, Senior Vice President of Entrepreneurial and Minority Business Development for Go Topeka, joins the show to discuss all of the upcoming events to help businesses in Topeka, like the "Refresh Leadership Simulcast" and the Small Business Summit. Michelle Cuevas-Stubblefield from Downtown Topeka Incorporated talks about all of the upcoming events in the downtown area.
September 6th, 2018September 6, 2018
Tabitha Brotherton and Kim Fertig from the Kansas Reading Roadmap join the show to discuss their programs and updates on what's happening as a new school year begins. Jodi Krantz gives us all the details about the 6th annual Independence Uncorked Wine Festival. Lore Hutchinson, hot air balloon pilot, joins the show to share what's like to be a pilot and give us details about the upcoming Huff n' Puff Hot Air Balloon Rally.
August 31st, 2018August 31, 2018
Alice Weingarten, Director of Community Development for Gracemed Health Clinic, joins the show to discuss Gracemed's philosophy on health care and the different services they provide. Thad Hartman and Nancy Lindberg from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library join the show to discuss the new expansion to the library, Claire's Courtyard.
August 30th, 2018August 30, 2018
Michael Hook, Director of the Dickinson County Heritage Society, joins the show to talk about the Chisholm Trail Days celebration in Abilene. Rosemary, Matt and Zach from Visit Topeka join the show to gives us an overview of some of the upcoming events in our city.
August 28th, 2018August 28, 2018
Carolyn Zeller, Senior Community Development Manager for the North Region of the American Cancer Society, joins the show to discuss the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff and well as the upcoming walk. Breast cancer survivors Ellen Wheeler and Marilyn Revell join the show to share their stories.
August 27th, 2018August 27, 2018
Mark DeGroff and Mike Foster from the Topeka Rescue Mission join the show for the entire hour discussing homelessness in Topeka and what they're doing to stop the problem.
August 24th, 2018August 24, 2018
Jessica and Kimberly from The United Way join the show to discuss the latest updates and how we can participate in their next Capital Campaign. Jared and Shelby from The Topeka Zoo join the show to talk about the baby giraffe Elizabeth, give an update on Camp Cowabunga, and bring in a Kenyan Sand Boa.
August 23rd, 2018August 23, 2018
Dr. Maren Turner, State Director of AARP Kansas, joins the show to talk about changing the stereotypes we place on old age. Susan Duffy from the Topeka Metro discusses their fall and winter campaign. Danielle and Phil play "Two Lies and a Truth" to wrap up the show.
Phelica Glass, who is a licensed specialist clinical social worker with a successful psychotherapy practice right here in Topeka, joins the show to discuss "Kids and Grief." Laurie Buhler, Special Events Coordinator for KTWU, talks about 2 fundraising events coming up in September; The 7th Annual Golf Classic and Frankenwine. Coach Craig gives us a Financial Game Plan, and discusses the importance of living wills.
August 21st, 2018August 21, 2018
Linda Kehres gives us an update on everything you need to know about the upcoming event, the Downtown Adventure Race Topeka. Allie Manning from the Expocentre joins the show to give us an update on all of the renovations as well as upcoming events.
August 20th, 2018August 20, 2018
Michelle McCormick, Program Director for the Center for Safety and Empowerment, joins the show to talk about how we can build better relationship by developing our emotional intelligence. Chef Kyle joins the show and shares back-to-school budget friendly recipes.
Bacon, Egg and Cheese Salad Sandwich on Jewish Rye
6 scrambled eggs
¼ cup chopped crispy bacon
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
¼ cup mayo
2 Tbsp. Tabasco sauce
4 slices lightly toasted Jewish Rye
Mix all the ingredients except the bread. Spread the egg salad on the bread and package for lunchtime.
Gobs of Kabobs
2 large cut cubes of honeydew
2 large cut cubes of cantaloupe
2 large cut cubes of pineapple
7 red grapes
Skewer the fruit separating each fruit with a grape and top with the strawberry
4 large pieces of cubed chicken
2 leaves of fresh basil
4 grape tomatoes
6 small balls of fresh mozzarella cheese
Skewer the chicken and grape tomatoes with a ball of fresh mozzarella and the fresh basil leaves in between. Lightly glaze the kabobs with the balsamic glaze
1 tube of sugar cookie dough
1 cup of melted semi-sweet chocolate
1 tube of colored icing
Slice the cookie dough into pucks and bake at 350 degrees until they are half baked then cool. Ball up the half-baked cookie dough and put on the end of a skewer. Dip the skewered balls into the melted chocolate and decorate with the icing.
Taco Salad Bowls
1 lb. ground beef
1 Tbsp. Chili powder
½ Tbsp. Cumin
1 Tbsp. Salt
½ head chopped Iceberg lettuce
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
2 Chopped Roma tomatoes
½ Yellow Onion, diced
Taco Salad bowls
Brown the ground beef with the chili powder, cumin and salt and chill. Build the salad bowls to your specifications and package for lunch.
Knorr Chicken Alfredo
2 packages of Knorr Alfredo
1 lb. seared and diced Chicken Breast
1 pint of halved Grape Tomatoes
4 oz. Fresh Spinach
Prepare the Knorr Alfredo sides according to the directions then add the chicken, grape tomatoes and spinach and serve hot.
1 lb. Chopped Sirloin
1 Diced Onion
1 can Golden Mushroom Soup
½ cup Sour Cream
4 oz. Chopped Fresh Mushrooms
Corn Flakes to top
Saute the diced onion, chopped mushrooms and chopped sirloin then season with salt and pepper. Combine the cooked mixture with the Golden Mushroom Soup and the sour cream. Put the mixture into a casserole dish and top with Corn Flakes. Bake at 350 degrees until the casserole bubbles on all sides. Serve hot.