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Rich Answers - Dr. Loneke T. Blackman Carr - 02/23/20

This week Rev. Dr. Shelley Best talks with Dr. Loneke T. Blackman Carr, a dietitian and the UCONN Assistant Professor of Community Public Health and Nutrition. They will be talking about what started her path, what does it mean to be a registered dietitian, the African American Food Menu as well as...
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Spotlite: The Connection

Lisa DeMatteis-Lepore Chief Executive Officer of The Connection discussed how the agency was formed as a community response to the devastation being wrought on families by the problems of abuse, neglect, addiction, and crime. The Connection has since been a leader in creating effective, community-...
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Rich Answers: How Deep

With Valentines Day here and gone, Rev. Dr. Shelley Best talks about how believing is seeing. At the time of year where belief and love go hand and hand, please listen carefully. Music provided by various artists.
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Spotlite: Nutmeg Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Andy Fleischmann President and CEO, Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters discussed how for more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that every child has the ability to succeed, thrive and reach their fullest potential in life. As Connecticut’s largest volunteer...
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SPOTLITE: Better Business Bureau of Connecticut

Luke Frey Associate Director of Communication of The Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut discussed scams frequently seen in Connecticut on our BBB ScamTracker.
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Spotlite: The United Way of Connecticut

Ann Scully from The United Way of Ct discussed the United Way of Connecticut’s goal is to help meet the needs of Connecticut residents by providing information, education and connection to services.
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Spotlite: AIDS Connecticut (ACT)

Latoya Taylor from AIDS CT. AIDS Connecticut (ACT), in partnership with its member agencies discussed improving the lives of people impacted by HIV through care and supportive services, housing, advocacy and prevention.
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Spotlite: The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut

Ian Race from the Epilepsy Foundation discussed The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut's dedication to improving the lives of people with epilepsy and their families. They are Connecticut's only affiliate of the national Epilepsy Foundation. Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut, Inc. 386 Main Street...
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Spotlite: ECAD (Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities)

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Spotlite: Prudence Crandall Center

Carolyn Jasper, Director of Development for Prudence Crandall Center discussed the oldest domestic violence program in Connecticut. PCC offers comprehensive services to women, men, and children who are victims of domestic violence and is the only domestic violence program serving nine Connecticut...
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