W4Cy 12/06/2018

Our first guest today is Terry Lynn Schmidt author of “When Drag Racing Met Country Music: A Widow’s Journey in Rediscover”.  She is a former Opryland performer and she will share lessons in rediscovery after loss of her spouse, drag racing Hall of Famer Harry Schmidt.When they met, she was pursuing her performing career at Opryland with fellow performers Steven Curtis Chapman and Chonda Pierce, and entertaining troops with the USO overseas. He was a legend and pioneer in the NHRA drag racing industry, a Hall of Famer for his Blue Max Funny Car.

She gave up her career to marry Harry Schmidt, and raise their daughters in a fast-paced life as VIPs of the drag racing industry. But when she lost her soulmate to cancer, Terri also experienced the life-shattering loss of her own identity with him. She was left to begin a journey to rediscover herself and her faith. As she began the journey, she wrote about what she was learning and shares this with others who also have faced tremendous loss and are seeking new beginnings and renewing of their faith. For more information go to https://www.terrilynnschmidt.com



Kim Orlando is the founder of TravelingMom.com, TravelingDad.com, and SheBuysCars.com and a sought-after social media and marketing consultant and authority on family travel. Kim is a regular spokeswoman on satellite media tours, appeared on Good Morning America and The Today Show, hosted numerous conferences has been quoted in media from Good Housekeeping to the WSJ.  TravelingMom has the largest family travel influencer network in the world, is syndicated in Family Fun magazine and newspapers. Go to her websites for more information at TravelingMom.com,TravelingDad.com, and SheBuysCars.com.

Radio Fairfax 12/04/2018

Our first guest is Mark Vecchiarelli Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of KRUVE Inc., Mr. Vecchiarelli is a creative business professional with more than 15 years of progressive experience in high-profile and high-energy environments. His expertise is demonstrated both as an employee supporting C-Level executives and as an entrepreneurial business owner providing innovative solutions. Currently, Mark is the Chief Marketing Officer, for KRUVE Inc an award-winning coffee product company. KRUVE EQ Campaign: kruveinc.com/eq




Charles Gerba, Ph.D., is our next guest he is known affectionately as “DR. GERM”throughout America, he has some timely information from a new survey on paper towel, sponge, and dishcloth usage in the kitchen among Millennials and Baby Boomers.  Dr. Gerba is a professor of microbiology at the University of Arizona,who has written more than 400 articles and several text books on environmental biology. The public knows Dr. Gerba for his crusading on behalf of household hygiene and his frequent media appearances on shows like Good Morning America, TodayandDateline.  He is also co-author of“The GERM FREAK’s Guide to Outwitting Colds and Flu.



Gerardo Ortiz, Acting Deputy Regional Administrator for the Dallas Region of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Gerardo Ortiz, spokesperson for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), will discuss everything listeners need to know about the Medicare Open Enrollment period. Medicare Open Enrollment began on Monday, October 15 and ends at midnight on Saturday, December 7.  If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, you only have until the end of Open Enrollment, December 7, to make changes to your 2019 plan. Even if you are happy with your current Medicare coverage, you might find something better. Every year Medicare health plans change in cost, coverage, and participating providers. In fact, the projected 2019 average basic monthly premium for a Part D prescription drug plan is at the lowest rate since 2012! If you miss the Open Enrollment deadline, most people will have to wait a full year before they can make changes to their plans. For more information go to Medicare.gov 

KKIM 1000 AM & KXKS 1090/ WWLN 1080AM / WDZY1290AM / 103.3FM KWDF 840AM / 99.7FM 12/01/2018

Our first guest is Antonello (Tony) Punturieri, M.D., Ph.D.,
Program Director, Division of Lung Diseases at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He will discuss COPD – what it is, who’s at risk and how diagnosis and treatment can improve one’s quality of life. For more information on COPD and resources, visit NHLBI’s COPD Learn More Breather Better® website, www.COPD.nhlbi.nih.gov




Our next guest is Renowned Actor Hugh Bonneville of “Downton Abbey”on Masterpiece Theatre. Mr. Bonneville  and Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster will star as guest narrator and musical artist respectively, in the beloved annual holiday television special “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir” on PBS and BYU TV. “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir” is a storied tradition that dates back decades. Foster and Bonneville join a rich roster of guests that has traveled to Salt Lake City over the years to star in the phenomenon. Gladys Knight, Angela Lansbury, Bryn Terfel, Audra McDonald, Renée Fleming, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Natalie Cole, David Archuleta, Deborah Voigt, Santino Fontana, Laura Osnes and Rolando Villazón, among others, have performed as musical guest artists. And Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough, Hollywood star John Rhys-Davies (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy), Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Seymour (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”), legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite and the Muppets® from “Sesame Street” have served as narrators. This is the 15th consecutive year a 60-minute version of the programs will air on PBS stations. The annual program is a culmination of over 170 years of musical excellence by the iconic Choir. Founded in August 1847 by a small group of frontier settlers just 29 days after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, the Choir has evolved into a world-recognized, Grammy award-winning musical organization that is unparalleled in its size, history, reach and versatility. The special has been the top-viewed holiday program on PBS nearly every year for the past 14 years. BYU TV, a nationwide family entertainment network that produces the broadcast and co-presents it to millions of viewers worldwide alongside WGBH will air the full 90-minute version at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 20.



Our last guest is Chuck Gorman,Vice President, Entertainment and Electronics of Barnes & Noble. He launched and is responsible for the Music and DVD departments in all Barnes & Noble stores. Mr. Gorman has more than 15 years of experience working in merchandising for the music industry. From 1990 until 1992, he worked as a merchant for Trans World Entertainment Corp. Previously, he worked at a regional music chain in a variety of operational and merchandising positions. He began his career in the music business working as a freelance musician in Pittsburgh and Cleveland. Mr. Gorman graduated with a BA from the Cleveland Institute of Music. For more information go to https://www.barnesandnoble.com/

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