W4CY 4/15/2021 2:00 PM ET W4VET 4/18/2021 9:00PM ET

Ty Mann'sOur guest today is Major (Retired) Terrence “Ty” Manns he will discuss the new movie My Brother’s Keeper, he is the writer of the film and the story is based loosely on Ty’s father’s story coming back from Viet Nam.  Ty never lost his passion for storytelling, creativity, and film making. In 1999, Ty met his friend, colleague, and mentor, Mr. Rick Bieber, former President of HBO Pictures. Through Rick’s support and mentoring, Ty’s filmmaking and storytelling, knowledge, and experience grew. In 2006, Ty worked with Rick under his independent film production company, Angel City Pictures (ACP). From 2006 to 2009 ACP produced a number of independent film projects, including the tragic true story of Luke Abbate in the film The 5th Quarter.The film is now playing in theatres across the country.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KycbKhJL47Y

My Brother’s Keeper shares the story of returning war veteran SFC Travis Fox (TC Stallings) who has one more battle to fight – PTSD.  Fox and his best friend SFC Ron “Preach” Pearcy (Joey Lawrence) are in their 6th combat deployment when Preach and his entire Ranger platoon are killed in a deadly IED attack. Travis returns to his hometown to settle the affairs of his parents who had passed away years before. In searching for answers about his parents, he also discovers a new obstacle in PTSD. He finds support from church counselor Tiffany Robertson (Keshia Knight-Pulliam) and slowly begins to rediscover his faith in God, until he discovers a secret. Travis uncovers a secret hidden by his best friend Donnie Berry (Robert Ri’chard) that threatens his new-found faith, restores his guilt, and causes him to consider the unthinkable. For more information go to:  https://www.mybrotherskeeper.com


Roshanda Turner a patient advocate for Kidney disease, she discusses managing the disease and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment choice. Roshanda is passionate about educating others about kidney failure and home dialysis. Since her diagnosis, Roshanda has trained on how to do her hemodialysis treatment at home and is now on the kidney transplant list. She has two children, 22-year-old and a 7-year-old, and lives in Massachusetts. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, feng shui and meditation. For more information go to:https://www.kidney.org/


Our second guest is Kathy Cummings, Bank of America SVP Homeownership Solutions and Strategic Relationships, discusses the  new wave of first-time homebuyers are eager to change things up in a home of their own but face challenges. While many prospective homebuyers can afford monthly mortgage payments, the upfront costs and current environment may make homeownership seem out of reach. Bank of America offers a wealth of resources and significant grant programs to help buyers achieve affordable and sustainable homeownership. Most recently, Bank of America tripled its affordable homeownership initiative to $15 billion through 2025, aiming to help more than 60,000 individuals and families to purchase homes. For more information go to Bank of America.com

 

WDZY Richmond, VA 1290AM or 103.3FM 3/14/2021 1:30 PM ET

Ty Mann'sOur guest today is Major (Retired) Terrence “Ty” Manns he will discuss the new movie My Brother’s Keeper, he is the writer of the film and the story is based loosely on Ty’s father’s story coming back from Viet Nam.  Ty never lost his passion for storytelling, creativity, and film making. In 1999, Ty met his friend, colleague, and mentor, Mr. Rick Bieber, former President of HBO Pictures. Through Rick’s support and mentoring, Ty’s filmmaking and storytelling, knowledge, and experience grew. In 2006, Ty worked with Rick under his independent film production company, Angel City Pictures (ACP). From 2006 to 2009 ACP produced a number of independent film projects, including the tragic true story of Luke Abbate in the film The 5th Quarter.The film is now playing in theatres across the country.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KycbKhJL47Y

 

My Brother’s Keeper shares the story of returning war veteran SFC Travis Fox (TC Stallings) who has one more battle to fight – PTSD.  Fox and his best friend SFC Ron “Preach” Pearcy (Joey Lawrence) are in their 6th combat deployment when Preach and his entire Ranger platoon are killed in a deadly IED attack. Travis returns to his hometown to settle the affairs of his parents who had passed away years before. In searching for answers about his parents, he also discovers a new obstacle in PTSD. He finds support from church counselor Tiffany Robertson (Keshia Knight-Pulliam) and slowly begins to rediscover his faith in God, until he discovers a secret. Travis uncovers a secret hidden by his best friend Donnie Berry (Robert Ri’chard) that threatens his new-found faith, restores his guilt, and causes him to consider the unthinkable.

Ty enlisted into the U.S. Military in 1980. In 1987 he was accepted into the Army ROTC program at Wright-State University, Dayton, Ohio. In 1989 he graduated and was commissioned, Second Lieutenant, Infantry, Regular Army. Ty served as an Army Infantry Officer in tactical assignments in Germany, Korea, and worldwide from 1989 to 2003. Throughout his military and corporate career, 

In 2016 he wrote the inspirational Pure Flix distributed, faith-based film, “A Question of Faith”. After that, he joined forces with Bishop Charles Mackie in 2017 to form Manns Mackie Studios, a Family and faith-based content production company.  In 2018 Manns Mackie Studios produced his screenplay, “My Brother’s Keeper” set for theatrical release by Collide Distribution and Universal Studios in 2021. In 2019 Manns Mackie Studios produced his co-written screenplay, “Redeemed” set for release on cable networks in 2021. Ty holds a BA degree in Business Communications, and an MBA in Operations Management (with marketing concentration). He is married to Mia Malveaux-Manns (25 years) and they have two sons 2LT Delone Manns (23) and Army ROTC Cadet Matthew Manns (21).  For more information visit: https://www.mybrotherskeeper.com

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Fairfax 4/13/2021 8:00AM ET

Our guest today is Tami Hoffman, wife, mom, grandma, and a “mama” to 400 children in Uganda, Africa. Director of Hoffman Family Foundation and operator of Rays of Grace Academy in Jinja, Uganda along with her Ugandan son Robert Kiwanuka. Hoffman Family Foundation a 501(c)(3) was founded in 2014. Seeing a growing need for many vulnerable children Tami heard the call on her life to make a difference in this world one starfish at a time and Hoffman Family Foundation was born. Over the past seven years, Hoffman Family Foundation has grown immensely thanks to our generous donations and now has been able to help hundreds of families, women, and children in Uganda. Our programs include Rays of Grace Primary School and Soccer Academy, 350 amazing women that now have businesses through our Women’s Empowerment Groups, and our loving community outreach.

We are blessed to have two amazing teams, one in Denver, Colorado, and one on-site in Kampala, Uganda. The impact we make today has a powerful rippling effect on every tomorrow. Never underestimate the valuable and important difference you make in EVERY life you touch. We invite you to be a part of our vision… Leaving a legacy of LOVE transforming lives and communities. We are on an exciting adventure of passion and purpose. If you would like to know more about what we do please visit:  www.hoffmanfamilyfoundation.co


Ty Mann'sOur guest today is Major (Retired) Terrence “Ty” Manns he will discuss the new movie My Brother’s Keeper, he is the writer of the film and the story is based loosely on Ty’s father’s story coming back from Viet Nam.  Ty never lost his passion for storytelling, creativity, and filmmaking. In 1999, Ty met his friend, colleague, and mentor, Mr. Rick Bieber, former President of HBO Pictures. Through Rick’s support and mentoring, Ty’s filmmaking and storytelling, knowledge, and experience grew. In 2006, Ty worked with Rick under his independent film production company, Angel City Pictures (ACP). From 2006 to 2009 ACP produced a number of independent film projects, including the tragic true story of Luke Abbate in the film The 5th Quarter. The film is now playing in theatres across the country.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KycbKhJL47Y

 

My Brother’s Keeper shares the story of returning war veteran SFC Travis Fox (TC Stallings) who has one more battle to fight – PTSD.  Fox and his best friend SFC Ron “Preach” Pearcy (Joey Lawrence) are in their 6th combat deployment when Preach and his entire Ranger platoon are killed in a deadly IED attack. Travis returns to his hometown to settle the affairs of his parents who had passed away years before. In searching for answers about his parents, he also discovers a new obstacle in PTSD. He finds support from church counselor Tiffany Robertson (Keshia Knight-Pulliam) and slowly begins to rediscover his faith in God, until he discovers a secret. Travis uncovers a secret hidden by his best friend Donnie Berry (Robert Ri’chard) that threatens his new-found faith, restores his guilt, and causes him to consider the unthinkable. For more information fo to:Visit: https://www.mybrotherskeeper.com

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