Fairfax Radio 11/23/2021

Sid EppesOur first guest today is Sid Eppes the  Chairman of the AirPower Foundation, an all-volunteer organization supporting our military. Each year they raise funds through their annual AirPower Foundation Sky Ball event. He serves as Chairman of Sky Ball, our nation’s largest military fundraiser. Last year they were able to fund over 72 organizations to benefit our troops and their families.

Sid served as Chairman of the Fort Worth AirPower Council, the oldest civilian-military support organization in the United States. He is the first Honorary Commander of the 301st Fighter Wing, Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, Texas. Sid travels extensively representing the AirPower Foundation in developing and maintaining relationships with our military.

He is a lifelong resident of Arlington, Texas. After attending the University of Texas at Arlington, Sid began a 40-year career in business working in senior management for Tandy Corporation, real estate development for Trammel Crow, and CEO for oil & gas and real estate companies. In 1995 he founded Southwest Networks Inc., a fiber optic, voice, and data wiring company. In 2008 he sold his business and retired to begin his volunteer work. Sid served in the Texas Army National Guard. For more information go to https://airpowerfoundation.org/sid-eppes-chairman

 


Ingrid NewkirkOur second guest is PETA President Ingrid Newkirk discusses her new book ‘250 Vital Things Your Cat Wants You to Know’ —loaded with tips to make you and your cherished cat happy together. PETA President and “cat auntie” Ingrid Newkirk has enjoyed the company of many feline friends over the years, including three cats rescued from the Louisiana BP oil spill.

250 things your Cat wants you to knowNow she is sharing the secrets to a cat guardian’s success in her new book, 250 Vital Things Your Cat Wants You to Know, aka “The Cat Guardian’s Bible,” a book Brian Cox praises as “an eye-opener for everyone” and Kim Basinger, who wrote the foreword, describes as “a cool way of presenting new ideas.” For more information go to PETA.org

 


Our last guest is Gary Culp, Medicare Advantage expert; Chief Growth Officer at Cigna. Today he will discuss Medicare Advantage and offer tips on making a choice before the deadline on December 7th. Gary has expertise in all aspects of healthcare including strategic planning, leadership management, profit and loss, product development and management, marketing, and sales. Gary’s a healthcare industry veteran with over 20 years of progressive executive leadership, profit and loss accountability, distribution and sales, and management experience driving results across multiple markets. For more information please visit: www.cigna.com/medicare

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Fairfax 3/16/2021 8:00 AM

Our first guest is Donna Hartley an International inspirational speaker for over three decades. Donna Hartley is a former Miss Hawaii and television actress.  Her life story and her books will be discussed on the show today, she will focus on tips for other heart patients. Donna just had less-invasive heart surgery to replace her aortic valve – for a second time. And of course, these days she is surviving the global pandemic. Donna has shared her compelling story on NBC, ABC, PBS, and in The New York Times. A sought-after expert on surviving challenges and developing inner leadership and communication. Her story is captivating. Donna is a member of the National Speakers Association. For more information go to: https://donnahartley.com/

 

Our second guest is Ashley Byrne, Associate Director of PETA will discuss the latest book,“Animalkind” by Ingrid Newkirk has published, along with bestselling author Gene Stone. ANIMALKIND, Lives; as well as their extraordinary talents, deep emotions, and amazing intelligence, and the many exciting and easy ways people can act to prevent harm to animals. This latest book highlights some of the wonders of animal life and offers tools for living kindly toward the fellow beings on our shared planet. For more information go to :PETA.org

 

 

Our third guest is Dr. Sadiya Kahn from the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Chicago. Dr. Kahn  discusses the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States – heart disease: what steps to take to halt its progress and what the hospital is doing to fight the pandemic. For more information go to the https://www2.heart.org/

 

 

Our last guest is Dr. Huma Haider will discuss Brain Injury and she knows firsthand how devastating this can be. She lost her husband to a TBI and has devoted her life to the study of traumatic brain injuries. She will discuss the revolution in the diagnosis and treatment of TBI. She will also share her personal story, why she founded the National Brain Injury Institute, and the innovative techniques used to diagnose and treat patients. Her medical career led her to Houston where she founded the National Brain Injury Institute. She is pioneering a technique and protocol to activate a 20-year-old imaging technology called Diffusion Tensor Imaging.  Now serving patients in all 50 US states, Dr. Huma Haider is a rare gem.  She’s someone who genuinely cares for people who are suffering from this terrible injury. For more information, please visit, and click PRESS ROOM: https://www.nationalbii.com/

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W4CY 3/11/2021 and W4VET 3/14/2021

Our first guest is Donna Hartley International, inspirational speaker for over three decades. Donna Hartley is a former Miss Hawaii and television actress, who worked with Robin Williams and Dick Van Dyke. Donna Hartley has had nine lives wouldn’t be an exaggeration.  Donna Hartley is an International  speaker. Her life story and her books will be discussed on the show today, she will focus on tips for other heart patients. Donna just had less-invasive heart surgery to replace her aortic valve – for a second time. And of course, these days she is surviving the global pandemic. Donna has shared her compelling story on NBC, ABC, PBS, and in The New York Times. A sought-after expert on surviving challenges and developing inner leadership and communication. Her story is captivating. Donna is a member of the National Speakers Association. For more information go to: https://donnahartley.com/

 

Our second guest is Ashley Byrne, Associate Director of PETA will discuss the latest book,“Animalkind” by Ingrid Newkirk has published, along with bestselling author Gene Stone. ANIMALKIND, Lives; as well as their extraordinary talents, deep emotions, and amazing intelligence, and the many exciting and easy ways people can act to prevent harm to animals. This latest book highlights some of the wonders of animal life and offers tools for living kindly toward the fellow beings on our shared planet.she will discuss the remarkable advancements in our society’s awareness about animals over the years share fun animal facts, and give insight into fidelity (a gander will shuffle rather than strut, stop grooming himself, and lose interest in food if his mate dies); familial love (orangutan mothers will nurse their young up to their ninth birthday, and grown orangutans will continue to visit their mothers well into adulthood); grief (dogs are known to refuse to move from their guardians’ graves), and friendship (rhesus monkeys in laboratories would starve themselves rather than subject their friends to electro-shocks). For more information go to :PETA.org

 

Our third guest is Dr. Sadiya Kahn from the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute in Chicago. Dr. Kahn  discusses the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States – heart disease: what steps to take to halt its progress and what the hospital is doing to fight the pandemic. For more information go to the https://www2.heart.org/

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