W4Cy & W4VET 09-14-2017

Our first guest is David Allender is the Editorial Director at Scholastic Book Clubs. He will discuss Back To School Tips for Parents to Help Kids Succeed in School,
Reading is Key to Academic Success: National Survey from Scholastic Shows Parents Have a Major Role in Helping Kids Find Books They Love.

David Allender is the Editorial Director at Scholastic Book Clubs. He oversees the selection of the thousands of books from all publishers featured in Scholastic Book Clubs’ monthly flyers, reaching tens of thousands of classrooms and millions of students nationwide. David has been an editor for 35 years and nothing makes him happier than discovering a great new book that kids will love. To learn more about Scholastic Book Clubs, visit www.scholastic.com/bookclubs.


Our next guest discuss September is  Blood Cancer Awaeness Month is Actress Finola Hughes. Ms. Hughes has taken on a new role: raising awareness for a group of rare, chronic and under-recognized blood cancers called Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (or MPNs). In the series Finola’s  Character Anna Devane (General Hospital) was diagnosed with polycythemia vera (PV), a rare type of chronic blood cancer,  Emmy-award winning actress Finola Hughes is dedicated to increasing awareness for rare blood cancers, while inspiring the public to be advocates for their own health.



Our 3rd guest is Becky Rabbitt, PharmD, an expert on Medicare Part D plans. Ms. Rabbitt will provide helpful information to people who are new to Medicare, and offer tips to current beneficiaries on how to choose the best plan for them during the upcoming Annual Open Enrollment period, which begins October 15th and ends December 7, 2017.

As vice president, Medicare solutions, Rebecca Rabbitt advises health plans on pharmacy programs for their Medicare and Medicaid populations. Her knowledge of CMS guidelines helps clients improve their Medicare Part D programs. Rebecca holds a doctorate in pharmacy from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and has completed a clinical residency at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. PharmD has played an integral role in the development of Express Scripts’ Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and suite of Medicare services and solutions for clients. Medicare consumers and caregivers can learn how to make important decisions about their pharmacy coverage. For more information please visit: www.roadmapformedicare.com and www.medicare.gov.



Our next guest is Lifestyle Expert Kia Malone shares Tips to Support and Nurture a Child’s Innovation and Individuality. Kia Malone is a familiar face in the media landscape. She has 15+ years of broadcasting experience in both radio and local and national television; most notably as a long-running host of the nationally syndicated morning TV show, ‘The Daily Buzz.’  She also served as host of, ‘Dance League,’ on American Sports Network and contributor on ‘Hot Topics TV.’  As such, Kia is backed by a broad range of experience in front of the camera; delivering everything from news to lifestyle, pop culture and entertainment content. Kia is also a wife, mother to two young children and a force to be reckoned with on the ballroom dance competition circuit.

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