Connecting Our Community

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This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions.

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Connecting Our Community: Sulam (VIDEO)

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On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Karen Allyn meets with Lianne Heller, the Director of Sulam. Sulam believes that a high quality education should be available to children in the metro Washington area irrespective of their learning differences. This wonderful organization is setting a great example of a program that is working for our […]

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Connecting Our Community: The Brookeville Beer Farm (VIDEO)

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The craft beer industry continues to grow and become more popular. On this episode of Connecting Our Community host Karen Allyn introduces us to one of  Montgomery County’s newest craft beer providers, The Brookeville Beer Farm. Guests Phil Muth, Co-owner and Kenny Borkmann the head brewer give us a lesson about beer, how they got started and […]

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Connecting Our Community: Friendship Circle of Greater Washington

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Children and young adults with special needs can often find it challenging to just find a friend to hang out with and feel part of the larger community. On this episode of Connecting Our Community Host Karen Allyn meets with Chana Kaplan who will tell us about The Friendship Circle of Greater Washington.  The Friendship […]

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Connecting Our Community: Meet Monica Costa (VIDEO)

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Women, what do we do when our car starts making noise? Do you feel confident when you bring it into a shop for repairs? Well on this episode we will meet a special lady that is trying to help us. Host Karen Allyn is joined by the owner of the 1st female owned auto repair shop […]

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Connecting Our Community: Meet Joel Bressler (VIDEO)

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What does eating right mean to you? How does your diet affect how you feel and think? Hear what one expert says, on this episode of Connecting Our Community. Host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Joel Bressler, retired pharmacist, Nutritionist and author of Essentials of Nutrition: Good Nutrition vs. Malnutrition  Joel believes that doctors should use […]

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Connecting Our Community: The Good Egg Group (VIDEO)

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What do good eggs and being a professional school counselor have in common? Find out more on this episode of Connecting Our Community. Host Pat Shoemaker introduces us to Sharon Stiefel, an award winning Professional School Counselor and author of the “Good Egg Group.” For more information about Sharon’s book, The Good Egg Group, you can go to MarcoProducts.com. […]

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Connecting Our Community: Safe Teen Dating Public Service Announcement Contest

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Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. On this episode of Connecting Our Community, Host Karen Allyn is joined by two people that have been working hard to get the word out to parents in the community. Karen is joined by Cheryl Kravitz, a […]

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Connecting Our Community ep. 100 Scottie Rescue

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On this episode of Connecting Our Community, host Karen Allyn speaks with guests from the Mid Atlantic Scottish Terrier Education and Rescue, “MASTER.” This group is located right here in Montgomery County. Jeanne Lishia, the President & Rescue Coordinator for the Mid Atlantic Scottish Terrier Education and Rescue and Frank Lishia, a Board Member, show […]

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Connecting Our Community: Autism Awareness

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According to the Autism Society, The prevalence of autism in U.S. children increased by 119.4 percent from 2000 to 2010. According to the CDC 1 in 68 children born in the U.S. have an autism spectrum disorder making Autism the fastest-growing developmental disability. Find out more on this episode of Connecting Our Community. Host Pat Shoemaker discusses […]

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Connecting Our Community: Elder Care in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

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It’s been said that by the year 2030, at least 3.5 million more healthcare professionals will be needed. In Montgomery County, the current need for nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants is acute.  The Family & Nursing Care Foundation said that “this is not an acceptable situation.” On this episode of Connecting Our Community you will find out […]

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Episodes

EpisodeTitle/Description
78

Connecting Our Community-New shelter #78

New Animal Shelter

77

Connecting Our Community-Pets with Disabilities #77

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

76

Connecting Our Community-Sunflower Bakery #76

Sunflower Bakery

75

Connecting Our Community-Toastmasters #75

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

74

Connecting Our Community-Domestic Abuse with Katie Gleeson #74

Domestic Abuse with Katie Gleeson

73

Connecting Our Community- Humane society #73

MC Humane Society

72

Connecting Our Community-Interages #72

Interages

71

Connecting Our Community-Manna Food #71

Manna Food

70

Connecting Our Community #70

The Senior Connection

69

Connecting Our Community #69

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

68

Connecting Our Community #68

Elder Abuse Awareness

67

Connecting Our Community #67

Barbershop Singing is performed by Accapello singers who also are part of the Harmony Express group.

66

Connecting Our Community #66

Olney Farmers Market

65

Connecting Our Community #65

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

64

Connecting Our Community #64

Artstream

63

Connecting Our Community #63

This show is about the local chapter ofHarmony Express a group of accapello singers.

62

Connecting Our Community #62

Rockville Science Center with Bob Ekman.

61

Connecting Our Community #61

Elder Abuse Awareness part 2. Guests Bonnie Klem, Lt. Bob Carter, and Debbie Feinstein.

60

Connecting Our Community #60

Bob Blancato: National Coordiinator of the Elder Justice Coalition.

59

Connecting Our Community #59

Story Tapestries with Arianna ross

58

Connecting Our Community #58

John Goon talks about seniors game night.

57

Connecting Our Community #57

Host Karen Allyn is joined by Cal Horelick, the President of the Montgomery County Stroke Association. Approximately 80% of all strokes are preventable.

56

Connecting Our Community #56

A message of hope Cancer with Meredith McNerney

55

Connecting Our Community #55 Hospice Caring

Pat Shoemaker talks with Jeannette Mendonca and Toby Rabbin of Hospice Caring, Inc about their organization.

54

Connecting Our Community #54 Emergency Preparedness 101

This episode of Connecting Our Community we will give you a refresher course on Emergency Preparedness 101.

53

Connecting Our Community #53

Host Pat Shoemaker is joined by guests, Gena Mitchell, President of Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County (DSNMC) And Heather Sachs, DSNMC Board Member and Education Committee Chair. Together they dispel some popular myths about Down Syndrome and discuss the work of the DSNMC.

52

Connecting Our Community #52

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

51

Connecting Our Community #51

How to survive and thrive in the new era of under and unemployed.

50

Connecting Our Community #50

Interview with Blanca Kling, Hispanic Liaison with the Montgomery County Police Department.

49

Connecting Our Community #49

Olney Home for Life..Marlene Zaborsky

48

Connecting Our Community #48

Hero Dogs..Jennifer Lund

47

Connecting Our Community #47

Habitat for Humanity

46

Connecting Our Community #46

Health Disparities, Amalia Rivera- Oven

45

Connecting Our Community #45

10000 Villages

44

Connecting Our Community #44

Growing Soul 2

43

Connecting Our Community #43

Growing Soul 1

42

Connecting Our Community #42

Transformations with Bethany Portner

41

Connecting Our Community #41

Transportation

40

Connecting Our Community #40

Childrens Inn at NIH

39

Connecting Our Community #39

JCA

38

Connecting Our Community #38

Elder Abuse Part 2

37

Connecting Our Community #37

Elder Abuse Part 1

36

Connecting Our Community #36

Advanced Directives

35

Connecting Our Community #35

Weed Warriors

34

Connecting Our Community (Mandi and John E.) #34

MCM with Mandi and John

33

Connecting Our Community #33

GardenClub Gaithersburg Washington Grove

32

Connecting Our Community #32

Sleep Apnea and Dental Health

31

Connecting Our Community #31

Dr. Poon

30

Connecting Our Community #30

Red Cross

29

Connecting Our Community #29

Animal Rescue

28

Connecting Our Community #28

Financial Aid

27

Connecting Our Community #27

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

26

Connecting Our Community #26

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

25

Connecting Our Community #25

The Military Outreach of the Mental Health Association

24

Connecting Our Community #24

The Links, Inc Youth International Entrepreneurial Program

23

Connecting Our Community #23

Humane Society with BJ Altschul

22

Connecting Our Community #22

Bev Fleischer...Autism

20

Connecting Our Community #20

The First Tee Golf program

19

Connecting Our Community #19

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

18

Connecting Our Community #18

This show highlights the Montgomery County Ombudsman program

17

Connecting Our Community #17

The Commission of Veterans Affairs and Commission on people with Disabilities

16

Connecting Our Community #16

Boy Scouts

15

Connecting Our Community #15

Chinese New Year 2011 prep and explanation of events and customs

14

Connecting Our Community #14

Mental Health...Sharon Friedman

13

Connecting Our Community #13

Riji Green with Anna Leung fouinder and president

12

Connecting Our Community #12

Lions Club..Graciela

11

Connecting Our Community #11

Family Justice Center

10

Connecting Our Community #10

This show will have a variety of topics consisting of a combination of Field and Studio productions

9

Connecting Our Community #9

MCVFD- Eric Bernard

8

Connecting Our Community #8

Anthony Cohen the Menare Foundation

7

Connecting Our Community #7

Police Explorers post 1986..Kevin Plato and George Stephens

6

Connecting Our Community #6

St. Anthonys Bridal and Goodwill

5

Connecting Our Community #5

Beekeeping part 2

4

Connecting Our Community #4

Beekeeping part 1

3

Connecting Our Community #3

Civil air Patrol

2

Connecting Our Community #2

Victim abuse

1

Connecting Our Community #1

Human Trafficking