LISTEN: Ryan McCrady – January 17, 2020

LISTEN: Ryan McCrady – January 17, 2020

January 17th, 2020- Ryan McCrady of the EDC talks with guest host Kevin Breheny about the national economy, the prospects of attracting businesses here, as well as the big manufacturers located in Decatur that make products that are used throughout the world.

LISTEN: Penny Butts – January 17, 2020

LISTEN: Penny Butts – January 17, 2020

January 17th, 2020- The Evidence Based Health Coordinator of the Decatur YMCA, Penny Butts talks with guest host Kevin Breheny about some of the programs at the YMCA and looking at the composition of foods including the sugars and fats.

Three Dog Night Announced as a Headline Act at the Devon

Three Dog Night Announced as a Headline Act at the Devon

January 17th, 2020 – Legendary American band Three Dog Night has been announced as the first headline act at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater for the 2020 season. Celebrating 5 decades together, Three Dog Night will take the stage on Friday, June 5th, and perform classic hits, such as “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”, “Joy to The World”, “Black and White”, “Shambala”, “One”, “Liar”, “Celebrate” and many more. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, February 7th at 10am at devonamphitheater.com, (217) 422-5911 or in person at 620 E Riverside Ave. An opening act will be announced at a later date.

LISTEN:  Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts Its 4th Annual Bigs & Brews

LISTEN:  Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts Its 4th Annual Bigs & Brews

January 17th, 2020- Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted its 4th Annual Bigs & Brews event. The event celebrated and recognized January for being National Mentoring Month. The Celebration also stood as kick-starter of their Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser. Listen below for the full podcast with Jeff Parmenter Chief Development Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Lake Land College History Instructor Named Leo Welch Faculty Of The Year

Lake Land College History Instructor Named Leo Welch Faculty Of The Year

January 17th, 2020- Lake Land College History Instructor David Seiler of Effingham was recently named Leo Welch Faculty of the Year by the Illinois Community College Faculty Association. Seiler follows Geography/Earth Science Instructor Mike Rudibaugh as the second Lake Land College instructor to receive the award in the past 10 years. Apart from teaching both lecture style and online history courses, Seiler spent 19 years at Lake Land College and has served on numerous college committees. The ICCFA is a statewide organization that promotes teaching and learning excellence, communication and common interest representation among community college instructors.  

HSHS St. Mary’s Launch New Telemedicine Program

HSHS St. Mary’s Launch New Telemedicine Program

January 17th, 2020- HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital has launched an advanced critical care telemedicine program for hospital intensive care units that will ensure the highest quality of care for their sickest patients. St. Mary’s partnered with Advanced ICU Care® to deliver their new monitoring system of highly trained intensivist physicians and critical care specialists that will be available 24/7, providing an extra layer of care to enhance patient safety. The program continuously monitors patient vital signs, labs, and clinical status. It will also provide proactive data management tools that will help to improve, identify problems before they become urgent, and prompt immediate intervention when necessary.