Connections Radio June 4 2022

Laurie is joined by the High School for Recording Arts Executive Director Tony Simmons.  The discussion highlights HipHop Genius in education and the upcoming Deeper Learning Twin Cities Conference happening June 9-11, 2022 at the High School for Recording Arts.  To learn more, visit HSRA.org/twincities.22/

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Connections Radio Show – May 14, 2022

Hosts Laurie and Rick are joined by Nurse Carol Engelhart, Event and Fundraising Coordinator for Healthcare for All Minnesota ( www.HCA-mn.org ). We delved into the inspiring, wide, and deep connections for improving the well being of one and all—and MN could be the turning point. Their 5/20 picnic is on AM 950’s site!

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Connections Radio April 30 2022

  Hosts Laurie Beth Fitz and Rick Bernardo are joined by Scotty Herold—Rock the Cause CEO and Founder—and Kelsey McMahon, singer/songwriter (“Mousie”) and actress, as well as associate director, leading the Film, TV, Commercial License & Sync Division of Rock the Cause. We talk all things social justice and music—from the work with underserved youth…

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Connections Radio – April 23, 2022

Laurie Fitz and Rick Bernardo discuss progressive religion and spirituality with guest Tom Esch, Chief Leadership Officer of Esch Consulting, LLC, in St. Paul, MN. Tom also performs in the role of Fr. Vito Incognido (in the spirit of Fr. Guido Sarducci).

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Connections Radio April 9 – 2022

This week on Connections Radio, Laurie Fitz and Rick Bernardo are joined by Scott Herold, Founder and CEO of Rock the Cause Records. The episode introduces listeners to 4 new tracks from Scott’s Rock the Cause label, from artists who make a difference. Scott also speaks about the phenomenal work of High School for Recording…

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Connections Radio – March 12, 2022

Continuing the conversation on our personal journey of ethics during as the war continues in Ukraine, Laurie Fitz is joined by her guest Rick Bernardo to discuss why liars are listened to, how to find our voice – with the many voices in our head, and explore how the arts can support our journey to…

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Connections Radio February 26 2022

In reacting to our global disasters, Laurie Fitz is joined by her guest Rick Bernardo to discuss ways to explore personal ethics, make connections and make a difference. Rick Bernardo is an ethicist, public health advocate, musician, actor, comedian and instructor of organizational leadership, business ethics and cyber-tech ethics at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.…

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Connections Radio Show – January 29, 2022

Derek Strong, Director of Military Programs for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, joins Laurie Fitz to discuss programs that support service member’s transition to civilian opportunities in the foodservice industry. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has established an industry-training program that prepares transitioning service members for entry into a Restaurant Manager apprenticeship program or…

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Connections Radio January 22 2022

Laurie Fitz discusses health and well being in the restaurant industry with Nancy Olson a server and trainer in the restaurant industry and current graduate student at the University of Minnesota studying Integrative Health and Well Being Coaching.

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Connections Radio Show – January 15, 2022

Laurie speaks with Patricia D. Gill, Director of Workforce Development at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. They discuss the promise and potential of restaurants and their employees.

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Connections Radio November 7 2020

Our show today is part of our. . . . “in our own voice series” where Connections co-produces with community partners. This show continues our series on “Jewish Voices” and our co-producing partner is Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) our Co-producer for our Jewish Voices series is Anthony Sussman a…

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