'Community Focus' is EASY 93.1's long-running signature community affairs program, airing each Sunday morning at 6:50 a.m. ET, hosted by correspondents Ellen Jaffe and Jeff Martin.
Women's Breast & Heart Initiative / NAMI Miami
Segment 1 - Women's Breast & Heart Initiative.
Guest: Founder / CEO, Andrea Ivory.
Ivory talks about WBHI's newest initiative, partnering with retailers to bring the Mobile Mammography Van to people where they work.
Segment 2 - NAMI Miami (National Alliance on Mental Illness).
Guests: Executive Director, Kathy Coppola; Board Member, Dr. Anna Shustack
Shustack provides tips for coping with the 'Holiday Blues' - made worse by the Covid 19 pandemic; Coppola discusses the programs available for young people & families, as well as special online programming to cope with stress & depression.
Family Resource Center / MADD / Women's Breast & Heart Initiative
Segment 1: Family Resource Center of Florida
Guest: Melissa Vera, Development Manager
Vera provides an overview of the services that FRCFL provides for more than 600 children & families including individual and family counseling, foster care placement and adoption if reunification with the birth family is not an option. Cox Media Group is supporting FRCFL's Holiday Helper program. To sponsor a child's gifts, get info about holding a toy drive or make an online donation, visit the website.
http://www.frcflorida.org. email - MVera@FRCFlorida.org
Segment 2: Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
Guest: Heather Geronomous, Chair of National Board.
Geronomous talks about the wide-reaching impact of car accidents involving drunk or drugged driving, both to the victim & their family, as well as to the offender. She talks about MADD's advocacy to push car technology that would indicate if a driver is intoxicated. She also reminds people to be extra careful during the holiday season & have a designated driver and / or a back up plan.
http://www.madd.org. Victim hotline: 877-MADD-HELP.
Segment 3: Women's Breast & Heart / Survivor
Ivory provides a brief preview of WBHI's newest program to bring the Mobile Mammography back into communities in a covid-safe manner.
Movember - Prostate Awareness Month
Guest: Dr. Jonathan Silberstein, Chief of Urologic Oncology, Memorial Health Systems Dr. Silberstein is a 'Movember' Ambassador, encouraging men not to shave during the month of November as a way to spread awareness about Men's Health, and in particular Prostate Cancer Awareness. Silberstein talks about testing for Prostate Cancer, the challenges in determining whether or not treatment is necessary, and shreds the myth that the DRE (Digital Rectal Exam) is the only option for testing. A simple PSA blood test can now show if prostate cancer is present, and how aggressively it may develop. He encourage all men to join the movement and go without shaving during the month, and recognizes the important role women play in encouraging men to get annual medical checkups.
Each week on 'Viewpoints,' you'll hear from experts, authors and newsmakers in fields such as business, social sciences, sports, education, popular culture and the arts. 'Viewpoints' airs on EASY 93.1 each Sunday morning at 6:20 a.m. ET.
Becoming Steve Jobs / Liar Liar: How to Get to the Truth
Segment 1: Becoming Steve Jobs.
Host: Gary Price. Guest: Rick Tetzeli, co-author with Brent Schlender, of the book, “Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader.” How Jobs changed his ways during this turbulent time, and how his experiences working with NeXt Computer and Pixar helped develop him into a savvier, more understanding leader. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/223401/becoming-steve-jobs-by-brent-schlender-and-rick-tetzeli-with-a-new-foreword-by-marc-andreessen/
Segment 2: Liar Liar: How to Get to the Truth.
Host: Marty Peterson. Guest: Maryann Karinch, a human behavior expert and author of the book, “Nothing But the Truth: Secrets from Top Intelligence Experts to Control the Conversation and Get the Information You Need.”
The Early American Diet / I Spy Delicious Pie
Segment 1: The Early American Diet.
Host: Gary Price. Guest: Jane Ziegelman, historian, food writer, author, A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression.
Throughout history - war, famine, economic instability has affected what we choose to buy at the grocery store. Even today, the pandemic has shifted our grocery shopping and eating habits. This week, we rewind back to the Great Depression, which forced millions of Americans to find new recipes and get creative with the limited number of ingredients they could afford.
Segment 2: I Spy Delicious Pie.
Host: Marty Peterson. Guest: Ken Haedrich, food writer, cookbook author, Pie Academy.
The many flavors and textures of pie are endless. Just because Thanksgiving and all-things pumpkin have passed, doesn’t mean an end to sugary holiday sweets. Viewpoints speaks with cookbook author Ken Haedrich about the prevalence of pie in American culture and how anyone – at any skill level – can bake a delicious pie in no time.
Surviving Parkland: The Perspective of One Teacher / Relationships: The Human Experience in 2020
Segment 1: Surviving Parkland: The Perspective of One Teacher
Host: Gary Price. Guest: Jeff Foster, A.P. government teacher, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, author, For Which We Stand: How Our Government Works and Why It Matters.
The 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida was the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history. A teen gunman opened fire killing 17 students and faculty and injuring 17 others. Viewpoints speaks with high school teacher Jeff Foster who was there that day and is still an active voice in ending gun violence.
Segment 2: Relationships: The Human Experience in 2020
Host: Marty Peterson. Guest: Dr. Debora Spar, professor, Harvard Business School, author, Work, Mate, Marry, Love: How Machines Shape Our Human Destiny.
Technology has shaped the way we stay in touch, fall in love and even have kids. Dr. Debora Spar joins Viewpoints this week to share how innovation affects several different aspects of our lives and what the future holds in this space.