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Episode Thirty Eight - Lorrelei Natke

There is saying that "Music, is the strongest form of Magic", and Lorrelei Natke spends her time trying to bring that Magic to kids in Macomb County. Lorrelei is one of the founders of a non-profit called "Reason 2 Rock". "Reason 2 Rock" is a Rock and Roll Project for young musicians incorporating classic and…

Episode Fifty Two - Mindy Silberman

Mindy was born and raised in metro Detroit, and holds a deep love for the great state of Michigan. She got her degree in film from Western Michigan University and enjoyed a genuine taste of the entertainment industry when the state incentives for the film industry were put into place. Mindy was one of the…

Episode Fifty One - Laura Varon Brown

Before joining Gilda’s Club in 2012, Laura Varon Brown spent 19 years with the Detroit Free Press before entering the non profit world. Laura is now Executive Director & CEO of Gilda's Club Detroit, and a passionate champion for the cancer community. Laura also has a personal connection to cancer and understands the difficult path…

Episode Forty Nine- Jennifer Harrison

Most people have heard the saying "everything happens for a reason", but that something that happened to a family from Ithaca, Michigan has created something amazing for children with disabilities. Meet Jennifer Harrison, she is the creator of X-Ability a stylish wheelchair body coat that was inspired by her daughter Zoey who uses a wheelchair.…

Episode Forty Eight - Blythe Spitsbergen

Did you know nearly 70% of all reported sexual assaults occur to children ages 17 and under? I didn't until I spoke with Blythe Spitsbergen from "Carehouse" of Oakland County. Blythe is this week's "Woman Who Rocks" on WCSX and is trying to break the cycle of silence and help children become survivors of sexual…

Episode Forty Seven - Gail Marlow

The Motor City Mitten Mission is dedicated to helping the homeless, the needy, the sick and those striving for a better way of life while educating, partnering and collaborating with a number of other organizations, schools, churches, clubs and businesses. Meet Gail Marlow, she and her amazing volunteers have found a way to keep the…

Episode Forty Six - Alecia Sweeney

Did you know there is Women's Football league in Detroit? There is actually a couple teams that allow women to learn the game and tear it up the turf. Meet Alicia Sweeney, she is the President of the "Detroit Dark Angels" semi-professional women's football team. Alecia played the game she loves and now mentors other…

Episode Forty Five - April Fidler

The temperatures have dropped across the state which means the needs of the homeless are on the rise. Meet April Fidler from MCREST. She is the Executive Director of the non-profit which provides meals, lodging, life-skills training, housing assistance, job readiness training, and emergency shelter 365 days each year to Macomb County’s homeless population. April…