The Lucy Ann Lance Show on 1290 WLBY – Saturday, July 17, 2010

9 AM-10 AM:                                

Mark Bishar, Co-Owner of Big George’s Home Appliance Mart - Big George’s hosts the University of Michigan’s six-time Champion Solar Car.

Deb Kern, Humane Society of Huron Valley, & LAL Show’s Dean Erskine - Each week we introduce you to a sweet furry friend to call your own.  This week meet Baby, an American Shorthaired cat!   

Mary Morgan, Publisher of AnnArborChronicle.com - The importance of small, locally-owned businesses; Recent action by the Art Commission on public art for the new Ann Arbor Municipal Center; Presidential Letters at the UM’s Clements Library.

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10 AM-11 AM :  

Tina Miller, R.D./Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -  Obesity in America:  It’s known as the “F as in Fat” report, and the 2010 results from theObesity in America study show that obesity continues to increase at the fastest rates in those with the lowest incomes.  What does this say about public assistance programs and the government dictating what we eat?   We talk with Tina about this, and she also gives us great tips to promote healthy weight.  Listen to our conversation, and don’t forget to check out the recipes in this week’s Health Living Blog here:  http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=637

David Lorenz, Travel Michigan
Pure Michigan Bayview Port Huron to Mackinac Race:  This annual event pits sailors from across the state (including Ann Arbor) and around the world.  Click this hour’s link below to hear our conversation, or visit the Travel Michigan podcast page on our site at:  http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=704

Stefanie Murray, Community Director of AnnArbor.com -    The Ann Arbor Art Fairs return this upcoming week, and with them brings a huge economic boost to the region.  It’s estimated that the Art Fairs (four in all) generate $70 million in economic activity, including $6 million generated just from the Michigan sales tax from artists’ sales.  AnnArbor.com has everything you need to navigate the fairs this year, including a couple of great new additions to the fairs that will help you easily navigate them:   http://www.annarbor.com/entertainment/ann-arbor-art-fairs-2010-preview/     (Click the link below to hear this hour’s segment.  You can also go directly to the AnnArbor.com podcast page on our site here:   http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=1956)

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11 AM-12 PM: 

  Scott Westerman, MSU Assoc. VP for Alumni Relations & Exec. Dir of the MSU Alumni Assoc. – A New Direction for the MSU Alumni Association:  He grew up in Ann Arbor, but his heart is with his alma mater, Michigan State University.  Hear how the son of Ann Arbor’s former Schools Superintendent is making the transition from telecommunications executive and entrepreneur to growing MSU’s Alumni Association.  In his first six months on the job, he increased membership by 20%!

  Bruce Geffen, Sailor/Owner of Multi Hull “Nice Pair” / Clague Middle School Teacher – Sailing in the Pure Michigan Port Huron to Mackinac Race:  Bruce celebrates the 25th Anniversary of his boat,  as he takes off in Michigan’s renowned sailboat race to Mackinac Island.  We talk with him as he lines up for the start of the race, a race that he has won in his division twice before.

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