The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Saturday, August 11, 2012
Click & Listen to HOUR 1 (9 AM-10 AM): [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/lal-1.mp3]
Pet of the Week: Deb Kern, Humane Society of Huron Valley , with Dean Erskine – Our Pet of the Week is Gabe, a 10 year-old German Shepard. Also, check out www.hshv.org to visit other animals waiting for adoption, as well. Update! Gabe is being adopted! There are many other animals who need your love, though, so check out the link above.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/pet.mp3]
Ann Arbor Election Analysis; Ann Arbor Tax for Public Art: Mary Morgan, Publisher, Ann Arbor Chronicle – Mary walks us through the changes this past week’s Primary Election will bring to the make-up of Ann Arbor City Council. Also: A question of whether Ann Arbor voters would approve a tax to pay for public art turns out to be more complicated than just putting it before voters to decide.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/mary.mp3]
Around the Home: Enhancing Your Home’s Comfort with Minor Upgrades – Pete Nowakowski, Marketing & Communications Director, BRAG Ann Arbor; Laura Spear, Washtenaw Door & Trim – Choosing your doors and moldings is the basis the rest of your interior design will build on. Washtenaw Door & Trim, a locally owned and managed business, has been considered the “Door and Trim Specialists”, serving the greater Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti area, since 1974.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/home.mp3]
Click & Listen to HOUR 2 (10 AM-11 AM): [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/lal-2.mp3]
Healthy Living: Back to School Lunches: Easy as 1, 2, 3: Tina Miller, R.D. /Meijer Healthy Living Advisor – Tips and recipes for lunches your kids will love, while keeping their food safe and healthy. (Click the link to hear our interview, and read her blog here.)
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/tina.mp3]
Travel Michigan – Michigan’s Beach Towns: David Lorenz, Manager of Public & Industry Relations, Travel Michigan (a division of the Michigan Economic Development Council) –There’s still a whole lot of summer left for you to enjoy, so why not explore one of Michigan’s many beaches and take a dip in the water!
Click to Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/dave.mp3]
Voters to Decide Fate of Ypsilanti Public Schools and Willow Run Community Schools – Dedrick Martin, Superintendent, Ypsilanti Public Schools; Laura Lisiscki, WRCS Superintendent; Scott Menzel, WISD Superintendent – The Boards of Education for Willow Run Community Schools and Ypsilanti Public Schools have agreed to put the question of consolidating the two school districts on the November ballot. The boards met August 8 at Eastern Michigan University with the Ypsilanti School Board voting unanimously and the Willow Run Board voting 5-2 to authorize a proposal for a new school district. The districts have been battling financial deficits to the tune of nearly $13 million combined.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/ypsdwcrs.mp3]
Click & Listen to HOUR 3 (11 AM-12 PM): [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/lal-3.mp3]
Damian On Design: Smart Spaces – Damian Farrell, Architect, Damian Farrell Design Group – Damian describes the way your business team (or family!) can become more productive, efficient, and creative, just by how you use your space.
Click to Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/damian.mp3]
Events This Week with Ann Arbor Observer’s Katie Whitney: Katie joins us with a snapshot of great events for you to enjoy around the Ann Arbor area. Click below to listen to our conversation, and visit the Observer’s website at www.arborweb.com and list your own events.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/events.mp3]
Non-Profit Spotlight: Changing of the Guard – Sandy Rupp, President, United Way of Washtenaw County – After nearly seven years at the helm of the United Way of Washtenaw County, Sandy Rupp is retiring. She helped the organization form the Coordinated Funding Model; brought the Power of the Purse, a women’s leadership initiative, to Washtenaw County; and increased campaign involvement and donations. She leaves behind a grateful community.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/rupp.mp3]
Power Change: Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje – Funding for a new train station, countywide transit, and other Ann Arbor issues on Mayor Hieftje’s agenda could be in jeopardy following this week’s Primary Election. With the addition of Sumi Kailasapathy in the First Ward and Sally Hart Petersen in the Second Ward (and no Republicans or Independents running in November in those Wards), council politics could be shifting.
Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/080612/hieftje.mp3]