LAL Show Netcasts

The Lucy Ann Lance Show on 1290 WLBY – Saturday, August 21, 2010

9 AM-10 AM:                                 


Hero of the Week:  Giuseppe Gottfried, 7 Year-Old Woodland Meadows First Grader; Parents Sonia & Andy Gottfried – Two years ago when he was just five, this Saline boy decided he wanted to help the troops.  Since then he’s raised $1,315 for Operation Injured Soldiers and garnered the attention of the White House. 

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 Amy, a 3 year-old grey Tiger Tabby.    Check out the picture here: 

Mary Morgan, Publisher of – The novel approach the City of Ann Arbor is taking to shore up its funding for specxial programs, such as the Ann Arbor Senior Center and Mack Pool.   Also, an update from this week’s Ann Arbor Park Advisory Commission – why is the city putting out a call for “Request for Proposals” for Huron Hills Golf Course? 

Book Talk with the UM Press’ Heather Newman – Each week Heather shares with us a book published by the University of Michigan Press.  Under the “Featured Contributors” link you can access all of the Book Talk podcasts separately.    


10 AM-11 AM :   

Tina Miller, R.D./Meijer Healthy Living Advisor –   Back to School – Learn how to make creative, healthy school lunches that your kids will actually enjoy!  In addition, visit Tina’s Healthy Living page on our site to access earlier podcasts, as well as her blog which includes great recipes each week. 

David Lorenz, Travel Michigan –  Dream Cruise –  16 miles of Pure Michigan love of cars this weekend along Woodward Avenue, and it all started thanks to a fundraiser for a soccer field in Ferndale.     (Click audio link below to hear our conversation.  You can also get right to our audio segment with Dave on our separate podcast page for our conversations here:  

Stefanie Murray, Community Director of   Punk Week is invaded by a strange gang of out-of-towners who Bandemer Park neighbors say exhibited displays of public nakedness and sex in the northwest side Ann Arbor park.  Stefanie explains who these people are and what’s behind this annual event.   Read the story here and then click the audio link below to listen to our conversation:      (Click the link below to hear this hour’s segment.  You can also go directly to the podcast page on our site here:

Rich Retyi, University of Michigan Athletic Department – How the UM is Using Social Media 


The University of Michigan Athetic Department is fast-becoming the leader and the best in engaging its fans via social media.  Rich is the man behind the campaign and explains how they’re doing it. 


11 AM-12 PM:

 Veronica Wasserman, Licensing & Brand Manager for “Diary of A Wimpy Kid”, Abrams Publishing – Wimpy Kids Ice Treat Truck Coming to Ann  Arbor
“Diary of A Wimpy Kid” books are a popular hit with the 8-12 year crowd, and now they can really enjoy the phenomenon at Borders Books this upcoming week. 

Jacob A. Brown, – One Stop Place to Find Employment 


Tired of hearing how hard it is to find work in Michigan, this local web designer created a site for the unemployed to easily find jobs. 
Judy McGovern, Ann Arbor Observer – Other People’s Money: How Broadway Village Cost the State Pension Fund
 Judy uncovers the twists and turns of a plot of land north of downtown Ann Arbor that was supposed to have been turned into a new downtown for the area known as “Lower Town.”  It’s an interesting case study of howsome developments are funded today, and what happens to them when the economy tanks.