Good Works that Last #150

What does it take to keep a good thing going? Non-profit organizations, founded with specific needs in mind, have to move and shift in order to evolve successfully. Join our conversations with Deborah Walters and Jane Gallagher of Safe Passage, and Nat May, executive director of SPACE Gallery, and learn what their organizations have been doing in order to offer lasting benefits to the community.

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Greek Physician Hippocrates once said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food.” It has become increasingly clear that there is no more important way to approach health: doctors need to care about food. We need to care about where it comes from, and how our patients are getting it. Today we speak with John Piotti of the Maine Farmland Trust and Ted Quaday of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association about these very issues. 

Creative Entrepreneurship #148

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As a radio show host and wellness editor for Maine magazine, I have had many fascinating conversations with our state’s creative and business leaders.  This has provided me with an education that most physicians cannot access. I have especially enjoyed interacting with entrepreneurs such as Ben Shaw of Vets First Choice and Andrea King of Aristelle. From them I’ve learned that doing things differently is both possible and sustainable. This is a great lesson for those of us who hope to move forward successfully within the medical field.

Inspiring Maine People #147

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Maine is home to many inspiring people—artists, attorneys, philanthropists, and countless others from diverse fields who are doing great things for our state. Today we speak with Katy Kelleher and Susan Grisanti of Maine magazine, who describe history of the “50 People” list in the July issue, and how the individuals who make up this list came to be chosen. We are also joined by Greg Powell, chairman of the Harold Alfond Foundation and one of Maine magazine’s 50 People, who is making a difference by championing health, education, and youth development across the Pine Tree State through programs such as the Alfond Challenge. Join our conversations and find inspiration for your life!

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Safe Haven #43

The core elements of a healthy society–food, shelter, safety, education and opportunity–are hard to come by for some of us, especially those of us in deficient, negligent or abusive situations. Tune in today to discover how Ethan Strimling, CEO of Learning Works, and Michael Tarpinian, CEO of Opportunity Alliance are working to provide sanctuary and hope for our fellow Mainers…

Courage & Resilience #3

How do we stay strong in the face of adversity? Studies have shown that flexibility has a significant impact on our ability to be resilient. In recognition of this, and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the theme of this show is Courage & Resilience. This week's guests included Mercy Hospital breast surgeon Dr. Melinda Molin, breast cancer survivor,…

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