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The Shelley Irwin Show Podcast for 2-13-24

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MSU Fundraiser, Noco Provisions, Kickback the app, the Grand Rapids Symphony, and the book Mom and Dad Not Hear.

Today marks the one year anniversary that MSU experienced tragedy on campus, the killing of 3 by a mass shooter. We discuss one year later and continue to highlight the good work being done by the West Michigan Spartans alumni club, an annual fundraising event planned for February 29. Lauren Rademacher and Raul Alvarez with conversation.

Actor Miles Teller as seen on Top Gun Maverick and Whiplash and his team were in town recently sharing news about the Finnish Long Drink, a celebration at Noco Provisions. The Roving mic caught up with one of the Finnish brewers, we ask why Miles and a trip to GR.

Calvin University’s student Cameron Lockrey joins in to talk about his creative app to connect those who need tasks and odd jobs completed to those who want to complete them for cash. Kickback is the key to the connection, Cameron discussing how this helps the community and Calvin.

The Daniel and Pamella DeVos Foundation presents a generous gift to the GR Symphony, funding a 3 year chair for Music Director Marcelo Lehninger. CEO of the Symphony Keith Elder discusses this importance of this investment in the future for what is known as a cornerstone of the community’s arts and culture.

Local author Mickey Carolan presents his latest work, Mom Dad Not Hear, 30 Powerful Stories and Lessons about Leadership, Life and Love from My Deaf Parents. Mickey shares personal stories and inspiration, a testament to continued growth in this nontraditional memoir.

Transcripts are provided upon request.

Shelley Irwin is the host and producer for The Shelley Irwin Show, a news magazine talk-show format on the local NPR affiliate Monday through Friday. The show, broadcast at 9 a.m., features a wide variety of local and national news makers, plus special features.
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