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The Shelley Irwin Show Podcast for 4-5-24

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Queen of the Court All Star Event, Kent County Animal Shelter, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Jewish Film Festival and the Amway River Bank Run.

This Saturday, The Queen of the Court All Star Event makes its debut at Aquinas College, this 3 point shoot out, skills challenge and a friendly competition between some of the top girls’ basketball standouts. Founder Kaleese Jeffries with the conversation.

The Kent County Animal Shelter offers a new 24 hour Microchip scanning station that will help residents reunite Lost pets with owners in northern Kent County. We talk to director Angela Hollinshead about this initiative, helping those losing pets and finding.

Monday is the eclipse. The Grand Rapids Public Museum will host a day of solar eclipse activities. Today Planetarium Manager at the GRPM Jack Daleske talks all things eclipse, the whats/whys and how best to watch safely. The Museum offers a day of shows and more.

The Jewish Film Festival returns the first weekend of May, Celebration Cinema North the place to be to watch films the likes of Unbroken and Remembering Gene Wild. Special guests from the committee discuss this important event.

Mark your calendar for the second weekend in May, the annual Amway River Bank run returns to the streets of downtown GR and beyond. Race Director Russ Hines talks about the route, the charities, and the impact to the community every year.

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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