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The Shelley Irwin Show Podcast for 5-7-24

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Plaster Creek Stewards, Civic Theatre's Ten for All, Code for Good, mental Health, and Supported: Your Guide to Birth and Baby.

Recently, Calvin University’s Plaster Creek Stewards gathered to explore and restore the floodplains of the Creek, a bi annual event originated by Dr. Dave Warners. He and Gail Heffner author the book Reconciliation in a Michigan Watershed, describing the lessons learned from their 20 year work on Plaster Creek. We talk to Dave and Gail.

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre presents Ten for All, a 10 minute playwriting festival back for it’s 4th year. We talk to Noddea Skidmore, Director of Marketing and Communications about the original plays written by local playwrights.

We discuss Code for Good, a volunteer organization dedicated to helping non profits improve their presence on the web. Ellen Mason and Laurence Blackledge talk about the help provided by providing tech solutions, content, branding and more.

The Show continues a 4 part series on Mental Health, as May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Clinical Program Specialist with Priority Health Martha Velting discusses how social media impacts mental health, plus tips for decreasing consumption.

Just in time for Mother’s Day, birth and baby experts launch an empowering book for Modern Moms. Supported: Your Guide to Birth and Baby debuts this Sunday, co authors Kristin Revere and Alyssa Veneklase with comments about Supported, helping mothers be informed and more.

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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