Town Talk

Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Town Talk is a one-hour local program will introduce you to local businesses, non-profit leaders and political figures who influence the Fredericksburg region every day.

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Podcasts

Town Talk-April 22

River safety.  Stafford Fire and Rescue’s Swift Water Rescue.   Lt. Stephen Snider, Capt. Matt King and Lt. Jon Hensen.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 19

An ambassador in studio!  Licensed wildlife rehabilitator Karen Brace and Animal Ambassador Stuart the possum!   awesomepossumz.com   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-April 18

Spotsylvania Supervisor Chris Yakabouski on the solar project, the budget, transportation and regional cooperation.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 17

Stafford County Public Works:  Scott Rae, John Brindle and Jason Towery.   Practical information on what we should never, ever put into the sewer and how to manage storm runoff.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 16

Rappahannock Adult Activities.  Kathy Valentine, Connie Spears and Alexis Fox.   Discussion on how RAAI assists families with adults with developmental disabilities. Preview of the annual garden party and plant sales.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 15

First District Congressman Rob Wittman talks about the budget process and his No Budget No Pay idea.  We also talk about border security, rural broadband and civility (or the lack of it) in Washington.   Subscribe: iTunes

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Town Talk- April 12

Schericka Twyner and Maryclaire Osegueda with the Caroline Family YMCA talk about the facility (pool/wellness center/gym), special events (Healthy Kids Day) and plans for the future (Activate Caroline).   family-ymca.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-April 11

Cathy Weise and Vic Culp.  The Great Train Race, Trains, Planes and Automobiles Kids Race Series, and the Fredericksburg Area Running Club. (FARC) gtrfredericksburg.com, family-ymca.org, racetimingunlimited.org, runfarc.org       Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 10

Sara Poore and Melanie Johnson with the Fredericksburg Area Museum.  Talk about exhibits, programs, what’s ahead.  famva.org     Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 9

Vicky McNeilan, Ernie Ackerman and Rita Girard.  Mental Health America of Fredericksburg.  Preview of Walk for Mental Wellness.  Info on Senior Visitors Program, Wellness programming and a new interactive Helpline.    mhafred.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 8

City Councilman Matt Kelly talks about school funding and the budget.   Discussion on funding for schools while also meeting needs for police, fire and water and sewer improvements.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-April 5

Spotsylvania County Administrator Mark Taylor.   As he prepares to leave for a similar position in Greene County, he talks about some of his highlights the past four years in Spotsy.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 4

Anne Little of Tree Fredericksburg with tips of successfully planting trees, picking the right trees, the benefit of trees and the importance of native trees.  treefredericksburg.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- April 3

The Color Purple at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Stafford thru May 5th.   Kanysha Williams (Celie) and Nia Savoy (Shug Avery).  Discussion about the production and what it says to society today.  riversidedt.com  540-370-4300.

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Town Talk- April 2

Germanna Community College President Janet Gullickson and Spotsylvania School Superintendent Scott Baker talk about partnerships, the new world of work and new educational opportunities.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-April 1

Helps available from the Alzheimer’s Association,  Fredericksburg office. Lori Myers and Cindi Bowen from Spring Arbor.  Topics include The Longest Day, info on the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 12.  Discussion on finding a cure, education

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Town Talk-March 29

Central Rappahannock Regional Library:  Craig Graziano and Joy McIntire.   Topics include MakerLabs, a Trebuchet contest and a scavenger hunt.  librarypoint.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 28

Sunshine Baseball League. Now is the time to start signing up. Games start in July.  (sunshinebaseball.net)  Info on Pitch, Hit and Run and the Jr. Home Run Derby & Julie Croteau speaking at Germanna Community College.  

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Town Talk- March 27

Spotsylvania Delegate Mark Cole talks about the 2019 General Assembly (and looks ahead to the veto override session).  Topics include I-95, redistricting and the Equal Rights Amendment.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 25

Loisann’s Hope House on Lafayette Blvd in Fredericksburg. Preview of Bags of Hope on April 4th. Ideas on items you can donate to help the day-to-day operation of Hope House.   loisannshopehouse.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 26

New programs at Germanna Community College:  Martha O’Keefe, Ben Sherman, Marie Hawley and Angela Constantino.  Heavy equipment operator program, Fast Forward Credentialing, Pathways to a Teaching Career.   germanna.edu   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-March 22

Virginia Renaissance Faire at Lake Anna Winery.  Cornelia Rutherford and Jim Miller talk about life with the Ren Faire and preview cast auditions March 30th at the Howell Branch library.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-March 21

Germanna Community College.   Dr. Tiffany Ray-Vice President for Student Services and Financial Aid’s Becky Morris.   Helping students navigate paying for college.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 20

Charlene Polanosky (Gymnastics). Nicole Moore (Community Recreation) and Daren Hamm (Sports) talk about upcoming events with Stafford Parks and Recreation.  staffordparks.com Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 19

Rappahannock Council Against Sexual Assault:  Kelly Robinson, Meg Bohmke and Christina Berben.  Their work in the region and preview of The Unmaskerade Ball.  rcasa.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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