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.

Town Talk is brought to you by Deacon Wealth Management.  The financial firm that specializes in providing comprehensive advice for your serious money.  Call them for an appointment today at 540-371-8585.

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Podcasts

Town Talk: Dec. 6

Captain Stephen Wildish with the Fredericksburg Salvation Army talks about Angel Tree, Toy Land and Christmas kettles.  540-373-3431 to volunteer.  

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Town Talk- Dec. 5

We talk about nature with Anne Little. Topics include winter gardens, bluebirds, butterflys.

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Town Talk: Dec. 3

Curry Roberts with the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance and Dr. Lance Gentry with the Center for Business Research at UMW talk about an updated commuter skills study that found a growing number of residents drive out of the

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Town Talk: Dec. 2

Rappahannock Rotary’s Pancake Feast is December 7th 8-5 at Fredericksburg Baptist Church, the Caroline Street entrance.  John Coker, Roy Strohl and Ed Evers.   rapprotary.org  

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Town Talk: Nov 27

The Riverside Christmas Spectacular.  A preview with Patrick A’hearn and Kathy Haldenda. Also a preview of upcoming Riverside productions.  

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Town Talk: Nov 26

John Mahoney and Jason Tickle talk about Habitat for Humanity of Caroline County.   Five homes are being built with the USDA Self-Help program.  Opportunities to volunteer in the builds and the importance of Giving Tuesday.  habitatofcaroline.org  

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Town Talk: Nov. 25

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade preview and staying safe during the holidays.  Captain Brian Layton and Sarah Kirkpatrick with City Police.  

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Town Talk- Nov. 22

Adult Services Coordinator Tracy McPeck and Youth Services Darcie Caswell with the Central Rappahannock Regional Library talk about library highlights in 2019, holiday events at the library and using the library to help cook your holiday meals. 

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Town Talk: Nov. 21

Valerie Hopson-Bell with ElderCare Connections talks about Medicare Part D and the December 7th deadline.  eldercareconnections.net      

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Town Talk- Nov. 20

Kristen Loescher and Kathy Donald with the Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center in Stafford preview Christmas in Stafford and the Frosty 5K.  Also talk about getting in shape and eating during the holidays.   rousecenter.com  

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Town Talk- Nov. 19

Update on Phoenix Event Alliance and their effort to locate an event center in Spotsylvania.   Bonnie Williams (horses), Emily Whittacre (event coordinator), Caron Sams (Folk Arts school), Cornelia Rutherford (President and CEO).  phoenixeventalliance.org     mypark@phoenixeventalliance.org  

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Town Talk- Nov. 18

Captain Stephen Wildish with the Fredericksburg Salvation Army talks about Christmas kettles (it all stays local), Toyland (helping local kids and seniors)  and volunteering.  

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Town Talk: Nov. 15

Dave the Computer Guy from Techs in the Burg in downtown Fredericksburg talks about 5G, passwords, Windows 7 and shopping for a computer on Black Friday.  techsintheburg.com  

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Town Talk- Nov. 14

Dr. Kay Blanchard with Surgical Associates of Fredericksburg talks about breast cancer. Topics include mammograms, 3D mammograms, prevention and new studies.  

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Town Talk- Nov. 13

The holidays at the George Washington Foundation and Ferry Farm and Kenmore.  Alma Withers, Dave Muraca and Meghan Budinger.   Previews of gingerbread houses, wee Christmas and Twelfth Night.  kenmore.org  

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Town Talk: Nov. 13

Holidays at the George Washington Foundation’s Ferry Farm and Kenmore.  Alma Withers, Dave Muraca and Meghan Budinger.  kenmore.org.  Previews of gingerbread houses and Wee Christmas and Twelfth Night.  kenmore.org  

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Town Talk-Nov. 12

Sara Poore and Theresa Cramer with the Fredericksburg Area Museum talk about new ways to present history, supporting local historical sites and upcoming events.  famva.org

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Town Talk- Nov. 11

Loisann’s Hope House on Lafayette Blvd. in Fredericksburg. Preview of Trees of Hope and a discussion of the faces of the homeless in the region.   Anna Billingsley and Lisa Crittenden.     loisannshopehouse.org  

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Town Talk: Nov. 8

Robbie Perry with the Fredericksburg Nationals with information on the uniform reveal on November 16th at the Mary Washington House.   He also talks about progress on the stadium.  (It will be ready for Opening Day in April).

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Town Talk- Nov. 7

Downtown Fredericksburg Christmas preview.   Topics include Holiday Open House, Fredericksburg Fred, Small Business Saturday and the Gift Card Holiday Promotion.   Chaz Kilby, Caroline Morris and Danelle Rose.  

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Town Talk- Nov. 6

Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park Chief Historian John Hennessy talks about desegregation in the area.   Discussion on the 1950 protest and sit-ins downtown.  

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Town Talk-Nov. 5

April Burch talks about the mission of Cooking Autism. She also tells her family’s autism story.   cookingautism.org  

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Town Talk- Nov. 4

Dr. Rhonda Winchester with Mary Washington Pediatrics talks about how a family illness directed her into medicine.      

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Town Talk-Nov. 1

Details on the new Mary Washington Medicare Advantage program and the Medicare options available to the community. Travis Turner and Dr. Tom Janis.  

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Town Talk- Oct. 30

Stafford Economic Development and Tourism Director John Holden.  Stafford as the center of cyber and the Stafford smart city.  

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