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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Town Talk: Red Cross Blood

Alexis Innis with American Red Cross Blood Services talks about the continued need for blood and for new and continuing donors.  redcrossblood.org

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Town Talk: Habitat for Humanity of Caroline County

Caroline Board of Supervisors Chairman Floyd Thomas, Sheriff Scott Moser and Habitat’s Jason Tickle talk about the impact Habitat for Humanity is having on the county now and what building 20 homes over the next two years

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Town Talk: Rappahannock Adult Activities

Anna Gately and Alexis Fox talk about Valentine’s Day flowers and the spring plant sale.  Focus on the work to involve adults with intellectual disabilities.

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Town Talk: Techs in the Burg

Dave the Computer Guy talks about hacking and how to protect yourself.   Also discussions on football stadium technology, speakers and data centers.

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Town Talk: Commissioner of the Revenue-Stafford

Deputy Commissioner Mike Sienkowski and Commissioner Scott Mayausky talk about day-to-day in the office, upgrades to make customer service easier and what makes a good Constitutional Officer.

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Town Talk: Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Youth Services Coordinator Darcie Caswell and Youth Services Librarian (at Porter) Ann McDuffie talk about Discover Stafford, the Teen Art Show, Sensory Time and the Adult Winter Reading program.  librarypoint.org

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Town Talk: Downtown Greens

Media Manager Janet Douberly and Executive Director Sarah Perry talk about raising the last $500,000 for 56 acres of land in Fredericksburg.  Info on the 3rd annual Downtown RunAround. The virtual race is March 4-18th.   downtowngreens.org

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Town Talk: Virginia Bluebird Society

Anne Little talks about the In the Garden with Tree Fredericksburg speaker series, the proper way to install nest boxes and the need for monitors for boxes.  virginiabluebirds.org

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Town Talk: Germanna Community College

John and Mohammad, Babru Brar and Dean of Workforce Development Tina Lance.  Germanna Community College and a strong work ethic drive Babu Brar to success.

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Town Talk: Hematology Oncology Associates of Fredericksburg

Dr. An, Dr. Vaughn and Dr. Nanda. Improvements in cancer research and trials available locally and having hard talks to patients about their diagnosis.

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Town Talk: Stafford County Schools

Dr. Thomas Taylor talks about his proposed budget, investing in students, the new division strategic plan, a new elementary and high school and snow days…  

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Town Talk: UMW College of Education

Kevin Good and Kristina Peck talk about the teacher shortage and one solution–the STREAM Initiative. They’re focusing on a creating a dynamic educational space for future teachers in Seacobeck Hall.

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Town Talk: Stafford’s African American history

Stafford Museum and Cultural Center:  Frank White, the Keeper of Knowledge, shares some Stafford stories with Sue Henderson.  Stories, like driving a school bus at age 16 in the mid-1950’s.

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Town Talk: Fredericksburg SPCA

Von Young,  Melanie Johnson and Allie Names.  Many of the COVID restrictions have now been lifted. Update on the Community Health Center, donations, fostering and adoptions.  fredspca.org

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Town Talk: Dr. Christa Ilic’/MWHC

Dr. Ilic’ is a new breast and endocrine surgeon at Mary Washington Healthcare.  We talk about the thyroid and parathyroid along with Hidden Scar Certification and being a high volume surgeon.

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Town Talk: Firefighter cancer

Ryan McGill and Steve Weissman-Virginia Professional Firefighter Charitable Foundation and the Virginia Chapter of the Firefighter Cancer Support Network.   Educating and assisting firefighters and their families.  Cancer is a growing problem.

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Town Talk: The Empty Bowl-Empowerhouse

Kathy Anderson talks about their domestic violence work and their 24 hour hotline:  540-373-9373. The Empty Bowl fundraiser is January 28th at LibertyTown Arts Workshop. Ticket info @ empowerhouseva.org      

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Town Talk: Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Preview of Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts thru March 5th.   Producing Artistic Director Patrick A’Hearn and Director Robby Gonyo.

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Town Talk: Fredericksburg Councilman Matt Kelly

City Councilman Matt Kelly talks about Accessory Dwelling Units, the need to look to increase composting and the pressures facing small cities.

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Town Talk: Delegate Bobby Orrock

Caroline Delegate Bobby Orrock previews the 2023 Virginia General Assembly session.   It’s his 34th session.   He’ll talk about a bill he has for minimum staffing for nursing facilities.

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Town Talk: Delegate Phillip Scott

Spotsylvania Delegate Phillip Scott previews the upcoming Virginia General Assembly.  We talk about his plan to eliminate the income tax, school choice and abortion.  Much of the show on his family and daughter Brianna.

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Town Talk: Delegate Tara Durant

28th District House of Delegates.   Tara Durant previews the upcoming General Assembly session.

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Town Talk: Arsenal Events

Kristen Loescher previews the Stafford Race Series.  We talk about getting in shape to run and Arsenal’s emphasis on the race day experience–especially for kids.   arsenal-events.com

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Town Talk: NAACP Fredericksburg Branch MLK program

Xavier Richardson and Anne Little talk about the virtual program on January 16th from 9-10.  Sponsorship and viewing info at fredericksburgNAACP.org

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Town Talk: Bobby Hebert

Bobby Hebert talk about reaching maximum vitality in 2023 thru food, activity and rest.

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