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- March 18

Cooking Autism.  April Burch, Keri George and Andrea Wright talk about the life skills they provide classrooms thru their cooking classes. Info on Exceptional Chef classes, Bingo at Conway Elementary,  and the increase of sensory friendly programs. 

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Town Talk- March 15

The Wildlife Rescue League.  Carolyn Wilder and Karen Brace  Caring for squirrels, rabbits and birds.  wildliferescue.org (front)- Sherry Turner with the Thornburg-based Advocates for Abused and and Abandoned Pets.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 14

Hematology Oncology Associates of Fredericksburg.  Dr. Chris Vaughn and Danielle Chellappoo talk about cancer treatment in the region and their new surveillance clinic.   hoafredericksburg.com   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-March 13, 2019

The Color Purple-The Musical-at The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Stafford.  Carl Williams (Harpo), Kadejah One’ (Sophia) and Wendell Jordan (Mister)  talk about the depth and hope in the show.   riversidedt.com   Subscribe: iTunes |

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Town Talk- March 12

It’s the 26th year of the St. Paddy’s Day Soccer Tournament in Stafford. We preview it with Stafford Soccer’s Stephanie Johnson and Renee Frye.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 11

Sarah Walsh with Rappahannock United Way on their Free Tax help.  ruwfreetaxes.org     Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 8

Mendy Pierce and Kathy Anderson of Empowerhouse talk about a program that works with teen males.  empowerhouseva.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-March 7

Michelle Swisher and Rene’ Daniels preview Hope Connection. It’s a Spotsylvania Schools Donation Drive-Thru benefiting Treasure House this Saturday from 9-5 at the Spotsylvania Towne Centre parking lot.  New and unopened donations of laundry detergent, dish soap,

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Town Talk- March 6

Ferry Farm and Kenmore:  The George Washington Foundation.   Alma Withers, Dave Muraca and Meghan Budinger.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 5

Bruce Davis talks about the Germanna Community College Educational Foundation.  Gene Brown talks about going from high school drop out in Fauquier to GCC graduate.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- March 4

Central Virginia Battlefields Trust.   Paul Scott, Tom Van Winkle and Chris Mackowski.   Working to save historically significant sites in the region.  cvbt.org       Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-March 1

Ceili Leahy Day of Service will take place March 30th at sites around Fredericksburg.  Katie Hornung, Leslie Leahy and John Leahy talk about Ceili’s legacy and the impact the Day of Service is having on the community.

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Town Talk- Feb 28

Lisa Biever with the Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region talks about their overall mission in the community, the Women and Girls Fund and scholarships.   cfrrr.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- February 27

James Monroe High School Drama.   Peter and the Star Catcher-February 28-March 2.  Teacher Mark Wright and some of his students.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- February 26

Andie McConnell with the Fairy Godmother Project. We talk about their work with pediatric cancer families in the area and ways volunteers can help.     fairygodmotherproject.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Feb 25

Megan Pcsolyar, Buffy Knappenberger and Joanna Catron from Gari Melcher’s Home and Studio at Belmont in Stafford.  Upcoming events at Belmont.  The importance of becoming a “Friend of Belmont.”  garimelchers.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Feb 22

Central Rappahannock Regional Library: Adult Services Coordinator Tracy McPeck and Collection Development Manager Erin Brallier. Winter Adult Reading Challenge, adding new books and the community read focuses on Vietnam.   librarypoint.org Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Feb. 21

Clint Novak of Fun Land of Fredericksburg.  Update on the park–including the multi-level go kart track and overall changes.  funlandfredericksburg.com   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Feb. 19

Special Olympics Virginia.  Basketball championships March 1-2 in Stafford.  Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi preview.   Rick Jeffrey, Grace Anne Braxton and Ali Bernard.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk-Feb 18

Lynchings.  Jim Hall and Zann Nelson talk about lynchings in Virginia and a General Assembly resolution on the topic.   Jim Hall is author of:  “The Last Lynching in Northern Virginia:  Seeking Truth at Rattle Snake Mountain.”  

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Town Talk- Feb 15

Spotsylvania School Superintendent Scott Baker and School Board Chairman Baron Braswell.   The benefits of starting school early. A teaching academy. The budget.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Feb 14

Daniel Menahem with S-Power on the big solar project in western Spotsylvania.  The Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the 26th beginning at 4:30 at Spotsylvania High School.  A vote must occur by the

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Town Talk- Feb. 13

Previewing the Great Train Race and Trains, Planes and Automobiles–the YMCA Kids Race Series.  Cathy Weise and Jennifer Taylor.   gtrfredericksburg.com   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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Town Talk- Feb 12

Training the Washingtons:  What’s been discovered at George Washington’s boyhood home, Ferry Farm in Stafford, about how Mary Washington trained her children.    Small Finds Analyst Laura Galke with the George Washington Foundation. kenmore.org     February 18th: 

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Town Talk-Feb 11

Caitlin Daly with the Fredericksburg SPCA talks about the Community Medical Center, Adventure Tails, fostering an animal and volunteer opportunities at the SPCA.   fburgspca.org   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher

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