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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Dave Muraca, Mara Kaktins and Jessica Burger with the George Washington Foundation with an overview of Kenmore and Ferry Farm. Closed now because of the pandemic but looking toward reopening.
Fredericksburg City Councilman Matt Kelly talks about protests and the city’s response.
Rappahannock Health District Acting Director Dr. Donald Stern talks about holding on until a vaccine is available for COVID-19 in about six months.
Juanita Shanks and Pastor Phyllis Brantley discuss the work of Fail Safe-ERA to help families and prisoners with incarceration and what comes next. Topics include prisoners released early for COVID and the Center of Hope fundraiser. failsafe-era.org
James Monroe Museum Assistant Director and Curator Jarod Kearney talks about museums in the pandemic. He’s done regular Curator Chats. There’s been Monroe Minutes and other virtual programs.
Ann Kloeckner with Legal Aid Works talks about changes: with unemployment insurance and the courts. Also, paying your bills. How to handle your mortgage or rent if you’ve lost your job or suddenly have significantly less money.
Barney Riley and Naomie Murdoch with the Rappahannock YMCA talk about the Y during the pandemic. Even in troubled times the Y continued to do what they do best–help the community. Also a discussion on how they’re
Rappahannock Area Health District Acting Director Dr. Donald Stern talks about what needs to happen to get schools reopened in August. We also talk about why we need to wear masks.
Spotsylvania School Superintendent Dr. Scott Baker talks about work taking place to get school ready this fall–in whatever shape that may be. A discussion on the challenges and opportunities.
During the pandemic, people are looking for outdoor options. We talk about what you can do around here with Keith and April Peterson with River Rock Outfitter. riverrockoutfitter.com
Patrick Ahearn with the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts. Closed since the pandemic, we get an update on reopening and some of the changes that will be made.
Germanna Community College: A bunch of topics. Enrollment up. Online this fall. 50th anniversary. The Todd Academy. Helping students stay in school. Guests include Germanna President Dr. Janet Gullickson and Special Assistant to the President Bruce
Rappahannock Area Health District Acting Director Dr. Donald Stern with a COVID-19 update and what do to about schools.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library Youth Services Coordinator Darcie Caswell with an update on everything from summer reading to 3D Printing PPE.
Ann Kloeckner with Legal Aid Works talks about evictions, prioritizing bills when money is short, and changes in who receives unemployment benefits. legalaidworks.org
Robbie Perry with the Fredericksburg Nationals talks about progress on the stadium, social media by the team during COVID-19, Gus, their mascot, and upcoming events.
Special Olympics Virginia President Rick Jeffrey talks about many of their programs going virtual and how you can participate this weekend in the Law Enforcement Torch Run and raise money. He also talks about how our isolation
Andie McConnell with an update on providing needs to family’s dealing with pediatric cancer. Opportunities to volunteer, upcoming events. fairygodmotherproject.org
Dr. Denis Halmi talks about MWHC’s Weight Loss Center and the services it brings to the community. weightloss.mwhc.com
University of Mary Washington Museums Executive Director Scott Harris talks about the impact of the pandemic. Closed since March, but doing new and innovative programs. Area museums likely not opening until August. (Photo: Jarod Kearney of the
Caroline Habitat for Humanity’s Jason Tickle and County Supervisor Jeff Black talk about the importance of the USDA 502 Direct Loan program for teachers and first responders in Caroline.
The Acting Director of the Rappahannock Area Health District talks with us about the roller coaster numbers, wearing masks and school in the fall.
Spotsylvania School Superintendent Dr. Scott Baker talks challenges facing schools during the pandemic, how the school year end, graduation, and moving forward.
Ann Kloeckner with Legal Aid Works talks about how to handle losing health insurance when you lose your job, what happens if you have a court hearing scheduled right now and your rights as a consumer when
Christina Berben with RCASA talks about the fear and danger for many victims of domestic violence in these pandemic days. Hotline: (540) 371-1666