Preventing Teen Drug Addiction (Aired on 6/25/10)

Michael Carozza, Pat Usifer, Elaine Trumpetta

L to R: Michael Carozza, Pat Usifer, Elaine Trumpetta


Fishkill Rotarian Pat Usifer (One Child at a Time) and Elaine Trumpetta, Executive Director of the Council on Addiction Prevention and Education, discuss the C.A.P.E. Marathon Project with the Project’s Director, Michael Carozza. The Marathon Project is a successful teen running program organized to prevent drug addiction. Strong mentoring is among the many features that make this program work.



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June 25, 2010 · Posted in Education, Health, Youth  

Carol Wolf, Executive Director of Mill Street Loft (Aired on 6/18/10)

Carol Wolf

Carol Wolf


Carol Wolf, Executive Director of Mill Street Loft, discusses a multi-arts, not-for-profit educational community center servicing children and adults throughout the mid-Hudson Valley.  The center offers a wide range of arts, exhibits, courses, camps, and painting skills and provides Outreach and Career Exploration programs.



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June 18, 2010 · Posted in Education, Hudson Valley, Youth  

Jesse Saperstein: Asperger Syndrome (Aired 6/11/10)

Jesse Saperstein

Jesse Saperstein


Aired 6/11/10 – Jesse Saperstein, a successful writer and humanitarian volunteer, discusses his experiences living with Asperger Syndrome. His interview describes some common challenges while giving hope and inspiration to those with this disorder and to their family and friends.  Mr. Saperstein has been a Guest Speaker at many Rotary meetings.



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June 11, 2010 · Posted in Health, Quality of Life  

Dr. Peter Groffman: Senior Scientist, Cary Institute

Dr. Peter Groffman, Jonah Triebwasser & Sarah O'Connell

L to R: Dr. Peter Groffman, Co-host Jonah Triebwasser. Standing: Co-host Sarah O'Connell

Aired on 6/4/10 – Dr. Peter Groffman, Microbial Ecologist and senior scientist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, discusses current research about the environment including the importance of research behind environmental solutions, the key current environmental issues, and why there so much controversy about climate change. Dr. Groffman also describes his experience as an Interact parent.





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June 4, 2010 · Posted in Environment, Hudson Valley  

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