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.
Learn more: www.capedc.org
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.
Learn more: www.millstreetloft.org
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.
Learn more: www.grasp.org
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.