Chelsea Streifeneder (Aired on September 16, 2017 and September 17, 2017)

Pink Ribbon Pilates for Cancer Victims (Aired on September 16 and 17, 2017)

RadioRotary interviews Body be Well Pilates founder Chelsea Streifeneder about the Pink Ribbon Program that uses Pilates exercises to help cancer victims prepare for or recover from the treatment of their disease.  Pilates is a system of exercise developed by Joseph Pilates that uses springs and special equipment to promote overall health (although you can also do much of the program at home without the equipment). Ms. Streifeneder came to Pilates from a career as a dancer, and now runs Pilates studios in Kingston and Catskill, NY. The Pink Ribbon Program is primarily for coping with the ravages of breast cancer and its treatment, but because it enhances energy levels and decreases pain and stress, it is useful for all cancer patients. At Body be Well Pilates, each person has a program that is designed for the individual, based on health history, goals, and past exercise experience.

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Pink Ribbon Program
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September 21, 2017 · Posted in Health, Hudson Valley, Quality of Life  

http://www.radiorotary.org/cms/2017/06/01-This weekend-on-RadioRotary – September 23rd & 24th The Rotary International Convention from Atlanta Georgia (show 2)

This weekend on RadioRotary:  The Rotary International Convention from Atlanta Georgia (show 2)

Tune in to RadioRotary on Saturday, September 23d at 11:30 a.m. (on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/) and Sunday, September 24th at 6:30 a.m. (on WBPM 92.9 FM or http:// www.wbpmfm.com/) and 9:30 a.m. (on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/) when RadioRotary brings it’s exclusive coverage of the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. We talk with Rotarians from around the world about saving chimps, doing plastic surgery on poor children who have cleft palates and combatting hepatitis.

The award-winning RadioRotary can be heard on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. on WTBQ 93.5 FM and 1110AM or http://www.wtbq.com/ and on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on WBPM 92.9 FM or http://www.wbpmfm.com/ and at 9:30 a.m. on WGHQ 920AM and 92.5FM, WBNR 1260AM and WLNA 1420 or http://www.realcountryhv.com/ . Listen to all previous programs at www.radiorotary.org or on your MP3 player via iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radiorotary/id39731680

In the photo are RadioRotary co-host Jonah Triebwasser and Project Chimp’s Lindsay Vanderhoogt.

 

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September 17, 2017 · Posted in Hudson Valley  

Pleasant Valley Weekend (Aired on September 9 and September 10, 2017)

Pleasant Valley Weekend (Aired on September 9 and 10, 2017)
For many years, the Town of Pleasant Valley has celebrated itself as a
community on a weekend in September. Recently the celebrations, known as
“Pleasant Valley Weekend,” have been better than ever. Pleasant Valley
Rotarian Carol Campbell revitalized the event when she was Town Supervisor in
2015, asking singer Johnny Dell to help get it organized. In this program
RadioRotary interviews Ms. Campbell and Mr. Dell about the 2017 Pleasant
Valley Weekend, which features three separate parades, many food and information booths at Cady Field (along Wappingers Creek just behind Town Hall), live music and dance, and a fireworks finale on Sunday. The Friday evening parade is vintage cars, the Saturday parade consists of over a hundred
motorcycles, and on Sunday there is a traditional parade with fire engines, winners of the vintage car show, many marching groups, and a marching band. It is a great all-American event.
Learn more:
Pleasant Valley Weekend
Town of Pleasant Valley
Cruise the Hudson Valley
Shamrock Shows and Amusements
Pleasant Valley Rotary on Facebook

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September 14, 2017 · Posted in Dutchess County, Events, Hudson Valley, Rotary Club Projects  

Tyler Miller of New Horizons (Aired on September 2nd, and September 3rd, 2017)

 New Horizons Resources of Dutchess and Ulster (Aired on September 2
and 3, 2017)
Tyler Miller, a Direct Support Professional with New Horizons Resources, Inc., is interviewed about the New Horizons program for group homes in Dutchess and Ulster counties. New Horizons maintains over thirty homes for older (over age 20) persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities. One or more Direct Service Professionals are present at all times to facilitate the person-centered family-like situations. Residents largely take care of themselves with the assistance of helpers like Tyler Miller. The Direct Support Professionals also aid residents in visiting or working at outside facilities or in participating in such events as the Special Olympics. Mr. Miller became involved in part because his whole family does service of one kind or another, including his mother’s work at Cardinal Hayes Home for Children and brother’s job at the Anderson Center for Autism. Group homes are placed in neighborhoods throughout the community, enabling the residents to participate in community life instead of being shut away in institutions as was formerly common.
Learn more:
New Horizons Resources
New Horizons Resources on Facebook
Group Homes
National Rehabilitation Information Center:

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September 6, 2017 · Posted in Developmentally Disabled, Hudson Valley, Service Organizations  

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