Unemployment / Vaccine Guidance

Posted by: toddw 4/12/2021 10:42 PM

Unemployment / Vaccine Guidance

Monday, April 12, 2021

We will talk about how continuing unemployment is hitting people in Hampton Roads. Then we will discuss how and where to get vaccinated.

Today's Guests:
William Walton - Virginia Employment Commission
Shannon D. Woloszynowski - Williamsburg House Of Mercy
Nathaniel Throckmorton - College Of William & Mary
Kristina Vaquera - Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management
Geoffrey Guns - Second Calvary Baptist Church

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Aaron Rouse / Pet Health

Posted by: toddw 4/7/2021 10:04 PM

Aaron Rouse / Pet Health

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 

Virginia Beach City Council Member Aaron Rouse discusses his community's future, and the issues that face it. Then, HearSay's pet expert returns to the show to answer your questions. Join us at noon on WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Aaron Rouse - Virginia Beach City Council
Dr. Phyllis Neumann - VCA Todds Lane Animal Hospital

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An Arts And Culture Renaissance?

Posted by: toddw 4/6/2021 10:51 PM

An Arts And Culture Renaissance?

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

How will venues for the arts recover as COVID-19 recedes? We will have a discussion with Virginians at the center of this question.

Today's Guests:
Rob Cross - Executive Director and Perry Arts Director, Virginia Arts Festival
Karen Philion - President and CEO, Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Ted Baroody - CEO, Norfolk Festevents
Cole Friedman - Event Director, Smartmouth Brewing Company
Jarvis Griffin - Lead Singer, Paper Aliens

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Civil Rights And Police Transparency / Vaccines

Posted by: toddw 4/5/2021 10:15 PM

Civil Rights And Police Transparency / Vaccines

Monday, April 5, 2021

We will talk with a representative of the ACLU of Virginia about the civil rights issues facing the state in this election year. Then, we will discuss the ongoing delivery of vaccines to our community.

Today's Guests:
Jim Burch - National Police Foundation
Claire Gastañaga - ACLU Of Virginia
Allison McDuffie - Helped People Pre-Register For COVID-19 Vaccine
Jim Redick - City Of Norfolk

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Gov. Ralph Northam / Travel Plans

Posted by: toddw 3/31/2021 10:16 PM

Gov. Ralph Northam / Travel Plans

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 

Gov. Northam will join the program to talk about the past year in Virginia, and the way ahead. Then we will discuss how COVID-19 has changed travel in our community. Join us at noon on WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Gov. Ralph Northam - Governor Of Virginia
Kurt Krause - Visit Norfolk
Dr. Edward Oldfield - EVMS

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Retirement Planning / Finances During COVID

Posted by: toddw 3/30/2021 10:14 PM

Retirement Planning / Finances During COVID

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

We will discuss legislation that would create a retirement savings program for employees who don't have as many options. Then, we'll share financial advice for people impacted by the pandemic. Join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM. 

Today's Guests:

John Scott - Director, Retirement Savings Project at Pew Charitable Trusts
Nicole Riley - Director, Virginia Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses
Yvonne Allmond - Executive Vice President & Community Financial Engagement Officer, Towne Bank

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Shootings At The Oceanfront / The Long Tail Of COVID-19

Posted by: toddw 3/29/2021 10:46 PM

Shootings At The Oceanfront / The Long Tail Of COVID-19

Monday, March 29, 2021

We will discuss the shootings at the Oceanfront over the weekend. Then, we will talk about the long-term physical effects of COVID-19, and how the illness has changed our relationships to the people around us.

Today's Guests:
Mechelle Hankerson - WHRO
Saahil Desai - The Atlantic
Troy Kahle - COVID-19 survivor
Danny Epperson - COVID-19 survivor

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Origins of Cancel Culture / Videoconference Fatigue

Posted by: toddw 3/24/2021 10:59 PM

Origins of Cancel Culture / Videoconference Fatigue

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 

What is cancel culture exactly? What is the controversy surrounding it? We will discuss the issue with our guests and listeners. Then, we will talk about the stresses that constant videoconferences are inflicting on people in their work and family lives. Join us at noon on WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Dr. Meredith Clark - UVA
Emily Campion - Old Dominion University
Sheila Keener - Old Dominion University

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Bobby Dyer / Hospitality / Problem Gambling

Posted by: toddw 3/23/2021 10:32 PM

Bobby Dyer / Hospitality / Problem Gambling

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer will talk to us about the issues facing his city. We will also discuss the challenges the hospitality industry faces, and the potential for recovery. Finally, we will talk about problem gambling in Virginia, and a partnership between the Virginia Lottery and a state agency trying to help.

Today's Guests:

Bobby Dyer - Mayor Of Virginia Beach
Kristina Chastain, - Esoteric
Chris Savvides - Black Angus
Dr. Carolyn Hawley - Virginia Council on Problem Gambling

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Attacks Against Asian Americans / Masks

Posted by: toddw 3/22/2021 10:42 PM

Attacks Against Asian Americans / Masks

Monday, March 22, 2021

We will discuss the attacks and harassment on Asian Americans, and what the implications are for our community. Then, we will talk about a local startup producing masks.

Today's Guests:
Meredith R. Weisel - Anti-Defamation League
Petula Moy - Asian American Alliance
Gary Warren - ivWatch

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