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Great Parks of Hamilton County is offering spring and summer programs designed for people who are fifty and older. Spokesperson Kim Whitton says the outings are a great way to meet new people and learn something along the way. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Ms. Whitton to learn more about the Great Parks Club. (get more information at www.greatparks.org )
Five time grammy award winner and legendary guitarist, Robert Cray, recently released his 17th studio album, IN MY SOUL.WNKUs Cheri Lawson talked with Cray who’s scheduled to be in Cincinnati at the Taft Theater July 1st with John Hiatt.
CL: Robert, Congrats on another CD, In My Soul, another one that draws listeners in. Out of the ten song collection which one are you absolutely attached to?
RC: I don’t think there’s just one. We’re playing a lot of the songs on stage right now and we’re just havin’ fun with everyone. For us it’s new and we’re groovin’ on all of it.
People from around the Tri-state will be celebrating Earth Day-Cincinnati at sawyer Point on April 19th. Spokesperson Brandy Jones says there will be music, food, and activities for the entire family at the event. WNKU’s Matt Kelly asked Ms. Jones What’s new at Earth day this year. (get more information at http://cincinnatiearthday.com/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org )
Each year, a program called Reforest Northern Kentucky recruits volunteers to help plant trees in selected areas of Boone, Kenton and Campbell Counties. Mark Leopold, Field Manager for Northern Kentucky University's Center for Environmental Restoration, leads the program, which took place this year on March 29th. Leopold spoke to WNKU's Steve Hirschberg from a cell phone in the middle of the woods in Grant County.
Kayla Williams, author of "Love My rifle More Than You" is releasing a new inspirational book about the challenges soldiers face when they return home from war. Ms. Williams told WNKU's Matt Kelley she wrote "Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and REcovere in the Aftermath of War" because of an injury suffered by her husband in combat...(get more information at http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Plenty-of-Time-When-We-Get-Home/ or like Kayla on Facebook at www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Plenty-of-Time-When-We-Get-Home/683958144989590 )
WNKU often has musicians who come to the station, play on the air and sit down for an interview. Recently, Luther Dickinson, who's best known for being a member of North Mississippi Allstars, was at the station to play from his new solo album, Rock 'n Roll Blues. He talked with WNKU's John Patrick.
MONCO Secure Document Destruction and Scanning will host a FREE opportunity to shred personal documents, old tax information and confidential papers from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 3rd at their NAID AAA Certified shredding operations center, 700 Liberty Lane, Dayton, Ohio 45449.