"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Young women from the Tri-State are getting the chance to explore non-traditional careers in the building trades at the Y-W-C-A this summer. "Rosie's Girls" is a program designed to teach eleven to thirteen year olds the basics of construction, while building self-esteem and confidence. W-N-K-U's Matt Kelley asked Director of Youth Services Rhonda Lindon-Hammon how it works (for more information, contact Rhonda Lindon-Hammon at email@example.com)
" Highland Heights, Ky." – Two new national reports show Kentucky tipping the scales as one of the most obese states in the country. The reports, from the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control ranks the state as 4th worst for children and 7th worst for adult obesity.WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Susan Zapeda Executive Director of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky why the commonwealth ranks so poorly (you can find the reporst at www.rwjf.org and CDC.gov)
By WNKU BusinessWise with Crystal Faulkner and Tom Cooney
WNKU BusinessWise 7-27-09
Highland Heights, KY – BusinessWise, with Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner, Partners in Cooney Faulkner & Stevens, LLC., and Dave Hatter, President and Founder of Libertas Technologies, LLC., broadcast the week of July 27, 2009.
Highland Heights, Ky. – Music was big business in Cincinnati last week. In addition to the annual Macy's Music festival bringing over 15 million dollars to our region, the Gospel Music Workshop of America held it's 42nd annual convention in town with an anticipated revenue of 4 million dollars. WNKU's Cheri Lawson spent some time at the convention to find out how they teach gospel in order to preach the gospel...
Highland Heights, Kentucky – Governor Ted Strickland has officially opened the 156th Ohio State Fair. To find out about the economic impact of the fair and to get a preview of what awaits visitors, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Marketing and P.R. Director, Christina Leeds.