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Toni Sadecky From United Way Is Guest On “People Purpose Planet”

Every month, Dr. Peter Birchler from The Chiropractic Health Center in Chippewa presents a local non-profit organization in Beaver County that gets spotlighted on A.M. Beaver County, and receives proceeds from the CHC for the month.

For May, Dr. Birchler is again choosing the United Way of Beaver County as his spotlight non-profit, and allocation officer Toni Sadecky joined Dr. Pete and Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to discuss the United Way. Sadecky talked about what it means to be an allocation officer, the end of the fiscal year, and the dinner at Shadow Lakes that is open to the public. Toni and Dr. Pete also discussed the connection between profit and non-profit businesses when the former looks to help the latter.

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Tom McCormack Discusses Farming Bees And Helping Amputees

For over two decades, Tom McCormack has made trips to Panama in order to help out the lower-income citizens that have trouble with mobility and are in need of body parts.

Tom, who runs McCormack Apiaries in Aliquippa with his wife Linda, is co-head of the Thomas L. & Linda J. McCormack Foundation that makes these annual trips to Panama to bring down supplies to the people of the area. He spoke to Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County about the upcoming trip(s) for 2019, how he transitioned from bee farming to prosthetics, the economic disparity in Panama, and how the kids in Panama receive small gifts through toys and books.

For more info on the McCormack Foundation, check out the website by clicking here.

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Special Guest On A.M. Beaver County With Matt Drzik

Tom McCormack, who is co-head of the Tom & Linda McCormack Foundation and McCormack Apiaries in Aliquippa joins Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to talk about his upcoming mission trip to Panama, where he helps amputees and citizens of the area by applying prosthetic appendages and giving them transport equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, etc.). The interview will air after the 8:30 news on Beaver County Radio.

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Dr. Cyril Wecht Joins Matt Drzik To Discuss Upcoming Lincoln Park Show

“An Evening Of Pathological Conversation” with Dr. Cyril Wecht will be coming up on Saturday May 11 at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center. Dr. Wecht will talk with Pittsburgh media personality John McIntire about some of the more famous cases he’s worked on, including the deaths of JFK, JonBenet Ramsey, and Kurt Cobain.

Before the May 11 show, Dr. Wecht called in to the May 6 edition of A.M. Beaver County to promote “An Evening Of Pathological Conversation”. He talked with Matt Drzik about his thoughts on the deaths of John Kennedy and Michael Jackson, the part of his analyses that don’t reach the common-knowledge sector, and his “movie career” based on his pathological work.

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(NOTE: Due to some technical difficulties during the interview, the audio presented has been edited for release.)

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Senior Day At The Mall Will Be Happening On May 8

The Senior Day At The Mall is returning to the Beaver Valley Mall on Wednesday May 8, focusing on Health & Wellness for the senior citizens of the county and surrounding areas. The event is presented by the Beaver County Office On Aging.

BCOA representatives Angela Gentile (Program Monitor) & Erin Shannon (Senior Day Coordinator) joined Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to talk about this year’s event, including the different local businesses and groups that will be on hand to provide medical information and services, as well as the entertainment and food that will be provided.

Also, Beaver County will be there with the Personality Prize Wheel from 10 until Noon, and Frank Sparks & Ed Hermick will be broadcasting live during Teleforum.

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Rick Craword & Vanessa Campagna Talk About The Beaver Falls Spring Festival

The 2nd Annual Beaver Falls Spring Festival will be held on May 4 at the Municipal Parking Lot located on 13th Street between 7th & 8th Avenue. The event will feature live music, yard sales, auctions, and food vendors. Beaver County Radio will be broadcasting live from 12:30 until 6:30 on Saturday.

Vanessa Campagna, who is seen here in the studio in December 2014, called in from Norway to promote her Spring Fest appearance.

Rick Crawford, who is the chairman of the Beaver Falls Business District Authority, talked with Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to discuss all the different happenings that will take place at the Spring Festival. He talked about the improvements that were made from last year’s first event, the auction to be held by Asecendant Auctions, and the “treasure map” that will allow patrons to visit the local downtown businesses for a chance to win a prize.

Also joining Matt and Rick was singer Vanessa Campagna, who called in to Beaver County Radio all the way from Oslo, Norway (where it was mid-afternoon). Campagna will be singing live at the Spring Festival starting at 5:00pm, and she reflected on how excited she is to be a part of this event back in front of her hometown crowd. Vanessa also talked about her current work on tour with singer Michael W. Smith, and also a project she is working on with collaborating songwriters in Norway.

If you want to listen back to the interview, click on the player below.

 

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National Day Of Prayer Breakfast To Be Held At Geneva College On May 2

The first Thursday of May is the National Day of Prayer in the United States, and in conjunction with that, Geneva College will be hosting their annual Prayer Breakfast on May 2 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Two of the head personnel for the Prayer Breakfast joined Matt Drzik on A.M Beaver County to talk about this year’s event: Geneva College President Dr. Calvin Troup, and Reverend Phil Huggins of First Baptist Church in Rochester.

Together, the men talked about why prayer is the most Christian part of Christianity, how this event is seen as a county event as opposed to just a Beaver Falls or Geneva-only event, and previewing the guest speaker for the morning: Dr. Terry Thomas, who is a Bible professor at Geneva.

The breakfast is free, but there will a be a good-will offering that will take place during the morning. More information can be found here.

If you want to listen back to the interview, click on the player below.

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Richard Martin, Head Of Radio Auction Committee, Talks About Auction On AMBC

Two days away from the 33rd Radio Rotary Auction, it was time for the head honcho to step aboard.

Richard A. Martin is the head of Beaver County’s Radio Rotary Auction Committee for 2019, and he joined Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to talk about his role in the Rotary, the history of the auction, and the benefits that the county receives through this annual event. Martin is also a registered representative of Fortune Financial Services in New Brighton, an organization that also is home to several county Rotarians.

REMINDER: This year’s auction tabloid can be found on our website here.

If you’d like to listen back to the interview, click on the player below.

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AUDIO: Max Lewis…Attorney, Author & County Rotarian Talks Auction On AMBC

Max Lewis has quite the resume.

For starters, he’s an attorney at law with the Joseph Max Lewis firm in the Chippewa area. Secondly, he’s been part of the local Rotary and Radio Rotary Auction since 1989, and with the 33rd Radio Auction coming up on April 20, he sat down with Matt Drzik on A.M. Beaver County to talk about the process of bidding, donating, assisting, and making charity contributions to the Rotary.

REMINDER: This year’s auction tabloid can be found on our website here.

Max Lewis is also an accomplished author, whose recent book “The Diaries of Pontius Pilate” is available wherever books are sold. Lewis spoke about the inspiration behind his book, the planned movie adaptation, and an adventure that took him to a historic theater in Los Angeles.

If you’d like to listen back to the interview, click on the player below.

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Flick Financial Team Discusses The 2019 Radio Rotary Auction

Flick Financial has been part of the Radio Rotary Auction for the last 33 years since the first one took place in the 1980s. Dan and Don Flick joined Matt Drzik once again on A.M. Beaver County to discuss the 33rd edition of the Rotary Auction, which will be broadcast on WBVP & WMBA from 8:00 until 2:00 on Saturday, April 20.

If you’d like to see the tabloid for this year’s Radio Auction, you can look at it here.

To listen back to the interview, click on the player below.

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