WKOK Sunrise, Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018:

5:00am to 9:00am: This Morning, America’s First News with Gordon Deal. Show topics include:

  • A special 4-hour Memorial Day broadcast…including news about the group advocating for companies to hire veterans as they transition from military life. Hear the three qualities all vets have.
  • Also, police try a new tactic to de-escalate emergency calls involving the mentally ill.
  • Plus, the Walmart greeter who sings to veterans.
  • And interior design tactics that get you to love fast food.

WKOK Sunrise, Tuesday, May 29, 2018:

5:00am to 7:00am: This Morning, America’s First News with Gordon Deal. Show topics include:

  • Democrats are taking a page from the Republicans’ playbook. Hear the latest political strategy for the midterm elections.
  • Also, the number of people in the U.S. who owe at least a million dollars in student loans. Find out how it can happen.
  • And lessons for high school kids about college…from college kids.

7:10am: Eric Rowe, President, Selinsgrove Area High School Alumni Association, on the state of the growing organization, their good work, projects and awards so far and the mission of the SAHSAA. We’ll talk about their upcoming Slow Bike Race June 9, and other upcoming events.

7:40am: Diane Donato, Merrill W. Linn Land and Waterways Conservancy, on their upcoming contribution to a Tree Tenders course, a wildflowers session and a native plant class. All are critically components to sound environmental, social and community behavior—and they’re lots of fun!

On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:

8:30am to 10:00am:   Open phones resume, we’ll pick up where we left off: arguing.

Susan Mathias, CEO, Transitions of PA, Eckie Friar, Prevention and Education Specialist, Transitions of PA, on the upcoming fundraising auction and the local ‘Darkness to Light’ trainings.  Also joining us on the phone was Kayla Schneider, an outspoken advocate and speaker on the topic of sexual assault.  Kayla will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Transitions Annual Auction May 31. As a child sexual assault survivor, she brings a critically important and inspiring story of hope to many people, making public appearances as part of her work as ‘Miss. Pocono’ and at other events. We also discussed the mission and work of Transitions.

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