Lumen Christi students Alex Hooper and Kevin Riley were among a group of students volunteering on a mission trip in Jamaica. This was the tenth year Fr. Geoff Rose led a spring break trip to an impoverished community. All shared photos and stories of their work. Also on today's show: Matt Shane from MSU Extension Service; "Money Matters" with Jeff Matzen, Matzen Financial; Singer-Guitarist Rick Straub (performing at Jackson Coffee Co. Friday evening); Award-winning poet Hakim Nathaniel Crampton promoting his book release event April 27 at the Jackson District Library; "Bark for Life" event with Diane Hutchins.
Several Detroit Lions will be participating in a fundraiser basketball game at Spring Arbor University on April 27. On this week's Locker Room, Thought 1 Founder Noah Nagy sits down with JTV Sports' Larry Jacobson to preview the event. Complete details on the JTV home page and on Thought 1's Facebook page.
Jackson native Dr. Brian Brown (currently an anesthesiologist in Layfayette, IN) was in the stands at the finish line of the Boston Marathon when the bombs exploded. He assisted the injured and manned the medical tent. On today's show, Dr. Grant Brown of Brown's Advanced Care recounted his brother's experiences. Brian Brown's wife, Libby Riggs (also a Jackson native) was running the marathon and was about 2 miles from the finish at the time of the explosions. While Brown worked to start IVs and help carry patients out, he saw police officers, Marines and other military people taking down barricades so the wounded could be transferred to ambulances waiting on the perimeter. Dr. Grant Brown also updated viewers on the latest advances at his pharmacy and tips on coping with the allergy season. Also on today's show: Spring Arbor University President Dr. Chuck Webb; Teacher Ashlee Adams from Hunt School; Ken Baxter and Linda Wray with the JSO Guild Jazz Night; Ella Sharp Museum Amy Reimann with Donna Riley and Steve Tucker for the Ella Patio Party. The first one of the season is Thursday, April 18. Plus, Kathy Braffford with the Pet of the Week.
On today's Bart Hawley Show, guests include Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Dan Evans; United Way of Jackson County's Jim Brian with Aware, Inc. Executive Director Becky Filip; Auto-Lab of Jackson owner Dave Ziolkowski; Timm Richardson, Mahalia Greenway and John Louis Good with Center Stage Jackson's Beatles Cabaret; Bob Johnson, Area 19 Special Olympics Golf Outing.
Thomas Starks Jr., a 6’6 forward from Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran High School has signed with Spring Arbor University. An Indiana Top 60 Recruit, the versatile prep standout recently led the Cadets to the Class 3A State Championship Finals while compiling a 23-5 record. At the state finals, Thomas was recognized as the Arthur L. Trester Award for Mental Attitude recipient. This prestigious honor is given to the outstanding senior participant in each classification of the boys’ basketball state finals. The winners of this award, who were nominated by their principals, and coaches, must excel in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability. “Thomas is an extraordinary young man and an outstanding basketball player,” noted SAU Head Coach Ryan Cottingham. “He is an impact player and an impact person.” Starks joins 6’7 forward Jimmy Kodet (Williamston), 6’4 wing Isaac Love, and 5’10 point guard Caleb Hogans (North Farmington) as a member of the 2013 SAU recruiting class. (Courtesy of Dave Mayotte, Spring Arbor University Sports Information Director)
The Lumen Christi Titans sweep the Michigan Center Cardinals 11-1 and 6-3 to open the season.
Artists from Armory Arts unveiled Jackson's submission to the city of St. Joseph's Public Art project, "Planes, Trains & Automobiles" on today's show. Jean Weir, Lou Cubille, Joy Nelson and Marion Wellman-Horton described the creation of the piece. The submission will be displayed throughout the summer in downtown St. Joseph. Also on today's show: Jackson Mayor Martin Griffin; Toys of the Month with Phil Wrzesinki from the Toy House; Theresa Runyan and Tammy Dotson celebrate National Library Week at the Summit Branch of the Jackson District Library; St. Vincent de Paul Fashion Show preview with Debbie Alford and Karrie Sisk; Rock Mangus and Karen Merklinger, Mission of Hope Cancer Fund; JCC student Joe Lorenz on the international mens' march "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" planned for this Friday morning at the North Campus.
The Grande Golf Club has begun their 2013 season and will again be host this year to JTV's "The Right Approach" with Andy Hawley. The season begins next month on The Locker Room. Meanwhile, the Grande Championship will be held on May 19th at the Grande Golf Club and the Senior Grande Championship will be on May 17th. The cost is $50 and includes prizes and lunch. To sign up or for more information contact Steven Saari at the Grande at 517-768-9494.
Join guest host Jeff Matzen from Matzen Financial and his guests: Chief Dave Wooden, Jackson Fire Department; Sheriff Steve Rand, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department; Dan Salerno, Food Bank of South Central Michigan; Coffee Talk, with Robert Ernst, Jackson Coffee Company; Robert Tulloch, President, Jackson Area Landlords Association, with Charyl Wozniak.
Filling in for Bart on Tuesday is Guest Host Judi Ganton. Join Judi and her guests: Lloyd Ganton Retirement Centers' Arbor Manor Rehab Administrator Phil Flynn with Scott Greenslade; Linda Schaub, Spring Arbor University, with 2 Students for Women in Leadership Conference; Stefanie Riggs, Business & Professional Women & Jackson County Rose Queen Festival/Pageant; Karen Richards, Culver’s Owner, and NIKE Award Winner; Beth Shafer, United Way Women’s Leadership Council. Tuesday's show will replay on Wednesday.