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Watching Bloomington

Watching Bloomington

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Join host Barry Lessow each Sunday morning as he brings stories and has conversations with guests about area non-profit agencies helping local people. Tune in to stay informed and stay involved with this community-oriented show, both on-air and through the podcast episodes here.

Watching Bloomington 10-07-18

Join Barry as he talks with Rebecca Warren from the Monroe County Humane Association about their organization and their Barktoberfest event.

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Watching Bloomington

2-17-19

February 17th, 2019 12:00am

This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with the director of Financial Aid at Ivy Tech Bloomington, Patt McCafferty. Patt and Barry discuss the importance of filing for financial aid and the upcoming event "College Goal Sunday."

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Watching Bloomington

2-10-19

February 10th, 2019 12:00am

This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with Danell Witmer, executive director, and Tyler Garzinski, events and communication coordinator of of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana. Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been changing children's lives by matching them with caring adults to guide them on a path to success.

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Watching Bloomington

2-3-19

February 3rd, 2019 12:00am

This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with Monroe County CASA executive director, Kristin Bishay. Monroe County CASA is a volunteer-powered program which provides representation in juvenile court for child victims of abuse and neglect. CASAs provide advocacy to child victims to ensure that they remain at the forefront of the court proceedings and find a safe, permanent home as quickly as possible.

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Watching Bloomington

1-27-19

January 27th, 2019 12:00am

This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with Red Cross Indiana's southeast chapter's executive director, Donna Colon. The Red Cross has been serving the people of Indiana for over 100 years. The Indiana Region serves 6.3 million Hoosiers in 87 counties and comprises six chapter areas.

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Watching Bloomington

1-20-19

January 20th, 2019 12:00am

This week on Watching Bloomington, Barry talks with the administrator of the Monroe County Health Department, Penny Caudill. The Monroe County Health Department's mission is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Monroe County.

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Watching Bloomington

1-13-19

January 18th, 2019 12:00am

This week on Watching Bloomington Barry talks with Stephanie Shelton, the director of development of LifeDesigns and Genie Mae, director of community engagement at Gentry Park Senior Living Community. LifeDesigns provides services and supports to people with disabilities across Bartholomew, Brown, Greene, Johnson, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, and Owen counties.

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Watching Bloomington

1-6-19

January 6th, 2019 12:00am

This week Barry talks with John Barada, the president and CEO of the Bloomington Health Foundation. Bloomington Health Foundation, formerly called Bloomington Hospital Foundation, has been the local philanthropic expert for improving community health for more than 50 years. Thanks to the unified efforts of their donors, business leaders and other local partnerships, they're continuing their relationship with IU Health Bloomington Hospital and expanding their mission to address our most pressing health needs in Bloomington and our neighboring communities.

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Watching Bloomington

December 30th 2018

December 30th, 2018 12:00am

This week Barry talks about new year's resolutions and how to keep healthy in the new year. With Robin Parker from IU Health / Community Health. She is the Clinical Manager for the Diabetes Center and Katie Dooley, the Director of the Gold Program at IU Health. They discuss healthy lifestyles, nutrition and physical activity.

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Watching Bloomington

December 23rd, 2018

December 23rd, 2018 12:00am

Today Barry talks with the CEO of Monroe County Habitat for Humanity Wendy Goodlett

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Watching Bloomington

December 16th, 2018 06:00am

This week Barry talks with Efrat Feferman, the executive director of the United Way of Monroe County. They discuss the United way fundraising campaign and all the things that the United way does in and around Monroe County.

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Watching Bloomington 12-06-18

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Barry is joined by Amanda Barge, president of the Monroe County Board of Commissioners, and Shelli Yoder, president of the Monroe County Council, to discuss the opioid crisis in Monroe County, and what they're doing to help Hoosiers.

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Watching Bloomington 11-22-18

November 25th, 2018 12:00am

This week Barry talks about pets with Leslie Hudson from the Monroe County Humane Association, she's the educator and program manger for the MCHA.

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Watching Bloomington 11-15-18

November 18th, 2018 12:00am

This week Barry talks with Emily Pike and Sherrie Shuler from New Hope for Families. New Hope for Families helps families impacted by homelessness gain and maintain stable housing and provides accredited early childhood development services aimed at breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

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Watching Bloomington 11-8-18

November 9th, 2018 12:00am

As the holiday season draws closer, Barry sits down with Katie Broadfoot, executive director of Monroe County United Ministries, to talk about what her organization's long history of helping Hoosiers.

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Watching Bloomington 11-1-18

November 2nd, 2018 01:00am

Barry chats with Amanda Nickey, the president and CEO of Mother Hubbard's Cupboard, about the work they do to keep Bloomington well-fed and healthy.

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Watching Bloomington 10-25-18

November 2nd, 2018 12:30am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana Director Danell Witmer joins Barry to talk about the program, the extended family it has provided Witmer, and how it improves the lives of everyone involved.

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Watching Bloomington 10-18-18

November 2nd, 2018 12:00am

Barry is joined by guests from Bloomington's very own Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Oct. 27th to talk about the event's past, present, and future.

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Watching Bloomington 10-11-18

October 15th, 2018 12:00am

Barry sits down with Amy Stark, the executive director of Girls Inc. of Monroe County, to talk about the work they do to help empower young girls in Monroe County to pursue their goals and make their own decisions.

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Watching Bloomington 10-07-18

October 11th, 2018 12:00am

Join Barry as he talks with Rebecca Warren from the Monroe County Humane Association about their organization and their Barktoberfest event.

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Watching Bloomington 9-30-18

October 11th, 2018 12:00am

Join Barry as he visits with Efrat Feferman, the Executive Director of the United Way of Monroe County.

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