12-1: Kara Gunn, Inspirational Speaker on Overcoming Obstacles

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio 📻 Hour Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio guest: Kara Gunn, “Overcoming Obstacles”

Kara is passionate about encouraging people to live fully and joyfully in their season of life. She and her family live in Texas where she stays busy being a leader in children’s and women’s ministries at her church and volunteering with her kids’ schools and activities. She helps with marketing and patient recruitment at a study center and works alongside her husband in real estate. She has developed devotional materials, bible studies and messages and loves to communicate with audiences at retreats and luncheons. She has also been blessed to speak internationally during some of her mission trips to Cuba and Asia. She is a wife to her sweet husband Phillip Gunn, (who also happens to be Robin’s little brother) and an imperfect mom to three fun loving kids – Sara, Seth and Noah. She doesn’t currently have much free time but when she does, she enjoys watching movies with her family and going for coffee with friends. Kara strives to overcome obstacles in her life and encourages others to do the same.

Kara has succeeded in Overcoming Obstacles Like:
1. Grew up with substance abuse in her Family
2. Parents divorced while in college
3. First husband left for one of his students (ended in divorce)
4. Struggled with Bankruptcy/infertility

Kara’s Action Points to overcome obstacles:
1. Be in community for mutual support!
2. Don’t look inward – look outward

How You can contact Kara Gunn; www.karagunn.com

11-24-18: Liz Banks & Dee Watts from Salvation Army

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio 📻 Hour – Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio guests: Liz Banks & Dee Watts from Salvation Army

Liz Banks has been the Volunteer Coordinator for The Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma for the last five years. Liz volunteered for many years and fell in love with serving the hungry and poor that God placed in her path. She recruits volunteers for the food pantry, diner, Boys and Girls Club, senior centers, and disaster.

Demetre (Dee) Watts, Director of Social Services Ministries, The Salvation Army Central Oklahoma Area Command. Her desire to help fellow Oklahomans and an opportunity to minister to their basic needs through God’s grace brought her to the doors of The Salvation Army in 1991. She is now the director of social services ministries for Oklahoma County. She oversees the Food Pantry, Christmas assistance, disaster assistance, and utility assistance programs.

Salvation Army established in 1865 Web: SalvationArmyOKCAC.org

Volunteer Bell Ringers needed for Oklahoma, Cleveland, and Canadian Counties.
Contact Information: 405-246-1100

11-17-18: Neal Nordlinger with “inCrisis Consultants”

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio 📻 Hour Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio guest: Neal Nordlinger with “inCrisis Consultants”

After thirty years as a successful movie and television producer in Hollywood, ​Neal Nordlinger​​ came to Oklahoma City to run his own Internet company, however, his son’s drug addiction changed all that. During that five-year nightmare, Neal received a plethora of pleas for help from families also hit by drug and alcohol disorders. T​oday, Neal formed inCrisis Consultants to devote his life as an Interventionist, treatment placement specialist and case manager working with families hit by drug and alcohol addiction and mental illness. (BTW… Neal’s son is living well, sober & thriving today.)

Call Neal Nordlinger 24/7 TOLL FREE 855-702-7474 OR 405-455-4440.
Go to inCrisisConsultants.com

11-10-18: The Santa Market is almost here! Guest Joan Clarke!

Joan Clarke, along with Molly Nye and Megan Nye (Joan’s Daughter, not pictured), founded The Santa Market. These three ladies, spend all year promoting this fantastic fundraiser event giving them a positive way to cope with the loss of Joan’s Husband in 2007 to Alzheimer’s. Joan’s famous line is, “We Can Do This” she doesn’t take “NO” for an answer very often. Joan Says, “We are grateful to be bringing Alzheimer’s awareness to thousands of people. It’s a chain reaction that has become bigger than all of us.” “Everyone wants to help and get involved which in turn brings us such gratitude”.

The Santa Market has raised over $70,000 to date and an additional $10,000 this year before The Santa Market doors are even opened! Santa’s Market doors originally opened in 2010, taking them into their 9th year and the 7th year raising money for Alzheimer’s.

The Santa Market’s FIRST YEAR TO EXPAND TO TWO DAYS OF SHOPPING, Friday November 16th & Saturday November 17th, 2018.

Call Joan at (405) 314-1033 and VISIT the facebook page – lots of Giveaways on their Facebook page!

Special Note! The Santa Market is offering the opportunity to have 1000 of your business items in 1000 shopping bags for ONLY $100… ALL proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Last Year 4000 attended!!! 
For More Information Call; Joan Clark at (405) 314-1033.

11-3-18: GET Organized & Repurpose! Untangle Founder & CEO Lea Gallagher & Optimal Life Space Founder/CEO Jeanne Morgan

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio 📻 Hour Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio guests: Untangle Founder & CEO Lea Gallagher & Optimal Life Space Founder/CEO Jeanne Morgan

Untangle/ Founder & CEO – Lea Gallagher is originally from Takoma Park, MD and moved to OKC in 2015 and loves living in Oklahoma! Lea has been a member of NAPO (National Association Productivity & Organizing) since 2014. Lea loves to adapt different organizing styles to people’s unique needs and habits. She brings creative and empathetic solutions to each project, teaching people from a non-judgemental approach on how to let go of clutter so you can enjoy using your space. Lea was inspired by her Mother’s organization skills growing up and decided to follow the path of her passion. Let Lea Help You “Untangle” one knot at a time! untangleorganizing.com | (405) 458-0408

Optimal Life Space/ Founder & CEO – Jeanne Morgan was born in a small town on the east coast of Virginia and moved to OKC in 1991 and stayed because she become so attached to Oklahoma. Jeanne’s career and background has been in sales with multiple Fortune 500 companies. Two years ago Jeanne stepped out on her own to pursue her passion of decorating, organizing & repurposing what people already have in their home or office. This career path has been so rewarding for her to use her gifts to help others. Jeanne also enjoys being married to the love of her life Micheal, caring for her kitty, cooking and reading. Website: optimallife.space | (405) 630-4010