5-30-20: Mike Anderson, Norine Anderson, and Dave Bukvic, with Connectus Global 

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, on KZLS The Eagle 1640AM. What? Are we in Canada at the OSJ radio studio for Saturday’s 9:05 a.m. show? Well, our guests are! Top is Dave Bukvic, Chief Marketing Officer; Mike Anderson (left); and his mother, Norine Anderson. They’re all with Connectus Global and are educating us on a new app, called QC-Clock, that is a powerful new tool for empowering communities. It allows you, your family, businesses, and business owners to take an active role in a safer return to essential social and economic activities! Wow—how great is that?

Our special sit-in guest was my niece, Leah Gunn, the OSJ Executive Sales Director. She was the special holder of the guest photos.


  • Mike holds three trade tickets; Steamfitting/Pipefitting, B pressure Welder and Boilermaker certification.
  • Mike also holds his ABSA level 4 Boiler Inspection and Trouble Shooting ticket, Steam System Design and level two Nuclear Leak Sealing certificate.
  • Founded Integrated Life Solutions in 2016
  • Board for Luna Glamping & advisory board with Sandy Feet Retreat in Belize
  • President of Schmike Cycles (outdoor sports)
  • Reside in Calgary Alberta with my wife and 3 lovely children

Norine Anderson

  • 20 years in the Oil Sands
  • Background in Teaching and Human Resources
  • Passion for travel and a love of adventure
  • Partnership with Iguana Jungle Roost, Co-Owner of Glamping resort in San Ignacio, Belize.
  • Married with husband, three sons.

Dave Bukvic, Chief Marketing Officer:

  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology with Chemical Engineering Diploma
  • Hospitality Industry both co-owning and operating various restaurants and lounges with in Southern Alberta
  • Moved into the Energy sector in 2006; worked in the field initially; climbed up the ladder to management and executive level roles
  • Had several business ventures: 1) large volume camp manufacturing plant in Southern Alberta 2) transport and equipment rental company which I had sold in 2017
  • Married and reside in South Calgary with my wife, 2 dogs and 3 horses.
Connectus Global
Phone: 587-441-0506
Linkedin: connectusglobal
Introducing their app: QC-Clock
(Quarantine Compliance)

5-23-20: Michael Patterson & Roger Anunsen of MINDRAMP

Our First “Zoom” OSJ Radio Hour with The Brain Guys: Top Right is Michael Patterson and Bottom is Roger Anunsen of MINDRAMP.org – Part 5 !
Social Distancing on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour this Saturday 5/25/20 on The Eagle 🦅 KZLS 1640AM and it still is all about keeping you and us — Safe, Educated, Entertained and Informed !!!

Michael C. Patterson is a scholar, educator and speaker who develops programs to promote successful aging, brain health, creativity and quality-of-life. Michael ran the award-winning Staying Sharp program at AARP and is founder and CEO of MINDRAMP Consulting. Michael is a certified brain health coach. He produces and hosts the MINDRAMP Podcast that provides practical advice on how to achieve Qualongevity.

 Roger Anunsen is an award-winning educator, keynote speaker, cognitive intervention designer, program consultant and brain health coach based in Oregon.  Roger is the president of MINDRAMP and introduced the MINDRAMP Method© at the University of Oxford.  He teaches college courses including The Aging Mind & an important course specifically redesigned for this challenging time Virtual Cognitive Activity Design.

Michael and Roger have both had TED Talks and have spoken at the Smithsonian Institution on brain science and aging. They promote the ideas of Refiring and Not Retiring! Live Well and Live Long!

MindRAMP Consulting
Website: mindramp.org
Podcast website: mindramp.buzzsprout.com
M. Patterson email: patterson@mindramp.org
R. Anunsen email: ranunsen@mindramp.org
MindRAMP podcasts are also available on

5-16-20: Richard Shumake, Owner of Morrison Floral

Working that Social Distancing with The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour with our Phone-in Guest Richard Shumake Owner of Morrison Floral, Greenhouses & Event Center … A Stable in OKC for the last 71 Years and Always Family Owned and Operated! Listen in this Saturday 5/16/20 on KZLS The Eagle 🦅 1640AM @ 9:05am

richard-shumakeRichard Shumake, is the Owner/General Manager of Morrison Floral Co., Greenhouses & Event Center which is run by family…Richard’s wife Mary Son: Randy Daughter in Law: Ginger and Granddaughters: Miranda and Zoe. They are a generational family owned and operated business of 71 years.


Morrison Floral Co., Greenhouses & Event Center is:

  • A Full Service Florist
  • Seasonal Giftware and Gift Shop
  • Indoor Garden Conservatory & Event Center
  • 9 Greenhouses where we grow 3 Crops a year:
  • Have Soil, Compost and Mulch

Morrison grows:

  • Spring Bedding (Geraniums, Sun Loving plants and perennials)
  • Fall Bedding (pansies, mums, cabbage and kale)
  • Christmas Poinsettias (approx. 1500 grown per year)

And they host weddings and events in the Conservatory.

  • We do weddings, design and party planning for off site events
  • Offering city-wide delivery as well as TeleFloral wire services for deliveries outside of Okc
  • Enjoy website and internet ordering on MorrisonFlowers.com

Morrison Floral

Available on Facebook: MorrisonFloralandGreenhouses

(405) 789-1622

5-9-20: Dennis Helm and Glenn Allen of Smooth Finish Roofing & Construction

Still Practicing our Social Distancing in the OSJ / Radio Studio with two very special phone-in guests … Look Who is Award Winning in the Eyes of The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour‼️Our phone-in guests are Founder/Owner of Smooth Finish Roofing & Construction, Dennis Helm along with his Marketing Director, Glenn Allen … Letting Us Know How NOT to be Taken Advantage of by Scammers!

The OSJ • Magazine • Radio & App Highly Recommends Smooth Finish Roofing & Construction with 33 Years of expert experience and a perfect A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau has 3 pages in the current issue of the OSJ • Magazine | Page 21 (with two coupons!) Page 75 (with two more coupons) and Pages 49 & 91… Download the current issue for Smooth Finish Roofing & Construction’s Coupons. 

Dennis Helm Smooth Finish RoofingDennis Helm and wife Lisa live in Edmond Oklahoma. They are the loving parents of four beautiful children. Dennis is not only the owner and president of Smooth Finish Roofing, (established in 1987) but Dennis himself, is also a master tradesman specializing in storm damage res-toration. Dennis and his team assist with every facet of the insurance claim process to from assessment all the way to finished project.


glenn allen smooth finish roofingGlenn Allen is a sales and marketing consultant who lives in Edmond, Oklahoma with his wife Rhonda. They have 4 children & 4 grandchildren. They are members of Word of God Church and serve as mentors @ My Brothers Keepers ministries in Oklahoma City. Glenn’s responsibility at Smooth Finish is to assist customers with insurance claims resulting from storm damage.

Disaster relief partners

smooth finish
Smooth Finish Roofing & Construction
Phone  (405) 923-5127