12-7-19: Debbie Bounds-Publicist & Charlotte Canion-Award Winning Author, Speaker & Actress

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM • 12/7/19 on KZLS The Eagle 🦅 1640AM. In studio: (L to R) Debbie Bounds, Charlotte’s Publicist, along with Charlotte Canion-Award Winning Author, Speaker & Actress  talking all about Charlotte’s Book; “You Have to Laugh to Keep From Crying” (How to Parent Your Parent).
Charlotte Canion, a family caregiver for a Mother, Father & Father-in-Law … and now her book is helping hundreds of thousands walk the Family Caregiver Path. Charlotte was also on the 1980’s Hit TV Series “Dallas” for 9 years and is in The Who’s Who of the Library of Congress in Washington DC for her poem writing!

*Charlotte’s Website:  howtoparentyourparents.net

11-30-19: Jim Blair Melissa Monroe, & Angelina Cummings from Buddy Holly in The Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll Show

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: Jim Blair (Top) plays Buddy Holly in The Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll Show, bottom left Melissa Monroe, Manger at The Auditorium at the Douglass; and on the bottom right is Angelina Cummings, back-up and lead singer.

Coming to OKC at Historically  Remodeled – Auditorium at the Douglass on 600 N. High Ave.

Buddy Holly and The Legends of Rock ‘n Roll is a tribute act to Buddy, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper. This year is the 60th anniversary of the plane crash that caused us to lose these legends. Starting in 2013 as a theatrical production of ” The Buddy Holly Story,” this show basically recreates the Winter Dance Party show in 1959.

Jim Paul Blair has been playing in bands since he was 13 years old.  Growing up on Western Swing, he began playing bluegrass in college, working with Garth Brooks during his Oklahoma State University  Days in the early 1980’s. He spent 10 years in Nashville, working the festival circuit before settling back in NE Oklahoma.   Jim ventured into theatre in 2009, winning the Muskogee Little Theatre Actor of the Year for his portrayal of Hank Williams in Lost Highway, and again in 2013 for his portrayal of Buddy Holly. Jim serves on the board of directors of the Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival and also as host of Oklahoma Music Shop.  JIM BLAIR & Angelina Ocummings (Blond & Vocalist and plays Buddy Holly’s wife in the Buddy Holly and legends of rock ‘n’ roll show).

Melissa Monroe Is the manager and operator of The Auditorium at the Douglass.She in charge of bookings as well as setting a path for future growth of The Auditorium.  She has been in this role only 15 months and is trying to forge a path for bringing the arts to the Innovation District in OKC – which focuses on science and math. Many see a connection between artistry and those sciences.

 

Angelina  Ocummings is an amazing vocalist and plays Buddy Holly’s wife in the Buddy Holly and legends of rock ‘n’ roll show.

General Admission tickets: $15 by 12/2/19 and $20 at the door.
VIP tickets: $30 by 12/2/19 and $35 at the door.

The Auditorium at The Douglass – Showing Buddy Holly and The Legends of Rock ‘n Roll

Facebook: @BuddyHollyBand
Instagram: auditoriumatthedouglass
Phone: 405-652-9541
600 N. High Avenue, OKC (2 blocks from Health Sciences Center)

11-23-19: LIVE OSJ radio remote at The Santa Market!

LIVE REMOTE FROM THE SANTA MARKET! THE EAGLE 1640 RADIO REMOTE AT THE PAVILION AT THE STATE FAIRGROUNDS

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! THIS WEEK: A LIVE OSJ radio remote! OSJ is a Diamond Sponsor for the 10th Annual The Santa Market this coming Saturday, November 23, at the OKC fairgrounds in the Pavilion building.

The funds raised at the The Santa Market go to the Alzheimer’s Association. OSJ has been a participating sponsor for the last eight years.
The OSJ Radio show will have a live remote from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. that morning. Come by and say hello, or be a live call-in guest by calling 405-608-4377. We’ll also have live interviews from some of our favorite OSJ clients.
The Santa Market will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It features FREE admission, FREE parking, and over 200 vendors!
I would love to interview you. We’ll hear from many of that day’s vendors and artists. We’ll have prize giveaways including cash. We’d love for you to join us!

11-16-19: Salvation Army’s Liz Banks & Rob Teel

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: Salvation Army’s Liz Banks & Rob Teel, and they are needing your help to Ring that Red Kettle bell this season!

Kenneth “Rob” Teel currently serves as co-founder/chief information officer for Aether Innovation and as chaplain in the U.S. Air Force at the 137th Special Operations Wing. Previously worked for Hitachi Vantara as America’s Leader for the Center of Excellence for the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Rob is on the advisory board for The Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma. He loves a good laugh, music, great food, volunteering, and participating in outdoor and high adventure activities.

Liz Banks is the volunteer coordinator for The Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma and has served in this position since 2013. In her role she coordinates volunteers for various programs, including the Boys & Girls Club, Client Choice Food Pantry, Senior Centers, Red Shield Diner & Kitchen, and Disaster Relief. She is actively recruiting volunteers for bell ringing, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

phone:  (405) 246-1100
Facebook: @SalArmyCentralOK
Instagram: @SalArmyCentralOK
Twitter: @SalvationArmyOK

11-9-19: THE SANTA MARKET! Guests- Carly Cartmill (Santa Market Board Member); Molly Nye (Co-Founder); Nathan Gunn (Santa Market Vendor)

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: (Left to Right) “The Stuffed Animal Lady”-Carly Cartmill (& Santa Market Board Member) Molly Nye (Co-Founder of Santa Market) Top; Nathan Gunn (Artist & Santa Market Vendor)  Also we had Megan Clark-Nye as a phone-in guest!

PHOTO: (left to right) Megan Clark-Nye; Santa; Molly Nye; and Joan Clarke

Joan Clarke is one of the three founders of the Santa Market. Lost her husband in 2007 to Alzheimer’s. Works primarily with donation acquisitions, collections for our Alzheimer’s booth and silent auction, and sponsorship. All three ladies have equal input in vendor approval and show set up.

Molly Nye is one of the three founders of the Santa Market. Mother in law of the third founder, Megan Nye, daughter of Joan Clarke. Works primarily with applications, taxes, state fair regulations, floor plans, banner construction and more.

Megan Clark-Nye is one of the three founders of Santa Market, her mother is Joan Clarke, her mother in law in Molly Nye. The loss of her father at age 29 has made her determined to find a cure. It is that determination that keeps the Santa Market growing every year.

Nathan Gunn (artist and vendor at Santa Market)

Carly Cartmill  is an Original Santa Market vendor, 10 years ago. Santa Market board member and board secretary since SM became non-profit. Carly works full time as Sales Coordinator for Nortek Air Solutions, is a children’s book author of six children’s books and known as the ‘Stuffed Animal Lady’ at The Santa Market venue.

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The Santa Market will be happening 11/13/19 (Saturday) at the OKC State Fair Grounds-Pavilion Building from 9 AM to 5 PM.

FIND US ON FACEBOOK: facebook.com/thesantamarket

11-2-19: Sandra Leaver & Lori Ernst with “Return The Salute”

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:(L-R) Sandra Leaver the Director of Fundraising for “Return The Salute” and CEO/Founder Lori Ernst.

Lori Ernst, President and CEO of ECL2 and Founder of Return the Salute graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in business and pursued graduate studies at Temple University. Lori’s studies Food & Drug Law, Good Manufacturing Practices, EQMS software and Computerized System Validation. She also has a M.B.A. from Columbia Southern University and Master’s certificate in Project Management through Villanova University and Lori serviceed in the United States 🇺🇸 Army for 14 Years!

Sandra Leaver is Director of Fundraising for Return the Salute and is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. She is Co-Founder of Warrior Nation, a movement focused on the rights of liberty, freedom and patriotism. Her work history includes the American Heart Association and Folds of Honor. She understands military life and disabled military veterans.

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Double Arm Transplant made possible by Return The Salute | Go To this Website to order his book: johnpeckjourney.com (Don’t order off Amazon because Sgt. Peck only gets 35 cents from Amazon orders.)

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Return The Salute –
www.returnthesalute.org/

Facebook address is: Return The Salute (Must include the word “the” for Facebook)

10-26-19: Senior Helpers Home Care: Laurie Stansbury and Tamara Webb

 

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: Senior Helpers Home Care – CEO Laurie Stansbury and Tamara Webb – Director of Client Services

Laurie Stansbury is the CEO of Senior Helpers. She has managed human resources at a regional hospital and long term care facility as well as been a management consultant. She has a passion for excellence in delivering quality in-home senior care and for making a positive impact in the lives of those she serves.

Tamara Webb MSN RN leads Senior Helpers’ Client Services and Care Teams as Director of Client Services. She brings extensive nursing services in Home Health, Hospice, and Community Outreach for the good of our clients and caregivers alike. Prior to joining Senior Helpers, her roles included Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Coordinator, Nurse Educator and RN Case Manager.

 

Senior Helpers

Website: seniorhelpers.com/greaterokc-ok

in The Collonade, 9636 North May Avenue, Suite 274
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120
Tel: (405) 608 4339

State of Oklahoma Home Care Agency License #HC8055

10-19-19: Jeaneen Pointer, Chief Strategy Officer at Lynn Health Science Institute and Carlos Blanco, CEO.

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! Lynn Health Science Institute is conducting several medical trials for you or your family members. Tune in to find out all the where, when and hows. In-studio: Left to right: Jeaneen Pointer, Chief Strategy Officer at Lynn Health Science Institute; and Carlos Blanco, CEO.

Carlos Blanco is the Chief Operating Officer for the Lynn Health Science Institute.  He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with more 23 years of research experience and over 20 years of Clinical Trials experience.  Mr. Blanco is responsible for the operation of the Lynn Institute’s seven clinical research sites. He is the co-author of 14 research publications and has worked on more than 100 clinical trials.

Jeaneen Pointer is the Chief Strategy Officer for the Lynn Institute. She has more than 24 years in the fields of public relations and marketing. She develops strategies and plans designed to educate and inform the public about the Lynn Institute’s work and the importance of clinical trials.

 

Lynn Health Science Institute
Website: lhsi.net
Phone: (405) 447-8839

10-12-19: Tealridge Retirement Community Residents (Rick Johnson & Nancy Markum) with Executive Director, Melissa Mahaffey!

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: Boomer Sooners on the Field this Saturday against Texas @ 11am and at 9:05am to 10am Tune-into the OSJ Radio Studio with (L to R) Residents of Tealridge Retirement Community Rick Johnson & Nancy Markum along with Executive Director, Melissa Mahaffey.

RICK JOHNSON, “Edmondnite” for 40 years! In fact, Rick retired financial consultant. Rick is active in the Edmond Kiwanis Club, and volunteering at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum where he spends time assisting others with learning more about Edmond. He is a member of Edmond Church of Christ. Rick has two sons, Thomas Johnson who works for Boeing and David Johnson is a family practice physician here in OKC.

NANCY MARKUM born in Oklahoma even though she spent many years in Texas attending TCU! Nancy spent many years as a legal assistant for her husband’s firm. She has kept active throughout her retirement and spends a lot of her time involved in her church, Memorial Road Church of Christ. Nancy and her husband Todd raised their three children, Brad Graham, Stuart Graham and Amy Reid in Oklahoma and have several grandchildren that she loves keeping track of!

Melissa Mahaffey, Executive Director has 20 years of senior living industry. Graduate of OBU, she has spent her career focusing on caring for the retirees in addition to the families that care for their loved ones. Her true passion is to make sure that every resident feels welcomed. Customer service and hospitality is of priority! She has served on various boards related to health care over the years as well in addition to serving as school board member for the past 10 years.

 

Tealridge Retirement Community
2100 NE 140th St., Edmond, OK 73013
405.608.8020 | www.tealridge.com

10-5-19: Talena Ford with Sunbeam Family Services and Nadine Walter of the Oklahoma Caregivers Coalition

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: L to R: Talena Ford is the Caregiver Fundamentals Program Manager with the Senior Services Department at Sunbeam Family Services and Nadine Walter is the DHS Aging Services Lifespan Respite Grant Manager of the Oklahoma Caregivers Coalition on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio 📻 Hour this Saturday 10/5/19 at 9:05am on KZLS The Eagle 🦅 1640AM

Talena Ford is the Caregiver Fundamentals Program Manager with the Senior Services Department. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Caregiver Fundamentals and Respite Care are three of the programs she manages. Currently, she facilitates 7 Grandparent Support Groups and 11 Caregiver Support Groups in four counties. Ms. Ford has more than 18 years of experience working with self-sufficiency programs. She received her Master’s degree in Administrative Leadership from the University of Oklahoma. To contact Talena, please email tford@sunbeamfamilyservices.org.

Nadine Walter earned dual degrees from Kansas State University. Her career has included being employed by ASCOG Area Agency on Aging and DHS Aging Services to oversee various senior programs. After a short break from public services, Nadine returned to DHS Aging Services to serve as the Lifespan Respite Grant Manager to expand respite and other services for Oklahoma caregivers. 405-271-2710 or info@okcares.org 405-528-7721

 

Visit www.okcares.org  or  www.sunbeamfamilyservices.org

FB and Twitter address – OkCares4You

Twitter/Insta: @SunbeamOKC

Facebook: Sunbeam Family Services