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    National Nurses Week

    As we celebrate National Nurses Week, Nurse Manager Meg Paolini discusses the important and fulfilling roles performed by the dozens of nurses who work for The Resource Center. Recorded on May 6, 2022.


    New TRC Website Design

    Listen as Chris Anderson, Marketing & Internet Manager, talks about the new and improved resourcecenter.org. Recorded on April 28, 2022.


    GROW Jamestown Garden Fair - Part 2

    Listen as Robin Kestler, Direct Support Professional Lead, and Linnea Carlson, Market Director for Jamestown Public Market, discuss The Resource Center’s longtime partnership with the GROW Jamestown initiative and the upcoming GROW Jamestown Garden Fair. Recorded on April 21, 2022.


    GROW Jamestown Garden Fair - Part 1

    Listen as Robin Kestler, Direct Support Professional Lead, and Linnea Carlson, Market Director for Jamestown Public Market, preview the upcoming GROW Jamestown Garden Fair. Recorded on April 14, 2022.


    Jennifer Herron - Award Winner

    Listen as Host Dennis Webster interviews Jennifer Herron, a TRC Life Coach who was named New York State’s Direct Support Professional of the Year. Recorded on April 7, 2022.


    Sassy Baggs and Beyond Blingo Update

    Listen as Victoria Bardo, Development and Events Manager, gives an update on our Sassy Baggs and Beyond Blingo fund-raiser. Recorded on March 31, 2022.


    Support Enterprises, Inc.

    Listen as Host Dennis Webster interviews Bruce Theuret, General Manager of Support Enterprises, Inc., which received the Manufacturer of the Year award from the Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce. Recorded on March 24, 2022.


    Sassy Baggs and Beyond Blingo

    Listen as Victoria Bardo, Development and Events Manager, discusses our first major fund-raising event of the year, Sassy Baggs and Beyond Blingo. Recorded on March 17, 2022.


    InvestU Program - Part 3

    For this third and final show about the Invest U program, Terri Johnson, Director of Employment and Community-Based Services, and Beth Jermain, Support Option Administrator, discuss how Invest U supports participants to be able to come poverty-based barriers to be successful in their lives while also improving the community. Recorded on February 24, 2022.


    InvestU Program - Part 2

    For this second of three shows focusing on the Invest U program, host Dennis Webster interviews Terri Johnson, Director of Employment and Community-Based Services, and Beth Jermain, Support Option Administrator.  Terri and Beth serve as Facilitators for Invest U, which supports participants to overcome the effects of poverty and position themselves – and the community – for future success. Recorded on February 17, 2022.


    InvestU Program - Part 1

    This is the first of three shows focusing on the second graduating class of the Invest U program, which supports people to analyze the impacts of poverty on their lives and develop strategies to build their resources for more prosperous lives and to improve our community. Recorded on February 10, 2022.


    TRC Membership Program

    Listen as Steve Waterson, Community Relations Director, discusses The Resource Center’s Membership Program. Recorded on January 20, 2022.


    Office of Probation

    Listen as CodyAnne Chambers, Employment Facilitator, discusses the work she does in collaboration with the Chautauqua County Office of Probation to support people to reach their optimum levels of success, independence and stability. Recorded on January 13, 2022.


    Respite Services

    Listen as Terri Johnson, Director of Employment and Community-Based Services, and Kevin Anderson, Assistant Director, discuss the Respite Services available to children with developmental disabilities and their families/caregivers. Recorded on January 6, 2022.


    Toys for Tots Final Update

    Listen as Terri Johnson sums up this year’s Marine Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County, which made the holidays merrier for a record 4,390 underprivileged children. Recorded on December 30, 2021.


    Art Show @ Ryder's Cup

    Listen as Susan Gutierrez, TRC’s Art Instructor and Art Coordinator, discusses the current art exhibit on display at RydersCup Coffee through the end of December. Recorded on December 23, 2021.


    Toys for Tots Update

    Listen as Terri Johnson, TRC’s Director of Employment and Community-Based Services and one of the lead Coordinators of the Marine Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County, provides an update on this year’s effort. Recorded on December 16, 2021.


    Kathy Field Retirement

    Listen as Kathy Field, who retired recently after 39 years at The Resource Center, reflects on her career. Recorded on December 9, 2021.


    Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

    Listen as Patrick Smeraldo, one of the lead organizers of our Marine Toys for Tots drive, gives an update on this year’s effort and discusses the upcoming Jamestown Holiday Parade.  Evelyn Wright-Kegelmyer share details about the Holiday Shopping Extravaganza that takes place Saturday at Fluvanna Community Church. Recorded on December 2, 2021.


    Jamestown Holiday Parade

    Listen as Patrick Smeraldo, one of the lead coordinators of the Marine Toys for Tots drive and the main organizer of this year’s Jamestown Holiday Parade, discusses the toy drive and shares details about the parade, which takes place December 4.  Also, Evelyn Wright-Kegelmyer, TRC’s Human Resources Administrative Coordinator and the organizer of the annual Toys for Tots Holiday Shopping Extravaganza, talks about this year’s event, which also takes place December 4. Recorded on November 18, 2021.


    Toys for Tots Part 2

    Listen as Terri Johnson, one of the lead coordinators of the Marine Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County, further discusses this year’s toy drive. Recorded on November 11, 2021.


    Toys for Tots

    Listen as Terri Johnson, one of the lead coordinators of the Marine Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County, discusses this year’s toy drive. Recorded on November 4, 2021.


    TRC Occupational Therapy Part 2

    Listen as Occupational Therapist Alex Krywoschyj discusses the mental health aspects of Occupational Therapy. Recorded on October 28, 2021.


    NDEAM

    Listen as Faith Baker, Employment Services Administrator, discusses National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  About 200 people with disabilities receive supports through The Resource Center’s various employment programs. Recorded on October 21, 2021.


    TRC Occupational Therapy

    Listen as Alex Krywoschyj, Occupational Therapist, discusses The Resource Center’s Occupational Therapy Services. Recorded on October 14, 2021.


    Step Up for Autism

    Listen as Victoria Bardo, Development and Events Manager, discusses the chicken barbecue fund-raiser to benefit our Step Up for Autism event. Recorded on October 6, 2021.


    Life Coaching

    Listen as Jennifer Herron and Tabatha Stenstrom, Life Coaches, discuss how Life Coaching supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a judgement-free way that assists people in moving their lives forward. Recorded on September 30, 2021.


    Everyday Heroes Celebration

    For this show, program host Dennis Webster recaps a portion of our annual Everyday Heroes Celebration honoring Direct Support Professionals who improve the lives of people with disabilities at The Resource Center. Recorded on September 22, 2021.


    Rewards of being a DSP

    Listen as Michele Albaugh, Director of Recruitment and Staff Learning & Development, and Steve Waterson, Community Relations Director, discuss the rewards of working as a Direct Support Professional in TRC’s homes and day programs for people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Recorded on September 16, 2021.


    SAFER Program

    Listen as Terri Johnson, Director of Employment and Community-Based Services; Beth Jermain, Support Option Administrator and Lindsey Sandquist, Success Coach, discuss the Supporting and Facilitating Employee Retention (SAFER) program, designed to support people in overcoming barriers to successful employment. Recorded on September 9, 2021.


    TRC Pulmonary Rehab Services

    Listen as Cain Sonney, Physical Therapist, discusses Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Recorded on September 2, 2021.


    TRC Physical Therapy Services

    Listen as Cain Sonney, Physical Therapist, discusses TRC’s Physical Therapy Services. Recorded on August 26, 2021.


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