About Jim Derick
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Joe McKenna is a fitness and personal training consultant. In this episode Joe talks about the benefits of weight training programs and his unique method of maximizing fitness in people of all ages
Lisa and Kyle Brodeur share the story of the tragic drunk driving accident with the goal of raising awareness about the life changing consequences of drunk/drugged driving. They share their story with young and old alike raising awareness with the hope that lives will be saved. Lisa’s book, “A Mother’s Journey” tells the story of how this family has survived and thrived in the face of tragedy, though faith hope and courage.
Jamie Hellen – Set to take over as Franklin MA Town Administrator
The Franklin Town Council voted unanimously to negotiate with Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen on a contract to become the new Town Administrator. Jamie will take over the post from the retiring Jeff Nutting.
Jamie has served as Deputy Town Administrator in Franklin since January 2016. Prior to that he served as operations assistant to the town manager in Hopkinton, worked at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council and for the Massachusetts Legislature.
Jamie is an avid outdoorsman, cook and music fan.
In this episode I am joined by comedian and radio personality Michael Petit and Peter Jay to talk all things radio. We also talk about how you can create and host your own radio program right here at 102.9 WFPR Franklin
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Click on link to listen : Jim Derick – Chapters056 Project 2069 51m21s [2-2-138-2
As a small group of people met as an outreach committee seeking to be more present in their small community of Wrentham, MA. they were led to a discovery. A discovery that at a single moment somewhere in the fall of the year 2016 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts alone 2,069 beautiful souls had lost their lives to Substance Use Disorder or SUD. For that committee that staggering statistic was a call to action.
The simple #2069 signs that are seen across the state today began as a simple attempt to raise awareness about this epidemic that seemed to leave no one untouched. Intended to be a small local project the #2069 yard sign campaign took on a life of its own and grew to be a movement of awareness across the state and beyond.
The campaign which began in the fall of 2017 continues today in a variety of efforts to work with so many others in raising awareness about this crisis, to continue to support those who live this difficult journey, and to offer all that we can as “The #2069 Project, A Mission of Trinity Church, Wrentham.”
The number of people lost in that moment of awareness for that outreach committee remains important and relevant in the battle against opioid addiction as each moment even now holds in it both sorrow and hope.
Please contact the #2069 Project at Trinity Church, Wrentham, MA for more information at: 508-384-3958 And visit our group page on Facebook At: #2069_signs