Archive for category Virginia Conversations
On this edition of “Virginia Conversations” we discuss ways to protect the elderly from being taken advantage of financially. By mail, by phone, on the internet and in person… predators are always on the prowl to steal money from unsuspecting seniors. Join host May-Lily Lee with three experts on how it’s happening, and most importantly how you can help protect your older loved ones.
On this edition of Virginia Conversations, making sure there are enough doctors to take care of an aging population. Medical experts say there’s a shortage now of family doctors. And with President Obama’s health care reform adding more potential patients to the mix, that shortage is predicted to get worse. We talk to two doctors who not only treat patients, but also help educate up and coming physicians. Here’s host May-Lily Lee:
On this edition of the program– keeping students on track to a more successful education. Our guests are from Project Discovery – a program designed to help students graduate from high school and continue with a college education. May-Lily Lee hosts, as we learn how it works and how to take part in the program, as well as hear from some students who are benefiting from it.
Additional Resources: Project Discovery
On this edition of “Virginia Conversations,” a discussion on the race for Governor between Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe. Our political pundits weigh in on the issues facing… and dogging, the two candidates. Plus we’ll have reaction to last weekend’s GOP convention in Richmond. Join host May-Lily Lee.
He organized the so-called “Gang of Six” to end the partisan gridlock in the Senate. We’ll ask him how those efforts are going today… and get his take on other domestic and foreign issues as well.
Join host May-Lily Lee.
In this program, we look at how the state’s vineyards are doing, talk to the man dubbed “The Father of the Modern Virginia Wine Industry”, and hear from two distinguished wine critics on how Virginia’s wines measure up with host May-Lily Lee.
Here’s a link to some upcoming Virginia wine events.
We’re talking about early childhood education on this edition of “Virginia Conversations”– early childhood education. Many believe it’s the key to succeeding in school, a career… even life itself. But not every child has the best opportunity to receive that all-important early start. So, what’s being done at the local and state levels to help kids get off on the right foot? May-Lily Lee and her guests look for some answers.
On this edition of “Virginia Conversations”… looking to America’s founding fathers to help solve the partisan gridlock in Washington.
That’s the theme of a new book entitled: “The Idea of America: How Values Shaped Our Republic and Hold the Key to Our Future.”
Join host May-Lily Lee for a discussion on how opposing views and heated debates are beneficial to democracy.
What makes us choose one product over the another? Doctor Read Montague of the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute knows. He’s a pioneer in neuro-marketing. He’ll explain how the human brain responds to advertising, and how ad execs such as Thomas Becher of Neathawk, Dubuque & Packett (ND&P) put it to work. May-Lily Lee hosts.
We breakdown the job outlook by region and by employment sector, as well as offer up plenty of interview and resume’ advice from our guest expert.
Join host May-Lily Lee and her guests, Malissa Short, with the Virginia Employment Commission. Also John Provo with Virginia Tech’s Office of Economic Development joins us by phone.
Virginia Employment Commission
Business One Stop
Workforce Investment Act/Workforce Services
Virginia Workforce Connection
Hampton Roads Workforce Development Board
City of Charlottesville Jobs Board
Hospice of the Piedmont
On this edition of “Virginia Conversations,” with the 2013 session of the General Assembly officially over… it’s time to unleash the pundits. Our panel of legislative reporters recap what was accomplished this year by Virginia’s lawmakers, as well as what fell by the wayside…..and what listeners think of this year’s batch of new laws and budget plans. Here’s host May-Lily Lee.
We’ve got just the remedy for you – with two gardening experts taking listener questions.
Host May-Lily Lee talks with Peter Hatch, who spear-headed the restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s garden at Monticello, and Les Parks from the Norfolk Botanical Garden, which is celebrating its 75th year.