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O-N-E Shot: May 22nd, 2012

The Observer News Enterprise news summary for May 22nd, 2012.
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Quick Trips 6: Go Green

You may think hippy or dirty. Maybe old or broken? But “reduce, reuse and recycle” have become everyday language in our kids lives. Actually, “going green” can mean a lot of things… and today we share some quick ideas on how you can guide your kids to a greener lifestyle! Plus, this serves as a nice teaser to the upcoming full-length episode of The Parent Trip… all about parenting holistically. Join us on this crazy trip we call parenting!

O-N-E Shot: May 18th, 2012

The Observer News Enterprise news summary for May 18th, 2012.
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Education Matters 10: Internships and Apprenticeships

Education Matters goes outside their “norm” this month by bringing on some unique guests – students! Tracy and Lamar welcome Logan and Jacob from local high schools to speak about their current internship and apprenticeship. Is it guiding them to their ideal career path? Or does the “real world” intimidate students? Sharon Turner, the Career Development Coordinator for Catawba County Schools, steps in to explain the benefits of programs like these and how local businesses are not only helping students prepare for the future, but are benefiting from the experience as well. Listen in and see how you, your children, or business could gain from this program!

I’m With the Band: Rick Cline

Chad’s back in the studio for something a little different. This episode of “I’m With The Band” highlights Rick Cline – Hickory’s own beat boy. From high school marching bands, to steel drums, African drumming, jazz and dance bands… Rick has “drummed” them all. Later in the show, Rick is joined by some special guests who update you on what Rick is doing these days and tell you about his latest venture. So, tune in and see what this busy musician is working on now! Lets listen in…

CAHPS Cast 9: The Wrap Up

As the Hospital CAHPS discussion is wrapped up, listen in to hear the “overall rating” score explained. How it’s measured, how it’s determined, and how to read it. Alan, Janette and Valerie also discuss ways to help improve your overall rating if your organization needs that extra push for better scores. From the importance of rounding and teamwork to how you share your score with the organization, this episode covers the basics you need to know.

O-N-E Shot: May 11th, 2012

The Observer News Enterprise news summary for May 11th, 2012.
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Storytime Station: My Day with Daddy

On this episode of Storytime Station, Chris Frye, co-founder of Footcandle Film Society and host of the Footcandle Films podcast on The MESH, joins us to read a story of a young girl and the fun-filled Saturday that she gets to spend with her father. My Day with Daddy is a story written by Michael Fulbright and illustrated by Swapan Debnath.
To learn more about author Michael Fulbright and the book, visit his Facebook page. You may also purchase the book at Amazon.com.

O-N-E Shot: May 8th, 2012

The Observer News Enterprise news summary for May 8th, 2012.
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Quick Trip 5: Quick Food

Your hosts Carol Anne and Mary-Margaret take a Quick Trip by talking about making mealtime easier for your busy, on-the-go lifestyle. Join in as we generate ideas to make feeding the family a little less hectic. Less time for planning means more time for enjoying your little ones! With tips about pre-chopping to freezer style, this Quick Trip is one you don’t want to miss.
Running Time: 10 minutes