In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Fm100.3's Rebecca Cressman hosts Derryl Yeager, founder and artistic director of OdysseyDance Theater. For 22 years, "Thriller" has brought captivating dance vignettes inspired by Halloween spooks, monsters, mummies, and more to Utah audiences.
Most of us find greater passion and purpose in work when we can directly change the lives of others for good. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Fm100.3's Rebecca Cressman is joined by Best Vinyl's Mitch Labrum and Cameron Larsen to reveal how one Utah company's charitable program is helping the community Share the Good by building fences, decks, stairs and ramps for neighbors in need.
Americans have shorter lifespans and poorer health even though we spend twice as much on healthcare than citizen of high income nations. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain Healthcare Community Health Executive Director Lisa Nichols and Midtown Community Health Center Executive Director Ali Martinez join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to outline a pilot program in Ogden and St. George called the Utah Alliance of the Determinants of Health that aims to address the social, environmental, and other non-medical factors that impact quality-of-life and overall health.
Only 30 percent of newborn ICU mothers can supply enough milk for their premature infants. Mountain West Mothers' milk bank was founded 11 years ago in Utah to promote infant health and nutrition by screening, processing, and dispensing donor human milk to NICU infants. In this episode, Rebecca Cressman is joined by NICU mother Alexa Welch and Elizabeth Smith, MWMMB found and Baby Friendly coordinator with University of Utah Healthcare.
To mark the anniversary of September 11th, 3,000 American flags will be in front of Sandy City Hall from September 8-12th for the 17th Annual Utah Healing Field. Money raised will benefit Operation Underground Railroad and its efforts to rescue children enslaved by sex trafficking. In this episode, Utah Healing Field Chairman Shauna Jorgensen and Robert Hanks, O.U.R. Salt Lake volunteer team leader joins FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman and discuss how collaborating to care for children who are feed from slavery gives another meaning to the name "Healing Field."