Faith leaders from a variety of Utah denominations met together this summer to build a greater understanding of the unique role they play in suicide prevention, counseling, healing, and recovery. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3'S Rebecca Cressman is joined by Rabbi Samuel Spector of Congregation Kol Ami, Pamela Atkinson, Advocate for the homeless, refugees, an low income families, and finally, Morrisa Henn, Intermountain Healthcare's Community Health Program Director. Preventing suicide requires all of us to learn how to communicate and give support in healthy ways. Resources are available from both NAMI and the Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition.
The first ever Park City Songwriter Festival runs September 13-14 with top tier award-winning songwriters hosting concerts, workshops, and panels for music lovers and musicians benefiting Send Me a Friend and MusiCares. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3 Host Rusty Keys is joined by festival co-founder and songwriter Aaron Benward to discuss the line-up of #1 hit songwriters performing and its’ conference’s unique goal to discuss mental health, addiction, and other problems facing the music industry.
Intermountain Healthcare is inviting men and women in Utah and Southern Idaho to participate in the HerediGene Population Study, a global initiative to discover the connection between genetics and human diseases. In this episode or Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain Healthcare's Chief of Precision Health Dr. Lincoln Nadauld joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to discuss how to volunteer and help genetic researchers around the world unravel the mysteries behind cancer, cardiovascular problems, and a myriad of chronic diseases.
Utah’s Ganel-Lyn Condie is a popular motivational speaker -and author who speaks openly about living through painful life experiences and the importance of honesty and self-acceptance. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Ganel-Lyn joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to share her lessons learned from family, faith, and inspiring others.
Starting school ready to learn is crucial for a child’s educational development. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Waterford Upstart’s Kim Fisher joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to explain that every child preparing to start kindergarten in 2020 can now apply for a no-cost, online, and at-home kindergarten readiness program called Waterford Upstart. Registration is ongoing now at Waterfordupstart.org
In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Mominators founder Julie Boye and music star Alex Boye join FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman. The Boyes, now famous YouTube family, are hosting the second annual Mominator Party to celebrate the perseverance mothers display day after day in the middle of chaotic family life. The August 10th party in Sandy, Utah is open to all women and promises Polynesian fire dancers, dancing, swimming, and dinner. Details are on Mominators.com and tickets are half off with the code “FM100”
Nearly twenty years after Disney's The Other Side of Heaven brought John Groberg's Tongan missionary experiences to life to an international audience, the movie's sequel is opening across the country. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman is joined by Director Mitch Davis and Elder John H. Groberg as they describe the long-awaited sequel based on Groberg's return to Tonga in the 1960s with his wife and their five young daughters when he served as the country's Mission President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Other Side of Heaven 2 opens nationwide, June 28th, 2019.
There are many different schedules, demands, expectations, and goals for the 25 million mothers who are working and each mother's definition of success is as individual as the woman. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Working Moms Connection Co-Founder Sabrina Barton joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to share the goals of the organization created to support mothers in the workforce. Working Moms Connection is hosting the Embrace 2019 conference on June 14th and 15th at the Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah.
From Haiti to Utah, Marj Desius' personal journey has always centered on her voice and song. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman is joined in studio with performer and singer Marj Desius whose recording of "All Creatures of our God and King" now airs on FM100.3 Sunday Sounds. Marj is now teaching children and teens to find their own strength, confidence, and unique voice.
On May 18th, Governor Gary Herbert is hosting the Utah Economic Summit, a gathering of leaders, business owners, entrepreneurs, academics, and government decision-makers. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman is joined by both the president of the Salt Lake Chamber, Derek Miller, and the president of World Trade Center Utah, Miles Hansen to explore the goals of the summit and the current domestic and international factors impacting Utah's future economy.
Do women see themselves as potential leaders? Do they want to rise in influence, but lack resources and networks? And, what role does education play in how women view their potential to lead at home, in communities, businesses, or politics? In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Dr. Susan Madsen, UVU Professor and founder of the Utah Women Leadership Project joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to share the latest research and developments on the efforts to study and advance women for leadership in Utah.
For the second year in a row, adults with autism can come together for a one-of-a-kind convention called AutCon. Sponsored by ScenicView Academy in Provo, Utah, Autcon is May 10th. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman as she talks with the teachers, event planners, and staff of ScenicView Academy about the resources, workshops, services, and activities specifically planned for Autcon 2019.
Intermountain Healthcare is offering pre-natal, palliative, physical therapy and other healthcare services in the comfort of a patient's home. The new program is called Intermountain at Home and in this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain Community-Based Care CNO,RN Rebekah Couper-Noles joins FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman and explains how the expansion of home care services can benefit patients and their family members.
Wasatch Adaptive Sports helps people with adaptive needs and their families engage in year-round recreational, educational, and social programs in Utah's mountains, trails, parks, rivers, and lakes. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by WAS's Executive Director, Elizabeth Jahp and Development Director Abbie Rice to explain how the largely scholarship-based programs help those with adaptive needs gain greater confidence, independence, and realize their potential. Program information is at WasatchAdaptiveSports.org
The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome is launching its first ever Play for Prevention initiative. The campaign encourages Utah families to celebrate kids through play and is partnering with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, where Utah families will find activities in the KidCon area April 19th-20th at the Salt Palace Convention Center. In this episode, Utah grandmother Joann Otten, the driving force behind Miley's Law that created a new online Child Abuse Registry, and Danielle Vazquez, the Director of Development of the NCSBS, join Host Rebecca Cressman. They explain how Utah communities and the Play for Prevention campaign can help prevent the shaking and abuse of children while supporting and educating families and caregivers. More info at PlayforPrevention.org.
In this weekend's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, Michelle Barber, known as the StyleQueenie joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman. Her popular blog, social media presence and new podcast available on FM100.com are all focused on helping women find empowerment by strengthening their self-confidence and embracing their individuality in style, health, and life.
Did you know that 94% of all crashes in Utah are caused by human error? That means nearly all crashes and road fatalities are avoidable. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman, UDOT's Safety Outreach Administrator Kristen Hoschouer, and Zero Fatalities Brand Director Steve Wright, explain what Zero Fatalities is doing to make Utah roads safer and what changes Utah drivers can make right now to save lives. Zerofatalities.com
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , LLS, is very active in Utah and is dedicated to funding blood cancer research and patient access, advocacy, and services. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Man and Woman of The Year Campaign Director, Aleigh Hatten-Ward, and 2019 Woman of the Year Candidate, Madeline Sue Quayle Scott, join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to explore just how vital it is to support the LLS this spring season.
The first week of April dozens and dozens of Utah's most talented artists and local restaurants will fill the Salt Palace Convention in Salt Lake City for Community Nursing Service's annual Art & Soup event. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Community Nursing Service's Kimberly Dansie and artist Araceli Selytin join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to illustrate how the community's celebration of art helps provide compassionate charitable care to patients in need.
There is a special CT scan that can now detect calcium deposits in the coronary arteries. That means those with a risk for heart disease, can now get a Calcium Score and a clearer picture of how plaque is affecting their heart. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute's Cardiology Physician Assistant and Researcher, Viet Le, joins FM100.3 Rebecca Cressman. Le explains who might need a calcium score and how the score helps both clinicians and patients better decide what therapy will be best for their heart health.
The Utah Coalition Against Pornography is hosting the Salt Lake City 2019 UCAP Conference at the Salt Lake Convention Center. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Guest Host Rusty Keys talks openly with a married couple about their journey to recovery. Lifestar Network’s Dan Gray also joins the conversation to explain how the conference brings professional resources, support, and the latest research on pornography and its’ effects on communities, couples, and individuals in Utah and across the country.
The world's largest family history conference comes to Salt Lake City February 27th-March 2, 2019. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, RootsTech Content Director Tara Bergeson joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to explore the new classes, speakers, resources and entertainment planned for RootsTech 2019. Use the code 19Interview to save 10% on registration on RootsTech.org.
One of the strongest predictors of whether teens will drop out of high-school, is whether they were suspended from school at an earlier time in their lives. But, Jessie Funk plans to change that with the opening of Ivy Ranch. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, the popular music artist turned PHD candidate, Jessie Funk joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to discuss the vision and philosophy behind a new ranch and camp built specifically to help troubled youth find hope and success in and out of the classroom
Death is a natural part of life, yet talking about loss and the eventual end of life can be so difficult that we avoid it completely. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by Primary Children's Hospital Bereavement Clinical Coordinator Leigh Ann Morse to explain how learning to talk about loss and death can bring us greater peace, support, and healing.
Each year Weber State University holds the Northern Utah Marriage Celebration, a date-night of workshops to strengthen marriage relationships. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Utah State University Extension's Naomi Brower and Dr. David Schramm join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman and explain how the special event on February 8th, 2019 combines humor and practical information for married and anyone curious to sharpen their relationship skills. Tickets are available by calling 1-801-399-8207 or at www.marriagecelebration2019.eventbrite.com