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.
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
Depression thrives on silence. That's why award-winning network journalist and best selling author, Jane Clayson Johnson, has opened the blinds and let the light in on her personal experience with serious depression and shared the deeply raw experiences of others facing this illness and its accompanying effects, stigmas, and treatment options. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Jane Clayson Johnson joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman and explores Jane's new book, Silent souls Weeping: Depression, Sharing Stories Finding hope.
Before a drunk driver is charged by police, he or she has likely driven impaired hundreds of times before. Join Utah MADD Chapter President Art Brown and Rebecca Cressman in this week’s episode to learn how to stop impaired drivers from injuring and killing others in Utah’s roads.
In this week's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, singer-songwriter Hilary Weeks joins host Rebecca Cressman. Hilary's family and thousands of other residents of Southern Utah County faced evacuation and the real risk of losing their homes this summer as massive wildfires roared through Utah's mountains. these same communities are hosting a "Hope for Paradise Benefit Concert" at Salem Hills High School, December 13th with musical artists Cherie Call, Hilary Weeks, and entertainer David Butler.
Odyssey Dance Theatre's artistic director Derryl Yeager joins host Rebecca Cressman and gives the backstory of how Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite became Utah's beloved holiday dance classic, the ReduxNut-Cracker.
This year watch for a stocking full of Christmas movies that were filmed here in Utah by Film Producer Jarrod Phillips. My Christmas Inn, Jingle Bell, Christmas Wonderland, Christmas Made to Order, Enchanted Christmas, and My Christmas Love were shot on locations from Brigham City to Payson. Join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman and Movie Producer/ Actor Jarrod Phillips in this week's episode of Utah Weekly Forum as Jarrod describes what its like to produce some of the most watched and loved Christmas movies seen during the holidays on channels like Hallmark and Lifetime here in Utah.
In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Podcast Creator and Narrator Dave Cawley joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to introduce the new KSL podcast, "Cold", that revitalizes one of Utah's most notorious criminal mysteries. Susan Powell disappeared in a blizzard in 2009. Her husband Josh Powell, the chief suspect, was never arrested and while free took his life and the lives of their two sons. "Cold" investigates the story, searching for answers and understanding through files, interviews, and recordings never revealed before.
When people are diagnosed with cancer, their search for information, research and treatment options can be overwhelming. Yet, access to the most recent and relevant data can be lifesaving and life preserving. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Myeloma patient, Jenny Ahlstrom, joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to explain why she helped create a new patient-led online portal called HealthTree.org to empower cancer patients and accelerate a cure for multiple myeloma.
For the first time in 13 years, nationally acclaimed composer and pianist Paul Cardall has released a Christmas album fittingly called CHRISTMAS. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Paul joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman and shares how his move to Nashville and personal beliefs influenced the sound and feeling of each powerful song.
For years, private companies have set the price of generic drugs at skyrocketing levels and created shortages to increase their demand and profit. But, a group of healthcare systems and philanthropies from across the country have now created the first non-profit company to manufacture and address the shortages and high prices of life saving medications. Intermountain Healthcare's Chief Strategy Officer Dan Liljenquist joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to explain how Civica Rx will help ensure that patients have access to the medications they need at a fraction of their current costs.
Award winning composer and musician Kurt Bestor joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman in this episode of Utah Weekly Forum. As Bestor creates his 31st annual Christmas concert series in Utah and beyond, this year his music and show will focus on peace on earth and respite for the soul during the holidays. He and his band will also be visiting local hospitals and care centers as they extend the gift of peace that music brings. Details are on KurtBestor.com
Filmed in Utah and Illinois, "Jane and Emma" focuses on the distinct lives of two women in the 1840s brought together by faith. Listen as story writer Zandra Vranes, screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson, and FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman discuss how this fictional story of two iconic historical figures, Jane Manning and Emma Smith, reveals the complexities of friendship, faith, and prejudice.
In her first role in a film, Mapleton, Utah actress Elise Jones captured the classic role of the youngest sister, Amy, in the new modern retelling of the famous classic novel "Little Women." In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Elise and her mother Kellie Jones join FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman to share Elise's experience behind the scenes as the movie now in nationwide release brings back the classic themes of sisterhood, dreams, and the challenges of coming of age in a more modern age.
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."
In this week's show, Fm100.3 host Rebecca Cressman is joined by Utah blogger Katie Wilkie. Katie has started an online conversation about how to thrive while living with a mental illness or disorder. Her passionate voice and personal experiences are helping to lift the stigma of speaking openly about and seeking treatment for our mental health. Find out more at www.KatieWilkie.com
Join us for this week's episode of Utah Weekly forum as host Rebecca Cressman is joined by Wade Matthews, manager of Be Ready Utah. This episode focuses on an upcoming conference/expo that provides resources and information on how to prepare for emergencies and natural disasters. It's no secret that Utah is due for a natural disaster, and emergencies happen at unexpected times, so listen in and find out how to be prepared!
Join us for this Week's episode of Utah Weekly Forum as host Rebecca Cressman is joined by special guests Ryan Bruckman, marketing director and board member of Hope Box Theater, and Becky Ostad, board member and coordinator of wall of hope recipients. Listen in to find out all about this extraordinary group that puts on performances in honor of people battling cancer. Find out how you can help or nominate a recipient by listening to this podcast.