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Utah Weekly Forum with Rebecca Cressman

Utah Weekly Forum is a Public Affairs Program hosted each week by National and Local Award Winning Personality Rebecca Cressman. UWF is a program dedicated to raising awareness for non-profit organizations, local charities, humanitarian groups, special events and anybody willing to improve lives and communities across the world. Download and Podcast Utah Weekly Forum from FM 100.3
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Apr 19, 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.

Apr 13, 2019

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 

Apr 5, 2019

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.

Apr 3, 2019

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.

Mar 30, 2019

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

Mar 17, 2019

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.

Mar 8, 2019

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.

Feb 24, 2019

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.

Feb 17, 2019

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.

Feb 10, 2019

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.

Feb 3, 2019

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

Jan 27, 2019

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.

Jan 20, 2019

 

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

Jan 13, 2019

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.

Jan 6, 2019
In this week's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, Utah Valley Hospital spokesperson Janet Frank and Nurse Administrator Maria Black join FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman and unveil the exciting new changes offered in the brand new Pedersen Patient Tower recently constructed at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, Utah. On, Saturday, January 12th from 10am to 2pm the doors will be open to the community to tour the brand new operating rooms, emergency room, rehabilitation gyms, and explore the new tower, receive free screenings, and learn about the innovative designs built to provide patient-centered care.
Dec 23, 2018

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.

Dec 9, 2018

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.

Dec 9, 2018

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. 

Dec 2, 2018

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.

Nov 18, 2018

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.

Nov 10, 2018

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.

Nov 4, 2018

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. 

Nov 3, 2018

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.

Oct 20, 2018

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 

Oct 14, 2018

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. 

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