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Today In The UC (Page) 05-11-16The Upper Cumberland. It’s where we live. It’s where we work. It’s where we raise our families. The people and organizations in our community are what make it tick. Rock 93-7 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Rock 93-7 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: An Organ Donor’s Story

How a school project turned tragedy into an understanding about organ donation. 

We always hear about how education can change lives, in 1997 Joy McCaleb took a tragedy and turned it into an inspiration. A school project about understanding organ donation that was filled with personal experience and eventually turned into a published book. We talk with Joy McCaleb about the inspiration and the process of Our Hero, Freebird: An Organ Donor’s Story.    

 

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Veteran Service Office

The health of those who’ve fought and served, whether that is physical, emotional or mental how do we make sure that our veterans are cared for? One option is the Veteran Service Office.  Mark Harris is in charge of helping both veterans and their family members, he discusses the work done at the Veteran Service Office in Putnam County.   

 

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Sexual Harassment

Beyond the legal effects, what are the emotional tolls of sexual harassment? The #MeToo movement has opened dialogue all across the Nation. Mark Lovell, a licensed clinical social worker and Melissa Collins, a licensed professional counselor, discuss the effects sexual harassment.  

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Cookeville Weather Guy

Weather is a part of everyone’s lives. We know that in the Upper Cumberland, the weather can be different from anywhere else. We visit with Michael Detwiler and talk about his career path, how The Cookeville Weather Guy came to be, and how weather forecasts work.  

 

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, and Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Community For Heroes

Veterans in Tennessee face high PTSD numbers while many struggle to maintain housing and work stability. Inspired by the kindness and support received by fellow veterans after having been diagnosed with PTSD, Josh Pack, founded Community For Heroes.

Community For Heroes aims to make the recovery and therapy processes as easy and accessible as possible by rehabilitating veterans, and bringing veterans back into the community. We are joined by Josh this week as he discusses the issues that veterans face with PTSD and suicide, and how Community For Heroes is giving back to the community by supporting our veterans.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6 on Lite Rock 95.9, Rock 93-7, and 106-9 Kicks Country.

Sunday morning, the show airs at 7am on Rock 93-7. Catch the show Sunday night at 6pm on Lite Rock 95.9 and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country. You can also catch Today in The Upper Cumberland Sunday mornings at 7am and Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600.

 

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: The VITAL Program Part Two

Classrooms change and evolve with time. We visit with Sam Brooks and Jeffrey Slagle from Putnam County Schools to discuss VITAL: Virtual Instruction To Accentuate Learning, the impact of technology on the educational experience for students, and what it means to be college and career ready.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: The VITAL Program

Classrooms change and evolve with time. We visit with Sam Brooks and Jeffrey Slagle from Putnam County Schools to discuss VITAL: Virtual Instruction To Accentuate Learning and the impact it makes on students.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: JobCenter

As new years resolution time approaches, local neighbors stand ready to help you find a career that might best fit your lifestyle and skills for the new year. We introduce you to the local JobCenter, retooled with new staff waiting to help you in 2018. We visit with Sean Monday and Tony Scionti the Division of Workforce Services office in Cookeville.

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