Monthly Archives: August 2018

National PTA – Giving You A Voice




School is back in session for most, and the National PTA joins us to remind parents that they are as much in school as their children are. Jim Accomando, President of the National PTA Board of Directors, stops by to shed light on the full benefits package children receive when parents spend time involved in their kid’s academic world.


The R Group Advocates For Change



Myron Radio of The R Group is a disciple of change. He takes time to chat with us at last year’s SOAR Community Summit. In this BBBS episode, Myron helps us understand how organizations can support individuals through moments of transitions and manage change for big success.


Back To School Shopping Equals Big Business



We are in the midst of wrapping up summer and getting back to school. There is no doubt that retailers have been reminding us of this fact as store shelves are packed with school supplies. Back to school shopping is a vital time of year for retailers, right behind holiday shopping. Join us at The Bistro as we chat with Katherine Cullen, Director of Industry and Consumer Insights, at the National Retail Federation to learn how best to navigate the store aisles.


Destination: Farmer’s Market



Ever considered a farmer’s market a must place to be? Well, Dan Hines, Founder & CEO of EatLoco is encouraging us to see the farmer’s market in a whole new light. He joins us to discuss the business behind the markets and how he’s helping local farmers grow their food business and customer base.


Summer Skin Safety




Sonya Lunder, Senior Analyst at Environmental Working Group and co-author of The Sunscreen Guide, talks to us on The Bistro about how to truly to stay safe while we are having fun in the sun. You’ll be amazed to learn how your sunscreen may not be protecting you as much as you thought. Be a savvy consumer and find out which products are actually defending you.