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Partnership for WDIY's 2019 Fall Membership Drive to Provide Meals Through Second Harvest Food Bank

WDIY has announced that member donations will be going further this fall thanks to Valley National Financial Advisors.

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Wednesday, 6 - 7 pm, Laurie Siebert will discuss: “Third Quarter Commentary and Investment Education” with guests Tim Roof, CFP ® and Connor Darrell, CFA.
Thursday at 11pm, Bill Fox will continue the Special Focus on Modulator ESP. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Entrancing Elemental Energies." New music by Jonn Serrie.

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Second Harvest Food Bank and Valley National Financial Advisors on LV Discourse

The Fall Membership Drive's partnership is discussed in depth with guests Jessica Dokachev, Director of Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast PA, and Matt Petrozelli, CEO of Valley National Financial Advisors.

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The Chamber and Municipalities | On Every Main Street

Oct 21, 2019

Host Greg Capogna speaks with guests: Phillips Armstrong, the Lehigh County Executive, and Frank Facchiano from the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, about goals and the partnership between the Chamber and the municipalities as well as business opportunities in Lehigh Valley.

(Original air-date: 09/07/19)

On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2019-10-24

Oct 18, 2019
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The latest show's playlist (October 17 - show #1176) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Modulator ESP continues.

At the Movies: Judy

Oct 17, 2019

“Judy” is a look at the last months in the life of Judy Garland as she embarks on a series of concerts in London. Renée Zellweger is remarkable as Judy Garland in an Oscar nominee-worthy performance. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the biography-drama film.

Economic Pulse: Week of 10/03/19

Oct 17, 2019
Alexis Raskin

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

GLVCC's Public Policy Committee | On Every Main Street

Oct 15, 2019

Host Greg Capogna discusses the work of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber’s Public Policy Committee which advocates for the Chamber’s 5,000+ member businesses and organizations by engaging with legislators on a number of issues.

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