Episode 51 welcomes Sue Nicholson, President of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, back to the 318 Now Podcast! Sue discusses the 2016 Northeast Louisiana Career Fair, which takes place next Wednesday, February 24th from 10am until 2pm at the Monroe Civic Center! In addition, Josh gives insightful resume tips that will help land you that next, great job! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Valentine's Day is quickly approaching! Episode 50, The Golden Edition, welcomes Anneliese Kelley, Owner of The Diamond Parlour, to the 318 Now Podcast. Anneliese details what led her to begin The Diamond Parlour, what makes The Diamond Parlour, a locally-owned small business, different than most and how The Diamond Parlour can help you this Valentine's Day weekend! In addition, Josh gives ideas on how to make Valentine's Day 2016 a memorable one! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
It's Super Bowl time! Episode 49 welcomes Brian Eskew, Owner of Bayou Media Group and Football fanatic, back to the 318 Now Podcast. Brian and Josh preview Super Bowl 50, which features the Denver Broncos versus the Carolina Panthers. Will Cam Newton continue his MVP-caliber dominance? Or will Peyton Manning win his second ring in his possible swan-song? Brian and Josh give their Super Bowl 50 predictions and much more! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 48 welcomes Brandon Bell, Owner of Twin City Tactical and Survival, to the 318 Now Podcast! Brandon discusses what led him to open Twin City Tactical, what products you can purchase as well as his views on gun ownership! If you're an avid gun collector, in the market for a firearm or simply like to support small businesses in the 318 area, you'll enjoy Episode 48! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 47 welcomes Bonnie Farmer Hay, Class Instructor with Anytime Fitness! Bonnie discusses the best approaches to commit to your health-related New Years Resolutions. In addition, Bonnie discusses healthy eating habits and the importance of exercising! In conclusion, Josh announces a weekly feature, exclusive to the 318 Now Podcast Facebook page. Thanks for downloading Episode 47 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 46 welcomes Clark Smith, Owner of Geaux Hammock! Clark details what inspired him to begin making Geaux Hammocks! He explains how Geaux Hammocks are better than the rest as well as the many benefits of using hammocks, whether it's for casual use in your backyard or for camping/hiking trips. I learned a lot about hammocks and you will too! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 45 takes a look back at the first calendar year of the 318 Now Podcast, 2015! Josh details what inspired him to begin the 318 Now Podcast, including how he came up with the name. In addition, Josh looks back at the first 44 episodes of the 318 Now Podcast. Thank you all for your continued support for the first 44 episodes, whether it's by your downloads, Facebook likes and shares or by simply spreading the word about the podcast! Without you, the 318 Now Podcast isn't possible. Help break in 2016 and continue to support the 318 Now Podcast!
With 2015 coming to an end, Episode 44 welcomes Brown Kelley, die hard Chicago Cubs fan, back to the podcast! Brown and Josh discuss the Cubs highly-active off season as well as give their early outlook for the Cubs 2016 campaign! In addition, Josh shares informative details about the 318 Now Podcast as well as gives thanks to previous 318 Now Podcast guests and you, the loyal 318 Now Podcast listeners! Have a Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas from the 318 Now Podcast! Episode 43 welcomes Robert Wilson, Owner of Tummy Yummy Creations in West Monroe. Robert details his background, how Tummy Yummy Creations began and what awesome treats you can expect when you walk into Tummy Yummy Creations! In addition, Josh shares interesting facts about Santa Claus that your kids will surely enjoy! Thanks for downloading Episode 43 and have a Merry Christmas!
Episode 42 welcomes Chance Brasiel, retired K-9 Police Officer and Owner of Delta K-9 Solutions! Chance discusses how his vision of Delta K-9 Solutions became a reality as well as services provided by Delta K-9 Solutions. Chance informs us of techniques he uses to turn bad-behaving dogs into well-behaved dogs or good dogs into great dogs! If you're a dog owner or lover of dogs, this is the right podcast for you! Thanks for downloading the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 41 welcomes Alex Powell, Public Relations Manager with Chennault Aviation & Military Museum. Alex discusses the history of the museum as well as the many great services that are provided by the museum. Group tours? Birthday parties? You bet! After learning more about General Chennault, it'll simply motivate you to live your life to the fullest! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Lordy Lordy, the 318 Now Podcast has reached Episode 40! The 318 Now Podcast celebrates this milestone by featuring highlights from Episodes 35-39. In addition, Josh details the next 318 Now Podcast Facebook Page grand prize drawing! Thanks for helping make 40 episodes possible with your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 39 welcomes Cinnamon Grant, President of Bayou Bully Rescue. Cinnamon informs us about the mission and services of Bayou Bully Rescue as well as how they're erasing common misconceptions about animals commonly found at high kill shelters. In addition, Josh details Small Business Saturday, which occurs Saturday, November 28th. Finally, Josh gives interesting tidbits about Thanksgiving! Thanks for downloading Episode 29 and have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Episode 38 welcomes Megan LeBeouf, Community Manager with the American Cancer Society's Mid-South Division. Megan informs us about the exciting "No Shave November" fundraising effort that's occurring in Monroe for the month of November. Find out how you can help and have a little bearded fun in the process! In addition, Megan details the tremendous services offered by the American Cancer Society to those individuals, their families and care-givers who are impacted by cancer. If cancer has impacted your life, you've downloaded the right episode of the 318 Now Podcast! Thanks for your continued support!
Episode 37 welcomes Brown Kelley back to the 318 Now Podcast! Brown, a die hard Chicago Cubs fan, discusses the Cubs 2015 Postseason as well as previews the upcoming MLB Off-season. Will the Cubs sign an Ace to strengthen the starting rotation? Or could one of the Cubs young superstars be dealt? We give our predictions and reflect on the historic Chicago Cubs 2015 season! In addition, Josh announces the next 318 Now Podcast Facebook grand prize giveaway! Download for details on how you can win! Thanks so much for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Episode 36 focuses on raising awareness and finding a cure for this tragic disease. Alana Babb and Ashley Sims, followed by Bonnie Farmer Hay, join the podcast. Alana and Babb inform us about The Walk To End Alzheimer's, which takes place Saturday, November 14th, at Forsythe Park in Monroe. And there's even an event for your furry friends! Bonnie stops by to discuss the impact Alzheimer's has made in her life as well as details her efforts to raise awareness. Bonnie's story is inspirational and will put Alzheimer's Disease into perspective. Thanks for downloading Episode 36 and for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 35 features Nielle Bush, Owner of The Spoiled Vegan and CEO of AverCom Virtual Solutions as well as Ben Mintz, Professional Poker Player, Avid NFL and College Football fan as well as guest on "Mixing It Up With Mintz" each Monday and Friday, alongside Sean Fox, on ESPN 97.7! Ben doesn't hold back on his views on today's Poker scene and the current landscapes of both the NFL and College Football and much more! Vegans, if you can't find healthy vegan foods in Monroe, you'll certainly want to listen to Episode 35 as Nielle Bush informs us about her restaurant, The Spoiled Vegan! Thanks so much for downloading Episode 35 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 34 of the 318 Now Podcast features Part 2 of the Throwback Edition! Episode 34 includes highlights from Episodes 22-32, which spotlights awesome guests who were motivational, informative, consulting and entertaining! If you haven't listened to Part 1 of the Throwback Edition, download it to catch highlights from Episodes 11-21! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 33 is Part 1 of a special Throwback Edition of the 318 Now Podcast! Whether you're a new listener or you're a long-time listener who missed an episode here and there, Episode 33 is a must-listen! Highlights from Episodes 11-21 are featured and include amazing, talented guests! Be sure and check out Part 2, Episode 34 of the Throwback Edition, this coming Friday evening! Thanks for downloading the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 32 welcomes two entrepreneurs from the Monroe area! Angie O'Pry Blades, owner of Fiesta Nutrition, stops by to discuss the exciting offerings at Fiesta Nutrition. In addition, Angie informs us about how the health and nutrition industry has evolved since she began in it, nearly 30 years ago! Reginald Fontana, Executive Director with Pelican Trade Network, joins the podcast to detail the member-owned trade organization, Pelican Trade Network! If you're a business owner seeking a large network to connect with and have your opportunity costs met, then Pelican Trade Network may be a fit for you! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 31 is the biggest 318 Now Podcast yet! Clinton Whitney Downing, Anthony Miletello and Blake Phillips stop by to discuss the North Delta Food & Wine Festival, which takes place this coming weekend! Visit www.northdeltafoodandwinefestival.com for details! In addition, Brown Kelley joins the show to review the Chicago Cubs 2015 regular season as well as preview the 2015 MLB Playoffs, including our predictions. Will the Cubs finally win the World Series? Download Episode 31 to get our predictions! Thanks for downloading Episode 31 and for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 30 has arrived! The 318 Now Podcast celebrates its 30th episode by welcoming Michelle Saucer, Community Impact Director with United Way of Northeast Louisiana, and Jeff Crise, movie-buff and friend of the podcast, to the show! Michelle discusses United Way's READ. LEARN. SUCCEED program and how we, the 318 now area, can help! In addition, Jeff and I hop aboard the time-travel machine and travel back to 1985! We discuss 30 of our top flicks from 1985! Thanks for your support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 29 isn't a Podcast, but a Pawscast! Our friends from PAWS of NE Louisiana join Episode 29. Julie Lewis, Marketing Director, and Staci Choate, Humane Education Director, stop by to inform us about the role PAWS of NE Louisiana plays in the 318 area. In addition, they discuss the awesome programs available for our furry friends and how you can help support PAWS of NE Louisiana! Thanks for downloading Episode 29 of the 318 Now "Paws"cast!
Thanks for downloading a super-sized Episode 28 of the 318 Now Podcast! Jarod Floyd, Chief Meteorologist and Weekday Co-Anchor for KTVE NBC 10-KARD FOX 14 joins Episode 28. Jarod discusses his journey to becoming a Chief Meteorologist as well as how weather alerts and programming often coincide, for better of worse, plus his provides plenty of insight into the Meteorology field! Jarod's also a diehard Chicago Cubs fan so we discuss in 2015 Chicago Cubs in detail, including possible playoff scenarios. My discussion with Jarod is a great one so enjoy the show!
Talons Out! Episode 27 of the 318 Now Podcast welcomes Cody Carraway, Director of Ticketing and Sales with ULM Athletics! Cody joins the show to discuss the Warhawks season opener against the Georgia Bulldogs, their upcoming home opener against Nicholls State as well as how you can support ULM Athletics by purchasing single game and season tickets! In addition, Cody and Josh discuss the Cubs/Cardinals rivalry! #RISE and support the ULM Warhawks! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!