Episode 26 welcome Griffin Scott and Amy Sliger to the 318 Now Podcast! Griffin and Amy stop by to discuss their book, "Legendary Locals of Monroe" and detail the process of completing the book, including retrieving hundreds of vintage photos of Monroe's finest, most impactful citizens from past and present as well as the research involved to write it! If you're a Monroe native, resident or historian, this episode is a must-listen! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
The 318 Now Podcast has reached the Silver Edition! Episode 25 welcomes Butch Bellah, Sales Expert, Speaker, Trainer and Author to the podcast. Butch discusses his extensive Sales career, which includes time spent in the 318 area! In addition, Butch details his special offer that's exclusive to the 318 Now Podcast listening audience! Don't miss out of this great offer that will provide valuable knowledge for your career! Thanks for downloading Episode 25 and your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 24 welcomes Clinton Whitney Downing and Brown Kelly to the 318 Now Podcast! Clinton stops by to discuss his work in The News Star and DeltaStyle Magazine. Also, Clinton details his active involvement in the 318 area! In addition, the unofficial Chicago Cubs correspondent of the 318 Now Podcast, Brown Kelley, joins the show to share his thoughts on the Cubs push for the Major League Baseball playoffs! Thanks for downloading Episode 24 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 23 welcomes Adam McDonald, Community Development Coordinator with The Center for Children and Families as well as Michelle Williams, Recruiter with eULM. Adam discusses the Court Appointed Service Advocates (CASA) program that provides support for children. In addition, Michelle informs us about the exciting offerings at eULM. If you're looking for excitement this weekend, Josh details the 2015 Battle of the Badges event this Saturday!
Episode 22 welcomes Laurie Payne, who stops by to discuss Moms Matter, a Ministry for Single Moms, as well as her blog, Building A Better You. In addition, Houston Bass and Tommy Smith join the show to inform us about their awesome new podcast, entitled The Good Guys Filmcast. Houston and Tommy discuss what inspired them to start the Filmcast, their favorite movies as well as several other topics! Thanks for downloading the 318 Now Podcast and for your continued support!
Episode 21 welcomes Ashley Doughty as well as Alex Powell and Ericka Mcllveene with Chennault Aviation and Military Museum. Ashley discusses exciting opportunities offered by First National Bank, Team Willpower as well as Louisiana Living, which Ashley hosts every weekday at 4pm on KARD FOX 14! In addition, Alex and Ericka discuss Chennault's upcoming Mandarin Chinese courses that will be available to the 318 area! Thanks for downloading Episode 21 and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
We've reached Episode 20! Joel Sharpton stops by to discuss his two podcasts, "Pod on Pod" and "Me and The Geek". In addition, Joel shares which podcasters have inspired him over the years as well as his passion for theatre and voice-over work. Also, Josh discusses several upcoming events in the 318 area, including Chefs For a Cause, Policy And A Pint and Best of the Delta! Thanks for downloading the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 19 welcomes Courtney Hornsby, President of the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, as well as Jay Rice, Founder and CEO of Thinking Chat, to the 318 Now Podcast! Courtney joins the show to discuss exciting events that are upcoming in the 318 area, including the 2015 Member2Member Expo as well as the Grand Openings of Texas Roadhouse and Newk's Eatery in West Monroe! In addition, Jay Rice stops by to discuss Thinking Chat, a new Online Marketing and Sales Automation product that is sure to be a game changer in the Online Marketing Automation world! Thanks for downloading Episode 19 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 18 welcomes two extremely talented guests to the 318 Now Podcast! Andrea Hinton, The Pampered Artist, joins the show to discuss her career as a renowned artist. In addition, Anthony Miletello, one of Louisiana's premier Chefs, stops by to discuss his background as a cook as well as local charitable events that are upcoming, and even discusses his experiences competing on "Louisiana Seafood Cookoff". Both Andrea and Anthony are amongst the best in their craft, so Episode 18 is a MUST download! Thanks for your continued support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 17 of the 318 Now Podcast welcomes Tara Ambrose, founder of Tara's Taste of The Town, as well as Michael Roboski and Hunter Harris, hosts of The Robot Sky podcast. Tara discusses her life-long passion for food as well as the highly popular Tara's Taste of The Town. In addition, Michael and Hunter inform us about their entertaining podcast, The Robot Sky. Thanks for downloading and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
Sports week continues on Episode 16 of the 318 Now Podcast! Brown Kelley, friend of the 318 Now Podcast and diehard Chicago Cubs fan, joins the podcast to give his thoughts on the Cubs 2015 season so far! Josh and Brown discuss the Cubs exciting young ballplayers, including Kris Bryant and Addison Russell. Thanks for downloading and listening to the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 15 kicks off Sports Week at the 318 Now Podcast! Jaime Autin, owner of Jaime's Sports of Louisiana, joins Episode 15 to discuss his experiences owning and operating his sports collectibles business in Monroe, including the exciting times when LSU won the 2007 National Championship as well as the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl victory in 2010! In addition, Brian Wickstrom, Athletic Director at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, stops by to discuss all things ULM Athletics! Be sure to support your local sports shops and athletic programs! Thanks for downloading and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 14 of the 318 Now Podcast welcomes Kelli Green, AVP of Marketing/Training with Centric Federal Credit Union. Kelli discusses many topics, including online payment system options, tips to prevent identity/debit card theft as well as the many services Centric Federal Credit Union offer in the 318 area! In addition, Josh discusses all the exciting details for the upcoming 2015 Louisiana Peach Festival in Ruston! Thanks for downloading and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
A familiar face to the 318 area joins Episode 13 of the 318 Now Podcast! Angela Cruz stops by to raise awareness about potentially dangerous toxins that are common in our daily lives. In addition, Angela provides insightful tips on how to eliminate these toxins from your surroundings as well as how to measure toxin-levels in products we use on a daily basis. Also, Josh pays tribute to the late, great "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes! Thanks for downloading and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 12 of the 318 Now Podcast welcomes Kelly Brantley, Author, Certified Financial Consultant and Business Owner. Kelly provides educational financial advice on a variety of topics, including how to tackle multiple forms of debt, managing a monthly budget and much more! Have you ever wondered which forms of debt you should pay first? Kelly answers that question and addresses common financial burdens we face on a daily basis. Thanks for downloading and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 11 of the 318 Now Podcast welcomes Alana Babb and Eric Rutledge, supporters of the Alzheimer's Assocation as well as Rachel Stern, Community Manager of Special Events with the American Cancer Society's MidSouth Division. Both organizations offer tremendous services and opportunities to donate, both monterarily as well as with your time, so download and listen to hear how you can help! In addition, the winner of the 318 Now Podcast Facebook contest is announced, courtesy of Riverport Creative Group! Thanks for downloading and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 10 of the 318 Now Podcast celebrates highlights from our informative guests from Episodes 1-9. Relive these special moments or discover them for the first time! In addition, Josh reminds the 318 Now Podcast Facebook Page Supporters about the special Facebook contest, courtesy of Riverport Creative Group! Thanks for your continue support of the 318 Now Podcast!
Sue Nicholson, President of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce, and Jeff Crise, friend of the 318 Now Podcast and movie fanatic, join Episode 9! Sue discusses the vital role the Monroe Chamber of Commerce plays in the Monroe community as well as exciting opportunities the Monroe Chamber offer in the area. Jeff shares his experiences working on feature-film sets with some of Hollywood's elite actors. In addition, Jeff gives his perspective on the role movies play in our daily lives. And last, but not least, Josh announces the next 318 Now Podcast Facebook page contest, which includes an awesome grand-prize that will be awarded to one lucky 318 Now Podcast Facebook supporter! Thanks for downloading Episode 9 and supporting the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 8 of the 318 Now Podcast is full of helpful information, all of which is located in the Monroe area! Dr. Attapol Kuanliang and Dr. Karen Kopera-Frye, Professors at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, join the show to discuss Project FOUND, a grant-funded program that aims to assure the safety of individuals with dementia. Also, Amy and Will Barefoot join Episode 8 to inform us about their locally-owned recycling company, Bayou State Recycle Pickup. Thanks for downloading the information-packed Episode 8 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Happy Mother's Day! Episode 7 of the 318 Now Podcast welcomes Kelsi Guidry, Founder of MyWants as well as MyWants for Educators Insurance. Kelsi discusses his experiences as a Small Business Owner, including MyWants' growing phase, obstacles he has faced along the way and offers advice to potential Small Business owners. In addition, Kelsi details an exciting opportunity for educators in Northeast Louisiana through MyWants for Educators Insurance and DonorsChoose.org. Thanks for downloading Episode 7 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Health and Fitness is the focus on Episode 6 of the 318 Now Podcast. Health and Fitness enthusiast Adam Ballard joins the show to discuss dieting and exercising techniques, including why it's important to plan weight-loss goals over the long-term as opposed to short-term. If you're looking to shed 10 pounds or 50, you'll find this episode highly beneficial! In addition, Jeff Crise joins Josh to discuss the career of Arnold Schwarzenegger. The guys even do their best (or worst) Arnold impersonations. Thanks for downloading Episode 6 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 5 features Part 2 of the 2015 NFL Draft Predictions with special guest Brian Eskew. The guys predict picks 11-32 of the First Round, including two 1st Round selections for the New Orleans Saints as well as the Dallas Cowboys 1st Round pick! Also, the winner of the 318 Now Podcast Facebook contest is announced and more! If you enjoyed Episode 4, then you'll get a kick out of Episode 5! Thank you for downloading Episode 5 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Football fans rejoice! The 2015 NFL Draft is around the corner and to celebrate this awesome football event, football fanatic Brian Eskew joins the 318 Now Podcast! Josh and Brian discuss the New Orleans Saints off-season moves. In addition, the guys make their 2015 NFL Draft predictions by holding a mock draft of their own! Josh and Brian don't hold back on their perspectives and predicitons so if you're a football fan, you'll get a kick out of this episode! Thanks for downloading Episode 4 of the 318 Now Podcast!
Episode 3 of the 318 Now Podcast welcomes Courtney Hornsby, President of the West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce, as well as Pat Hudgins with Ouachita River Cruises. Courtney Hornsby discusses the multiple roles and opportunities the Chamber of Commerces offers to the community as well as exciting upcoming events in the Monroe area. Pat Hudgins gives us insightful information about the Ouachita River and the options that are available to those who would like to cruise the Ouachita River! Also, Josh announces a special contest that's exclusive to 318 Now Podcast Facebook followers as well as upcoming events and projects. Enjoy the show!
Episode 2 of 318 Now Podcast welcomes special guests Becky Tripp with Northeast Louisiana Susan G. Komen and diehard Chicago Cubs fan Brown Kelley! Becky Tripp joins the show to discuss how she got started at Susan G. Komen as well as shares informative details about breast cancer awareness and upcoming events that will support Susan G. Komen's battle to combat breast cancer! In addition, Part 2 of my conversation with Brown Kelley is all about Chicago Cubs baseball! Thanks for downloading the 318 Now Podcast!