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!
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!