This week’s show is focused on MPS awareness. Joining me are National MPS Society President Terri Klein. Amy Holland, and Mieke McPherson Embry. During The Mary Faye Headrick Good Deed Segment, I’ll be talking to Sarah Piebes who is looking for her daughter’s organ donor recipient in Alabama.
Athens, Ala. – A friend wearing purple on May 15th for International MPS Day led to a show dedicated to MPS awareness. Joining the show were National MPS Society President Terri Klein, Amy Holland, and Mieke McPherson Embry. You can listen to our conversations below. Please share and help bring awareness to your friends.
Justice For Connie Ridgeway with Austin Williams, Decatur American AAA Rookie All Stars Good Deed, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness with Steve Cook, Our Backyard Homes for the homeless with TK Devine, and The Line – WYDE co-host Jessica Borklund Discusses Daughter’s Cancer Journey.
Los Angeles – Our Backyard Homes founder TK Devine joined The Mark White Show to talk about his group’s effort to provide shelter to the homeless in Los Angeles and beyond through self-contained homes on wheels. Listen to the interview below (third segment).
Rogersville, Ala. – On October 23, 2015, Connie Ridgeway was brutally murdered in her Rogersville apartment. For almost three years now, the case has been left unsolved. Connie’s son, Austin Williams, joined the program today to talk about his experience and the hope that he has that justice will be served. Listen below.
Birmingham, Ala. – Normally, Jessica Borklund, who is a co-host on The Line on WYDE is the one asking the questions, but today, she joined The Mark White Show to share her daughter McKaylee’s cancer journey. Listen Below (final segment).
Huntsville, Ala. – On September 27th, Girl Power 2 Cure will host their 1st Annual Rockin’ For Rett Huntsville Dinner at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. At the event, Blakely Goodman, Tiana Vega, Jessi Watts, twins Charlie & Olivia Foster, and Violet Monson will all be honored along with their families. Tickets and tables for this special event and sponsorship opportunities are currently available. For more information, contact Kevin Pierce at (256) 468-1787 or email him at Kevin@GP2C.org. Listen to the promotional ad below.
Athens, Ala. – On Friday morning, several special guests shared their adoption experience on The Mark White Show. Joining me were Rebekah Penner, Norm Webb, Sr., Julie Adams, and Sam Calloway. Listen to the conversations below.
Ft. Payne, Ala. – John Dersham, photographer & president of Dekalb County Tourism, came to The Mark White Show to discuss his work in the photography & travel industries. Below, you can isten as John talks about how he became interested in photography 57 years ago through his dad’s 1930 Kodak Brownie camera. You’ll also hear about a new Alabama travel photography book coming out soon! For that and much more, listen below.