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Fitness for Recovery

Posted on August 18, 2014

Host Katie Kijowski introduces two non-profit organizations that use fitness to help local individuals in tough life circumstances: Yoga for Recovery and Back on Your Feet.

Camp Quality Illinois

Posted on August 4, 2014

Host Katie Kijowski explores Camp Quality Illinois, a week-long summer camp experience and year-round support program for children with cancer.

Bullying

Posted on July 28, 2014

Host Katie Kijowski discusses current issues in school bullying in Illinois with Sarah Schriber of the Prevent School Violence Illinois Coalition and David Fischer of Safe Schools Illinois.

Breaking Barriers

Posted on June 30, 2014

Host Katie Kijowski speaks with Bollingbrook resident John Mohler about living with multiple sclerosis and his involvement in the “Skydiving for MS” fundraiser. Becky Johns of the Chicago Skydiving Center explains how the event benefits those living with MS. Local business owner Don Godshaw and wife Jan discuss the non-profit organization “Adaptive Adventures.”

Normal Moments

Posted on June 24, 2014

Host Katie Kijowski showcases Normal Moments, a non-profit organization that assists families with children suffering from chronic illnesses.

Summer in the City

Posted on June 16, 2014

Superintendent Michael Kelly joins host Katie Kijowski to discuss the wide variety of programs and initiatives that are currently underway at the Chicago Park District. Jim Merrell of the Active Transportation Alliance joins her to discuss current issues in biking in the city.

Stories of Hope

Posted on June 9, 2014

Host Katie Kijowski speaks with the founder of the Pediatric Oncology Treasure Chest Foundation, Colleen Kisel, about how she started the non-profit after her son, Martin, battled leukemia as a child. Then, she speaks with Director of the Panic Anxiety Recovery Center Mark Pfeffer about social anxiety, and his partnership with The Second City. Finally, two local women join her to discuss the “Improv for Anxiety” program.

National Safety Month

Posted on June 3, 2014

Host Katie Kijowski discusses topics from identity fraud to consumer protection tips with the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs and Protection Commissioner in light of National Safety Month. She also discusses children’s injury prevention tips with Safe Kids Chicago Coordinator Jessica Choi.

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