Northern New York Community Podcast
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The Northern New York Community Podcast is a platform to capture and share interviews highlighting stories of community philanthropy and service that has impacted the North County. The Region has been built in a part through the generous acts of people with an affinity and passion for the North County. Community philanthropy has played a valuable role in the growth, development and enrichment of villages, towns and cities in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. Stories have messages that can inspire. The podcast will be an on-going project and feature North Country natives and residents who believe in strengthening the area where they grew up, raised families or currently live today. We will hear from a variety of civic-minded individuals, couples and families devoted to lasting community betterment.
||CleanRichard E. Alexander Jr.||There have been many blessings in Dick Alexander’s life. One of the greatest joys has been addressing community needs he cares about most. In this episode, Dick talks about becoming a businessman in Utica, his arrival in Northern New York, and how parti||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoe Widrick and Don Hunt||Philanthropy continues to make its mark in Lewis County. Generations of individuals, families and businesses have advanced the quality of life in several communities in the region. Don Hunt and Joe Widrick provide stories behind successful community proj||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSylvia Heap||Sylvia Heap has devoted her life to citizen philanthropy. For nearly 60 years, local institutions, non-profits, projects and programs have been given a boost because of Sylvia’s passion and leadership. On this podcast, she shares the impact of philanthr||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanT. Urling and Mabel Walker||After more then 60 years in the North Country, Tom and Mabel Walker discuss who inspired them to give, factors behind their community involvement, and why educating the next generation about philanthropy is important. Plus, Tom talks about his tenure as||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid O. Van Eenenaam, M.D.||Dr. VanEenenaam was an orthopedic surgeon for a local practice in Watertown for more than 40 years. He talks about growing up in Michigan, and how his tenure serving in the Navy shaped his professional career. Dr. Van Eenanaam also highlights the evol||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobert and Jean Sturtz||For Bob and Jean Sturtz, they understand the sacrifice, hard work and belief it takes to make a community great. This is just a small sampling of the values that are at the center of their lifetime of impactful philanthropy. They grew up in Lewis Coun||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoseph L. Rich||What began as a local fundraiser became a mission for a lifetime. On this podcast, Joe Rich talks about the creation of the Disabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO), his local broadcasting career and favorite memories of the performances and entertai||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRichard R. Macsherry & Molly Macsherry Macwade||Even at 98 years old, life is more fulfilling for Dick Macsherry when youre able to help others. On this podcast, Dick shares stories about growing up along the St. Lawrence River, assisting with the growth of several area non-profits, and how the next||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHarold and Sally L’Huillier||Growing up during the Great Depression, Harold and Sally LHuillier understood the importance of cherishing what you have. The tragic loss of a son made their spirit for giving back even stronger. Harold and Sally talk about their lives, how their giving||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLee Clary||When you spend enough time in a community, you get exposed to its many layers. Some are fortunate enough to play an active role in a regions evolution. Lee provides a look into his life as a local attorney, Jefferson County District attorney and Jeffe||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConstance Brennan Barone, Lawrence Barone, and Jeannie Brennan||History has played a meaningful role in the life of Jeannie Brennan. She and her husband, Bob, passed on a love for history, and the village of Sackets Harbor, to their daughter, Connie, and her husband, Larry. Jeannie, Connie and Larry explain why the||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBenjamin and Margaret (Peggy) Coe||They were born on different coasts. They have traveled to different parts of the country. But to Ben and Peggy Coe, the North Country will always be their home. In this episode, they talk about what brought them to the region. They also offer insight||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|