Wichita City Council Member, Lavonta Williams + Keiter Nursery

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Since our taping with Wichita City Council Member, Lavonta Williams, she has become the Wichita Vice Mayor! Keiter Nursery shares some great ways to plant if you don’t or can’t dig in your yard!

On our show today, you’ll hear more of Lavonta’s life-long dedication to her city and its members. She taught school for many years and continues to serve through her city council appointment.

Segment One: 

All our hosts are here to talk with Lavonta Williams who is now Vice Mayor! She is a Wichita City Council member. We think she is the example that others should follow if they want to get into government at any level.

Lavonta talks about her “pet” projects like Wichita Transit. She shares the Rosa Parks project that was applied to one of our Wichita City Busses and the meaning behind it.  The bus went to local schools and will be in town for 6 to 12 months.

The crew talks about what they loved and hated most in school after talking to Lavonta about being a teacher for 34 years.

Segment Two: 

We talk about the bike path that extends from Wichita all the way through Andover and may go into Augusta! There are art projects along the path featuring prominent events and people from the Wichita area, including sports and the first ever sit-in at a drug store in down town Wichita, Ks. You should listen to hear more details about the trail and the art on it.  If you want to see photos of the bus – here’s an article from KMUW.

Sean brings up how Lavonta and many other prominent, talented, and influential, people from Wichita grew up in Lavonta’s neighborhood which has been classified as not such a great neighborhood.

They also talk about a neighborhood baseball league that has grown to be very successful.

Segment Three: 

Lavonta wants to have open and honest talks about race. She shares how she was able to ask her students to “be themselves” when she taught school. She’d like to see that as adults too.

We talk about why we think it’s not fair to talk about situations that you have not lived.

Segment Four: keiter-nursery-sign-

Robin and Sean talk to  Jeanie and Erika at Keiter Nursery on S. Broadway, Wichita.  You’ll have to take a look at some of their awesome yard art, sheds and plants. So many plants!

They also have wood to use in your fireplace, BBQ, or chimineas.  Get some good advice on when to plant and when not to plant. Have you heard about planting in a hay bale? Listen for it!

 

Wichita Gridiron 2016 and Kandi Man Stained Glass

We have Bucky Walters and Dona Lancaster from the Wichita Gridiron! It’s the 48th consecutive year for this funny show honoring and recognizing the humor in our journalists for Wichita.

Our hosts are Don, Michelle, Sean and Seth.

1st, 2nd, 3rd segments:
The Wichita Gridiron raises money for journalism scholarships and is happening April 14th, 15th, and 16th. Each night, they will also feature a local restaurant and our Wichita Food Trucks!

You should watch to hear funny stories of celebrities both local and national, along with how the scholarships benefit those who want to go into journalism.

Check them out on their Facebook Page too.

4th segment: Spotlight on Local Business
Jason of Kandi Man designs brings his stained glass to share.

 

 

CLEAR SLATE PROJECT WICHITA + MUSSAT HEATING & AIR

Robert Moody of Martin & Pringle Law offices in Wichita, KS tells about the Clear Slate Project.

Mussat heating and cooling shares how to keep your furnace and air conditioner in top shape!

Hosts; Jenn, Don, Michelle, Robin, Seth, Sean.
Shot on location at Mindfire Academy, Wichita, KS. 

 
Clear Slate Project  to help those who qualify get their legal records expunged all in one day, or all in one place.
March 4th, 2016 from 9am -2pm at the Sedgwick Co. Court house (blue building). 
Donations have been made that will cover costs of filing and other fees usually associated with getting your record expunged, but there are a limited amount of funds available.

Spotlight on local business: Mussat Heating and Cooling. Serving the So. Wichita, Haysville, Derby areas for 33 years. This father and son team talked to us about when to get your systems serviced, what’s involved in that and what the difference is between a mobile home’s systems and a regular foundation home.

BRANDON JOHNSON, LLS WOMAN OF THE YEAR , CREDIT KING

2551861_origBrandon Johnson shares the Kansas Reinvestment Act which help fund new businesses for underdeveloped communities. Exciting information!

He also shares his CORE program and so much more. This is an information packed show!

Brea Malcom and Larry Provo share the Man or Woman of the year for LLS (leukemia and lymphoma society).

Spotlight on local business: Credit King.
Shot on location at Mindfire Academy, Wichita, KS. 

Brandon Johnson shares local community opportunities to help build up areas of Wichita, along with health concerns for our citizens. 
Find Brandon on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/BJJohnsonICT/?fref=ts

Senate Bill 317: www.facebook.com/investinks
CORE: www.coreofwichita.com
Sunflower Community Action: www.sunfloweract.org

LLS Woman of the Year info: 
Donations and auction items are welcome. Starting March 31st for 10 weeks, Brea needs to raise money to help support LLS.
FB Page:  https://www.facebook.com/Teambre2016/
316-202-8577
Official LLS page – http://www.mwoy.org/pages/mid/wichita16/bmalcom
Spotlight on Local Business:
Malcom and Al from Credit King Auto Sales at King’s Corner!

Is DooDahDiner the Best Food In Wichita? Plus 95.9 KSUN’s ICTConnect

peopledooidahShot on location at the DooDahDiner here in Wichita, KS. We visit with the owners of DooDah and then talk to a couple of lovely young ladies from KSun.
DooDahDiner open now for 3 years, started, because head chef Patrick, needed a job. He says it was easier to start his own restaurant than to find a job where they would pay him what his experience and skills was worth.

The location is at Kellogg and Broadway in downtown Wichita, KS in the old Tandy Leather location.

What makes the DooDahDiner so special? Well, after eating there twice, I can tell you from experience, it’s about the atmosphere as much as the food.

However, the food is above and beyond. Owner, Patrick, starts his day around 2:30am every day to make the menu from scratch. His wife, Timiry explains during the show why scratch is more expensive sometimes, but is so very worth it!
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Timiry also shares how the restaurant got its name and why it’s been such a community built business.

There’s so much more to this episode, but you’ll have to listen for yourself to catch it all.

4279904_origDuring the last segment, our new friends from 95.9 KSUN join us to tell us about the new radio station which is completely community based started by Sunflower Community Action.
https://www.facebook.com/KSUN959/?fref=ts

Demi ICT and Raqs have a show on Thursdays from 2-3pm
https://www.facebook.com/ksunictconnect/?fref=ts

ICT Connect on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/ict_connect_ksun/

EASY PAY AUTO SALES & RSD WITH NINE FOOT SQUIRREL

Shot on location at Easy Pay Auto Sales, our crew talks buying used cars at this time of year and why stock is the best it’s been in a long time!

Later Jenn and Fassa interview Joe Caldart about RSD and his band’s involvement with the movie Trial By Fire.

Shot on location at Mindfire Academy, Wichita, KS. 

1st Segment: Hosts talk about recent Kansas legislation put up for women to have to wear certain clothing when appearing before the legislature. We talk about why we think it’s ridiculous.

2nd Segment: Samantha Bidwell at Easy Pay Auto Sales explains why their selection is the best it’s been in a while, along with how lay-a-way works with their cars, and how they can work with pretty much any type of credit.
3rd segment: Sam an our hosts go look at their favorite cars on the lot!
Easy Pay Auto Sales website

4th Segment: Joe Caldart talks about RSD (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), how it’s affected him. He talks about his band (with his kids) and the movie his band wrote a song for that’s a documentary style movie about RSD produced by Bob Marley’s nephew.
Here are links to the people, places, and organizations mentioned during the interview.

Home


Trial By Fire Movie
http://www.9inefootsquirrel.com/
9inefootsquirrel on Facebook

THE LOVE STORY FILM & LIQUOR FOR VALENTINES DAY

Bob Love and JC Guest and John Alexander share some memories along with the project TheLoveStory.com. It’s a chronicle of the Love Family and how much of Rudy Love’s music has not been credited – lots of big names on the project. Listen to find out who!

Our hosts also share a variety of products from Hammond Liquor for Valentine’s day and your upcoming parties.

Shot on location at Mindfire Academy, Wichita, KS. 

 

Hosts: Robin, Michelle, Don, Sean

Topic: For 50 years, Rudy Love and The Love Family have created legendary music alongside the rich and famous. They are revered by icons in the music industry, yet go into any record store and you’ll be lucky if the owner knows their name. It is long overdue to expose the legend. This is The Love Story.

Guests:
Bob Love , JC Guest, John Alexander
To hear music, and see more about the documentary visit the websitewww.thelovestoryfilm.com
If you have photos, film or or other connections to the Love Family that you want to share with the project, please contact the crew through their facebook page here:thelovestoryfilm 


Spotlight on local business: 
Holiday Party drinks at Hammond Liquor! 

WICHITA PACHYDERM CLUB & DES EMPLOYMENT GROUP

Nathan’s back to share updates on the VA scandal here in Wichita and nationwide.
The Pachyderm Club of Wichita shares who their lunch guests are and what they share about local, state and federal government.
Sarah from DES Employment Group tells us how many jobs there really are in the Wichita area and what the process is like.Hosts: Don, Robin, Michelle, Shawn, Seth, and guest host Nathan. Shot on location at Mindfire Academy, Wichita, KS. 

Guest Host: Nathan
Nathan comes back with how he was fired from the VA as a whistle blower. We broke this news, but now it’s gone national!
He outlines again what he uncovered was happening with the scheduling of appointments for veterans and lies that the VA has been hiding behind.Guests:John Stevens & John Todd from the Wichita Pachyderm Club- ongoing political science class. At the club Speakers come in to show and tell what they are doing on the front line of politics.

Website: http://www.wichitapachyderm.net/Pages/default.aspx
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGAurumY1jHug0jZ0jXjWsw
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WichitaPachydermClub

  • KS. Legislature meeting: Jan 6. Sedgwick county courthouse can ask questions, voice concerns.
  • Jan. 7. Wichita st. university. Sed. Co. Delegation meeting (the beggars ball). Open to the public, but public can’t speak. 1pm. alumni center.
  • watch at the 35min. mark to learn more.

Spotlight on Business:
DES Employment Group – 125 s West street – 316-267-9000
Website: http://www.desemploymentgroup.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DES-Employment-Group-427593683998065/?fref=ts

YEAR END LOOK BACK + WICHITA FOOD TRUCKS!

Our hosts talked about their favorite shows from this past year.  Then we get to hear about Wichita’s own food trucks! #ictfoodtrucks

HOSTS: DON, SETH, MICHELLE, ROBIN, JENN, SHAWN . Shot on location at Mindfire Academy, Wichita, KS.


Shot on location at Mindfire Academy, Wichita, KS.
Our hosts talked about their favorite shows from this past year. Some of which are linked to below. 

  1. VA scandal
  2. Bullying
  3. Solar energy
  4. Human Trafficking
  5. Wheel of Fortune Ranch

Special guests from our Wichita Food Trucks came to tell us about what they cook, how they’ve grown in the ICT and where to find them.
Find out more about them below.

Wichita Food Trucks – Linea B
PopUp Food Park 
The Flying Stove _ jeff
Funky Monkey Munchies
Mr. Natural Soul Kitchen – farm to truck (organic, natural, local produce)!