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A Community Affair

A weekly show focusing on community issues that impact the residents of Gloucester County and South Jersey. Airs Mondays at 5:00 p.m
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A Community Affair
(Apr 30, 2012) Play Dowanload

In the first half of a special Community Affair, host E.J. Campbell speaks with Elaine Petrosino from Lifestyles Support Incorporated. Petrosino explained what the nonprofit group does as well as her role. In the second half of the program Assistant Public Affairs Director Tyler Mulvey spoke with Christina Magglietta of the Make a Wish Foundation of New Jersey to discuss how wishes are funded as well as how many wishes the organization grants a year.

A Community Affair
(Apr 30, 2012) Play Dowanload

New Jersey State Senator Fred Madden joins WGLS-FM Public Affairs Director EJ Campbell to discuss numerous topics going on at the state legislative level. Senator Madden updates listeners on the epilepsy task force, high school cardiac health awareness, Memorial Day, veterans issues and senior guardianship.

A Community Affair
(Apr 23, 2012) Play Dowanload

Grace Hanlon, executive director of the New Jersey division of travel and tourism, joined host E.J. Campbell to discuss various touring locations in New Jersey. Hanlon mentioned tourism trends in the state mentioning different tourist hot-spots throughout New Jersey and the distances people travel to visit our state--some as far as Canada. Finally, Hanlon outlined family friendly activities in Camden. For more information, log onto vistnj.org.

A Community Affair
(Apr 16, 2012) Play Dowanload

Michael Rossenbaum, author of "Six Tires, No Plan: The Impossible Journey of the Most Inspirational Leader That (Almost) Nobody Knows" joined host E.J. Campbell to discuss the life and business of Bruce Halle, the creator of Discount Tire. Halle, who was over $17,000 in debt when he opened Discount Tire over 50 years ago, is the epitome of the American Dream, with over 800 Discount Tire stores open throughout the country.

A Community Affiar
(Apr 09, 2012) Play Dowanload

Host EJ Campbell spoke with Gary Salmon, director of Family Promise, and Rosemary Parker, coordinator for Trinity United Methodist Church in Mullica Hill, on the charitable work done by Family Promise. Salmon spoke about the history of Family Promise as well as how people can volunteer. Later, Parker discussed her role as a coordinator. For more information on how to volunteer, log onto familypromisegc.org.

A Community Affair
(Apr 02, 2012) Play Dowanload

With tax season underway, Diane Bassunder of the IRS joined host EJ Campbell to give insight on how one can get the most out of their tax return. In addition, she explained the Earned Income Tax Credit program. Finally, the issue of tax scams was brought up and how to avoid them.

A Community Affair
(Mar 26, 2012) Play Dowanload

Gloucester County Freeholders Heather Simmons, Lyman Barnes and Adam Taliaferro joined host EJ Campbell for an update on their term as freeholders. First, the freeholders discussed the county budget and how Gloucester County operates in more of a business manner compared with other counties. Later, the process of lowering the cost of higher education was brought up. Further additions to Rowan Boulevard and Rowan University were mentioned as well.

A Community Affair
(Mar 19, 2012) Play Dowanload

Pete Leibman, author of I Got My Dream Job And So Can You! 7 Steps To Creating Your Ideal Career After College joined host EJ Campbell to discuss Leibman's personal success story and tips for students to help them land their dream job. Leibman also noted that despite the down economy, it is still possible to get your dream job, and urges job seekers to look for people and connections rather than a job listing. More information can be found at bestcareerbook.com

A Community Affair
(Mar 12, 2012) Play Dowanload

With Saint Patrick's Day right around the corner, host EJ Campbell talked with Sean Pender, president of the New Jersey Ancient order of Hibernians. Pender explained how he got involved with the group as well as their values and goals. In addition, Pender discussed keeping the Irish culture in a positive light, detailing a conflict with popular clothing outlet Urban Outfitters.

A Community Affair
(Mar 05, 2012) Play Dowanload

Paul Deagle, the coordinator of the Delaware challenge of Operation Warm, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing new jackets to children in need. Operation Warm currently provides jackets to 33 states and has just donated it's one millionth jacket. Deagle spoke about the organization's history, what one can do to get involved, events and the next step for Operation Warm. For more information, log onto operationwarm.org.

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