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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 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.

A Community Affair
(Feb 27, 2012) Play Dowanload

State Senator Fred Madden joined host EJ Campbell to discuss Madden's position as Vice Chair on the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee. Madden outlined his position on the committee and initiatives they are working on including cardiac care. Also, state unemployment and local projects contributing to job growth in New Jersey. Finally, Senator Madden described the Vet to Vet Hotline and feedback from the project.

A Community Affair
(Feb 20, 2012) Play Dowanload

Director of the Gloucester County Freeholder Board, Bob Damminger joined host EJ Campbell to discuss the goings on in Gloucester County. Damminger discussed the balancing of the budget for this year as well as "doing more with less." He also mentioned his best aspects as a freeholder director. Finally, Damminger detailed the economic and educational developments in Gloucester County

A Community Affair
(Feb 13, 2012) Play Dowanload

Regina Williams of Parents Anonymous of New Jersey, a parent-lead non-profit organization, joined host EJ Campbell. Williams detailed her own personal story with the organization as well as how it was founded. In honor of February being National Parent Leadership Month, Williams described special events celebrating this month. For more information on volunteering or finding a meeting, log onto http://www.pa-of-nj.org/ or call 1-800-THE-KIDS.

A Community Affair
(Feb 06, 2012) Play Dowanload

Philadelphia broadcasting legend Dan Baker graduated from Glassboro State College in 1968 with a degree in teaching. In 1972 he joined the Philadelphia Phillies and served as on-field for 5 world series. He also announced events for the the Philadelphia Eagles, professional wrestling and stunt shows. Also a broadcaster, director and HOFer of big 5 Basketball, Rowan will honor Baker on February 10, 2012, with the Daniel E. Baker College of Communication Broadcasting Scholarship.

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