Archive for June, 2010

This week’s show – Crosby Festival of the Arts

Friday, June 25th, 2010

This Saturday A Firm Foundation will broadcast live from one of the best art festivals in the mid-west, the 45th Crosby Festival of the Arts, from the Toledo Botanical Gardens, in West Toledo.

The Festival will feature over 250 artists from across the U.S. displaying 10 different mediums. The art show is open to the public on Saturday and Sunday, the radio show begins on Saturday at 9:00 am. on AM1470 Ticket to your community. Our show will feature several artists along with others from the Toledo Botanical Gardens.

The show is also podcast for your convenience at: “foundation” in the search bar, anytime afternoon on Saturday.

From last week’s show – Metro Parks 5K Run

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Pictured with Rick and Jackie on the front porch of the Manor House at Wildwood Preserve is Don Rettig, Director of the Toledo Metro Parks, Don had just completed the Metro Parks 5K run, hence the number on his shirt.

This week’s show – Wildwood Preserve Metropark

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Dear Friends and Family

This week A Firm Foundation continues summer festivals around N.W. Ohio with a visit to Wildwood Preserve Metropark, just off Central Avenue in Toledo. Broadcasting live from the Manor House right in the heart of the Park. The Metro Parks are sponsoring their 5K run.

We will be joined by Scott Carpenter and others from the Toledo Metro Parks. In case you didn’t know it, Toledo has some of the most diverse parks in the U.S. from the marshes along Lake Erie to the Oak Openings region.

Tune in at 9:00 am. to AM 1470. If you miss the show live, there is a podcast available for your convenience at

From last week’s show – Wood County Hospital

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Pictured with Rick and Jackie from last week’s show is Dr. Peter Lalor, director of bariatric surgery at Wood Co. Hospital.

This week’s show – 6/12

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Dear Friends and Family

This Saturday A Firm Foundation moves onto the next summer festival, Wood County Heritage Days, life from the Historical Museum on County Home Road. Along with Kelli Kling will be Dr. Peter Lalor from Wood Co. Hospital, discussing bariatric surgery, of which Wood Co. hospital leads the nation in procedures.

Erin Hachtel, will discuss the Wood Co. program, “No Wrong Door” and Wood Co. Commissioner, Tim Brown will update us on the tornado disaster. The show begins at 9:00 am. on AM1470, “ticket to your community”.

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From last week’s show – Old West End

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Last week we spent the morning at the Old West End Festival on the front porch at Mansion View Inn, with John Kasich, Republican Candidate for Ohio Governor this November!
jobs! jobs! jobs!

This week’s show – 6/5

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Dear Friends and Family

Concerned about the economy in Ohio? Did you know there is an election in just 4 months for a new Governor?

This Saturday live and in person on A Firm Foundation will be the Republican candidate for Governor of Ohio,  John Kasich.   We have a full list of questions for John,  as you know we have been out front with economic issues here in Ohio for over a year now!

John will be on live about 9:30 am. till about 10:15,  the rest of the time we will be talking about the Old West End Festival in the heart of the Old West End of Toledo,  live on the front porch of Mansion View Inn on Collingwood.

Tune into   AM1470   Ticket to your Community,

Energy Star Open House

Friday, June 4th, 2010

613 Jacqueline Place

Sunday June 6th from 1:30 to 4:00 will be an Energy Star Open house at 613 Jacqueline Place,   Slippery Elm Hollow.

After a two year energy study here are the results:
624 Jacqueline, $59
621 Jacqueline $57
617 Jacqueline $66.

From last week’s show – Memorial Day Poker Run

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Pictured from last weeks show with Jackie, is Lt. Sue Gavron of Central Joint Fire District, and Sean Brennan, of Jim Palmer Excavating, last week’s Memorial Day Poker Run put Central Joint over $10,000 in five years of giving to MS.