Archive for February, 2014

This week’s show – Sitt’n by the fire

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Break the record by 10 degrees?

That’s right, tonight may break the record for the coldest temperature for February 28, by a whopping 10 degrees, and Saturday is March 1. N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts will be live studio this Saturday regardless of the weather.

Joining us in hour #1 will be Jerry Regier, national spokesperson for Water4 a worldwide organization drilling wells in different parts of the world where access to clean water is a major health concern for the local population. Not only is Water4 drilling wells but they have invented new, inexpensive, and long lasting equipment to empower the locals to their own work, tune into hear about this unique project.

In hour #2 our California expert, Andy Caldwell we be joining us with some crazy California stories. The California drought, California poverty, and California regulations that make it almost impossible for people to do new construction of any kind on their own land. Many times these crazy ideas make their way to Ohio.

The program starts at 9:00 am. and can be heard locally at AM1470 WLQR, and is streamed live on the internet at and also on I-Heart Radio.

Be sure to mark your calendars for a historic broadcast in just 2 weeks live from Jerusalem, Israel on A Firm Foundation, titled: “Foundation of Civilization”. We already have 2 scholarly guests that will weigh in on ancient history that helped shape America’s values and legal system.

Last week’s show – The House & Home

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Pictured with Rick are some of the guests from last week’s show from the House & Home show at Seagate Center. Chris Thornberry, Harold Rooks, and Aaron Valentine.

This week’s show – A messy spring?

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Somehow we knew after the winter weather we have had so far, the transition to spring was going to be messy. But someday soon it will all be behind us, and new construction will take center stage.

This Saturday is the House & Home Show, at Seagate Center in downtown Toledo. The late winter show features many of the new products you’ll want to incorporate into your new home, or add to your existing home with a remodel project.

For the 13th year in a row, A Firm Foundation will be on the floor Saturday morning at the Gordon Lumber Design Gallery set to bring you many of the show’s stars, like Andersen Windows, Indoor Comfort Systems, and Enersol Insulation.

The show starts at 9:00 am. live on TalkRadio 1470, streamed live on the internet at: and also live on I-Heart Radio.

Mark your calendars now for Saturday March 15, a historic event on A Firm Foundation as Rick and Jackie broadcast live from Jerusalem, Israel. The theme of this show is, “the foundation of civilization”.

Last week’s show – Good advice about love!

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Pictured with Jackie last week in the studio is local family councilor Susan Swayze. Lot’s of good advice about love!

This week’s show – Love is in the air!

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and Saturday on A Firm Foundation the topic will be love! Joining us live in studio will be local family councilor Susan Swayze. The mail focus for the morning will be on family love, and care of the elderly, and romantic love with do’s and don’ts for a healthy love life!    

The show starts at 9:00 am. and is heard locally at TalkRadio1470. The program is streamed live at and also on I-Heart radio.

After last week’s show at the B.G.S.U. Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Rick and Jackie attended the big social event that evening. The theme for the evening was advance to go, and do not stop at jail, except to visit as is seen here in this picture.    

Prepare for March 15!

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Mark your calendars now for the historic broadcast of A Firm Foundation Radio show on Saturday March 15, live from the Olive Tree Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel. Much international preparation is on going with two exceptional feature guests from Israel scheduled to appear with N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts, now over 13 years in local talk radio!  

This week’s show – The winter that will not quit!

Friday, February 7th, 2014

It’s that time of the year, #1 social event of the year Saturday night, the Annual Chamber Awards Dinner at the Bowen Thompson Student Union. N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts will be there live on Saturday morning, when the Committee is setting up for the big event and two feature guests will join us live on the show. Paul Walker, personal banker from Union Bank will try give us insight into credit and how it’s calculated? Some think it’s more secretive than medical records.

Joining us in the second hour is Wood County Commissioner, Dr. Doris Herringshaw. Dr. Doris has just completed her first year as Wood County’s second woman Commissioner, and she is working on several special projects including a new initiative in Wood County, “Good Jobs Project”. A project that works with people training for good paying jobs that don’t require college, and save people from running up debt for a college education.

There will be others on site on Saturday morning that may join in on the show, so tune in beginning at 9:00 am. to Talkradio1470 WLQR, or live on the internet at or I-Heart Radio.

Snow piles in Slippery Elm Hollow

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Last week’s show – Vinyl Siding

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Pictured from last week’s program on vinyl siding, manufactured right here in N. W. Ohio, our regional representative for Stylecrest, Roy Vestal.