By John Ralston
Ralston RadioJan 21, 2021
Sabrina Fallah, Rock artist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Sabrina Fallah is a rock artist from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. A natural on stage with her polished vocals to her guitar playing, this talented singer-songwriter has a powerful voice and a lot of personality. We chat about everything from working with famous record production companies to the fact that it is National Squirrel Day..
Bev Weinberg, Integrate for Good
The mission of Integrate for Good is to create opportunities for people of all abilities to contribute their talent through inclusive volunteerism, community leadership, and competitive employment.
Michael Price, MarketUS, https://www.marketus.com
Have you ever considered offering your product to the government? Michael Price and MarketUS helps companies sort through the mounds of red tape to get your company included as a preferred GSA vendor. MarketUS has a streamlined electronic process that GSA seems to love and you can be on the that list in no time. The alternative? Hire a kid and have him work all year on it. I was one of those kids in the 90s, and the process was grueling. Visit https://www.marketus.com/ and have MarketUS do it.
Karen Lauria Saillant, International Opera Theater, https://internationaloperatheater.org
Every summer for the last 16 years, the picturesque Italian town of Citta’ delia Pieve, (located between Rome and Florence), has hosted Karen Lauria Saillant’s opera festival where guests were treated first-hand to beautiful world premiere Italian operas; a staggering 16 world premiere operas in 16 years with artists coming from more than 75 countries. She has created new works in 21 theaters in Italy and the US.
Bob Young, Young Family Productions
Bob Young of Young Family Productions has an exciting documentary in the works exploring genetic histories and family trees for people who’s ancestors originated in Europe. First stop: IRELAND. In fact, Bob Young will be taking over Ireland’s Twitter account (with permission). Bob Young, Young Family Productions
Horticulturist and Arborist Eva Monheim, https://www.evamonheim.com/
Author, podcaster and professional horticulturist Eva Monheim shares the importance of caring for trees, hedges and foliage of all types. Did you know that most trees communicate underground through their root systems to their tree neighbors? Follow Eva Monheim and perhaps purchase her book
Bridget Leary, The Giving Tree, https://givingtreefamilies.org
Bridget Leary started The Giving Tree - non-profit organization educating children to spread kindness and give back to those in need through hands-on service projects. The charity targets families with school-aged children to teach the priceless lessons of giving through hands-on projects. Children can learn wonderful lessons as they offer their time and energy. Their hope is that this spirit of giving will grow with the children, as they become the community leaders of tomorrow. https://givingtreefamilies.org/
Barry Dougherty, Harmony Theater
Harmony Theater began in 1994 as a performing arts collaborative for adults with disabilities, a population who needed community interaction activities. My good friend Barry Dougherty has been the artistic director at Harmony Theater for 19 years and is just one of those selfless people that helps regain your faith in humanity. Please support them and come see a show post Covid. Every show I see makes me glad I support them! Read more and DONATE at https://www.harmonytheaterinc.com/