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Spotlight with Laurie Hardie

Each week host Laurie Hardie brings you the issues affecting the Pacific Northwest and the people making a difference in our community and sometimes beyond. Expect compelling conversations with local leaders and influencers. Spotlight is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health, mental health, and the environment.

Latest Episodes

Update 3 Spotlight

Mirza from Hungry Hearts Foundation has offered to help you build a food program for kids who have free and reduced lunch, for when they are not at school. Like…

Bonus Short Spotlighting Corona Virus

Some facts on the Corona Virus, including hand washing and elbow bumping. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html https://www.doh.wa.gov/ Important websites to get information. A video and pamphlet for kids! Just For Kids: A Comic…

Spotlighting Special Olympics

This week we hear from Mike Day, a Fire Investigator and a volunteer with Special Olympics Washington. Mike’s involvement comes through the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Campaign for Special…

Spotlighting beerole.com

This week we hear from Igor Casapooh who is the founder of beerole.com where they are hoping to donate 2000 bees in 2020. We have heard the news that our…

Spotlighting February American Heart Month

This week we hear from Monique and Dr. Susie Woo Ambassadors for the American Heart Association. February is Heart Health Awareness month. It’s all about life style and with taking…

Spotlighting Life Center NW Organ Donations

This week we hear from Kevin O’Connor CEO of Life Center Northwest. He debunks some myths about organ donation, as well as sharing new technology making donations more successful. You…

Spotlighting Step By Step and Farm 12

This week we hear from Krista Linden with Step By Step. She started Step by Step 23 years ago to come beside at risk pregnant women to help them deliver…

Spotlighting the US Census

This week we hear from Toby Nelson the Media Liaison for the U.S. Census Bureau covering Washington State. As you may know, the Census determines how 650 billion dollars per…