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Radio Show #86 – Gary Mayotte, The Village Food Mart

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in Hampden, The Village Food Mart continues to delight a loyal customer base!
Owner-operator, Gary Mayotte reflects on this labor of love and the past three decades.
Gary talks with Brad on the store’s continued success in the shadow of the mega food store chains!

Radio Show #84 – Jordan Goodman
“America’s Money Answers Man”

Jordan Goodman returns Pioneer Valley Radio, with an in-depth look at the Fed’s next rate increase. Find out what it means to small business loans, car loans, etc. AND… help for those coping with soaring student loan debt.

“America’s Money Answers Man” is heard exclusively in Western Mass. on Pioneer Valley Radio!

Radio Show #82 – Kathy Picard

Author Kathy Picard tells her own very personal story of childhood sex abuse in an unflinching memoir Life With My Idiot Family.

In a candid conversation with Brad Shepard, Kathy reveals her motivation for sharing this most intimate story.

 

Radio Show #80 – Kevin Whitehead
Air Control Services

Meet Kevin Whitehead, the coolest guy in town!

Kevin Whitehead of  Air Control Services, is the guy to call – just in time to keep you cool in the coming summer heat!

What to do to get your system ready for the season?

How to run it at the most cost-effective efficiency?

These questions and more with Kevin, in this special Pioneer Valley Radio conversation!

 

Radio Show #79 – Jordan Goodman, “America’s Money Answers Man”

New bubbles – the student loan bubble and the auto loan bubble!
Are they out of control?
Is there something you can do about them?
Indeed there is… get the latest survival information from “America’s Money Answers Man,” Jordan Goodman.

Exclusively on Pioneer Valley Radio!

Radio Show #78 – Bill Collins @ The Center Square Grill in East Longmeadow

In the Western Mass. world of restaurants, the Center Square Grill in East Longmeadow can only be regarded as a “hit!” Owner-operator Bill Collins joins Brad in a conversation about this most challenging business and how success may be created!

Center Square Grill • 84 Center Square • East Longmeadow, MA 01028
(413) 525-0055

Radio Show # 77 – Berkshire Film and Media
Collaborative’s “A DAY 2 PLAY”

Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) is proud to partner with Vitec Videocom to bring their nationally touring “Roadshow” to the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place on Friday, May 12th, from 11:30 to 6:30pm. This will be BFMC’s 4th Film and Media Exchange – “A DAY 2 PLAY” – with workshops and an exhibit hall showcasing the latest in production equipment! The event will focus on cost-effective production techniques designed for anyone in broadcasting, filmmaking, photography, communications and marketing.

The Exchange also includes lunch, keynote speech and networking opportunities with others in the industry.

Diane Pearlman, Executive Director of BFMC, joins Brad Shepard in a conversation to present all the facets of this event!

Radio Show #76 – Jordan Goodman,
“America’s Money Answers Man”

In his April visit on Pioneer Valley Radio, Jordan outlines seesawing interest rates and how they affect investments, retail and jobs.

Also, a report on credit card debt in America exceeding the one trillion dollar mark (!)

And, as always, Jordan presents ideas and possible strategies to cope.

Radio Show #75 – Don Anderson

Meet Don Anderson – Attorney, East Longmeadow Town councilman and owner of The Cruise Store. Interview conducted by Brad Shepard.

Radio Show #74 – Attorney
Christopher S. Todd

Attorney Todd started his own law practice in Springfield  in 2003, after graduating from Western New England College (now University) School of Law. His office handles criminal, personal injury and general litigation matters. Matthew B. Harrison discusses Attorney Todd’s practice, the rebirth of Springfield, and a few extra points of civic pride.

Radio Show #73 – D.A. Anthony Gulluni – STOP THE SWERVE!

Hampton county D.A. Anthony Gulluni has launched a public service campaign dedicated to highlighting the dangers of impaired driving for young drivers.

A billboard competition and prizes are included!

Here, the District Attorney gives Brad Shepard all the information to… STOP THE SWERVE!

Radio Show #72- Hampden County Sheriff
Nick Cocchi

In an exclusive conversation with Brad Shepard, newly-minted Sheriff of Hampden County Nick Cocchi reflects on his first days in office; his plans, challenges and position on issues inside and outside of prison walls.

From the opioid epidemic to the politics of corrections in Western Mass., here is Sheriff Cocchi at his most candid.

Radio Show # 71 – Rick Rubin, Columnist, Wilbraham-Hampden Times

Meet Rick Rubin – writer, producer, chef and columnist.

In this conversation with Brad, Rick talks about his running column in the Wilbraham-Hampden Times, “Suburban Living”… musings on life in Western Mass.

Radio Show #70 – Kevin Lynn

Growing skills, advancing careers, and equipping the Western Mass. job seeker with the required skills to succeed; FutureWorks Career Center in Springfield serves the workforce and the business community alike!

For anyone looking for work, or for a business looking for the right employee, Executive Director Kevin Lynn explains the myriad of services available at FutureWorks.

Radio Show # 69 – Becky Isaacson

Special guest Becky Isaacson, Director of Music, is the musical force behind the massive and imposing theatrical event, The Boar’s Head Festival, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Springfield!​

Hear the inner workings of this huge undertaking… from the costumes and the music to the the camels, horses and goats.  It’s all here!

Radio Show # 68 – Peter Daboul

A Conversation with Peter Daboul
Michael Harrison talks with the retired Executive VP/CIO of  MassMutual.