First, Llyod Wheeler of History Alive productions comes on as Benjamin Franklin to help us celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Then, Dr Christian Hubicki of the FAMU / FSU School of Engineering joins us to talk about advances in robotics and what sort of life improvements we can look forward to as the science progresses.
FSU Baseball plays Arkansas Saturday night at 7:00 in Game 2 of the College World Series in Omaha. Seminoles.com sportswriter and host of our own “Linafelt Sports Report” Tim Linafelt will talk with Brien from Ameritrade Park in Omaha about the amazing turnaround of FSU in post-season play. The significance of their appearance is further underscored by the fact that head coach Mike “11” Martin will cap a 40-year head coaching career at Florida State in 2019 after announcing in June the upcoming season will be his last leading the Seminoles. Martin became the all-time winningest coach in college baseball history in 2018.
June 15 marks the sixth annual observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder Care Services CEO Mark Baldino will talk with Brien about the key indicators to watch for when elder abuse is suspected and how this vital organization is intervening through its many programs, services and initiatives to care for our seniors and enhance the quality of life for all of us.
The transformation of Tallahassee from old to new is opening up opportunities for economic expansion and a more comprehensive effort to include a diversity of people in the workforce.
Office of Economic Vitality Director Cristina Paredes will talk with Brien about the collaboration of her team with local agencies, educational institutions, and other stakeholders who are invested in this enterprise.
Any informed understanding of Tallahassee’s economic growth potential must include the realization that our cultural and social development is a vital component in this process. Our natural environment is a powerful asset in that regard offering residents and visitors a rich array of settings and activities.
Leon County Parks and Recreation Director Leigh Davis will talk with Brien about the many trails, boat ramps, parks, and amenities the County has created and has in the works.