Hosted by Jane Wernette, the latest episode of Spotlight features:
1)Naperville Baseball Association, founded in 1955 to provide an outlet for youth baseball teams to play and enjoy the sport that they love. Now in its 64th continuous season, styles, equipment and participation may have changed, but the mission has not.
2)Naperville YMCAs, through a variety of programs and services focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Naperville YMCAs unites men, women and children. These programs, regardless of age, income or background, aim to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support our neighbors.
3)U of I Extension 4-H Youth Development, a flagship program administered through the College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
On the latest episode of Business Connection, host Liz Spencer, chats with:
1) Nutrition HeartBeat - A full service sports nutrition company that works with adults, adolescents, and teams run by Dr. Laurie Schubert, sports dietitian.
2)Codeverse Naperville - Whether your child is a beginner or an experienced coder, our curriculum is designed for kids of all skill levels.
3)i9 Sports - We provide a youth sports experience unlike any other in America. Research has shown that the number one reason kids play sports is to have fun. It is not surprising then, that the number one reason they quit playing sports is because they stop enjoying it.
All aboard the Illinois Suffrage Special! Zachary Michael Jack takes you back in time to 1913 in his original play, Votes for Women! The play made its debut at North Central College as part of Illinois’ Bicentennial celebration.
This historical drama features a Chicago Tribune reporter and three extraordinary women bound for Washington DC. Their only goal is to fight for equality in the Land of Lincoln. These women include Virginia Brooks, Belle Squire and Ida B. Wells-Barnet. For historical accuracy, the performance uses direct quotes from My Battle with Vice by Virginia Brooks, The Woman Movement in America by Belle Squire, and The Red Record by Ida B. Wells.
The heart-racing thrills of last year's The Wife Between Us kicks in again in the authors' new novel, An Anonymous Girl. Meet authors Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen at Anderson's Bookshop with their smart, surprising and suspenseful new book.
Join Kim White as she interviews workplace futurist and author Marti Konstant about the principle of Career Agility and the Gig Economy. What’s that? You don’t know what a workplace futurist is? Or you don’t know what “Career Agility” and/or “The Gig Economy” are? If you don’t find out, chances are, Marti asserts, you will be left in the dust and fall into the trap of becoming irrelevant. From what to do with your “Backlog of Ideas,” to “A/B Testing,” to once and for all finding out what your “personal brand” really is and how to make the most of it, Marti Konstant has a lot to teach you about flexibility and strategies you can employ now in today’s quickly changing economy.
The Sandwich Generation: It's what your children and your parents have in common, if you’re a Mom with school-age children and aging parents. On this episode of the Naperville Mom’s Network, the Moms talk with Dennise Vaughn of Homewatch CareGivers about being part of the sandwich-generation.
Moms, Dating, and Relationships
Moms, Dating, and Relationships - whether you are a new mom or an empty nester, a busy mom to active teens or a divorced mom navigating the dating waters, there are a lot of great ways to make sure you are taking time for yourselves and your husbands or partners! On this episode the Moms share their thoughts and experiences on Moms and Dating.
Guest: Dennise Vaughn - Homewatch Care Givers
Dr. Cathy Subber
What Role Does Creativity Play in Your Workplace?
And what does creativity in the workplace mean? Host Nicki Anderson and her guests explore how to develop a culture that encourages creativity, no matter what the type of business.
For more information about the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and what it offers its members, visit their website at: Naperville.net
Nicki Anderson, President & CEO, Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
Kevin Bognar- Senior Executive – Microsoft
Lauren Urban – COO – Youtech Creative
Arthur Zards - LabZ & TedX Naperville
In the 1840’s, the Stenger family came to Naperville from Germany and began a brewery. Located at Franklin Avenue between Webster and Main, the Stenger Brewery was known to produce up to 17,000 barrels of beer a year. Brothers, John and Nick Stenger, founded the brewery and this documentary takes a look at the role beer played in society; and how the brewery contributed to the development of Naperville.