Highlights is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.
The show is a collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, Suddenlink Communications, and Jim Strawn & Company.
The show airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.
The show airing October 25, 2021 – November 1, 2021 features the Childhood Language Center.
We interviewed Megan Cutlip, Executive Director, of the Childhood Language Center.
She talked about their mission and purpose.
Their Center strives to help children communicate better, teaches parents the skills to work with their children at home, and lessens the financial burdens placed upon parents and guardians to provide specialized services for their children.
All of their speech therapists are licensed by the state and certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Their programs include: Speech disorderrs, Language Disorders, Hearing Impairments, Voice, Swallowing, and other impairments.
They have 4 therapists that handle of caseload of about 130 students.
Located in Charleston, WV, they provide services to a large catchment area.
Funding is primarily secured from donations from the community. They have 3 big fundraisers a year.
Tennis tournament, the Firecracker 5K and the ever-popular Mac n Cheese Cook Off.
This year Mac n Cheese is set for November 6, 2021 from 11:00 – 2:00 at the Capitol Market.
Megan hopes for about 20 vendors serving up some delicious hot macaroni and cheese dishes.
The Center hopes to raise about $40,000 with the event.
Call 304-342-7852 to learn more.
If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756