Highlights TV Show Features UC Leadership Symposium & Charleston SeafoodFest


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Highlights: From the Heart of Our Community, 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 September 18, 2017 – September 25, 2017 ‘highlights’ the University of Charleston’s Nexus of Leadership Symposium & the Seafood Nutrition Partnership’s SeafoodFest in Charleston, WV.
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We interviewed Louie Gaunch of UC about their upcoming Nexus of Leadership Symposium scheduled for September 25-26, 2017 on the campus of the University of Charleston. The opening session focuses on Responsible Leadership with Major Ben Brooks. A panel discussion afterwards with local and regional experts dive deep into Emergency Response, the Addiction Crisis, Healthcare Application and Educating our Military.
The evening concludes in the UC Ballroom with dinner and featured speaker, US Naval Academy Grad, NBA Hall of Famer, Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, & Entrepreneur, David Robinson.
Day two of the conference, Tuesday, September 26th, features presentations on: Economic Development, Mentoring our Youth, and Responsible Leadership.
For ticket and registration information, contact Louie at 304-412-1263.
We also interviewed Andy Richardson, Charleston, WV City Council member and advocate for Seafood Nutrition Partnership.
Andy spoke passionately about his 3-year affiliation with the National Seafood Nutrition Partnership. Charleston, WV is one of 8 United States markets participating in this program. The Seafood Nutrition Partnership conducts grassroots public health educational programs in these markets. They were chosen in order educate citizens about the health benefits of seafood and how to include it more frequently into daily meals.
The hope is to get Charlestonians and West Virginians to take the Healthy Heart Pledge and commit to eating seafood at least 2 times per week.
Andy also talked about the exciting Charleston SeafoodFest scheduled for September 30, 2017 from 11:00 – 3:00 at the Charleston Capitol Market.
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This is a FREE family event with seafood samples, Omega 3 testing, fish oil giveaway, children’s activities and the opportunity to win a $100 gift certificate to the Tidewater Grille. They will also be registering folks for the Healthy Heart Pledge.
Mark you calendar for September 30th!
And don’t forget to #Seafood2xWkCRW with all your social media posts regarding this movement.
If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.

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