The Local Take With Kiplyn Primus

Coming up Saturday morning at 8:00 on The Local Take on WCLK I speak with Stephanie Jackson, Education Specialist with LifeLink Foundation about the need for organ donors. Ms. Jackson explains that LifeLink assists the more than 5,000 citizens in our state in need of organ, tissue or eye transplants.  She tells us that an organ donor can assist 8 people with life. Tissue and eye donors can assist up to 75 people to make their lives better. 

This week on The Local Take I spoke with Becky Raffalovich with Atlanta's Dogwood Festival about the Annual High School Art Exhibition. The 82nd Annual Dogwood Festival is taking place April 13 - 15 at Piedmont Park.  The festival will begin at 12noon on Friday, April 13 and run through  Sunday, April 15 at 6pm. WCLK will be broadcasting live from the festival on Saturday and Sunday April 14 and 15, so come by our tent and say hello.

Saturday morning at 8:00 on The Local Take on WCLK I speak with Camille Ziegler, President of the Atlanta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta about their upcoming Celebration of Excellence. Ms. Ziegler explains that this year's event taking place on April 14th will celebrate "Excellence" in diverse disciplines with a focus on Justice Reform. 

This week on The Local Take I speak with Chef Ashley Keyes of C. H. O. I. C. E. S. (Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully). Chef Ashley explains how the organization grew out of an informal club started by her parents and the parents of a few friends to assist the teens as they approached and defined their relationship with food. 

Saturday, March 24 at 8:00 AM on The Local Take on Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I'll explore a recent phenomenon of African Americans returning to the African continent.  I talked with Dr. Sharita Yazid about her repatriation to Ghana. She shares the mistakes people make when they move and how to do it the right way.  It is estimated that over 3,000 African Americans now reside in Accra, the capital of Ghana.

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