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June 18: Father's Day Family Food Fest 2017

Jun 16, 2017

The Local Take welcomes Rick Joyner to speak about the 2017 Family Food Fest in honor of Father's Day.

The celebration started by Diane Larche is celebrating  its third year.

Rick explains that fathers from celebrity chefs to backyard grill masters come together to prepare food for the community. This family focused event incudes a Kid's Zone, Health Pavilion and even Junior Chefs.

Expect appearances from celebrities, cooking Demos by Chef Tregaye Fraser, Food Network Star Champion 2016 and Chef Jasmine Stewart, Master Chef Jr. Champ 2017 and more!  

Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK,  I speak with Dr. Aaron Anderson and Dr. Monica Parker from the Emory Healthy Aging and Emory Brain Health Centers. Dr. Aaron Anderson, Asst. Professor of Neurology at the Emory University College of Medicine speaks about healthy aging and using research to understand what factors can be intervened for better outcomes.

The Local Take speaks with Ron McIntyre, the playwright, and Paris Crayton III, the director of the new production A Piece of My Mind - A Group of Black Men and Boys Speak

The gentlemen explain that while the play is made up of monologues they come together in the form of one story. The production begins on Father's Day weekend at the Performance Factory.

June 3: The Local Take Discusses The Opioid Epidemic

Jun 3, 2017
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Join us on The Local Take on 91.9 WCLK Saturday, June 3 at 7:00 a.m. as we discuss opioids. The opioid addiction crisis in America has been all over the news, from obituaries of average people to celebrities to overdose prevention measures by first responders. After attending last month's Opioid Prevention Summit hosted by Dekalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, I reached out to one of the presenters to share information with our listeners. Dr. Patrice Harris is the Chair of the Board of the American Medical Association. Dr.

Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, Director of Counseling and Disability Services at Clark Atlanta University, joins us to speak about mental health awareness month. Dr. Joy created TherapyForBlackGirls.com to encourage mental wellness for Black women and girls. 

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