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Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles & Glenn Harrison from the Strand Center for the Arts

You’re listening to Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson.  This week’s guests are Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles, along with Glenn Harrison who is the President of the Board of Directors for the Strand Center for the Arts. Mayor Coles talks about the diversity of Lakewood, First Energy park, Home of The Blueclaws  minor league baseball team,…

Glenn Harrison Strand Center for the Arts

It’s more with Glenn Harrison, President of the Board of Directors for the Strand Center for the Arts.  You don’t want to miss the 96th Holiday Celebration.  All proceeds from this event go toward the preservation of the Strand. Tours are available, and the rich history of the theater is told, with many famous acts…

Mike Bucca Ocean's Harbor House part 1

Welcome to this weekend's Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson and today's guest is Mike Bucca, director of marketing of Ocean's Harbor House.  Ocean's Harbor House began as a grass roots organization in 1985 by a concerned group of parents who were concerned about the homeless youths in Toms River/Ocean County. Thirty years later, it…

Mike Bucca Ocean's Harbor House part 2

It's more with Mike Bucca, director of marketing for Ocean's Harbor House.  Did you know Oceans Harbor House relies on grants from the federal and state level as well as the generosity of the surrounding communities?  Each year, a bike ride is held where participants ride hundreds of miles to help raise funds to provide…

Simone Tellini POAC Autism Services part 1

It's Around Ocean County and this week's guest is Simone Tellini of POAC Autism Services, a non profit organization dedicated to educating the public on the many ways we can better serve the Autism community.  Simone discusses how POAC grew from a small grass roots group of parents meeting to address the difficulties and setbacks…

Simone Tellini POAC Autism Services part 2

This weekend's show continues with Simone Tellini from POAC Autism Services.  Support groups and recreational family events are also held throughout the year all across New Jersey and POAC has found that through these many services, families find support for themselves and their autistic children. The autistic young adults are also guided and taught throughout…

Jimmy Roland BC Express Toys For Tots

It's Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson from 100.1 WJRZ and today, Lisa talks to Jimmy Roland from BC Express.   BC Express is partnering wih Carrier, U.S. Marine Reserves and the Toys for Tots program to help collect toys for children who aren't waking up to anything on Christmas morning.   Join them Saturday December 15th…

Vince Bandille & George Cameron Strand Theatre

Vince Bandille and George Cameron join Lisa Anderson to talk about their broadway musical show called "Three Egg creams",  a story of one man's lessons in life, loss and love with 1 actor, 5 characters, inspired by and featuring the timeless music of the legendary Lou Christie.  Whether you grew up on University Avenue in…

Pat Donahue People's Pantry part 1

It's Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson and special guest, Pat Donahue, Executive director and founder of the People's Pantry. The People's pantry is a 501C3 Organization formed in Ocean County shortly after the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Pat discusses all the services they offer and currently it serves thousands of families throughout Ocean County with…

Pat Donahue People's Pantry part 2

Around Ocean County continues with Executive Director and founder of People's Pantry, Pat Donahue.   Did you know the People's Pantry also partners with JBJ (Jon Bon Jovi Kitchen) in which those in need can donate time to the kitchen in return for a voucher for food for their family?  The Pantry is set up like…

Dr. Barbara Schneider Part 2

This week's show continues with Dr. Barbara Schneider, a breast surgeon in Toms River.   You'll find out reasons for opting for a mastectomy when cancer is not present such as having the BRAC gene present. Dr. Schneider believes knowledge is empowering to the patient therefore she explains every option available then leaves the decision to…

Dr. Barbara Schneider Part 1

Welcome to Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson.  Today's guest is Dr. Barbara Schneider. Dr. Schneider is a successful breast surgeon based in Toms River.  She began as a pediatric surgeon in the Bronx, teaching other surgeons until she moved to the Jersey Shore and specialized in Breast Surgery, namely breast conservation rather than mastectomy. She'll…

Judy Staggard part 1

This is Around Ocean County and today's guest is Judy Staggard.  Cannabidiol (CBD) oil has become the hot new product in states that have legalized medical marijuana.  The non-intoxicating extract is being credited with helping treat a host of medical problems:  everything from epileptic seizures to anxiety and inflammation to sleeplessness.  What are the benefits…