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Spotlight with Laurie Hardie

Each week host Laurie Hardie brings you the issues affecting the Pacific Northwest and the people making a difference in our community and sometimes beyond. Expect compelling conversations with local leaders and influencers. Spotlight is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health, mental health, and the environment.

Latest Episodes

Spotlighting Hand in Hand

Joining me today are LaCrisha Brown: Outreach Coordinator, Raniere: Outreach Coordinator Lead and Porsche Thompson Children and Family Outreach Program Manager of Hand in Hand/ Handinhandkids.org. Hand in Hand exist…

Spotlighting WA 529 College Saving Plan

Joining me is Luke Minor with WA 529 College Saving Plan. College is one of the biggest expenses people face in their lifetime. 529 plans were created to help parents,…

Spotlighting Mike Andrews Empathy and Influence

Mike Andrews fantastic new book, ‘The Influential Christian: Learning to Lead from the Heart’. The book deals with the topics of influence and empathy— Of one, most Americans would say,…

Spotlighting Adoptive Parents with PTSD

PTSD expert Dr. Lipov, a board-certified physician in Anesthesiology and Pain Management, and his family went through years managing the trauma that came with the adoption of their son. Research…

Spotlighting Type 1 Diabetes and Austin Meyer

Austin Meyers from Seattle WA is running the New York City Marathon November 7, 2021. He is running with Beyond Type Run Team with 50 other runners. This is his…

Spotlighting Birthday Dreams

Birthday Dreams is an organization that provides birthday parties for kids in transition. They are in shelters at the time of their birthday so because Birthday Dreams believes everyone deserves…

Spotlighting We Connect Recovery

We Connect App, the founders are in long-term recovery; we know recovery is unique to every individual. We believe your recovery tool should be as flexible and supportive as you…

Spotlighting Anti Bullying with Dr. Glenda Brown

Dr. Brown, author of Gap Tooth Smile Girl and National Bully Prevention Month advocate, offers guidance to parents on how to navigate the shifting nature of personal interactions as their…