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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 The 529 GET College Savings Plan

This week we talk with Luke Minor, WA529 Director. The GET program is one of two college savings options offered by Washington College Savings Plans (WA529). The DreamAhead College Investment…

Spotlighting March of Dimes

Kasey Rivas, Director Maternal Child Health & Government Affairs with March of Dimes joins me to talk about the pivot in their fundraising efforts. For 50 years parents and their…

Spotlighting Mercy Watch

This week we talk with Deacon Dennis Kelly with Mercywatch.org. Mercy Watch is a nonprofit all volunteer organization. They are dedicated to helping the homeless. Whether it is with medical…

Spotlighting 2020 Give Big Campaign

Give Big 2020 is already underway. It’s a great annual fund-raising event for our community to come together and support many of the non-profits in the Puget Sound area. And…

Bonus Spotlight Alpha Supported Living Services

Scott Livengood CEO Alpha supported Living Services, says Alpha needs your help. They are a facility that needs the same thing as hospitals, but they are not considered front line…

Spotlighting Don't Keep Your Day Job

Cathy Heller has a podcast and a book called Don’t Keep your Day Job. It’s about finding your lifes work and turning your joy, your passion into what you do…

Spotlighting Coach Carol Lopez Life Line for Parents

This week we talk with Coach Carol Lopez, her facebook page is Life Line For Parents http://rebrand.ly/clilqve She is an expert on parenting children and adult children with addictions. She…

Spotlighting BloodWorks.org

This week we talk with Bill Harper with Bloodworks. Bill talks about his passion for getting people to donate blood because of his own experience with leukemia when he was…

Spotlighting Bikers Against Child Abuse

This week we here from “Shine” that’s his biker name. He is the president of King County Baca. That’s Bikers Against Child Abuse. You don’t want to miss this amazing…