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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 American Heart Association

February is Heart Health month so we had a conversation with Mariko Harper, MD who is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. She practices at Virginia…

Spotlighting Volunteers of America Western Washington

Volunteers of America Western Washington working to meet people right where they are.Joining me is Steve Corsi, Psy.D. – President/CEO, Suzan Sturholm- Board Chair and Jessica Moore- Director of Development….

Spotlighting Catalyst Mentoring

Jenna Berry with Catalyst Mentoring talks about the impact of mentoring, shares stories about kids who have done better due to mentoring and shares the podcast where she gives tips…

Spotlighting Movement Ministries

Movement Ministries with Hampton Conway III is to help men who are victims of domestic violence. When Hampton realized he was at the end of his rope and only saw…

Spotlighting Birthdaydreams.org

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 The Hand Up Project

You may have heard the name Robert Smiley, he is in the news a lot because of his organization The Hand Up Project. They do needle clean up after homeless…

Spotlighting No Longer Ashamed

Kevin Bolger Host of the podcast “No Longer Ashamed” talks about how important it is for men who have suffered from childhood sexual abuse to share their stories and get…