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COVID Spike: Melissa Lyon/Andrew Wheeler - Oct. 30, 2020
Before the show began Friday, we were struck with the news of a major jump in COVID-19 cases in Erie County. To help us sort out the data was Erie County Public Health Director Melissa Lyon. Then we spoke with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler, about the economic drivers in Pennsylvania while protecting the environment.
Erie Homecoming 2020: Brett Wiler & Jordan Fuller - Oct. 26, 2020
On our Monday edition of the Joel Natalie Show, we learned about Erie Homecoming 2020: Erie's Economic Evolution. This two-day virtual event focuses on growing, mentoring, and investing in Erie. Our guests included Brett Wiler, Capital Formation Lead at Flagship Opportunity Zones and Erie Homecoming Change Agent with the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership, and Jordan Fuller, Director of the Secure Erie Accelerator.
Mayor Schember's October Visit: Mayor Joe Schember - Oct. 23, 2020
We finished the week with our monthly meeting with Erie Mayor Joe Schember. Our conversation centered around the city’s Covid-19 response, LERTA, the Census wrap-up, Halloween in the city, and more from the 5th Floor.
Reducing Stress and Anxiety: Donika Gunther/Dr. Adrienne Dixon - Oct. 22, 2020
On Thursday's program, we had two special guests joining us. First, we talked to Donika Gunther, Transformational Coach and Motivational Speaker. She shared some tips for reducing stress and anxiety, particularly for parents who are trying to balance their careers while also homeschooling their kids. Next, Joel interviewed Dr. Adrienne Dixon, the newly appointed President and CEO of Sarah Reed Children’s Center. It’s a focus on children, education, and balancing it all on the Joel Natalie Show.
Travel and COVID-19: Derek Martin/Lisa Cappabianca - Oct. 19, 2020
On the Joel Natalie Show, we are continually focused on the news and issues that relate directly to the people of Erie. How is the travel industry doing during amid encouragement to stay at home to avoid Covid-19? We talked to Derek Martin, Executive Director of the Erie International Airport, as well as Lisa Cappabianca, co-owner of Cappabianca Travel, to find out how the travel industry is coping.
The President's Supporters: Sec. Dan Brouillette/Scott Presler/Brian Shank - Oct. 15, 2020
Thursday, two representatives in support of President Trump made appearance in Erie, and both of them joined Joel on this episode. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette spoke with Joel about the importance of the President's energy policy in Western Pennsylvania. Then Scott Presler, activist and Trump supporter called in before an appearance at the Republican Headquarters in Erie. Finally, County Councilman Brian Shank spoke about his organization of The Trump Train event that crossed the county.