At john greene Realtor, we "live & love local." For over 40 years, we've been committed to helping our communities grow, not just growing our business. As a real estate brokerage, we believe that connecting our clients with the community is one of our most important duties. It is with this founding principle in mind that we started the "live & love local" podcast with the simple mission of connecting you to the best stories Chicago's western suburbs have to tell. We'll interview the movers and shakers, the leaders, the entrepreneurs, and the business owners through the voices of our agents
Heidi Becker of Warrior Wagons
This week on the Live & Love Local podcast john greene Realtor agent Elizabeth Gigler at down with Heidi Becker from Warrior Wagons which is a non-profit that provides wagons filled with care and comfort items to families of pediatric cancer patients. Heidi shared how her family started Warrior Wagons in honor of her son Drew whom they tragically lost to cancer in 2017, as well as how recipients are selected and how we can help them further their mission.
To learn more about them and how to donate: www.warriorwagonsinc.com
You can also donate items from their Amazon wishlist here: http://a.co/5UnsFTn
From the Vault! Beth Carey with Sharing Connections
We're back on the Live & Love Local podcast this week with an unreleased episode that we recorded way back in February! john greene Realtor agent Jenn Sereque sat down with Beth Carey from Sharing Connections in Downers Grove to learn more about their mission to make sure everyone has a bed to sleep in and a table to eat at. We planned to have a collection drive for Sharing Connections through the month of March, and you will hear reference to that, but due to the pandemic, we had to pause those plans.
And, while we're still waiting to reschedule the collection drive, we highly encourage you to donate directly to Sharing Connections to help them furnish hope for those in need.
To learn more about them and how to donate: www.sharingconnections.org
Mary Lou Wehrli, Commissioner at Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
On this week's episode of the Live & Love Local podcast, john greene Realtor agent Rachel Jenness sat down with Mary Lou Wehrli, Commissioner at the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. They talked about all the great things the forest preserves have to offer and how they can be a great benefit from a real estate perspective as well!
To learn more, visit www.dupageforest.org
Debbie Albright and Barbara Zegiel from Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity
On this week's episode of the Live & Love Local podcast, john greene Realtor agent Kim Grant sat down with Debbie Albright and Barbara Zegiel from Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity. We learned more about how Habitat for Humanity serves the community and their upcoming Realtors Unite 2020 Build, for which john greene Realtor will be fundraising!
If you are a realtor or real estate brokerage and would like to participate in the 2020 Build, please contact Barbara Zegiel at 630-206-5038 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To attend our Concert Fundraising Event on June 4th: https://jgrhabitatevent.eventbrite.com
To learn more about the Realtors Unite 2020 Build: www.chicagolandhabitat.org/site/TR?fr_id=1330&pg=entry
To learn more about Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity: www.chicagolandhabitat.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home_fox
Baelyn & Jessica Tanner of Cozy Dog Treats
On this week's super cute new episode of the Live & Love Local podcast, john greene Realtor broker Carrie Foley interviewed Baelyn and Jessica Tanner, the creaters of Cozy Dog Treats. Based right here in Naperville, Baelyn wanted to figure out a way she, as a 7-old-year, could make some money for a trip to Disney World. With the help of her mom Jessica, they have also turned it into a way to help the local community. Be sure to listen to learn more and how you can pick up some of these homemade dog treats for yourself!
To learn more: www.facebook.com/cozydogtreats
Top 5 Coffee Spots in Chicago's Western Suburbs
We polled our agents for this week's episode of the Live & Love Local podcast to get their recommendations for their favorite spots to get coffee. john greene Realtor brokers Shannon Nuzbach and Kate Shields broke down our top recommendations and shared more about the unique ambience of each place, as well some of their favorite drinks and treats. Listen to learn more!
Great podcast! So inspiring!
I loved hearing Kim & Katie’s interview with Dana Davenport. All 3 of these women are doing such amazing things in our community and beyond! Their discussion definitely resonated and inspired me!
Love that you are taking a “local” approach to the podcast. First episode was great...look forward to hearing more!