24 episodes

In each episode we will speak with people involved in good works and projects in the Greater Rochester Area. We hope that by introducing you to these inspirational people and their stories, that you will be motivated to learn more about these amazing organizations in our region and the fabulous people who keep them working.

Thriving Forward Megan Lasaponara & Sarah Collins-McGowan

    • Health & Fitness
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In each episode we will speak with people involved in good works and projects in the Greater Rochester Area. We hope that by introducing you to these inspirational people and their stories, that you will be motivated to learn more about these amazing organizations in our region and the fabulous people who keep them working.

    Lisa Nolan from Willow Domestic Violence Center

    Lisa Nolan from Willow Domestic Violence Center

     In this episode Sarah interviews Lisa Nolan, Director of Prevention Education at Willow Domestic Violence Center, to learn about their services and how the pandemic has affected domestic violence in our area. To learn more about Willow, go...

    • 24 min
    Dr. Sandy Jee from Finger Lakes Children's Environmental Health Center

    Dr. Sandy Jee from Finger Lakes Children's Environmental Health Center

    In this episode Sarah talks with Dr. Sandy Jee, co-director of the Finger Lakes Children's Environmental Health Center.The Finger Lakes Children’s Environmental Health Center’s mission is to prevent, diagnose, and treat environmentally related...

    • 21 min
    Drs. Carol Fries and Katie Rice - September Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

    Drs. Carol Fries and Katie Rice - September Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Locally Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong provides phenomenal care for children and families dealing with cancer diagnoses. On this episode podcast we welcome Dr. Carol Fries from URMC’s Pediatric...

    • 25 min
    Dr. LeKeyah Wilson - Medical Director of School-Based Health Centers for RRH

    Dr. LeKeyah Wilson - Medical Director of School-Based Health Centers for RRH

    In this episode Sarah interviews Dr. LeKeyah Wilson.  Dr. Wilson is the Medical Director of School-Based Health Centers for Rochester Regional Health as well as a practicing pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist.  The RRH School-Based Health...

    • 17 min
    Aaron Lattonzio - Rochester Summer Meals Program

    Aaron Lattonzio - Rochester Summer Meals Program

    Megan and Aaron discuss the Rochester Summer Meals program, its community partners, and changes in the era of COVID. Aaron Lattanzio is a senior program manager at Causewave Community Partners, Aaron has supported strategy, outreach and coordination...

    • 25 min
    Rochester Regional Breastfeeding Coalition

    Rochester Regional Breastfeeding Coalition

    As part of the celebration of International Breastfeeding Month, Megan spoke with the outgoing Co-Presidents of the Rochester Regional Breastfeeding Coalition, Kate Lyness and Julie O’Hehir. They discuss the local options for breastfeeding support and...

    • 27 min

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