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Utah Weekly Forum is a Public Affairs Program hosted each week by National and Local Award Winning Personality Rebecca Cressman. UWF is a program dedicated to raising awareness for non-profit organizations, local charities, humanitarian groups, and anybody willing to improve lives and communities across the world. Utah Weekly Forum can be downloaded and podcast every Monday.

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Utah Weekly Forum is a Public Affairs Program hosted each week by National and Local Award Winning Personality Rebecca Cressman. UWF is a program dedicated to raising awareness for non-profit organizations, local charities, humanitarian groups, and anybody willing to improve lives and communities across the world. Utah Weekly Forum can be downloaded and podcast every Monday.

    Utah Commemorates 125 Years of Statehood

    Utah Commemorates 125 Years of Statehood

    On January 4th, 2021, Utah celebrated its 125th anniversary of statehood with a special televised program supporting Utah's cultural and arts community. The special event was created by the Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, in partnership with Utah's Governor's Office and more events are planned that focus on our state's history, arts, and culture. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, senior state historian and Utah Historical Quarterly Co-editor Jedediah Rogers joins FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman to explain how the history, meaning, and struggle for statehood can influence Utah's future. More details on Thrive125 events are at www.Thrive125.Utah.gov.

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    • 23 min
    Women of the World Enriching Lives in Utah

    Women of the World Enriching Lives in Utah

    There are thousands of refugees in Utah, many who have fled violent or troubled countries. On March 10th, many of these displaced women will walk a runway in ethnic dress to highlight their stories, their strength, and their traditions at the Women of the World 11th Annual Fashion Show and fundraiser. In this week's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, Women of the World Founder Samira Harnish joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to explain why she started a foundation designed specifically to help refugee women and how it is empowering them to embrace a new life full of opportunities and challenges. More information is at womenoftheworld.org.

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    • 23 min
    Stopping Heart Disease in Utah

    Stopping Heart Disease in Utah

    Heart disease is not just the leading killer in the world, but it's the number one threat to men and women in Utah. In this week's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman is joined by Dr. Kirk Knowlton, director of cardiovascular research and associate chief of cardiology at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute. Dr. Knowlton explains what we can do to reduce our risks, what new medical interventions help treat cardiovascular disease, and what research Utahns can participate in to improve heart health in the future. More information is at Intermountainhealthcare.org/heart.

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    • 23 min
    Know Your Scripts and Protect Your Family

    Know Your Scripts and Protect Your Family

    It's not just opioids that Utah parents need to watch out for,  other prescriptions come with risks of addiction too. But, talking openly about the dangers of prescription medication with our children and our parents can dramatically lower the risk of misuse.  In this week's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman is joined by Susannah Burt, the Prevention Program Manager with the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health to share what each of us can say and do to protect our families when talking with our children, teens, aging parents and doctors. For more information go to KnowYourScript.org and to find treatment and recovery resources near you call 2-1-1 or visit 211Utah.org.

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    • 26 min
    Utah's Scouting for Food Drive

    Utah's Scouting for Food Drive

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many hardships upon families and many more people have had to turn to local food pantries to feed their children. In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, we focus on the on-going Scouting for Food Drive mobilizing hundreds of scouts, troops, and crews to help the community fill the shelves of local food pantries. FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined by guests, Allen Endicott, Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America Crossroads of the West Countil and Lorna Koci, Volunteer Scouting for Food Coordinator. More details are at https://www.utahscouts.org/scoutingforfood

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    Closet With A Cause

    Closet With A Cause

    This is the time of year for New Year resolutions!  One of the most popular resolutions is to become more organized, minimize and declutter!  What happens we achieve this resolution?  By decluttering, minimizing and becoming more organized, experts say we experience less stress so we experience more peace of mind and happiness.  It gives us more focus for the things we truly find important, we achieve more freedom and have more happiness!  Best place to start??  How about that closet?

     

    This week on the Utah Weekly Forum, we talk with McKenzi Saddler of The Closet Butler.  The Closet Butler excels at taking your current closet and redesigning it, allowing you to be more efficient with your space and time!  Your organization goes up while your minimizing and decluttering your life!  But what about all the clothes and shoes that you no longer need?  That’s where Closet  With Cause comes in.  When you work with The Closet Butler, they’ll design your space, make it look beautiful and useful and when the project is finished, The Closet Butler will take your bags of gently used clothing and deliver to one of many companies that can help make a difference for people in our community!   

     

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