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Our Delaware Valley introduces you to the people and organizations making a difference in our community, from health and safety issues, to education, employment and even entertainment opportunities.

Our Delaware Valley looks for solutions and positive action to make our region a better place to call home.

Ride To Defeat ALS

Tony Heyl, Director of Communication for the ALS Associaition of Philadelphia ,and Marcia Telthorster, chairperson of The Ride To Defeat ALS were in the studio to discuss 2019's Ride To Defeat ALS on Saturday, June 15th. More information at their website. They also spoke about support groups, research and how they are moving forward as…

May 26, 2019 The Philadelphia Concours d’Elegance to benefit genetic research at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Ian Krantz, M.D., a pediatrician and geneticist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennyslvania, and Sarah Raible is a Genetic Counselor and Clinical Director, Center for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome & Related Diagnoses, and Senior Genetic Counselor, Division of Human Genetics at CHOP,…

May 19, 2019 The American Diabetes Association of Southern PA and Delaware

Kevin Kelly, Executive Director of the American Diabetes Association of Southern Pennsylvania and Delaware, discussed diabetes, its forms and its ramifications to all of us.  We began with a description of diabetes; Type 2, formerly called Juvenile Diabetes, which usually presents early in life and is the result of the body's inability to produce insulin,…

May 5, 2019 National Organization on Disability

Felicia Nurmser, Managing Director of Employer Services, discussed how the National Organization on Disability works with employers, schools and workers to keep the disabled on the job and part of a growing workforce.  We discussed who can be considered 'disabled,' a wide list of seen and hidden issues that affect how a person accomplishes their…

Team Foster Ruff Ride - Providing Service Dogs for our Veterans

Nick Liermann, Founder and CEO of Team Foster was in the studio to discuss Team Foster and how they work closely with our Veterans who need help. They provide service dogs for Vets w/ PTSD and other health issues. The Ruff Ride is a fundraiser to help raise money to train puppies to become full…