Monday October 26, 2009 | Violence in the Workplace

October 22, 2009 at 11:32 am | Posted in Coming Up | 7 Comments

You don’t have to look back too far to feel the impact of domestic violence in our community. In this economy, tensions are running higher than in years past, both at home and in the workplace. Workplace violence is on the rise, and more than just hurting the victims and other employees, this kind of violence can hurt a company’s bottom line as well. We’ll take a look at workplace violence in North Carolina, some of the trends and what employers are doing to protect their employees and their companies.
Guests
Johnny Lee
– Executive Director of Peace @ Work
Lisa Yarrow – Program Director of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Women’s Summit
Kelly Forney – Co-Director, Charlotte United Family Services Victim Services Division

  • Event  |  The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women’s Summit holds a domestic violence conference Oct. 27th at the Hilton Center City. More information.

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Friday October 23, 2009 | Comfort Food with the Food Critics

October 22, 2009 at 11:09 am | Posted in Coming Up | 15 Comments

Our food writers are back to continue our popular series on the latest news regarding the gastronomical landscape in our region. We add a slightly new twist this time around by looking at dives, joints, eateries and bistros where folks can find comfort food. From macaroni and cheese to nachos and soups, we’ll look at new restaurants, long-standing gems, the latest restaurant news and more. Join us with your favorite spots for great appetizers, down-home cooking and other comfort foods.
Guests
Peter Reinhart
– Chef on Assignment, Johnson & Wales University
Patricia Childress – Food Writer, Creative Loafing
Kathleen Purvis – Food Writer, The Charlotte Observer
Heidi Billotto – Food Writer, Charlotte Living Magazine

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List of Restaurants mentioned during the show (add your favorites here)

**To the caller who has a blind date tomorrow, Maddi’s Southern Bistro in Huntersville and The Prickly Pear in Mooresville were recommended. Good Luck!!**

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