This week on Noon Edition, WFIU’s “Ask the Mayor” took over Noon Edition for an hour-long “Ask the Mayor” extravaganza.
Evidence of the national recession is becoming apparent in Bloomington’s Perry Township. Township Trustee Dan Combs says his office, which is responsible for poor relief, has seen an increase in requests for assistance.
Bloomington’s Boy’s and Girl’s Club Executive Director Jeff Baldwin, Columbus’ Foundation for Youth Executive Director David Westenberger and Terre Haute’s Ryves Hall Youth Center Director Jim Edwards discuss the economic impact on youth centers in south central Indiana.
This week on Noon Edition we’ll discuss the role of the arts in the broad WFIU listening community. Joining us in the studio will be Performance Director for the Bloomington Area Arts Council Mark Tichida, Executive Director for the Columbus Area Arts Council Warren Baumgart, and Executive Director of Arts Illiana John Robeson.
This week on Noon Edition WFIU welcomes Captain Jake Weis, an intelligence officer from Bloomington, now serving in the Indiana Army National Guard 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Balad, Iraq.
This week on “Noon Edition,” Columbus Area Visitors Center executive director Lynn Lucas and Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Mike McAfee join us in the studio. They’ll discuss changes and challenges to tourism in southern Indiana and beyond.
In honor of Black History month, this week on “Noon Edition,” we explore the state of minority communities at Indiana University, the city of Bloomington and beyond. With us in the studio are Edwin Marshall, IU Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, and Beverly Calender-Anderson, Bloomington’s Safe and Civil Cities director.
This week on “Noon Edition,” Bloomington computer programmer John Breen joins us in the studio to discuss his novel uses of the Internet to fight hunger and poverty worldwide. Breen founded The Hunger Site in 1999, and this year started his newest web-based charity, FreeRice.com.
This week on “Noon Edition,” Bloomington mayoral candidates Mark Kruzan and David Sabbagh debate the issues as the election nears.
Our guest on “Noon Edition” this week is Ron Walker, the new director of the Bloomington Economic Development Corporation. The former director of economic development for the City of Bloomington talks with Herald-Times editor Bob Zaltsberg and co-host Mary Catherine Carmichael.