Sir Bertie Higgins, PhD

Sir Bertie Higgins

This show features a conversation with Bertie Higgins. Bertie is most known for bis #8 hit in 1982 called Key Largo. The song also hit #1 on the Adult Contemporary charts. We talk about his Charity Work from Golf Outings to Live Benefit Concerts, and more specifically his work with Equestrian Charities to raise money […]

Guinness World Record, Sleep Deprivation, Pebble Beach Car Show, and more

We begin this episode with a new Guinness World Record. 178 people with the same first and last name recently gathered in one place to break the previous record of 168 people named Martha Stewart. This new record took place in Tokyo, with people ranging in age from 3 to 80, all named Tanaka Hirokazu. […]

John Oates November, Binge Drinking, Daylight Savings Time and more

We start the show with a story on John Oates, of hall & Oates, who has teamed up with Movember for the nonprofit’s annual fall campaign, when men grow mustaches to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues like mental illness, suicide prevention, and testicular and prostate cancer. It’s a worthy cause that convinced […]

The Halloween Show

This is our annual Halloween show, featuring safety and more. We cover pedestrian safety with the trick or treaters, costume safety, drinking and driving, offensive costumes, candy safety, and alcohol awareness. The 31st of October can be haunting, especially if you’re not paying attention to Halloween Safety!

Charity Auctions, Make A Wish Foundation, Battle of The Badges, and more

This show begins with a discussion of Charity Auctions, in light of the 1800’s era Levi Jeans that were sold at auction this week for $76,000. Other segments include an “Office’ themed Bar Crawl for charity in Ohio for the Make A Wish Foundation; Police vs Firefighter Hockey game, Battle of The Badges, raising money […]

Rainbow Fentanyl, Sober October, Florida Disaster Fund, and more.

This show begins with a recent warning from the FDA for parents and children to be aware of Rainbow Fentanyl. With the colorful shapes and sizes this deadly drug can look very similar to candy, which is certainly something to think about before the kids go trick or treating this Halloween season. Other segments include; […]

Hurricane Ian, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and more

This show cover the recovery effort in Southwest Florida from the damage of Hurricane Ian. If you’d like to donate or volunteer, go to www.VolunteerFlorida.com or www.RedCross.com. We also talk about the scammers that will try to take advantage of the disaster to steal money. Other topics discussed include; Hurricane Preparedness; Breast Cancer Awareness Month; […]

US Wheelchair Lacrosse, California Community Foundation, Am Ex Round Up, and more

This show begins with an update of the US Wheelchair Lacrosse Nationals which took place recently in Denver, CO. Learn more and donate at www.WheelchairLacrosse.com. Other segments include; Mackenzie Scott donating $50 million to the California Community Foundation; American Express round up for charity program; The app ‘Give Directly’ providing cash transfers to poor communities […]

Dallas Clark Foundation, Dan Pastorini, and more

This show begins with an update on the Dallas Clark Foundation, raising money for Children’s Hospitals. Former NFL tight End Dallas Clark is running an Ironman in Hawaii this October to raise money and awareness for the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital and the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Learn more at www.DallasClarkFoundation.org. Our […]

Darius Leonard, Christmas Trees Affected by Heat Waves and Droughts, and more

This begins with a report touching on All Pro NFL Linebacker Darius Leonard and his work with Special Needs fans. We also look at how recent Heat Waves and Droughts will affect the Christmas Tree Industry this holiday season. With higher Tree prices predicted, this may be the year you invest in an artificial tree. […]

Rod Woodson, Lee Lonzo Mentoring, and more

The show begins in Oakland with an interview with Rod Woodson discussing his work with The Leukemia Society, coaching, social media, and more. Woodson was an All American at Purdue, NFL Super Bowl Champion and All Pro DB with the Steelers, Ravens, and 49ers. He’s in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and is currently […]

Leave No Trace, Nick’s Kids Foundation, and more

On this episode we feature and organization called Leave No Trace, promoting leaving no trace of your visit to the outdoors. If all who enjoy the outdoors were to do what they could to minimize the unavoidable impacts (trampling, erosion, etc.) and prevent the avoidable impacts (properly dealing with human waste, properly storing food and […]

Feed The Children, Raiders Charity Softball, James Bond Auction, and more

This show begins with a Back To School report featuring the service work of Feed The Children. They work to end childhood hunger, but their work has expanded to include strategies to empower at-risk families to better face today’s challenges and realize more stable lives to secure long-term benefits for their children. Feed the Children […]

A Conversation With John Wechsler

Entrepreneur John Wechsler joins us to talk about his work with kids across America, to spark the entrepreneur in them. From Lemonade Stands for 3rd graders, to Science Labs for teenagers, John has a passion for inspiring kids to become the world’s next great Entrepreneurs. John is the Founder and CEO of Spokenote, learn more […]

Tony Packos, Denny McLain, The Salvation Army, and more.

We begin this show with a report of a charity event in Toledo OH that raised money for The Salvation Army. Tony Packos restaurant celebrated National Hot Dog Week with an autograph signing by former Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain, with 10 cents of every Hot Dog sold going to The Salvation Army. McLain is […]

Holiday Eating, US Power Soccer Association, and more

This is a ‘Best Of’ episode of The Adam Ritz Show, featuring Health And Fitness Expert and Fox TV Personality Jenny Anchondo, an on campus report from Washington State University in Pullman WA covering Cougars Student Athlete community Service, and The United States Power Soccer Association initiatives for wheelchair soccer.

Pet Adoption, Cooling Tips, Heimlich Maneuver, and more

This show begins with a nod to Pet Adoption, since Jay is joining us from his home studio taking care of his new pet Harper (who he just adopted). We also give a little nod in the intro of the show to Heat Exhaustion and Cooling Tips since Adam’s Air Conditioner went kaput during the […]

Fireworks Safety, Summer Travel, and more.

This show is our annual 4th of July safety and preparedness broadcast. We start with some statistics about how dangerous the annual celebration has become. Of all the summer injuries, more than 70% take place during the first week of July. We touch on travel and gas prices over the 3 day weekend. We report […]

The Mustard Seed, Wags and Walks, and more

This show features an interview with the Amber Catlin-Kolodziej, the director of The Mustard Seed. The Mustard Seed is a Furniture Bank, providing home furnishings to families in transition. You can learn more about, or make a donation, at MustardSeedIndy.org. In this show Adam and Jay also discuss; recycled pharmaceuticals to avoid the contamination of […]

Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke, and more

This show welcomes back Jay Baker to the studio. It’s been 2 years since Adam and Jay have been face to face in studio, thanks to the pandemic. This is hopefully another sign, along with relaxed vaccine mandates for concert venues, and no covid test requirement to return to the country from abroad. The major […]

Dr. Lowell Wightman, Mental Performance, and more

This show features an Interview with Dr. Lowell Wightman. Dr. Wightman has dedicated over 30 years to the study of defining positive mindset, and applies practical methods to improve leadership style. He is a Mental Performance Coach, and has worked with Professional Athletes, Student Athletes, and Corporate Leaders. His new book, Coach Me Up, will […]

Health and Fitness Expert Maria Brace

This show features an interview with Maria Brace. Maria, or as she’s known in her professional life Coach Maria, is a Health and Fitness Expert. In addition, she’s also a new mom! We discuss the importance of health and fitness for Pregnant Woman, new moms, as well as men and women. Other topics discussed include […]

Brownsburg Older Adult Alliance, and more

Jay and Adam with BOAA Chairman Tom Lacey.

This is a special edition of The Adam Ritz Show, recorded live on location at the Brownsburg American Legion, featuring A Night Of Comedy to benefit the Brownsburg Older Adult Alliance. BOAA Chairman Tom Lacey joins us to explain the support that BOAA provides to the older community, and their history. Along with our own […]

Colon Cancer and Colonoscopies, Charity Ball Association of San Antonio, and more

This show begins with a detailed account of Adam’s recent Colonoscopy. Colon Cancer and Colonoscopies are a major defense to combat colon cancer. After all as they say, early detection is the key. Other segments include; A British company called Gravity Industries working on rocket suit, sort of a real life Iron Man, for Search […]

Walter Orthmann World Record, Aaron Judge Home Run Ball, and more

Adam and Jay start the show with the story of a Brazilian man who has worked for the same company for over three-quarters of his life, setting a new record. According to Guinness World Records, Walter Orthmann, 100, has worked for textile company ReneauxView for more than 84 years. Orthmann began working for the company […]

The Darien Foundation, Alcohol Awareness Month, and more

This show begins with a tip of the Captains Hat to The Darien Foundation, and their ‘Yacht Rock Returns’ benefit happening this weekend. The foundation has raised millions of dollars for positive causes in Darien CT, including the wheelchair accessible Library Cafe, a Robotics program for the public school, and more. The Yacht Rock themed […]

The 15 Minute Rule, Mom Nonnie and Healthy Dating

This episode begins with a discussion on the importance of Sleep, and other sleep issues, including the 15 Rule. We also have a feature interview with Nonnie Owens. Mom Nonnie as she’s known, has been a national keynote speaker and author touching on the topic of Healthy Dating. Our discussion is almost a therapy session […]

Cody O’Connor, Champions Do Overcome, and more

This show begins with the story of Cody O’Connor, a Cancer Survivor who is walking from New York to Los Angelos to raise money for Cancer Research. You can learn more and donate at ChampionsDoOvercome.org. Other segments include; Tiger Woods comeback in The Masters; Smart Phone Tech saves a Snowboarder’s life in Switzerland; David Baldwin […]

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Concert For Ukraine, Safe Haven and more

This show kicks off with a report on the varsity Blue Wave football team at Darien High School in Darien CT. Their recent Life For A Cure charity event raised $14,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Other segments include; Lentin Fish Fry for charity; Ed Sheeran and more peform a Concert For Ukraine in […]

Pep Talk Hotline, Mackenzie Scott, Charity Bikes, and more

We begin this show with a story that swept the nation this week, the Pep TalkHotline. Kids at Westside Elementary School in Clearlake Oaks, CA, have put together a voicemail of encouragement for anyone to call when they need a Pep Talk. You can call the number right now, to brighten your day. 707 998 […]

St. Patrick’s Day, Daylight Savings Time, and more

This show features a conversation about St. Patrick’s Day responsible drinking, and St Paddy’s Day Fun Runs for Charity. Other segments include; Daylight Savings Time reminders; Genetically altered mosquitos to control the mosquito population; a Boston University study on the health effects from optimism; Ukraine Relief donations scam alert; A charity hockey game between the […]

Brothers Unleashed, Vaping Health Concerns, The WHO, and more

We begin the show with the story of 3 brothers in Naples FL, who started their own business called Brothers Unleashed. Part of their profit from Leash sales is donated back to pet charities. Just last week, the boys were able to give the Humane Society of Naples a $300 check. More info at BrothersUnleashed.com. […]

Matthew’s Hope 4 Miracles, Seasonal Effectiveness Disorder, and more

This show begins with a story about Matthew’s Hope 4 Miracles. An 11-year-old boy in PA who overcame pediatric cancer launched a charity dedicated to helped families battle pediatric cancer, called Matthew’s Hope 4 Miracles. This charity work has raised over $65,000 to help battle pediatric cancer. Reports include; University of Michigan research showing Pet […]

Leak detection ideas and tips

On this show we take a look at Steven Tyler’s work with ‘Janies House’, a home for girls who’ve been neglected or abused. Tyler helped open “Janie’s House” just outside of Memphis. He’s contributed about $500,000 to the charity, Janie’s Fund, which has raised about $4 million. Tyler opened the first Janie’s House in Atlanta […]

Sign language performers, Skating for Leighton, and more

Warren Snipe

This episode begins with a look at the deaf sign language performers that with perform the national anthem at this weekends Big Game. Segments include: Changing your voicemail message in an emergency when your cell phone service or battery is gone; The Stars and Stripes Bowl, a celebrity flag football game called in L.A. to […]

Bethel Park Community Service, Marijuana Poisoning in Dogs, and more

Shoveling Snow

This show begins with a report from Bethel Park, PA. The High School Football team in Bethel Park shoveled snow for disabled and the elderly, after head coach Brian Delallo cancelled weight lifting and suggested the boys help the community. Other reports include; Marijuana Poisoning in Dogs. With a 765% increase in calls about pet […]

The Betty White Challenge, WARM Place, Red Cross, and more

Betty White

This show begins with a tribute to Betty White and the #BettyWhiteChallenge. The social media campaign raised millions of dollars for Animal Shelters across North America. We also report on; NFL Buffalo Bills fans donating to visual impaired group; The PGA recognizes WARM Place at their #1 non profit of the year 2021. WARM provides […]

Orlando Magic Devos Family, The Pebble Beach Concours Car Show, and more

Orlando Magic

This show begins with a report form Orlando, with the Devos Family donating $3 million to 30 Central Florida charities. The Devos family who owns the Orlando Magic, have committed this $3 million to 30 area nonprofit organizations over the next 18 months and seeks to invest in people and projects impacting youth, essential needs […]

Travis Kelce foundation Eighty-Seven & Running, Team Rubicon USA, and more

Travis Kelce’s foundation called Eighty-Seven & Running

This show begins with a report on Travis Kelce’s foundation called Eighty-Seven & Running, which provides educational resources and a lab for teenagers in the inner city. The Kansas City Chiefs star Tight End’s clothing brand, Tru Kolors, have partnered with Pepsi to launch limited edition T-shirts, with a portion of the proceeds forwarded to […]

Henry Winkler Fonzi Auction, The Founders Pledge, and more

Henry Winkler

This show begins with a Henry Winkler/Arthur Fonzerelli Auction for charity. Reports include: The 2021 American Heart Association Dietary Guide released, focusing on creating a dietary pattern The Founders Pledge launches a patients philanthropic fund, for ‘long term ism’ Jeff Bezos charity giving $2 billion for land erosion, and climate End of daylight savings time […]

Purdue Cancer Research, DEPHER, and more

Purdue Cancer Research

This show begins with a report of a Beta Theta Pi charity called Buzz a Beta, which raised $86,000 for Purdue Cancer Research. We also take a look at Stress related covid 19 concerns; Hugh Grant donating 10,000 pounds to a winter fundraiser called DEPHER, Disabled Elderly Plumming Heating Emergency Repair; Poker Philanthropist Gershon Destinfeld, […]

Keep Memory Alive Gala for Brain Health, Halloween Safety, and more

Halloween Safety

This show begins with an update on the 25th annual Keep Memory Alive ‘Power of Love Gala’ benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, which took place this week in Las Vegas. The star studded event was attended by Kenny Loggins, BabyFace, and Bruno Mars among others. Learn more and donate […]

Haunted Dash’s and Trick or Trot 5K’s, HVAC Systems check, and more

Trick or Treat 5k

This episode begins with Haunted Dash’s and Trick or Trot 5K’s across the country, raising money for charity. We also talk about how now is the perfect time of year to have your HVACSystem checked out before the bitter cold hits this winter. Other topics discussed include: A Honey Bee update the new FDA sodium […]

Chadwick A. Boseman Annual Scholarship, Captain James T Kirk in Space, and more

Chadwick Boseman

This episode begins with a new scholarship in the name of Chadwick Boseman at Howard University. Netflix has donated over $5 Million for the Chadwick A. Boseman Annual Scholarship, to pay for 4 years tuition for a deserving student every year at Howard. Boseman, who played Black Panther in the Avenger films, passed away at […]

Boson Marathon, Coalition For Kids, and more

Boston Marathon

We begin the show with a look at the 41 charities that are officially connected to the Boston Marathon. The 26.3 mile race will take place Monday October 11. The 2019 Boston Marathon raised over $38 Million for charities. Other reports include: Mysfits Farms Haunted Barn in Iowa, with all proceeds going to charity New […]

911 Hockey Heroes Follow Up, Dave Muse from Firefall, and more

FireFall

We begin this show with a follow up report on the monies raised from the 911 Hockey Heros game at Madison Square Garden between the NYFD and the NYPD. $500,000 was raised for the families of the victims of 911. We also report on Dave Muse from the band Firefall. The longtime horn player for […]

The DGD Fund, NYPD vs NYFD Hockey Heroes, and more.

DGD Fund

This show begins with a nod to 5 Georgia Bulldog football players who are taking advantage of the new NIL (Name Image and Likeness) rule, to raise money for charity. They founded the DGD Fund, which stands for Damn Good Dawgs, to raise awareness and money for The American Brain Tumor Association, Happy Feet day […]

Southern Glazer’s Wines Charity, National Parks Selfie Stations and more.

Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits

This show begins with a nod to Southern Glazer’s Wines, who just gave $500,000 to charity. The charities were nominated and chosen by their own employees, and 50 different charities throughout the US and Canada received $10,000 each. Congratulations Southern Glazer’s Wines. We also take a look at how National Parks are providing ‘selfie stations’ […]

Albertson’s Golf Outing, Dolly Parton, and more

Albertsons Market

This episode begins with a report of an Albertsons Golf Outing in Idaho that raised $2.9 million for charity. We also take a look at a new additional 2000 miles of bike trails that have been added in 8 states. We tip our hat to Dolly Parton, who recently gave $1 million to Vanderbilt Medical […]

NFL Charities, Motorcycle Rides, and more

NFL Hall of Fame

We start the show with a look at the NFL season kicking off with the Hall of Fame game, and welcome the great work the NFL does with Breast Cancer Awareness. We also give a nod to new HOFer Peyton Manning and his work with Children’s Hospitals. August is a big month for meteor showers, […]

Live from Murray State University, Kam Petty, and more.

Murray State

This episode begins with an interview from Murray State University in Kentucky.  We speak with Cam Petty, a member of the MSU Racers football team.  He’s also a representative on the SAAC, Student Athlete Advisory Council.  Cam shares with us a few of the Community Service initiatives he and his teammates are doing this semester. […]

Shark Attacks, Parents Day, and more

Parents Day

This show begins with a look at social media responsibility, after Adam spoke on campus at Murray State University this week. An upcoming show will feature an interview with a member of their Student Athlete Advisory Council sharing the Racers’ community service efforts. We also report on shark week and the perceived dangers of shark […]

State Fairs, Sunscreen Recall, The Beacon House, and more

Mariucci Family Beacon House

It’s State Fair season! So hats off and good luck to all the 4H and Agriculture competitors this summer. This show starts with a nod to State Fair Season, and a mention of a concert with Orleans, Firefall, and Atlanta Rhythm Section presented by Yacht Rock Radio at the Indiana Statute Fair. We also report […]

Parenting Decisions, Pediatric Cancer, and more

Childhood Cancer

This episode begins with a look at the tough decisions facing new parents everyday. From naming the baby, to deciding on daycare, a new parent will face more than 1700 hard decisions in the first year of the baby’s life. We also look at a very cool story of 2 different generations walking 100 miles […]

Fireworks Safety, Holiday Weekend Alcohol Awareness, and more

4th of July

This episode features a conversation about Fireworks safety. With Sparklers being the number one firework that causes injury, we are all reminded that even the most normal firework can cause tragedy during your 4th of July celebrations. We also discuss alcohol awareness during the Holiday Weekend. This weekend is the number one holiday for beer […]

Fathers Day Weekend, RIP Debt, and more

Father's Day

We begin the show with a look at Fatherhood, in honor of Fathers Day Weekend. We also report on how retirement rates were affected by the Pandemic, revisit the 20 20 20 rule to help your eyesight defend itself against screen time, and talk about a foundation called RIP Debt that has paid off 4.5 […]

World Record Push Ups, Tunnel to Towers, and more

Tunnel to Towers Foundation

On this show we begin with a report of a Wisconsin man who just set the World Record for doing push ups in a year. Nate Carroll from Wisconsin did more than 1.5 million push ups over the course of a year, to raise money and awareness for the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. He did […]

Tyler Trent Charity Golf Outing, FDA Sunscreen Warning, and more

Tyler Trent Foundation

We start the show talking about the recent announcement of the inaugural Tyler Trent Foundation Charity Golf Outing coming on June 28. Established in 2019, The Tyler Trent Foundation is dedicated to continuing Tyler’s mission to support cancer research and honoring his memory by improving the lives of others who are challenged by the same […]

Memorial Day Travel, Cicadas, and more

Cicadas

This episode features a look at the predicted 60% increase in Memorial Day Travel this year, as well as the return of Cicadas after their 17 year nap. We also cover grill tips, hand washing, airline pilots shortage, and more.

Ketchup Packet Shortage, Bruce Arians, and more

Bruce Arians

We start this show with a follow up report on the Ketchup Packet Shortage in restaurants across the country. We also discuss the healthy benefits of getting in the great outdoors, in the parks departments and in your community. Plus we take a look at the charity efforts of Superbowl Champion Coach Bruce Arians and […]

Red Gold Folds of Honor, Janet Jackson Charity, and more

Red Gold

We begin this show talking about Red Gold Ketchup honoring Folds of Honor, with Red Gold donating a portion every bottle of ketchup sold to educate and support the children and families of our fallen heroes thru Folds Of Honor. We also report on a Janet Jackson Charity Auction. A percentage of all money raised […]

Random Act of Kindness With Shaq, Pet Anxiety, and more

Random Acts of Kindness

We begin this show with a recent Random Act of Kindness from Shaquille O’neal. Shaq paid off the balance of an Engagement Ring for a man in Georgia, reminding us all to do a Random Act of Kindness in our lives. We also report on the theft of the Louie The Lookout mascot costume in […]

Daylight Savings Time, and more

Spring Forward

This weekend we ’spring forward’ with Daylight Savings Time, which not only means setting your clocks ahead to get an extra hour of daylight in the evening, but also means it’s time to hit up your home check list to make sure you’re ready fro spring. We go over a comprehensive list from changing the […]

Oates Song Fest 7908, and more

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

This show begins with a report on Oates Song Fest 7908, a free virtual concert on March 20th to benefit Feeding America. Daryl Hall, Bob Weir, Sammy Hagar, Dave Grohl and more will perform during the free concert hosted by John Oates and his wife Aimee. We also talk about Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and […]

Charity Scams, The Giving Pledge, and more

Scammers

On this episode we begin with a warning from the FBI about Charity Scams in the wake of the winter storms that hit Texas. Millions of Texans are in need of assistance, and the scammers are taking advantage of the good hearted people who give. Make sure the charity you’re giving to is legitimate. Reports […]

Mars Rover Perseverance, GM Charity, and more

gm

We begin this show with the news of the Mars Rover Perseverance landing on Mars this week, and what it could mean for future generations. Other Headlines covered on this show include: The JJ Watt Foundation, General Motors supporting the homeless, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively giving $1 Million to Feeding America, and more. We […]

Winter Driving Safety, Seasonal Depression, and more

Ice and Snow Take It Slow

On this episode, in the heart of winter, we cover Seasonal Depression and Winter Driving Safety. In addition to getting your car serviced, you can find a full list of car recalls at www.nhtca.org. We also discuss a doctor’s recommendation to hold your breath as you walk by people to increase your chance of not […]

Budweiser Vaccine Donation, Pay It Forward, and more

Budweiser

On this episode we report on Budweiser, and that they will not advertise in theNFL Championship game for the first time since 1983. Budweiser will re-direct some of that money toward Covid Vaccine Awareness. We also report on Michael Fishman (DJ from Roseanne and The Connors) donating 500,000 masks in California, a line of 900 […]

15 and the Mahomies, and more

15 and the Mahomies

This show kicks off with a story about Patrick Mahomes and the KC Chiefs working together on a great cause. The famous Quarterback Mahomes, and his foundation ’15 and the Mahomies’, have partnered with the Chiefs to get 500 Super Bowl backpacks filled with goodies and school supplies, to deserving children in the Kansas City […]

Waffle House Challenge, and more

Waffle House

On this show we highlight a recent story of a man who took The Waffle House Challenge, and paid it forward. Georgia resident Michael Carsley lost his Fantasy Football League, so he had to spend 24 hours in a Waffle House. He live streamed the event while he was there, taking donations. He raised $1000, […]

Kenny Loggins Fighting Hunger, and more

Why Hunger

We begin this show with a report on Why Hunger, a charity partner of Kenny Loggins. Kenny has just partnered with WhyHunger.org to help raise $1Million during their annual #Hungerthon to End Hunger. And oh, by the way, Kenny just celebrated his 73rd Birthday this week on January 7th! We also report on healthy eating […]

Guy Fieri, University of Illinois Dial-A-Carol, and more

University of Illinois

We begin this show with a phone call to the University of Illinois and their Dial-A-Carol. Since 1960, you can call a U of I student and have them sing you a Christmas Carol. It’s free and 24 hours. Try it now at 217.332.1882. We also talk about the $22 Million Guy Fieri has raised […]

Jock Bartley from Firefall, Suicide Prevention, and more

FireFall

On this episode we speak with Jock Bartley from Firefall. The founding member and guitarist behind the 70’s hits You Are The Woman, Just Remember I Love You, and Strange Way, has performed to raise money and awareness for Suicide Prevention. Click to Listen to the entire 60 minute interview with Jock.

Feeding America, Cookies for Caregivers, and more

Feeding America

On this episode we discuss the Feeding America initiative happening all weekend with Jersey Mikes Subs. 20% of every sale at Jersey Mikes on Saturday and Sunday November 21 and 22, will go to Feeding America. Feeding America is a leading organization working with Food Banks to help the 1 in 6 Americans suffering from […]

Down Syndrome Ironman World Record, The Get Together Foundation, and more

Get Together Foundation

On this show we begin with the inspiring story of Nik Nikic, a 21 year old Special Olympics athlete who just became the first person with Downs Syndrome to complete an Ironman Triathlon. He beat the 17 hour cutoff, and is now recognized by the Guinness Book of Records. Congratulation Nic for this inspiring feat! […]

Suicide Prevention, and more

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

On this episode, we preview a conversation we had with Jock Bartley from the 70’s soft rock band Firefall. Jock has donated his time and talents to support Suicide Prevention. We also take a look at how the recent trick or treat season fared during the pandemic, and take a closer look at how Covid […]

Upcoming November Highlights, Movember, Why Hunger, and more

Hello November

This show kicks off November with a look at several events and topics of note that take place through the month of November, including: The Movember Campaign, with millions of men growing mustaches and beards for Men’s Health and Cancer Awareness. We also report on a Thanksgiving Virtual Race to support WhyHunger.org and Hungerthon, where […]

Halloween Extravaganza and Safety

Trick or Treating

This is the Halloween Extravaganza episode! With Halloween coming up, we take a look at alcohol, drunk driving, costume responsibility, social media, sexual assault, and CDC Covid guidelines during this very social Holiday. Adam shares his top 3 Halloween Responsibility issues from being a college campus and fraternity consultant, which are covered quickly in the […]

NASA, Halloween Safety, and more

NASA

On this episode, we report on a NASA partnership with billionaire Richard Branson of Virgin Airlines, to use his commercial aircrafts to launch Satellites into space. We also talk about Halloween and Trick or Treat Safety tips, with Halloween 2 weeks away. On an upcoming episode we’ll go over CDC recommendations that are being prepared […]

Nutrition, Kitchen Safety, Eddie Van Halen, and more

Van Halen

This episode takes a look at Nutrition and the importance of eating Vegetables, and Kitchen Safety as a recent study shows 35,000 American men are injured while cooking every year. We also share a few Eddie Van Halen stories after the passing of the music icon earlier this week. We finish the show with another […]

Childhood Cancer Awareness, Selfie Stick Ban, and more

St Judes Children's Research Hospital

On this episode we discuss Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the great organization St. Jude Children’s Hospitals.  We also celebrate the 5 year anniversary of the ban of the selfie stick in theme parks, and cover what experts call a ‘Five Year Plan’.  Just for fun we also report on the booming Cardboard Cut Out industry, […]

Boys and Girls Clubs of America, 1st Weekend of Fall, and more

We begin the show with a recent experience Adam had buying tires at Tire Plus.  With an easy donation at the register, you can give to a great organization like The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, to help kids Stay in School, Lead a Healthy Lifestyle, Avoid Risky Behavior, Develop Leadership Skills, and Build […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and More

On this episode we highlight an organization that has raised over $1 Million for Prostate Cancer, while having some fun with beard growth. SeptemBeard.org promotes being a hero by growing a beard, and raising awareness and money, during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. We also hit on financial advice, and talk about your dog’s vocabulary.

Kevin Hart MDA Telethon, Summer is Over, and More

On this episode we discuss the new version of the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, hosted by Kevin Hart.  This re-imagination of the great television cause to raise money for MDA, will be hosted by the comedian and his charity.  The 2 hour tv special will be called The MDA Kevin Hart Kids Telethon, and airs […]

Shoes On Or Off At Home, Mexican Pizza, and More

Dirty Shoes

We begin this show with research showing that taking off your shoes at home probably isn’t the biggest thing to worry about in the world of Germs and Bacteria. We offer a few other germ tips to look out for in addition to or instead of taking off the shoes. We also take a look […]

Michigan “Citizens of the Day”, E Sports, and More.

We start the show with the story of two Michigan boys who found a wallet stuffed with more than $500 in cash. Rather than keep it, they turned it in to police. The Wayland Police Department announced that the boys, Logan Mishoe, age 14, and Austin Nichols, age 13,  would be honorary “Citizens of the […]

Disabled American Vets, Duran Duran Day, and more

This show features an initiative from Turkey Hill Convenience Stores to raise money and awareness for Disabled American Vets.  By rounding up your change to the nearest dollar at check out, Turkey Hill and their sister stores are hoping to raise $250,000 for Disabled American Vets, an organization that helps over 1 million veterans access a full range […]

Cobra Pink CB Radio for Breast Cancer Awareness

This show begins with a report on a charity product from Cedar Electronics. Portions of the proceeds from their Cobra Pink CB Radio will go to Breast Cancer Awareness and Research. Real Truck Drivers use pink CB’s! So look for a pink CB Radio in a Big Rig near you! We also take a look […]

The Parent Trap Reunion benefitting World Central Kitchen, and more

There’s another movie reunion for charity, this time benefiting World Central Kitchen to help feed the hungry. Katie Couric hosted the cast and crew of The Parent Trap, including Lindsay Lohan and Dennis Quaid, to talk about the 1998 movie. Couric posted it to her Instagram. The video has links to donate to World Central […]

100 Million Trees Planted, 5 Second Rule, & More

Adam and Jay cover a lot of ground on this show, start with 100 Million Trees. The search engine Ecosia just planted their 100 millionth tree. Ecosia has used the majority of their revenue to plant trees over their 11 year history. We also report on the fittest city in America, the myth of the […]

Ringo Starr Big Birthday Show, Covid Polling, And More

Jay and Adam start the show with a nod to Ringo Starr, and his 80th birthday this week. To ring in 80, Ringo and his pals performed a livestream charity concert, benefitting Water Aid, The David Lynch Foundation, Black Lives Matter, and Music Cares. Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, and […]

Fireworks Safety, Scam Warning, and More

We cover a load of topics on today’s show, beginning with Fireworks Safety. History shows the danger of fireworks mixed with alcohol and poor decisions is a recipe for disaster. Stay safe everyone!!! We also cover a Scam Warning for popular scams that happen during this Patriotic Weekend, including fake Military or Veteran charities, and […]

Celebrity Show Off for Charity

On today’s show we talk about a new program on TBS raising money for charity. ‘Celebrity Show Off’ is a reality tv competition that pits celebrities against each other. These celebs, featuring Jason Mraz, Ja Rule, Bella Thorne, Kevin Smith, and more, make phone videos hoping they go viral. The best video wins a cash […]

Book Delivery by Drone, Face Mask Strategy

This show takes off by drone, with a story of a School Librarian who is delivering books to children stuck at home during Covid, via drone. She partnered with Wing Drones to deliver the books. Read the entire CBS News story. We also cover some case studies, statistics, and data about wearing Face Masks in […]

WFH & Missing Your Colleagues, Family Movie Night

On this episode we take a look at a website that streams sound effects of an office, so you can listen to the sounds you miss while you Work From Home. Sound Of Colleagues features the background noise from your office so you can feel more connected to the workplace while you WFH. Telephones, the […]

National Cancer Survivors Day, and Driving Safety Tips

This episode takes a look at National Cancer Survivors Day, which takes place the first Sunday in June every year. We also drive straight into Driving Safety tips. With summer travel picking up, we can all drive more alert and keep everyone on the road safe.

National Safety Month, Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot Medical Fund

This episode features National Safety Month and Men’s Health Awareness Month. We also talk about a Medical Fund started by Eden Beckett for Frankie Banali of Quiet Riot. Frankie’s friend Peter Beckett of Player, and Peter’s wife Eden, have started a Go Fund Me to help support Frankie through his battle with cancer. Click here […]

Reunited Apart, Covid Relief, and More

This broadcast continues the theme of ‘Life Durid Covid’, as we take a look at how the pandemic is changing our lives everyday.  We talk in detail about the youtube series hosted by Josh Gad called ‘Reunited Apart’.  This video series is raising money and awareness for Covid 19 Relief, and features reunions of some […]

Buffet, Or Not Buffet. That Is The Question.

Adam and Jay have been discussing dealing with Life During Covid, and with Life After Covid. One of the many changes will be the probable closing of all Buffet Restaurants in America. Buffets have been on the decline anyway over the last 20 years, and now with Covid, they most likely will cease to exist.

Mothers Day During Covid

Happy Mothers Day Weekend! Adam and Jay discuss Mothers Day during Covid. According to a national survey 3 out of 10 people are going to celebrate the day with their mom, closer than 6 feet. Other topics include life after working from home orders begin to lift, and the slow return of professional sports.

All Together Now telethon benefitting the L.A. Emergency COVID 19 Crisis Fund

We begin with the All Together Now telethon benefitting the L.A. Emergency COVID 19 Crisis Fund. Artists including Smokey Robinson, Carole King, Jeff Bridges, Rick Springfield, and our Yacht Rock pals Peter Beckett from Player, Burleigh Drummond, Mary Harris and Ken Stacey from Ambrosia, Steve Lukather from Toto, and many many more. The streaming telethon […]

Alcohol Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Adam and Jay discuss the importance of Alcohol Awareness during the current crises, and how Alcohol can be an issue while sheltering in place with isolation during the Caronavirus Pandemic. We also cover community service projects at Midwestern State University and The University at Buffalo.

Dolly Parton, Michael McDonald Stepping Up

This show features Jay and Adam from their home studios as the technology works perfectly to broadcast the show while they continue to practice social distancing and WFH (work from home). They share more thoughts on dealing with the COVID19 world we live in, from staying in touch with your Human Resource Department, to the […]

Coping with COVID 19

This show covers just a few of the national stories that have come out of the COVID 19 crisis, from charitable online living room concerts, to business owners chipping in, to everyone social distancing, to the ‘Covidiots’ not taking this situation serious.

Social Distancing and Things To Do

On this episode we explore things to do while you ‘Shelter in Place’ with your families during the social distancing to slow the spread of COVID 19.  From watching all 20 plus Marvel Super Hero movies, to a Monopoly marathon, Adam and Jay provide some ideas that could be fun while you get to spend […]

Nashville Strong, and Spring Break Travel Tips

This episode begins with information about the Tornado that hit Nashville, TN, and how you can help. Click for more info or to donate. We also present Spring Break travel tips to help you and your family during this busy travel time of the year.

David Ayers, and National Kidney Awareness Month

On this show we talk about the inspiring story of David Ayres, the 42 year old Zamboni Driver who, due to 2 Goalie injuries, was called in to play for the Carolina Canes in the NHL.  He saved the last 7 shots of the game for the Canes to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 6 […]

Personal Trainer Landon Wadkins and Heart Health Awareness

My own personal trainer Landon Wadkins from Orange Theory Fitness joins me on today’s show to talk fitness and heart health.  February is Heart Health Awareness Month, and Coach Wadkins has some health and fitness tips to keep your ticker in tip top shape.

Peyton Manning Children Hospital, and Breast Cancer Awareness

We begin this show with a conversation with Super Bowl Champion and NFL Veteran Ryan Diem. Ryan and his wife Julie chair a bowling tourney to raise money for Pediatric Cancer and Peyton Manning Children Hospital. This is a follow up report on the Strike Out Cancer event, which raised $120,000! Thank you to everyone […]

Strike Out Cancer raises $120K, and Winter Driving Safety Tips

This show begins with an update on the Strike Out Cancer event that raised $120,000 for Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. You can still donate to Strike Out Cancer. With the coldest time of year, we also talk about Winter Driving Safety tips. Stay warm and drive safe!

National Burn Awareness Week, Frost Bite, and Space Heater Safety

National Burn Awareness week is February 2 to 8.  The coldest part of the winter is a great time to talk about Burn Awareness, due to the amount of Frost Bite cases and Space Heater accidents.  Adam and Jay discuss the similarities between Hypothermia/Frost Bite with a severe Burn, as well as Space Heater safety during the […]

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020

On this episode we honor the charitable works of some of the members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020. The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, and Depeche Mode, are just a few of the members of this Rock Hall class who have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to causes around […]

Oscar Award winner Franke Previte, and Toys for Tots

This weekend in honor of Christmas, we speak with Franke Previte, about his Christmas song ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’.  He won an Oscar for best song in 1987 for composing ‘I’ve Had The Time Of My Life’ on the Dirty Dancing soundtrack. Now he’s teamed up with Vivace and Mark Masri, for this wonderfully produced instant […]

Toys For Tots with The Nauti Yachtys

On this episode Adam and Jay talk about the incredible history of the Toys For Tots program with the US Marines, with a fun show benefitting Toys For Tots. On Friday December 20 at the Vogue Theatre, Yacht Rock tribute band The Nauti Yachtys will set sail! The first 100 people to bring a new […]

Thanksgiving Fun Facts, Blackout Wednesday Alcohol Awareness

This show features Adam and Jay going over a plethora of Thanksgiving Fun Facts. From the silly, like 50 Million pumpkin pies being eaten on Turkey Day, to the more serious, like the night before Thanksgiving being nicknamed Blackout Wednesday do to Alcohol Consumption and Abuse, this show is sure to get you in the […]

Veterans Day and Holiday Planning

On this show we honor the men and women of the United State Armed Forces with a tribute to Veterans Day. Jay and Adam also talk about Holiday Planning to get you ready for the hustle and bustle of the end of the year and the holiday season. With the proper planning you can stay […]

Turkey Trot Prep and November Awareness

On this show we welcome November by getting ready for the Thanksgiving fun runs known as Turkey Trots and Drumstick Dashes. Plan ahead now to sign up for a Charity Run on thanksgiving morning.  We also run down a few major and fun Awareness Days happening this month, including Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, No Shave […]

Ed Asner Family Center, Fall Travel Tips

Ed Asner celebrates his 90th with a Benefit Birthday Party on November 3rd at the Hollywood Roosevelt, with proceeds going to the Ed Asner Family Center for Autism/Special Needs Awareness. The night will feature special guests and performances by Jackson Browne, Steve Lukather from Toto, Dick Van Dyke, Nancy Sinatra, Mark Hamill and many more. […]

October Is Breast Cancer and Liver Cancer Awareness Month

October is full of Awareness. Adam and Jay cover not only Breast Cancer and Liver Awareness month, but also take a look at a long list of Awareness Month topics from National Pretzel Month to National Book Fair month, and even Zombie Preparedness Month! Happy October!

National Good Neighbor Day, and National Homemade Cookie Month

Another wonderful edition of national Public Affairs radio kicks off with a discussion on National Good Neighbor Day, which takes place September 28th. President Jimmy Carter named the day in 1978 to promote Good Neighbors, Strong Communities, and Safe Neighborhoods. This show also features a report on National Homemade Cookie Month, covering an easy activity […]

Rock The Yacht Benefit Concert, Fall Preparedness

We set sail on this show with a Benefit Concert in Dayton, OH at the Levitt Pavilion coming September 26th. It’s the Rock the Yacht tour featuring Ambrosia, Peter Beckett the Voice of Player, and John Ford Coley. Get tickets for this incredible lineup and help support the free concert lineup next year at the […]

Self Care Awareness Month

Adam and Jay celebrate Self Care Awareness Month by addressing the 8 areas of Self Care. Much like the oxygen mask in an airplane, you need to take care of yourself, before you can take care of others. The topics discussed in this show can be found at EvolveToLive.org.

National Teen Driving Safety Week

Adam and Jay discuss safety tips to discuss with your teenager as part of Teen Driving Safety Week. Thank you to Teen Driver Source for the information. We also cover a green initiative many hotels are adopting as they stop production of the miniature shampoo bottles provided in the hotel bathroom.

Bus Stop Safety and Homework Tips

On this episode Adam and Jay discuss a very sobering topic concerning Bus Stop Safety. Too many children are hurt or killed from drivers not paying attention to the Bus Stop Arm instructing drivers to Stop. Many states have new Bus Stop Arm laws to help with this issue, with severe fines for violators. We […]

Let’s go Back to School!

On this episode, Adam and Jay talk about Back to School tips, for every age from Kindergarten to College. Click here for more information on the topics discussed in this show. We also talk about Adam’s recent trip to the University of Tennessee to speak with the Volunteers football team about Social Media.

Sun and UV Protection

This episode features a conversation about Sun Damage, Skin Cancer, UV Protection, and more. From your skin to your eyes, we go over tips to help protect yourself from the harmful UV rays of the Sun as we come thru the home stretch of the summer season. Learn more about protection from the Sun.

TCC Culure of Good, 4th of July Tips

We begin this show with a tip of the hat to The Cellular Connection and their Culture of Good. This community service arm of their company focuses on helping the communities of their national locations with 4 annual initiatives; Teachers, Rescue Animals, Schools, and Veterans. We also talk about the history of the 4th of […]

Silent Disco recap, Fathers Day History

We quickly recap the Silent Disco sponsored by Vibenomics, raising over $30,000 for the Fishers Youth Assistance Program. This episode also features a report on the history of Fathers Day, as we celebrate your Dad this weekend in America!

Vibe Fest for Fishers Youth Assistance Program, and Travel Safety Tips

We begin the show with a Silent Disco party to benefit the Fishers Youth Assistance Program. Get more info and buy your tickets for this awesome event on Friday night June 7. The evening features a live concert at the Nickel Plate Amphitheater from a Journey Tribute band, and a Silent Disco at the Vibenomics […]

Music Appreciation with Prince, Making Affordable Family Memories

On this show we highlight Music Appreciation by talking about a brand new album from Prince. Learn more about the exclusive album download from Tidal Music. We also discuss affordable ways to make memories with your family, from a simple game night, to a quick road trip, to checking out a nearby State Park. Learn […]

The Gas Station Diet, and Healthy Vision Month Awareness

This show covers a healthy snack tip called the Gas Station Diet, presented in an Anytime Fitness blog post. When you’re pressed for time, skip the greasy drive thru and stop at the gas station for some healthier options like nuts, string cheese, fruit, etc. We also touch on Healthy Vision Month Awareness, discussing screen […]

Recreation Northwest with KAFE 104.1, and Springtime Safety Tips

This episode begins with an update from Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, where the recent Torrey Smith Family Fund charity basketball game took place. We report on the Recreation Northwest public health campaign Whatcom Parkscriptions Day, supported by our affiliate KAFE 104.1 in Bellingham WA. We also have Springtime Safety Tips to keep you and […]

Speedy Q Tree Planting Program, Alcohol Awareness

This episode features a Tree Planting Program at Speedy Q Convenience Stores. Speedy Q’s Reduced Emissions Program is reducing emissions up to 30%, making communities cleaner and greener. Find out more. We also cover Alcohol Awareness Month, and discuss a simple 4 question test called CAGE Screening to determine if Alcohol is a problem in […]

GameStop Cares, Jammin’ for Jaclyn, and Earth Day

On this show Adam Ritz and Jay Baker tip their hat to the corporate giving at GameStop and their Power To The Planet program. Support a cancer benefit concert with New Jersey affiliate Oldies 107.9 WOLD called Jammin’ For Jaclyn and cover Earth Day 2019.

Volunteerism, Folds of Honor and The Pride Stores

This show features a report from The Pride Stores and their work with Folds of Honor. Folds of Honor supports military families thru scholarships and more, and The Pride Stores donated a portion of every cup of coffee to Folds of Honor. We also report on April being National Volunteerism Month, by encouraging Volunteering at […]

Get Go Gift Giving, Healthy Habits, and Tornado Preparedness

On this show we report on a Get Go Gift Giving program that donated $5000 to the All Saints Knights of Columbus Council, benefiting the American Cancer Society, Emma’s Footprints, Emmaus Ministries Soup Kitchen, and more! Learn more about Get Go. We also discuss a 9 Point Healthy Habit daily plan, and Tornado Preparedness during […]

Fit Flight N Fun, Wabash College Mental Health

Our show begins with a report on a fun and active fundraiser for your school, team, group, or scout troop. Instead of selling high calorie candy for a fundraiser, you can have a fundraiser at a Trampoline Park! Check out Flight Fit n Fun for more info. This show also feature an interview with David […]

Duchess Cancer Donation, and National Sleep Awareness Month

We begin the broadcast with a report from Columbus OH, at the Duchess Shoppes convenience stores Corporate Headquarters. Duchess recently donated $60,564.49 to the OSUCCC-James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute to aid the fight against cancer. Learn more here. This show also feature an update on National Sleep Awareness Week, highlighting the importance of […]

Parkers Emergency & Trauma Center, Boy Scouts of America

This show begins with a report from Savannah GA on the Parkers Emergency & Trauma Center. Parkers high end convenience stores sponsors this Health Care Center, and even provides gas cards to patients who need ongoing medical treatment. We also report on the life lessons learned in the Boy Scouts of America. Be prepared! Learn […]

Water Conservation Report, and Remembering Live Aid

On this show we report on a Water Conservation Project in Baltimore known as The Water Wheel. Recently, Canton Car Wash donated $10,000 to the water Conservation Project in Baltimore Harbor. Also, in honor of the 5 Oscar Nominations for Bohemian Rhapsody in this year’s 91st Academy Awards, we take a look back at the […]

Education Tips, and a STEM Grant from AT&T Aspire

We begin this episode featuring a grant from AT&T Aspire to the Dibia Dream Foundation in Miami to support STEM Education. Learn more about how the grant will provide a free Saturday class to kids in new Orleans and Miami. We also discuss important Education Tips for young elementary age children, that every young parent […]

National Canned Food Month

Join us for National Canned Food Month, as we discuss the importance the canned food industry plays in Feeding the Hungry, Recycling, and the U.S Economy, with fun facts along the way. Did you know the Canned Food Alliance produced a Super Bowl commercial in 1985? Watch it below. Learn more about the topics covered […]

Winter Driving Safety

On this episode Adam and Jay discuss Winter Driving Safety.  This is the time of year the snow and ice can really pile up to make driving an unsafe activity for you and your family.  Plan ahead with Winter Driving Preparedness to keep you and your family safe during the cold winter months.  Learn more from […]

Ryan Diem and Strike Out Pediatric Cancer, and Blood Donor Awareness Month

This show features an interview with former NFL Star and Super Bowl Champion Ryan Diem.  Ryan has been promoting Pediatric Cancer Awareness since he was in the NFL.  He and his wife Julie are co hosts of the ‘Strike Out Cancer’ Bowling Event to raise funding and awareness for Pediatric Cancer and the Peyton Manning […]

Cyber Crimes, Hackers, and Identity Theft

During this episode Adam and Jay talk about Cyber Crimes.  The online criminals and hackers are ready to pounce on you and your cyber bank accounts like a lion on a wounded gazelle.  The discussion includes red flags, risk reduction, and talking to the elderly about cyber scams. The study and research referenced can be […]

Space Heater Safety and Rock 4 Relief

Adam Ritz and co host Jay Baker start this show with a segment on Space Heater Safety and Winter Heating Relief Funds. Click to learn more about Space Heater Safety Tips. Also discussed is a recent social media bullying disaster leading to a discussion on Social Media Responsibility. The show wraps up with a charity […]

Indy Car Driver Charlie Kimball and the JDRF

This episode features a conversation with Charlie Kimball.  Charlie is a professional race car drive hitting speeds over 200 MPH on the Indy Car racing circuit.  As a young adult, Charlie was diagnosed with Diabetes.  Currently he is an ambassador for the JDRF.  The JDRF funds type 1 diabetes research, turning Type One into Type None. […]

Tatum Parker

This show features a conversation with an amazing young woman, Tatum Parker. Tatum is a multi survivor of Cancer, after being diagnosed at a very young age. Her and her family started the Tatum PArker Project to provide backpacks filled with goodies for children diagnosed with Cancer, and to raise money and awareness. If you’d […]

Fatheadz CEO/President Rico Elmore

Rico Elmore joins me to talk about the importance of Corporate Giving.  Rico sharethe initiatives him and his staff at Fatheadz Eyewear are involved with including giving eye frames to the needy.

Flu Shots, Phones At Dinner, and Social Media Responsibility

Regular radio vets Libby Farr and Taylor Scott join me to discuss 3 topics including; the importance and dangers of Flu Shots, Watching TV or worse your smart phone while you eat a family dinner, and a recent story of a University of Alabama student who was expelled for a terribly ignorant and irresponsible social […]

Sports Psychologist and Author Dr. Rob Bell

This episode features a conversation with Dr. Robb Bell. We talk about his latest book called ‘No One Gets There Alone.’ This book is about helping others, not only in athletics, but in the corporate world as well, with an athletic mindset. Life is a competition, and No One Gets There Alone! This show also […]

Ken Stacey and Heartland, promote Love and The Spirit of Martin Luther King

This show features an interview with Ken Stacey. Ken is the lead singer for Grammy nominated recording artist Ambrosia. Ken, and his very talented musical special guests, are putting on a show on Sunday, January 14th at Bogies in Westlake Village, CA.  This is a special musical celebration of Love and the Spirit of Martin […]

Cancer Awareness with Atlanta Rhythm Section

We feature an interview with founding member of Atlanta Rhythm Section, sharing a story of a Benefit Cancer Tennis Tourney.  Dean played tennis with Paul Davis, Kansas, The Commodores, and more, to raise money for Cancer Research.  We also have some fun and talk about the Atlanta Rhythm Section monster 70’s hits ‘Imaginary Lover’ and ‘So […]

Matt Hall from Azimuth

Major Matt Hall from the United States Army joins us to talk about Azimuth.  Azimuth is a non profit that provides resources for Vets.  Everything from Job Training to Substance Abuse.  More info at www.AzimuthList.org. Azimuth is presenting Red White and Brew Fest, with several great local craft breweries, to raise money and awareness on October […]

Hurricane Maria Relief in Puerto Rico

This features information on the best ways to help and support the victims of hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  Puerto Rico was devastated by recent hurricanes and is still in need of our help to restore power, and start the rebuilding.  This show also features an interview with Florida Gators head football coach Jim McElwain.

Hurricane Relief

We welcome Radio Veteran Taylor Scott to the show for a report on the devastation left behind by 2 back to back Hurricanes in Texas and Florida.  As relief efforts continue, you can make a donation by texting REDCROSS to 90999. Segments also include a Rocky Mountain Fellowship Retreat and Coach Everett Withers on Character […]

Fallen Officer, Lt. Aaron Allen Fundraiser, and Walk a Mile In Her Shoes

We welcome veteran Radio News Person Libby Farr to this show.  Libby and I share 2 main charity reports on the Walk a Mile In Her Shoes campaign, and the Lt. Aaron Allen Fundraiser.  Police Officer Lt. Aaron Allen was tragically murdered by a car crash victim he was trying to help, and leaves behind […]

Brian Galloway and OGO Technology

This show features a conversation with Brian Galloway.  Brian was paralyzed from the waist down in a motorcycle accident.  He has partnered with a company from New Zealand called Ogo Technology (www.ogotechnology.com) to help other’s like him not only have an easier way to traverse the terrain, but to cope with their paralysis, have more […]

Scott McCorkle, Chairman of Fuzic, and Corporate Charity.

This show features a fascinating conversation with Scott McCorkle.  Scott is a Tech and Marketing advisor and investor.  He’s been a part of many successful companies, including Exact Target, Salesforce, Torchlight, and most recently Scott has been named the Chairman of Fuzic, a Marketing Tech company. www.FuzicMedia.com Adam and Scott discuss the importance of Employee Engagement […]

Sean Pugh from Purdue University

This show features an interview with Sean Pugh, the Player Development Director for Purdue University Boilermakers football.  Sean shares with us the programs and initiatives the Boilermakers have in place to serve the community.  Sean also works with the football players to build the foundation for these young men to be ready for life after […]

Blythe Newsome and Modern Mom

We catch up with Blythe Newsome, columnist from Modern Mom to discuss parenting, and breast cancer awareness.  This show also features a report on Make A Wish Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and more.  

Ryan Vaughn and the Indiana Sports Corp

Our featured interview on this show is with Ryan Vaughn, the CEO of Indiana Sports Corp. Ryan shares how ISC works with charities and foundations, and promotes incredible events like the ‘Indy Ultimate’. Register for this amazing event/race at www.IndianaSportsCorp.org. This show also features and interview about Integrity and Character with the University of Washington […]

Unified Track with Lee Lonzo and Mitch Bonar

This show features a report from a Unified Track meet, with Champions Together Director Lee Lonzo and Unified Track coach Mitch Bonar.  Unified Track is a national phenomenon, pairing high school kids with special needs with their High School peers to compete together for a State Championship sanctioned by the sate athletic Association.  More information […]

Josh Wildman from Bottom Line Faith

Our feature interview on this show is with Josh Wildman.  Josh is the CEO of The Wildman Business Group.  This interview is from his appearance on Bottom Line Faith, a show co-hosted by Adam Ritz, with Ray Hilbert, touching on leadership in the marketplace.  Josh and his company do amazing works with Philanthropy, Mission Trips, […]

Wynn Smiley from Alpha Tau Omega

We catch up with the CEO of Alpha Tau Omega, with my co host from Bottom Line Faith, Ray Hilbert.  Wynn shares his expertise on leadership faith and philanthropy.  More info atwww.BottomLineFaith.org

Lee Marcum and the Donut 5K

Lee Marcum, CEO of Jacks Donuts, joins me to talk about the Donut 5K benefitting the Hamilton County Human Society.  This show features philanthropy reports from Bradley University, and a fatherhood initiative in the Rocky Mountains. 

Ryan Diem and Allie And Friends

We welcome back former Super Bowl Champion Ryan Diem for a wrap up report on the Cheers For Charity event that raised money and awareness for Allie And Friends and Pediatric Cancer Research.  Listen to find out how you can win tickets and a trip to the Super Bowl in Houston, while giving to a […]

Chris Lucas at Auburn University, and more

We begin the show with a conversation with Chris Lucas, Assistant Director of Student Affairs at Auburn University.  Chris shares with us an initiative the IFC put forth to raise money and awareness for The Dufner Foundation, to help feed the hungry.  With a skeet shooting event, the gentlemen of Auburn raised over $3000.  Other […]

Tatum’s Bags of Fun, with Vols Coach Butch Jones, and more

This show kicks off with Jayson Parker, Executive Director of Tatum’s Bags of Fun.  In honor of Jayson’s now 16 year old daughter who survived 2 bouts with pediatric cancer, Tatum’s Bags of Fun provides backpacks full of toys, games, and electronics to every child in Indiana that is diagnosed with cancer.  This October 28th […]

Woof Stock and the Humane Society, and more

We begin with a conversation with Maggie Owens from the Humane Society of Hamilton County.  Maggie and her pet pals are excited for their Woof Stock concert on October 8, more info here: http://www.hamiltonhumane.com/.  We also talk with Brandon Harnick and Doran Lawrence at Georgia Southern University about their Alpha Epsilon Pi philanthropy to raise money […]

Team Impact at Rice University

This show features an interview with Don Brown, the strength coach for Men’s Basketball at Rice University.  Coach Brown is also in charge of the players’ involvement with an incredible organization called Team Impact.  Segments include, reports on Pediatric Cancer with Ryan Diem, Special Olympics with PJ Fleck, and a team project at the University […]

Fraternity Row

The Adam Ritz Show

On this show we showcase 4 interviews from 4 Universities to learn about how fraternity men are working for a better tomorrow.  Adam features reports from Clemson on Sexual Assault Awareness, Oregon on Cystic Fibrosis, Texas A&M on the Seal Legacy Foundation, and Bradley University on a Children’s Hospital.

Chris Petersen and Washington Huskies Football

Chris Petersen, head football coach at the University of Washington, joins us to talk about the Character and Integrity within the walls of his Pac 12 Huskies program.  Coach Petersen discusses what an OKG is, an ‘Our Kinda Guy’.  This show also features 2 philanthropy reports from Emory University in Atlanta, as well as the […]

Jim Karol and the Invictus Games

This show begins with a conversation with Mentalist and Performer Jim Karol.  Jim shares his work with the Invictus Games, Wounded Warriors, and Gary Sinise.  Thanks to Rick Elmore for this interview (originally aired on The Skinny with Rico Elmore).  This show also features an MDA philanthropy report from the University of Arkansas.

Tuscaloosa meets British Columbia meets Haiti

We start the show with our feature interview with Craig Dick and Connor Dunn from the University of British Columbia in the Great White North.  As members of Delta Kappa Epsilon, these young men host a hockey tournament called Stick It To Cancer to raise money and awareness for Cancer Research.  Adam Ritz Show contributor […]

Live from SMU, with Fair Haven Foundation, and more

The show kicks off with a community service update at SMU in Dallas .  Our feature interview is with Sherry Roberts with the Fair Haven Foundation.  The www.FairHavenFoundation.orgworks with Families seeking housing during critical care.  We also feature an ALS update with show contributor Nigel.

Jackie Maier and Special Olympics, Part 2

This show is the continuation of an amazing conversation with Jackie Maier, one of the many talented volunteers with Special Olympics.  In this episode, we get to meet Jackie’s extraordinary children and hear about their volunteer experiences.

Jackie Maier and Special Olympics, Part 1

Adam broadcasts an amazing conversation with Jackie Maier, an educator who has devoted her life to Special Needs Children and the Special Olympics.  This is Part 1 of the conversation, touching on the importance of Volunteering, with Jackie’s team

Live at K-State, With Jim Bridge, Big Shoulders Fund Chicago, and more

We begin this show in front of a live studio audience at K-State as we speak to the student athletes about their community service projects.  Our feature interview is with Jim Bridge, assistant football coach at Duke University.  Jim shares with us his thoughts on fatherhood, family, integrity, character, social media, and more. We finish […]

David Thornton

On this episode Adam welcomes Ray Hilbert from Bottom Line Faith and David Thornton from the Indianapolis Colts to talk about Faith and Leadership in the marketplace.  David Thornton is the Director of Player Engagement for the Colts, and works with the players to inspire and instill leadership qualities.  David’s faith and perseverance have played […]

Coach’s Corner with Adam Ritz

The Adam Ritz Show

Adam goes in depth with some of the country’s top coaches and athletic personalities, including Bob Stoops, Larry Brown, Rod Woodson, Jim McElwain, Brandon McManus and more.

Live from Boston College, with School on Wheels, and more

We begin this show with a live studio audience at Boston College as we feature a student athlete community service project at Camp Harbor View to help children.  Our feature interview is with Claire Brosman with School on Wheels.  Claire shares with us how School on Wheels provides tutoring for homeless children in Marion County. […]

Live from Fresno State University, with Tom Britt, and more

We begin this show in from of a live studio audience in California at Fresno State University, as we feature a community service project with the Fresno State Athletic Department.  Our feature interview is with Tom Britt.  Tom is the director of the Geist Half Marathon, which raises money for health and fitness programs at […]

Live from Southern Illinois University, with Brad Lambert, and more

We begin this broadcast at Southern Illinois University in front of a live studio audience at Greek Week.  SIU Tau Kappa Epsilon member Chris Lewis joins us to talk about their work with St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  Our feature interview is with Brad Lambert, the head football coach at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. […]

Live at Guilford College, with Little Red Door Cancer Agency, and more

This broadcast begins with a live studio audience at Guilford College in Greensboro NC.  We talk with Guilford student athlete Gregory Mello about their work with Big Brothers Big Sisters.  Our feature interview is with Katie Means and Nick Duvall from the Little Red Door Cancer Agency.   Join Little Red Door for their Trivia […]

Live from Georgia Southern University, with Adam Clay, and more

This show begins in Statesboro GA in front of a live studio audience at Georgia Southern University.  We talk with Alpha Epsilon Pi member Richard Spector about their Dog Days charity to benefit bone marrow research and the Gift of Life Foundation.  We also speak with Georgia Southern IFC President Adam Clay about how they […]

Live in Dallas, with the KA Province Council, Jay Duncan from SMU, and more

Today’s show begins in front of a live studio audience in Dallas TX at the Kappa Alpha Order convention.  We talk with Arkansas student Connor Cook about his KA chapter’s Community Service projects that serve the MDA.  Our feature interview is with Jay Duncan, the Director of Basketball Operations at SMU.  Jay shares with us […]

Live at SMU, with Austin McCadden, and more

This show starts with a live studio audience at SMU, as we interview Mustangs football player Justin Lawler about their work with Childrens Hospital and Habitat for Humanity.  Our feature interview is with Austin McCadden, the president of the IFC at Clemson University.  Austin touches on their efforts with a Student Emergency Fund and Sexual […]

Live at Clemson University, with Bill Maskill, and more

Today’s show begins with a live studio audience at Clemson University in South Carolina.  We learn about the Sigma Nu Game Ball Run that benefits the Dabo Swinney ALL IN Foundation from Clemson student Zach Roberts.  Our feature interview is with Bill Maskill, the head football coach at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX. […]

Live from Midwestern State University, with Carter Statham, and more

We begin in Wichita Falls TX in front of a live studio audience at Midwestern State University.  We talk with MSU student athlete Robert Kitchen about the Mustangs’ efforts in the community, including their work with Straight Street, and the Boys and Girls Club.  Our feature conversation is with Texas A&M student Carter Statham.  Carter […]

Live at University of Memphis, with Blake Bell, and more

Join us with our live studio audience at the University of Memphis as we play the fabulous social media responsibility game show ‘Twittercast’!  Our contestants representing the University of Missouri Science and Technology and the University of Arkansas Monticello show off their last 3 tweets on air to win fabulous prizes.  Our feature interview is […]

Live at the Laguna Beach Christian Retreat, with Michael Wilson, and more

We start the show in front of a live studio audience at the Laguna Beach Christian Retreat in Panama City Beach, where Florida Gulf Coast University student and Kappa Alpha member Grant Scott joins us to talk about their community service projects that raise money and awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  Our feature interview […]

Hope and Overcoming, Face The Music, and more

This features an amazing interview with Gina Bardach, the Executive Director of Hope And Overcoming. Hope And Overcoming raises awareness and funding for Addiction and Recovery and is connected with several national Family initiatives to help people with their addiction issues. Gina and Hope And Overcoming are also proud to present Face The Music, and […]

Live at Huntington University, with Damian De Lorenzis, and more

This show begins with a live audience at Huntington University as we showcase the servant leadership of the students athletes, and their work helping to feed the hungry.  Our feature interview is with Damian De Lorenzis, Cruise Director of the Celebrity Constellation.  Damian shares with us how the staff and crew volunteer at several orphanages of […]

Live from Boston College, with Mike Haddorff, and more

We begin this show in front of a live studio audience at Boston College.  BC football player Alex Howell joins us to talk about how the Eagles work with At Risk Kids in the Boston Community.  Our feature interview is with Mike Haddorff, the executive director of an amazing Father/Son retreat in Colorado called Christ […]

Live in Orlando, with Florida Gators head football coach Jim McElwain, and more

We begin in Orlando Florida in front of a live audience at the ATO National Convention.  Our feature interview is with the head coach of the Flordia Gators football team, Jim McElwain.  Coach Mac shares with us his thoughts on family, fatherhood, and the work he does with his wife Karen for the Mac Foundation. […]

Live at UIndy, with Florida State head football coach Jimbo Fisher, and more

We begin with a live audience at the University of Indianapolis.  UIndy student athlete Lucas Rooney joins us to talk about their work with the Make A Wish Foundation and Team Impact.  Our feature interview is with Jimbo Fisher, the head football coach at Florida State University.  Coach Fisher shares with us how the Seminoles […]

Live at Georgia Southern University, with Dr. Rob Bell, and more

This show begins with a live audience and a Social Media responsibility game show at Georgia Southern University.  Our feature interview is with Dr. Rob Bell, sports psychologist and expert in mental conditioning.  We explore his new book, “Don’t Should On Your Kids.”  We also feature a report from Tuscaloosa on how the Alabama Crimson […]

Live at Hanover College, with Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops, and more

We begin this show at Hanover College in front of a live studio audience, and interview Hanover student athlete Jake Stilwell about his teams’ efforts with Habitat for Humanity.  Our feature interview is with Bob Stoops, the head football coach of the Oklahoma Sooners.  Bob shares with us the service work his team does with […]

Live from University at Buffalo, with Bulls head coach Lance Leipold, and more

This show begins at the University at Buffalo in front of a live studio audience, with QB Tony Daniel as our guest.  Tony explains how the football teams works with Buffalo area children to promote a healthy active life style.  Our feature interview is with Lance Leipold, the head football coach at the University at […]

Live from Florida State University, with Matt Painter, and more

Today’s show begins in Tallahassee at Florida State University in front of a live studio audience.  FSU All American kicker Roberto Aguayo joins us to talk about the Seminole’s community service efforts with Dance Marathon for children’s hospitals and Uplifting Athletes for rare disease.  Our feature interview is with Matt Painter, head men’s basketball coach […]

Live from The Gentleman’s Gentleman Convention, with Feeding America, and more

This show kicks off at TheGentlemansGentleman.com conference in front of a live studio audience.  We welcome Jarod, John, and Jace to the stage to play the Social Media game show, TwitterCast.  Our feature interview is with Andy Klein and Feeding America.  Andy shares with us how he and his family are involved with FeedingAmerica.org and […]

Live at Emory University, with Marlon Gibson, and more

We start the show in front of a live studio audience at Emory University in Atlanta.  We talk with Emory students about their community service including a Zeta Beta Tau Bike-a-thon to benefit Children’s Cancer with the B Foundation.  We also interview Emory Assistant Dean of Students Marlon Gibson, and find out about the students’ […]

Live from Fisher College College, with Patrick McGovern, and more

This show starts at Fisher College in Boston in front of a live studio audience. We cover Fisher College student athlete community service like we never have before! Our feature interview is with Patrick McGovern, the Executive Director of Acacia International Fraternity. Patrick discusses several topics including helping your fellow man, servant leadership, philanthropy, as […]

Live from Bradley University, with St. Jude Children Hospital, and more

This episode begins in front of a live studio audience at Bradley University, as we interview Dan Larson about his fraternity Sigma Nu, and their service work with Peoria Churches and The Boys and Girls Club. Feature interviews continue from Bradley as we speak with Halie Goetz about her Service Sorority, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, and […]

Live at Morrisville State College, with MSC coach Curt Fitzpatrick, and more

Today’s show begins in front of a live studio audience at Morrisville State College in Mid State New York. MSU student athlete Fahraad Johnson is my guest and speaks about working with the children of Morrisville with his team’s community service. Our feature interview stays in Morrisville with MSC head football coach Curt Fitzpatrick. Coach […]

Live at Oral Roberts University, with the Scott Carter Foundation, and more

We begin this show in front of a live studio audience at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa OK. ORU Hoops Guard Aaron Young joins us to talk about a recent service trip to the Dominican Republic that involved not only playing basketball, but working with their local children, and praying with the opponents after the […]

Live from Mount Aloysius College, with Ginger Gilmore, Alabama Football, and more

We begin the show in front of a live studio audience at Mount Aloysius College in PA, as we recognize the entire student athlete population for their Award Winning community service work. Our feature interview is with Ginger Gilmore at the University of Alabama. Ginger is the head athletic trainer with the Crimson Tide football […]

Live at the University of Louisville, with the Pro Flowrider Tour, and more

This show begins with a live studio audience at the University of Louisville, as we showcase another Kappa Alpha Order initiative to raise money and awareness for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Our feature interview is with Andy Haase, former Flowrider National Champion now on the Pro Tour as the PA Announcer. Andy tells us about […]

Live from the Acacia National Convention, with Mom Nonnie, and more

This broadcasts begins at the Acacia National Convention in front of a live studio audience. Acacia member Avery Robertson from Ohio University shares with us how his chapter recently raised $27,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Research with the www.5cacia.org. Our feature interview is with Nonnie Owens, a relationship and dating expert. Mom Nonnie shares with us […]

Live from Reno, with Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, and more

We begin this show in front of a live studio audience at a student leadership conference in Reno, Nevada, as we learn how the MDA gets help from students at Arizona State and Arizona. Our feature interview is with Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin. Coach Tomlin speaks of the importance of Fatherhood and we showcase […]

The Annie Moses Band

This entire episode is a fascinating conversation with Annie Dupre and Alex Wolaver from the Annie Moses Band. Alex and Annie tell us about the Annie Moses Foundation and how they support the arts with their annual Fine Arts Summer Academy. We also discuss the importance of family, adoption, patriotism, and more. Information at www.AnnieMosesBand.com.

Live from Tulane, with Martin George, and more

This show begins in New Orleans at Tulane University in front of a live studio audience. At Tulane we learn about the amazing charity called Emily’s Entourage that benefits Cystic Fibrosis. Our feature interview is with Martin George. Martin is the CEO of LTC Language Solutions, and we discuss the importance of not only learning […]

Live from Whittier College, with Randy Edsall, and more

This show starts in Los Angeles at Whittier College in front of a live studio audience. At Whittier we get academic advice from a Presidential Scholar Athlete. We then feature a report from the IHSAA Unified Track State Championships with Champions Together Director Lee Lonzo and Special Olympics IN CEO Michael Furnish. Our feature interview […]

Live with the Progress House, with Joel Sanchez, and more

This show begins with a live audience as we learn about how the Progress House serves men with alcohol and drug addiction issues. Learn more about how you can get involved with the Progress House and the Annual Memorial Jim Malarney Golf Outing at Progress House. Our feature interview is with Joel Sanchez. Joel is […]

Live in San Diego, with Georgia’s Mark Richt, Cody Dove, and more

We begin with a live audience in San Diego as we honor students from Arizona State and the University of Idaho for their service work, benefiting the DZ Speech and Hearing Foundation and the Make A Wish Foundation. Our feature interview is with Mark Richt, head football coach at the University of Georgia. Coach Richt […]

Live from the DKE National Convention, with Anna Liotta, and more

We start this show with a live audience at the Delta Kappa Epsilon national convention as we talk with Parker Lawson about his international studying in Spain & service work with The United Way. Our feature interview is with Anna Liotta, author of Unlocking Generational Codes. Anna shares with us her experience as a national […]

Live from California State University Dominguez Hills, with Nigel Vagana, and more

We begin in Southern California in front of a live studio audience at California State University in Dominguez Hills as we interview SAAC President Danny Haley about the CSU community service. Our feature interview is with Nigel Vagana. Nigel played 13 yeas in the National Rugby League of Australia and is now the Director of […]

Live from Twin Lakes, with Anthem Flint, Children’s Hospitals, and more

This show kicks off with a live studio audience on the campus of Twin Lakes as we cover Social Media Responsibility. Our feature interview is with Anthem Flint. Anthem is professional entertainer and magician, and he shares with us a few of his secrets, as well as his service work at Childrens’ Hospitals. We also […]

Live at Purdue University, with Frank Townsend, The Holloway Foundation, and more

This show starts in front of a live studio audience at Purdue University as we interview Boilermaker Football Player Robert Kugler about their work with Habitat For Humanity. Our feature interview is with Comedian Frank Townsend. The Norwegian Cruise Line Headlining Comedian has a unique perspective on the importance of Fatherhood, and is a champion […]

Live at Goldey-Beacom College, with Derek Crudele, and more

We begin this episode in front of a lIve studio audience at Goldey-Beacom College in Wilmington, Delaware. GBC Lightening student athlete Asia Ellis joins us to talk about their community service work with the Ronald McDonald House and The Make A Wish Foundation. Our feature interview is with Derek Crudele, the Goldey-Beacom College Sports Information […]

Bullying Prevention with Kimberly Ewing

This episode of Social Awareness Radio focuses on Bullying and Bullying Prevention. We are honored to chat with Kimberly Ewing of KDE Motivates. Kimberly is certified in the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and works with schools across the country to help raise awareness and reduce bullying. She can be reached at www.KDEMotivates.com. Please remember to […]

Live at The University of Arkansas, with a Crawfish Boil for MDA, and more

This show starts with a live studio audience at the University of Arkansas. In Fayetteville we talk to 2 student leaders. First, Adam Greenberg tells us how his Sigma Nu chapter raises money and awareness for the Boys and Girls Club. Next, Cole Anthony shares how his Kappa Alpha chapter hosts a Crawfish Boil to […]

Live at Wichita State University, with Eric Manski, The Nigel Report, and more

We kick off this show at Wichita State University in front of a live studio audience. We learn about the community service projects from the Shockers and their Student Athlete Advisory Committee. We interview Eric Manski, student leader at the University of Maryland about a few philanthropies on campus in College Park. We showcase a […]

Live at Southern Methodist University, with Lowell Wightman, Polar Plunge, and more

We begin at Southern Methodist University in front of a live studio audience. Listen and learn from Phi Delta Theta member Connor Angle how the SMU students give back to their community by serving the Special Olympics of Dallas. Our feature interview is with Lowell Wightman, director of 360 Mindset. Lowell is a Sports Psychologist […]

Live from Southern Illinois University, with Burleigh Drummond from Ambrosia, and more

We begin this show with a live audience at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, as we report on a Philanthropy from Tau Kappa Epsilon that raised $6000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Our feature interview is with Burleigh Drummond, founding member and drummer for Ambrosia. Burleigh talks about benefit concerts for cancer research, the importance […]

Live with Ken Stacey, Lead Singer of Ambrosia

Ken Stacey, vocalist and musician, joins Adam to talk about mentoring children, and shares great stories from working with Michael Jackson and Elton John, to his current gig as lead singer of Ambrosia.

Live at Florida Gulf Coast University, with Matt Rich Student Leadership, and more

We begin the show with a live studio audience at Florida Gulf Coast University and learn about the $14,000 raise by the Kappa Alpha Golf Tournament for MDA. Our feature interview comes from Texas A&M Commerce with Matt Rich. Matt is a student leader on campus involved with Student Government and Athletics. Segments include Colon […]

Live from K-State, with Clarkson University National Champion Women’s Hockey, 360 Mindset Report, Fed Ex Cares Philanthropy, Denver Bronco Brandon McManus, and more

We start the show with a live studio audio at Kansas State University. We interview K-State basketball player Brian Rohleder about the Wildcats Service Projects in the Manhattan KS area.Our feature interview is with Scott Smalling, Associate Athletic Director at Clarkson University in New York. We chat with Scott about the amazing run the women’s […]

Live from the Delta Kappa Epsilon National Convention, with The Hanger Clinic, Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation, Dallas Cowboy legend Calvin Hill, Florida Gulf Coast University Charity, and more

We start the show with a live audience at the Delta Kappa Epsilon National Convention and feature DKE Parker Lawson and his chapter’s efforts to get involved in the community. Learn about the Deke Leap-frog-athon and how they raise money and awareness for several charities and foundations in Kentucky. Our feature interview is with Sam […]

Live from Ohio State, with Nigel, Murray State Charity, Pledge Platform, and more

This show kicks off with a live audience at The Ohio State University as we highlight an initiative that helps build parks and playgrounds for the community in Columbus. Our feature interview is with Nigel, morning man at rock radio, 105.5 The River, to bring awareness to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Nigel plays Kiss […]

Live from Texas A&M Commerce, with Tom Coons, Champions Together, Mark Thomas, and more

The show begins at Texas A&M Commerce with a live studio audience supporting Breast Cancer Awareness and the Make A Wish Foundation. Feature interviews include talking with former Nazareth College Lacrosse player Tom Coons, talking about teamwork and overcoming adversity. We also talk with Lowell High School principal Lori Pavell about Special Olympics and Champions […]

Live from AFLV in San Diego, with Memphis Tigers head football coach Justin Fuente, Super Bowl Champ Kipp Vickers, UT Tyler Team Impact, and more

This show starts with a live audience at the AFLV West Conference in San Diego, as we interview students from Arizona State University and the University of Idaho about their amazing community service. More info about the the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values at www.aflv.org.Our feature interview is with Justin Fuente, the head football […]

Live from the University of North Florida, University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, the PGA charity efforts, Waldorf College update, Canisius College philanthropy, and more

This show begins with a live audience at the University of North Florida, as we honor the community service of the students and say goodbye and thank you to UNF staffer Laura Worrell, who is moving on from Jacksonville. Our feature interview is with Butch Jones, the head football coach at the University of Tennessee. […]

Live at the University of Tennessee, with Washington State University Student Athlete Welfare, Toledo Rockets Matt Campbell, Uplifting Athletes, and more

We begin this broadcast with a live audience at the University of Tennessee, and interview Volunteers linebacker Curt Maggitt about their role in the Knoxville Community. Curt shares his experience with the Polar Plunge benefiting Special Needs Children. We shoot out to Pullman, WA and talk with Jerry Pastore at Washington State University. Jerry is […]

Live from Leguna Beach Christian Retreat, with Tennessee Volunteers Vol For Life Director Antone Davis, Tarleton State University Drug Awareness, University of North Texas Scholarship, Appalachian State University Student Athlete Leadership, and more

This show begins at the Leguna Beach Christian Retreat with a live studio audience, as we feature Nick Koontz from Kappa Alpha Order talking about the nearly $7,000 raised for MDA at Florida Gulf Coast University. Our feature interview is with Antone Davis. Antone was an All American football player at the University of Tennessee, […]

Live at Wichita State University, with Oklahoma & LSU Philanthropy Awards, Oregon Ducks Football, Jim Voyles, Penn State Altoona, and more

We kick off this show with a live studio audience at Wichita State University, showcasing the Shockers community service with Women’s Track student athlete Jac Abrahamian. Our feature interview is with southern gentlemen William Walker, a staffer with KA national fraternity. William shares the Philanthropy awards for their organizations at the University of Oklahoma and […]

Live at Missouri State, with Jesse Lyons, Lee Lonzo, Lowell Wightman, and more

This show begins with a live studio audience with the Missouri State Bears, this time with the female student athletes and softball player Ali Trickey talking about The Miracle League, which is their baseball game with kids with disabilities that leaves a smile on everyone’s face. Our feature interview is with Jesse Lyons, the Communications […]

Live from MS&T, with The Passion Foundation, Dave Christensen, Elliot Bloom, and more

We kick off the show with a live audience at Missouri Science and Technology covering their Up All Night charity which raises thousands of dollars for the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Our feature interview is with Jon Parla, executive director of The Passion Foundation, a Florida based charity raising awareness for melanoma and skin cancer. […]

Live from Tarleton State University, with Matt Painter, 360 Mindset, Chicago Bears Tornado Relief, Justin Fuente, and more

This broadcast kicks off at Tarleton State University in Texas. TSU student athletes talk service and academics in this live studio audience. Our feature interview is with Purdue Boilermakers head basketball coach Matt Painter. Coach Painter covers Social Media, Fatherhood, Academics, Mentoring, Community Service and more. We welcome back Lowell Wightman with another great 360 […]

Live at Robert Morris University, with Larry Romanoff from Ohio State, Haunted House for Youth Aids, Student Leadership, The Department of Children’s Families in Florida, and more

The show kicks off at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh as we honor DJ Meyers for his character and integrity with the Caught In The Act Award. Our feature interview is with Larry Romanoff, the Director of Football External Relations for The Ohio State University. Larry shares his knowledge and experience from his 44 years […]

Live at Mount Aloysius College, with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell, Tarleton State University’s Cheri Spellmeier, Super Bowl Champ Kipp Vickers, an inspirational story from Memphis, and more

Adam with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell

We kick it off at Mount Aloysius College in PA with a Caught In The Act award for character and integrity. Our feature interview is with the 2nd youngest Division I college football coach in America, Matt Campbell, from the University of Toledo. Coach Campbell shares his thoughts on student leadership and academics. Next is […]

Live at Mount Aloysius College, with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell, Tarleton State University’s Cheri Spellmeier, Super Bowl Champ Kipp Vickers, an inspirational story from Memphis, and more

Adam with Toledo Rockets head football coach Matt Campbell

We kick it off at Mount Aloysius College in PA with a Caught In The Act award for character and integrity. Our feature interview is with the 2nd youngest Division I college football coach in America, Matt Campbell, from the University of Toledo. Coach Campbell shares his thoughts on student leadership and academics. Next is […]

Live at The Ohio State University, with Jack Mewhort from OSU Buckeye Football, Jim Chester from Penn State Greater Allegheny, Bystander Behavior, and more

Adam Ritz with OSU head coach Urban Meyer

This show begins live with Urban Meyer’s Ohio State Buckeyes as we honor offensive lineman Jack Mewhort with the ‘Caught In The Act’ award for integrity and character. We travel to Pittsburgh to speak with Jim Chester, Athletic Director at Penn State Greater Allegheny, about his student athletes’ community service projects. We welcome back Bystander […]

Live from the University of Kansas, with Wyoming Cowboys head football coach Dave Christensen, Mustard Girl Jennifer Connor, Penn State’s Eric Shrive, and more

Mustard Girl Jennifer Connor with Adam Ritz

This show starts live at the University of Kansas with the Kansas Jayhawks football team, as we honor Shane Smith with the ‘Caught In The Act’ award for integrity and character. Our feature interview takes us to Laramie, Wyoming to chat with Wyoming Cowboys head football coach Dave Christensen about his program called The Champions […]

Live from Iowa State University, with Robert Morris University’s Bobbie Joe Belus, Lowell Wightman from 360 Mindset, New Mexico cancer awareness with Maria Gomez, Gods Pantry charity in Lexington Kentucky, and more

Iowa State's Kirby Van Der Kamp

We begin in Ames, Iowa with the football team at Iowa State University, and award the ‘Caught in The Act’ honor for character to senior punter Kirby Van Der Kamp. We roll on in Pittsburgh at Robert Morris University with Bobbie Jo Belus. Bobbie Jo discusses working with The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, her female […]

Live from the University of Toledo, with John Carr from Southern Miss, Iowa Drinking & Social Responsibility, a Cystic Fibrosis initiative at Tulane, and more

John Carr with Adam at Southern Miss

This show begins at the University of Toledo in front of a live audience as we award the ‘Caught In The Act’ honor. Toledo Rockets football players Jeremiah Detmer and Alvin Fletcher both earned 4.0 GPA’s last semester, and are recognized for this awesome achievement. Interviews include John Carr, the Director of Football Operations at […]

Live at the University of Wyoming, with Kansas Jayhawks’ Sheriece Sadberry, Scott Shirley from Uplifting Athletes, University of Cincinnati community service, and more

KU Jayhawks Dr. Sheriece Sadberry with Adam

This show kicks off with a live studio audience at the University of Wyoming, as we honor Wyoming Cowboys student athlete Eric Nazatcha with the ‘Caught In The Act Award’ for high character. Segments include talking with sports psychologist Dr. Sheriece Sadberry at the University of Kansas about her work with the Jayhawks’ student athletes, […]

Live from the University of North Florida, with PGA Radio’s Will Haskett, USA Tae Kwon Do, Washington State Cougars, Female Athletic Connection Team, and more

Kevin Loughery with USA Taekwondo

We begin with a live audience in Jacksonville at the University of North Florida talking about student run philanthropies. Our feature interview is with sportscaster Will Haskett who covers the PGA Tour on satellite radio. Will shares the amazing milestone the PGA just hit with their total fundraising. Kevin Loughery from USA Taekwondo shares a […]

Live from William Jewell College, with Plaxico Burress, Special Olympics Champion Mary McClamroch, Jay Baker, TJ Brassil, Paul Poteet, Lowell Wightman, and more

Adam with swimming champ Mary McClamroch

We begin the show with a live studio audience at William Jewell College talking about the dangers of hazing and underage drinking. Our feature interview is with Plaxico Burress showcasing the importance of education and charity work. Segments include talking with Mary McClamroch, a Special Olympic champion swimmer. Bike and fitness expert Jay Baker joins […]

Live at the IHSAA Leadership Conference, with Elliot Bloom from Purdue Basketball, Erica Campanelli from University of Texas at Tyler, Team Impact, and more

Adam with Erica Campanelli from UTT

We begin the show with a live audience at the IHSAA Student Leadership Conference with a TwitterCast to showcase that social media really is broadcast media. Our feature interview is with Elliot Bloom of Purdue Basketball, as we talk about the Boilermakers’ take on Social Responsibility. Segments include chatting with Erica Campanelli, assistant soccer coach […]

Live from the University of Minnesota, featuring Lee Hawkins from the Wall Street Journal, NFL Player Engagement’s David Thornton, and more.

Wall Street Journal reporter Lee Hawkins, host of 'The Celebrity of Business with Lee Hawkins.'

We start the show at the University of Minnesota with a Domestic Violence Awareness PSA recorded with the Golden Gopher Football team. Our feature interview is with The Wall Street Journal reporter Lee Hawkins, host of ‘The Celebrity of Business with Lee Hawkins.’ Lee discusses his interview with NBA Commissioner David Stern, including thoughts on […]

Live from the University of Oregon, with Memphis Tigers’ head football coach Justin Fuente, Cincinnati Bearcats’ Bob Mangine, MDA National Youth Spokesman Luke Christie, and more

Luke Christie, National Youth Chairman for MDA

This episode begins with a live studio audience at the University of Oregon honoring the ‘O Heroes’ for their community service projects. Our feature interview is with Justin Fuente, the head football coach at the University of Memphis. Coach Fuente shares the ‘Four Pillars’ of character with Memphis Tigers Football. Other segments include talking with […]

Live at the University of Washington, with the NFLs Brandon McManus, University of Oregon philanthropy, a healthy dating initiative at Emory and Henry College in Virginia, and more

Click the Play Button To Listen The show begins with a live audience at the University of Washington in the Pac 12 talking with students about Social Networking responsibility. Our feature interview is with Brandon McManus with the NFL Colts discussing his community service work with The Ronald McDonald House, Susan G. Komen, The Bethesda […]

Live at the University of Washington, with the NFLs Brandon McManus, University of Oregon philanthropy, a healthy dating initiative at Emory and Henry College in Virginia, and more

Brandon McManus from Temple and the Indianapolis Colts

The show begins with a live audience at the University of Washington in the Pac 12 talking with students about Social Networking responsibility. Our feature interview is with Brandon McManus with the NFL Colts discussing his community service work with The Ronald McDonald House, Susan G. Komen, The Bethesda House, and more. Segments include talking […]

Live at the University of Texas at Tyler, with Penn State Altoona AD Fredina Ingold, a Special Olympics Initiative, Armed Forces Radio Network, Newberry College Breast Cancer Awareness, and more

Adam Ritz live at the University of Texas at Tyler

This show starts with a live studio audience at the University of Texas at Tyler as we honor the students working with Team Impact. Team Impact has brought the UT Tyler Volleyball Team together with a little girl with Leukemia, and she is now part of the team! Our feature interview is with Fredina Ingold, […]

Live from Texas A&M Commerce, with Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien, Warner University community service, 5K Training Program Ideas, NBA Fitness Program, and more

Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien with Adam Ritz

The show begins with a live audience at Texas A&M Commerce discovering service projects benefitting Make A Wish Foundation and more. Our feature interview is with Penn State head football coach Bill O’Brien. Coach O’Brien shares the off the field character of the Nittany Lion football squad with their leadership initiatives. Segments include talking with […]

Live at Tulane University, featuring Midwestern State University head football coach Bill Maskill, a female mentoring program in Pennsylvania, Bystander Behavior expert Mike Dilbeck, and more

Adam with MSU head coach Bill Maskill

This show begins in New Orleans at Tulane University as we honor a student program called Emily’s Entourage which has raised a half mill for Cystic Fibrosis. Our feature interview is with Bill Maskill, head football coach at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Bill tells about how his players donate their time for […]

Live at Susquehanna University, with former NBA current SMU Mustangs coach Larry Brown, National PTA Male Engagement, Special Olympics initiative, and more

Adam Ritz and legendary coach Larry Brown

We begin with a live audience at Susquehanna University and learn about a Children’s Hospital service program with the SU student athletes. Our feature interview comes from Dallas TX with Larry Brown, SMU basketball coach, with his 50 years of experience of being a college athlete, pro athlete, college coach, NBA coach, and father and […]

Live at Penn State Altoona, with former NFL player David Thornton, Georgia Bulldogs’ Ron Courson, Miami FL High School service project, and more

Adam Ritz with David Thornton, former NFL player

The show starts with a live studio audience at Penn State Altoona as we honor the student athletes for their efforts raising $100,000 for pediatric cancer. Our feature interview is with David Thornton, former NFL player with a story of inspiration, persistence, and faith. Segments include learning about The Heat Initiative from University of Georgia […]

Live a the University of Georgia, featuring Dustin Lewis with Kentucky Wildcat community service, Bystander Behavior expert Mike Dilbeck, and more

live in Athens GA at the University of Georgia with the help of Kappa Alpha Order

We begin live in Athens GA at the University of Georgia with a DUI public service announcement (with the help of Kappa Alpha Order). Segments include Dustin Lewis from the University of Kentucky athletic department sharing a few Wildcat initiatives. This show also showcases a very powerful conversation with Mike Dilbeck; author, speaker and expert […]

Live at the Triangle National Convention, Alabama/Indy Colts’ Josh Chapman, University of Washington’s ‘Blitz The Sound’, Buffalo Bills Player Engagement, University of Wisconsin Philanthropy, and Tulsa Football Character Development

Adam with Indianapolis Colts' Josh Chapman, who won 2 national championships at Alabama

We begin Live at the Triangle Fraternity Leadership School talking about helping others. Our feature interview is with Current Indianapolis Colts / former Alabama National Champ Josh Chapman discussing the transition from college to the pros. Segments include: learning about the “Blitz the Sound” initiative at the University of Washington in Seattle, catching up with […]

Live with the B1G Ten Hawkeyes at Iowa, Washington State University women’s basketball head coach June Daugherty, University of Miami Hurricane running back Brandon Yosha, and more

Adam with WSU Cougar coach June Daughtery

The show starts with a live Drug Awareness PSA recorded with the student athletes at the University of Iowa. Our feature interview is with June Daugherty, the head coach of women’s basketball at Washington State University in the Pac 12. Listen to find out about Coach Daugherty’s connection with Heart Health Awareness (You won’t believe […]

Goodbye 2012!

Dan Wheldon

This show features a few of our favorite segments from 2012, including a Live Studio Audience at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, a Comedian with Cerebral Palsy, Track Dude Michael Young talking about spending time with Dan Wheldon on the morning of his passing, and Holiday Health and Fitness tips to ring in the new year. […]

Live from the University of North Florida, Notre Dame Football Coach Brian Kelly, Suicide Prevention with ‘Farewell My Love’, Virginia’s Red Flag Campaign, and more

Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly with Adam Ritz

We begin Live with a studio audience at the University of North Florida touching on Philanthropy and Community Service. Our featured interview is with Brian Kelly, head coach of the #1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Segments include the Disney Spirit Award recipient Alabama Crimson Tide Football Team in Tuscaloosa for their service during the Tornado […]

Live from Wabash College, featuring Garry Marshall, Georgia Bulldogs helping GA high schools, All Pro Dad Event, Texas Tech Football, and more

Adam with Hollywood Director Garry Marshall

We begin with a live studio audience at Wabash College talking about the importance of getting tested early for Testicular Cancer. Our Feature Interview is with Hollywood director/producer/actor Garry Marshall discussing his time at Northwestern, Happy Days, and his favorite sports movie of all time. Segments include Ron Courson, Director of Sports Medicine at the […]

Live from the University of Tulsa, Anthony Castonzo, Penn State Dance Marathon, Nebraska Huskers Kyler Reed, Butler Basketball, and more

Kyler Reed

We begin touching on character and integrity with a live studio audience at the University of Tulsa. Our feature interview is with Indianapolis Colts starting tackle Anthony Castonzo discussing the importance of education. Segments including a charity update from Penn State University as we learn how the students raise over $10 million for Cancer Research, […]

Live from the University of Iowa, San Diego Chargers Arthur Hightower, Fitness with Jenny Anchondo, The Red Flag Campaign in Virginia, and more

Adam at Iowa Hawkeyes

The show starts with a live studio audience at the University of Iowa covering Drug Awareness. Our featured interview is with San Diego Chargers Director of Player Engagement Arthur Hightower talking about the 5 pillars of character/player engagement. Fox TV News Journalist and Certified Fitness Trainer Jenny Anchondo makes an appearance to bring awareness to […]

Live at Waldorf College, Jim Burt, Blind Golf Champion, and more

Adam Ritz with Jim Burt

We start live with a studio audience at Waldorf College discussing Child Obesity, then feature an interview with NFL Super Bowl Champ Jim Burt. Segments include Leadership with Colorado State University quarterback Garrett Grayson, Inspiration with blind golf champion Jeremy Poincenot, Responsibility with Waldorf College Dean of Students Jason Ramaker, and dealing with Adversity with […]

University of Washington, Adam Meadows, Special Olympics, & More

Adam Ritz with Adam Meadows of the Colts

We begin live at the University of Washington in the PAC 12 discussing Facebook responsibility. Then feature former NFL Broncos/Colts favorite Adam Meadows discussing the importance of charity work. Segments include national hazing expert Lee Lonzo, and Wabash College Dean Michael Raters with a Special Olympics philanthropy update.

Live from Lehigh with Rudy Sarzo from Quiet Riot

Sarzo

The show begins live at Lehigh University with a studio audience talking about social media implications in a job interview. Our featured interview is with rock legend Rudy Sarzo from Quiet Riot talking about his book, drugs and alcohol, and “not” trying to keep up with Ozzy. We spend time at the University of Alabama […]

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross

Adam Ritz with WWE Jim Ross

Adam begins live with Wynn Smiley at the ATO National Convention in front of a live studio audience. This episode features an interview with Jim Ross, the WWE Hall of Famer, talking about his current role with the WWE, twitter, and Bells Palsy Awareness. Segments include a student athlete’s murder at Middle Tennessee State University, […]

Live Fraternity Convention, NFL’s David Thornton and more

The Big East

This episode begins at the Triangle Fraternity National Convention in front of a live studio audience, then features the improbable story of NFL linebacker David Thornton.  Segments also include the recent Colorado wild fires connection to Colorado State University, Power Soccer for athletes in wheel chairs, and community service at the University of Cincinnati.

Chris Herren, Plaxico Burress, Anthony Castonzo and more

Adam Ritz with Plaxico Burris

The show begins live at the University of Texas and includes former Boston Celtic Chris Herren discussing his experience with addiction, the NFL’s Plaxico Burress and Anthony Castonzo talking about charity and education, and a segment about Tony Dungy’s All Pro Dad.

Live at Vanderbilt University

Adam Ritz Live at Vanderbilt

Adam kicks off the show at Vanderbilt University in front of a live studio audience.  This show features interviews with Karin Lee (Associate Athletic Director at Ball State University), Lee Lonzo (national hazing/bullying expert), Chris Connelly (USC student/comedian), and Michael Young (pit reporter for the Izod Indy Car Radio Network).

College Hoops & Quiet Riot

Greg Rakestraw

Adam starts the show with play by play radio announcer Greg Rakestraw (pictured) talking college hoops and the inspirational story of Butler Basketball.  Also featured is a conversation with Rudy Sarzo, most known for his bass playing with Quiet Riot, talking about his book ‘Off The Rails’ and NOT trying to keep up with Ozzy […]

Super Bowl Week

Dan Pastorini

Adam kicks off the show from Super Bowl XLVI, featuring an interview with NFL legend and former Oilers QB Dan Pastorini (pictured). This show also features Seattle Seahawks Defensive Tackle Anthony Hargrove and New Orleans Sportscaster Eric Richey.  We wrap up with student leadership conversations from SMU in Dallas and Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.