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Experience Michiana - October 16th, 2015


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Episode #871 - October 16th, 2015
On this weeks's show, The annual Taste of Unity is happening Thursday, October 22nd at the Palais Royale in South Bend. Sara Stewart and Chef Ken Slicz from Weiss Gasthous tell Gordy about this year's event which includes at least 15 chefs serving tapas style samples from their various eateries. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Aimee Herring from Prevent Child Abuse St. Joseph County and Amanda Ceravolo from YWCA shares some startling statistics about domestic violence and how it affects not only those involved, but also any children who witness it. There's something new brewing at Ruthmere Museum in Elkhart. It's Dr. Beardsley's Amber Ale! Bill Firstenberger tells Gordy about how this new brew was developed and where it's available. Colleen Spano tells Gordy about a free expo going on for anyone wanting to learn about autism services, programs, support and resources in our area.
Original Airdate: October 16, 2015

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    Taste of Unity
    Sara Stewart, Chef Ken Slicz More Information
    October 16th, 2015 Photo

    In This Segment

    The annual Taste of Unity is happening Thursday, October 22nd at the Palais Royale in South Bend. Sara Stewart and Chef Ken Slicz from Weiss Gasthous tell Gordy about this year's event which includes at least 15 chefs serving tapas style samples from their various eateries. There's a silent auction, live music and cash bar and lots of wonderful food available to help celebrate harvest time. For more information, go to www.theunitygardens.org

    Guests

    1. Sara StewartExecutive DirectorUnity Gardens
    2. Chef Ken SliczThe Unity Gardens

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    Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    Aimee Herring More Information
    October 16th, 2015 Photo

    In This Segment

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Aimee Herring from Prevent Child Abuse St. Joseph County and Amanda Ceravolo from YWCA shares some startling statistics about domestic violence and how it affects not only those involved, but also any children who witness it. We find out what people can do to help prevent domestic violence and what to do if you think it may be happening to a friend, neighbor or loved one. You can find out more by going to http://www.pcasjc.org/

    Guests

    1. Aimee HerringAmanda CeravoloDomestic Violence Awareness

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    Ruthmere Museum
    Bill Firstenberger More Information
    October 16th, 2015 Photo

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    There's something new brewing at Ruthmere Museum in Elkhart. It's Dr. Beardsley's Amber Ale! Bill Firstenberger tells Gordy about how this new brew was developed and where it's available. Bill also updates us on the Fall Concert Series at the Ruthmere and something special happening at the Linebacker Lounge. For more information, go to www.ruthmere.org

    Guests

    1. Bill FirstenbergerExecutive DirectorRuthmere Museum

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    Browning Cinema
    Ted Barron, Ph.D. More Information
    October 16th, 2015 Photo

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    There's always a great line-up of movies and live entertainment at the Browning Cinema, located inside the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame. Ted Barron previews some of the entertainment coming to the screen soon. For ticket info and show times, go to http://performingarts.nd.edu/

    Guests

    1. Ted Barron, Ph.D.Senior Associate DirectorDowntown South Bend, Inc./DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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    Northern Indiana Autism Expo
    Colleen Spano More Information
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    Colleen Spano tells Gordy about a free expo going on for anyone wanting to learn about autism services, programs, support and resources in our area. It's the Northern Indiana Autism Expo, Saturday, October 17th at the Blue Heron at Blackthorn, 5440 Nimtz Parkway, South Bend. For details, go to www.inautism.org

    Guests

    1. Colleen SpanoNorthern Indiana Autism ExpoAutism Society of Indiana

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