Business Wise for the week of May 16th to May 2oth
Highland Heights Ky. – Business Wise for the week of May 16th to the 20th has Greg Hardman of Christian Morlien talking about the new label acquisitions,Tom Cooney and Crystal Faulkner on home mortgages and the new payroll deduction law, Roger Davis and Barry Peterson on alternative financing for business', Milton Dohoney on economic development in Cincinnati area and Jim Cunningham about C-Cap.
Montgomery County, Ohio" – The federal government is helping business owners retrain and hire new employees in the Dayton area. Montgomery County Information Coordinator Ann Stevens says the four-hundred-thousand dollar grant will help business owners defray the high cost of training skilled workers. She explained how the program operates to WNKU's Matt Kelley. . (get more information about the program at www.mcohio.org/services/jobandfamily/ )
"Highland Heights, Ky." – May 25th is National Missing Children's Day. It is a time parents are urged to take special precautions to protect and educate their kids. The Durr branch of the Kenton County Public Library is holding a Safety Fair today at five-thirty to help families stay safe. Spokesperson Gina Holt gave WNKU's Matt Kelley a run-down of the events they have planned...(get more information at www.kentonlibrary.org )
" Highland Heights, Ky." – We all know that there are certain tasks we should perform to keep our computers operating smoothly. But many users don't even install updates when they're available. NKU IT specialist Sean Crosley says it only takes a few minutes a week to keep your computer running up to its potential. Crosley stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about the most common things we overlook
Cincinnati, Ohio – Cincinnati's Northside neighborhood will be the home for a new art gallery being constructed from shipping containers. Two local artists, Chris Hoeting and Jonathon Sears founded Par-projects to provide the area with a gallery and education center, and they wanted a permanent, "green" way to do it. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Hoeting where they got the idea. (get more information at www.parprojects.com or www.theroadtorefresh.com to follow the blog and vote)
Highland Heights Ky. – Business Wise for the week of May 9th to the 13th has Dave Holthaus on P&G's global strategy,Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on employees vs. independent contractors and determinig the value of your business,Trent Germano on the Banks project,Craig Ferrall on what homeowners insurance should include, Paul Heagen on his book The Groove Project and Mary Hurlburt on credit scores and how to improve them.
"Highland Heights, Ky." – Registration is still open for the sixth annual Greater Cincinnati Harmony Festival. People between the ages of 13 and 18 who love to sing and are interested have until May 25th to register. The event runs June 22 through 25th. Festival spokesperson Fran Furtner says four-part barbershop harmony can be applied to almost any kind of music. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Furtner what makes this camp special.(get more information at www.harmonyfestival.org )
"Fort Wright, Ky." – If you're an Indiana Jones fan, and always wanted to try your hand at digging up artifacts you'll have a chance to do just that this weekend. The James A. Ramage Civil War Museum in Fort Wright is sponsoring a public archeology dig at Battery Hooper in conjunction with their basement book sale and autograph session with author Don Tolzman. Museum vice president Jeanine Kreinbrink explained how the event works to WNKU's Matt Kelley (email@example.com for details/reservations)
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati will remain open as the company emerges from bankruptcy. CEO Mark Wilson says it's a new beginning for the company. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Wilson how the local staple might change under reorganization. ( get details on upcoming events at www.josephbeth.com ).