By WNKU BusinessWise with Crystal Faulkner and Tom Cooney
WNKU BusinessWise 12-14-09
Highland Heights, KY – BusinessWise for the week of December 14, 2009 with Bob Coughlin, Founder and CEO of Paycor, and Doug Moorman, Vice President of Economic Development for the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – Tis the season to be jolly but, with the struggling economy, some people are finding it difficult to avoid the holiday blues. Elizabeth Atwell, Director of the Southwest Ohio Mental Health Association says it's common for people to suffer from anxiety during this time of year. She talked to WNKU's Matt Kelley about some of the best ways to cope with seasonal stress. (contact the Mental Health Department at www.mhaswoh.org )
" Cicinnati, Ohio" – A ring of thieves from Cincinnati will likely be spending the holidays behind bars thanks to the local chapter of Citizens on Patrol. Don Baechle and Jim Bodmer were starting a shift when they heard a call about a possible break-in.The long-time College Hill residents, thought they knew where the suspects might be headed. Bodmer told WNKU's Matt Kelley how the senior citizens cut off the escape route of the suspects. ( contact Princess Davis at 513-352-3533)
Highland Heights, Ky – "Up In The Air" is already up for plenty of movie awards. WNKU's Craig Kopp says that may be in spite of - or because of - the way this movie about a frequent flyer mile hoarding man who fires people for a living leaves you so emotionally - "Up In The Air
Highland Heights, Kentucky – U.S. Senator Jim Bunning has secured $200,000 in next year's federal budget for a project that will bolster the programs and outreach of the Haile Digital Planetarium on the Northern Kentucky University campus. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
" Covingotn, Ky." – The cold temperatures and poor economy are adding up to one thing for many Kentuckians this year...homelessness. Kate Arthur of the Brighton Center says youths are hit hardest by the conditions. She told WNKU's Matt Kelley the number of displaced teens is growing, but their Homeward Bound program helps kids become self-sufficient. (to donate go to www.brightoncenter.com or call 859-581-1111)