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Regionally Speaking, July 19, 2022

National Council on Aging

Today: Rising food and gas prices due to inflation are making it nearly impossible for many families to keep food on the table. We wanted to find out how community members are being supported to meet the increased demand for support. We’ll hear from Victor Garcia, President and CEO of the Food Bank of NWI. He provides information on all of the programs and resources available for struggling families. Indiana Youth Institute President and CEO Tami Silverman is back with us again…this time to discuss civic engagement for youth.  All of that and more on this edition of Regionally Speaking....

As Vice President of Radio Operations, Tom is responsible for overseeing Lakeshore Public Radio. He oversees the radio station’s programming, as well as news. He was instrumental in bringing several different genres of music to Lakeshore Public Radio.
As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engag, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving her time, talent, and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership. Her favorite quote is "Leadership is service not position." by Tim Fargo.