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Regionally Speaking, January 19, 2024

Today: The nonprofit organization Silverstray Social is working to keep pet families together by providing a free clinics throughout the city of Gary. The organization's founder Kelly Carey is with us to discuss the holistic work she is doing offer low-cost and no-cost services to make resources accessible to everyone.  But up first, when some think of Chicago one of the first phrases that come to mind is “The Old Chicago Political Machine”. Brian Kallies is one of the producers of the newly updated documentary Lincoln is Crying now airing PBS. He is with us to discuss the films comedic look at the history of systemic political corruption in Illinois. All of that on this edition of Regionally Speaking.

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.
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.