Ep.90 – Chris McGarry with Ohio Pet Foods Inc

If you ever asked yourself if pet food and good beer go together… The answer is yes! Chris McGarry with Ohio Pet Foods Inc and BrightPet Nutrition Group stopped by the studio to talk about how right here in Lisbon, Ohio we produce pet food and treats that are good for your furry family members. As an international company in our community, they definitely know the significance of their roots by supporting other local nonprofits. And honestly, that’s pretty sweet. Listen in to hear Chris talk about the foundation and growth of the company, their community involvement and how it’s a great place to work. And of course of the above was enjoyed with BIRDFISH BREWING CO. Yo Paisano. #drinklocal #supportlocal #buylocal
 
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Ep.89 – Michelle Apple, Founder of Apple Breast Cancer Warrior Foundation

3.8 million, is the number of women in the United States diagnosed with breast cancer. And $100,000 is an average cost for the treatment of breast cancer (this does not include hotel stays or reconstruction). Michelle Apple founder of Apple Breast Cancer Warrior Foundation came by Youngstown Studio to talk with Lisa Resnick about her fight with breast cancer and the creation of her foundation to help others that experience her same struggles. Founded in 2019, she has already raised over $60,000 to help other women who are fighting her same battle. A true warrior, Michelle brings education, aid and awareness to a condition that we all have the potential to be afflicted with.

This Sunday, October 10 be sure to swing by Boardman Township Park for the Annual Apple Breast Cancer Warrior Foundation Cornhole Tournament which is being sponsored by last week’s guest, Ohio Pet Foods Inc and BrightPet Nutrition Group. Then on October 23, West 34 will be all pink to raise money for this foundation that helps so many in our Valley. #supportlocal #breastcancerawareness

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Ep.88 – Lynette Forde, President of the Youngstown Foundation

Our home is held up by many pillars in our community. And The Youngstown Foundation has been a strong pillar in our community for over a 100 years! The new president Lynette Forde sat with Lisa Resnick to talk about the creation to their current efforts to help the Valley progress forward. #supportinglocal
 
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Ep.87 – Don Ritenour of YoFresh and Nicole Ice of Sundog Cellars

Pop-up dinners, cider, wine and so much more. Nicole Ice with Sundog Cellars Ciderhouse & Winery and Don Ritenour with YoFresh Food stopped by Youngstown Studio to talk about their passions and how they began to collaborate together. Staying true to Nicole’s love of Columbiana Talk we sipped on our BIRDFISH BREWING CO. as we dived into some great topics. #supportlocal #eatlocal #drinklocal
 
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Ep.63- Arthur Daly, Eastern Gateway Community College

Meet the man behind Eastern Gateway Community College in Youngstown, Art Daly. Art sat down in the studio to share his story, the school’s plans for their campus on the eastern side of downtown, and where his interest in real estate comes from. All while enjoying some Penguin City
 

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Ep.62- Mark Canzonetta, Bistro 1907

From Julia Childs, to the Culinary Institute of America to Guy Fieri, Mark Canzonetta’s journey to Bistro 1907 has been anything but boring. Hear the story behind how one of Youngstown’s own local gems became the chef and restaurateur he is today and his pride and vision for the Valley. Enjoyed with one of his favorites, Noble Creature Youngstownian. 
 

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Ep.61- Bill Lawson, Mahoning Valley Historical Society

Testing the waters of hoppy flavored beer, Lisa Resnick and Bill Lawson sipped on some Birdfish, Noble Creature and Penguin City on this week’s podcast. Bill talks about his path to being the keeper of our Valley’s history, how they are constantly looking for artifacts for our future reference, his viewpoint of the mills closing and how we can use all we know to catapult us forward.
 

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Ep.60- Zach Dean, Owner Clubhouse Brewing Co.

Veteran owned Clubhouse Brewery in Warren is serving up some quality beers and food while helping area non-profits in the process. Hear their story from founder Zach Dean, West Point grad, Afghanistan vet, philanthropist and one heck of a brewer.
Thank you for your service and all you’re doing Zach. 
 

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Ep.59- Justin Coffin of The 330 Sports and More

Local beer, sports and … cupcakes? That’s right, Justin Coffin of The 330 Sports Podcast swings by. We’ve got lots of sports, and in case you were wondering, the perfect Birdfish to pair with your and Kim’s Confections cupcake for the win.

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Ep.58- Youngstown Pizza Reviews with Jeremy Oklota

Any self-respecting Youngstownian will throw down to defend their favorite pizza. Lucky for us, there’s an expert in town to tell us how yours stacks up against the rest.  Jeremy Oklota, half of the father-daughter duo of Youngstown Pizza Review’s and “self-proclaimed pizza experts from the self-proclaimed pizza capital” joins Lisa this week. We’ve got insights on his favorites in the area, a little history, some much- needed tips for Lisa’s own pizza bracket, and of course some shout outs to Birdfish and Boardman Bowling. Crusts up! 

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