Ep.95 – Randy Schneider of Renovatio’s Taproom and Restaurant

As a realtor you can see the beginning of transformations happening in areas we call home. In East Liverpool Renovatio’s Taproom & Restaurant took an architecturally beautiful historic bank, and brought it back to life. This was the beginning. Listen in as Randy talks about his journey into owning a restaurant, the significance of supporting local and the transformation of East Liverpool. Of course, all of this was enjoyed over some Numbers Brewing Company Blood Orange beer. #localbusiness #supportlocal
 
This podcast is sponsored by Platt Insurance Group and produced by Youngstown Studio.
 

Ep.94 – Dennis Schiraldi founder of DOYO

Dennis Schiraldi founder, creator, inventor, marketing guru of DOYO Live came by Youngstown Studio to talk about coming home, and bringing with us new ways to help elevate our area. Of course all of was discussed over some local brew from Noble Creature Cask House and BIRDFISH BREWING CO.. #local #marketingentrepreneur #networking #podcast
 
This podcast is sponsored by Platt Insurance Group and produced by Youngstown Studio.
 

Ep.93 – Nate and Dani Wilson with Woodland Cellars

Nate and Dani Wilson are serial entrepreneurs. From rental properties, making delicious mead, wine and to hosting events, these two have proven dreams combined with determination are keys to success.
 
This podcast is sponsored by Platt Insurance Group and produced by Youngstown Studio.
 

Ep.92 – Joe Midlick with the Youngstown Marathon

This race has brought great recognition to our area. Joe Midlick, a board of director for the race, talks about the runs offered, the beer created, the inspiring stories and who they’ve been able to help through everyone’s support and sponsorships. If you are thinking about running, there is still time. If not, please come out and support. As Joe said this marathon, a Boston qualifier, is noted In Runner’s World Magazine as being one of the top 5% most difficult marathons in the world making that Penguin City beer will taste so good after you cross that finish line. Good luck to all the runners! #supportlocal #runtilyoudrop #beer
 
This podcast Is sponsored by Platt Insurance Group and produced by Youngstown Studio.
 

Ep.91 – Ellie Platt with PLATT! Insurance

Ellie Platt owner/founder of Platt Insurance Group made her first appearance at Youngstown Studio. A small business owner and woman entrepreneur, Ellie exemplifies that if you want something you can achieve it, as long as you’re willing to roll up your sleeves and do the work. #smallbusiness #womenentrepreneur #supportlocal
 
This podcast Is sponsored by Platt Insurance Group and produced by Youngstown Studio.
 

Ep.56- Greg Burbick of Burbick Farms

Foodie alert! If you like locally sourced meats, this Episode’s for you. Mentioned before as a local gem by Homes and Hops guests, G Burbick Farms has been in business since 1905, with retail since 1995. Owner Greg Burbick joins Lisa and guest co-host Ellie Platt for everything you wanted to know and more about farm raised beef, our local farm scene, and some good tips on where to get the best locally sourced food. Enjoyed over some Noble Creature and Birdfish.

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Ep.55- United Way and Women United

The United Way may be a national organization, but their impact locally in the Valley cannot be understated.   Stacia Erdos of Mahoning Valley United Way & Sue Filipovich of Women United talk about the nuts and bolts of the United Way, their fundraising, barriers they’ve face this year, and where they’re head as they continue to do amazing things for our area. 

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Ep.54- Sharon Letson, Youngstown CityScape

Maybe you’ve gone downtown and noticed new landscaping along the street. Or there’s a feeling that downtown has a nice fresh look to it. Maybe you  found out something about the area you never knew before. Chances are Youngstown CityScape was behind it. This remarkable organization is led by Executive Director Sharon Letson, who swung by the studio to talk about their history, their initiatives, and a few of her favorite things about the Valley. 

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Ep.53- Renee Fuller, Mahoning Valley Second Harvest Food Bank

It may not be in plain sight, but every day thousands of families around the Valley struggle to put food on the table. Thankfully there are organizations like Second Harvest Food Bank of Mahoning Valley. Renee Fuller, Development Director of Second Harvest Food Bank, joined the podcast this week to talk about their history, their mission, and a little behind the scene look into the process to get food out to families in need. Loved hanging out with her and hearing her advice on different and creative ways we can give. 

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Ep.52- Kelli Catullo, Project MKC

Project MKC’s motto is “because all deserve to feel special,” and it’s something that truly drives those involved with it to make a difference, like outgoing President Kelli Catullo. From diaper drives to adopt a family during the holiday, this amazing organization is helping families across the Valley everyday. Listen to find out all about Project MKC and visit www.projectmkc.org to find out how you can help.  

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