Saturday, August 29, 2009

Saving Lives and Our Community


LaFern Cusack

Sunday, August 30, 2009
Listen Live Online:

"LaFern speaks with Corey Parker and Linda Corrente, who will walk to save lives this fall. We also find out what a little moonlight basketball and motivation can do to change the spread of violence in South L.A. with Brian Center and Jack Sims."

Hemophilia Foundation Southern California
Corey Parker and Linda Corrente

The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for bleeding and clotting disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research. To improve the quality of life and build community for families and individuals living with hemophilia or other bleeding disorders by offering a variety of programs and services that educate, advocate and support the needs of the bleeding disorders community in Southern California. National Hemophilia Foundation Hemophilia Walk. Will raise funds to help those affected live better, fuller lives!

Join hundreds of walkers on Saturday October 17, 2009 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and support the Southern California Hemophilia walk. Money raised will help fund crucial research to find better treatments and cures for hemophilia and help prevent complications through education and advocacy.

(Photo ID:
Hemophilia Foundation of Southern CA's Corey Parker and
Linda Corrente, Executive Director.)

For more information: Linda Corrente, Executive Director, Hemophilia Foundation of Southern CA Call: 323.821.0159 or 323.525.0440

A Better LA
Brian Center and Jack Sims

founded by USC football head coach Pete Carroll, is a 501(c)(3) comprised of local leaders from the private, non-profit, social service, faith-based, education and law enforcement sectors. We are committed to supporting Los Angeles communities in their goal to reduce violence by empowering change. Our first target area is in South Los Angeles.

mobilizes the knowledge and skills of the community to inspire each person to dream, work and play without fear. We're In, Are You? Things don't have to stay the way they are…the power to make that change resides in each and every one of us. There is strength in our numbers and we leave no one untouched by our message of hope.

(Photo ID: A Better LA's Brian Center, Executive Dir.; LaFern Cusack Host and
Jack Sims from the LA County Dept. of Probation).

A Better LA Funds Moonlight Basketball
When members of Unity One suggested hosting a basketball league in the heart of Watts for a wide array of Black and Latino neighborhoods, there were many doubters. Naysayers said that the league would only bring violence and disappointment. Click here to find out what happened!

For more information, contact us at 213-749-0405, or contact Executiv
e Director Brian Center at (626) 590-4388, or

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with LaFern Cusack
Sunday, September 6, 2009

Listen Live Online:

"We've got racers who care-and not just about the checkered flag, it’s something a lot more precious and who doesn’t like a hot car?? We’ll tell you where to find them next on the Southern California Experience with LaFern Cusack. "

Racers Who Care, Inc.
Dominic Cicero, Nathan Swartzbaugh,
Tim Nickel, Lisa Nelson, and Judy Strawn

Racers Who Care is a Los Angeles, California-based group of motorsports professionals dedicated to making a difference for our next generation. Utilizing racers as role models, the program has unforgettably impacted children and teens throughout the U.S. with a variety of excitingly educational presentations centered around major American racing venues.

(Photo ID: Nathan Swartzbaugh, ALMS Driver and Porsche Champion,
Judy Strawn, Executive Director, Lisa Nelson, mid-California Presentation Coordinator and Tim Nickel, SCCA Racer/Fresno Sheriff
Not in photo:
Dominic Cicero, American LeMans Series Competitor)

Using personal observations from their own experiences, racers bring to children and teens a stirring message of positive alternatives to substance abuse and negative behaviors. Presentations center on key universal truths, listed below, applicable to every young person regardless of age, life experience or cultural background. Email:

San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau

20th Anniversary of the
Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous®

Karen Blanco and Wayne Austin

SEPTEMBER 17 – 20 2009 The 20th Anniversary of the Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous® will be a celebration like no other! Not only will you experience the hottest cruisin’ classic car show and the largest automotive celebration of the historic Route 66 Highway, but you’ll also enjoy a reflection of the past 20 years of the Rendezvous with added festivities as we step back in time. You will not want to miss this very special Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous!

(Photo ID: San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau's Wayne Austin, President and CEO; Rich Blanco and Karen Blanco, Director of Communications, San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau )

The San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau (SBCVB), a non-profit California corporation, conceived the Route 66 Rendezvous in 1990 and remains the owner and sole producer of the event. The Bureau, the official destination sales and marketing representative of the City of San Bernardino, owns the Route 66 Rendezvous name and registered trademark.

Unlike many other special events and car shows, the Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous, is not designed as a fund raising activity, but rather is an economic development project. The Bureau’s primary objective is to create a significant economic impact in the San Bernardino region through tourism by creating and producing innovative special events, like the Rendezvous.

The first Rendezvous took place in 1990 at Glen Helen Regional Park in Devore with 300 vehicles and about 4,000 spectators enjoying the cars. A cruise down “E” Street and a concert were highlights of that first event. more...

The Southern California Experience with LaFern Cusack, is the 710 ESPN AM public affairs show. Airing Sunday mornings, from 5-6am, The Experience strives to present topical guests and stories in an entertaining and comfortable format. Each week we bring a new show covering a current issue, news item, upcoming event, or local charity.



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