Casual Fridays with Jerry Davich


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This episode of CF aired 11/08/13, and It’s “show time” as Jerry and Karen explore this region’s live-theater scene with firsthand insights from Stephanie Rice from Chesterton’s award-winning 4th Street Theater, Eric Brant from Chicago St. Theater in Valparaiso, and Jeff Casey from the Towle Theater in Hammond, who are on the front lines of local live entertainment.

Also on today’s show, we’ll hear the poignant story of Lisa Stacy, a March of Dimes mother of two from Highland whose preemie babies would not be alive today without the organization’s efforts – 75 years and counting. Lisa will share her story with us and Lakeshore listeners in just a couple minutes.

And we touch on Jerry’s column today in the Post-Tribune on Scott Albanese, Northwest Indiana’s own “candy man” who made a promise I didn’t
The founder of the Albanese Confectionary company in Hobart boldly stated that his goal was to be short and sweet, pardon the pun, while giving his keynote speech. He also hoped to make the strongest impact regarding business development to the 300 guests at the event, held at the Radisson Hotel. Better known as “E-Day,” it was hosted once again by the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center. Albanese, who founded his highly successful company 30 years ago, delivered on both of his promises, surprising even cynics such as Jerry.
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