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Community Connections radio talk show host, Wendy Pires, in the studio.

Community Connections aires on WOON 1240 AM every fourth Wednesday of the month at 9:00 am. Our host, Wendy Pires, is joined by guests to discuss issues and share information about helpful resources for our neighbors in the community.

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Apr22

On the Radio - Summer Activities

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It's not too early to talk about what's available for keeping kids busy during the summer. Neighborworks Blackstone River Valley, Margaux Morisseau, and Meghan Rego talk with Stump Evans, CCA's Harbour Youth Center Manager about the exciting opportunities available. Listen here because signups are ...
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Apr03

On the Radio - Aging Successfully

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Staying social, active, healthy and with sound mind to enjoy life are the best ways to ensure successful aging. Guests, Devosha McCray, Northern RI Enrollment Specialist at PACE, and Linda Paul, Assistant Executive Director at Senior Services, Inc., discuss how seniors can live their best life and ...
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Feb28

On the Radio - The Volunteer Income Tax Prep Program

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Each year, Community Care Alliance offers free tax preparation services through the Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Program. Meg Chevalier of the Internal Revenue Service and Rita Gandhi, CCA's Chief Financial Officer, talk about the benefits of the program for moderate to low income families and ...
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Jan23

On the Radio - Device Addiction

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Statistics show that people are becoming addicted to electronic devices and games. Let’s talk about why, how, and what can be done with Pamela Messore, CCA's Clinician and Community Trauma Trainer.
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Dec12

On the Radio - The Holidays & Our Tips for You

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Reduce holiday stress by simplifying, budgeting, and organizing, while keeping it fun and building on traditions. Guest Sarah Gauvin, Stump Evans and Beth Killian of Community Care Alliance share their tips with host, Wendy Pires.
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Sep19

On the Radio - PAID for Teens and Young Adults

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What does PAID stand for? Beth Killian talks about this new program that is designed to provide career trials and maximize support to young people interested in finding a long-term career and succeeding in it!
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Aug22

On the Radio - Underage Drinking

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Here we talk about the ramifications of underage drinking, and what our community partners are doing to help prevent kids from drinking during their formative years.
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Jul25

On the Radio - About Autism

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Guests, Linda Brunetti and Miny Oritz, Family Support Specialists from The Autism Project, talk about what Autism is and offer answers to questions you might have about this complex developmental disability.
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Jun27

On the Radio - Summer Activities for Kids

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How can we help kids have enriching and educational opportunities while still giving them free time to be kids? With over 5,000 children located in Woonsocket, having activities throughout the year is a challenge.
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May30

On the Radio - The Importance of Peer Support

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Peers have lived experience with mental health and addictions. They lend a unique perspective and support for people going through things that they've already been through.
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