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WIHS Journal

Hosted and Produced by Paul Kretschmer.
Additional hosts: Anissa Porticelli and Gerry Williams

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The WIHS Journal brings you news and public affairs from around Connecticut and beyond. Paul focuses mainly on the state's political news, and stories from Mission Network News. Anissa interviews ministry leaders about their work within the Christian community. Gerry contributes pieces to the Journal from out and about.

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Date Subject
(click for website)
Guest Contact
Phone Number
6/30/2018 American Red Cross Blood Services (health) Kelly Isenor (800) 733-2767
6/29/2018 Me Too Movement (social justice Wyndy Corbin Reuschling (800) 381-0076
6/28/2018 First Aid for Emotional Hurts-2 (emotions) Edward Moody, Jr.
6/27/2018 First Aid for Emotional Hurts-1 (emotions) Edward Moody, Jr.
6/26/2018 MLK School Career Day-2 (young adults) School Students (860) 462-8499
6/25/2018 MLK School Career Day-1 (young adults) School Students (860) 462-8499
6/23/2018 UConn Engineering & Science Bldg. (education) Susan Herbst & Dannel Malloy (860) 486-4900
6/22/2018 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initative-2 (environment) Morgan Folger-Environment America (202) 683-1250
6/21/2018 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initative-1 (environment) Morgan Folger-Environment America (202) 683-1250
6/20/2018 Youth Challenge (young people) Esther Gonzalez Torres (860) 209-1562
6/19/2018 Teen Challenge (young people) Gilles Gentley (203) 789-6172
6/18/2018 Word of Life Camps (youth & families) Josh Ely (800) 965-7177
6/16/2018 State Pier New London (business) Scott Bates & Gov. Dannell Malloy (860) 594-2000
6/15/2018 The Accidental Executive-2 (witnessing) Albert Erisman (206) 281-2502
6/14/2018 The Accidental Executive-1 (witnessing) Albert Erisman (206) 281-2502
6/13/2018 First Cathedral Jubilee (ministry) Church Members (860) 462-8499
6/12/2018 A woman of noble character Rev. Michelle Ruiz
6/11/2018 Connecticut Prays (faith) Audrey McIntyre
6/9/2018 Mental Health Care Parity (disabled) Sen. Ted Kennedy, Jr. (860) 240-0455
(800) 842-1420
6/8/2018 Healing the Land-2 (spiritual revival) Tom Donnan
6/7/2018 Healing the Land-1 (spiritual revival) Tom Donnan
6/6/2018 Pillar Community Development Golf For Educational Excellence (development) Vernon Forbes (860) 751-2400
6/5/2018 Remastered "Joni" Film (evengelism) Joni Eareckson Tada (203) 796-7373
6/4/2018 See His Glory Workshop Conference (worship) Michael Dottin (617) 876-9703
6/2/2018 Summer Safety (families) Luis Rivera (860) 837-5319
6/1/2018 World Witness Missions 2018-3 (missions) GJ Gerard (864) 233-5226
5/31/2018 World Witness Missions 2018-2 (missions) GJ Gerard (864) 233-5226
5/30/2018 World Witness Missions 2018-1 (missions) GJ Gerard (864) 233-5226
5/29/2018 May National Foster Care Month (children) Erin Johnston, Heather Chos, and Kimberly Philips (888) kid-hero
5/28/2018 May National Foster Care Month (children) Erin Johnston, Heather Chos, and Kimberly Philips (888) kid-hero
5/26/2018 Christian Vision North America (evangelism) Nicholas Runyon (214) 856 4678
5/25/2018 Allergy Relief Through Chiropractic (health) Daniel Yachter (407) 333-2277
5/24/2018 Reaching the Lost at any Cost Ron Forrester (203) 631-9758
5/23/2018 Weekend of Love (marriage) Dr. Ron Hammond & Stephanie Hammond
5/22/2018 Gospel Concert Infinity Hall (missions) Billy Powell
5/21/2018 Celebrate My Victory (rehabilitation) Rev. Fred Laurence (860) 212-7253
5/19/2018 Eat the Sunlight (nutrition) Kevin Reese (860) 808-6329
5/18/2018 Jacobs Well Christian Coffeehouse (evangelism) Participants (860) 871-6500
5/17/2018 The Connecticut Constitution of 1818 (history) Attorney Wesley Horton (860) 522-6766
5/16/2018 The Connecticut Constitution of 1818 (history) Attorney Wesley Horton (860) 522-6766
5/15/2018 Buckner International-2 (human needs) Shawn Spurrier (800) 442-4800
5/14/2018 Buckner International-1 (human needs) Shawn Spurrier (800) 442-4800
5/12/2018 Go Conference Springfield, CT (missions) Participants (860) 462-8499
5/11/2018 Urban Alliance (community participation) Russell Jarvis (860) 986-7724
5/10/2018 Fatal Discord-2 (religion/politics) Michael Massing
5/9/2018 Fatal Discord-1 (religion/politics) Michael Massing
5/8/2018 Mother of the Year (Mothers) Kendra Smiley
5/7/2018 Queens Night 2018 (women) Rhoda Ansah (860) 816-3581
5/5/2018 Healthline on Autism (disabled) Leslie Simoes (203) 265-7717
5/4/2018 Hopeful Hearts-2 (assault recovery) Shannon Deitz (281) 608-7544
5/3/2018 Hopeful Hearts-1 (assault recovery) Shannon Deitz (281) 608-7544
5/2/2018 Amsterdam Salavation Army Band (missions) Orloff Rittman (860) 462-8499
5/1/2018 Nenapoo Goes to School-2 (children) Chandra Gonzalez Bookstores
4/30/2018 Nenapoo Goes to School-1 (children) Chandra Gonzalez Bookstores
4/28/2018 Mental Health Care Parity (disabled) Sen. Ted Kennedy, Jr. (860) 240-0455
(800) 842-1420
4/27/2018 When History Becomes Personal-2 (autobiography) Mimi Schwartz [email]
4/26/2018 When History Becomes Personal-1 (autobiography) Mimi Schwartz [email]
4/25/2018 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz-2 (entertainment) Alvin Carter (860) 214-2454
4/24/2018 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz-1 (entertainment) Alvin Carter (860) 214-2454
4/23/2018 "The Cross" (women's conference) Marisol Wilk (860) 637-5102
4/21/2018 Transportation Issues (mass transit) Marc Fitch, The Yankee Institute (860) 282-0722
4/20/2018 CT High School Graduation Rates 2017-2 (education) Governor Dannel Malloy (860) 713-6543
4/19/2018 CT High School Graduation Rates 2017-1 (education) Dianne Wentzell (860) 713-6543
4/18/2018 The Ebony Horsewomen-2 (therapy) (860) 293-2914
4/17/2018 The Ebony Horsewomen-1 (therapy) Founder and CEO Patricia Kelly (860) 293-2914
4/16/2018 Capitol Prayer Breakfast (Legislators & Faith) Marian McIntosh (860) 904-3677
4/14/2018 Cup Of Grace Bristol (fellowship) Bonnie Chadwick (860) 402-7555
4/13/2018 CT General Assembly 2018-2 (politics) Marc Fitch, Yankee Institute (860) 282-0722
4/12/2018 CT General Assembly 2018-1 (politics) Marc Fitch, Yankee Institute (860) 282-0722
4/11/2018 Young Songwriter (youth) Laura & Anna Essick (860) 810-6973
4/10/2018 Operation Christmas Child Volunteer Month (children) Mandy Nurdge (860) 670-1082
4/9/2018 Grief Share-Madison (Emotional Support) Joanne Deal (203) 421-4667
4/7/2018 WIHS Healthline on Recycling (environment) Kim O'Roarke
City of Middletown
(860) 638-4855
4/6/2018 The Passion and the Cross (Evangelism Drama) Cast Members (860) 895-1231
4/5/2018 Healing the Land-2 (spiritual revival) Tom Donnan
4/4/2018 Healing the Land-1 (spiritual revival) Tom Donnan
4/3/2018 WOW Conference: Fearless Love (women) Christine Disibo (413) 525-1804
4/2/2018 Peace Center of CT (peace movement) Iran Nazzario (860) 922-3552
3/31/2018 Hartt School of Music (entertaiment) Cast & Audience (860) 462-8499
3/30/2018 Iron Shapens Iron 2018 (men) Participants (860) 461-9714
3/29/2018 The Crucible Project Pete Aldrich &
Paul Hanson
(203) 213-6531
3/28/2018 Homecare & Personal Care Associates (services) Rev. AJ Johnson (860) 432-7181
3/27/2018 Homecare & Personal Care Associates-1 (services) Rev. AJ Johnson (860) 432-7181
3/26/2018 Our Companions (animal rescues) Susan Linker (860) 242-9999



Date Subject Guest Contact Phone Number Web Site
3/10/2018 Iron Sharpens Iron 2018 (men) Brian Doyle (800) 451-9239 ironsharpensiron.org
3/9/2018 Cartoonist Joe Young (vocations) Joe Young (860) 995-0344 joeyoungjr7@gmail.com
3/8/2018 CT Supreme Court Nominee Andrew McDonald-2 (judiciary) Senators Len Fasano & John Kissel (800) 842-1421 ctsenaterepublicans.com/
home-kissel/
3/7/2018 CT Supreme Court Nominee Andrew McDonald-1 (judiciary)
3/6/2018 XO Marriage Event (marriage) Kathy Moran (203) 421-4667
ext. 10
christchapelcma.
apolloengine.com
3/5/2018 Altar'd Women's Retreat (women) Justine Grandpre (860) 529-1575
ext. 213
firstchurch.org
3/3/2018 March 2018 Healthline on Sleep Apnea (health) Dr. Mark D'Agostino (860) 344-0055 middlesexhospital.org/
find-a-physician/
mark-d-agostino
3/2/2018 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initative-2 (environment) Morgan Folger, Environment America (202) 683-1250 environmentamerica.org
3/1/2018 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initative-1 (environment)
2/28/2018 First Opportunity House (recovery) Rev. Michele Augustine (860) 803-0113
2/27/2018 Tortured for Christ (witness) Jack Flynn (800) 747-0085 torturedforchrist.com
2/26/2018 One Love Marriage Conference (marriage) Mario & Cathie Santiago (860) 301-1853 ourvictory.org
2/24/2018 Iron Sharpens Iron 2018 (Christian men) Brian Doyle (800) 451-9239 ironsharpensiron.org
2/23/2018 Democratic Gun Control Proposals (government) Members of CGA (860) 240-0100 cga.ct.gov
2/22/2018 Democratic Values Agenda-2 (government) Sen. Martin Looney & Rep. Joe Aresminowicz
2/21/2018 Democratic Values Agenda-1 (governent)
2/20/2018 Grandparenting Network & Family Builders (children) Rev. Glenn Havumaki & Geri Vincent ChristianGrandparenting.net
familybulders.org
2/19/2018
2/17/2018 Early Prisoner Release Reform (justice) Senator Len Suzio (800) 842-1421 ctsenaterepublicans.com
/home-suzio/
2/16/2018 Colson Fellows-3 (Christian Development) Glenn Sunshine & John Vining (703) 574-3091 x118 colsonfellows.org
2/15/2018 Colson Fellows-2 (Christian Development)
2/14/2018 Colson Fellows-1 (Christian Development)
2/13/2018 Praise Power and Prayer Open House (prayer) Pastor Ray McMahon (860) 285-8898 lauren.l.mcmahon
@gmail.com
2/12/2018 GO Conference 2018 (evangelism) Drew Crandall (888) 853-9602 goconf.org
2/10/2018 UConn Baseball 2018 (sports) Coach Jim Penders (860) 486-4089 uconnhuskies.com/sports/
m-basebl/mtt/
penders_jim00.html
2/9/2018 Coaching for Impact-2 (personal development) Will Meire (860) 698-1212 coaching4impact.com/
2/8/2018 Coaching for Impact-1 (personal development)
2/7/2018 My Daughter's Keeper Conference (women) Asia Gouborun and Angela Halloway (203) 314-7346 mdkministries.com
asiagoubourn1@gmail.com
2/6/2018 Electronic Highway Tolls-2 (government) Rep. Chris Perone (D) (860) 240-8585 housedems.ct.gov/Perone
2/5/2018 Electronic Highway Tolls-1(government)
2/3/2018 WIHS Healthline-Pediatric Dentistry (child health) Dr. Erica Pitera (860) 347-4681 sweettoothkids.com
2/2/2018 License Plate Benefits CMCC Rep. Matt Ritter (860) 263-5700 ct.gov/dmv/
2/1/2018 Faithcare-3
(medical services)
Venton Forbes (860) 904-2870 ext. 12 faithcare.net
1/31/2018 Faithcare-2
(medical services)
1/31/2018 Faithcare-1
(medical services)
1/29/2018 Leadership Academy (youth) Alan Marshall, Shiloh Chrisitan Church (860) 346-0733 shiloh-christian.com
1/27/2018 Urban Alliance (social action) Russell Jarvis (860) 986-7664 russell.jarvis
@urbanalliance.com
1/26/2018 New Veterans Commissioner (government) Gov. Dannel Malloy & Thomas J. Saadi (860) 616-3600 portal.ct.gov/DVA/
About-Us/Commissioner
1/25/2018 2018 Connecticut General Assembly-2 (government) Rep. Christie Carpino (860) 240-8700 cthousegop.com/carpino/main/
1/24/2018 2018 Connecticut General Assembly-1 (government)
1/23/2018 Laugh Like You Mean It (life skills) John Rickenbacker BNA F.U.D.G.E (860) 770-4944
1/22/2018 Cant Get Enough Relationship Seminar (marriage) Dr. TC Brantley (203) 753-7377 drtcbrantley.com
1/20/2018 New CT Chief Justice (courts) Gov. Dannel Malloy & Justice Andrew McDonald (860) 566-4840 portal.ct.gov/
Office-of-the-Governor
1/19/2018 Protecting All Life-2 (pro-life) Bishop Thomas Tobin (860) 548-0066 ctfamily.org
1/18/2018 Protecting All Life-1 (pro-life)
1/17/2018 Restoring CT Medicare Savings Program-2 (seniors) CT Legislative Leaders (860) 240-0400
(860) 240-0500
www.cga.ct.gov
1/16/2018 Restoring CT Medicare Savings Program-1 (seniors)
1/15/2018 Perspectives Course (missions) Pastor Doug Christgou (336) 287-7193 perspectives.org
1/13/2018 Celebrate Recovery (rehabilitation) "Dave" (860) 432-8251
1/12/2018 Hartford Food Outreach (human services) Linda Debay (860) 989-7489
1/11/2018 New Utility Consumer Advocate (consumer protection) Elin Katz & Bill Waldowski (860) 827-2910 ct.gov/occ/
1/10/2018 Transit Oriented Development Grants-2 (business) Governor Dannel Malloy (860) 500-2300 ct.gov/ecd/
1/9/2018 Transit Oriented Development-1 Grants (business)
1/8/2018 Divorce Care (divorced) Dave Ferra (860) 346-6771 divorcecare.org
1/6/2018 Healthline January 2018 on Radon (public health) Christine Hahn (860) 509-7299 ct.gov/radon
1/5/2018 What to Know about Debt Collectors-2 (consumer services) Howard Schwartz (860) 740-4500 bbb.org/en/us
1/4/2018 What to Know about Debt Collectors-1 (consumer services)
1/3/2018 Trashed or Treasured (seniors) Rev. Glenn Havumaki facebook.com/
TrashedorTreasured
1/2/2018
1/1/2018 Politicizing History Dianne Smith (860) 522-6766 cga.ct.gov/osh/
12/30/2017 Higher Education Funding (education Rep. Joseph Courtney (D-CT) 202) 225-2076 courtney.house.gov
12/29/2017 Minute by Minute-2 (physical healing) Joanne Moody agapefreedomfighters.org
[email]
12/28/2017 Minute by Minute-1 (physical healing)
12/27/2017 CT School of Broadcasting (careers) Jim Robinson (860) 677-7577 gocsb.com/locations/
hartford-connecticut
12/26/2017
12/25/2017 IRS Ruling on Failing Foundations (taxes) Rep. Joseph Courtney (202) 225-2076 courtney.house.gov/
12/23/2017 Wreathes Across America-CT (veterans) Art Sladyk (877) 385-9504 wreathsacrossamerica.org
12/22/2017 Family Builders Ministry-2 (families) Jeri Vincent (603) 442-5800 familybuilders.net
12/21/2017 Family Builders Ministry-1 (families)
12/20/2017 2017 CT General Assembly-2 (government) Senator Paul Doyle (860) 240-0475
(800) 842-1420
senatedems.ct.gov/doyle
12/19/2017 2017 CT General Assembly-1 (government)
12/18/2017 Pearls of Wisdom (parents) James Samuel pearlsofwisdomstories.com
12/16/2017 Liberia Orphanage (missions) Pastor Charrles Brown and Wilmont Yalartai (203) 676-2145 alclorphanage.org
12/15/2017 2017 Veterans Hall of Fame-3 (veterans) Nancy Wyman (860) 616-3603 portal.ct.gov/DVA/Pages/
CT-Veterans-Hall-of-Fame
12/14/2017 2017 Veterans Hall of Fame-2 (veterans)
12/13/2017 2017 Veterans Hall of Fame-1 (veterans)
12/12/2017 New Utility Consumer Counsel (consumer protection) (860) 827-2910 Elin Katz & Bill Waldowski ct.gov/occ/
12/11/2017 New Christian School Hartford (education) Tim Goodwin (860-977-9149
12/9/2017 CT Attorney General will Retire (government) George Jepsen (860) 808-5318 ct.gov/ag/
12/8/2017 2017 Legislative Session-2 (government) Senator Len Suzio (800) 842-1421 ctsenaterepublicans.com/
home-suzio/
12/7/2017 2017 Legislative Session-1 (government)
12/6/2017 Lutz Children's Museum-2 (children) Bob Eckert (860) 643-0949 lutzmuseum.org
12/5/2017 Lutz Children's Museum-1 (children)
12/4/2017 Guard Dog Movie (ministry) Rory Johnston guarddogmovie.com
12/2/2017 Healthline on Opioid Abuse (health) Jeffrey Shelton MD (860) 358-6760 middlesexhospital.org/
find-a-physician/
jeffrey-shelton
12/1/2017 2017 CT General Assembly-2 (government) Matt Lesser (800) 842-8267 housedems.ct.gov/Lesser
11/30/2017 2017 CT General Assembly-1 (government)
11/29/2017 IRS Ruling on Failing Foundations (taxes) Rep. Joseph Courtney (D-CT) (202) 225-2076 courtney.house.gov
11/28/2017 Shepherds and Kings (drama) Dan White (860) 589-0000 libertybaptist-ct.org
11/27/2017 Joseph-Dreamer of Dreams (drama) Rev. Matt Harper and Team (860) 906-6784 TruthBaptistChurch.org
11/25/2017 The Artist's Collective (arts) Dollie McLean (860) 527-3205 info@artistscollective.org
11/24/2017 Luis Palau Association-2 (evangelism) Luis Palau (888) 275-5847 palau.org
11/23/2017 Luis Palau Association-1 (evangelism)
11/22/2017 Holiday on Main 2017 (families) Al Santostefano
& Rich Greco
(860) 347-6924 middlesexchamber.com
11/21/2017 700 Club Adoption awareness month (children) Terry Meeuwsen 700club.com
11/20/2017 DCF November Adoption awareness month (children) Jackie Ford (888) KID-HERO ct.gov/dcf
11/18/2017 Eat the Sunlight Kevin W. Reese (860) 794-5625 730kevin@gmail.com
11/17/2017 Trail Life USA-2 (male youth) Mark Hancock traillifeusa.com
11/16/2017 Trail Life USA-1 (male youths)
11/15/2017 Prophetic Ministry-2 (ministry) Brian Weeks (508) 252-9474 facebook.com/
Brian-Weeks-Ministries-178199338921016
11/14/2017 Prophetic Ministry-1 (ministry)
11/13/2017 Ahavah the Christmas Story (Christmas) Pastor Ryan Young (860) 663-2069 TheAhavahStory.com
11/11/2017 CT FY 2018-19 State Budget (government) Governor Dannel Malloy (860) 566-4840 portal.ct.gov/
office-of-the-governor/
11/10/2017 Campaign Finance Reforms (government) M. Jodi Rell (860) 570-5000 law.uconn.edu
11/9/2017 Hartford City Mission-2 (human services) Dave Ambrose (860) 246-0132 hartfordcitymission.org
11/8/2017 Hartford City Mission-1 (human services)
11/7/2017 Operation Christmas Child 2017-2 (missions) Cecil Pollydore (828) 262-1980 samaritanspurse.org
11/6/2017 Operation Christmas Child 2017-1 (missions)
11/4/2017 Child Passenger Safety (children) Luis Rivera (860) 837-5319 ctsafekids.org
11/3/2017 DOOR International (deaf persons) Katie Hearth, Rob Myers (616) 741-7200 doorinternational.com
11/2/2017 Resettling Puerto Ricans (relief) Governor Dannel Malloy (860) 566-4840 portal.ct.gov/
Office-of-the-Governor
11/1/2017 Reformation & Martin Luther-2 (religion) Glenn Sunshine PhD newcanaansociety.org/
hartford/
10/31/2017 Reformation & Martin Luther-1 (religion)
10/30/2017 Cup of Encouragement (women) Susan Call (203) 213-8411 wellspring.net




Updated: June 2018