Our Issues Hampton Roads focuses on the issues affecting Hampton Roads. Watch every Sunday morning at 6:00 as our new host, Rae Pearson Benn, interviews experts and everyday citizens to identify problems and present resources.
Episode 40 "YWCA"
OIHR new host, Rae Pearson Benn, talks with Ruth Jones, Executive Director of YWCA South Hampton Roads about how the YWCA works to empower and protect women, as well as provide support for families in the Hampton Roads area.
For more information, please visit their website: www.ywca-shr.org
24-Hour YWCA Hotline: 757-226-YWCA (9922)
Episode 41 "Triple Topic – Hampton Roads Business, FBI Protecting Hampton Roads, and Women's Heart Health"
OIHR new host, Rae Pearson Benn talks with Bryan K. Stephens, President & CEO of Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, to discuss why Hampton Roads is a great place to conduct business. Tina Pullen, Public Affairs Specialist with the FBI-Norfolk Division, discusses how the FBI works to protect the Hampton Roads area. Teri Arnold, Director of Marketing and Communications with the American Heart Association, discusses how women can keep their heart healthy.
For more information, please visit the following websites:
Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
Women's Heart Health
Episode 42 "Combat Wounded Warriors - Purpose & Peace"
Jason Redman, Founder & Executive Director of Wounded Wear, talks with the host, Rae Pearson Benn, about his personal story as a wounded Navy veteran and how he overcame great obstacles after his injury. Redman discusses how he started Wounded Wear and how he and his organization help combat wounded warriors to find purpose and peace.
Episode 43 "Sports in Virginia"
Eddie Webb, President, and Joel Rubin, Chairman of the Board, with the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum and Joe Gelardi, Program Director, Virginia Beach Arena discuss the impact of sports in Virginia with host, Rae Pearson Benn.
Episode 44 "Helping Homeless Families"
Thaler McCormick, CEO, ForKids, discusses the organization's mission of breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty for families and children with host, Rae Pearson Benn.
For more information, please visit their website: www.forkidsva.org
Episode 45 "Dominion Virginia Power"
Bonita Billingsley Harris, Media & Community Relations Manager with Dominion Virginia Power, discusses how to prepare for hurricane season, renewable energy resources, and Dominion's new personality driven campaign with host, Rae Pearson Benn.
For more information, please visit their website: www.dom.com
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