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Breakfast Club Archives for 2021-02

Nathan White - Local Man of Mystery

Local man of mystery Nathan White joins Mark to talk about trivia, improv, acting, and...more?

 

Betsy & Sarah from SeniorsPlus!

SeniorsPlus President/CEO Betsy Sawyer-Manter and Marketing and Development Manager Sarah Cecil join Mark to talk about their mission, Meals on Wheels, the Fill the Plate Breakfast fundraiser, and upcoming programs!

 

Patricia Pinto of AARP-Maine!

AARP Maine Volunteer State President Patricia Pinto joins Mark to talk about Maine's new "Age-Friendly State" designation.

 

Mike "Beerstradamus" Williams of Craft Brew Underground!

Craft Brew Underground owner Mike "Beerstradamus" Williams joins Mark to talk about beer, the first three years of CBU, beer, navigating the pandemic, beer, events, beer, future plans, and beer.

 

Shanna Cox of the L-A Chamber!

Lewiston-Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Shanna Cox joins Mark to chat about the "LA Region Explore + Discover Guide", the Rising Immigrant Professionals Club, COVID vaccines, staying connected, and upcoming events!

 

Live & Local with Neon Gypsy!

She's Back! Neon Gypsy returns to the WIGY studio and kicks off our weekend with live versions of "Complicated Mind", "5th Dimension", "Blue on Black" and "Come on Up." Pure awesomeness!

 

Chef Heidi Parent from Hell's Kitchen!

Chef Heidi Parent joins Mark to talk about her path to becoming the Culinary Arts Instructor at Capital Area Technical Center, her thoughts on people who order well-done steak, kitchen rules, Hell's Kitchen, and food puns!

 

Comedian Johnny Friggin' Ater!

Comedian Johnny Friggin' Ater joins Mark to about the benefits of sobriety, the cautious return of stand-up comedy, a fox encounter(?) and Maine Bucket Aht!

 

Live & Local with Steve Grenier and Scott Labbe!

Steve Grenier (guitar) and Scott Labbe (vocals) stop in to kick-off our weekend with live versions of Fuel's "Shimmer" and originals "Billy," "Saudade, and an acoustic sample of "Haze." We also play recorded versions of "Sun on My Face" and "Haze." Great way to start a Friday morning!

 

Comedian Brian Plumb!

Comedian Brian Plumb stops in to talk about his disdain for comedy contests, the thrill of having his name appear on a church marquee, and being paid with a basket of clams.

 

L-A Chamber Breakfast!

Mark takes the Breakfast Club on the road to the Hilton Garden Inn for the L-A Chamber Breakfast! He talks with The Maine Jerky Company owner Maria J. D'Auria, Hospitality Maine president/CEO Steve Hewins, and Officially Yours founder Lindsay Gannon!

 

Eric Samson - Androscoggin County Sheriff!

Androscoggin County Sheriff Eric Samson joins Mark to talk about his career path, the Lanee Barnes Law Enforcement Leadership Award he received from NAMI-Maine, the Sun Journal story about the 165-year-old Androscoggin County Courthouse, and adjustments made during the pandemic.

 

"Coach P" Joanne P. McCallie!

"Coach P" Joanne P. McCallie joins Mark to talk about her legendary coaching career at UMaine, Michigan State, and Duke. She also addresses her bipolar diagnosis and shares details of her new book "Secret Warrior" due for release on Feb. 16.

 

 

Dawn Hartill - Stand-up Comedy Workshop!

Comedian Dawn Hartill stops in to talk about her new stand-up comedy workshop, which begins Feb. 25. It's her fourth year teaching the course and registration is open via the Lewiston Adult Ed website.

 

 

De Echols of Hartt Transportation!

Hartt Transportation recruiter De Echols joins Mark to talk about Hartt's 72 years in business, how technology has changed trucking, and a variety of employment opportunities!

 

 

St. Dom's Boys and Girls Hockey!

"Drop the Puck!" It's the best rivalry in Maine hockey - St. Dom's vs. Lewiston! As WIGY gears up to bring full coverage of the boys and girls games, Mark talks with boys coach Dan D’Auteuil and players Lucas Pushard and Nathan Jones; then we shift focus to the girls game with coach Paul Gosselin and players GiGi Ouellette and Emma Roy.

 

 

Chris Marquis of Northeast Heat Pumps!

Northeast Heat Pumps manager/professional installer Chris Marquis joins Mark to talk about the financial and environmental benefits of installing a heat pump in your home. He also covers huge Efficiency Maine rebates and plays Three Random Questions!

 

Chief Jason Moen - Auburn PD!

Auburn Chief of Police Jason Moen stops in during a nor'easter for our monthly "Check-In with The Chief" segment! Chief Moen covers safe winter driving, best practices when you're involved in an auto accident, APD's 9pm Lock-up initiative, and advice for aspiring law enforcement officers.

 

Garin Veris - NE Patriots Alum and Youth Advocate!

Former New England Patriot Garin Veris joins Mark to talk about his involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters and the importance of advocating for young people. He also shares stories about being part of the most famous play in college football history, his outstanding rookie year, playing in the Super Bowl, and learning he was part of TV's "Family Guy."