Tune into What’sUpNewp Radio Edition with Ryan Belmore every weekday at 1 pm on AM 1540 WADK. It’s where to get the scoop on what’s happening, new and to do in Newport County and across Rhode Island. Special guests, interviews, entertainment, commentary and more make this a can’t-miss hour of live and local radio."
Betsy Schwartz, VP of Public Education and Strategic Initatives for the National Council for Behavorial Health, and Jamie Lehan, President & CEO of Newport Mental Health, join Ryan and Frank to chat about suicide prevention and awareness.
Melissa Aguiar-Rivard, Director of Foster Care for Child & Family, and Natasha Garrett, Program Manager of the Independent Living Program for Child & Family, join Ryan to chat about Child & Family's Foster Care program.
Frank Prosnitz joins Ryan as cohost. Elizabeth Burke Bryant, Exeuctive director of Rhode Island Kids Count joins the guys to chat about the latest Kids Count report. Matt Gray from Ragged Island Brewing Co. also joined the program to chat about Ales for ALS.
John Edwards, Vice President of Tiverton Town Council, joins us to chat about last night's decicion to allow the Tiverton Casino to open 24/7. Gianna Sullivan joins us to talk about King Park Day. Courtenay Needham from the American Cancer Society join us to chat about the Relay For Life of Aquidneck Island.
Kelly Coates, President and COO of Carpionato Group, joined Ryan and Frank to chat about their group's purchase of the Newport Grand property. Dawn Euer also joined the program to chat about her announcement that she would be seeking re-election in Senate District 13.
Among a wide variety of topics, John Hirschboeck, Daffodillion Project Director, joined Tim Towey and Ryan today to give us an update on the 2018 Newport Daffodil Days Festival and their quest to have a million daffodils bloom in Newport.