February 21, 2020
Chris Rodell – Author
Ok, all you golfing fans, you have the chance this week to learn many interesting facts about Arnold Palmer. This week we are joined by author Chris Rodell. Chris is the author of “Arnold Palmer, Homespun Stories of The King”.
Chris is also the author of several other books including “Use All the Crayons! The Colorful Guide to Simple Human Happiness,” and “The Last Baby Boomer: His book The Story of the Ultimate Ghoul Pool,” is a novel that was bestowed the 2017 TINARA Award for Outstanding Satire.
His latest book is “Growing Up in the REAL Mr. Rogers Neighborhood: Life Lessons from the Heart of Latrobe, Pennsylvania.”
In Rodell’s career as a freelance writer, hehas wrestled alligators, raced Ferraris, gone skydiving, lain on beds of nails, and gained twenty pounds in one week eating like Elvis. He lives in Latrobe, Pa., with his wife Valerie, their daughters, Josie and Lucy, and a small loud dog named Snickers.
February 28, 2020
Allegheny Dept. of Health
We have all seen the County Food Restaurant ratings posted on the front of eating establishments throughout the county. When the county has issued warnings based on recent inspections, we have seen news stories done by the local TV stations. Now you have the chance to learn about the work the county inspectors do to protect the public.
This week we are joined by Janet Russo a food and beverage supervisor for the Allegheny Health Department. She supervises the people that inspect and rate restaurants and food service in Allegheny county.
Items Janet plans on covering are:
- Requirements for opening a new facility and what our departments staff are required to know.
- Foodborne illness investigations.
- Enforcement When and Why.
- Certification managers requirement.
- Recalls of food products some reasons why they seem to be on the rise.
- Education requirements for staff and the wide range of knowledge they need to do their job.