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7/12/2018: Political Committee Scam; Woman With Heart-Schrader; Beaches History; Madison Carr

Kevin Meerschaert
Our thanks to the wonderful Charlene Shirk for filling in for Melissa Ross this week.

Thursday’s First Coast Connect featured guest host Charlene Shirk.

We discussed the power of Political Action Committees and local and state political committees in the wake of Mayor Curry’s committee’s being scammed out of $120,000with Florida Times-Union reporter Nate Monroe (1:15).      

Our July Woman with Heart highlighting Volunteers in Medicine featured Dr. Elana Schrader, Chief Medical Officer for Guidewell/Florida Blue (29:42).

We heard about several events coming up at the Beaches Museum & History Park with Executive Director Chris Hoffman (39:45).  

Ahead of her appearance with Remedy Tree this Sunday at the Blue Jay Listening Room we heard an in-studio performance from local singer-songwriter Madison Carr (46:00).   

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.

Kevin Meerschaert has left WJCT for new pursuits. He was the producer of First Coast Connect until October of 2018.