The drivers in the various classes of NASCAR keep getting younger and younger. This week on “Conversation Corner”, Rick talks to two of these young drivers, both from the state of Georgia. Austin Hill runs his own team and drives in the Camping World Truck series, he is 21. Brandon Jones is driving full-time in the Xfinity Series and he’s 19.
In a sea of soft drink “Goliaths,” Cheerwine® is a “David.” The 99-year-old independent family-owned soft drink based in Salisbury, North Carolina is making waves among those who cherish the South thanks to its branded entertainment web series, “The Local Legend Project.” Last summer, Cheerwine’s Bo Stevenson (with the help of fans) set out on a mission to visit and meet legendary people and places across the American South and give them a national platform for sharing their stories.
Super Bowl 50, airs on Sunday, February 7. More than 110 million people will watch on TV, and millions more sports fans will listen to it on the radio, stream it live, or watch online sports commentators and highlight videos. Millions of people will also be attending Super Bowl parties. It’s really an unofficial holiday on the American calendar. Will you be watching? And will you be thinking back to the 49 previous Super Bowls and the great plays, commercials and endings.
Returning home from his second tour of duty in Iraq, Major Dan Rooney, an F-16 fighter pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard, became painfully aware of the reality families face when a loved one in uniform is killed or wounded. Major Rooney committed to spend his life changing the future of America’s grieving spouses and children. In 2007, he formed the Folds of Honor Foundation; a 501C-3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to the families of these heroic Americans.
The Consumer Electronics Show once again filled the Las Vegas hotels and convention center with journalist, manufactures and a view into the future. Rick attended CES and we take a look not from a product level discussion but the overall experience,trends and improvements CES has made. Listen to the show and gain an inside personal look at CES 2016.
The end of 2015 is nearing and what better way to go out then to recap some of the highlights of Conversation Corner’s topics and guests. It has been a great year for the show and we are looking forward to the content coming in 2016. For everyone who listens, we are truly grateful. Merry Christmas and Happy new year from Rick and Steve.