Talkback for Sunday February 25, 2024. Carolyn Justice-Hinson describes Cumberland County United Way’s “Over the Edge Fundraiser. Billy Mac speaks on Fayetteville’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s AND Fayetteville’s original Restore Warehouse. Fay Fire Dept’s Jeffrey Tenner on on often-disregarded Seat Belt Safety. Download

30:02 Download February 25th

Today is Friday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of this leap year. There are 310 days left in 2024.

In 1964 on Feb. 25, Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) became world heavyweight boxing champion for the first time as he defeated Sonny Liston in Miami Beach.  Ali would hold the heavyweight title 4 times in his career.

Three visits on today’s Talkback.  We’ll check in with busy Billy Mac!  Billy runs a non-profit The original Restore Warehouse, which has served Fayetteville area charities going into it’s 25th year now at 205 Forsythe Street off Reaford Rd. near Robeson St. Biily’s also chairman of this year’s October 26th Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Fayetteville.  We’ll also hear from Fayetteville Firefighter Jeffrey Tenner.  He’s part of Fayetteville Fire Department’s risk reduction team on a vital topic to all of us!

First, however, is our conversation with Carolyn Justice Hinson.  Later this week, on Wednesday, in her capacity as Communications and Community Outreach Officer for the City’s Public Works Commission, we’ll hear from her surrounding the Public Hearing on PWC’s proposed rate increases.  Today she’ll be talking with us about one of the year’s most important fund-raisers for Cumberland County United Way – one of the area’s most vital backstop charity resource coordinators…It’s the second year for the u Saturday April 13th  50-foot rapelling – lowering by rope- experience off the downtown Medical Arts Building.  They call it “Over the Edge”!
Interview #1 – Carolyn Justice Hinson

Remember, “Over the Edge” is coming up Saturday, April 13th!  For all information, see UnitedWay-CC.org!  The time to build your or your group’s “Over the Edge” effort is now!

Although it’s further down the line in 2023, Billy Mac reminds us Fayetteville’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is October 26th….and Fayetteville’s Original Restore warehouse is approaching it’s 25th birthday!
Interview #2 Billy Mac

To find out more and help them celebrate 25 years of its contributions to charities, check out “The Restore Warehouse-dot-COM”.

Finally, a timely reminder from 3-year Fayetteville Firefighter and Risk Reduction expert Jeffrey Tenner….

 -Interview #3 FFD’s Jeffrey Tenner

And that’s our show for today!

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