Paige Morrow: Hometown Hero

Paige Morrow is Monday’s Hometown Hero. Paige is the executive director of Extraordinary Ventures.  The organization trains and employs young adults with autism and developmental disabilities who are aging out of the public school system. Extraordinary Ventures started with an event center and has branched into more ventures.  They also have a bus detailing crew, a group that creates and markets gifts, a laundry service, and an office shop. Find out more about Extraordinary Ventures. Fred Black showcased Extraordinary Ventures on the July 16 episode of Non-Profit Showcase. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local...

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Good News Friday: It Really is Christmas in July!

This weekend, it really is Christmas in July!

For nearly 70 years The US Marine Corps Reserve’s ‘Toys for Tots’ has been one of the iconic charitable programs in our country.

And for the past nine years, The Orange County Department of Social Services has supported the effort by operating the Orange County Toy Chest program.

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If You Only Knew with Dr. Deborah Stroman

A Sports & Society conversation with influential sport business leaders and athletes in America. Dr. Deborah Stroman is an enthusiastic educator and entrepreneur. She coordinates Sport Business curriculum for the prestigious Kenan-Flagler Business School and the Sport venture track for the College of Arts & Science’s Entrepreneurship Minor. She values “creating and connecting sport business people and ventures.” ( She works closely with the university’s entire entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem of administrators, faculty, and students developing and promoting analytics and economic impact initiatives. She is the founder of the nationally recognized SPEIA Basketball Analytics Summit ( held each year...

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