Talkback for May 21, 2023 All American Week preview with LTC Anthony Clas. Cumberland Council on Older Adults news on Caregiving and Mental Health Month with Lisa Hughes. Download

26:35 Download May 21st, 2023

e.t. 26:35  May 21st is the 141st day of the year. There are 224 days remaining until the end of the year 

Today is National Waiters & Waitresses Day, International Tea Day, National Strawberries & Cream Day, Hug Your Interior Designer Day and National Talk Like Yoda Day
There are 8 days left until Memorial Day

— On this date in 1881, The Red Cross was founded 

— On this date in 1914, The Greyhound Bus Company began operations 

— On this date in 1927, Charles Lindbergh completed the world’s first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean 

— On this date in 1964, The Drifters record “Under The Boardwalk” 

— On this date in 1981, Reggae star Bob Marley is buried with state honors in St. Ann’s, Jamaica. 

— On this date in 1992, Johnny Carson’s last guest on The Tonight Show is Bette Midler 

— On this date in 1992, The final episode of the original MacGyver aired on ABC 

— On this date in 1999, Susan Lucci finally won a Daytime Emmy on her 19th nomination 
— On this date in 2010, Bono had emergency spinal surgery after suffering an injury while preparing for a tour 

— On this date in 2017, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performed their final show at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum 

Todayis the Homecoming Celebration marking the 112th Birthday of Lewis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Fayetteville.  It’s also the concluding day of the 5-church REVIVE-ALL in downtown Fayetteville!  We wish each and every church well! 

1Airborne! All the Way! is a shout-out to the U.S. Army’s most strategically mobile division, the 82nd Airborne! Originally called the All American division, because its members came from every state in the Union, the 82nd Airborne came to the fore in World War II and its members have served proudly in every conflict since! This coming week, the week preceding Memorial Day at the end of next weekend, has traditionally served as All American Week on nearby Fort Bragg….and is celebrated by the 18th Airborne Corps that command it, the Division itself, its proud soldiers, its veterans, and the Fayetteville community that loves it! Joining us today is 82nd Airborne spokesperson Lt. Colonel Anthony Clas, who says the 82nd Airborne is ready for a big celebration May 22nd through 25th – this coming Monday (tomorrow) through Thursday. You can find the week’s schedule of All American Week events by clicking ‘All American Week’ on WKML-dot-com, 965BobFM-dot-com, 1077TheBounce-dot-com, myKissRadio-dot-dom and! Lt. Col. Clas?…. 

2 Once again, you can find the week’s schedule of All American Week events by clicking ‘All American Week’ on WKML-dot-com, 965BobFM-dot-com, 1077TheBounce-dot-com, myKissRadio-dot-dom and! We hope to see you take part in at least one free to the public event! 

Lisa Hughes comes by Talkback this morning because May 21st is right in the Heart of May Mental Health month. She’s proud of the reduction in stigma towards Mental Health counseling in America…and every local community these days. And she’s also bringing us news of what’s happening in her organization! 

3 Lisa Hughes Assistant Executive Director of the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults at 339 Dever Street near Ft. Bragg Rd. CCCC OO A – dot ORG  

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