PROBIOTICS for Dummies… Communities in Schools “Fore” Kids Sake CIS Cup Golf Tournament

Pinehurst Naturopathic physician, Dr. Jessica Patella (
interviews author Dr. Shekhar Challa ( about his book, Probiotics for Dummies. Drs. Patella and Challa discuss this evolving topic in such a way that makes the concept of digestive health much easier to understand. Chairperson Tom Cruce opens the show discussing the Communities in Schools second largest fundraising program of the year; a golf tournament at the National Golf Club on July 11th.


Bill Sahadi talks to Ellie Collins, John Arnold and Kevin Smith about Moore County’s contribution to the Occupy Wall Street movement. On December 10 at the Downtown Park in Southern Pines, Occupy Moore will consider Occupy Wall Street issues from a distinctly Moore County perspective. The event will focus on economic, election and education issues with local experts and speakers from nonpartisan groups like the NAACP, Democracy NC and The League of Women Voters. The event will also feature live acoustic music from some very talented local musicians. For more information on Occupy Moore, you can visit the website,

Communities in Schools Exec. Administrator Ashley Baker discusses the role of CIS in our community and the many benefits CIS provides to the students in our public schools. Special mention is made of the Wine Festival fundraiser to be held on Dec. 7th at Elliot’s restaurant from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., and January’s fundraiser, Dancing with the Stars to be held on Jan. 29th.

Author Kathryn Schulz discusses her book, BEING WRONG …Adventures in the Margin of Error – June 18th 2011

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of ErrorJournalist, author and TED conference speaker Kathryn Schulz joins Bill Sahadi of Fore Properties and Dr. Robin Moore, a 7 Habits of Highly Effective People facilitator and former Compass Training Program Director for Communities in Schools of Moore County, to discuss many tenets of her thought provoking and entertaining book on the many facets of our individual & cultural association with wrongness & rightness. Kathryn’s writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe, the Freakonomics blog of the NY Times, The Nation, Foreign Policy and the NY Times Book Review.,

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Communities in Schools and Moore Buddies join forces on Jan. 30th at the Carolina Hotel for their 2nd annual Dancing with the Stars fundraiser benefiting Communities in Schools of Moore County and Moore Buddies.
Dancing participants Dan Askins of State Farm, Daniele Hineslely of the Carolina Hotel, attorney Patrick Mincey of Van Camp Meacham & Newman & real estate broker Beth St. John of HSP Realty join Bill Sahadi, CIS Director of Community Development, Rollie Sampson and Moore Buddies Board member, Deb Wimberly to discuss the evening’s event and the many benefits that both mentoring programs offer to the students of Moore County.

Communities in Schools – A Moore County Treasure to Our Students

Cynthia Bradley, Executive Director of Communities in Schools, Rollie Sampson, Director of Community Development & Administration & Kathy Byron, Director, FirstSchool Garden Program & past Board Chair of CIS, discuss the vital role that Communities in Schools play in the lives of our student citizens through their various programs. The new grant given to the FirstSchool Garden program is discussed in detail as is the CIS largest fundraiser, Dancing with the Stars, to be held on Jan. 30, 2011.