September 25, 2017
BCUZ 106 kicks off the Autumn season with a visit to the annual Silver Games, with Lisa Perrone. Then
Karen Shannon talks with kids and parents at Family Fun Night, at the Sport Center. Kathleen Benson
and Justin Sienkiewicz wrap things up in the studio, highlighting upcoming Fall events at SPD.
September 11, 2017
BCUZ 105 begins with a Time Travelers time warp! Beth Waller talks with director Marc Jolley and cast members at their improv show. Then Dave Brooks chats with vendors and attendees at the Spring Valley Farm to Fork event. Then learn who will be the next Miss Septemberfest at the Rotary Club coronation.
June 5, 2017
We join BCUZ 98 at the annual Bike to Work event. Todd King talks with Mayor Larson and Bob
Schmidt, president of the Schaumburg Board of Park Commissioners. Then SPD intern Jake Galauner talks with Mayor Larson and participants at the Fahrrad Tour Von Schaumburg. Finally, take the plunge with Andy Swinkunas and swimmers at the 2017 opening of Bock Pool.
May 22, 2017
BCUZ 97 begins with a KASPER spotlight. Parents and kids tell host Stephanie Gear about some of their favorite things! Then Kathleen Benson tours the Preschool Fun Fair, with plenty of adorable animals and food along for the ride. Then, just in time for nice weather, we revisit Jon Parsons at Walnut Greens for some foot golf.
May 8, 2017
Join BCUZ 96 at the Bison's Bluff Grand Opening! Justin Sienkiewicz reports on the fun, with guest Brian Bieschke and presenter Tony LaFrenere. Then we head to Walnut Greens with Jon Parsons, for a few holes of Foot Golf. Guests include Sandy Harris, Stacy Johnson, Kristy McCann and Heather Hagstrom. Then Beth Waller gives us a sneak preview of Schaumburg Idol, talking with contestants at auditions for the new season.
April 24, 2017
BCUZ 95 dips into Family Egg Decorating Night, with reporter Kathleen Benson. Then join Alyssa Tesnow in a salute to SPD volunteers, with emcee Tony LaFrenere at the 2017 Volunteer Reception. Finally, Easter celebrations wrap up at the Underwater Eggstravaganza, with our guide Stacy Johnson.
April 10, 2017
BCUZ 94 begins with Dave Brooks at the annual Sunset Fire and Picnic on the Prairie. Then Mallory O'Hara guides us at the Adults Only Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. This episode wraps up at the So Cool Spring Break Camp, with counselor Eric Carlson.
March 27, 2017
Step into Spring as BCUZ 93 visits the annual Sugar Bush Fair. Justin Sienkiewicz chats with attendees and a very hungry woodchuck. Then Teresa Varco stokes up the fun at Early Childhood Family Fun Night. We close with Jon Parsons, as he details the extensive renovations happening at the Schaumburg Golf Club
March 13, 2017
BCUZ 92 begins in the studio, with Tony LaFrenere chatting with Kathleen Benson. Kathleen outlines the many Spring events ahead at SPD. Then Mayor Al Larson talks with Tony about the outlook for 2017. We then head to dress rehearsal for Alladin Jr., joining Beth Waller and cast members.
February 27, 2017
BCUZ 091 opens at The Party's Back. Mike Wold speaks with some excited attendees and gives us a quick overview. Then Kathleen Benson attends The Father and Daughter Fairy Princess Dance. Lastly, we grab
a bite with Lisa Perrone at the Senior Mardi Gras Luncheon.
February 13, 2017
This episode opens in the studio, with Tony LaFrenere and Dave Parulo discussing the upcoming 2017 Restaurant Week. Then suit up and join Kathleen Benson at the Mom and Son Superhero Spectacular. Lastly, Teresa Varco gives us a glimpse of the action at the annual Taste of Preschool event.
January 30, 2017
BCUZ 89 takes a trip to Lynfred Winery for Valentine's Day. Beth Waller chats with Christina Anderson-Heller about their wine offerings and accommodations. Then Kathleen Benson introduces us to the newly renovated Bock Neighborhood Center. Then we revisit fitness resolutions for 2017, with Alyssa Tesnow and Tony LaFrenere.
January 16, 2017
BCUZ 88 begins in the studio with SPD Executive Director Tony LaFrenere and Alyssa Tesnow. They discuss approaches to fitness for 2017. Then Justin Sienkiewicz talks with Lisa Perrone and guests at the annual Senior Holiday Lunch. Finally, Derek Dvorak prepares us for countdown at the Itsy Bitsy NYE Countdown.
January 2, 2017
The first BCUZ of 2017 begins at the SPF Holiday Bazaar. Reporter Justin Sienkiewicz talks with vendors and guests Brian Bieschke and Kippy Shadel. Alyssa Tesnow then guides us through the Chilly Chili 5K Race. Then spend time with some festive canines and their masters at Jingle Paws, with reporter Mike Wold.