2019 BCUZ Episodes
May 28, 2019
BCUZ 147 begins at Walnut Greens, with Sophie Ali chatting with manager Peggy Ellsworth. Then join the Preschool Fun Fair, with Teresa Varco. Lastly, we revisit the new Wellbeats fitness program, with Sophie Ali and Emily Silva.
May 13, 2019
BCUZ 146 begins with Patty Kennedy, at the traditional Walpurgis Night celebration. Then Sophie Ali chats with Emily Silva about the new Wellbeats workout program. And as the summer season approaches, we revisit an overview of SPD Pools, with Justin Sienkiewicz and Heather Simross.
April 29, 2019
BCUZ 145 opens at the Underwater Eggstravaganza. Reporter Stacy Johnson even scores an interview with the Easter Bunny! Then the Easter theme continues with Erin Chapa at Bunny Bash. We learn a bit about self defense, as Nick Kuta talks with Sensei Patel, at an Illinois Shotokan Karate class.
April 15, 2019
BCUZ 144 is awash with Spring! Karen Shannon first visits Family Fun Night, at MRC. Then Sophie Ali revisits the mad at MRC Spring Break Camp. Lastly, SPD celebrates
April 1, 2019
We begin BCUZ 143 at MRC, at their Spring Break Camp. Sophie Ali tries to keep up with the counselors and kids! Then we revisit SPD Pools with Justin Sienkiewicz and Heather Simross, as passes go on sale and we gear up for the season's opening. Then we join Sophie, Derek Gronlund and Amanda Anderson at Spring Valley, for their Spring Break Camp.
March 18, 2019
BCUZ 142 opens with a Recreation Department overview. Join Justin Sienkiewicz as he chats with Dave Brooks, Jon Parsons, Derek Dvorak and Heather Simross. Then Justin and Heather discuss the SPD Pools. Lastly, Jasmine Alvarado takes us on a St. Patrick's Day Gold Coin Hunt.
February 25, 2019
BCUZ 141 opens in the studio, as host Tony LaFrenere talks with Christina Nied, about the upcoming Meet Chicago NW "Restaurant Week". Then Christine Quinlan talks with Tony about Amita Health's newest joint replacement techniques. Lastly, we stretch out a bit with Sophie Ali, as she visits the Parent-Tot Gymnastics class at The Sport Center.
February 11, 2019
BCUZ 140 begins with a return to Winter Fest, at SV. Dave Brooks talks with participants and dog sledders. Then join Teresa Varco for Preschool Open House. Nick Kuta then hits the court with Half-Pint Hoopsters.
January 28, 2019
BCUZ 139 opens at the Senior Trivia Lunch, with Lisa Perrone. Then Dave Brooks braves the cold at the Spring Valley Winter Fest. Then think fast, as Sophie Ali talks with athletic supervisor Nick Kuta at the Nerf Battle Royale.
January 14, 2019
SPD is in the thick of Winter 2019, with BCUZ 138. We open with Justin, at Way Fun Winter Break Camp. Then Sophie checks in at Tiny Tot Open Play, at the CRC. Justin then circles back to wrap things up, with the Spring Valley Winter Break Camp.
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