In Episode 34 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers Kibbee breaks down how to create a family legacy piece of art also known as a portrait. As a local business owner he is determined to pledge $1,000 a week to local non-profits. He wants to be remembered as someone that gives, doesn’t just take.
In Episode 33 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers, one of Coeur d’Alenes greatest thought leaders Michael Pereira shares his hope for our community. Michael is a candidate for the District 4 State Senate Seat, as well as owner of Pereira Consulting and Studio Ten 20.
Michael hangs his hat on his core values, from his website “Family, Faith, honesty, integrity and trust are just a few of my core values. I strive to treat others with respect and look for the good in others. I look to pick others up and not put them down. I believe if we spend more time on what we agree upon, we will be more united and accomplish more for the greater good.”
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In Episode 32 Danica Gilbert, the proud new Owner of Slate Creek Brewing Co. goes in depth on what it means to her and the community to be able to re-open the doors of what she called a hard break up. For Years Danica put her heart and sole into Slate Creek Brewing starting as a Bartender, then a Rep, and continued to work her way up to Manager before Slate Creek closed it’s doors. Danica wouldn’t take no for an answer in getting Slate Creek back opened. She explored all options until finally she found one that worked, and jumped back in to bring residents of Coeur d’Alene their favorite brewery back! That and much more in Episode 32.
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“If you are your brand it makes a lot more sense to your customer, it makes a lot more sense to you and your business…” Just one of the wisdom bombs dropped when Cole sat down with Jennifer and Andy Morsell of Mountain Madness Soap Co.
In what started out as a hobby for Owner Jennifer Morsell, soon turned into a full time endeavor of following her passion. Jennifer began making soap at night, after she put her children to bed in the kitchen of her Alaskan home. She soon began gifting the soaps, and having friends and family try them out. Before she knew it she fell in love with her now business and life partner Andy Morsell, and they moved to Coeur d’Alene where they opened Mountain Madness Soap Co. over a decade ago where today, they employ more than 10 local residents, and give back at least 1% of all proceeds to the community. That and much more in episode 31 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers.
Elaina Matthews, Director Run for #271 which is of one of Coeur d’Alene’s finest non-profits when it comes to helping our local elementary school programs. Elaina sat down with Cole to discuss the successes and failures they have experienced in growing this great foundation to now over $26,000 annually to contribute to our schools.
In Episode 29 Kory Wilson, Owner of Avondale Dental and President of The Excel Foundation sits down with Host Cole Turnbull to discuss how they set themselves apart in the Dental industry in Kootenai County.
Kory who was once an aspiring horse jockey turned dentist when his childhood dreams were quickly put to rest when he outgrew the possibility of being a jockey by age 10. Kory has always been aware of the dental industry being “behind the times”, and has taken the challenge to be the change leaders in the dental industry in kootenai county while providing unique patient centered, progressive, and personal care.
Kory, who is also the President of the Excel Foundation has helped make huge Impact in our community through their 1.5 million dollars donated to date to teachers for innovative classroom projects in the Coeur d’Alene School District.
That and much more in Episode 29 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers.
In Episode 28 Leslie Orth, Executive Director of the Post Falls Food Bank shares how she has helped transform the food bank to allow her guests to determine what they take home. “I would love for everyone who walks in here to not walk in here next week… That’s the end game.” says Leslie Orth. Her goal is to not have a need for her job, but the reality is we always will.
The Reality is Post Falls Food Bank helps up to 100 local families each and every day. Leslie and the Post Falls Food Bank have given their guests back their right to make their own choices with their unique approach to serving our community.
Find out how to help or get help here.
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Cole, the host of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers Podcast sat down with Monica Lang, Owner of The Wellness Bar in episode 27. In what was once just a thought, Monica saw an opportunity in the market to supply Coeur d’Alene residents with healthy and nutritious food options on the go. In this episode Monica dives into what makes The Wellness Bar Kootenai Counties premier and preferred juice bar and much more.
In Episode 26 Cole sits down with Glenn Gatherer, Owner of Nate’s New York Pizza in Post Falls Idaho. Glenn Gatherer who originally started his career in the wholesale business, has taken on many different endeavors throughout his life, and most recently entered the pizza business back in 2010 when he purchased Nate’s New York Pizza in Post Falls. Being the only New York style pizza joint in the area Glenn and the rest of the crew have made their mark in the community by being huge supporters for our police and military. Glenn dives into his love for our first responders, and much more in episode 26 of Coeur d’Alene Advice Givers.
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After losing her 6 month old son Mason to SIDS Liz Montgomery went on a mission. That mission was to open the conversation on safe sleep practices for our babies. Nobody was talking about the leading cause of death to babies in our community before the Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation was born. In this episode Liz shares the story of losing her son, the steps she could have taken to prevent his death, safe sleep and safety advice, and puts to bed some of the biggest myths when it comes to helping our babies see their first birthday.