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3rd Bernier Show at DSC features medical marijuana discussion and Volusianaires

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3rd Bernier Show at DSC features medical marijuana discussion and Volusianaires
Public invited to forum with Volusianaires

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2014) – Both sides of Florida’s medical marijuana topic will be discussed during WNDB 1150 AM’s Marc BernierShow in the third live radio show hosted by Daytona State College, set for Aug. 28. This special series of Bernier’s radio show focuses on community topics of interest, news, wide-ranging guests and an open forum. Marc Bernier Show 2014

Bernier’s first guests are attorney John Morgan, chair of the United for Care Campaign – an organization in support of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida, and Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos, president of the Brevard County Medical Society and a voice in the Sheriffs Association’s “Don’t Let Florida Go to Pot” initiative.

Other guests include: Daytona State allied health professor Mary Beth Craig-Oatley, manager of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program; and Sally Gillespie, past president of DSC’s Foundation Board, who will share insights about the fundraising arm of the institution and the annual Gala set for Sept. 18. This year the Gala honors the Bert Fish Foundation and Dr. William Schildecker.

Other guests include a faculty expert from Daytona State College, and a board member of DSC’s Foundation, who will share insights about the fundraising arm of the institution and the annual Gala set for Sept. 18; this year the Gala honors the Bert Fish Foundation and Dr. William Shildecker.

Following the guest interviews, the broadcast will feature a “McLaughlin Group-esque” discussion with four Volusianaires – Jim Purdy, Pat Northey, Candace Lankford and Arthur Byrnes. Bernier encourages the public to join in and serve as “Spin Room” participants for the 5-7 p.m. segment with review of the primary and looking ahead to the general election, in addition to news of the day. mark bernier

WHAT:  WNDB live broadcast on topics of interest to the community; guest experts join host Marc Bernier from 3 to 5; public open forum from 5 to 7 p.m.

Open Forum topic – Volusionaires review the primaries and upcoming election; all welcome to attend or call in

WHEN:  3-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

WHERE:  Daytona State’s News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St. in downtown Daytona Beach

All are welcome to listen and watch the show in the studio theatre – the Elaine & Thurman Gillespy, Jr. Theatre.

NOTE: Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler countiesand beyond for more than 50 years. The college enrolls nearly 28,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more.

Daytona State has repeatedly earned recognition as a leader in higher education. Most recently, the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, featured the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers and, for two years running, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Daytona State among the top 10in the nation for Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

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