The Cardinal Cafe Podcast Episodes

July 30, 2021

This week we chat with our good friend, the voice you have heard for over 50 years on your radio, WBZ Radio’s Jordan Rich. We discuss his career, his family, his new book and his support for Voices of Hope since 2012. Please join us for a stroll down memory lane!

July 8, 2021

This week we have a nice conversation with the General Manager of the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA, Karen Nascembeni. Karen is an amazing person who survived a serious COVID illness and is now back to getting ready to open up the North Shore Music Theatre and bring life back to all who love that beautiful theater. We discuss her illness, theater and how theater will look post-COVID. Please join us. Thank you.

July 2, 2021

This week we meet the Emmy Award winning WCVB’s Sports Anchor, Bob Halloran. We discuss his career in Boston, ESPN and many of the novels he has written. Bob is also a survivor of a brain aneurysm and we discuss his event and the community that he helps raise awareness funds for. Please join us and learn what a renaissance man Bob truly is. Thank you.

June 25, 2021

We had an incredible conversation with Eliot from Jordan’s Furniture.  He is quite the story teller and discusses his families roots, his incredible philanthropic work with children and his thoughts on giving.  He is such a great storyteller this will episode will be in two 30 minute parts. So get your devices ready for a wonderful discussion with the man you all know.  And please check out the philanthropic work he and his company www.jordans.com and click on their "Charities" link.

June 18, 2021

We had an incredible conversation with Eliot from Jordan’s Furniture.  He is quite the story teller and discusses his families roots, his incredible philanthropic work with children and his thoughts on giving.  He is such a great storyteller this will episode will be in two 30 minute parts.  Part 1 will air this Friday!! So get your devices ready for a wonderful discussion with the man you all know.  And please check out the philanthropic work he and his company are doing here at www.Jordans.com and click on their philanthropic page.

June 11, 2021

This week we meet Erin Fletcher Stern M.S. who is the President and CEO of Camp Casco which is a camp for kids who had been affected by childhood cancer. The camp allows them to reclaim their childhood and to laugh and play with other kids going through the same life event which is very liberating and unifying for them. Erin talks of her career/life change of working in the science of cancer to starting this amazing camp. Please go to their website once you listen to this wonderful story to see how you can help. www.campcasco.org.

May 28, 2021

On this episode we meet Mary McManus. Mary is a motivational speaker, author, poet, 2009 Boston Marathon Finisher, polio and trauma survivor. She has a remarkable story of resilience, healing, Hope and possibilities. Once you hear her tell her story you will want to rush out to purchase her newest book of poems “Hope is a Garden” which she wrote during the recent pandemic. So please join us for this incredible story. And please check out Mary’s book at www.MaryMcManus.com.

May 21, 2021

On this episode we say hello to long time supporter, WCVB News Anchor, Maria Stephanos and her incredibly talented husband and artist, Dale Stephanos. We talk about how they met, their own journeys to where they are today and we discuss Dale’s incredible mother and her cancer journey. Please join us and get some insight on those who have been in your lives for many years. And check out Dales artwork which has been featured in Time, Newsweek, Sport Illustrated and Rolling Stone Magazine at www.dalesillustration.com.

April 22, 2021

Our conversation with Sean continues as he shares his thoughts on Broadway re-opening as well as some insight to Jagged Little Pill along with some fun memories. Please enjoy Part 2 of this wonderful conversation.

April 16, 2021

Sean Allan Krill is Grammy Award winning and Tony Nominated Actor for his role as Steve Healy in Broadways “Jagged Little Pill." In the first of this 2 part conversation Sean discusses his theatrical roots and he opens up about the loss of his long time partner, Guy Adkins, to cancer and how that changed him personally and professionally. Please join us for this very personal conversation.

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