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Relaxed conversations about the #coolestcoast, promoting knowledge of the area, activities, resources and enjoying it all. Contributing to an overall positive community dialogue. 

Coffee On The Coast – October 6, 2021 – Poetry Reading

Special Coffee on the Coast episode – Interview and Live Poetry Reading with Author Adrienne Wallner, from her book of poetry “To the 4a.m. Light”. Adrienne is a former Manitowoc resident and graduate of Roncalli High School. Her book is available from local independent bookseller LaDeDa Books and Beans.

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Coffee On The Coast – September 23, 2021

The classically cool Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra has a seasonally appropriate and exciting performance planned for Saturday, October 9: THE ORIGINAL DRACULA, a live-to-film event with original score performed by the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra.

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Coffee On The Coast – September 22, 2021

Today Jason has a conversation with Ann Flad-Jesion from Progress Lakeshore & Todd Nilson of Clocktower Advisors about the “Perfect Your Pitch” Event that will help entrepreneurs to give the best business pitch they possibly can.

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Coffee on the Coast with Author Steven K. Rogstad

Coffee on the Coast with Author Steven K. Rogstad

Wisconsin native, Steven K. Rogstad, author of “Lincoln Among the Badgers: Rediscovering Sites Associated with Abraham and Mary Lincoln in Wisconsin”, joins us to talk about his book in advance of a Meet and Greet Book Signing at LaDeDa Books (1624 New York Ave, Manitowoc) on Saturday, June 19, 2021.

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Coffee On The Coast Live!

Coffee On The Coast Live!

Lakeshore Community Job Fair Virtual Job Fair. We’ll be speaking with Jolene Wilkens and Lucas Dulmes about how job seekers can participate, with an intro to how to easily use the online platform.

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Coffee On The Coast Live!

Coffee On The Coast Live!

Today we are talking with Candice Giesen, director of development for Roncalli High School about the Annual Roncalli Pierside Auction. Registration for the auction is open now! Visit roncalliauction.givesmart.com to create your account. Silent auction items open for bidding: Monday, April 19 Premium auction items open for bidding: Wednesday, April 21 All bids close: Saturday,

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Coffee On the Coast LIVE! Victory Gardens durning WWII

Coffee On the Coast LIVE! Victory Gardens durning WWII

Join us as we learn more about the upcoming Victory Gardens of WWII presentation. ? ? ? ??? A collaboration between Wisconsin Maritime Museum and Manitowoc Public Library. Shane Lee shares the knowledge and info about reserving your own seed kit! Did you know the Grow It Forward Community Food Center coordinates the S. 14th

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Coffee On the Coast LIVE! Virtual Job Fair

Coffee On the Coast LIVE! Virtual Job Fair

Join Tina as she speaks with Jolene Wilkens and Lucas Dulmes of The Lakeshore Community Job Fair about their upcoming Virtual Job Fair Event on Thursday, April 29. Along with an employer perspective provided by Kelsey Tienor of Americollect. Registration deadline for employer participation is April 22. More info: lakeshorecommunityjobfair.org

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Coffee On The Coast Live!

Coffee On The Coast Live!

Today we are speaking with Myke Hollahan, Owner & Chef at Holla Restaurant about an amazing national chef contest! Vote for Myke @ https://favchef.com/2021/myke-hollahan

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Coffee on the Coast LIVE!

Coffee on the Coast LIVE!

Jason Prigge of Vagabond Creative Studio chats with Holly Vanakkeren of Progress Lakeshore about the Local Box of Love and how you can purchase one for yourself or to give as a gift!

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Coffee On The Coast LIVE!

Coffee On The Coast LIVE!

Progress Lakeshore’s Local Box of Love is a brand new fundraiser for our non-profit organization and Manitowoc County businesses. The boxes are a combination of highly curated goodies from local businesses. Progress Lakeshore is purchasing the items from different shops in the area and combining them to create the Local Boxes of Love. They are

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Coffee on the coast LIVE!

Coffee On The Coast LIVE!

Today we are talking with Manitowoc County Drug Court Coordinator, Jason Latva about “Community Impact Of Drug Court In Manitowoc County: An Online Community Conversation.”

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Coffee On The Coast

Coffee On The Coast

Today we are talking with Lisa Pike, Materials Management Librarian with The Manitowoc Public Library about a grant to expand the library’s collection. Hosted by Tina Prigge

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Coffee On the Coast LIVE!

Coffee On the Coast LIVE!

Today we are talking with Shady Lane Senior Living’s Director of Nursing Deanne Weier about the challenges and triumphs during this past year. Hosted by Tina Prigge

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Coffee on the Coast

Coffee On The Coast LIVE!

Today we are talking with Clark Sieracki about the Upcoming Very Weird Manitowoc Holiday Edition programming at The Manitowoc Public Library Hosted By Tina Prigge

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Coffee on The Coast

Coffee On The Coast LIVE!

Today Tina is talking with Barb Bundy-Jost about her upcoming program with The Manitowoc Public Library “SPARKLE” The history of aluminum trees. Host: Tina Prigge

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Coffee on The Coast with Josh Kitzmann

Coffee On The Coast LIVE!

Today we are talking with Josh Kitzmann about his “Holiday Saute” presentation, live-streaming next Monday, November 9th at 4pm on the Manitowoc Public Libraries Facebook page. Hosted by: Tina Prigge of Vagabond Creative Studio.

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Coffee on the Coast United Way

Coffee On The Coast LIVE!

Today we are talking about the Manitowoc County United Way’s Volunteer Connection Event with Ashley Bender and Courtney Hansen. Hosted by Jason Prigge of Vagabond Creative Studio.

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Dr. Linboom, Aurora Health

COTC – Dr. Elmer Linboom of Aurora Explains Virtual Video Visits

In this special episode of Coffee on the Coast, Dr. Elmer Linboom, Family Practitioner with Advocate Aurora Health, explains the new primary care Virtual Video Visit option. Watch the video. For more information about Virtual Video Visits, visit the link below. www.aurorahealthcare.org/services/primary-care/video-visit. Also, check out the Health + Wellness page on coolestcoast.com/health-wellness sponsored by Aurora.

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Coffee on the Coast - Live Forever Project

Coffee on the Coast: Live Forever Project

Colleen and Trent tell us about the creative collaboration that is the Live Forever Project. The mission is to keep memories of live using the power of the Arts. Interview the wisdom keepers of the community and turn their stories into various art forms. Poetry, theater, dance, music and songwriting, storytelling integrated into a production.

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Black Lives Matter Conversation

Black Lives Matter with Kevin Sievert

It’s an emotional time, and an important time to have honest and thoughtful dialogue to understand in a meaningful way the relevance and importance of Black Lives Matter. Kevin Sievert sat down with Tina Prigge to unpack what’s happening and to acknowledge that the first step to making a change is understanding and not staying

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Progress Lakeshore Awards - Fox Communities Credit Union

Celebrating the Progress Lakeshore Awards nominees. Fox Communities Credit Union

Celebrating the Progress Lakeshore Awards nominees. Today, Coolest Coast spoke with Community Enhancement Award Nominee Fox Communities Credit Union’s Heather Wessley. An example of community collaboration and enhancement with their sponsoring and involvement in The Lakeshore Balloon Glow and Kites Over Lake Michigan. Congratulations to Fox Communities Credit Union on your Nomination!

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Business Reopening Post Pandemic

Business Reopening Post Pandemic

Holly VanAkkeren of Progress Lakeshore and Tina Prigge of Vagabond Creative Studio share resources, guidelines, protocols and best practices for reopening your business post-COVID19. Links to WEDC, Reopen Mainstreet, OSHA, DHS and CDC resources are provided.

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Progress Lakeshore Awards Sepia Chapel

Celebrating the Progress Lakeshore Awards nominees. Sepia Chapel

Celebrating the Progress Lakeshore Awards nominees. Today, Coolest Coast spoke with Entrepreneurial Achievement Award Nominee Sepia Chapel’s Gina Krahn. An example of true entrepreneurial grit and creativity, they have turned an old church in Two Rivers into an event destination. (worthy of a design award) Congratulations to Sepia Chapel on your nomination!

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Holy Family Conservatory of Music | Coffee on the Coast

In this episode of Coffee on the Coast, we learn more about the 90 year history of the Holy Family Conservatory of Music with Dr. Stanislava Varshavski and Sister Carol Ann Gambsky. Students of all ages and all instruments, including voice, are welcome to take lessons at the Conservatory. Emmy Award winner Garth Neustadter started

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