Lauren Roumayah, Drops 9 To 5 Job To Follow Her Dream Of Baking, Founds Detroit Cookie Co.Lauren Roumayah, Founder of Detroit Cookie Co., joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her journey that lead her to Detroit Cookie Co. and why following her dream of baking was the best thing she did for her happiness.
Michigan Native, Cassie DiLaura, Achieves A Life Long Dream Of Reporting In HollywoodCassie DiLaura, Host/Producer of Entertainment Tonight, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about that journey from Michigan to Hollywood, and what life has been like since attaining her life long dream.
Young Netflix Star, Sophie Grace, Shares The Story Of Her Journey To Hollywood On Community ConnectSophie Grace, Star of Netflix's 'The Baby-Sitters Club', joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her journey to Hollywood, as well as her connection to Michigan.
Brilliant Detroit Is Dedicated To Building Kid Success FamiliesBrilliant Detroit is dedicated to building kid success families and neighborhoods where families with children 0-8 have what they need to be school-ready, healthy and stable.
Art Road Nonprofit Brings Art Class Back Into Detroit Area SchoolsCarol Hofgartner joins Lisa Germani on COMMUNITY CONNECT to talk about how Art Road has brought art class back into five schools, while serving 14,000 students over 15 years.
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Surviving Member Of The Tuskegee Airmen, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, Shares His Stories On Community ConnectLt. Col. Alexander Jefferson joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his time as a Tuskegee Airmen, as well as his time as a POW during WWII.
U.S. Navy Blue Angels Fly Over Detroit For Health Care Workers, Continue To Inspire Hope Across The CountryStaff Sergeant Aaron Fryer, part of the Blue Angels Fat Albert Maintenance Crew, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about the process of joining the Blue Angels and what it's like to be apart of the exclusive group.
'SEAL Team' Star Toni Trucks Uses Role On Show To Advocate For Veterans As ViacomCBS Vet Net AmbassadorToni Trucks, Actress and ViacomCBS Vet Net Ambassador, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about "SEAL Team Six," her role on the show, and how she's used her role to support veterans across the nation.
Pingree Detroit Offers Unique Skills To Veterans Through Reclaimed Leather Product ManufacturingJarret Schlaff, Co-Founder and CEO of Pingree, joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about why he started the company and what was the process behind using reclaimed materials.
Detroit Rapper, Curtis Roach, Finds Success On TikTok With 'Bored In The House' RapCurtis Roach joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss how his career has changed since writing 'Bored in the House' and what's next for his rap career.
Tray Little Uses TikTok, Music Fame To Bring Awareness To Racial Injustice During Detroit ProtestsTray Little joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about his music career and how using his presence on social media has helped the Detroit community fight against racial injustice.
Beth Griffith-Manley Shares Story Of Her Career, Performs New Single 'You've Already Won'Beth Griffith-Manley joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect to talk about her career as a singer/song-writer, and performs her new single 'You've Already Won' on the show.
OU Graduate Adapts From Remote Learning To Remote Teaching As COVID-19 Restrictions On Schools ContinueAlyssa DeBruyne, Graduate of OU's School of Education and Human Services, joins Lisa Germani on Saturday's Community Connect to talk about the transition to remote learning during her final months at OU and her experience looking for a job as a college graduate in a world focused on a pandemic.
OU Advising Director Guides Students Toward Graduation, Future Careers During PandemicRoberta Rea, Director of Advising at OU joins Lisa Germani on Community Connect this Saturday to talk about the challenges she faced in advising students while in quarantine, and OU will look like when it reopens.