RadioACTive 10.25.23

  • October 25, 2023
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The launch of the 4200 Project to save Great Salt Lake. Lessons from 'The Last Supper Club.' Warm Bodies War Souls Coat Drive.

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Three Utah businesses need your help with their annual Warm Bodies Warm Souls Clothing Drive. RadioACTive talks with Megan Kenley of Bank of Utah, Joe Evans of Arctic Circle, and Ryan Fish of Red Hanger.

  • Now - Nov. 10: Warm Bodies Warm Souls Clothing Drive. Call for as much warm clothing as organizers can get to help 12 different charitable institutions. Visit any participating Red Hanger, Arctic Circle or Bank of Utah location throughout the state to drop off your clothing donations. Then receive a free double cheeseburger coupon from Arctic Circle or a free shirt cleaning voucher to redeem at Red Hanger!

  • Charities are looking for gently used coats, hats, scarves, gloves and blankets. They are also looking for donations of new underwear as well

  • For Bank of Utah St. George drop-off locations, donations can also include gift cards, 0-24 month new baby clothes, diapers, wipes, maternity clothes, toiletries, breast and bottle feeding supplies, or small baby toys for The Well (formerly Hope Pregnancy Center).

  • DONATE $$: If you're not ready to part with your apparel just yet, you can donate to our charitable fund. These cash donations will be distributed evenly to all 12 charities involved. Every cent is greatly appreciated as these nonprofits gear up for the winter months. To donate, click here.

It's National Book Month. RadioACTive's Nick Burns talks with author Matthew Batt about his latest memoir, THE LAST SUPPER CLUB: A Waiter's Requiem. In it, Batt tells the story of his early work in restaurants, including a stint at The New Yorker in downtown SLC, and later, while on sabbatical from a teaching job, one of the biggest breweries in the Midwest.

Earlier today, the Utah Rivers Council unveiled 12 legislative remedies to restore Great Salt Lake. They’re calling it The 4200 Project – which reflects the nonprofit's proposed optimal level for the lake. RadioACTive talks with URC Executive Director Zach Frankel and Policy Director Matt Berry.

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments, or suggestions for the show? Email Tonight's RadioACTive team included: