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Regionally Speaking: June 9, 2022

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On "Regionally Speaking," Tom Maloney talks with Jerry King, President of the Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence, about the upcoming July 1st change in gun laws for the state of Indiana, as well as the availability of making gun purchases at gun shows, gun shops, and "ghost guns" through on-line retailers.

Then, Tom talks with David Benjamin of the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project about water safety this summer. They discuss what drowning looks like, as well as safety issues with a lack of lifeguards this summer at Northwest Indiana beaches.

Dee Dotson talks with of the Troy Stevenson, Senior Campaign Manager for the Trevor Project, to discuss suicide among the LGBTQ+ community.

As Vice President of Radio Operations, Tom is responsible for overseeing Lakeshore Public Radio. He oversees the radio station’s programming, as well as news. He was instrumental in bringing several different genres of music to Lakeshore Public Radio.
As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engage, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving of her time, talent and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership and her favorite quote is Leadership is service not position by Tim Fargo.