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Our Local Sponsor Spotlight: Mid-West Family Broadcasting

April 14, 2017

We’re proud to welcome back another wonderful local sponsor for our La Crosse Listen to Your Mother show. Mid-West Family Broadcasting has been amazing to work with. They are one of the biggest radio stations and are located right downtown, so you’ll often find their dj’s out and about at events. They helped spread the word about auditions, and now they’re talking about the show! You may have heard our ads which were produced by Mid-West Family and are playing on all their stations. Find the one that fits your mood! Plus, it seems we got them in the spirit of mother stories, and here is one shared by staff member Lori Wilhemson, showing mothers are found in many places. Thank you, Lori, for sharing this story with us all! *** I never knew my mother. She passed away when I was 9 months old. My dad was left with three children, all […]

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Our Local Sponsor Spotlight: Women Writers Ink

April 12, 2017

We’re so pleased to introduce you to one of our local megaphone sponsors, Women Writers Ink! A nonprofit writing organization whose mission is to “reflect its light into words and enrich the world with story.” We couldn’t ask for a better partner! Everyone needs a community and, fifteen years ago, three women decided they needed support from one another as writers.  The result was a magical group called Women Writers that met, and still meets, to have a safe place in which to share writing. In 2013, the group incorporated as the nonprofit Women Writers Ink (WWink), and now they’ve formed three writing groups to bring the written word to more and more people. The key word here is “safe.” More important than anything else, WWink provides a place for people to share their writing, at any level. No one is forced to read their work aloud but, when they do, the feedback is […]

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Welcome Back our Local Emcee: New 8’s Lisa Klein

April 9, 2017

We’re thrilled to have Channel 8’s Lisa Klein return to the Weber Center’s stage with us for our 2017 show! A mom herself, and supporter of area stories featuring families, education, and defying the odds, Lisa was the perfect addition to our 2016 debut. We loved having her hangout in the greenroom with the cast and she was part of our team huddle too! She had no idea we meant it when we warned her to “Keep kleenex handy.” Just like our audience, Lisa listened to all our motherhood stories for the first time on show night, and she was blown away. We can’t wait to hear what she thinks about our 2017 production! Here’s what she had to say about her experience last year: “I was truly struck by the testimonies of last year’s presenters. I heard stories of unconditional love and tremendous pain. As each storyteller bravely shared their experiences either […]

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Our Local Sponsor Spotlight: Coulee Parenting Connection

April 6, 2017

Welcome back to our returning local sponsor, Coulee Parenting Connection! We can’t have a successful show celebrating mothers and motherhood without partnering with local sponsors who are doing the same work day in and day out. Coulee Parenting is celebrating a very sweet anniversary this year and we’re thrilled to have them support our cast and crew for the second year! Going above and beyond, writer and CPC founder, Lissa Carlson, even volunteered at our show last year and helped hand out programs! Just another example of a mom who supports community, the arts, and parenthood – which, is kind of an art itself.  Sharing her personal journey and celebrating the Coulee Region’s only free parenting magazine is the founder and creator of CPC, Lissa Carlson! *** So Many Stories, So Little Time There’s nothing better than a good story, and everybody has one, particularly in the realm of parenting. Stories connect us and remind us […]

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Our Local Sponsor Spotlight: Apropos Photography

April 3, 2017

We’ve said before there’s magic behind Listen To Your Mother. And we couldn’t capture that special something without a talented individual on our team. We’re thrilled to welcome Diane Knothe of Apropos Photography to our list of local sponsors! Stay tuned for behind the scenes sneak peeks as well as spotlights on our show night taken by a fellow mom! Get to know our 2017 photographer and take a look at some of her gorgeous photography for senior portraits, weddings, family photos and more! *** As a mom of three, I know how difficult it can be to get everyone gathered in one place. As our family grows, it becomes even more difficult to get everyone together. It can be hectic, for sure! The same can be said about photography shoots — especially when it comes to family and senior photo shoots. However, over the past ten years, I have learned the value […]

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