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Catalyst Radio: Cherry Health & Sheldon House

In this two-part episode, host Katie Gordon speaks with Mike Reagan of Cherry Health and Tara VanDyke of Sheldon House about the health & wellness services they provide.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with co-hosts Michele Fife, Katie Gordon, Jessica Gladden and Jessica Young. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

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Want to listen later? Download audio here. 

Part 1: Mike Reagan, Chief External Relations Officer at Cherry Health, shares how they fulfill their mission of providing comprehensive health care to the community while encouraging access to those who are underserved. 

Part 2: Tara VanDyke, Program Manager of Sheldon House, which is a program of Cherry Health, talks about their work of providing community and belonging through a clubhouse format to those living with mental illness. Alida, who has been a part of the community for 8 years, also shares her storeis and experiences with Sheldon House.

More information on Cherry Health

More information on Sheldon House

Get involved: Attend the Sheldon House Craft & Vendor Show on Saturday, July 9th from 9am - 3pm.


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