Portage County Safety Council Podcast
Shine a Light on Domestic Violence

Shine a Light on Domestic Violence

June 9, 2021

Episode 209: Domestic violence happens everywhere and victims come in all ages & genders! Donya Buchanan & Amy Kelly of Safer Futures joined us to chat about domestic violence and give us a snapshot of how often it happens in the Portage County area. Click here to watch the video. Click here for more info on their 2021 Community Awareness Walk. For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

Get Outside with Portage Parks!

Get Outside with Portage Parks!

May 21, 2021

Episode 206: Andrea Metzler and Jennifer White of the Portage Park District, joined us on Zoom to chat about their parks and the benefits of spending time outdoors! Click here to watch the video. Click here to get a free poster today.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

What is Human Trafficking?

What is Human Trafficking?

January 21, 2021

Episode 198: Mary Kate Waggoner, Education and Outreach Committee Co-Chair of the Summit County Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (SCCAHT), joined us to answer common questions and expose myths in regards to human trafficking. Check out EndSlaverySummitCounty.org  or their FB page for update into.  For more information about the PCSC, visit PortageCountySafetyCouncil.com today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

Diabetes Awreness Month

Diabetes Awreness Month

November 13, 2020

Episode 190: Jodi Neu, Community Outreach Nurse at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center, joined our Zoom meeting to talk about Diabetes Awareness Month and services they provide for the community. For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center.

[Get Outside] Enjoying Fall in Portage Parks

[Get Outside] Enjoying Fall in Portage Parks

October 23, 2020

Episode 187: Jennifer White of the Portage Park District joined us to chat about the best places to enjoy the beautiful fall colors in Portage County, OH!  For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today! Sponsored by UH Portage Medical Center. Photo of Morgan Park courtesy of Jennifer Robinson.

[Get Outside] Disc Golf

[Get Outside] Disc Golf

June 23, 2020

Episode 172: Scott Campbell designed "The Grassman" disc golf course at West Branch State Park!  He called in to share about disc golf and courses throughout Portage County and NE Ohio. He's a member of the NEO Disc Golf Alliance, check out their Facebook Group for more info. Also check out the UDISC app which has a directory of over 10,000 disc golf courses! For more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

[Get Outside] People are Friendlier at the Park!

[Get Outside] People are Friendlier at the Park!

June 16, 2020

Episode 170: Are people friendlier at the park? We think so! In this short excerpt from e156, Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White of the Portage Park District laugh with Mike about people being friendlier at the park than other places. Do you agree? Click here to listen to the full episode Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to social distancing guidelines as suggested.

[Get Outside] Hiking Sticks are Cool!

[Get Outside] Hiking Sticks are Cool!

June 9, 2020

Episode 168: In this short & fun excerpt from e156, Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White of the Portage Park District talk with Mike about the benefits of using a hiking stick! Click here to listen to the full episode Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to social distancing guidelines as suggested.

[Get Outside] Ohio Mountain Biking Trails

[Get Outside] Ohio Mountain Biking Trails

June 2, 2020

Episode 166: Did you know that you don't have to go to Colorado to mountain bike?!?! Jim Olander, the Trail Director at the Cleveland Area Mountain Biking Association (CAMBA), joined us to demystify mountain biking and chat about trails in Portage County & throughout NE Ohio! Check out their Facebook page and/or Facebook community groupFor more information about the Portage County Safety Council, please visit our website today!

[Get Outside] Park Rx

[Get Outside] Park Rx

May 26, 2020

Episode 163: Andrea Metzler & Jennifer White share about the Portage Park District's Park Rx program! Also, check out their new Remote Education Programs that were launched as a result of COVID-19. This is an excerpt from e156, click here to listen to the full episode Please note: this episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to social distancing guidelines as suggested.

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