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Interviews:
Krista Olsen-dibsie - Co-founder, The Beauty Foundation for Cancer Care
In these times, paying for medical costs is more challenging than ever. Especially for women undergoing cancer treatment, and facing additional costs. Krista Olsen-dibsie, president of the Beauty Foundation, a non-profit giving money direct to women receiving cancer treatment, talks about her project with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth. Women with prescription costs of over a $1,000 monthly, or additional child care costs, or even transportation for care -- these women so appreciate money for a wig.
Themes: Philanthropy, Volunteerism, Health
Harry Dannenberg - Chairman, New York City Chapter, SCORE
Thinking of starting your own business? How much do you know about your business model? How is your cash flow? What about your location? Have you insured yourself properly? For answers to these and other pertinent topics, contact SCORE, NYC, counselors to New York's small businesses. Harry Dannenberg, SCORE chairman, discusses how to contact and what to expect with Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Volunteerism, Finance
Ken English - Literacy Program Director, New York Public Library
Most of the news today is full of spending waste -- federal and state. Violá! Good news. Ken English, director of the New York Public Library's Center for Teaching Reading and Writing to Adults, runs a cost-effective program. There are many reasons people reach adulthood unable to read and write effectively. If you're reading and watching this, fortunately, you're not a candidate for the Literacy Program. But you could be a candidate for volunteering. Budget cuts have hurt this valuable, productive program. Respond. Volunteers in various capacities are needed as you will learn from English on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West
Themes: Education, Volunteerism, Community Programs
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More about "Getting Your Money's Worth"

As the title of the show, "Getting your Money's Worth" implies, the show concerns itself with gaining value as a consumer of education, health services or, indeed, as a tax payer. Everyday consumer spending will be included. The dialogue may not present solutions, but certainly will present alternatives in an entertaining and colorful way with experts in their respective fields.

Ms. West, a former educator, is president of Westco, her own privately held company. Westco designs and manufactures fixtures for such blue chip companies as Disney, Universal Studios, the NBC Experience Store and many others. Business people, authors and journalists, educators, politicians and actors will be interviewed in 15-minute segments with civility and dignity. "I don't care what your politics are, if you have a point of view and have a story to tell that is timely, you'll get a chance to freely air your opinion," says the attractive New Yorker.

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