The Morning Show with Clint Corpe Interviews

Listed below are some the most recent interviews conducted by Clint. You can listen to The Morning Show every morning Monday-Friday from 6:00am-9:00am on WBGU FM 88.1. Be sure to follow The Morning Show on Facebook to stay up to date.

Ben Batey, Wood County Health Department

The Covid-19 Pandemic is hitting Wood County now with the first 2 hospitalizations at the Wood County Hospital Thursday. Wood County Health Department Commissioner Ben Batey gave us lots of the latest information this morning.

Angela Schaal, Bowling Green City Schools

Nearly a month now of K-12 schools being closed because of the CV-19 Pandemic and with Governor Mike DeWine announcing an extension to at least May 1st I reached out to Bowling Green City Schools Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Angela Schaal for a local update.

Mayor Mike Aspacher

Mayor Mike Aspacher talked with us this morning about everything from upcoming committee and council meetings being online to the effect of Covid-19 on the 2020 census and funding for the city.

Ginny Stewart

Ginny Stewart called the show this morning to talk with us about the community wide initiative "Let There Be Light" taking place Saturday night.

Jim Beaverson, BGHS Baseball Coach

Coach Beaverson called in this morning to talk about the BGHS Baseball team and this fundraiser.

BGHS Baseball Program Mulch Fundraiser Sponsored by Klotz Floral Design & Garden
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Mulch Colors: Red, Cypress, Brown, Black
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Delivery or Pick-Up: Saturday, May 2 from 9am to 2pm
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All profits directly support equipment needs of the 2019 NLL and District Champion Bobcat Baseball

Tony Vetter, Downtown Bowling Green SID

Tony Vetter, Director of Downtown Bowling Green SID gave us the good news this morning. The 28th Annual Art Walk is back! We were going to postpone this event due to Covid-19, but we have found a way to still deliver a community event with your involvement thanks to technology. Downtown Bowling Green S.I.D. and The Bowling Green Arts Council would like to invite you to be a part of our Virtual Art Walk on April 25, 2020. Awards will be selected by popular vote from the community. The show and voting will be featured at: https://downtownbgohio.org/art-walk

Kathy Mull and Robin Guidera, The Cocoon

Kathy Mull, Director of The Cocoon in Wood County and Robin Guidera called the show this morning to talk about the increasing pressure on the family unit that sheltering in place during the Covid-19 pandemic will cause. We also talked about all programs available to help.

Stan Korducki, Wood County Hospital

With a dozen Covid-19 cases in Wood County as of this morning, Wood County Hospital President Stan Korducki shared with our listeners the ongoing preparation happening here as expert expect the number of cases to increase significantly this week and next.

Denise Williams-Niese, Wood County Committee on Aging

With the Wood County Committee On Aging buildings all closed, Denise Williams-Niese the Executive Director told Clint this morning that her staff and volunteers have redoubled their efforts to reach the county's senior citizens.

Michele Raine, Wood County District Public Library

Michele Raine from the Wood County District Public Library called in this morning to remind our listeners that although the Library is closed there's still a treasure trove of options available through the WCDPL.org website.

Matt Snow, City of Bowling Green

April is Fair Housing Month and City of Bowling Green Housing Specialist Matt Snow gave Clint the details on projects the city has helped with so far and money that's still available.

Ben Batey, Wood County Health Department

Wood County Health Department Commissioner Ben Batey reported the 7th confirmed case of the Coronavirus in the County. Hear the very latest update from this morning's show here.

Dr Rodney Rogers, BGSU President

Dr. Rodney K. Rogers - BGSU President said on today's show, "These are unprecedented times. BGSU has come together to help slow the spread of COVID-19. However, the unexpected financial hardship our students may be facing is not lost on us. Join me in supporting our students by giving to the Student Emergency Fund."

Alex Aspacher, Wood County Health Department

We are so fortunate to have a partner like the Wood County Health Department commit to providing our listeners with regular updates throughout the week during these difficult times. Commissioner Ben Batey calls in during the 8 o'clock news Tuesday's and Friday's and this morning Alex Aspacher updated us as well.

State Bank

Clint had a distinguished panel of financial experts from State Bank on the show this morning. Chief Wealth Management Officer Chris Jakyma, Chief Investment Officer Kelly Cleveland and our own Mark Cassin Sr. VP all shared their thoughts on the financial effects of the Covid-19 virus.

Ty Eigner, BGSU Hockey Head Coach

Clint visited with Ty Eigner Tuesday morning to reflect on another 20+ win season for the Falcon Hockey program. He shared stories about the team's experience as their playoff run was cancelled due to the Coronavirus and what the team and staff are doing during this time of self isolation.

Francis Scruci, Bowling Green City Schools

Well the first week of "distance learning" for Bowling Green City Schools is behind us and Superintendent Francis Scruci talked with Clint this morning about extraordinary efforts from the school staff, the community and parents during these very difficult times.

State Representative Haraz Ghanbari

Talked with State Representative Haraz N. Ghanbari this morning about Ohio's response so far to the Covid-19 virus including legislation to help hard hit businesses. Also about legislation awaiting the Ohio House's session this week including work on the Ed Choice voucher program.

Bob Moosbrugger, BGSU Athletics

Very Difficult couple of days for the Bowling Green State University Athletics teams as well. Clint talked with AD Bob Moosbrugger this morning.

Jeff Orlowski, Wood Haven Health Care

Clint also talked on Friday's show with Jeff Orlowski, the administrator of Woodhaven Health Care on E. Gypsy Lane Road, after Governor Mike DeWine announced Thursday that the state would soon update its order limiting visitors at nursing homes and assisted living facilities “to reflect that no visitors will be admitted,” in hopes of protecting vulnerable patients from COVID-19 exposure.

Erica Sleek, Sleek Academy

Also affected by the school closures across the state are charter and private schools. The Sleek Academy in Bowling Green is owned and operated by Erica Sleek and she shared with Clint her frustration over Governor Mike DeWine's order.

Francis Scruci, Bowling Green City Schools

Clint talked with Francis Scruci, Superintendent of Bowling Green City Schools, Ohio, about their plans starting Monday for the "extended Spring Break" due to Governor Mike DeWine's order plus how this would effect the school calendar.

Dick Eppstein, Better Business Bureau

With the number of Coronavirus cases increasing in Ohio so are the number of "scams" related to the scare according to Dick Eppstein President of the Better Business Bureau of Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

Seth Thompson, Panda Technologies

Seth Thompson of Panda Technologies joined with Dick Eppstein and Clint Corpe to talk about how to defend against cyber attacks on your computer plus how to recognize legitimate sites if you want to help a Go Fund Me acct, etc.

Kristin Otley, Bowling Green Parks & Recreation

The Director of the Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Dept, Kristin Otley, visited the studio Tuesday to give us an update on the new City Building, spring programming and more.

Joan Callecod, League of Women Voters

Joan Callecod from the League of Women Voters shared some insight with us Tuesday about the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census.

Wood Lane Athletes

Clints guests Tuesday included Kim Paxton, Brandon Broschius, Mike Nuzum, Kyle Lewis and Zach Parcher all athletes from Wood Lane - Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities talking about the Aktion Club, Celebrity Basketball game and more.

Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn

Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn talked with us during this morning's local news about the apparent murder-suicide Thursday morning in Pemberville, Ohio that took the life of Eastwood High School (Ohio) student Cierra McCrory. The shootings took place inside 310 Perry St., where McCrory, 17, lived with her mother.

Pastor Rob Spicer and Robin Small, St Mark's Lutheran Church

Pastor Rob Spicer and Robin Small from St Mark's Lutheran Church in Bowling Green shared the message of the 2020 Lenten Series "The Spirituality of the Cross" running this month.

Courtney Rice, NAMI Wood County

Courtney Rice from NAMI Wood County stopped by to talk with us about programming available this month.

John Zanfardino, City Council

Bowling Green, Ohio City Councilman John Zanfardino is chair of the Community Improvement Committee tasked with researching the possibility of implementing rental property inspections and registration in the city. We talked about that and more this morning on the show.

Shannon Fisher, Wood County Job & Family Services

FREE ADA Accessible non emergency transportation is available across Wood County to medical, dental, pharmacy and addiction treatment appointments/services through the Wood County NET Plus program. Shannon Fisher for the Wood County Department of Job and Family Services told us more.

Brent Baer and Kristin Fisher, Wood Lane/Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month and the folks at Wood Lane - Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities have tons of activities scheduled. Kristin Fisher and Superintendent Brent Baer gave Clint the details this morning

Jim Phares and Shannon Loar, Huntington National Bank

VP of Business Banking at BG's Huntington National Bank Jim Phares and Shannon Loar, Regional Mkt Manager stopped by this morning to talk about the collaboration giving away Toledo Walleye tickets and Huntington's long history of investing in Northwest Ohio.

Jodi Reitz, Census Bureau

Jodi Reitz is the Recruitment Manager for the Census Bureau in charge of hiring another 600+ people in Wood County to help with the 2020 Census. We talked about these unique opportunites on this morning show.

Jennifer Morlock and Jane Roth, OSU 4-H Youth Development

Jennifer Morlock and Jane Roth from the OSU 4-H Youth Development division brought Audrey and Drew into the studio to talk about their experiences in 4-H; plus how you can still get your kids signed up for summer camp!

Justin Marx, BG Beer Works and Mary Hinkelman, Chamber of Commerce

Mary Hinkelman brought Justin Marx from BG Beer Works with her this week as her "Investor Spotlight". Lots of great news about Ribbon Cuttings, expansions and Justin's leadership in support of many non-profits over the years.

Mayor Mike Aspacher

With the new year comes lots of new goals for the Bowling Green, Ohio City Council and Mayor Mike Aspacher. The Mayor and Clint talked about a "full plate" of goals the administration hopes to tackle this year.

Dr Susana Pena, School of Cultural and Crtical Studies, BGSU

The BGSU Bowen-Thompson Student Union is the location for this year's Latino Issues Conference on March 25th. Dr. Susana Pena, the Director of the School of Cultural and Critical Studies, and she gave us the details this morning.

Kelli Kling, Marissa Muniz, and Taylor Houpt Ayers

The Wood County Historical Center & Museum latest photography exhibit is "Utopia" by Taylor Houpt Ayers. Kelli Kling, Marissa Muniz and Taylor helped me preview tonight's opening and ribbon cutting

"The Drowsy Chaparone"

Director Heath Diehl, Annelise Clifton, Bridget Harrington and Music Director Lizzy Edwards from "The Drowsy Chaparone" visited this week to talk about the show which opens tonight!

Angie Bradford, Wood County Committee on Aging

Angie Bradford is the Director of Food Service at the Wood County Committee On Aging and she brought great news about the expanding menus there plus the March "Meals on Wheels" outreach program.

Mark Cassin and Brian Hall, State Bank

Mark Cassin and Mortgage Originator Brian Hall talked with us this week about helping you buy your forever home in 2020!

Jeff Klein, Wood County Emergency Management Agency

Jeff Klein, Wood County Emergency Management Agency Director, talked about weather safety, Haz Mat updates, spring tornado drills and lots more during his weekly visit.

Sandy Wiechman, Safe Communities of Wood County

Sandy Wiechman joined Clint this week to talk about Governor Dewine's announcement of a "Hands-Free" Ohio Bill initiative being discussed in Columbus.

Stan Korducki, Wood County Hospital

Stan Korducki, President of the Wood County Hospital, talked about safety initiatives the hospital instituted to battle the flu plus the results of the recent ACA Hospital-Aquired Condition Reduction Program and more.

John Caldernello and Melanie Stinson, Bowling Green Arts Council

The Bowling Green Arts Council is holding an opening reception this Friday at the Wood County Senior Center for the 50+ Shades of Grey art Exhibit. John Caldernello and Melanie Stinson stopped by to share the details.

Alex Aspacher and Kami Wildman, Wood County Health Department

Alex Aspacher and Kami Wildman had lots of great info to share today ranging from Heart Health, Children's Dental Health month, eating disorders and more