Utah Weekly Forum with Rebecca Cressman

Utah Weekly Forum is a Public Affairs Program hosted each week by National and Local Award Winning Personality Rebecca Cressman. UWF is a program dedicated to raising awareness for non-profit organizations, local charities, humanitarian groups, and anybody willing to improve lives and communities across the world. Utah Weekly Forum can be downloaded and podcast every Monday!
Giving the Gift of Life   (25:23) April 17, 2021
Last year over 39,000 people in the United States received transplanted organs, eyes, or tissue and a new chance at life. Yet in Utah, there are still 803 patients urgently waiting on the transplant list. April is National Donate Life Month and in this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Dr Richard Gilroy, a transplant herpetologist […]
COVID19 Affects on Utah Women at Work   (24:07) April 10, 2021
This month the Utah Women & Leadership Project released the first in a series of research briefs to better understand how the pandemic affected employed women in Utah. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, UWLP Director DR. Susan Madsen and Dr Chris Hartwell from Utah State University’s Huntsman School of Business join FM109.3 Host […]
A Day of Giving to Make a Wish Utah   (22:23) March 27, 2021
Severe childhood illness can not only rob children of care-free magical moments, but they can also stretch the hearts and minds of their families.  Make a Wish Utah works daily to give children with critical health issues hope and the magic of looking forward to having a childhood dream come true. On March 31st, every […]
Pink Park City Conquering Cancer   (24:18) March 20, 2021
Three years ago, Pink Park City hit the slopes as a day to conquer all cancers with skiers and volunteers in costume coloring the slopes of Park City Mountain. In light of the pandemic, this year the event is virtual and focused on giving hope to families and patients touched by cancer and all funds […]
Feed Utah- A Statewide Food Drive   (26:39) March 13, 2021
More than 1/2 million residents in Utah are hungry. So, volunteers from organizations and multi-faith-based congregations across the state are collaborating together for the first annual statewide Feed Utah food drive. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Ashlee Johnstun, Customer Relations Director for Associated Food Stores, and Utah Food Bank President and CEO Ginette […]
Utah Commemorates 125 Years of Statehood   (23:10) February 27, 2021
On January 4th, 2021, Utah celebrated its 125th anniversary of statehood with a special televised program supporting Utah’s cultural and arts community. The special event was created by the Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, in partnership with Utah’s Governor’s Office and more events are planned that focus on our state’s history, arts, and culture. In […]
Women of the World Enriching Lives in Utah   (23:36) February 20, 2021
There are thousands of refugees in Utah, many who have fled violent or troubled countries. On March 10th, many of these displaced women will walk a runway in ethnic dress to highlight their stories, their strength, and their traditions at the Women of the World 11th Annual Fashion Show and fundraiser. In this week’s edition […]
Stopping Heart Disease in Utah   (23:54) February 20, 2021
Heart disease is not just the leading killer in the world, but it’s the number one threat to men and women in Utah. In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined by Dr. Kirk Knowlton, director of cardiovascular research and associate chief of cardiology at the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute. Dr. Knowlton […]
Know Your Scripts and Protect Your Family   (26:27) February 05, 2021
It’s not just opioids that Utah parents need to watch out for,  other prescriptions come with risks of addiction too. But, talking openly about the dangers of prescription medication with our children and our parents can dramatically lower the risk of misuse.  In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined […]
Utah’s Scouting for Food Drive   (25:53) January 30, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many hardships upon families and many more people have had to turn to local food pantries to feed their children. In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, we focus on the on-going Scouting for Food Drive mobilizing hundreds of scouts, troops, and crews to help the community fill the […]
Closet With A Cause   (18:40) January 16, 2021
This is the time of year for New Year resolutions!  One of the most popular resolutions is to become more organized, minimize and declutter!  What happens we achieve this resolution?  By decluttering, minimizing and becoming more organized, experts say we experience less stress so we experience more peace of mind and happiness.  It gives us […]
Play “InUtah” and Help Utah’s Economy   (23:24) January 15, 2021
Whether it’s a short drive to explore one of Utah’s many state parks, a ski trip, a stop at a local business, or following health guidelines, everyone can do their part to keep our state’s economy vibrant. In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined by Pete Codella, the marketing […]
Huntsman Cancer Innovates New Ways to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening in Utah   (25:27) December 19, 2020
Colorectal Cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the U.S. But many of Utah’s poor, uninsured, and ethnic minorities struggle to get screened. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Huntsman Cancer Institute Researcher Dr. Cho Lam and Carbon Medical Services PA Dylan Taylor explain how a new grant awarded to Huntsman Cancer […]
The Utah Women Behind Relentlessly Resilient   (28:14) December 12, 2020
In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Michelle Scharf and Jennie Taylor, join FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to talk about their new podcast that focuses on the challenges of and the tools needed to overcome hardships and obstacles. Jennie’s husband, Major Brent Taylor, died while serving in Afghanistan and Michelle lost her husband to terminal cancer. […]
The Forgotten Carols on Utah’s Big Screen   (27:28) December 12, 2020
The Covid pandemic brought many challenges to the arts, but for fans of the live theatrical production of The Forgotten Carols, 2020 brought a gift. The beloved play that has been on stage for almost 30 years is now in movie theaters. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Michael McLean joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman […]
Eagle Condor Humanitarian; Building Self-Reliance & Giving Hope   (24:37) December 12, 2020
In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined by Melissa Webster and Laura Chabries of Eagle Condor Humanitarian, a non-profit headquartered in Utah in need of donations to continue its work to eliminate poverty and educate vulnerable children in Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. Eagle Condor hosts expeditions throughout the year offering […]
Eagle Condor Humanitarian; Building Self-Reliance & Giving Hope   (24:37) December 12, 2020
In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined by Melissa Webster and Laura Chabries of Eagle Condor Humanitarian, a non-profit headquartered in Utah in need of donations to continue its work to eliminate poverty and educate vulnerable children in Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. Eagle Condor hosts expeditions throughout the year offering […]
Flu Vaccine Even More Important in Utah   (25:02) October 31, 2020
The Influenza season has begun and the flu can be dangerous to young children, older adults and those with health risks. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Intermountain Healthcare Medical director Dr. Gordon Harkness explains that it’s more important than ever that Utahns get immunized against the flu. Dr. Harkness joins FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman […]
Utah’s Richard Paul Evans Writes of Holiday Forgiveness   (24:48) October 31, 2020
His newest book is set decades ago in Salt Lake City, yet local reader will recognize much more than just a glimpse into Utah history. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, New York Times best selling author Richard Paul Evans joins FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman to share how his 41st novel “The Noel Letters” […]
Understanding Medicare Enrollment   (25:28) October 31, 2020
Medicare insurance is complex with multiple plans and benefits that are almost as different as the aging seniors who use them. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Medicare Insurance Specialist, Chuck Moore joins FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman to explain what Utahns 65 years-old and up need to know before the enrollment deadline passes in […]