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Tuesday June 5th, 2018 with Kim Kilpatrick and Shelley Ann Morris
PepTalk's Spin Ride for Mental Health

Kim and Shelley will be joined in studio by Pierre "Pep" Kharyati, whose "PepTalk" segment regularly appears on CKCU's Just Cause with host, Jeff Larocque (every 2nd Thursday 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.) On Monday, June 11, Pep will be doing a spin bike ride to raise both funds in support of, and creating awareness of mental health issues. Also, we will have a shout-out and a song by Dave King--a good friend of CKCU. Dave makes a radio debut piloting his radio hosting skills on Both Kinds of Music, hosted by Dick Altavista, on Wednesday June 6 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Hey! (Looking for something to do this weekend?) (Exciting news listeners)? This coming weekend, come check out MusicAbility @ Ottawa Westfest, June 9&10 @ 10am. Its a local choir/musical group for all ages and all abilities. They sing every wednesday, daytime and evenings @ the montgomery legion at 330 Kent street, and participate in many events and festivals throughout the year. Musicability is welcoming and inclusive, with a big focus on community involvement - every person has something to offer! They use their skills to share this passion with as many people as possible, to offer everyone the opportunity to create and experience making music. They will be performing on the community stage at 10am on both Sat June 9th, and Sunday June 10th. They will also have a table set up in the family fun zone, with hands-on activities throughout the day. Come join in! *Enabling and encouraging people of all ages and abilities to experience and create music together*
What You Do With What You've Got
Susie Burke and David Surette - Sometimes In The Evening
Dave King - Life and Death Canadian
Ninety Miles
Em Sunshine - OurPlace Music List
I Won't Back Down
Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever
Wheat Kings
The Tragically Hip - Fully Completely Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Shelley Ann Morris (host)
Hi All, We invite your comments on today's program. How many of you have ever been on a spin bike?

8:13 PM, June 3rd, 2018
Mike Mercer
What's a spin bike?

9:03 AM, June 5th, 2018
This was the most heartfelt interview that I've heard on this show. Thank you to Pierre for being so honest and generous in sharing his story and for what he is doing to help those who deal with mental health challenges. I teared up along with Pierre and the interview really moved me. Thank you!

9:55 AM, June 5th, 2018
thanks for listening, Colleen. I cannot thank Kim and Shelley Ann enough for having me on.

10:59 AM, June 5th, 2018
Stacey McCakely
Wow! very powerful! That took a lot of courage!! That got me in the feels! best of luck with your spin challenge! I will try to stop by to drop some $$ in the bucket!

12:06 PM, June 5th, 2018
Thanks for sharing your story Pep! You are an inspiration to my 19 year old daughter who suffers from anxiety and depression !

12:15 PM, June 5th, 2018
Pierre, As hard as it might have been to share your story just know many people will benefit from hearing it! Keep your chin up.

12:57 PM, June 5th, 2018
my pleasure, Tracy. thank you for tuning in. Beckers you've been there for me for the last 8 years. In fact, it was just the other day you messaged me asking how I was doing, and reassured me that you'd always bean ear. Great to be surrounded by amazing people like you.

1:48 PM, June 5th, 2018