Breakfast Club Archive

NOVEMBER 2021

November 26, 2021

Today Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker introduce you to an organization that feeds multitudes here and abroad! Molly Kooi joins us from Feed America.

November 19, 2021

Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker have another installment in the ‘Wellness before the Holidays” series today. Today’s focus is on Financial Health! Stephanie Timmer from The South Haven Banking Center of Sturgis Bank and Tom Schwarko from Whiteford Wealth are guests.

November 12, 2021

Civil discourse over the holidays? Yes, it’s possible! This week Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker speak with Steve Bergman and David Joseph, members of Braver Angels. Braver Angels is a national organization that seeks to depolarize America. We promise – there IS hope for a peaceful holiday dinner!

November 5, 2021

Today’s show continues to focus on wellness heading in to the holiday season. Today’s guests are here to help through some of the most difficult times. Please welcome Dr. Melinda Gruber, President of Caring Circle, Vice President of Continued Care Services at Spectrum Health Lakeland, and also serving as Interim President of Spectrum Health Lakeland Foundation; and Stephanie Kohler-Pagan, Director of Bereavement and Lory’s Place.

OCTOBER 2021

October 29, 2021

Continuing our series on being well. We explore ‘Wellness in the Workplace” with Heather Cole and Laura Goos from United Way of Southwest Michigan.

October 22, 2021

Our theme this month is ‘Wellness.’ Wellness at ANY age! Today’s show is focused on the “Art of Aging” with Christine Vanlandingham, COO of the Area Agency on Aging.

October 15, 2021

Today, Kelly Ellis from Water’s Edge Counseling Services joins Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker for another segment on "wellness before the holiday season." (Parents will ESPECIALLY BENEFIT from this segment.)

Contact Water’s Edge Counseling Services at 269-872-3498 or Watersedgecounselingservices.com

October 8, 2021

Being Well! That’s what we’re focused on in October. Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker are happy to welcome back one of our most popular guests: author, speaker, singer, and "Ted Talker" MK Mueller! Today we will discuss "10 Self-Talk Freedom Phrases and Why They Work.” Plus as a bonus: "4 phrases never to say to your hubby and 3 to use every day!" And…"Why You Need to Say 'No' to Almost Everything and How to Do It!"

October 1, 2021

As we anticipate another holiday season, Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker enter a series of Breakfast Club shows about “Being Well!” Dr. Lori Dotson is first up with some tips for how to get moving! Ready?? CLICK PLAY!

SEPTEMBER 2021

September 24, 2021

Today we celebrate Women in Business as Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker visit with Entrepreneurs Karen Vogelmann of KVK LLC Builders and Debi Howe, Greater Kalamazoo Business Resources Chair and SCORE Kalamazoo/SW Michigan Branch Chair.

September 17, 2021

This week’s show is full of history and heritage as Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker speak with Pokagon Band Tribal Chairwoman Rebecca Richards.

September 9, 2021

Microbrewers Dan Ballock from The South Haven Brew Pub and Carrie Troyer from Three Blondes Brewing join Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker for National “Drink a Beer” week!

September 3, 2021

Today on the Friday Morning Breakfast Club, Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker go Geo Caching! Never heard of it? Steve Bassette, President of MiGO, a Michigan Geocaching Organization, will fill us in!

AUGUST 2021

August 27, 2021

“Kiss and Make Up” today on the Breakfast Club as Theresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker explore relationships, partnerships and friendships as they chat with Dana Middleton from ABL Mediation.

August 20, 2021

Today we go ‘back to school’ with Mr. Kevin Schooley, Superintendent at South Haven Public Schools, and Mr. Jeremy Burleson, Director of Regional Campuses for Lake Michigan College. New, exciting classes await our students in safe and welcoming environments.

August 13, 2021

This week's Breakfast Club features Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker with Barry Fidelman, discussing Jewish history and the beautiful First Hebrew Congregation in South Haven.

August 6, 2021

With Blueberry Festival back next week, everything is BLUE this week! Theresa R. Getman and Paul Layendecker chat with Shelly Hartmann from True Blue Farms, Kiley Tippman, Director of the National Blueberry Festival, and Blueberry Queen Katie Schooley.

JULY 2021

July 30, 2021

This show is all about wine and cheese! Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker converse with Dave Braganini from St. Julian Winery and Mike Koch from Firefly Farms.

July 23, 2021

Ever wonder about the story behind Sherman’s Dairy in South Haven? Janet Lynam, one of the 13 Sherman grandchildren speaks to Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker.

July 16, 2021

We’re all ‘abuzz’ about today’s Friday Breakfast Club as Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker chat with two bee keepers! Charlotte Hubbard, President of the Kalamazoo Bee Club and Bee Keeper John Zysk. BzzZZzzz…

July 9, 2021

V-A-C-A-TION is the topic of today’s Breakfast Club with Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker. The trio chats with Amanda from the South Haven-Van Buren County Visitor’s Bureau and Beth Bocock, co-owner of Bumbleberry Acres!

July 2, 2021

A "Patriotic Twist” to this week’s Breakfast Club as Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker chat History Club and "Independence" with Julie Sheppard, Teacher and History Coach from North Shore school in South Haven. Then D.A.R. Good Citizen Award winner from South Haven High School, Hailey Copeman.

JUNE 2021

June 25, 2021

SUMMER IS HERE! And this week on The Breakfast Club, Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker chat with Chief Brandon Hinz from South Haven Area Emergency Services and introduce you to Lake Arvesta Farms and Sports Park with owner Brian DeBest! Have a GREAT Summer!

June 18, 2021

Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker are joined by Monique Crowley detailing the Juneteenth Celebration in South Haven. Kim Wise, Human Resource Director for the City of South Haven, joins in to discuss updated diversity and inclusion initiatives in City hiring practices, as well as plans for this year's Blueberry Festival.

June 11, 2021

This week’s Breakfast Club features Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker. They are joined by Michigan Teacher of the Year, Leah Porter, and Liji Hanny from The Boy’s and Girl’s Club.

June 4, 2021

SCHOOL’S OUT! Time to nap and play! Today’s show: “The Art of Napping and Playing” with Teresa Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, and Paul Layendecker.

MAY 2021

May 28, 2021

Steve Hamilton, Squadron Historian at American Legion Post 49 South Haven and Jay Marcoux owner of “The Congregation” Restaurant join Paul Layendecker, Rosalie Plechaty and Teresa Getman on this week’s Breakfast Club!

May 21, 2021

On this week’s Friday Breakfast Club, Teresa Getman and Rosalie Plechaty chat with Ashley Deming, Director of Education and Administration at the Michigan Maritime Museum.

May 14, 2021

On this week’s Breakfast Club, Teresa Getman and Rosalie Plechaty celebrate “National Waitstaff Appreciation Day,” which is May 21st. They chat with three local people that have made service a career: Diz Schultz, Topher Wondergem, and Colin Plechaty! Click and Enjoy!

May 7, 2021

Welcome to “April Showers bring May Flowers” month! In this week’s Podcast, Rosalie Plechaty and Teresa Getman chat with Lauren Cook from Cultivate Containers and Design and Aaron Priebe, Arborist for the City of South Haven.

APRIL 2021

April 30, 2021

This week, South Haven School Board Superintendent Kevin Schooley and School Board President Laura Bos chat with Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker about next week’s school bond vote. Learn more at shps.org.

April 22, 2021

Our series, “It's Good to be Green!" continues with two great places to camp and glamp in South Haven! Rosalie Plechaty and Teresa Getman chat with Rob Kempton and Scott Whiteford, owners of the Kal-Haven Outpost, and Irene Wood, owner of The Fields!

April 16, 2021

“It’s Good to be Green!” is the April theme on The Breakfast Club with Teresa Getman and Rosalie Plechaty. Today’s guest is Scott Reinert, Director of the South Haven/Van Buren Convention and Visitors Bureau. There’s PLENTY of ‘green’ right here!

April 9, 2021

April’s theme is “It’s Good to be Green!” Joining Teresa Getman and Rosalie Plechaty today: Mr. Dan Williamson, Chair of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Memorial Fund Board of Trustees, and volunteer Carrie Sauter.

April 2, 2021

April’s theme is “It’s Good to be Green!” And we’re kicking it off with guests from the Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy. Mitch Lettow and Hillary Hunt join Rosalie and Teresa this week! Swmlc.org.

MARCH 2021

March 26, 2021

Paul Layendecker and Teresa Getman wrap up the “Kicking Cleaning to the Curb” series as we visit with Mr. Randy Bartles, retired English teacher (for nearly 40 years) at South Haven High School. Today we’re ‘cleaning up’ our English!

March 19, 2021

Week 3 of the “Kicking Cleaning to the Curb” series as Jill Adams, Productivity Consultant and Coach for “Learn Do Become,” joins Rosalie Plechaty and Teresa Getman to help ‘Clean up our lives!” Great! Tips! Here!

March 12, 2021

Continuing our March series on “Kicking Cleaning to the Curb!” Rosalie Plechaty and Teresa Getman chat with Seventh Generation Director of Sustainability and Authenticity, Martin Wolfe. And they’ll share some ‘hacks’ for using natural cleaning products!

March 5, 2021

Teresa Getman and Rosalie Plechaty kick off “Kicking Cleaning to the Curb” month with Neuroscientist, Mental Health Expert, and Best Selling author, Dr. Caroline Leaf, discussing her latest book called “Cleaning Up Your Mental Mess.”

FEBRUARY 2021

February 26, 2021

Today we wrap up our February series: “What’s love got to do with it?” Noted life coach and author of the book “Eight to Great,” M.K. Mueller is back! www.8togreat.com, school@8togreat.com, Text: 8togreat to 22828. Books available on Amazon.com.

February 19, 2021

This week we continue the February theme of ‘What’s love got to do with it?’ Today it’s “Babies and Puppies,” with OBGYN MD Ashley Dupuis from Spectrum Health Lakeland, and Rene Rush, Executive Director of the Al-Van Humane Society!

February 12, 2021

Today’s show is all about ‘LOVE’ with a couple of newlyweds age 80 and 92, and a couple that is celebrating 66 years of marriage. Happy Valentines Day weekend!

February 5, 2021

February is ‘Healthy Heart Month.’ Great heart healthy info for ALL ages on today’s show, featuring guests from the American Heart Association: Margo Tramel, Winni Walsh, and Brecken Bussey, along with Gobles Elementary PE Teacher Andrew Seidel. 1-800-AHA-USA1

JANUARY 2021

January 29, 2021

The “Chunky, Hunky, Drunky and Funky” series wraps up today with Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker. How Dr. Lori Dotson has made a major ‘pivot’ in her life. Then the originators of “Sober Sisters.” AA 866-977-9217 Call 24-7

January 22, 2021

The “Chunky, Hunky, Drunky and Funky” series continues today with Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker. Today ‘Hunky,’ with noted life coach and author of the book “Eight to Great,” M.K. Mueller, helping us get our New Year off on in a positive and hopeful way!

January 15, 2021

“Chunky, Hunky, Drunky and Funky” series begins with Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty, Paul Layendecker and their guests John and Jim from The Butler Pantry and Ken Wood from The Bronson Wellness Center.

January 8, 2021

Teresa R. Getman, Rosalie Plechaty and Paul Layendecker chat with local historian Tom Renner, about the long history of “The Breakfast Club” on WJOR and COSY radio. And they ‘set the stage’ for future Breakfast Club shows!