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February is the month of love and appreciation, for not only others but ourselves. It is the time to reach out to those that we care for and let them know just how special they are. This month is also a great time to give ourselves some recognition and remember how much potential we have. Remember to push yourself to do your very best and that with love, anything is possible!
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Patricia is an award winning radio producer and RI business owner. Her show is in its ninth year on WPRO and fourteenth year on VoiceAmerica.com.


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Upcoming Guests on WPRO
Saturdays 3-5pm ET
Saturday, February 18
3:00-3:30pm  Handwerger and Scott
Katherine Scott and Laura Handwerger, owners of Scott &  Handwerger  LLP, specializing in Elder Law and Estate Planning. They discuss navigating through the financial aspect of the aging process. More about Scott & Handwerger 

4:00-4:30PM Lynette Robbins & Michael Matook- Knowles Systems
Lynette Robbins, CEO and Founder of The Knowles Money Systems. Joining her is  Michael Matook, Asset Strategist for Knowles Systems in Rhode Island. They discuss how they assist their clients in safer money strategies earning anywhere from 6% - 12% and how these strategies grow portfolios for now and into retirement with a unique and personalized learning system.  More about Knowles Systems

4:30-5:00 Dr. Valentin Antoci 

Valentin Antoci, M.D. is a fellowship trained Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at University Orthopedics, who performs Adult Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee. He has a special interest in unicompartmental partial knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, complex reconstructions, failed total joints, preservation techniques, and trauma. He will discuss hip, knee and joint care in the winter months.More about Dr. Antoci

Saturday, February 25
3:00-3:30PM Summit Medical Compassion Center

Lori Engustian Director of Administration of Summit Medical Compassion Center. She will be joined by Janet Kupris, The Marketing Director. The mission of Summit Medical Compassion Center is to provide one-on-one interactions with patients by professionally trained and knowledgeable staff, in a personal and compassionate manner, with the goal of helping patients reach a better quality of life. Lori will discuss the products and services  provided by Summit Medical Compassion Center, a trusted provider of top-quality medical marijuana. 

More about Summit
3:30-4:00PM Kim Laughlin
Kim Laughlin,  Certified Health Coach, is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.  By teaching non-conventional wellness techniques, Kim will reveal preliminary steps which are missing with each health goal.  Once her clients learn the missing links, you will discover how food can heal or harm you.  The only side effect is weight loss and improved health. More about Kim Laughlin Health Coaching

4:00-4:30PM Erica Laros 
Erica Laros, Trusts and Estates Attorney at Laros Law, LLC Estate Planning Firm.From high-net worth families to nonprofits, they serve their clients as experienced attorneys and advisors. With a deep  commitment  to helping families create a legacy, Laros Law, LLC is the trusted choice for real estate planning services with integrity. Joining her is her father, Steve Ferdinandi, owner of Ferdinandi & Mastrati, LLP, specializing in real estate law in Rhode Island. They will discuss the different aspects of real estate law and how this can help you to buy, sell, and protect your homeMore about Laros Law
4:30-5:00PM Dr. Christopher Luttmann, MD  

Dr. Christopher Luttmann MD is a graduate of Albany Medical College of Union University in Albany, New York.  He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia; a fellowship in cardiology through the Brown University Integrated Hospitals Program. He served as an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Brown University for more than 20 years.Dr. Luttmann is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.He will discuss heart health during Februarys hearth month.

 More about Christopher Luttmann

Upcoming Guests on VoiceAmerica.com
Mondays 2-3pm ET
I am in my 14th year with VoiceAmerica.com. I began in the early days of internet radio and am pleased to say Voice America is outstanding in topics, hosts, and program line-up. Check out their other programs to be inspired. All current and past programs are archived on this site and can be heard after they air at: 


Monday, February 20
2:00-2:30PMET/11:30-12:00AMPT  Kent Heckenlively

Kent Heckenlively, the father of a child stricken with autism after being vaccinated—who remains unable to speak—is no stranger to controversy. Inoculated is the outgrowth of research he did for his previous book PLAGUE: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth About Human Retroviruses, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Disease, written with Dr. Judy Mikovits, a 20-year government scientist and former Director of the Lab of Anti-Viral Drug Mechanisms at the National Cancer Institute, one of the most popular virus books of the last 30 years. Heckenlively, a science teacher and attorney, uses both of these exacting skills to bring forward the truth behind the controversy. More about Kent Heckenlively

2:30-3:00PMET/11:30-12:00AMPT Jeffrey Fidel                    

Jeffrey R. Fidel, MD refuses to live his life medicated for Bipolar I disorder. He is the Author of  'I: One M.D.'s Inward Journey to Liberate Himself from Mental Suffering—And The Help It Offers for Those Diagnosed Bipolar, Mentally Ill or Depresse. Utilizing mainly the ancient teachings of Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching, he learned how to connect to a voice originating from his heart.The “voice within” teaches our true identity is “beyond thought” and that we and the universe are I(One)…Dr. Fidel is now sharing these ancient teachings to help others discover their answer inside.

Monday, February 27
2:00-2:30pm /11:00-11:30AMPT  Betty Ann Austin

Betty Ann Austin, author of the book is Smell The Raindrops. She will be talking about what factors led to her seven year wine addiction including family history , and lack of both self esteem and belief in herself. She will also speak about how her family intervention and subsequent trip to the Betty Ford Center gave her the opportunity to start a process which has led to her sobriety for nearly 20 years

More about Betty Ann Austin
 2:30-3:00PMET/11:30-12:00AMPT   Edward Viljoen

Edward Viljoen, minister and author of Ordinary Goodness. Dr. Edward graduated as a Sonoma County Law Enforcement Chaplain in April 1999, received a Doctorate of Divinity from Centers for Spiritual Living and was awarded the much-respected Ernest Holmes Award for exemplary demonstration of the teachings of Dr. Ernest Holmes.  He will talk about the simple steps everyone can take to reconnect their lives to their innate sense of kindness, compassion, and goodness.

More about Edward Viljoen

Patricia Presents
Grow Your Business Using Talk Radio
February 21  NOON-1PM  
Newport Chamber of Commerce
Veteran and award-winning radio producer and the host of "The Patricia Raskin Show" will reveal how talk radio can help your potential clients and customers "know, like, and trust" you. This workshop will help teach you how to:

  • Get listeners engaged and "sell without selling"
  • Answer questions that work in your favor
  • Use no cost marketing strategies
  • Get listeners to talk action
  • Find support and sponsors
  • Get legs out of your radio time - use it for demos, ads, website segments
  • Appeal to local and/or global audiences
Getting A Job From The Inside Out 
February 16 9:30-10:30 am
Goodwill Industry Of Rhode Island 
Veteran and award-winning radio producer and the host of "The Patricia Raskin Show" will Patricia will share the skills and techniques needed within yourself to find the right job for you. These include having clear goals, positive self-esteem, communicating effectively and doing your homework. 

Patricia's Pick of the Month

This "mini retreat” was created for women who passionately crave more in life and are ready to embody vibrant health, improve their relationships, discover their true potential, and live a life full of joy, happiness, adventure, and success.

In this fun and interactive workshop you’ll spend the afternoon learning strategies to help you take charge of your life so you can finally overcome your challenges and  start living the life you desire and deserve.