Next Avenue Growing Bolder: July episodes

As your PBS station, it is KLRU’s mission to bring people together around important issues. KLRU does this through various educational and outreach initiatives.  Our newest effort is a national collaboration called Next Avenue that features resources and an online discussion of issues facing those 50+. As part of that project we are also airing, Growing Bolder Sundays at 10:30 am on KLRU. Growing Bolder delivers empowering stories that inspire audiences of all ages to believe that it’s never too late to achieve their dreams. It features stories of masters athletes, cancer survivors, musicians, health experts, entrepreneurs and more.

Upcoming episodes:

7/1: Born to Dance
In this week’s episode, we show you how men and women are leaping, twirling and inventing their way into happy lives; featuring a pole vault champion and a visit to the National Funeral Directors Convention. Plus, author Barbara Hannah Grufferman takes on the anti-aging industry in this week’s Growing Bolder With… and we feature the legendary Dennis McCoy of BMX fame in How Are You Growing Bolder?

7/8: Taking Second Chances
In this episode we honor those who never give up, despite setbacks and obstacles; featuring Oprah Winfrey’s personal makeup artist and a Paralympic athlete. Plus, we talk to Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Roger McGuinn about the stories behind the Byrds in Growing Bolder With…, and we feature Bungee Jill’s amazing birthday celebration in How Are You Growing Bolder?

7/15: Famous Footsteps
In this episode, we celebrate celebrity look-alikes, people who survived despite incredible odds, and prove that taking big chances can lead to big rewards; featuring a Beatle’s mega-fan and visit to FL for Biketoberfest.

7/22: Living in Harmony
In this episode, we explore exquisite creativity, magic through music and the power of a little horse to make a big difference; featuring artists Bob Rafkin, Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson, and a trip to FX International convention.

7/29: Unforgettable and Inspirational
In this episode, we explore beauty in the odd; and odd people who make the world more beautiful; featuring a Tour de France cycling star and the Orlando Magic Silver Stars.