Talkback for Novemeber 12 2023 FAY FAST X1 Route & Service Source’s Tara Brisson Hinton Download

26:33 Download November 24th, 2023

Today is Sunday, November 12, the 316th day of the year, with 49 days left in 2023.  11 days remain until Thanksgiving and , 42 days to Christmas.   

On Talkback today, three reminders of November events!  As yesterday marked the official 2023 iteration of Veterans Day, Brandon Price, CEO of the Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity thanks contributors from all over our area to Fayetteville Habitat’s Veteran Build Program – aiding Veterans needing help with with home repair in our community. 

Then we’ll visit with Tiara Dougherty, Compliance Manager, and Transit Planner Jaimie Walters of Fayetteville FAST – our city-run bus system – about the city’s first new Express Bus route (X1)  starts tomorrow – and how FAST is letting you ride it FREE the first week to discover the benefits of parking and riding on the city’s first EXPRESS BUS service, running between the Two Bells stop near Lowe’s in West Fayetteville and Cedar Creek Mall! 

We’ll also visit with Tara Brisson Hinton of Service Source – about the Five Year Anniversary (on the 26th of November) of the non-profit Friendship House in Fayetteville, a joint venture of Service Source and Highland Presbyterian Church, in a 3-building campus near the corner of Highland and Arsenal in Fayetteville – striving to make blending, living and socialization comfortable for some challenged individuals brave enough to try! 

That’s coming up!  Since the non-profit Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity’s 2023 Veteran’s Build wrapped up just recently, we’ll speak first with its Chief Executive Officer. 

(Interview #1 with Brandon Price) 

For more information about the mission and projects of Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity, see Fayettevillenchabitat-dot-org! 

In the past few years, the Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST, for short) has a brand new transit center and has been re-doing all its buses.  For the first time Fayetteville Fast is also introducing its first Express routes – Aimed at saving area residents money, time and stress. Welcome to Talkback FAST Compliance Manager Tiara Dougherty,  and Transit Planner Jaimie Walters. 

(Interview #2) 

Fayetteville Area System of Transit information is always available at RideFAST-dot-Net.  

Friendship House in Fayetteville, a joint non-profit venture of Service Source and Highland Presbyterian Church, sits in a 3-building campus near the corner of Highland and Arsenal in Fayetteville – striving to make blending, living and socialization comfortable for some challenged individuals brave enough to try! 

Interview #3 

We’ll visit again soon with Service Source and Tara Brisson Hinton! 

E.T. 26:32 

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