Alexander Smith, the Associate Pastor at the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Apopka, local community activist, and a candidate for Seat #1 on the Apopka City Commission will be a guest tonight on Let’s Talk About It with Rod Love.
Smith is a graduate of Apopka High School and was a teacher in the Orange County Public School system for over 40 years before his retirement. He is also a member of the South Apopka Ministerial Alliance where he serves as Treasurer and a member of the African-American Council of Christian Clergy.
Samuel Reddick from the 5-H Women Services is also a guest on the show. Reddick is the co-founder and vice president of 5-H, an Apopka-based education and outreach non-profit that aims to aid displaced women, at-risk teens, and the homeless.
Let’s Talk About It, now on its 10th episode, is an edgy new radio program that has a distinct “Apopka” tone to it despite airing in Winter Garden.
Hosts Rod Love and Greg Jackson are well-known figures in Apopka. Love is a local businessman and the co-chair of the Apopka Task Force against Violence. He is a consistent speaker at Apopka City Council meetings. Jackson is a local attorney, columnist for The Apopka Voice, and ran for the Florida Legislature in 2016 for District 45, which includes a part of Apopka. Now airing its third episode tonight, the co-hosts have shown a willingness to take on any issue their callers wish to discuss. Nothing is off the table.
The show airs on WOKB 1680AM on Mondays from 7-8 PM. You may also stream it online here.
Let’s Talk About It describes itself as a show in search of results-oriented solutions. It tackles important subjects such as crime in urban communities, jobs, business growth, relationship with the police, transitioning from a mom and pop proprietorship to mom and pop incorporation and a whole lot of other action initiatives that affect the quality of life of individuals and families are the major focus. Its goal is to develop an understanding of the everyday needs and issues of people and assist in empowering them with the necessary information or motivation towards addressing such needs, all with the support of professionals or experts who will be the show’s guests.
Let’s Talk About It has an interactive style of information sharing that is both entertaining and educational. It acts as a vehicle for civic and faith-based organizations, small businesses and everyday citizens to be able to work together to foster a progressive development of communities’ interactivity with one another.
To join the conversation tonight, call Let’s Talk About It at 407-894-1680.