• Episode 15: Preglam Party/Night to Shine
    by Gary Metivier on February 18, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    In this The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we take you to a pre-glam party for A Night to Shine event. Community volunteers coming together to help those who happen to have special needs look their best for a prom like no other. In this story, hair and makeup specialists give their time and talent to help “glam up” these special guests.  Produced By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier Thanks to our sponsors for this story– Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.petersenplumbing.com/ Quad Cit Bank and Trust https://qcbt.bank/

  • Episode 14: Casey on the Sidelines/Friday Night Football
    by Gary Metivier on February 13, 2020 at 3:30 pm

    In this The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we take you to the sidelines of a high school football game. We meet Casey, a young man with a “special” role helping young athletes learn about football and life. It’s a win-win for everyone.   Produced By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier Thanks to our sponsors for this story– Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.petersenplumbing.com/ Quad City Bank and Trust https://qcbt.bank/  

  • Episode 13: Taya Takes Aim: Teen Trapshooter Reloads
    by Gary Metivier on February 4, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    In this The Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we take you inside the word of trapshooting –a sport exploding in popularity in high schools across the country. Taya learned how to shoot when she was a little girl. In a sport dominated by boys, she soon set her sights on trapshooting and is already a state champion.   Produced By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier

  • Episode 12: Night to Shine
    by Gary Metivier on January 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    For one night a year, all across this country, and in other parts of the world, hundreds of thousands come together to shine. Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine event is about giving those who happen to have special needs, a night of their own—a prom of their own. In this Heart of the Story with Gary Metivier we meet two volunteers who represent so many that have touched countless lives through their work. Produced By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier Thanks to our sponsor for this story– Quad City Bank and Trust https://qcbt.bank/ Burke Cleaners Iowa/Illinois https://www.burkecleaners.net/  

  • Episode 11: Beads of Courage /Woodturners Work For Kids
    by Gary Metivier on January 21, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    In This Heart of the Story w/ Gary Metivier we meet a retired police officer who has found another way to serve his community. Bill worked mostly in crimes involving children. Now he is helping children through his hobby that has turned into so much more. Woodturning has become a big part of is life. His club is working with the Beads of Courage Program. Children fighting cancer gets beads as badges of honor after each treatment and milestone. The woodturners make custom wooden boxes to hold those beads. Bill’s Page https://www.facebook.com/Hurtwood-1146618538772432/ More on Beads Of Courage https://www.beadsofcourage.org/ Produced By Ryan Beintema @rbp7 Executive Producer/Host Gary Metivier http://metiviermedia.com/ Find us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/metiviermedia/ Original Score by Roger Metivier Thanks to our sponsors for this story– Petersen Plumbing and Heating https://www.petersenplumbing.com/ Quad City Bank and Trust https://qcbt.bank/    

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