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Monday - April 30, 2018 9:25 am

Deja vu at Crosby Stills Nash and Young show

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It is appropriate that Friday’s Crosby Stills Nash and Young tribute concert proved a case of Déjà vu. The show was a fundraiser, and it reminded me how tight knit this community is. Among the musicians taking part, my former neighbor Hans Mayer. On drums, Terry Nirva, whose former house I now live in. On bass, Larry Dalton, former boss of an old friend of mine. Dan Sebranek of String Ties is a frequent visitor to our studios to perform holiday songs each Christmas season. But the connections don’t end there. The emcee for the event was Greg Mitchell, former owner of Sound World, whose business advertised with our stations for many years. Greg organized the event to raise money for the YMCA’s Livestrong program, which helps cancer survivors regain physical health. Greg is a proud graduate of that program. And his coach on that road to health was my God Daughter, Rachel La Valley, who works tirelessly with Livestrong patients. The wonderful show raised much needed money for that excellent program, but also served as a reminder that sometimes living in La Crosse is much like the Kevin Bacon Six Degrees of Separation. And when these good people come together to do such good work, that is always a good thing.

Scott Robert Shaw

Scott Robert Shaw is the Program Director for both 1410 WIZM and 580 WKTY.   He's currently the morning news anchor on 1410 WIZM, Z93 and 95-7 The Rock.  He joined Mid-West Family Broadcasting as a reporter/anchor in 1989 and served as News Director from 1990-2015.   He's been the winner of several Wisconsin Broadcaster's Association awards for Best Editorial in Wisconsin.  He enjoys traveling, bicycling and cooking.

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