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Red Shield Radio

RSR LogoRed Shield Radio hit the WIBC airwaves on January 28, 2007 and has been broadcast every Sunday (except the day of the Indianapolis 500 race in May) ever since. Co-hosted by Mike Rowland and producer Sam Hyde, Red Shield Radio keeps listeners up-to-date on the latest Salvation Army news in Indiana and across the world. Each week a special guest joins Mike and Sam on the program to discuss the many ways of giving back our communities. From local celebrities to non-profit leaders and Salvation Army volunteers, listeners can always expect to learn something new when they tune in.

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Red Shield Radio airs at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings on 93.1 WIBC and is available as a free podcast on iTunes the following week. Starting in 2014, the show is now rebroadcast on B105.7 and 97.1 Hank FM. Recent episodes are also available in our archive. Simply click the show title below and listen at your leisure.

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2016 Episodes

Linda Cook of Growing Places Indy
Sunday, July 24, 2016 5:06 AM
Linda Cook of Growing Places Indy talks about urban farming and how they are promoting healthy lifestyles in our community.

Gary Varvel of Indianapolis Star
Sunday, July 17, 2016 5:06 AM
Indianapolis Star Editorial Cartoonist, Gary Varvel, talks about how he got his start, his journey to national acclaim and how his faith influences his work.

Steve Spicer of First Financial Bank
Sunday, July 10, 2016 5:06 AM
Steve Spicer, Indianapolis Market President for First Financial Bank, talks about their commitment to the community and their work with The Salvation Army.

Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb
Sunday, July 3, 2016 5:06 AM
Indiana Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb talks about his office, his work with Indiana service organizations and Indiana’s bicentennial celebrations.

Emergency Disaster Services
Sunday, June 26, 2016 5:06 AM
Indiana Emergency Disaster Services Director, Jerry Larsen, talks about our recent disaster responses and the importance of our new relationship with Polaris.

General Stewart Goodwin
Sunday, June 19, 2016 5:06 AM
Retired General Stewart Goodwin talks about the many Indiana memorials in Indianapolis, including The Salvation Army Donut Girl exhibit at Indiana War Memorial.

Heartland Film
Sunday, June 12, 2016 5:06 AM
Frank Basile and Greg Sorvig of Heartland Film talk about their history, the upcoming Heartland Film Festival and how they are giving back to area nonprofits.

Dennis Bland of Center for Leadership Development
Sunday, June 5, 2016 5:06 AM
Dennis Bland of Center for Leadership Development talks about their mission to foster the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana.

Captain Jason Bigelow
Sunday, May 22, 2016 5:06 AM
Captain Jason Bigelow talks about his journey as a Salvation Army officer, his work in Marion, IN and his new appointment in The Salvation Army’s Heartland Division.

Mike O’Leary of Square Donuts
Sunday, May 15, 2016 5:06 AM
Mike O’Leary brings the cinna-squares along with the history of Square Donuts, the secret of the square and the story of their partnership with The Salvation Army for National Donut Day.

Major Bob Webster
Sunday, May 8, 2016 5:06 AM
Indiana Divisional Commander, Major Bob Webster, talks about the forthcoming coming capitol campaign, the changes at Hidden Falls Camp and how The Salvation Army is meeting need around the state.

JauNae Hanger of CPLI
Sunday, May 1, 2016 5:06 AM
JauNae Hanger of Children’s Policy and Law Initiative of Indiana talks about how her organization is helping to change policy to help at-risk youth in Indiana.

Salvation Army Madison
Sunday, April 17, 2016 5:06 AM
Lt. Vinal Lee and Micky Goins of The Salvation Army in Madison, IN talk about the programs and ministries in Jefferson county and how they are changing lives.

Older Adult Ministries
Sunday, April 10, 2016 5:06 AM
Major Margaret Hill, Captain Crissy Cooper, and Candidate Makayla Broer talk about The Salvation Army’s Older Adult Ministries in Central Indiana and around the state.

Hope AACR
Sunday, April 3, 2016 5:06 AM
Gayle Sprinkle and four-legged partner Charlie of Hope Animal-Assisted Crisis Response talk about this unique program and their work with The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services.

Ruth Lilly Women and Children’s Center
Sunday, March 27, 2016 5:06 AM
Holly of The Salvation Army’s Ruth Lilly Women and Children’s Center talks about her role there and how the center is saving the lives of homeless and abused women and children in Central Indiana.

Mary Stickelmaier of Horizon House
Sunday, March 20, 2016 5:06 AM
Mary Stickelmaier, Director of Development and Communications for Horizon House, talks about how they are working with The Salvation Army in the Professional Blended Street Outreach program.

Matt McIntyre of Brackets for Good
Sunday, March 13, 2016 5:06 AM
Matt McIntyre, Co-Founder and CEO of Brackets for Good talks about this amazing organization and how they are benefiting local charities in Indianapolis and other cities.

Major Beth Petrie
Sunday, March 6, 2016 5:06 AM
Major Beth Petrie, Divisional Secretary for The Salvation Army in Indiana, talks about her history with The Salvation Army and her passion to serve others as a Salvation Army officer.

David Harris of The Mind Trust
Sunday, February 28, 2016 5:06 AM
David Harris, Founder and CEO of The Mind Trust, talks about the history of his organization and how they are having a positive impact on education in Marion County.

Steve and Sandra Gould
Sunday, February 21, 2016 5:06 AM
Steve and Sandra Gould of Promise Advisory Group talk about their work with The Salvation Army and the many ways they are engaged as Salvation Army volunteers.

Salvation Army Development
Sunday, February 14, 2016 5:06 AM
Dr. Duke Haddad, Executive Director of Development for The Salvation Army, talks about his vast experience in fundraising and this year’s goals for The Salvation Army in Indiana.

Hidden Falls Camp and Conference Center
Sunday, February 7, 2016 5:06 AM
Jeanie Dobney, Director of Hidden Fall Camp and Conference Center, talks about her passion for camping ministries and the amazing opportunities at Hidden Falls.

Indiana Service Extension
Sunday, January 31, 2016 5:06 AM
Salvation Army Service Extension Director, Billie Kay, talks about how her program is helping to serve those in need in every county in Indiana.

Eagle Creek Corps Community Center
Sunday, January 24, 2016 5:06 AM
Captains Jonathan and Crissy Cooper talk about their programs and services at The Salvation Army’s Eagle Creek Corps and Community Center.

Karen Jung of Nextech
Sunday, January 17, 2016 5:06 AM
Karen Jung of Nextech talks about it’s start as the philanthropic arm of Exact Target and how they’re now supporting our community, as well as her mission experiences in Haiti.

Indiana Philanthropy Alliance
Sunday, January 10, 2016 5:06 AM
Marissa Manlove, President and CEO of the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, talks about her organization and how they help foundations support charities in our community.

Lt. Karen Pommier
Sunday, January 3, 2016 5:06 AM
Lt. Karen Pommier talks about her passion to serve others through The Salvation Army and the ministry of The Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Center.

2015 Episodes