Utah Weekly Forum with Rebecca Cressman

Utah Weekly Forum is a Public Affairs Program hosted each week by National and Local Award Winning Personality Rebecca Cressman. UWF is a program dedicated to raising awareness for non-profit organizations, local charities, humanitarian groups, and anybody willing to improve lives and communities across the world. Utah Weekly Forum can be downloaded and podcast every Monday!
From Slave to Utah Pioneer Hero   (23:03) November 07, 2020
In 1847, 15 year-old slave Green Flake was forced to leave his family and forge a harrowing trail west with the first group of Mormon pioneers. His courage and impact in the Utah territory turned him into a Pioneer hero of his time. More than 100 years after his death, though, Flake’s story and the […]
Flu Vaccine Even More Important in Utah   (25:02) October 31, 2020
The Influenza season has begun and the flu can be dangerous to young children, older adults and those with health risks. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Intermountain Healthcare Medical director Dr. Gordon Harkness explains that it’s more important than ever that Utahns get immunized against the flu. Dr. Harkness joins FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman […]
Utah’s Richard Paul Evans Writes of Holiday Forgiveness   (24:48) October 31, 2020
His newest book is set decades ago in Salt Lake City, yet local reader will recognize much more than just a glimpse into Utah history. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, New York Times best selling author Richard Paul Evans joins FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman to share how his 41st novel “The Noel Letters” […]
Understanding Medicare Enrollment   (25:28) October 31, 2020
Medicare insurance is complex with multiple plans and benefits that are almost as different as the aging seniors who use them. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Medicare Insurance Specialist, Chuck Moore joins FM100.3 host Rebecca Cressman to explain what Utahns 65 years-old and up need to know before the enrollment deadline passes in […]
IMG_2066   (00:08) October 25, 2020
UWF Kurt Bestor   (24:14) October 24, 2020
UWF Out of Liberty   (24:23) October 24, 2020
Sole Fitness & Supporting Survivors   (29:38) October 10, 2020
Exercising regularly lowers the risk of breast cancer and lowers recurrence rates in survivors too. But for men and women, caring for our health also includes getting screened regularly to find cancer when it’s most treatable. Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sole Fitness has partnered with FM100.3 to amplify how important it is for Utah […]
Healthy Choices for a Healthy Utah Economy   (22:36) September 12, 2020
The COVID19 pandemic brought more than health risks, it also brought a challenge for Utah to find a way to inspire residents to play a key role in reinvigorating and elevating Utah’s economy and outlook. In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined by Pete Codella, the Director of Marketing […]
Ways to Manage 2020’s Back to School Stress   (24:05) August 29, 2020
With changes being made each month and school starting online, in person, and in some school districts in a hybrid of both settings, families are under even more stress. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain’s Primary Children’s Center for Counseling Psychologist Dr. Annie Deming joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to outline ways parents can […]
Phones that Keep Kids Safe   (22:55) August 29, 2020
Younger and younger kids want phones to stay in touch with friends, play games, take pictures, and more, but those same phones can connect children to content on the internet that is problematic and potentially dangerous.  In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Gabb Wireless’ Lance Black joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to describe the safe cell […]
Don’t Forget Other Family Healthcare Needs in Pandemic   (23:39) August 29, 2020
There has been a concerning drop in childhood and teen vaccinations in Utah, mirroring trends across the country. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Dr. Mark Greenwood, Family Medicine Medical Director at Intermountain Healthcare, joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to explain that COVID-19 isn’t the only potential virus of concern to children, teens, and adults and that […]
Blood Donations Needed at ARUP   (23:03) August 29, 2020
In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, ARUP Blood Services’ Jennifer Haycock joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to explain why more blood and platelet donors are needed now and particularly during Labor Day weekend. ARUP has two donor centers, open 7 days a week, in Salt Lake County. Details are at UtahBlood.org.    
Can a Utah Company ‘s Product Help Solve COVID-19?   (22:24) August 01, 2020
A Florida pulmonolgist is researching whether the key ingredients in XLEAR Nasal Spray, a product manufactured in American Fork, could be an effective and simple solution to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Dr. Gustavo Ferrer joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to discuss his promising preliminary findings that XLEAR’s ingredients may combat […]
5 Before 5, Helping Utah’s Youngest Children Learn   (26:03) July 24, 2020
Little children’s brains develop in big ways during their earliest years. Millions of neural connections are made each second. By the time children enter kindergarten, their brain is nearly as full grown as an adult’s. Now there’s new help to support that growth called 5 Before 5. In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, […]
Understanding Black Lives Matter in Utah   (26:16) July 11, 2020
Protestors have filled Utah streets calling for criminal justice reform and an end to police brutality against Black Americans. Despite viral videos highlighting injustices across the country, many within Utah’s 90 percent White community oppose the black lives matter movement and question whether racism still exists. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca […]
Image Reborn Foundation-Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Heal   (25:09) June 26, 2020
In 1998, Plastic Surgeon Dr Renato Saltz founded the Image Reborn Foundation after recognizing that breast cancer survivors needed emotional healing, not just physical recovery from the trauma of cancer. In this week’s edition of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman is joined by Dr. Saltz who explains how Image Reborn’s retreats in Utah and […]
United Way of Salt Lake’s COVID19 Response   (21:53) June 20, 2020
When COVID19 spread to Utah in March of 2020, the United Way of Salt Lake quickly learned that disadvantaged community members were at greater risk economically, socially, and physically. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by United Way Salt Lake CEO Bill Crim who explains how the organization […]
Help for Utah Women Facing Betrayal Trauma   (25:38) June 06, 2020
In this week’s episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by Anne Blythe, the CEO and Founder of Betrayal Trauma Recovery. BTR is a daily support group for women that provides multiple sessions a day led by trained therapists to help women recover from the pain caused by a spouses’s lying, gas-lighting, infidelity, […]
The Giants and the Smalls, a New Book is Utah Author’s Dream   (23:33) June 06, 2020
In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by Nicholas Townsend Smith, the author of a new book called “The Giants and the Smalls: The Adventure of Rimi and Ritt. Smith’s own life experiences inspired him to write the beautifully illustrated book. The story follows two characters, one who is […]