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Meeting Basic Human Needs / Bald Eagle Release


Part One: Meeting Basic Human Needs Earlier this week, a collaborative group of Charlotte Mecklenburg officials and community organizations held a community dialogue on meeting basic human needs in this economy. As a part of Charlotte Mission Possible, we'll talk about what community members, local officials and organizations had to say about the needs of our community and what is being done to meet those needs. Guests Willie Ratchford - Exec. Director, Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Relations Carol Hardison - Exec. Director, Crisis Assistance Ministry John McGillicuddy - General Manager, Mecklenburg County government WFAE | Concerned citizens want plan to tackle need in Charlotte WFAE | Looking inside Charlotte: Mission Possible Charlotte Mission Possible is a joint effort by local media outlets to help Charlotte residents understand the charitable needs of the community and then find ways to help meet those needs. Learn more. Part Two: Bald Eagle Release An injured bald eagle arrived at the Carolina Raptor Center a couple of months ago to undergo rehabilitation including surgeries and to gain back its lost strength. This weekend, the eagle will be released back into the wild. Mike will talk with the veterinarian who helped bring the bald eagle back into good health to find out how the rehabilitation and release process works and about how different birds respond to the process.Guest Dr. Dave Scott - Staff Veterinarian, Carolina Raptor Center More info on the July 4th release of the bald eagle in honor of NC veterans See pictures of Mike staring down a Golden Eagle Click here to add and read comments