Local Focus









WTZQ’s flagship Q-munity feature where we speak to the non-profit, civic, government, and volunteer leaders about the issues and topics that effect life in Western North Carolina.

Tune in to Local Focus every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:05am on Q- 95.3 FM, AM1600, or online here at www.wtzq.com.


Local Focus Interviews

9-22-20 Daughters of the American Revolution

Penny Summey tells us about activities put on by the DAR for Constitution Week.

9-17-20 Kiwanis Laypersons of the Year

Sarah Beattie and Jim Brewer share the Laypersons of the Year announcement

9-15-20 Art On Main Virtual Fine Art & Craft Fair

The Arts Council’s Hannah Duncan shares the exciting news of this years VIRTUAL Art On Main.

9-9-20 Children and Family Resource Center Socially Distancing Radio Show

Executive Director Jamie Weiner tells us about this upcoming FUN fundraiser! Click this picture below for Listening Party Tickets & Raffle for The Social 2020.

9-10-20 St Luke’s Cancer & Infusion Center

Dr Colin Curran, Oncologist and Medical Director talks about the cancer care that St Luke’s is providing locally.

9-8-20 True Ridge

Program Director Mary Anne Festa tells us about the mission of True Ridge, their community outreach and how they have used recent grant dollars to support folks in WNC.

9-3-20 Bandit Labor Day Flyover

Jim Kilpatrick with the Bandit Flight Team talks about the team and their upcoming flyover above main street for Labor Day.

9-1-20 Alzheimer’s Association

Program Manager Denise Young talks about the upcoming Dementia Conference, monthly virtual education programs and the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s To register: 800-272-3900 alz.org/northcarolina alz.org/walk

8-25-20 Big Brothers Big Sisters online auction fundraiser

NC Big Brother of the Year Joey Popp, BBBS of WNC Executive Director Leilia Duncan and supporter Margo Barbee,  realtor with Beverly Hanks inform us about the new online auction fundraiser to support BBBS of Henderson County.

Local Focus 7-16-20

Today we spoke with Lynette from Back On Track Resale and Addiction Ministries to find out what they do and how we can help support them and the amazing work they do right here in our Q-munity.

Local Focus 7-14-20

Jim Kelly addresses all the resources and services provided by Aging Projects and their supporters, to provide the care needed for individuals to remain in their own homes as they age.

7-8-20 — 2020 Census

Hendersonville City Manager John Connet tells us the importance of filling out your census information for 2020. 2020census.gov 844-330-2020