Retiree volunteers, Blake Geoffrion hockey career, Hidden Wisconsin

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Blake Geoffrion scores a goal in the NCAA Frozen Four semifinal
Wisconsin center Blake Geoffrion (5), defended by RIT defenseman Chris Tanev (8) scores on goalie Jared DeMichiel during the second period of an NCAA Frozen Four semifinal hockey game in Detroit in 2010. Carlos Osorio/AP Photo

We find out where older volunteers are needed around Wisconsin and how to get involved. We also talk with Badger hockey great Blake Geoffrion about his career. Plus, a guide to hidden gems around the state.

Featured in this Episode

  • Why we need more retiree volunteers

    Volunteering after retirement has been proven to benefit your physical and mental health, in addition to benefiting your community. Still, only 21% of the country’s 70 million retirees volunteer. So why haven’t we been able to fully harness the power of such an experienced group? We talk to a philanthropy expert about the benefits of getting involved, and what we can do to make volunteering more accessible and appealing for seniors.

  • Wisconsin hockey great Blake Geoffrion and biographer consider his life on ice

    We talk with the author of a new book about Badger hockey star Blake Geoffrion and the collegiate-professional hockey dynamic, and we hear from Geoffrion himself.

  • A guide to Wisconsin's quirky side

    A pair of Eau Claire-based travel writers share some of their favorite hidden, quirky, and off-the-beaten-path sites and stories they’ve discovered about Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Blake Geoffrion Guest
  • Sam Jonas Guest
  • Lisa Dietlin Guest
  • Tom Manus Guest

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