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South Sound Connection Season 2


South Sound Connection is returning for our second season of highlighting local businesses and efforts to do good in our Pacific Northwest neighborhoods. The show airs live on Tuesdays at 9am PST on YouTube.com/thedyojo. This local show is a joint effort with All American Restoration Services (AARES) and The DYOJO Podcast. We interview local entrepreneurs, business owners, artists, and community leaders to share their stories.


Join the discussion every Tuesday at 9am PST - YouTube.com/thedyojo


All American Restoration Services is a general contractor based in Tacoma, WA that provides insurance repairs services for clients throughout the South Sound. The DYOJO is a business coaching service based in Tacoma, WA and produces The DYOJO Podcast which helps professionals in the skilled trades to shorten their DANG learning curve for professional development.


Season 2 “Made in The South Sound” will include interviews with:

  • 4/13/21 - Ryan McDonald - Rite in the Rain

  • 4/20/21 - Nancy Giacolone - Recipe for Success and Olympic Crest

  • 4/27/21 - Paul Long - South Sound Summit

  • 5/4/21 - Josh Dunn - Premier Media Group

  • 5/11/21 - Tony Taylor - Tony Taylor Inspires

  • 5/18/21 - We Heart Seattle

  • 5/25/21 - Kim Davenport - Tacoma Historical Society

  • 6/1/21 - Off Camber Brewing

  • 6/8/21 - Tacoma Music History

  • Greg Power - Real Gainz

  • Kelsey Isaacson - Home with Kelsey Isaacson


Season 1 was our experiment in reaching out to and hearing from members of the South Sound community and throughout the Pacific Northwest. We had a great time discussing how our friends were working through the unique experiences of 2020 and their vision moving into 2021.


Season 1 included interviews with:

  • Construction for Change with Kevin Hunter (Seattle)

  • Expanding opportunities within the skilled trades with Jason Sturgeon (Seattle)

  • Using social media effectively for your local business with Allison Bishins (Tacoma)

  • Tiny Homes Helping Veterans and Homeless with Todd McKellips (Seattle)

  • Personal and Business Credit Repair Solutions with Terrilski Davis (Tacoma)

  • Supporting local youth with Sean Sallis (Moses Lake)

  • Local Coffee & Plant Box Subscription with Tom Steffens and Etaane Neumann (Seattle)

  • Keeping your team together during a pandemic with Tammy Birklid of Merit Construction (Tacoma)

  • Telling local stories with Sierra Hartman - Grit City Magazine (Tacoma)

  • Telling difficult stories with Jack Cameron - Tacoma Stories (Tacoma)

  • Success Factor Update update with Korbett Mosesly (Tacoma)

  • Community Involvement as an Organization with Ken Brown (Eugene, OR)

  • Beautiful Tacoma murals with Mindy Barker (Tacoma)

  • Chad Kerlegan - Men, Emotions, and Music (Salem, OR)

  • Meg Hawks - Single Speed Screen Printing (La Grande, OR)

  • Tony Taylor - Supporting and Hiring Veterans (Olympia)

  • Chrystal Hart-Meeker - Save Albany Now (Albany, OR)

  • Adam Norwest - FREE burritos from Grit City Breakfast (Tacoma)

  • Kevin Bates - Helping Hand House Christmas in a Pandemic (Puyallup)

  • Lindsey Ward - Assembling a Winning Team for Socktember 2020 (Seattle)

  • Korbett Mosesly - Creating the Success Factors Game (Tacoma)


If you are interested in being interviewed for South Sound Connection or have someone you would suggest, please contact AARES today.


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