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Three Things: My First, My Favorite, My Future (season 4, episode 9)
The last episode of our 4th season will take place October 16, featuring Jim Bob Williams, RJ Haddy and Jan Rader!
Three Things, produced by Jeff Shirley, presents 3 unique professionals discussing their first, favorite and future works, revealing a side not often seen by the public. Learn what inspires and drives some of your favorite area professionals at this live monthly speaker series.
Jan Rader- Fire Chief – Jan Rader has been with the Huntington Fire Department since 1994. She went on to become the first woman to reach the rank of Chief in the State of West Virginia. A leader on the front line on WV’s Opioid Epidemic, Jan was featured in the documentary Heroin(e) in 2017. In 2018 she was named one of TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World”. From her own TED Talk to Meet the Press, Rader has become an important spokesperson for this devastating profession.
Robert “RJ” Haddy – Special Effects Artist – RJ is a Charleston native and a Capital High graduate, where he later taught television production, special effects, writing and filmmaking. He has used his talents working on major motion pictures such as Batman & Robin, There’s Something About Mary, and Contact. He was a contestant on Seasons 2 and 5 of the SyFy network’s Face Off. Locally, his puppet work was featured in the FestivALL Art Parade this year.
Jim-Bob Williams – Humorist/Actor – Jim-Bob is a resident of St. Albans. Formerly an Environmental Engineer and currently a Therapeutic Humorist, Williams has been a staple of the community theater scene for years. His Improv Group, The Mighty Schmucks, can be seen performing in and around the area. Jim-Bob was most recently a contestant on the popular game-show, Jeopardy!, where he represented WV very well.
Venue: The John L. Dickinson Family Homeowner Education & Community Center at 815 Court St.-- Located within Habitat For Humanity ReStore
Tickets: Adults $10, students/children $5 at door