Chasing the Dream, Season 1: Ep 5
| October 12, 2018
Chasing the Dream: Transportation
This week on Chasing the Dream, we hear from the founder of
S&P Mobility and his inspiration for starting this business. Natasha Thompson, host of the series and President & CEO of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier, discusses issues surrounding transportation with Jack Salo of the Rural Health Network of South Central New York. The episode concludes with stories from local community members chasing their own version of the American Dream.
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