https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tws2yPW7n80&t=6s The "Clippers and Cops" event happened Thursday at Stoney's Barbershop on Edgewood Drive. The event seeks to unify police officers and communities by giving both groups the chance to speak openly about concerns in a forum-like setting. These events take place monthly at different shops and have gone as far as St. Louis, MI and Toccoa, GA! Clippers and Cops are the brainchild or Ty Dennis (APD Detective / Task Force Officer with ATF) & Mediated by Reec (Hot 107.9 / Positive American Youth) For More information and to come to the next Clippers and Cops event, visit: www.ClippersandCops.com Check out pictures from the event (Photos Courtesy of Fox 5 News Atlanta)
Ex cons, Business men, lawyers, teachers, GD's and executives gathered into Murden's Barber Shop to air out their grievances with law enforcement Thursday 3/21. To their surprise they were met with open minds and empathetic ears! The event was hosted by Ty Dennis (APD Detective / Task Force Officer with ATF) & Mediated by Reec (PAYUSA / Hot 107.9) with special guest appearance by Hurricane Dave (Vice President of Programming & Operations - Radio One) L - R: Michael Seiden (WSB Channel 2) - Ty Dennis (APD Detective / Task Force Officer with ATF) - Reec (PAYUSA / Hot 107.9) - Omar (Freedom is a Choice Mentoring) - Hurricane Dave (Vice President of Programming & Operations - Radio One) For 65 years Murden's Barber Shop has been a hub for the community to get way more than a fresh line up. The long standing business has been a place for young men to get an opportunity to make a living, share ideals, life skills and experiences. Recently Mr. Martin, founder and owner, has felt an alarming change in the neighborhood with an influx of teenagers that seem to be loitering with no positive intentions. ENTER Clippers and Cops. An initiative based on local law enforcement hearing the communities issues, concerning policing and police interaction. This particular event got heated at times because of the passion that the locals have concerning the youth and the general safety for themselves and ability to continue to maintain businesses. (Video Clips can be found at Facebook.com/) In closing, their where many resources shard to help this community move forward, including the officers for the area sharing direct contact information with the patron so they can continue to build post [...]
Cops and Clippers is Back! Next Event is 3/21/19 Check out Our Last Clippers & Cops Event!! February 21 marked the kick off for the community event titled Clippers and Cops. The community came out to talk face to face with members of the local police force in hopes of gaining understanding and clarity, while building a relationship between the two parties. The event was moderated by Reec Swiney of Hot 107.9 and Ty Dennis(APD Detective / Task Force Officer with ATF) who is also the brainchild of the program. Ty Dennis (APD) & Reec (Hot 107.9) Topics included: What to do when you get pulled over What Does the community expect from the police Teen crime Police brutality and excessive force Gang policing and prevention One of the most interesting portions of the event was a tutorial on citizen etiquette when getting pulled over. You can see it at Clippers Facebook Page and website: http://clippersandcops.com/ Clippers and Cops is a traveling program and will be at a Barbershop near you soon! Tune in to Hot 107.9 for details.
Positive American Youth & Culture Hair Salon joined up to "Roll Out The Red Carpet" for new moms and ladies in need of a little pampering, Pre-Valentines day weekend. Ladies were provided tons of free salon services, chocolate strawberries, fruit, beverages and sweet treats. New moms walked away with brand new baby furniture! The event was hosted by Reec of Hot 107.9 and music by DJ Deceptacon. This mini event sets a nice back drop to an upcoming event that Positive American Youth will be putting on in May labeled "Reec's Mega Baby Shower". The Mega Baby Shower will provide 1,007 New moms with gifts and resources!
Hot 1079 x PAYUSA x Bud Light are teaming up to give back to our community BUT we need your help! We are filling up the Bud Light Super Bowl Bus With cans and coats this Sunday from 11-4pm. At DTLR at Camp creek location. We will have gifts, Hot 107.9 and Super Bowl swag And TICKETS to Budweiser Super Bowl Music Fest!!! Budlight wants to keep you warm and fed this winter! So join us this Sunday 11-4 at DTLR and help us fill up the bus!
https://youtu.be/xZvdq-9LzkU Anderson Paak stopped by Hot 107.9 to talk about his latest album, working with Dr. Dre, shares a Snoop Dogg Story & talks about his prank call to Dave Chapelle! His work ethic and why he can’t wait to bring his kids on tour. He also spoke to Reec about what is was like working with Dre in studio and what we can expect from him in the future. Check out the video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzgXNXq1Db8&t=436s Political Activist and CNN Corespondent Angela Rye is not happy with the way things are going in Georgia's midterm elections. Angela shared her views on recreational use of marijuana, livable wages and healthcare. She also let us in on her future goals and some of the key issues that will have deep repercussions on working class families. Live interview with Reec Swiney.
We want your kids and families to enjoy Halloween, but most importantly we want you safe! So Reec, PAYUSA & Amerigroup are providing free stuffed candy bags at two DTLR locations! Join us: Tuesday October 30 - 6pm @ DTLR in South Dekalb Mall or Wednesday October 31 - 6pm @ DTLR Camp Creek Location So throw on your costumes and join Reec for your free candy bags! Event will run while supplies last. Pics From Last Years Trick-or-Treat Tour
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRRA3j9BCNE&t=48s Rev. Jesse Jackson Had some very insightful things to say about the up-and-coming election, how the civil rights movement directly correlates with what is going on with Stacey Abrams, and gives one of his famous quotable’s live with Reec Swiney on Hot 107.9!
Reec Treats the City has been a hit with multiple communities. Reec has teamed up with Positive American Youth and Wendy's to provide free cook outs around metro Atlanta this summer and fall. This past event was carnival themed with cotton candy, popcorn, horse ride (Courtesy of Brannu Horses) and of course free food! Kenyatta Martin, author of Talents had his Motor Club bring out Sling shots for the kids to see. Hot 107.9's J.Nicks also made an appearance.