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We Are Tusc Podcast

We Are Tusc Podcast

By Josh Robinson
This podcast exists to tell the stories of the people that make up the rich fabric of Tuscarawas County, and to support local servants and businesses by highlighting the work they do and the services they provide.
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Episode 2.4 - Simply Cinnamon
Ashley Hafer-Kline started working at Simply Cinnamon ( in Bolivar when she was 16 years old. 10 years old, she bought the business and his helping it grow and expand. We had a great conversation about her family, her business, and her love of Tusc County. 
December 10, 2021
Episode 2.3 - Our City Productions
Tyler King, Mikey Rogers, and Chad Shumaker are three talented individuals who love Tuscarawas County. They are using their incredible talents to help small businesses and other individuals in our community. Check out their work at, and make sure you listen to the whole conversation so you don't miss a guest appearance by Kermit the Frog.
November 15, 2021
Episode 2.2 - Dave Jones
Dave Jones is not just a small business owner, he is a book lover. Opening Bibliophile (a used book store) in downtown Dover, Ohio allows him to share his passion with our community. We had a great conversation about books, reading, and our community. (Sorry for the audio quality, there was a problem with Dave's microphone).
October 21, 2021
Episode 2.1 - Anita Davis
Anita Davis helps run her family business Breitenbach Winery ( and operates a foundation in her son's name. The Zachary Davis Foundation ( has helped fight drug abuse in a variety of ways in Tuscarawas County. This is a powerful conversation, and you will love hearing Anita's heart and passion.
October 01, 2021
Season 1 Recap
After taking a few months off for summer break, we have new episodes coming in October. Here's a quick look back at some of the interviews from Season 1. Be sure to catch up on any episodes you missed while you wait for Season 2 to arrive. 
September 08, 2021
Episode 12: Scott Florence
Sugarfuse is a local bakery and coffee shop that serves up high quality coffee, donuts, pastries, cupcakes, and more. Scott began the business as a homer bakery 10 years ago, and has grown it into a gourmet pastry and coffee shop. As he tells the story of his journey, you will hear his passion for excellence and his love for the people around our community. 
May 15, 2021
Episode 11: Todd Smith
Todd Smith opened MAD Bros. Games & Hobbies with his brother because of their love of games and their love of family. Tabletop gaming is a great way to connect with your kids and extended family, and MAD Bros. is here to help you make that connection. Todd has built an awesome community through his business, and his heart really shines through in our conversation.
May 01, 2021
Episode 10: Vivian Mosley
Vivian Mosley as been an artist her whole life, and she is currently living out her dream by leading the Tusc Arts Cooperative & Gallery in New Philadelphia. Our conversation touches on her own passion for creating and her desire to highlight the local talent living in our wonderful county.  You can stop in and check out their gallery located in Around the Corner Frames on South Broadway and learn more about them at or
April 15, 2021
Episode 9: Rich Reding
The weather is getting nicer, and that means Drive-In Movie season is just around the corner. This episode feature Rich Reding from Lynn Drive-In Movie Theatre. Rich loves describing the unique experience that comes from watching the stars under the stars and some of the unique challenges and opportunities that came from COVID-19.
April 03, 2021
Episode 8: Jennifer Flaherty
Tuscarawas County Challenger Baseball helps kids and adult with special needs play America's favorite pastime. They work hard to accommodate people with different needs, and help provide joy, hope, and community to so many families living in our county. You can learn more about them on their Facebook page or their website
March 15, 2021
Episode 7: Kathy Neal
Beneath the Shade is opening this fall as a transitional housing program to help women recovering from addiction. Kathy's heart for the hurting people in Tuscarawas County shines through during our conversation. Just imagine the good that will come when ladies are loved, healed, restored, and set free to abundant living.
March 01, 2021
Episode 6: Gina Kerhin
Gina is the founder and owner of Adonai Fine Arts in New Philadelphia, Ohio. She has a passion for using the arts to help kids discover their talents, gain confidence, and learn how to give back. Our conversation touches on her faith, her journey, and the joy she finds in teaching kids.
February 15, 2021
Episode 5: Noah's Hope
Noah's Hope Child Advocacy Center does amazing work to help the children and families living in this county. I'm joined by Executive Director Mandy Prosser and board members Doug & Kristen Shoup for a great conversation about their stories and their work.  Their passion for the work they do shines through in every story they tell.
February 01, 2021
Episode 4: Rick Arredondo
Rick Arredondo is the founder and owner of The Ezekiel Project in New Philadelphia. He has a passion for helping make his community a better and healthier place.
January 15, 2021
Episode 3: Lee Beitzel
Lee Beitzel is the owner of Magic Mugs in downtown Dover. She is also a lifelong member of the dance community. Listen to her share her passion for the arts, and her love of the coffee scene in this episode.
January 01, 2021
Episode 2: Anne Geib
Anne is the fifth generation of the Geib family to serve and invest in the Dover-New Philadelphia area. They are celebrating 175 years of service this spring. Listen to Anne tell the story of how she ended up taking over the family business, and what she loves about being able to serve this community. 
December 15, 2020
Episode 1: Jan McInturf
Jan is a long time realtor in the Tuscarawas County area, but he is also the man behind  a beloved area tradition: Christmas in the Park. 
December 01, 2020
Trailer: Episodes Coming December 1
A sneak peak at some of our upcoming interviews.
November 16, 2020
We Are Tusc Podcast: Beginning December 1
The We Are Tusc Podcast exists to tell the stories of the people that make up the rich fabric of our county and to support local servants and businessmen by highlighting the work they do and the services they provide.
October 15, 2020