December 19, 2016
The BCUZ 2016 Holiday edition opens with Mallory O'Hara at Santa's Flight to Schaumburg. Then Beth Waller
talks with cast and audience members at the North Pole Spectacular. BCUZ then bids farewell to 2016 with
Kathleen Benson, as we brave the elements at the Holiday House Decorating Tour.
December 5, 2016
Patty Kennedy and Jon Kuester cook up some pork treats at From Hog House to Smoke House. Then we tour the recent renovations at Schaumburg Tennis Plus with Alyssa Danca, Ryan Gangler and Mary Leahy. Lastly, we take a few swings off-season on the SGC golf simulators with Jon Parsons.
November 21, 2016
BCUZ 84 kicks off the 2016 holidays with the annual Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon. Lisa Perrone walks us through the feast. Then enjoy an encore presentation of The Party's Back with Mike Wold. The Schaumburg Barracudas then chew up the swim lanes with host Stacy Johnson.
November 7, 2016
BCUZ 83 heads into November with Trick or Treating at Spring Valley, with Mary Rice.
Then we shoot some hoops with Derek Dvorak at Jr. Basketball class. Then we join
Beth Waller for rehearsals of the SPD production of Lion King, Jr.
October 24, 2016
We begin at the annual Pumpkin Splash event at Water Works. Kathleen Benson introduces us to some very enthusiastic kids!
Then Mary Rice talks with attendees and presenter Amanda Anderson, at Trails and Ales. Kathleen Benson then calls the numbers
at Family Pizza and Bingo Night.
October 10, 2016
BCUZ 081 begins with a visit to TPB, the Party's Back! Mike Wold talks withe excited attendees about this much-anticipated return.
Then, Justin Sienkiewicz introduces us to the NWSRA Pursuit program, with guest Liz Thomas. Then Patty Kennedy and Mary Rice
trade off reporting duties at The SV Autumn Harvest Festival.
September 26, 2016
BCUZ 080 introduces us to the Farm to Fork Festival, at Spring Valley. Dave Brooks talks with SPF's Bill Tucknott and other attendees.
Then it's off to Family Fun Night at the Sport Center, with Derek Dvorak. Lisa Perrone then reports on the 2016 Silver Games.
September 12, 2016
The 2016 Fall BCUZ episodes begin with the annual coronation of Miss Septemberfest. Cara Mohr and William Kelly
introduce the new Court. Heather Hagstrom and Stacy Johnson then guide us through an evening session of SPD
lifeguard training. Finally, Beth Waller reports on some classic cars, at the first SPD Classic Car Show and movie night.
August 22, 2016
This edition tees off at the annual Links Cup event. Presenters include Tony LaFrenere, Brian Bieschke and Brian Burke.
Then Stacy Johnson hosts as we drop in at the Summer Picnic. Lastly, Jon Kuester introduces us to the new draft horses
at Spring Valley, talking with Brett Garrett.
August 8, 2016
Our episode 77 kicks off with all things Septemberfest. Tony La Frenere talks with Roxane Benvenuti and Rosie Papparella.
Caitlin Riedy then hits the boards with an overview of SPD Street Theater. Mike Wold brings this edition to a close with coverage of National Night Out, at Meineke Park.
July 25, 2016
Episode 76 opens a musical interlude at Noonie Times. Pam Gauper introduces us to Scribble Jim, of Scribble Monster fame. Then we dash
through the annual Triathlon/Duathlon Race, hosted by Alyssa Danca. The Pokemon Go phenomena then gets the BCUZ treatment,
with host Caitlin Riedy. Spring Valley staffer Amanda Anderson joins the hunt, along with a variety of patrons.
July 11, 2016
The 75th episode begins at the 2016 Employee Fitness Walk. Kathleen Benson speaks with sponsors
and participants. Then Beth Waller kicks up her heels at the July Summer Dance Concert.
We conclude with Derek Radek at Dodgeball Days, held at Olympic Park.
June 27, 2016
This 74th episode of BCUZ opens with Bike to Work Day. SPD Executive Director Tony LaFrenere chats
with Mayor Al Larson, Commissioner Bob Schmidt and Charlotte Kegarise of District 54. Then Patty Kennedy time travels to a vintage Country Fair at Spring Valley.
Finally, SPD Communications Director Pat Casler talks with Drs. Briley and Syed of Amita Health, regarding their substance and addiction treatment programs.
June 6, 2016
This first episode of Summer 2016 opens with a preview of Solstice Hop and Vine. SPD Executive Director Tony LaFrenere chats
with Communications Director Pat Casler about changes for 2016. The Boomers' President Pete Laven then talks with Tony
about the Schaumburg Boomers' 2016 season. Finally, we dive into the pools of SPD with Heather Hagstrom and Stacy Johnson.