The Current: Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio, Big Brothers Big Sisters, New Energy Bill Scam, Lakeland Food Pantry

First half-hour:

Second-half hour:

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (October 6th) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio players above to catch the episode’s first and second half-hours featuring:

Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio (2003-11) on her book Straightforward: Ways to Live and Lead to kick off our Fall Reading Series;

Duke Energy’s Sterling Ivey on a new utility payment scam involving prepaid debit cards, and how you can avoid the scam;

Angie Croft and Melissa Santell of Big Brothers Big Sisters Pinellas County with little sister Joey on The Next BIG Thing: Big Couples campaign launching this month to recruit 50 new Big Couples in 50 days;

Jane Hammond of ElderPoint Ministries in Lakeland on their Portable Pantry food pantry and Bluebird transit program, serving Polk County’s older adult neighbors in need of free home-based services

Lakeland and Polk County low-income seniors can get fresh, healthy food at ElderPoint Ministries' Portable Pantry food pantry (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

Lakeland and Polk County low-income seniors can get fresh, healthy food at ElderPoint Ministries’ Portable Pantry food pantry (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current airs eight times every weekend on five CBS Radio stations. Don’t forget to send us your comments by Twitter at @TheCurrentCBS, by text at 56022 (you’ll receive a bounceback text confirming we got yours) or by email at franco.ripple@cbsradio.com, and thanks for listening!

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