Closer Look: NFL Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis Lends Support To Foundation Providing Educational Resources To Youth From Foster Care; Georgia Air National Guard Names First Female Wing Commander

Darrell Mays, founder of The nsoro Foundation, NFL hall of famer Jerome Bettis, and Riheem Jefferson, a nsoro scholar, join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to discuss the mission of the organization.
Darrell Mays, founder of The nsoro Foundation, NFL hall of famer Jerome Bettis, and Riheem Jefferson, a nsoro scholar, join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to discuss the mission of the organization.
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Wednesday, February 5, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief with the latest on weather conditions in the metro area.
  • Plus, we hear Georgia representatives’ reactions to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address last night.
United States Air Force Colonel Amy Holbeck
United States Air Force Colonel Amy Holbeck joins “Closer Look” in studio today to discuss her journey to the military. (Photo credit: LaShawn Hudson/WABE)
  • 02:39: United States Air Force Colonel Amy Holbeck was recently named the first female wing commander in the history of the Georgia Air National Guard. Colonel Holbeck joins “Closer Look” in studio today to discuss her journey to the military.
  • The walking and biking tour agency Civil Bikes takes people around Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods to “highlight history, art and culture presented in the Atlanta landscape.” To learn more, Closer Look traveled to Auburn Avenue for a conversation with Nedra Deadwyler, the company’s Founder and CEO. Today, we hear a preview of that conversation.
The walking and biking tour agency Civil Bikes takes people around Atlanta’s historic neighborhoods to “highlight history, art and culture presented in the Atlanta landscape.” To learn more, Closer Look traveled to Auburn Avenue for a conversation with Nedra Deadwyler, the company’s Founder and CEO. (Photo credit: Candace Wheeler)
  • 27:29: The mission of the nsoro Foundation is to provide educational resources to youth transitioning out of the foster care system, and they have an ally in NFL Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis.  Jerome Bettis, Darrell Mays, founder of nsoro, and Riheem Jefferson, a nsoro scholar, join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to discuss the mission of the organization.

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.