Community Connections Podcast


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By Joseph Vosevich and Community Connections with Keith Antone. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Keith Antone Willis, Sr has been active in the faith community for over 30 years, serving as master of ceremonies, men’s day speaker, and youth day speaker, key note speaker at church anniversary’s, trainer and consultant for over 100 churches in the region. Most recently at the Shalom City of Peace (2) night Spring Bible Institute; “Becoming a Man of Vision” which explored how men can achieve financial success through faith, discipline, and hard work! He has served as Sunday school teacher, President of the senior Usher board, church trustee, and for 10 years as the Executive Director of the highly successful all male christian mentoring program, “St Paul Saturdays” at St Paul AME Church, where each youth that stayed a minimum of one year with the program graduated from high school (100%) and one hundred percent of those youth entered a 2 or 4 year institution of higher learning! A veteran broadcaster, starting at the age of 15 years old, Keith has worked in several positions over the years which include morning drive, afternoon drive, sales, Program Director, Operations Manager and he hosted or co-hosted several award winning talk shows in the region. Keith has also been recognized for his community service by receiving awards from several prominent organizations; Sons of Thunder Award from the Fifth Episcopal District AME Church, Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Lone Star Lodge, Role Model of the Year by Stormin Stuffling School, Legacy Award by the Bertha Black Rhoda Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Focus St. Louis “What’s Right with the Region” for worked done with St Paul Saturdays, 2001 Mental Health Boards “Advocacy Award for Suicide Prevention”, Dr. Martin Luther King State Celebration Commission of Missouri 2011 Entrepreneur of the Year, Better Family Life Community Service Award, and the 2014 National Sales Network, St Louis Chapter “Member of the Year” A proud alumnus of Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational studies and a minor in psychology. He also attended Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, where he majored in communications. Keith currently serves on the Children’s Hospital Community and Faith Advisory Board. Keith and his wife Ericca Willis have been married since 1999, their blended family of five has 3 daughters and 2 sons and they are members of Shalom City of Peace in St. Louis, Missouri since 2010.

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