Getting to Know Us.....


Q&A with Kari and Nicholle originated from a desire to bring information and answer questions on all things related to the Chapin Labor Day Festival Weekend.  From three successful broadcast in 2018 during festival time, the show has now grown into 12-15 episodes year round to now include all events in the Chapin community.  

Durning the Spring of 2020, in response to the 'safe at home' COVID-19 pandemic, Kari and Nicholle began broadcasting each weekday at 5 PM with a 'Daily Wine Down'..... bringing up to date news and answering questions and concerns.  Additionally, they featured two to three guest per week from the Chapin community, highlighted feel good stories on WOW Wednesday and had a more relaxed and interactive program on FUN Friday.  These broadcast may be found on their YouTube channel.

Currently, they are providing information on events in the Chapin community and interviewing Chapin businesses and nonprofits on Sunday evenings with their Weekly Wine Down series. This series will run from February 1st through Labor Day Weekend. 

If you have questions, you may ask them in comments during their Facebook Live episodes or submit them before air time at  

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Kari Pepper McKeone is the Founder and CEO of The Justin Pepper Foundation.  She has lived in Chapin since 1998, and has served on several town improvement committees.  

Kari is also the Race Director for the Justin Pepper 5K:  Walk, Run, Ruck!, the kick-off event for the Chapin Labor Day Weekend festivities.  

Nicholle Burroughs is the Director of Public Affairs for the Town of Chapin. She has been a part of the Chapin community since 2008.   She currently holds board positions with Chapin We Care, and the Greater Chapin Community Foundation.  

Nicholle is also the Manger and Facilitator for the Chapin Labor Day Festival.

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