With all the focus turning to the Presidential election and the fluctuation in the economy this week Jay Garvens will give you answers and directions in regards to your investing strategies.
Celebrating Living WWII Vets - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - John Henry - August 14, 2020
National Museum of World War II Aviation Features WWII-Era Veterans
There are few WWII-era veterans left, and the National Museum of World War II Aviation is providing an opportunity for the community to meet-and-greet some of these honored WWII veterans.
- Sunday, August 16, 2020
- 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- The National Museum of World War II Aviation
775 Aviation Way, Colorado Springs, 80916
Scheduled to appear are:
- Ed Beck, a POW captured during the Battle of the Bulge who escaped from the Nazis
- Marilyn Doenges, a wartime nurse who served in Britain
- JJ Inman, a Flying Tiger flying missions out of China
- Noe Romero, who was on the Yorktown when it was torpedoed at the battle of Midway
- Bill Roche, a B-17 gunner who was shot down by German aircraft twice; later taught at the U.S. Air Force Academy
Advance admission purchases are advised for this event because advance ticket holders will be given priority to enter the museum. Appropriate social distancing and face masks will be strictly required.
Historic note: 75 years ago on August 14, 1945 the Japanese surrendered, and hostilities in WWII ceased. The formal surrender of Japanese forces was signed Sept. 2, 1945.
Meet PPIHC 2020 Competitor James Robinson - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 14, 2020
James Robinson is driving the 2019 Acura NSX in the Time Attack 1 division. James is a member of the Acura Team, driving a car packed with new technology that could make its way into production vehicles and is looking to break another Hybrid fuel record this year.
Photo Credit: Honda R&D Americas
“The Cure for the Common City”* - The Extra: Business Edition with Ted Robertson - City of Woodland Park - August 14, 2020
A city fighting back against COVID's chilling effect on their economy through the formation of public/private partnerships; an entrepreneurial group enlisted to help; a committee formed to bolster economic resiliency, and central to it all, the City of Woodland Park's Community Engagement Manager. How are they faring?
*"The Cure for the Common City" is a phrase coined and first used 8/14/2020 by Jenny Constantine of Constantine Copywriting.
Important SNAP Benefit Information - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Kristina Iodice - August 13, 2020
El Paso County Department of Human Services' Kristina Iodice says that as of early August, more than 2,000 SNAP recipients had incomplete files and must take immediate action to submit documentation to receive benefits.
Meet PPIHC 2020 Competitor Don Wickstrum - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - August 13, 2020
Meet Don Wickstrum is driving a 911 GT3 Cup Car 2013 (Pikes Peak Open). Don is known on the course as the "Fastest Pastor". He crashed during his practice run last year and did not get to compete that is why he is considered a rookie this year.
Jonathan Liebert, CEO Better Business Bureau Southern Colorado, and Adah Rodriguez, VP of Development and Operations, talk about COVID -19's impact on small businesses, COVID - 19 Contact tracing scams and more.
How to Deal With Doorknockers After a Storm - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Daniel Davis - August 12, 2020
Davis Construction owner and founder, Daniel Davis, has 27 years in the roofing and construction business and he's seen all the scams. The worst, he says, is when the out-of-towners show up at your door because there's not much they won't do to get your money.
A New Food Pantry and Hunger Action Month - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Joanna Wise - August 12, 2020
Care and Share's Marketing and Communications Director, Joanna Wise, announces Hunger Action Month coming in September and talks about how Care and Share is fighting food insecurity and hunger in Pueblo.
The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management's Jim Reid is in for his monthly update for Preparedness Day on Afternoon News.
Matt Mayberry, City of Colorado Springs cultural services manager and Pioneers Museum director, and Jamie Fabos, City of Colorado Springs chief communications officer, talk about the City’s 150th Anniversary (or Sesquicentennial) happening on July 31, 2021, and how you can help celebrate all year long. Learn more here.
Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about Maskne.
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Free Report Fridays on KRDO's Afternoon News is sponsored by Barb Schlinker and Your Home Sold Guaranteed Realty Colorado Springs. FRF airs at 4:12 P.M. Fridays and features real estate news, information and a free report to help you buy your next home or sell the one you're in.
Licensure Relief for Milspouses Coming to Colorado - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Janet Farley - August 10, 2020
A huge regulatory burden is being lifted from military spouses coming to Colorado from out of state. Mt. Carmel Veteran Service Center's Janet Farley talks about the how and when.
This week Justin Hermes focuses on "Rents On The Rise"again! Also how to be aware of the infringement on property rights in Colorado Springs. In the 3rd segment Justin has Patrick from Arrow Moving and Storage on the show.
Bell & Pollock explain how to win the war on your injury claim.
Gold Hill Mesa is building community with a mission.
KRDO's Roger Siverson visits with Cheyenne Mountain Dental Group, a proud sponsor of the Real Estate Reality Show with Justin Hermes.
This week August Alexander looks at the real estate market now in "1st Century Covid". August and his team will bring you all the current real estate information in Colorado. At the end of the show August interviews Michael Carter from the Carter Law Group about a special event.
This week Jay Garvens looks to help out his fellow VA brothers, sisters and their families. Jay will show you how and why the VA mortgage loan is one of the best wealth building tools for the vet!
Today’s show highlights a new partnership with fellow nonprofit Citizen Soldier Connection that provides critical funds to ensure no Veteran is left behind. Also, many Veterans don’t realize they have a story to tell. Sign-up for a Life-Story Timeline exercise at Mt. Carmel and discover how to develop your unique story. Next, mark August 25 and 26 on your calendar if your job hunting. A virtual career fair and resume workshop are geared specifically to Military, Veterans and their families. Lastly, good news for military spouses! Listen to hear all about the great things happening at Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center.
The Downtown Partnership’s “First Fridays” - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Claire Swinford - August 7, 2020
The Downtown Partnership's Director of Urban Engagement, Claire Swinford, has great stories to tell about the Springs' thriving downtown!
Colorado Springs Conservatory - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Scott Marble - August 7, 2020
This year's Senior Recital; the parks series concerts; Fall enrollment beginning August 17; Conservatory tours coming up and much more as shared by recently named COO, Scott Marble. The Conservatory On-Line
Listen Now! | Photo Credit: Colorado Springs Conservatory
Gold Hill Mesa Cleared to Build in its Newest Filing - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Stephanie Edwards - August 6, 2020
Concerns raised by others over shifting soils and unstable geology forced a delay in opening Gold Hill Mesa's Filing 11 for extensive testing. GHM's Stephanie Edwards says the results are in and the City is giving the go-ahead to build.
Your Community Needs Your Blood Donations - KRDO’s Afternoon News with Ted Robertson - Vitalant - August 6, 2020
From childbirth, to cancer patients to accident victims, life hasn't slowed down for the pandemic. The community needs your donations of blood now more than ever. Vitalant's Brooke Way shares how easy it is to give yours.
On Thursday's "Extra" show, host Shannon Brinias talked about the Backpack Bash initiative, in which 10,000 backpacks filled with donated school supplies are being distributed to children in need across the Pikes Peak Region. The Backpack Bash is part of the Pikes Peak United Way's Colorado Springs Promise program. Shannon was joined by program director, Elizabeth Quevedo. While donations have been collected, there are still ways to volunteer for this effort. If interested, listeners can go to ppunitedway.org. If families are interested in receiving a backpack for their child, the final distributions will take place from Aug. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the following locations:
- Doherty High School, 4515 Barnes Road
- Tri-Lakes YMCA, 17250 Jackson Creek Pkwy in Monument
Featuring GOAL High School!
Dr. Geoffrey Lim talks about washing your hands.
This week Justin talks about how to get ready for a change in the market. He will go over the exact steps you need to take to be fully prepared to purchase when the time is right. Justin also has Austin Darby from Main Street Insurance in the studio, talking about ways to save money.
Bell & Pollock talk why you must have a legal game plan.
The University School.
The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park! Much more than you imagined!
I know you have heard of houses, and you have heard of Zombies! What about Zombie houses? This week August and his team will explain what a zombie house is and how you can make money with them. Also August will turn you on to a great Realtor you can count on for all your buying a selling needs.
Have you been bored during this pandemic? Maybe you've been thinking of doing some work around the house, or the little women has a honey do NOW list. Do you know how to not only fix-ur-up, but fix-ur-up and make a profit? Jay Garvens will show you how to get the most bang for your buck.