Jon Karrol, Dionna Lanich, Danielle Adams, and Sean Blair from Special Kids Special Famillies talks about the adult programs available and upcoming events to help support this incredible organization in our community.
Al Maxwell and Becca Tonn from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center talks about going from job loss to job search. Getting through the stages of grief and stress. Taking care of yourself first. Set up and plan and start searching!
Doug Price from Visit Colorado Springs and Bryan DeBates from the Space Foundation Discovery Center talk about the important work being done and the Discovery Center. What you can see and do. The amazing programs available. Plus, the upcoming 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 and the big celebration coming up on July 20th.
Ted Robertson is fills in for the vacationing Renae Roberts on this edition of The Extra. The BBB of Southern Colorado's Alexxis Barton has new scam news about genetic testing, crypto currencies, employment and phishing. If there's a buck to made at your expense, the scammers will find it. You could find yourself in all kinds of trouble if you get caught up in any of the scams on Allexxis' list. Protect yourself!
This year marks the 31st anniversary of the World of WearableArt™ (known as WOW®), New Zealand’s largest arts show, and it’s at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center at Colorado College. Details on the exhibition with Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Joy Armstrong. And, Colorado Springs native, now New Zealand resident, Etainia Dagda talks about her piece Vicarious which is currently on tour in Colorado Springs.
We continue our ongoing series with the Pikes Peak Work Force Center in helping you find a new job or start a new career. Becca Tonn and Erin Hutchinson talk about Branding and Networking your way to your next job. Lots of great info!
Diane Loschen and Sara Vaas from CONO talk about how they are growing and serving more communities and neighborhoods in the Pikes Peak region. Tips on how to connect with your neighbors. Their upcoming block party, and a lot more.
Michelle Peulen and Michelle Scheuerman from CDOT talks about the 10-year strategic transportation plan, how important your input is to the process, how you can get involved, plus updates on some big road construction projects.
Ranger Kent Chaney from Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain, talks about the history of the mountain. Some fun facts you may not know like… do you know why it’s called Devil’s Playground? The latest on the Summit House construction, shuttles, and a lot more.
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center talks about all the amazing Behavioral Health Services they offer to support military, veterans, and their families. All part of USAA Military Week.
There are high rates of domestic and sexual violence plaguing the Pikes Peak region. TESSA Executive Director, SherryLynn Boyles, talks about the numbers, the different types of domestic violence, a new public awareness campaign called ‘IT’s NOT OKAY’, and a lot more.
Pediatrician Dr. Laura Carson talks about the difference between family doctors and pediatricians. Important appointments for your child. When is a fever a concern for a child. Plus, the vaccination discussion and a lot more!
District Wildlife Manager Sarah Watson talks about getting ready for summer exploring season, getting your passes and licenses, and making your reservations. Get Outdoors Day is coming up at June 1st at Memorial Park. Sarah has more details. Plus, details on the new Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) app.
We continue our series with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, today talking about applying for federal jobs with Amy Phillips and Becca Tonn. The federal hiring process. The differences in resumes. And, setting up your profile on USAJobs.com. Plus, don’t miss the Military & Veterans Employment Expo, Wednesday, May 29th. Details at http://ppwfc.org/mvee/.
Doug Price from Visit Colorado Springs and Dirk Draper from Chamber of Commerce & EDC talk about their Regional Leaders Trip to Pittsburgh. What valuble information they learned this year, and from year’s past, that help benefit the Colorado Springs Community.
Shawna Kemppainen, Executive Director of Urban Peak, breaks down the numbers of homeless youth in our community, barriers homeless youth face getting back on their feet, programs they offer, and how you can get involved.
Mary Gerlach from CDHS, Jill Bradley from EPCDHS, Jon Karrol from Special Kids Special Families and foster parent, Kristin Longshore, talk about being a foster parent during National Foster Care Month. Discuss how many children are placed into foster care each day, the process to become a foster parent, the amazing benefits of it, and a lot more!
Paul Myers-Bennett and Alexxis Barton from the BBB of Southern Colorado talk about robo calls, what to do if you receive one, and how to stop them. Plus, next week is Small Business Week. Talk about upcoming events, the awards banquet, and the huge kickoff … 4th Annual Food Truck Cook-Off.
Dr. Robin Johnson, Medical Director for El Paso County Public Health, tackles a controversial topic…vaccinations. Talks about the current situation with the measles outbreak, top myths about vaccinations, and why vaccines are so important.
Dr. Dara Lowe with DaVita Medial talks about how important a primary care physician is to you and your families medical care, important annual exams, managing weight, and a lot more.
Dr. Lowe practices Family Medicine at DaVita Medical’s Monument location
Kris Medina and Maggie Williams from Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity talks about the need for affordable housing across the country and the state. HB 1245 and what it does to support affordable housing. And their 3-year strategic plan.
Sarah Watson from Colorado Parks & Wildlife talks about the animals we need to be aware of this Spring, what to do to bear aware and protect ourselves if we’re out hiking or camping, the deer overpopulation problem in our area, and more.