The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College is wrapping up celebrating 100 incredible years. We talk with Rebecca Tucker, Scott Levy, Tara Thomas, and Karen Khoury about the yearlong celebration, what’s coming up, fun things you can do with your family this holiday season, and a lot more.
Children’s Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs has now been open for six months. Greg Raymond, Regional Chief Operating Officer, and Sally Hybl, Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation, talk about the first six months, the impact it’s made, programs offered, supporting the entire family, and how you can get involved. Get more information at GiveComfortandJoy.org
November is National Adoption Month and Jill Bradley and Yvonne Sletta from El Paso County Department of Health and Human Services, and Lee Oesterle from Kids Crossing, talk about fostering and adoption. The process to adopt. How many kids in our community are looking for a home, and a lot more.
IndyGive! Is underway! 100 non-profit organizations are a part of the event this year. The biggest year yet. Barb Van Hoy talks about the history of the event, and Liz Kettle, Kristy Milligan, Tom Fleecs and Amy Plapp talk about what it means to for their organizations to be a part of this annual event. More details at indygive.com
Sarah Vito, veteran and Outreach Specialist for Wounded Warrior Project, talks about the 2019 Warrior Survey. The largest survey of its kind with critical information that highlights the successes and challenges of America’s veterans and its impact for veterans. Services that Wounded Warrior Project offers, and a lot more.
The new Executive Director of the Space Foundation Discovery Center, Kevin Orangers, talks about the history of the foundation and Discovery Center, getting more grassroots in the community and becoming a cultural focal point. Expanding programs, educational information, and much more.
Greg Phillips, Director of Aviation for the Colorado Springs Airport, talks about accomplishments at the airport in 2019, the final phase of construction, another large business park deal in the works, and a lot more.
Bryan Bonner, one of the founders of The Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society, talks about the two decades he’s been investigating the paranormal in Colorado. His investigations into the The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park. Some other top investigation locations in the state. What to do if you may be experiencing something at your home. How to get involved, and a lot more.
Traci Marques and Becca Tonn from the Pikes Peak Workforce Center have all the details on the upcoming Community and Veterans Job Fair. 190 employers will be on hand on Tuesday, November 5th at the Colorado Springs Event Center
Catherine Hammond, from Hammond Law Group talks about estate planning for younger professionals, the Wheel of Protection and what this means for you family, questions you should think about when working on your estate plan, and a lot more.
Morgan Mote, Executive Director of Colorado Springs Teen Court talks about their 25th Anniversary. What they’ve accomplished. The addition of some more programs. And their 12th Annual A Jewel of a Wine Tasting event.
Affordable housing in Colorado Springs. It's becoming a top issue. City council members Jill Gaebler and David Geislinger talk about how affordable housing is confused with attainable housing, how it affects our economy, how it’s making it more difficult to attract new business to our community, what is being done about it, and a lot more.
CC President Jill Tiefenthaler, PPCC President Lance Bolton and District 2 Superintendent Wendy Birhanzel talk about groundbreaking scholarships and programs at Colorado College and Pikes Peak Community College to provide better access to higher education. How these programs can change the future for students, our community, and a lot more.
Ent Center for the Arts will be celebrating their second anniversary in January. Aisha Ahmad-Post, Caitlin Lowans, and Daisy McGowan talk about the importance of the center to the community, the Galleries of Contemporary Art, Theatreworks and a lot more.
Executive Director of SBDC, Aikta Marcoulier, talks about their upcoming Second Annual Cybersecurity Summit. Critical information for businesses…from beginner info to understanding international compliance. Plus, details on how you can get signed up and more.
Colorado Springs Police Chief Vince Niski and Executive Director of Police Foundation of Colorado Springs, Nicole Magic, talk about the upcoming 34th Annual Medal of Valor Luncheon. What the awards represent, Medal of Honor recipient, Officer Cem Duzel, how you can attend, and much more.
Talking all things Olympic City USA, Janet Suthers and Doug Price from the Task Force, and Mike Beagley, from the Olympic Training Center, talk about the new sign along I-25 and other upcoming projects. How Colorado Springs became Olympic City USA. How the training center came to Colorado Springs, and a lot more.
Shawn Kelly from The Home Front Cares and Buddy Newton from Peak Military Care Network talk about the upcoming merger between the two organizations. What led to the decision to merge. How this benefits our local military community. The timeline for the merger, and a lot more.
Mike Moran from the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation and Stephanie Leasure, Athletic Director from Doherty High School, talk about the 20th Annual Sports Hall of Fame. The 2019 Class. The incredible sports talent in Colorado Springs, and a lot more.
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is celebrating 70 years. Gretchen Pressley talks about the history of the shelter and dispels some myths that have popped up along the way. And, Gretchen also gives us updates on the Steel City Alley Cats, details about the Wellness Waggin’ and more.
Dr. Liza Dadone from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo talks about her upcoming trip to Uganda for Operation Twiga to help relocate giraffes to safer regions, plus more details on the Rocky Mountain Wolf Project Colorado Restoration. And, Rachel Wright give us a zoo baby update and details on Boo At The Zoo.
Alexxis Barton and Paul Myers-Bennett from BBB of Southern Colorado talk about how important customer reviews are for business, and recognizing excellent customer service at BBB’s “A Night of Excellence” Presented by Bob Penkhus Volvo, Mazda, Volkswagon and Mitsubishi. And General Manager of Bob Penkhus, Sevon Styker, talks about how important customer service is to their business, why customers continue to come back to Bob Penkhus, and their slogan, “where nobody buys just one”.
Vince Stites, owner of Hellscream Haunted House and Haunted Mines, talks about getting into the business. The incredible culture behind haunted houses. Changes you’ll see at each of the haunted houses and a lot more.
CEO of Palmer Land Trust, Rebecca Jewett, talks about their upcoming Southern Colorado Conservation Awards, happening October 3rd at the Antlers Hotel. And we talk with two honorees, Dr. Michael Bartolo, Director of the Colorado State University Arkansas Valley Research Center, and Duke Phillips IV, COO of Ranchlands, about being recognized this year.
Andy Vick and Jonathan Toman from the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region talk about Arts Month in October. The kickoff event, Artini, on September 27th, how you can see all of the upcoming events, #ArtsOctober, and a lot more! For more info please go to PeakRadar.com.
Dr. Derek Hatch from Mountain View Medical Group, part of DaVita Medical Group, continues our conversation on childhood obesity during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Helping parents with what foods are best for kids, increasing activity, and battling too much screen time.
District Wildlife Manager Corey Adler with Colorado Parks and Wildlife talks about the three mountain lion attacks in Colorado this year and what most likely lead to them. Tips if you encounter a mountain lion. And, bears are getting ready to hibernate…what you need to know.
Kevin Madsen and Sara Fant from Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management, talk about what is Emergency Management. Potential impacts of a disaster that most don’t think about. What you can do to help prepare, and a lot more.
Nicole Magic, Executive Director of the Police Foundation of Colorado Springs, talks about the upcoming Vittles for Vests (and the Rest), October 6th at the Garden of the Gods Club, plus on the upcoming Medal of Valor Luncheon. Details at PFCOS.org.
Leah Davis Witherow, Curator of History from Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, talks about the new exhibit, “Evidence: Finding the Facts About General William Jackson Palmer. Opening Saturday, September 14, 2019.
Jonathan Liebert and Paul Myers-Bennett from the BBB of Southern Colorado talk about a recent letter from The Business Roundtable signed by CEO’s of nearly 200 companies saying that shareholder value is no longer their main objective. This shift to corporate social responsibility. Best practices. BBB4Good, and a lot more.
Jon Karrol, Dianna Manz and Megan Clegg talk about Special Kids Special Families, Zach’s Place. Talk about the incredible service and programs they offer. The impact they’re making on families, and a lot more. Probably going to want to grab some tissue!
Captain Lindsey Vigna and Gretchen Pressley from the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region talks about recent animal cruelty cases and dog attacks in our community. Understanding the laws, and what to do if you have concerns. Plus, Pawtoberfest is right around the corner.
We continue our series with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Today we switch our attention from the job seeker to the employer. Erica Romero and Becca Tonn talked about how skills-based hiring is helping companies, upcoming workshops, and much more!
Yvette Maher, Chief Development Officer for Dream Centers, talks about the services they provide in the community including medical and helping the ‘hidden homeless’. Plus, the ribbon cutting on their new Family Services Center.