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Back to School Worry and Anxiety - August 30, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Back to School Worry and Anxiety - August 30, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 30, 2022

On Tuesday's "The Extra", the discussion centered on coping with back-to-school worry and anxiety for students, teachers and parents, and how to manage emotional and mental challenges.  Guests included two principals of the James Irwin Charter Schools, Cari Reed and Saadia Dumas, as well as published therapist Dr. Monica Vermani, author of the book A Deeper Wellness: Conquering Stress, Mood, Anxiety and Traumas.  More info at jamesirwin.org

A Call to Order Professional Organizers - August 26, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

A Call to Order Professional Organizers - August 26, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

August 26, 2022

Gina Caughey with A Call to Order Professional Organizers to discuss calming the chaos that "back to school season" can bring. 

Voices of Grief Support and Education Center - August 25, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Voices of Grief Support and Education Center - August 25, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 25, 2022

On Thursday's "The Extra", we previewed two uplifting, inspiring and compassionate programs.  The programs, sponsored by The Voices of Grief Support and Education Center, are Wednesday evening September 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM and Thursday September 29, from 9:00 am to 3:30 PM at the ENT Center for the Arts.  Dr. Alan Wolfelt will be a key presenter.  The Wednesday program will focus on supporting anyone who has suffered a significant loss and those who wish to know more about how to support and encourage family and friends in their grief. Thursday's program will focus on Exploring Grief after Suicide. Anyone who has experienced grief because of a suicide or those who wish to know more about how to support their family and friends in this experience.  More information on how to register is at VoicesofGriefCenter.org or call 719-286-0612. 

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Dealing with Back-to-School Stress and Anxiety - August 19, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Dealing with Back-to-School Stress and Anxiety - August 19, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

August 19, 2022

Lots of kids returned to school this week and while it is an exciting time for some, it brings stress and anxiety to others. Kids Crossing, a local child placement agency and therapy clinic, joined Andrew Rogers on 'The Extra' to offer tips on managing back-to-school stress and anxiety for kids and families as they head back to the classroom. 

Kids Health - August 17, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Kids Health - August 17, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 17, 2022

On Wednesday's "The Extra", the show focused on health concerns as parents send their children back to school.  Dr. Ross McKinney , head of the  Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) , talked about the importance of childhood vaccines, while Thomas Ylioja, PhD, of National Jewish Health in Denver, talked about new tools to help teens quit vaping.  More information at MyLifeMyQuit.com

Colorado Springs Airport - August 16, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Colorado Springs Airport - August 16, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 16, 2022

On Tuesday's "The Extra", guest Greg Phillips, Director of Aviation for the Colorado Springs Airport, discussed service, airfares, tourism and the buildout of the Peak Innovation Park.  More info at FlyCOS.com

Silver Key - August 15, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Silver Key - August 15, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 15, 2022

On Monday's "The Extra", Derek Wilson and Jayme Holligan of the organization "Silver Key" shared information about the services offered to the Pikes Peak area's seniors, and volunteer opportunities to get you more connected.  They talked about enhanced services at the Tri-Lakes Senior Center and the volunteer opportunities there; as well, they shared the need for more drivers for the Meals-on-Wheels program.  More info available at SilverKey.org or by calling (719) 884-2300. 

Justin Hermes - August 12, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Justin Hermes - August 12, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

August 12, 2022

Justin Hermes, host of 'Real Estate Realities' joined Andrew Rogers on 'The Extra' to discuss how the Colorado Springs real estate market is changing. 

Michelle Peulen - Colorado Department of Transportation - August 11, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Michelle Peulen - Colorado Department of Transportation - August 11, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 11, 2022
On Thursday's "The Extra", guest Michelle Peulen, CDOT Region 2 Communications Manager shared with us information on a variety of road projects: 
  • CO 115 improvements underway
  • I-25 & CO 94 MAMSIP project update
  • CO 16 (Mesa Ridge Parkway) Bridge maintenance work
  • Powers & Research Parkway update
  • US 24 Sign Installation 
  • US 50 in Pueblo (Purcell Blvd and resurfacing project Bonforte to Avondale)
  • I-25 Exit 11 update

She also suggested numbers for project updates:  Text "CO115" to 866-762-3640 for Highway 115 updates; call 720-507-6255 to get Powers/Research project updates; for planning trips, go to COTrip.org and download the app. 

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - August 10, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - August 10, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 10, 2022
On Wednesday's "The Extra", even when you carefully plan and budget for a vacation or big project, additional expenses often creep up. BBB has recommendations so you can avoid getting the short end of the stick.  More information is available at BBB.org
Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC - August 9, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC - August 9, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 9, 2022

On Tuesday's "The Extra", we focused on the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC, the largest chamber of commerce and economic development organization in southern Colorado. As a member-based organization, they provide several opportunities for members to promote their businesses and grow their professional networks throughout the region. Guest Donna Carlson, vice president of member services, Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation, shared her thoughts on membership. More info at ColoradoSpringsChamberEDC.com

Pikes Peak APEX - August 8, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Pikes Peak APEX - August 8, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

August 8, 2022

On Monday's "The Extra", we focused on the upcoming Pikes Peak APEX mountain bike challenge scheduled Sept. 22-25, 2022.  The event itself is a fundraise for the PPORA Trail Stewardship Fund, which has raised over $25,000 in the first two years of the APEX – all of which has been put back into the trails in the Pikes Peak Region. More info at pikespeakapex.com.

El Paso County’s Fentanyl Crisis - August 5, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

El Paso County’s Fentanyl Crisis - August 5, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

August 5, 2022

As cases of deaths related to the drug Fentanyl continues, Andrew Rogers was joined by 4th Judicial District Attorney Michael Allen to discuss how law enforcement and prosecutors are looking to address the drug as well as what needs to be done to strengthen enforcement efforts. Andrew was also joined by Andrea Tully the Chief Toxicologist in the El Paso County Coroner's office to discuss the true danger of the drug. 

All Things Student Loans - August 3, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

All Things Student Loans - August 3, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

August 3, 2022

Parents and students have a lot on their plates when it comes to paying for college.  Now that many students are heading back to campus this fall families may be looking for student loan financing options to help cover tuition costs and living expenses.  SoFi’s Brian Walsh joined Andrew Rogers to discuss the tips below when shopping for a student loan. 

Rocky Mountain Women’s Film - July 28, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Rocky Mountain Women’s Film - July 28, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 28, 2022

On Thursday's "The Extra", the spotlight was on Rocky Mountain Women’s Film.  Since its inception, RMWF has screened nearly 1000 films, hosted more than 250 filmmakers, and served an audience of tens of thousands. The Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival is the longest running women’s film festival in the Western Hemisphere.  Guests Linda Broker, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Women’s Film and Mary Zalmenak, Rocky Mountain Women’s Film patron, shared about their experiences.  Upcoming events include a free screening of "Chely Wright - Wish Me Away" at the Pikes Peak East Library today (July 28th), Film Club on August 9th and the upcoming "Cinema in the Park" on Saturday August 13th.  More info at RMWFilm.org

Rocky Mountain State Games - July 27, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Rocky Mountain State Games - July 27, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 27, 2022

On "The Extra", guests chatted about the upcoming Weekend #2 of the Rocky Mountain State Games, the state's largest multi-sport festival for athletes of all ages and athletic abilities, including those with physical disabilities, visual impairments, and intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD).  More information about competing, venues and events is at RockyMountainStateGames.org

Colorado Preservation, Inc. - July 26, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Colorado Preservation, Inc. - July 26, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 26, 2022

On "The Extra", host Shannon Brinias talked to organizers of a weekend festival in San Luis to celebrate its unique cultural and historic heritage.  Colorado Preservation, Inc. (CPI) is sponsoring an "On the Road" conference, which will include a variety of planned activities and gatherings Aug. 5-6.  CPI is Colorado’s nonprofit historic preservation advocacy organization, promoting historic preservation statewide by providing information, education, training, expertise, and advocacy.  More information on the weekend's event as well as the organization available at ColoradoPreservation.org

A Conversation on Aging  - July 22, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

A Conversation on Aging - July 22, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

July 22, 2022

Greg Coopman, host of Senior Talk weekends on KRDO NewsRadio, and founder of Heartfelt Care at Home joined Andrew Rogers to discuss a number of issues currently facing the senior population across Southern Colorado. 

Rocky Mountain ADA Center - July 21, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Rocky Mountain ADA Center - July 21, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 21, 2022

On Thursday's "The Extra", guest Emily Shuman joined host Shannon Brinias to discuss the importance of the Americans with Disabilities Act's 32nd anniversary.  The Rocky Mountain ADA Center was created to provide  information, guidance,  training  and FREE technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) tailored to meet the needs of individuals and organizations in Colorado and Colorado Springs. The center is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with more information available at RockyMountainADA.org

Catherine Hammond - July 19, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Catherine Hammond - July 19, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 19, 2022
On the Extra, Catherine Hammond, an award-winning attorney and the founder of Hammond Law Group, joined host Shannon Brinias this morning to talk about her experience as a caregiver and pass on some of her wisdom to help you as you support those you love.  The Hammond Law Group offers estate planning and life care support services.  You can find out more by attending a webinar or in-person event.  Upcoming dates are: 

Workshops:

Webinar: Tuesday, July 26th at 4:00 pm

In-person workshops:

· Tuesday, Aug 2nd

· Saturday, Aug 6th

Register at ColoradoEstatePlan.com or call 719.520.1474
Michelle Peulen - July 18, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Michelle Peulen - July 18, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 18, 2022

Michelle Peulen, CDOT Communications Manager for Region 2, talks about current and upcoming road projects.

Palmer Land Conservancy - July 15, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Palmer Land Conservancy - July 15, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

July 15, 2022

Palmer Land Conservancy works with local farmers and ranchers to conserve their land, water, and their way of life. Palmer is dedicated to accelerating the pace of land and water conservation to keep farmers farming, ranchers, ranching, and fresh, local food available to all of those who call southern Colorado home. From now through the fall, from seed to harvest, local farmers and ranchers are working seven days a week to provide the community with nourishing and delicious food.

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - July 13, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - July 13, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 13, 2022
On Wednesday's "The Extra", Adah Rodriguez and Alexxis Barton of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Southern Colorado joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about ways you can navigate high inflation and other financial burdens brought on by our current economic troubles. 
More information available at BBB.org and BBB.com/ScamTracker - BBB Scam Tracker to report a scam online.
El Paso County Fair - July 12, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

El Paso County Fair - July 12, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 12, 2022

On Tuesday's "The Extra," we talk to listeners about the 2022 El Paso County Fair, celebrating the county's rich Western and agricultural heritage. Guests were Carrie Geitner, El Paso County Commissioners District 2, and Makena Norton, 2022 El Paso County Fair Queen, sharing their favorite Fair experiences. Tickets and more information available at ElPasoCountyFair.com

Trails and Open Spaces Coalition - July 11, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Trails and Open Spaces Coalition - July 11, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

July 11, 2022

On Monday's "The Extra", the topic was the many ways to enjoy the trails while giving back and helping maintain our areas here in the PIkes Peak Region.  Doug Price, CEO/Pres. of Visit Colorado Springs and Susan Davies, Executive Director of the Trails and Open Spaces Coalition joined host Shannon Brinias to discuss how residents and visitors are encouraged to become “friends” of our parks and open spaces through volunteer groups like Friends of the Peak, Friends of Ute Valley Park, Guardians of Palmer Park and more.  In addition to trail workdays, there are events like Creek Week cleanup and the August 13th TOPS Starlight Spectacular, a bicycling/walking/running nighttime experience in Garden of the Gods. More info can be found at trailsandopenspaces.org.

A Call to Order Professional Organizers - July 8, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

A Call to Order Professional Organizers - July 8, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

July 8, 2022

Gina Caughey with A Call to Order Professional Orgizners joined Andrew Rogers to discuss ways to bring order back into your home and life. 

Rick Stevens - July 1, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Rick Stevens - July 1, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

July 1, 2022

Rick Stevens, host of Money Matters, weekends on KRDO NewsRadio joined Andrew Rogers on 'The Extra' to talk about how to navigate financially with the current inflation picutre. 

Star-Spangled Symphony & July 4th Block Party - June 30, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Star-Spangled Symphony & July 4th Block Party - June 30, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

June 30, 2022

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Colorado Springs Sports Corporation are excited to present the Star-Spangled Symphony & July 4th Block Party – a free concert and block party at the Pikes Peak Center in downtown Colorado Springs on July 4, 2022!

Healthy Kids Colorado Survey - June 29, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Healthy Kids Colorado Survey - June 29, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 29, 2022
On "The Extra", the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently released results of its Healthy Kids Survey.  Survey Manager Emily Fine joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about the findings, which reflect the first time Colorado youth were surveyed on these questions since the pandemic began.  More info at HealthyKidsColo.org
Chuck Broerman - June 27, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Chuck Broerman - June 27, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

June 27, 2022

El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman talks about the El Paso County Primary Election.

Sachs Foundation - June 23, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Sachs Foundation - June 23, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 23, 2022

On KRDO's "The Extra" Thursday, Ben Ralston, CEO of the Sachs Foundation joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about a partnership to offer Black college graduates in Colorado an opportunity to make an impact as an educator. The Sachs Foundation has supported Black Coloradans since 1931, is teaming up with Teach For America (TFA) Colorado, the state branch of a national organization that expands educational opportunity for children by recruiting and training educators. The organizations intend to build a community of Black educators through cohort groups and supplement salaries to address the shortage of Black teachers in Colorado. More at   sachsfoundation.org and teachforamerica.org.

Hal Bruno Kids Camp - June 22, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Hal Bruno Kids Camp - June 22, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 22, 2022

On Wednesday's "The Extra", we shine a spotlight on the Hal Bruno Kids Camp being held in Southern Colorado this month.  These camps are sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, and the kids attending are those who've lost a parent or sibling in a firefighting line-of-duty death.  More info at firehero.org

Justin Hermes - June 17, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Justin Hermes - June 17, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

June 17, 2022

Justin Hermes, host of Real Estate Realities joined Andrew Rogers on 'The Extra' to discuss the impacts that the federal reserve interest rates will have on the local real estate industry.  Call Justin with any questions at 719-232-1063.

Michelle Peulen -June 15, 2022 - KRDO’s Morning News

Michelle Peulen -June 15, 2022 - KRDO’s Morning News

June 15, 2022

It's Cone Zone Season! On KRDO's "The Extra" Wednesday, Michelle Peulen, CDOT Communications Manager for Region 2 joins us to talk about what CDOT does to make a safe work zone; what you need to do to be safe as you navigate through cone zones; and projects starting just this week.

Colorado Springs Sports Corporation - June 14, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Colorado Springs Sports Corporation - June 14, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 14, 2022

On Tuesday's "The Extra", guest Dani Barger with the Colorado Springs Chamber & Economic Development Corporation will be joined by guest Molly Sharples of the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation discussing with host Shannon Brinias and KRDO News Radio listeners sports and community events in Colorado Springs and how those topics promote business in Colorado Springs.

ProRodeo - June 13, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

ProRodeo - June 13, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 13, 2022

The best in PRORODEO are coming to Colorado Springs as the 81st Cinch Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo welcomes the 2022 NFR Open, July 13-16, 2022 at scenic Norris Penrose Event Center! The inaugural NFR Open powered by RAM will be one of the biggest rodeos of the 2022 PRORODEO season with $1 million in payouts. More info at facebook.com/PikesPeakRodeo

Pikes Peak Regional Building Department - June 10, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Pikes Peak Regional Building Department - June 10, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

June 10, 2022

Andrew Rogers was joined by Greg Dingrando with the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department to discuss the role the regional building department plays in the area, the growth in permits, what's expected in the coming year, and how the regional building department plays in educating consumers and contractors across their service area. 

Feast of St. Arnold - June 9, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Feast of St. Arnold - June 9, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 9, 2022

On Thursday's "The Extra", host Shannon Brinias brought listeners information on this Saturday's Feast of St. Arnold, benefitting Westside Cares.   "Colorado's Family Friendly Beer Festival ", set for June 11th, showcases the best of Colorado's craft brewers, winemakers, and emerging distilleries. It is located on the historic grounds of the Chapel of our Saviour Episcopal Church in the heart of the Broadmoor Neighborhood at the foot of Cheyenne Mountain. Tickets and more info can be found at FeastofSaintArnold.com. More information on Westside Cares is here.

 
Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - June 8, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - June 8, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 8, 2022
On Wednesday's "The Extra", Adah Rodriguez and Alexxis Barton of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Southern Colorado joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about ways scammers are targeting victims, specifically through so-called "puppy scams", "side-hustle scams", "mystery shopper scams" and "dental work scams".  More information and how to report at the following websites: 
Petscams tracks complaints, catalogues puppy scammers and endeavors to get fraudulent pet sales websites taken down.
ReportFraud.FTC.gov-to file a complaint online with the  Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or call 877-FTC-Help.
BBB.com/ScamTracker - BBB Scam Tracker to report a scam online.
Chad Spencer - June 7, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Chad Spencer - June 7, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 7, 2022

On Tuesday's "The Extra", how do you bridge the gap between estate planning and when crisis occurs?  Attorney Chad Spencer, with the Hammond Law Group, joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about Life Care Planning, which means developing a plan to help seniors and their families navigate the process of aging.  More info available at  719.520.1474 and for information on upcoming events, visit the group's website: Colorado Estate Plan

Chuck Broerman - June 6, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Chuck Broerman - June 6, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

June 6, 2022

On Monday's "The Extra", guest Chuck Broerman, Clerk and Recorder for El Paso County discussed elections. With less than four weeks before the Primary Election on June 28, he offered information on what you need to know to vote and provide you with facts, not fiction, about the election process. If ballot isn’t received by June 17, contact 719-575-VOTE.  Your ballot may look a little different this election due to redistricting. An interactive map of ballot drop boxes, Voter Service and Polling Centers and all locations, as well as sample ballots, can be found at EPCVotes.com

Manitou Pollinators - May 26, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Manitou Pollinators - May 26, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 26, 2022
On Thursday's "The Extra", host Shannon Brinias talked to members of the Manitou Pollinators about their upcoming "Pollinator Festival", an annual event meant to celebrate and sustain pollinator habitat.  More info at the following links: 
Suggested reading: Fire and Flood by Eugene LindenArticle by Julia Bentz, follow @JuliaBentz1 on Twitter
Meadowgrass Music Festival - May 24, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

Meadowgrass Music Festival - May 24, 2022 - The Extra with Andrew Rogers

May 24, 2022

The 13th annual Meadowgrass Music Festival is taking place Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, at La Foret Conference Center in Black Forest. The festival brings world class musical talent to Colorado Springs alongside local and regional performers, in a family-friendly environment. The event offers on-site camping, stunning views of Pikes Peak, a beer festival, yoga, teen and kid activities, local food vendors, and more!

Jon Karroll - Special Kids Special Families - May 23, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Jon Karroll - Special Kids Special Families - May 23, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 23, 2022

Special Kids Special Families is a nonprofit based in Colorado Springs that has been serving individuals with disabilities since 1998.  The non-profit is hiring and also promoting its training for would-be foster care parents during National Foster Care Month.  More info at SKSFColorado.org

Skyler McKinley - May 19, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Skyler McKinley - May 19, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 19, 2022

On Thursday's "The Extra", we're previewing the busy Memorial Day holiday travel weekend with Skyler McKinley of AAA.  More info at Colorado.aaa.org.  

Dr. Renata Prado - May 18, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Dr. Renata Prado - May 18, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 18, 2022

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.  Vanguard Skin Specialists' Dr. Renata Prado joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment options.  More info available at VanguardSkin.com

Colorado Springs Airport - May 17, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Colorado Springs Airport - May 17, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 17, 2022
The Colorado Springs Airport is Colorado’s small airport. Dana Schield, COS' Senior Public Communications Manager, describes how being small means COS has advantages in convenience and travel ease.  More info at FlyCOS.com
Silver Key - May 16, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Silver Key - May 16, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 16, 2022

For 52 years, Silver Key has been serving seniors in the Pikes Peak region.  On KRDO's "The Extra" , we learned how Silver Key supports a healthy quality of life for seniors, allowing them to age safely with dignity and independence. Derek Wilson, Chief Strategy Officer, Silver Key and Jayme Holligan, Director of Volunteers, Events, and Community Engagement, Silver Key, shared more about their Volunteer Impact Program (VIP) and the upcoming Senior Summit.  More info at SilverKey.org and  719-884-2300

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - May 11, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado - May 11, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 11, 2022
On Wednesday's "The Extra", Adah Rodriguez and Alexxis Barton with the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado joined host Shannon Brinias to talk about scammers focusing on cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens (NFT's) and gift text messages. 
 
Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC - May 10, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC - May 10, 2022 - The Extra with Shannon Brinias

May 10, 2022

On Tuesday's "The Extra", host Shannon Brinias was joined by Mike Juran, CEO of Altia and Camille Lavon, Special Project Mgr. with the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, to talk about employee retention, attracting new hires to Colorado Springs and the new initiative called Find Your COS, which includes programs to help interns and new hires connect with the community. More info at ColoradoSpringsChamberEDC.com and Altia.com