Louie talks with Tony Escobedo and Mike Peoples of the American Red Cross. They talk about the different services they provide, including disaster response, blood donations, and safety preparedness training such as First Aid and CPR. Mike also shares his inspirational story of how he became involved with the American Red Cross. The El Paso office of the American Red Cross is located at 3620 Admiral. 915-592-0208, http://www.redcross.org/tx/el-paso. Aired July 13, 2013.
To mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War, Dennis re-airs his interview from July 13, 2013, with Robert Medrano, Programs Manager for the USO El Paso. Hear about this important volunteer-based organization that has been providing support for US troops for decades. Hear about volunteer opportunities as well as upcoming events such as the Oryx Challenge cycling event taking place on September 15, 2013 (http://www.raceadventuresunlimited.com/09-15-2013/Oryx-Challenge/647). Robert also talks about the special services available at the USO locations across the region.
Greg, Liz, and Tom talk with vegan cookbook author Terry Hope Romero, whose delightful books include "Vegan Eats World," "Viva Vegan," and "Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World." Find out about the challenges and rewards of making successfully tasty vegan dishes that even meat-eaters of the world will enjoy. http://veganlatina.com/
KIDS-N-CO. founder, Jan Wolfe, along with Clarissa McCracken who plays the evil Queen Malvina, preview the company’s special 25th Anniversary presentation of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as Performed by Professor TJ Barker's Troupe of Theatricals.
Denise & Norma talk about the ongoing decline of the trees of the El Paso region. Trees in the region are suffering because of poor watering practices, ongoing drought, and damage that was suffered several seasons ago. We'll also find out what to do if your grass is looking crunchy. Are grub worms to blame?
Louie talks with Sonia Villa-Olivas and Margie Brickey of the UTEP Alumni Association about the UTEP PICK-NIC, taking place Saturday, July 13, at 23 locations across the U.S., in the Kingdom of Bhutan, and here in El Paso at Memorial Park (3-7 p.m., 3200 Copia). The community is invited for a day of games, entertainment, and prizes. Bring a side dish and drinks! Visit http://alumni.utep.edu/picnic, call 915-747-8600, or email email@example.com for more information.
Three extraordinary women, teaching artists and long-time friends – Rosa Guerrero, dance historian and humanitarian; Billie Brown, Executive and Artistic Director of Theatre Inc.; and Nina Gomez, Artistic Director of Danzas Españolas – come together to talk about their creative journeys and their participation in the City’s Community Arts Program.
Rosa Guerrero - www.rosaguerrero.com, (915) 566-5084 Nina Gomez – Danzas Españolas (915) 533-1713 Billie Brown – Theatre, Inc. (915) 821-0150 El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department – (915) 541-4481 www.elpasotexas.gov/mcad
Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about the upcoming Master Gardener classes, taking place September 12-November 21. Hear about the ways the Master Gardeners contribute to the community through workshops and other volunteer activities. The deadline to apply for the Master Gardener class is is August 20. Register by phone at 915-860-2515, or online at http://elp.tamu.edu/horticulture/. Aired July 6, 2013.
Charles talks with James Fino, member of the Producers Guild of America partner in Starburns Industries production facilities in Hollywood. Fino talks about the recent screenings at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre of 2 classic 1970s Universal films that originally debuted in Sensurround. The screenings that took place in June 2013 brought back the earth-rattling Sensurround experience to audiences who viewed the 1978 feature film "Battlestar Galactica" and 1974's classic "Earthquake." Fino also gives us a brief history of Sensurround, including an explanation of why it didn't last. Aired July 6, 2013.
The Mayapan Farmers Market will take place each Saturday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., 2000 Texas Ave. La Mujer Obrera established the Mayapan Farmers Market in 2011 as part of an overall strategy to increase access to fresh, locally grown food for the Chamizal neighborhood residents and the rest of the community. The Mayapan Farmers Market is SNAP friendly and operates on a seasonal basis. Info: 915-217-1126.
Louie talks to Mexican Consul General Jacobo Prado and Assistant Professor Dr. Eva Moya, UTEP Social Work Department, about a new collaborative project for the community called "Ventanilla de Salud." It's designed to serve the community in health issues and is open to all. For more information, call (915)533-8555, extension 221, or online at http://www.ventanilla_desalud.com.
Louie and Dennis talk with local veterinarian Randy Shinaut about tips to keep your pet cool and safe this summer. Should you have questions about your pet, travel questions, vaccinations and more, it's best that you call your own veterinarian.
Minerva Laveaga, Director of BorderSenses, along with Project Directors Daniel Rios (Memorias del Silencio) and Yasmin Ramirez (For Word) talk about a competition for young writers and the release of a new anthology.