In a rebroadcast from Oct. 6, 2012, Florence welcomes fitness & nutrition expert Patrick Hopkins for a virtual tour through a grocery store to pick the best and healthiest foods for optimum health. (The first in a series of conversations). www.builtbypatrick.comAired Jan. 26, 2013.
Bill, Denise, and Norma talk with Master Gardener Donna Beamesderfer about rose pruning. Why is this the best season for pruning? Donna explains the whys and hows, and she also explains why one shouldn't panic when it's time to cut back those rose canes.
Louie is joined in the studio by Master Naturalists Clarence "Kiki" Cooper, Bob Vines, and Cille D'asenzo, who share information on the Texas Master Naturalist Program, which educates individuals on the archaeology, ecology, geology, and animal life of the Chihuahuan Desert. Volunteers who finish the Texas Master Naturalist course become Certified Master Naturalists and can share their knowledge with the public. Applications are being accepted for the next series of Texas Master Naturalist Classes, which begin on February 13. Call the Texas AgriLife Extension for more details, 915-860-2515, or visit http://txmn.org/trans_pecos/Aired Jan. 25, 2013.
In a rebroadcast from April 20, 2010, Florence Schwein welcomes back attorney and senior advocate, Stephanie Townsend Allala. Allala specializes in elder law, and she touches on the recent changes in Medicaid & Medicare in the State of Texas. She also explains why seniors don't have to lose their home to the state if they have to receive 24/7 care at a nursing facility. Allala points out that good legal advice can save families thousands of dollars as well as emotional suffering. www.elpasoelderlaw.com, 915-257-0420.
Slam Master, Krystal Oblinger and one of the founders, Ray Ramos preview the Free Hole Slam series first event of the year with featured poet, Myrlin Hepworth.
Free Hole Slam Presents Myrlin Hepworth Tuesday, January 22 6pm Workshop and Slam Sign Up, 7pm Poetry Slam, 8pm Featured Poet The Network's back lounge The Red Room 317 E. Mills (915) 204-8275, www.freeholeslam.com