Life in Colorado
Mental Health Month - May 25, 2019

Mental Health Month - May 25, 2019

May 25, 2019

May is national Mental Health Month. This week we sit down with JoAnn Toney from Mental Health Center of Denver. We talk about the resources available and examine good mental health.

 

https://mhcd.org/

Bison Industry - May 12, 2019

Bison Industry - May 12, 2019

May 12, 2019

The bison industry is booming in Colorado. Bison thrive in our extreme weather and are considered a highly nutritious meat. No longer endangered, local ranchers want you to eat up. This week we talk with bison rancher and executive director of the National Bison Association, David Carter.

 

https://bisoncentral.com/

Money Matters for Kids - Apr 28, 2019

Money Matters for Kids - Apr 28, 2019

April 28, 2019

Kids and money. What do they know? What do they need to learn? We sit down with CFA Gregg Murset. He uses his expertise as a father of six to stress the long term importance of handing down understanding of money matters to the next generation.

 

https://busykid.com

Central City Opera - Apr 21, 2019

Central City Opera - Apr 21, 2019

April 21, 2019

The Central City Opera House has stood in the Black Hawk historic district since the 1930s. They have performed countless operas designed to "inspire creativity and open minds". We are joined by Emily Murdock, associate director of education. She shares their unique history and the summer plans of the Central City Opera.

 

https://centralcityopera.org/

National Advanced Care Planning Week - Apr 14, 2019

National Advanced Care Planning Week - Apr 14, 2019

April 14, 2019

April 15th isn't just tax day. It's the kick off of National Healthcare Decisions Week. Started back in 2008, medical professional use this week to urge people to discuss, decided, and document their advanced care wishes. Perform DNR or revive? Burial or cremation? Awkward topics to say the least. We are joined by family practitioner Dr. Todd Wisser. Dr. Wisser gives guidance on how to approach these delicate topics with loved ones.

 

https://www.nhdd.org/

https://www.nwphysicians.com/providers/todd-wisser-d-o/

The Curious Theatre Company - Apr 7, 2019

The Curious Theatre Company - Apr 7, 2019

April 7, 2019

In the heart of Denver is The Curious Theatre Company. Founded in 1997, the mantra "No Guts, No Story" has fueled passionate performances over the decades. This week we sit down with managing director Katie Maltais. She tells us about Curious history and their mission to engage the community using modern theater productions.

 

https://www.curioustheatre.org/

Girl Scouts of Colorado - Mar 31, 2019

Girl Scouts of Colorado - Mar 31, 2019

March 31, 2019

Cookie season is over but the Girls Scouts of Colorado are just gearing up for the year. They have new badges and new adventures. We speak with Mission Delivery Manager Emily Speck of Girl Scouts of Colorado. She tell us about the Gold Award the group's focus on STEM.

 

https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/

Aurora Symphony Orchestra - Mar 24, 2019

Aurora Symphony Orchestra - Mar 24, 2019

March 24, 2019

Back in the 1970s a couple of civic minded musicians decided to come together to bring beautiful music the Aurora. What started as a chamber group has grown to a full orchestra performing various modern and classical production for the community to enjoy. This week we are joined by Aurora Symphony Orchestra board chair Dr. Karlotta Davis and ASO musical director and conductor Dr. Norman Gamboa. They share the group's rich history and vision for the future.

 

http://www.aurorasymphony.org/

http://www.normangamboa.com/

Human Trafficking Part 2

Human Trafficking Part 2

March 17, 2019

This week we conclude our look at human trafficking. Founder and CEO of Made for Freedom Dawn Manske shares her expertise as a human trafficking victims advocate. This week we examine solutions and avenues for restoring the dignity of survivors.

 

 

https://madeforfreedom.com/

 

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/

Human Trafficking - Mar 10, 2019

Human Trafficking - Mar 10, 2019

March 10, 2019

Human trafficking. It's in the news and in our communities. We speak with the CEO of Made For Freedom, Dawn Manske. She opens our eyes to this global problem and the implications in Colorado. This is a two part presentation. Part one focuses on the statistics and understanding this is not a just a concern elsewhere. The problem is here and now.

 

https://madeforfreedom.com/