Laura interviews Bob Corwin and Bob Schule from the Citizens Supporting Our Armed Forces (CSOAF). The talked to Laura about their upcoming event the 9th Annual Red Bull Military Appreciation Day and car show happening Sunday June 25th. Country singer Rockie Lynne will be performing at noon. The event is at Central Park in North Branch and runs 9am-3. For more information go to www.csoaf.com.
Ken Gagner, superintendent of Braham Schools stopped in to talk with Laura about opportunities on the Braham school board. Ken also spoke about a online trophy case for the Braham school district they are developing so people can access it online by clicking on a year.
Laura interviewed Karen Ostlund owner of Learning Designs Learning Services, (www.designtolearn.com) Learning Designs works with students K-12 as an academic coach, they work with students one on one including helping with study skills.
Laura had a very special guest today for her morning interview, KBEK's own Rick Wiese and namesake of our Wiese Auditorium. Rick talked about working on the construction of the Wiese Auditorium and what it was like for him to see it all come together into one of premier live music venues in East Central Minnesota.
It was Pine City day on Laura's show as she interviewed Pine City Mayor Carl Peterson and Becky Schueller, Executive Director of the Pine City Chamber. They talked to Laura about Pine City's environmental projects and Freedom Fest which runs June 21st-25th. For more information on Freedom Fest go to www.pinecitychamber.com
Danielle Lee from The Local Bar & Lounge in Harris spoke to Laura about The Stark Summer Stroll happening Saturday June 24th in Stark (Fish Lake Township) The fun begins at 10am with games for all ages, crafts, and fairy hair, at the Fish Lake Town Hall, a parade at 1pm. It's a full day of fun with events at Full Moon Bar & Restaurant, North Folk Winery, and The Local Bar and Lounge. For more information check out the Stark Summer Stroll on FB.
Listen to Laura's interview with Joan Madsen Kirchner from Lake and Pines. Joan spoke about programs and assistance Lakes and Pines provides to our community, including advanced healthcare directive, Headstart, weatherization services, and much more. For more information you can call Lakes and Pines at 320-679-1800
Gary Shaw, president of the Cambridge Medical Center spoke about CMC and Allina Health. Gary had some great information about addition service, mental health, and primary care offered at the CMC. They serve a 140,000 residents in our area.
Laura interviews Lea Engnell who is the program manager for the Central Minnesota Housing Partnership about what they do and their upcoming free Home Stretch Workshops to help those looking to buy a home and the process. Lea had some great info to share.
Listen to Laura's interview with Mike Gainor, editor of The Pine City Pioneer, and Bonnie Menigo, president of The Pine Center for the Arts. Mike's art with be featured this month at the Pine City Center for the Arts in a new gallery show titled "Picturing Pine City, Images and Icons", a celebration of life in the Pine City area.