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Invisible Disabilities Association

1/13/2020
The Invisible Disabilities Association (IDA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. IDA is about believing. We believe you! The frequently invisible nature of illness and pain may lead to disbelief about that illness or pain by those surrounding the person who lives daily with invisible disabilities. This disbelief can lead to misunderstandings, rejection by friends, family and heath care providers. It may also lead to accusations of laziness or faking an illness. We are passionate about providing...

Duration:00:26:31

Questions About Retirement

1/5/2020
As baby boomers start to reach retirement age there are a lot of questions. How much does it take to retire? When should I retire? How much should I be saving? We cover all these questions and more with The Retirement Guy, Bob Schultz. He gives a planning tips and the realities for folks planning to retreat from the workplace. http://www.retirementguy.org/

Duration:00:26:01

Flu In Colorado

12/9/2019
It looks like this year’s flu season is just getting started. In fact, the CDC is reporting that 2.9 percent of visits to healthcare providers were related to influenza-like illness (ILI) – and that ILI has been at or above the national baseline of 2.4 percent for three weeks now. That's why healthcare providers at MedExpress Urgent Care are strongly encouraging people to make sure they get a flu vaccine.

Duration:00:23:50

Denver Feed-A-Family

12/2/2019
Denver Feed A Family continues Daddy Bruce Randolph's 50 year Thanksgiving tradition of feeding Denver's families in need by collecting, assembling, and distributing approximately 5,000 Thanksgiving baskets. It takes over 1,000 volunteers to make this happen. Come down and lend a hand and help the Epworth Foundation continue this Denver tradition.

Duration:00:26:01

Bessie's Hope

11/18/2019
Bessie’s Hope enhances the quality of life for nursing home and assisted living elders by bringing generations together in mutually rewarding relationships that honor the human spirit and create life-enriching volunteer opportunities for youth, families, individuals, community organizations and businesses.

Duration:00:25:44

Basic Finances For Kids

11/11/2019
Gregg is a Certified Financial Planner and consultant who has become a leading advocate for sound parenting, child accountability, and financial literacy. As a father of six, it was his idea to throw away the family paper chore chart and piggy bank to find a way to combine the chore chart with the technology his kids were using. For more than 20 years, Gregg has led a very successful personal insurance and financial services practice. A graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in...

Duration:00:25:59

MAXWELL’S STORY from his Mom, Amber

10/28/2019
I have two year-old twins named Maxwell & Riley. Like any parent, they are my world. About a year ago, Maxwell, was diagnosed with a rare neurological disease called SLC6A1. The disease is too rare to even have a formal name and is known only by the genetic location. We were told nothing could be done and I chose not to accept that answer. I called 200 scientists over the course of a month and found the disease can be cured via gene replacement therapy. A world renowned scientist and I are...

Duration:00:24:36

The Tire Mom

10/21/2019
Diana Hubner, The Tire Mom LLC, is on a mission to educate the public about tire safety and she is touring the country to promote her new book, Tire Mom: A Journey of Hurting, Helping and Healing. Traveling across the country to create tire safety awareness, she hosted her first book signing event this past Thursday, October 17 in Denver Last year, she purchased a set of tires for a family in each of the 50 states, some of them perfect strangers, to help heal from the death of her husband in...

Duration:00:24:30

Gail Hamilton Author and Inspirational Speaker

10/15/2019
Gail believes that “Our desire to fly must be bigger than our fear of falling.” Gail holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Music degree in vocal performance, and a Master of Arts degree in psychology and counseling. As a speaker, author, facilitator, performer, and teacher, Gail has empowered, and inspired others to see their opportunities, choices, passion, creativity, and to live a life of greatness. Gail’s autobiography: “Soaring into Greatness: a Blind Woman’s Vision to Live...

Duration:00:24:52

Imagination Library/ Dolly Parton Foundation

10/7/2019
When Sara Randall moved to Denver from California in 2014, she was familiar with the program from her work in the nonprofit sector, and couldn’t believe it didn’t already exist in her new zip code. Randall, with the help of a few volunteers, started the Imagination Library of Denver (ILD), which now serves 900 kids in three Denver zip codes (80205, 80211, and 80220). “This program is proven to increase kindergarten readiness and kids in the program test higher on assessments,” says Randall,...

Duration:00:23:31

Community Resources, Inc. - Sept 29, 2019

9/30/2019
Community Resources Inc. is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit that has served the students, families, and staff of Denver and Denver Public Schools since 1972. The goal of our organization is to enhance the education of students utilizing hundreds of volunteers from the Denver community who share their time, knowledge and enthusiasm. Each year CRI creates and coordinates thousands of programs that reach over 90,000 student contacts.

Duration:00:25:07

Timothy Krueger, Artistic Director of Saint Martin’s Chamber Choir

9/23/2019
An introduction to Colorado’s first and most influential professional choir and their impact on the musical community of Colorado.

Duration:00:24:23

Advocates for Recovery with James Gonnon, Peer recovery Coach

9/16/2019
Advocates for recovery Colorado is a grass roots organization made up of people throughout Colorado who are part of the new recovery movement. www.advocatesforrecovery.org

Duration:00:26:22

Mental Health Month - May 25, 2019

5/26/2019
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/

Duration:00:38:20

Bison Industry - May 12, 2019

5/13/2019
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/

Duration:00:25:33

Money Matters for Kids - Apr 28, 2019

4/29/2019
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

Duration:00:25:59

Central City Opera - Apr 21, 2019

4/22/2019
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/

Duration:00:25:16

National Advanced Care Planning Week - Apr 14, 2019

4/15/2019
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...

Duration:00:25:57

The Curious Theatre Company - Apr 7, 2019

4/8/2019
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/

Duration:00:25:54

Girl Scouts of Colorado - Mar 31, 2019

4/1/2019
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/

Duration:00:25:45